Tag Archives: EDF

Yellow A4 Skyhawk Project – EDF – #2

Welcome back! In the previous post we watched as the whale tail took shape and was test fitted to the fuselage. We also worked on the rudder and began to shape it. Now that the football game is over we … Continue reading

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Yellow A4 Skyhawk Project – EDF

It is the peak of building season and Jay’s workbench has definitely not been idle. He is still plugging away at the Panther, but he purchased an early Christmas present for himself and started work on that right away. The … Continue reading

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Panther Project 10-23-13

This is how the Panther looked the last time I gave you an update. Are you ready to see it now? Are you sure? Seriously, are you ready?       Okay, so it still doesn’t look like much, but … Continue reading

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An Interview with Jay

Have you ever wondered what makes somebody tick? Or perhaps how in the world they became interested in a certain hobby? Since you read my blog posts about Jay and the world of RC aircraft I thought that I would … Continue reading

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Panther Project 10-5-13

Hello dear readers! Yes, I have added yet another ‘project’ on which I can blog. No, *sigh*, this isn’t a post about the new rescue panther that we’ve adopted. 😦 Awwwww…. kitty! Fine! I’ll actually get to the point of … Continue reading

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Panther F9F

Jay recently had a birthday, and because he’s so very loved and spoiled, he was surprised with a gift. He thought that the Rascal was his birthday gift, but I had already purchased a kit that he was drooling over. … Continue reading

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HET Sniper XL

Don’t tell anybody, but my sweetie is a bit spoiled. Just a tad. This was his Valentine’s Day gift. Yep. A giant plane. He already had one Sniper, but that one must have been a Medium and he decided that … Continue reading

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Intro to EDF – Part 4

In this installment we will talk a bit about some flying characteristics specific to jets.   The most important thing to remember is energy management. Without a prop to provide an air blast over the flying surfaces, the jet is reliant … Continue reading

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Intro to EDF Part 3

As promised, this time we will discuss radio equipment, the common mixing requirements needed, and getting reliable power to that radio system.   Starting with the simplest jets, you will only need 3 channels for control. Most small EDFs don’t … Continue reading

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Intro to EDF’s Part 2

Welcome back. This time we are going to start off by talking about the various classes of jets. Just like anything else in this hobby there are all sorts of flavors from which to choose. The main breakdown would be … Continue reading

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