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Posted by walker ci | Oct 20, 2013 @ 02:20 PM | 1,435 Views
I have a Syma s032g which is about two years ago. I have had trouble with it loosing contact with the transmitter and falling out of the air. I have made sure the battery is fully charged and i have even replaced the circuit board.Now it will not fly at all. I am wondering if it could be the transmitter. I do not have another transmitter but am wondering if any transmitter that comes with an s032 will work with any s032 as long as the both the same mhz - mine is 27 mhz. I understand that there are s032 heli with 40 mhz. My replacement circuit board is suppose to be 27 mhz but i can not prove that it is - Hong Kong parts from Ebay. Any help will be appreciated.
Posted by cubcrafter60 | Oct 20, 2013 @ 01:26 PM | 6,550 Views
While I still plan on building the F-18 sometime soon, I really need to get going on FunCub No.2! Sheís been in the planning stages long enough and now is my best shot at getting her done! Being that Iím into the scale(ish) FunCubís, Iíve committed myself to building one in the colors of the Alaska State Troopers wildlife enforcement Super Cubs. I had originally planned on doing my quarter scale Hangar 9 Super Cub in this scheme but itís on hold until I can afford to recover and refinish her to a standard a model that size deserves!

It will be equipped like my Got Rocks FunCub
Motor: Turnigy D3536/8 1000KV Motor (Firewall mounted)
Propeller: APC 12x6 e-prop
Battery: Turnigy NanoTec 2200mAh 3-cell Lipo
ESC: Turnigy Plush 60A ESC
BEC: 5-7.5A (8~42v) HV UBEC for Lipoly
Servos: Hitec HS-82MG on Rudder & Elevator and Hitec HS-55ís on Ailerons & Flaps

Planned modifications:
Cublandinggear articulated FunCub gear set & Great Planes tail wheel assembly.
Seriously considering a pull- pull rudder cable setup and a modified elevator control set up. (I really like the way they work!)
A proper Super Cub cowl! Either a modified HZ unit or another hand layed cowl.
Morgan Mill floor stiffener / battery tray / motor mount kit.
http://www.seaplanesupply.com/veebottoms.htm - Flat top ĎVí bottom floats with a homemade mounting system for a more scale(ish) appearance.
Either E-flite J-3 Cub 15e struts or a fabricated set of struts.
Lighting system (...Continue Reading
Posted by DouglasMD90 | Oct 20, 2013 @ 01:14 PM | 1,664 Views
Dear PC21 Fans and Friends

I have posted this discussion within pne of the blogs but thought that I will go for an extra thread as the topic is widely discussed.

Its with greatest respect that over the past 2 Years I am reading and closely following your ESM PC21 experience and developments.

I must say that without this platform we (as a PC21 fan community) would never be at the level we currently are ! Congarts , great stuff!

I am building my ESM PC21 since two Years, yes intermittently and slow, as I am pushing other smaller projects that I am flying meanwhile.

One element has not given me satisfaction and I have started a small investigation, collecting all feedback and video shots together. Its about the elevator and how risky it would be, to keep the original setup in the plane.

Firstly, we have to confess that there is something going on in the rear end of that aircraft when operating beyond a specific speed. I could summarize that this is the case starting at approximately 100 Mph. So if you intend to go to and beyond that speed, you might whant to continue reading otherwise leave it....

VIBRATION
One of the most feared elements in aircraft structures is the fact that all aircraft are subject to vibration and if not controlled (dampened) it can lead to destruction. Beeing large or small aircraft.

Looking at the fixed stabilizer / elevator construction, we are dealing with a fixed and moving surface construction, having its own natural...Continue Reading
Posted by BladeScraper | Oct 20, 2013 @ 12:55 PM | 2,463 Views
Going to another indoor funfly. Same place where I did this:
mCP X V2 3D (1 min 8 sec)

Posted by DouglasMD90 | Oct 20, 2013 @ 12:49 PM | 1,541 Views
Dear PC21 Fans and Friends

I have posted this discussion within one of the blogs but thought that I will go for an extra thread as the topic is widely discussed.

