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Posted by rcshirt | Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:57 PM | 2,616 Views
I started building another Dumas Blue Fin Submarine. I had one a couple years back and regretted selling it. So I asked myself what I really wanted to build.

so I will be doing some sub building ...
I actually have the AKULA also and a few other boats I wouldn't mind constructing.

I have to many aircraft and can't sell them without giving them away, so I will just build up on another fleet.. Naval

this is the one I sold.. good running boat. simple...
Posted by rcshirt | Oct 16, 2013 @ 01:53 PM | 2,623 Views
maidened a converted ASM p-61 this Sunday at the Manatee Electric fly-in.
powered by 2 Tacon Power46's , swinging 3 bladed 11x8 master airscrews propellers.
Esc are 70a redbricks. separate Bec for rx.
ASM air retracts w struts.
Using ONE(1) AGA POWER 6 cell 5200mah Lipo in the center.
total pull was 2600watts, 110a on the system.

More than enough power.. looked cool in the air. no one was able to get a picture of it though
Posted by rcshirt | Sep 03, 2013 @ 06:48 AM | 3,001 Views
Posted by rcshirt | Sep 01, 2013 @ 06:38 PM | 2,805 Views
QUAD 2 INFLIHGHT (7 min 2 sec)

Posted by rcshirt | Aug 29, 2013 @ 07:21 AM | 3,796 Views
Nitroplanes Smart Trainer overview (9 min 47 sec)


my new airplane , added to the hanger
Posted by rcshirt | Aug 04, 2013 @ 05:27 PM | 2,339 Views
Posted by rcshirt | Aug 04, 2013 @ 04:53 PM | 2,565 Views
CAN-AM FLYERS SWAP MEET.
San Antonio , FL

Swap meet just north of Tampa on I-75

http://can-amflyers.com/

great field with diverse interests... turbine, sailplanes, electrics, nitro, gas, and FPV are present and flying at the field at any given day. So no telling what will be there.


free to seller and no entry fee. Open flying after 12noon. (AMA Required for flying)

This is the site of the "zephyr" all electric fly in in October .

come check us out.. bring all you can pack... or pick up some new toys

GPS Coordinates: 28.298524 -82.310718

Directions to the Field
From I 75 north take old exit 285 (Rt. 52) east. Go about 7/10 of a mile and take a right on McKendree Rd. (dirt road)

Go south on McKendree about 2 miles and turn left on to Tyndal Rd. Go about 1/4 mile and the entrance to the field will be on the left.

Or take 54 east to Curley Rd., go north on Curley Rd to Tyndal,

take a left on Tyndal Rd (dirt). The field will be on the right about 2 miles

Posted by rcshirt | Aug 03, 2013 @ 03:19 PM | 2,197 Views
the sailplane pilots at my local club have a winch, and were concerned about if the foamy KA-8 could handle it. Well it does.. and they they are actually quite surprised by it flying abilities.

Parkzone KA-8 Glider Winch Launch (2 min 42 sec)

Posted by rcshirt | Jul 20, 2013 @ 05:22 PM | 2,726 Views
Posted by rcshirt | May 28, 2013 @ 08:36 AM | 4,702 Views
p-60 powered.. just wanted a grass field sport jet.

shockjet (7 min 43 sec)

Posted by rcshirt | May 21, 2013 @ 07:14 AM | 2,784 Views
Another FPV flight (7 min 33 sec)

Posted by rcshirt | May 16, 2013 @ 10:18 AM | 3,959 Views
Posted by rcshirt | May 11, 2013 @ 04:07 PM | 4,525 Views
dr1 at sparks (8 min 4 sec)

Posted by rcshirt | May 07, 2013 @ 08:30 AM | 6,586 Views
so after spending some time at topgun and everybody asking why I don't do it. I may yet just cave.

not sure what to make.. but the family is backing my on this.
A few choices..

Scale RFB 600 Fantrainer(trying to find plans/3 views that are scale
P-61 blackwidow.. Ziroli plans
Sr-71.. have plans/retracts
Spitfire...ziroli plans
A-7 corsair II .. scratch from 3 views
Posted by rcshirt | May 04, 2013 @ 04:05 PM | 3,646 Views
Was there as part of the WarBird Alley's WW1 Noon time demo.
here with the Southern USA AGA POWER rep , Randy. They powered the 1/4 scale triplane flawlessly.. 5200mah 6 cell lipo pack.
Posted by rcshirt | Apr 26, 2013 @ 07:21 AM | 3,158 Views
This Saturday.. taking two planes.. one large twin electric and a small nitro plane. hope there's a good turn out. If you don't have a seaplane, just pick up a RTF at your local Hobbyshop. the FLyzone tidewater or Beaver, or the Icon from parkzone.
Posted by rcshirt | Apr 13, 2013 @ 11:12 PM | 3,026 Views
Posted by rcshirt | Apr 12, 2013 @ 09:39 AM | 2,920 Views
Posted by rcshirt | Apr 11, 2013 @ 09:38 AM | 3,028 Views
spent some time on the Heli's , the Jet ranger was just assembled with a Raptor 50 mech.. and test flown ... the Airwolf was put up in the air after sitting for some time. That has a Concept 60 mech. and of course my little fun heli a blade 450

ready for the Can-am Heli event MAy25th