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Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 24, 2011 @ 02:40 PM | 2,895 Views
2-24-11 well today it snowed so I took the boogie board to the park and did some testing on it. I still need a bigger prop and board. This time I shaved the flywheel down , and wanted to see if it ran iny different...
Boogie Board test (1 min 26 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 12, 2011 @ 08:38 AM | 3,028 Views
Well 2/11/11. Today I did it, after months of flying on the sim the day has come to do the real thing. took my Hobbico to the field and had a great time flying.
First landing (0 min 16 sec)
flew it about 6 or 7 times and took it home in one piece....Continue Reading
Ama
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 10, 2011 @ 05:39 PM | 2,978 Views
Okay... Today it is official I am a A.M.A. member, now I can join my local flying club, just so happens the monthly meeting is tonight so I will attend and pay my membership there as well, then it's off into the wild blue yonder. I will be flying the Hobbico Superstar 40 as my trainer...that's it for now will post pic's and video of my first flight later....
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 02, 2011 @ 09:20 PM | 3,060 Views
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=F_LLVMtCcrw I put some casters on it and tried it on the land...
Shawn's boogie board (1 min 14 sec)


well there you have it...

I will need to tweek just a bit...

bigger prop and board...
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 01, 2011 @ 08:55 AM | 3,645 Views
Well ok I started the construction on the boogie board I made a tail frame and Fins. I was able to hindge them with a thick plastic and rivits. I made the motor mount out of lite guage allumium that I bent to size, and then I attched them with bolts. I am ready to install the electronics next, shouldn't be that hard. I will then fire it up and test it. will post again later...