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Old 04-07-2014, 04:23 PM
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Anyone know were I could get a set of wing bags for my 32% ?
Thanks
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:56 AM
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i want to know me too!!!!!!!!
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:58 AM
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wing bags

Revoc, a little pricy but worth every penny
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Old 04-15-2014, 01:37 PM
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I got Wing Tote bags from Chief Aircraft for my 32%. They're a little oversized, but nice.
http://www.chiefaircraft.com/radio-c...wing-bags.html
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Old 05-08-2014, 11:11 PM
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Guys,

After you install the plastic scoop, do you do any additional baffling in the cowl? Also what sort air outlet have you guys came up with?

Paul
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Old 05-09-2014, 02:23 AM
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Hi,
in addition to the cone In the cowl entrance,
I made a cowl flap to improve the air flow out of the cowl and sanded the lower part of the wooden rib in the cowl.
I did not open the holes where the canister goes (behind the main landing gear) - there was no need
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Old 09-19-2014, 01:31 PM
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Cowl Width

Hi Everyone, I'd like to tap into this thread to get advice on choosing a Pilot RC Decathlon. Should I go with 32% or 40%? I want to use a 4stroke twin on it. However, the only gas option is the Saito 57 twin. On the 40% I could go with the Kolm 100cc boxer. Rotomotor makes the 85 twin but I think its too big for the 32%, I don't want to cut the cowl.


Can anyone confirm the width of the 32% Pilot RC Decathlon cowl?


A couple of tenets on this build:
*Keep it scale.
*4 Stroke Sound
*3 Blade prop
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Old 09-19-2014, 10:16 PM
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Another choice for the 40% Decathlon is a Valach 120cc 4 stroke.


It's an awesome engine with a lot of torque and the BEST SOUND you have ever heard when used with a Toni Clark canister.


I own both the 40% airplane and the engine, but they are not together (YET).
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Old 09-20-2014, 05:55 AM
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Hi Everyone, I'd like to tap into this thread to get advice on choosing a Pilot RC Decathlon. Should I go with 32% or 40%? I want to use a 4stroke twin on it. However, the only gas option is the Saito 57 twin. On the 40% I could go with the Kolm 100cc boxer. Rotomotor makes the 85 twin but I think its too big for the 32%, I don't want to cut the cowl.


Can anyone confirm the width of the 32% Pilot RC Decathlon cowl?


A couple of tenets on this build:
*Keep it scale.
*4 Stroke Sound
*3 Blade prop
In the area of where the engine would be is 355mm or 13.97"
You can see more detailed info here

http://pilot-rc.com/Upload/201409040244.pdf
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Old 09-20-2014, 07:23 AM
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Anyone running the DLE 85? Will it fit without any modification to the firewall for the distance from the firewall to the back of the spinner back plate?
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Old 09-20-2014, 08:50 AM
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Anyone running the DLE 85? Will it fit without any modification to the firewall for the distance from the firewall to the back of the spinner back plate?
Here's video from fellow flyer, it's got a DLE 85, contact him for more info.


Super Decathlon 122 by Pilot RC RCRedBaron June 28 2014 (4 min 17 sec)
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Old 01-15-2015, 04:36 PM
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Pilot 122" Decathlon

In an earlier post, Tony said the cowl is 255mm. Has anyone installed a DA70? By my measurements of the engine, compared to Tony's statement, it will NOT FIT.
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Old 01-15-2015, 07:07 PM
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Anyone running the DLE 85? Will it fit without any modification to the firewall for the distance from the firewall to the back of the spinner back plate?
the dle will fit I am sure I have one with a da85 in it the grizzz
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Old 01-16-2015, 11:57 AM
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In an earlier post, Tony said the cowl is 255mm. Has anyone installed a DA70? By my measurements of the engine, compared to Tony's statement, it will NOT FIT.
It won't fit, unless you make holes in the cowl for the spark plug caps. Single cylinder engines work best in this plane.
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Old 02-04-2015, 10:58 PM
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Hi gang, new subscriber to this thread.
Just received one of these and am excited to get it built and flying this spring.

Have a question to those who have built this kit... Did you glue the rudder on? With the dual CF stab tubes going thru the rudder, it seems like glueing is not required.

Tony - do you still follow this thread? If so, kudos to you on this very nice giant scale rendition of the Decathlon!

Thanks,
Jeff "jsheli"
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