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Posted by Eastcoast78 | Sep 23, 2011 @ 11:19 PM | 7,443 Views
Figured id upload a few pictures of another Plane a good friend Built for me..
I have sense swapped out that geared inrunner,for a 2628 2200kv BL form RCtimer.;0)...Continue Reading
Posted by Eastcoast78 | Sep 22, 2011 @ 10:53 PM | 5,988 Views
Well i decided to get into FPV seeing its coming on Fall here now, the air is getting cool and before you know it,t he days are well be shorter.

First up i wanted something that would be easy to fly! Carry anywhere between 4200mah or maybe even up too 5000mah, and have a AUW anywhere between 1000g-1500mah.
I considered Buying a Ritewing or something like it, But i like building and testing.
So i decided to build one from Owens cornering Pink Foam.
I got 2 4'x8' sheets for $14 from my local Home depot!

For the FPV i have the 5.8g 200mw FPV Wireless AV Tx & Rx Set
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=15295
I well not be using goggles at first. I have plan to get a LCD monitor and install it in one of those Big Black Rubber maid Action packers.
Could easily make/install it like a Speaker and surround with Black foam, like the inside of a TX case!!
ANd save up for a decent pair of goggles

For the camera i well be wiring a 2.5mm 4 pole jack plug it directly feeding the video through my GoPro!

Thanks for RC Flight Test for this great video.
How To Use a GoPro for FPV (7 min 12 sec)



In trying to find a decent Powerplant that was semi efficient!! I needed something that could swing a 8 or 9 '' Prop.
So i decided to give this one a shot!
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=14342

If ordering this BL get this. be sure to pick this up as well this BL does not come with any mounting hardware!
http://www.hobbyking.com/...Continue Reading
Posted by Eastcoast78 | Sep 15, 2011 @ 11:51 PM | 5,409 Views
Heres another one form 2 days ago!!
Not many thermals around, being heaver, they have to be quite big to stay up.
So i decided too play some.
Anyone getting Sick of these vids? lol

RadianPro Flight (8 min 2 sec)

Posted by Eastcoast78 | Sep 13, 2011 @ 12:20 AM | 4,956 Views
Took the day to head too a Funfly at Harbor Grace AirStrip.
Here is a a great read on the Airstrip.
Including Handley Page's Atlantic too Amelia Earhart

http://www.hrgrace.ca/airstrip.html

RadainPro With GoPro at Harbour Grace FunFly (9 min 24 sec)

Posted by Eastcoast78 | Sep 06, 2011 @ 05:21 PM | 4,778 Views
Recently picked up a GoPro hero Cam..Its awesome.
I have the 960..its perfect for what i what it for.
Shoots great 720p Videos...

Heres some Videos form the past 2 weeks of using it.

First Flight with GOPR0 on the RadainPro (13 min 22 sec)


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