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stalkervision
10-23-2007, 05:00 PM
I have seen some of these up close and they are truly awesome! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif Fast as hell and take terrific reflexes..! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1IXQVh5IbHc

Skunk_438RCAF
10-23-2007, 05:43 PM
Do they have to put that song on every single video that involves a post 1972 Navy jet?

BrotherVoodoo
10-23-2007, 05:51 PM
Do they have to put that song on every single video that involves a post 1972 Navy jet?
LMAO!!! I knew what song it was going to be before I watched it. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/35.gif
Cool video man, that model looks like allot of fun.

stalkervision
10-23-2007, 05:54 PM
you can't even imagine what a jet like that costs! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

I won't tell you because you wouldn't believe it! http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

Skunk_438RCAF
10-23-2007, 05:58 PM
That jet probably set that guy's bank account back I'd say...20k$ atleast.

I've seen a blog of a guy who was building an RC MiG-29, so far he had invested 28k$ into it.

You know, its really cool to have a miniature turbine powered Tomcat, but I'd rather spend that kind of money on a real plane.

stalkervision
10-23-2007, 06:11 PM
Originally posted by Skunk_438RCAF:
That jet probably set that guy's bank account back I'd say...20k$ atleast.

I've seen a blog of a guy who was building an RC MiG-29, so far he had invested 28k$ into it.

You know, its really cool to have a miniature turbine powered Tomcat, but I'd rather spend that kind of money on a real plane.

at least that much.. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-sad.gif

You also have to have a special "RC Jet aircraft license" to fly one because they take so much skill.

Skunk_438RCAF
10-23-2007, 06:13 PM
I'll have to check the AMA and MAAC, but I've never heard that you need a license.

EDIT: Here we go...taken straight from the AMA Rule book. section 510-A:
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/Skunk24/amaturbine.jpg

No where do I see mention of a license. It does talk about a waiver affidavit, but thats not a license. Plus, any one who choses to not be a part of AMA and fly on his farm is not breaking any law by doing so. Its just that with this rule, he wont be recognized as an experienced jet pilot, even if he had 200 flights under his belt.

Airmail109
10-23-2007, 06:58 PM
That particular model crashed in a fiery explosion.

GAU-8
10-23-2007, 06:58 PM
i dont know if its true or not, but i heard U.S. govt has changed/regulated the allowable speeds of RC jet aircraft...? before then they were supposedly much faster..?

Korolov1986
10-23-2007, 07:54 PM
Originally posted by GAU-8:
i dont know if its true or not, but i heard U.S. govt has changed/regulated the allowable speeds of RC jet aircraft...? before then they were supposedly much faster..?

I don't think you want them going much faster than in that video... The dude could barely land it from all that speed!

Skunk_438RCAF
10-23-2007, 08:06 PM
The AMA says that you cant have an RC jet go faster than 200mph.

stalkervision
10-23-2007, 08:55 PM
Originally posted by Skunk_438RCAF:
I'll have to check the AMA and MAAC, but I've never heard that you need a license.

EDIT: Here we go...taken straight from the AMA Rule book. section 510-A:
http://i48.photobucket.com/albums/f239/Skunk24/amaturbine.jpg

No where do I see mention of a license. It does talk about a waiver affidavit, but thats not a license. Plus, any one who choses to not be a part of AMA and fly on his farm is not breaking any law by doing so. Its just that with this rule, he wont be recognized as an experienced jet pilot, even if he had 200 flights under his belt.

Sorry I guess it was what you mentioned there.."a turbine waver" It all paractically seems like a license to me with all the qualifications! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

stalkervision
10-23-2007, 08:58 PM
Originally posted by Korolov1986:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by GAU-8:
i dont know if its true or not, but i heard U.S. govt has changed/regulated the allowable speeds of RC jet aircraft...? before then they were supposedly much faster..?

I don't think you want them going much faster than in that video... The dude could barely land it from all that speed! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

One has to think "well ahead" of a jet turbine to fly it. That means you can't have the jet fly you.. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/icon_twisted.gif

Skunk_438RCAF
10-24-2007, 06:14 AM
Fastest RC plane I've flown went 100mph. And thats more than enough to get your knees shakin'. Heck of a lot of fun though! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

SV, FYI, there also exists for the AMA in your words "a license" to fly regular RC trainer aircraft. You have to show the AMA that you can fly on your own and that you are doing it safely. Its the same thing with these jets, but not because they require more skill, but because they require more safety precautions.