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Posted by matwelli | Feb 24, 2011 @ 10:50 AM | 3,471 Views
Heres a challenge - three quads at once

Two are spec builds for flyers who want to get on and fly, and one for me.

One will be standard KiwiRC Blue 600 , two are going a different way, as camera platforms.

Two are running Minsoo Kim boards and XX_Quad_1.5 software , mine is running the KKuK board designed , built, won from , David at RCEplorer

Quad # 1 we will call "Ivan"
Quad # 2 we will call "Tim"
Quad # 3 we will call "Mat"


Posted by matwelli | Sep 10, 2010 @ 11:26 PM | 4,296 Views
Using the SPA3D as a base (http://www.spadtothebone.com/SPAD/SPA3D/index.html) and adding a Yak 54 profile fuselage, based on the 36" Gene Bond design and scaling up 30%, you get this big, heavy monster. Weight is looking like 2kg, and about 720 watt setup.

Will get the drill out later and lighten the Ally U-channel

I Should end up with a good general pupose bash-around fun flyer
Posted by matwelli | Aug 24, 2010 @ 01:58 AM | 5,049 Views
latest news, page on accomodation and a page on carpooling is up !
http://tokoroatakeoff.wordpress.com/.../accomodation/
http://tokoroatakeoff.wordpress.com/...s/car-pooling/

Also the "Tokoroa Takeoff" is now on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php...22511824465437
Posted by matwelli | Aug 21, 2010 @ 03:54 PM | 4,129 Views
The "TokoroaTakeoff" http://tokoroatakeoff.wordpress.com
we want this to become NZ's premiere RC flyin.

Its a "bring what you fly, fly what you bring" event EVERYTHING that flys and is RC/Control line/Free flight is welcome.

Slopesoaring is the only one not possible (no slope) but everything else, bring it !, HELI's DLG's Foamies, 30% Gassers, SPads, whatever you have, come along !

Heres some vid from a warmup event held a couple of months ago

A tour of the pits (5 min 16 sec)


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Posted by matwelli | Aug 04, 2010 @ 04:54 AM | 4,744 Views
Heres the start of my new Pizza Box Flyer.

Dubbed 'Overkill" as it is way over built, ally U channel backbone, ally angle for motor mount (700 watts), and 1" flat bar for landing gear, will slim it down a bit with some drill holes.

Rudder is balanced (50% over/under wing) so should rudder turn better than my first PBF !
Posted by matwelli | Jul 29, 2010 @ 01:04 PM | 4,200 Views
Thats right, the first ever ProBro event will be held in Tokoroa, this November , 27th and 28th.

Although primarily a 3D event, anything that flys is welcome as this event is a massive fun-fly.

The official website is here http://kiwi2010probro.wordpress.com/...event-details/ check in for the latest details, a signup for will be available soon
Posted by matwelli | Jan 14, 2010 @ 03:05 AM | 5,741 Views
Did this one a bit different, no PU glue (used hotglue) no rite weave - using laminating film, and a large cutout on CG to hold a...Continue Reading
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Posted by matwelli | Feb 04, 2009 @ 01:55 AM | 4,530 Views
What a blast, slo-flying and hi-alpha trainer, my first ever scratch build

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...postcount=4154