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Posted by Dadude | Jan 13, 2011 @ 03:40 PM | 2,250 Views
I have done so much and have been very busy!

Since my last post I have....
-Completed my Eagle Project and am awaiting my Board of Review
-Recieved a Trex-250 clone for christmas and have build and flown it( It's awesome!)
-Have been working on the ParkScaleModels TwoMosa that I purchase at the NEAT fair.(Just have to cover it!)
-Build a Tricopter 2.0, shortened the arms, reshrunk the esc's, but the most important addition is a kkmulticopter board!. Test flew it for the first time today, it flys great!
-Purchased a GoPro HD, for taking many more videos both FPV and normal.
-Been flying my Yak 55 like crazy! I picked this thing up at the NEAT fair too, and I love it!
- School......well it's a really busy year so far, hope to keep bloggin!

I will try to have photos of all of these posted by the end of the month.

Posted by Dadude | Sep 22, 2010 @ 09:54 PM | 2,766 Views
I went to the N.E.A.T. fair!!!!!

I had a great time, and may, or may not have.........acquired more planes...........

I haven't posted here in a while, and will try to update it this weekend.

Posted by Dadude | Jul 21, 2010 @ 10:38 AM | 2,696 Views
Posted by Dadude | Jul 15, 2010 @ 04:12 PM | 2,973 Views
For my Eagle Project I am building a firewood shed near a pavillion at a local park. I was able to get the frame up this weekend!

I had already leveled the ground, poored the conrete foundation, and precut all the wood. The frame went up fast.
Posted by Dadude | Jun 25, 2010 @ 02:56 PM | 3,644 Views
I decided to build this to put my Funjet Ultra electronics in until I get mine. Video of the maiden up soon!
P.S. Sorry for the bad quality photos

Posted by Dadude | Jun 25, 2010 @ 02:51 PM | 3,093 Views
It wasn't an awful crash, and at least it was funny. The damage and cost of repairs was $7. Gotta love the durability of the Tricopter. Here are some pics after the repairs.
Posted by Dadude | Jun 15, 2010 @ 06:28 PM | 2,968 Views
Here is one of the first flights

Some Tricopter Flying (1 min 44 sec)

I will post photos soon

Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:52 PM | 3,110 Views
I went a little crazy over the past few days posting in my blog. I thought I would list what is in it, so you don't need to scroll to find out

1) Multiplex Funjet- Video of a Crash, Pics of aftermath, Pics before.
2) Axon Raptor GS Micro- Pics
3) Scratchbuilt Foamies- T.V. F-22, Polaris with vid of maiden. Pics of both.
4) Multiplex Easyglider FPV plane. Pics, vid of maiden. Info thread attached.
5) Contest Winning L-39 Jet, 3 vids, pics, thread with info.
6) ParkScale Models Cessna. Pics, vid of maiden.

I realize I will have to update this with more blog posts, but that's fine. I hope you enjoy what I have done so far. I would include more of my fleet, but that what I have time for now. I hope to edit this with more pics of the planes in the air.

Thanks to all that look,

Jon Sobanski
Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:45 PM | 3,151 Views
Here is my Multiplex Funjet, it flies really well. I just recently upgraded the power system and it hit somewhere in the 90's now. I have had 2 crashed. The first crash was minor. I got it on video, but it's bad quality. The second time, it got stuck in a tree, and got some dents all over, nothing too serious. I also had the esc burn up in flight once, and it landed itself!

Funjet failure (0 min 21 sec)

Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:42 PM | 3,083 Views
I no longer own this plane, but it sure was fun to build and fly.
Highly Recommended.

Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:33 PM | 3,097 Views
The F-22 was fun little guy that took me a few days, but eventually crashed do to cg

My next scratchbuilt is my Polaris. This took me quite a while to finish. The video is bad quality, but it is something.

RC Polaris Maiden (3 min 46 sec)

Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:20 PM | 3,130 Views
Here is the video. The quality is much better when flying, and I plan to purchase a GoPro Hd camera for video soon.
Easy Glider FPV (5 min 58 sec)

It really turned out great, all info can be found here:

Posted by Dadude | May 01, 2010 @ 01:07 PM | 3,098 Views
I really like this blog, so I think I will keep updating it.

Here is some video of the contest winning L-39

Everything can be found in this post:

First flight-
Maiden Flight of Sapac L-39 (3 min 18 sec)

Un-cut Neat Fair Flight-
...Continue Reading
Posted by Dadude | Apr 30, 2010 @ 08:29 PM | 3,110 Views

I got her up a bit sooner than I thought, it went really well!

She flies nice, can't wait for my next build.

Posted by Dadude | Apr 30, 2010 @ 04:49 PM | 4,239 Views
I have to say, I really enjoyed this first build of mine. I am normally used to foamies but this was great. I am already looking into other kits. I hope to post the video of the maiden sometime next week. I plan to do the maiden either today, or on Sunday.

Posted by Dadude | Nov 24, 2008 @ 04:03 PM | 3,912 Views
I had my first flight!!
I will post video and pics later.