Its with greatest respect that over the past 2 Years I am reading and closely following your ESM PC21 experience and developments.

I must say that without this platform we (as a PC21 fan community) would never be at the level we currently are ! Congarts , great stuff!

I am building my ESM PC21 since two Years, yes intermittently and slow, as I am pushing other smaller projects that I am flying meanwhile.

One element has not given me satisfaction and I have started a small investigation, collecting all feedback and video shots together. Its about the elevator and how risky it would be, to keep the original setup in the plane.

Firstly, we have to confess that there is something going on in the rear end of that aircraft when operating beyond a specific speed. I could summarize that this is the case starting at approximately 100 Mph. So if you intend to go to and beyond that speed, you might whant to continue reading otherwise leave it....

VIBRATION
One of the most feared elements in aircraft structures is the fact that all aircraft are subject to vibration and if not controlled (dampened) it can lead to destruction. Beeing large or small aircraft.

Looking at the fixed stabilizer / elevator construction, we are dealing with a fixed and moving surface construction, having its own natural frequency which, if kept...Continue Reading
Posted by MassiveOverkill | Oct 20, 2013 @ 11:27 AM | 20,306 Views
Theses are the specs of my V262 FPV setup:

Video transmitter: 5.8 Ghz 200 mW 58000 can run off of 3.3\5V
Video receiver: 5.8 Ghz RC 305
Flight Battery: Turnigy 950 mAh 25-50C LiPo

Both are fitted with cloverleaf antennas from Banggood

The VTX is powered by a standard 1S LiPo. I soldered a servo jumper on the VTX so I can transfer it and power it from my Walkera QR X350 and then made a servo-to-micro losi adapter for when I have it mounted on my V262. I took an H36 frame, trimmed it and mounted it upside down to the front of the V262 mainframe using wire ties. The VTX itself is Velcro secured to a cut piece of credit card that I screwed into the mainframe.

I've stripped the Mobius TV out cable of its outer jacket in order to save some weight. The Mobius is held on via wire ties using the holes in the Mobius chasis.

Pictures:



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Posted by shigetyann | Oct 20, 2013 @ 10:32 AM | 4,324 Views
I have had a chance to get Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver.
This looks pretty cool. And the model is easy to finish.
Last sunday, I had maiden flights. It flew in moderate speed.
Posted by Jack_LaLanne | Oct 20, 2013 @ 10:28 AM | 2,645 Views
What's that smell? Turnigy MG90S Metal Gear Servo burned for no obvious reason...
Posted by epoxyearl | Oct 20, 2013 @ 07:30 AM | 3,527 Views
You hear it all the time-"just DO it". Little is indicated about the soul-searching required to accomplish that.

I want to convert a brand new, unstarted glow engine to ignition, and gasoline fuel.

It's an MDS 2.18 cubic inch glow motor, (35cc) and it's way too much for a 110" Rascal, but it's going in it anyway.

I'll probably do a "Conversion log" in the "engines" forum..It's just difficult knowing I may ruin a perfectly good engine through experimentation..On reflection, I've ruined a few 'perfectly good engines' by running them for 40 odd years also.....and the G-62 we crashed into the concrete at Virginia Beach so hard and fast we knocked the crankshaft out of index..
There's a front and rear half of the crank,pressed through the con rod bearing,under tremendous pressure.

We knocked it asunder.... I lived through that tragedy- I'll probably survive burning this engine up.

