Clone or improvement? All the drive shafts are from one company. The Goblin took to the air today. I didn't really push it with IRCHA around the corner, but It runs 100 times smoother than my stock Goblin 500 and at half the sound. This heli is truly stealth. Much more power with the Savox 4750 motor. The Nova main gear is so smooth and cut perfectly.
I do have two things I don't like. First the true CF makes changing the battery a major pain because the release is too hard to pull out. Second is the gyro plate from Nova. They used the same size stand offs as the main frame so the gyro sits too high putting it in line with the canopy. If I tighten the bolts down to tight the canopy touches the gyro....Continue Reading
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May 31, 2010 @ 02:51 PM | 8,317 Views
Got me a little Q180 to play with indoors, yet I can't seem to keep it indoors and started my newest project the HK500GT.
I rebuilt it and added CF tail servo holder, Ceramic bearings on the tail, CF sides, pulled apart the CA'd tail boom supports and epoxied them, all together I have about $130 in the air frame. A whole lot cheaper than the Align 500 at $499 retail.
Well just got back from the 49Th Squadron Metro North Mall show. Let me first say all the members of the 49Th are really a great group of people with a lot of history . I was honored that they let me show off my helis when a lot of plane people seem to dislike us. Well I had a great time and even got to fly one of the guys cx2's which made me very nervous. It had been a long time since I had flown one and it was someone else's, but I did good until the adrenalin kicked in and I had to fight to bring it down....Continue Reading