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Posted by RCSwitz18 | Jul 13, 2013 @ 02:40 AM | 2,037 Views
I just got the Alula in the mail. Many thanks to grandpa for buying it for me
Anyways, I immediately looked up designs for the plane (is it a plane or a wing?)

I saw many creative designs, but decided to go on my own for this one. Since I live in America, and it's an awesome country, it seemed like a fitting theme for the Alula.

Currently, I am done with the tail. The wing will have AMERICA going across it.

Here are some rough draftsss
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Sep 15, 2012 @ 07:17 PM | 3,316 Views
Today we held the Warbirds over Livermore at LFERC

Here are some pics!
Unfortunately we had four crashes, three major and one minor
A rarebear stalled after too much elevator input at slow speed: loss of airframe
A T-28 stalled after too slow: Damage but fixable
A huge 1/4 scale electric came in hot on landing and overshot runway, flipped and broke rudder and motor mount
A 1/3 scale Fokker bipe lost radio signal just after takeoff, complete loss.

Other than that, the event was amazing!...Continue Reading
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Sep 14, 2012 @ 09:33 PM | 3,278 Views
Flying an EPP foam bug in the backyard.
Very windy, hard to hover!!!

Bug Outdor Flight With Crash (3 min 41 sec)


Kevin
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Sep 06, 2012 @ 11:23 PM | 3,563 Views
I just traded my VIP pylon racer and my Dx7se for a Dx8 and some batteries!

I LOVE THE DX8!

Im working on modifying it, ordered a lipo from hobbyking (they are on backorder!)


So far, i put on the orange fuel tubing to tell the dual rates switches, and a clear blue one for the throttle cut on the back.
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Sep 06, 2012 @ 11:19 PM | 3,531 Views
I picked up four Thunder AC6(80) chargers, and i have 4, so thus its my quad charger.

Check it out!

Complete setup was about $200 (including the case and power man!)
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Oct 13, 2011 @ 10:58 PM | 6,480 Views
At our club we have Stryker Wars, which we battle with our custom strykers.
Here is mine! I have....
Corona 939MG Servos
E-Flight Six-Series Brushless 2700kv Motor
Hobbyking Red Brick 50A ESC (opto)
Turnigy 5V SBEC

For the covering, I used vinyl. Used some my friend sold me!

And here it is. Goes about 90mph, 100 downwind. It might not go very fast, but has UNLIMITED vertical!
Posted by RCSwitz18 | Sep 22, 2011 @ 09:27 PM | 6,502 Views
Here is our fleet. My grandpa, my brother and I have gotten all of these!
Not Pictured:
Eflight Apprentice
Hobbico Electristar
Parkzone T-28
Micro P-51 (2 of them!)
Micro Sukhoi
Micro T-28
Micro Albatros
Micro Playmate
Grandpas Custom...Continue Reading