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Posted by JetMang | Aug 25, 2015 @ 12:03 PM | 1,568 Views
Posted by JetMang | Aug 24, 2015 @ 08:59 AM | 691 Views
I love the classic Tamiya RC Car designs. I put together this Midnight Pumpkin with my son some time back, such a fun truck! I wrote a full build article on it here - I have a Wild Willy 2 waiting to be built once I can clear my bench a little bit.

Tamiya Midnight Pumpkin Metallic Edition - Fun in the SD Sun! (3 min 17 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 20, 2015 @ 09:02 AM | 968 Views
This is an older video (circa 2007-2008ish) of my Thunder Tiger Sea Fury. The airplane was converted to electric swinging a 5-bladed prop which sounds awesome! My apologies for the heli noise near the end of the flight, it was a busy day at the field. The electric conversion is as follows:

Motor: NeuMotors 1515/2y with 6.7:1 gearbox
ESC: Castle Creations Phoenix 110HV
Battery: NeuEnergy 10s 5,000 mah Lithium Polymer
Propeller: Zinger 16x14 Custom 5-blade

Read more about this conversion and how to size power systems for scale propellers here:

Large Scale Hawker Sea Fury - 5-Blade Prop Electric Conversion (3 min 57 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 17, 2015 @ 09:36 AM | 1,247 Views
Flight of my friends TBM P-40E Warhawk. The engine is a DA-85 swinging a 24x12 prop. It has a 73" long fuselage, 96" Wingspan, weight is about 30 lb.

Curtis P-40E Warhawk - Giant Scale Gas Warbird (3 min 43 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 13, 2015 @ 09:50 AM | 900 Views
This is an older video (circa 2006 I'd guess) of Corsair Nut's Thunder Tiger Bearcat electric conversion. The thunder tiger scale ARF's were such nice models! Too bad they're not readily available anymore.

Grumman F8F Bearcat - Thunder Tiger Electric Conversion (2 min 54 sec)

Posted by JetMang | Aug 10, 2015 @ 09:20 AM | 881 Views
Back in February, I had the amazing opportunity to take a ride in Ken Wagoner's P-51 "Lady Alice." Here's the video I put together from the was truly once in a lifetime! I wrote a full article about it here:

Lady Alice P 51 Mustang Ride - Once in a Lifetime (6 min 40 sec)