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Posted by Get Real | Aug 31, 2014 @ 03:37 AM | 5,309 Views
With a 60% chance of rain the storms hit later in the day along with the rain after the event was over. Had some hefty winds at times.. Filmed a couple rc drift cars with the simplecopter tilt v-tail and a gopro while the wind was bouncing it around a bit it was still fun.

BigSquidRC Back To School Bash Simplecopter Tilt RC Drift Cars (3 min 26 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 29, 2014 @ 07:02 AM | 5,105 Views
Cant wait to put a gimbal on it.

Hexacopter Quick Onboard Video (1 min 53 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 25, 2014 @ 01:47 PM | 4,823 Views
Should have the gimbal for it in a couple weeks. Looking forward to finally flying a multi set up with a gimbal.

Scratch Built Hexacopter Dialing In Expo (3 min 35 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 17, 2014 @ 10:26 PM | 5,276 Views
Digging the flip 1.5 mwc board in the hexacopter. Flew well considering it was windy and only needs a minor tweak or two on the board now. Looking forward to putting a gopro gimbal on it eventually.

Hexacopter 2.0 Windy Test Flight (3 min 11 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 15, 2014 @ 02:00 PM | 4,471 Views
I rarely fly multis at night but added some lights and the scratch built hexacopter will be getting lit up as well when its finished.

Evening Flight 450 Quad With Lights (1 min 25 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 13, 2014 @ 10:57 AM | 4,723 Views
This is currently my favorite multi,Flys ACRO well and good for carrying a gopro to.

Simplecopter Tilt ACRO At Field (4 min 23 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 30, 2014 @ 08:41 PM | 4,849 Views
Been a couple weeks since i flew and took out the tricopter and the mqx.

Tricopter Flight And MQX (2 min 49 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 19, 2014 @ 09:01 AM | 4,350 Views
Was nice to go fly,took a break from flying for a while but didnt totally forget how to fly atleast. Local fields are nice but always seemed to prefer farmland for flying. Shot some video from a quad and flew some acro with the tilt.

Simplecopter Tilt Farm Field ACRO (2 min 55 sec)

Onboard Video Of Foamie From Quad (3 min 31 sec)
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Posted by Get Real | Jun 01, 2014 @ 09:48 PM | 5,072 Views
Quick flight with the 1300 pack,Would be cool to see some more multis at this field one day.

Simplecopter Tricopter 2.0 3s 1300mah (3 min 31 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 26, 2014 @ 03:25 PM | 4,738 Views
Been really digging the simplecopter tilt v-tail a lot. Had fun flying the tricopters and tilt over the weekend.

Multirotor Flying At The Field (6 min 41 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 12, 2014 @ 12:48 AM | 6,184 Views
Really like the simplecopter tilt v-tail and tricopter 2.0. Flew both of them and a scratch build quad i built to try the flip 1.5 multi wii board in. After flying multirotors for a little over a year now and the kk 2.0 boards almost from the start im glad i tryed the flip 1.5 finally. Decided to retire the scratch build quad and cannibalize it for gear to get my hexacopter back in the air. The hexacopter i built last year to test some things and plan to get it flying again on a budget with a low cost gimbal using gear i already have and see how it performs.

Multirotor Flying In Yard (4 min 22 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 05, 2014 @ 10:21 PM | 5,979 Views
Been flying kk 2 boards since i started last year and finally tried out a multi wii board and so far it rocks. Its the ready to fly quads flip 1.5 board with 2.3 fw and its very stable,once i upped the rates a little more for acro it got even better. Tried the auto level on it and it seems to work really well and i'll probably use that more in a hexacopter with a gopro eventually. For now i built a scratch build quad to try it out in and only have a couple of flights but its dialed in pretty well for me and the learning curve for set up hasn't been to bad other than i used the wrong GUI to check the settings before flying it when i first set it up... 2.3 fw use the 2.3 GUI or throttle set up will be wacky but that was my mistake. After correcting that and checking the radio and set up in the GUI i powered it up and it flew really nice inside but the settings were a bit tame for me but it wasn't difficult to fine tune it for how i like to fly.

ACRO flight in the yard after i upped the rates a little.
Flip 1.5 Board ACRO Tuning (2 min 40 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Apr 18, 2014 @ 01:22 PM | 5,176 Views
The tilt v-tail is really nice,Its a acro monster and has tons of room on the frame for cams and other gear. Link to the review at BigSquidRc .

Second day flying it,Upgraded to sunnyskys after the crash
Tilt 4s 2650 Lipo Lost Power To Right Front Motor (2 min 56 sec)

Simplecopter Tricopter 2.0 And the Tilt flying a GoPro.
Simplecopter Sunday (3 min 26 sec)
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Posted by Get Real | Apr 14, 2014 @ 04:16 AM | 6,023 Views
Relaxing in the yard and got a quick flight in.

Simplecopter 2.0 With Canopy (2 min 58 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Apr 01, 2014 @ 05:30 PM | 5,115 Views
I think its safe to say the snow is finally gone(dont wanna jinx myself)! Temps in the 40s-50s are great and who cares if its windy. Will upgrade to some sunnysky motors eventually and need to balance the props for gopro duty with the tilt v-tail. Made a canopy for a scratch build tricopter but it looks decent on the simplecopter 2.0 for now. Have a couple more multi frames to tinker with but the simplecopters are keepers for sure and i can cannibalize gear from other builds to get new stuff going.

Simplecopter Sunday (3 min 26 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 27, 2014 @ 01:20 AM | 5,096 Views
Looking forward to hitting the flying field soon,Plenty of room to fly care free. Relaxing flight in the yard until the bush grabbed the tail and wouldn't let go .

Tricopter Stuck On Bush! (2 min 16 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 10, 2014 @ 05:35 AM | 4,732 Views
Cant be to much longer before this cold and snow is gone. Was in the 30s out so that wasn't to bad.

Simplecopter Tricopter 2.0 Qucik Flight (1 min 47 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 06, 2014 @ 12:02 AM | 4,563 Views
Still plenty of snow out and cold but if video is halfway decent in overcast skys it should really be good once this weather clears up.

Mobius HD Cam Winter Test (2 min 45 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Feb 25, 2014 @ 02:58 AM | 4,749 Views
Do you have a blade nano or mqx sized quad etc,want to have some fun? If your in illinois you know your ready to do some flying indoors and have some fun. Its been a rough winter out here,even people I met at Efest recently didnt care much for the weather out here and named it ''Snowmageddin''. This weekend is your chance to have some fun,maybe win a trophy or two and even a quadcopter if your lucky. Check the link here for more info at BigSquidRc and check out the flyer below.

Not much into competition? Its not a world championship event or anything.. Its for fun and to roll in the new flying season. Who knows,maybe we'll play rock um sock um quads when were done if your more of a basher type flyer. Did you see some of the testing from the quad shootout we did recently?

Quadcopter Shootout and Torture Testing (1 min 56 sec)