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Posted by airbagit13 | Dec 27, 2011 @ 01:23 PM | 8,456 Views
I hope you guys enjoy. This is a FPV compilation of two different flights on two separate days.

Perfection of Silence - FPV - Filmed w/ GoPro HD Hero - Flown w/ Dragon Link (2 min 17 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Dec 19, 2011 @ 12:15 PM | 8,696 Views
Crashed 1.5 miles out, found her, brought her home and realized upon reviewing the tape that two guys had found the plane before I did. Enjoy

FPV - Swift, Crashed far away and ALMOST STOLEN! - Flown w/ Dragon Link (5 min 7 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Dec 12, 2011 @ 12:31 AM | 8,696 Views
Flying my new Original Blunt Nose Swift 2 w/ RVosd5.

Testing the Fly by wire - I LOVE FPV!

Blunt Swift 2 w/ RVOSD - Flown w/ Dragon Link (3 min 41 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Nov 28, 2011 @ 09:45 AM | 9,545 Views
New video from this weekend, two HD cams on her one facing forwards and one facing backwards. Let me know what you guys thin, it was a lot of fun to shoot hope it is as much fun to view.

60'' Zephyr w/ GoPro Hero HD, Flown w/ Dragon Link (3 min 32 sec)


Cheers!
Posted by airbagit13 | Nov 07, 2011 @ 07:29 PM | 9,263 Views
Turn your speakers down or this video is NSFW.

Having some fun with my 32'' park flying foam wing (MS Composite Swift 2) messing with some mammals. Good times had by all.

FPV - Messing with Mammals - Whales, dolphins, sharks - Swift 2 Flown w/ Dragon Link (3 min 0 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Oct 24, 2011 @ 12:41 PM | 11,169 Views
Great weekend FPV'n the 60'' bluntnose Ritewing Zephyr, altitude junkies crew was out there as well as Urban Drones broadcasting the flights live. This is the third ever flight of the Zephyr and I am liking it more and more.

Ready Made RC 540lpi ultimate cam
RMRC 700mw 1.3 vtx
GoPro HD Hero
T-OSD available at Urban Drones
Dragon Link




Please watch the video on YouTube and let me know what you think.

FPV Zepyhr w/ GoPro (17 min 7 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Oct 10, 2011 @ 08:59 AM | 9,825 Views
Custom 550 quad. Having a blast FPV'n her around the neighborhood.

FPV Neighborhood Quad Shenanigans - Flown w/ Dragon link (2 min 40 sec)


What do you guys think?
Posted by airbagit13 | Oct 04, 2011 @ 04:28 PM | 10,225 Views
Had some fun at the beach messing with my Zephyr. Hit 105mph earlier but wasnt recording. Heres a clip where I hit 95mph. No torque roll issues what-so-ever. I am in love!

95mph with my Ritewing Zephyr (0 min 9 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Sep 26, 2011 @ 03:33 PM | 10,404 Views
Maiden flight of my 60'' Blunt Nose GoPro Zephyr @ Key Biscayne, FL.

Photos below.

Click here to watch on youtube!

Thanks for watching!
Posted by airbagit13 | Sep 21, 2011 @ 01:19 PM | 10,034 Views
Took me a long time to get this dialed in. Finally the turn around is smooth and the return home / auto pilot works perfectly!

I fly the plane on the way out but the whole return home is done with auto pilot!

Click here to Watch the Video
Posted by airbagit13 | Sep 20, 2011 @ 10:59 AM | 10,300 Views
With my FPV Twinstar2 I flew from Key Biscayne to South Beach. Miami, FL.

The flight home was all done with AUTOPILOT / RETURN HOME through my DOSD. Went smooth as silk. I could not be happier.

9km round Trip to South Beach w/ Auto Pilot / Return Home (4 min 2 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Sep 15, 2011 @ 10:22 PM | 10,776 Views
Testing out the Return Home / Autopilot on my TwinStar2, it is very very windy outside but she still flew AWESOME!

Watch it on youtube! THANKS!

Twinstar2 w/ DOSD testing Autopilot : Return Home (3 min 14 sec)

Posted by airbagit13 | Aug 16, 2011 @ 09:33 AM | 8,601 Views
An edited 22 minute flight on my little MS Swift 2

No Mountains so I surf Clouds (3 min 9 sec)


Would love to know what you guys think?!
Posted by airbagit13 | Jul 22, 2011 @ 02:55 PM | 8,760 Views
Setting this baby up for FPV.

EPP modified Sukhoi - SU47 jet (Semi Thrust Vectoring)

Ok, I am doing it to myself again. Overloading myself with projects but hey, fun is fun. I designed her in Adobe Illustrator with a 24'' wingspan 31'' in length so that it all fits on one sheet of 24x36 EPP. I will be building her entirely out of EPP with a 3mm CF spar in the wing.

The motor will be in the middle of the plane to assist with CG and since the rear elevons are behind the motor it will act as ghetto thrust vectoring since the control surface is redirecting the airflow. Should make for some fun aerobatics.

Motor: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=5430
8x4 prop
18a ESC
1800mah 3s lipo
2x HXT 900 servos

Cheapo CX161 cam
HXT 500 pan servo
300mw VTX

Thinking about just running a single battery system.

I plan on building the entire plane, sans FPV gear, in about 3 hours. I will take some pictures and post the build.
Posted by airbagit13 | Jul 11, 2011 @ 11:20 PM | 8,789 Views
Posted by airbagit13 | Jun 01, 2011 @ 02:20 PM | 8,986 Views
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Posted by airbagit13 | Jun 01, 2011 @ 10:21 AM | 9,811 Views
Its been a while since my last update. Life has been crazy with the new baby but it is an adventure and I am loving every minute of it. I have managed to squeeze in building and flying in small increments, lol.

Here's a few of my FPV planes, I love them all!...Continue Reading
Posted by airbagit13 | Feb 27, 2011 @ 08:02 PM | 11,684 Views
Inspired by another FPV pilot in the forums I ordered this Swift 2 online and set it up for FPV. Its hooked up with a 900 mhz 200mw TX, and a CX161 cam for video. I am ordering a better cam today because I am not happy with the clarity.

I flew her today, she is great in the air, like she is on rails. Very fast and agile, with the weight of all my gear she definitely isn't a glider.

I get about 10 mins of flight time with a 2200 mah 3s lipo.

Edit: LATEST VIDEO

RC Airplane - MS Swift flying in the Clouds (4 min 2 sec)