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  Request to members
Posted by: FlyGuy - 08-19-2018, 03:16 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (11)

Mosquito Nation,

Over the past few months we have noticed and seen a few things that have been lacking in the forum. We have seen too many folks join our forum and proceed to post "spam" threads throughout all forum topics except owner/builder specific topics. I have also noticed that there are  a number of owners that do not have the wing by there name which would give owner/builders access to Owners Manuals, ADs, and other owner privileges that can not be accessed without them. I believe this is the reason for the rash of questions that every owner/builder should know but may not have the access that they need. 

I would like to request a few things from you members that will help the Admin. of this Forum to get things ironed out, make it easier to get rid of the spammers more quickly, and help members with questions:

  1. Put information in your profile.
      In many cases there is no information in this area. This lets them and other members know your name, where you are located, and thus makes it easier to find support in your area or even get a chance to see a Mosquito in person. I so dislike calling someone "sdveck25". There is also a Mosquito Owners Map but because very few of our membership supply name, location, and serial number the information is incomplete and that is what all of you want, incomplete information! That serial number is very important. By including it in your profile the wing can be added to your name when all this recent chaos settles.

  2. Lack of participation by many members has come to an all time high. I look at some posts and see that it has been viewed   47 times and yet no one replies to it! Try to help members with questions. I remember when I joined the forum and asked a question. I was great to get a response with information that was usable. But lately many members want information bout will not help others. I have tried to spread information that I have learned but I am starting to draw the like on questions that already have threads or ones that members haven't tried to research at all (did you take training, how much fuel does it hold, or any other question that can easily be answered with the slightest amount of effort). If a person is too lazy to do any research I don't know if I want them flying around in a machine that can kill them or others.

I hope you will help to keep the forum on track and moving forward. Be safe.

Michael

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  Space X Parker Solar Probe lift off
Posted by: NatureRecycleFlorida - 08-12-2018, 09:21 PM - Forum: Abstract (not related to Mosquito) - Replies (2)

audio had to be muted some screaming kids destroyed audio Angry but enjoy







https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRZccZlbFc0

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  bent landing gear
Posted by: johngheli - 08-09-2018, 09:19 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (8)

First post! Pulled the trigger and bought a 60 hour XE, went out and got it, trailered to its new home late July.  So heli had just had it's annual done, but I have discovered a few things I need to address.  Like, well the previous owner had one or two rough landings and bent the landing support struts.  Heli now leans to the left 2 or 3 degrees. It was bad enough to require repairs. The repair looks like a downgrade from original design.  Support cables were replaced with like a local hardware fix.  Wire rope wrapped around post eyelets and clamped down without any protection from abrasion at eyelet. The mounting posts are seriously bent.  Also, when airborne one cable becomes loose and has major oscillation.  It's flexing like 6 or 8 inches in the middle.  Bad news.

So, I decided to do the right thing and replace entire assembly. Built the assembly jig.  E-mailed Composite FX with order, going on 2 weeks now, and haven't gotten a response.  Made a couple of calls and (I think it was Dwight I talked to), said to copy him and he'd check on it.  Well so far no response. 

So here's the question, has anyone tried to straighten these tubes?  I can get hardware from Wicks or somewhere, but not the strut tubes.  If they were straightened would they be strong enough?  

Really wanting to fly.  Didn't expect such poor customer support.

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  Highest Hour Mosquito (Any Model)
Posted by: yz125 - 08-09-2018, 12:54 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (4)

If you think your machine has a lot of time on it post the figure here.

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  PAW-CR Servo Gearbox | 90 Degree Gearbox Manufacturer - TQG
Posted by: tahmeddd - 08-08-2018, 12:14 PM - Forum: General Discussion - No Replies

What’s the output torque you need? Or pls tell us the power and the nominated speed of motor.
*The output torque (N.M)=9550x motor power(kw)/ motor speed (rpm)
*1 HP=0.75kw

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  Factory assist question
Posted by: JohnB - 08-08-2018, 05:23 AM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (16)

Sent in my deposit for a factory assist XET build. Trying to get down there Jan-Feb time frame. I was curious on where you guys stayed while you were down in Trenton?

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  Space X Falcon 9 launch
Posted by: NatureRecycleFlorida - 08-08-2018, 02:59 AM - Forum: Abstract (not related to Mosquito) - No Replies

impressive

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CLSsCk_N8w

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  first flight of an XET in Trenton Florida Factory
Posted by: NatureRecycleFlorida - 08-08-2018, 02:55 AM - Forum: Video Vault - No Replies

went by the factory and found out they were going to do a first flight of a new build enjoy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKjn2CIfjJg

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  Transport Mosquito On What?
Posted by: tedirelan - 08-03-2018, 11:47 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (20)

How do you transport your mosquito?  Does anyone have anything that encloses it? Thank you.

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  Deposit sent!
Posted by: Casey - 07-26-2018, 03:49 PM - Forum: General Discussion - Replies (29)

Put my deposit check in the mail yesterday for a brand new XE285! Man what a series of emotions I'm having today haha!  Tongue

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