We'll see.
Posted by Barney Boy | Oct 20, 2013 @ 07:14 AM | 2,949 Views
So with the sucess of the ducks plane I decided to make a banner. here is the result.. enjoy. Go Ducks...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...&v=OD3t5YMxNWM
Posted by alex111 | Oct 20, 2013 @ 04:54 AM | 2,389 Views
i cant wait to see the titanic 2 in 2016 i will be for sure going on it here a photo what it is going to look like
Posted by papadwight | Oct 20, 2013 @ 04:18 AM | 2,145 Views
I have been very lucky with my landings the only long landings I have ever had being on my deck. I have checked the wind walked my runway trimmed it if I plan to use it that day. I do not make cross wind landings in high wind. I well land in tall weeds or across a ditch on grass first or even come in and land across the runway. I have been lucky in most of my landings broken a prop on my gamma or bent the landing gear back a 1/4 inch on the gamma is all I have ever done on landing on all my planes. Most were loss of control or running in to something while flying. I land in about 1/3 of my take off room and 5 feet is a long landing for me. And thats if the plane is big or small. I try to be as low as I can and flair the plane hard pulling back the elevator than pushing down and as it hits the ground all the way back up with no power. My Gamma sometimes makes more than one flair but is good about doing even 3 flair's and not crashing. Coming in over ditch I stall as it falls down in the ditch and lands up hill using no space at all. You must have no speed at all for that one. My way may not be the right way and it just went well for me. My hardest landings have been when trying another way.
Posted by MookieStick | Oct 20, 2013 @ 03:32 AM | 1,888 Views
reading a sept 1999 article in Air&Space I saw a article about Bruce Montgomeery and his job at BYU collecting these files for historicle reasons. Here is the PDF file that is the list of what he has.
PDF is titled Collection.pdf Any probblems downloading and I will send it to you.
I will be contacting BYU to see if the collection is still public and available to modelers. In the article it states it is. Man in charge was David Montgomery.
Hope this helps someone
Gordon Cheek
Posted by slope4evr | Oct 20, 2013 @ 03:02 AM | 2,032 Views
My Pike Precision had a Peregrine Falcon follow it for a little bit today. No drama like last time Had one after my D60 a day we had 45-50mph winds and I had 20oz of ballast. No shortage of speed on my part and I could not shake it! Was pretty cool actually but, man there was no getting away. It finally chose to give up.
Screen shot from my GoPro

Posted by Nightstone | Oct 20, 2013 @ 01:21 AM | 3,542 Views
I'm posting a bunch of pics of my F450 build. Both for logging it and proof it was done right in case I have to contact them for issues. Got the build done tonight pretty easy build if you follow the DJI video instructions. Only issues were with the male to male connectors as they would not fit my AR7010 reciever. Used some dikes to trim off the notches on one side and we were good. Also added 2 zip ties to the usb interface power and ground ( Old habits die hard ).

Will start the programming tomorrow sometime after I triple check it again lol.

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Posted by Doyleh | Oct 20, 2013 @ 12:17 AM | 3,008 Views
I have been out of the game a while, so after checking with some of you guys that helped me on my first build several years ago. I am going to get back into a custom build of a long flight, FPV quad. But first, I am going to get warmed up by building and flying this quad.

Thanks again to rcgroups for my first build.


Video Below is my first build and extremely enjoyed this quad. Busted frame last year due to wire disconnected and crashed hard.

Vic-20-450 Frame using Gaui 330x-s hardware extremely Stable (3 min 12 sec)

Posted by FeiJi | Oct 19, 2013 @ 10:49 PM | 4,778 Views
AUW 22.9 ounces, Wing Area 511 square inches. WCL 3.4 and is pretty much a glider.


Ugly Plank (3 min 2 sec)

Posted by ATCH | Oct 19, 2013 @ 09:46 PM | 3,623 Views
89 inch pilot yak 55. DLE 55 with dle canister muffler. Smart fly power expander, hitec 7955 servos all the way around.Mejzlik CF 23x8. AR 9020X RX with 3 x satelites. 24oz dubro fuel tank instead of the 16oz. Mcfueler fuel dot. SWB servo arms.2000 mah Formeco ignition battery, 2,2000 mah lipos powering the smart fly board. Mirical power switch...She's my Baby!!