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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 14, 2006 @ 01:16 PM | 39,540 Views
Visited the "Jets over Cologne" meeting last Saturday and found something interesting :
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 09, 2006 @ 02:09 PM | 40,025 Views
You have seen the pictures, now it is time for some videos!

Welcome to the 5.th Euro Air Circus in Rheidt:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...06-Welcome.wmv

Flightline Activities:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...Flightline.wmv

Let's start with some warbird action (P-51D Mustang & DO335 Arrow):

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...6-Warbirds.wmv

Martin Müller flying his 33% Krill Katana:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...006-Katana.wmv

Hot Jet Action by Thomas Singer and Marc Fröhn:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...-JetAction.wmv

Biplane Aerobatics with Peter Ritters and his big Challenger:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...Challenger.wmv

Realistic turbine helicopter - piloted by Bernd Pöting:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...-JetRanger.wmv

Hot 3D Action with Daniel Brüssow and his YAK 54 "Red Devil":

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...2006-YAK54.wmv

Night flying during fireworks:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...006-Gemini.wmv

More warbird action (FW-190):

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...2006-Fw190.wmv

Two world champions flying two MX2 in formation:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...-Formation.wmv

Freestyle aerobatics to music (Artistic Aerobatics):

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...-Freestyle.wmv

I think these videos give a good impression of the action. Enjoy!

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Aug 06, 2006 @ 02:39 PM | 37,589 Views
3 days of model flying at my local club, the Aero Club Rheidt, just 1 mile behind my house. Good weather (not too hot ) and some top pilots made this a weekend to remember.

Apart from the flying, there was also a lot of socializing. I had Armin Mangelmann (Mr. MAMO) and his wife Manuela, but also Martin Müller and his wife Stephanie staying at my house. Never a dull moment throughout the weekend.

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 18, 2006 @ 03:06 PM | 41,361 Views
And now for something completely different.

Once a year the top German jet pilots meet at the MSV Oberhausen. As a member of this club for the last 33 years, I usually don't miss the "Flugtag".

Yet again, it was worth the trip, but judge for yourself:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=544529

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 17, 2006 @ 03:37 PM | 38,088 Views
Well, the sun had actually gone down already and my Panasonic Camcorder does not like the dark - therefore the quality is not up to my usual standard, but I hope you like the action.

Video:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...19#post5767395

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 12, 2006 @ 01:47 PM | 37,234 Views
Just maidened my MiniMag with the original Multiplex floats. Flight behaviour hasn't changed much. The additional weight is probably more noticeable than the extra drag, but the MiniMag still performs really well.

Looks really strange when you do rolling circles with floats or low inverted passes.

Haven't tried flying from water yet, but tested the other extreme: The model stops on dry short grass in approx. 6-7 feet - without overstressing the landing gear, or causing damage to the water rudder.

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jul 03, 2006 @ 12:19 AM | 40,518 Views
Here is the video:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=537932

and just a few more pictures from yesterday:
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jun 29, 2006 @ 03:14 PM | 36,023 Views
Painted and with decor, my FunJET weighs now exactly 567g RTF (that's exactly 20oz). Strong wind or no wind - the FunJET really is fun to fly.

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jun 29, 2006 @ 03:05 PM | 33,694 Views
Even the cat got excited.

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jun 24, 2006 @ 02:47 AM | 33,739 Views
Almost three years ago, I started a thread series which is probably the longest in RCGroups history:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=144078

I was still flying the original model until yesterday, when I put the brushless combo in, which I had recommended a few times before.

The maiden flight with this drive combo was filmed by James Frolik, and by coinsidence the "most highly modified" Easy Star was also at the field. Enyoy the videos:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=534393

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=534385

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Jun 17, 2006 @ 04:44 AM | 33,302 Views
While working on my hot "Outdoor-FunJET", I thought I give my Indoor-/Parkfly-FJ a new color. The bright Neon color only added 4g in weight.
I am now looking for some "tribal wings" to add - or some biohazard or radioactive symbols.
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 19, 2006 @ 02:30 PM | 34,770 Views
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Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 17, 2006 @ 04:08 AM | 33,485 Views
Armin Mangelmann flying his Mid-Motor VPP:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...06-MiMoYak.wmv

Daniel Brüssow being framed (we modified his Freestyle music ):

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...006-framed.wmv

Enjoy!

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 16, 2006 @ 03:30 PM | 31,274 Views
Another video from the InterModellbau 2006 Dortmund:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...DO2006-Duo.wmv

Enjoy!

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 16, 2006 @ 09:54 AM | 30,984 Views
Indoor Show Video Clips from the biggest Model Fair in Europe:

Martin Müller and "smoking action":

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...6-MM-Smoke.wmv

Balloon Killing Action and more:

http://airtoimedia.nl/web/upload/Jur...6-Balloons.wmv

Download with right-click.

Enjoy!

Jürgen
Posted by Jurgen Heilig | Apr 12, 2006 @ 02:45 PM | 27,573 Views
And now for something completely different :

As we have the Soccer World Championship this year in Germany, Graupner and Robbe presented two flying balls at Nuremberg.

As the Robbe Flyball is already printed and uses a brushless drive, we used four of them for the Indoor Show at the InterModellBau in Dortmund.

The pictures were taken at the Mercure Grand Hotel.

Jürgen