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Posted by GBLynden | Jun 25, 2016 @ 05:22 PM | 1,535 Views
This is my Unboxing, Run, and Review for my new GPToys Foxx S911 33mph RC Monster Truck.

In this video I unbox it, run it outdoors on pavement and off-road in some thick long grass for a good test. I even let me GF take it for a spin!

GPToys Foxx S911 33mph RC Monster Truck Unboxing, Run, and Review (10 min 21 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 18, 2016 @ 11:29 PM | 1,079 Views
In this video I fly my Blade Zeyrok BNF Drone outdoors in Stagility Mode! The best part of this mode is you can do flips and buzz around at a steeper pitch than you can in Stability Mode. I even ended this video with a little crash blooper! lol

Stagility Mode First Outdoor Flight - Blade Zeyrok Drone BNF Quadcopter (3 min 55 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 16, 2016 @ 11:55 PM | 1,043 Views
This is some footage I took at last year's Warbirds Over Whatcom of a really cool RC Fokker Dr.1 Triplane. Many people think of this as the Red Baron WWI Warbird.

Giant Scale RC Fokker Dr.1 Triplane - Red Baron WWI Warbird at Warbirds Over Whatcom (3 min 29 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 16, 2016 @ 01:17 AM | 1,209 Views
This is my Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review for my new Blade Nano QX2 FPV Racing Drone BNF With SAFE Technology Quadcopter.

This is a much nicer quality quadcopter than the fun but toy like Blade Zeyrok, but doesn't flight QUITE as smoothly as the Blade Nano QX 3D Ultra Micro Quadcopter.

Blade Nano QX2 FPV Racing Drone BNF With SAFE Technolgy Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (12 min 31 sec)

Here are the pros and cons for FPV Drone:

Pros:

- Adjustable camera
- Good quality picture from the FPV Camera
- Nice stable flight
- Extremely easy FPV set-up
- 5.8ghz FPV
- Two flight modes
- I can use my Eachine HD Goggles with it

Cons:

- The props damage very easy
- Battery cost is pretty bad
Posted by GBLynden | Jun 12, 2016 @ 05:31 PM | 1,075 Views
This is my Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review of the JJRC X1 Shuttle 2S Brushless RTF Quadcopter Drone!

I was able to unbox it, provide an overview of the parts and pieces, test the lights in the dark, and provide a quick flight demo of this indoors.

JJRC X1 Shuttle 2S Brushless RTF Quadcopter RC Drone Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (12 min 33 sec)

This is my pros and cons list after flying it indoors:

Pros:
- Sleek but rugged design
- Four powerful 2S brushless motors
- 1300 mAh 2S brushless battery for long flight times
- Very responsive
- FPV ready
- Spare props
- Easy setup

Cons:
- The yaw lagged and was mushy
- The lights are hard to see during the day and only point down, so it is not a good night flyer candidate.
Posted by GBLynden | Jun 09, 2016 @ 10:07 PM | 1,147 Views
I REALLY enjoyed running this boat even though I forgot to lube the shaft causing it to make more noise than it should have. The best news of all is that is still runs great on 3S power

First Water Run - Fei Lun FT011 Brushless 4S RC Racing Boat (2 min 18 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 05, 2016 @ 06:24 PM | 1,138 Views
Here are my review notes for this WWII RC Warbird:

Pros
- It looks really good
- Faster than I expected for a 1S plane
- Landing gear stays on in the box
- Semi symmetrical airfoil
- Reinforced wing and control surfaces

Cons
- Pre-order issues
- Landing gear held up fine on the rough landing but I may upgrade the gear anyway
- Elevator asymmetry and too much upflection out of the box
- Slightly tail heavy out of the box

Here is the complete Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review:

Complete E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic WWII Bomber Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (17 min 13 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 05, 2016 @ 12:21 PM | 1,230 Views
This is the Maiden Flight for my E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic RC Plane. In this video I take it for a spin in some wind on a bright and sunny day!

Here is the UMX B-25 Maiden!

Maiden Flight Only - E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic WWII Bomber (3 min 58 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Jun 03, 2016 @ 01:43 AM | 1,265 Views
This is the Unboxing and Review for my new RC Racing Boat! It is the Fei Lun FT011 Brushless 4S RC Racing Boat.

I mentioned in the video that I will be making some racing videos with my buddies. One has this RC Boat and another has the Pro Boat Blackjack 24-inch Catamaran 3S Brushless from Horizon Hobby.

It is going to be a great summer!

Fei Lun FT011 Brushless 4S RC Racing Boat Unboxing and Review (12 min 41 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 28, 2016 @ 01:01 AM | 1,495 Views
This is my Unboxing and Review for the new E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic RC Plane WWII Bomber. In this video I look it over showing you a variety of different angles, discuss its pros & cons, and I even compare it side by side to the E-flite UMX B-17 Flying Fortress.

Here are some out of the box pros and cons:

Pros
- It looks really good
- Landing gear stays on in the box
- Semi symmetrical airfoil
- Reinforced wing and control surfaces

Cons
- Landing gear appears to be a weak point
- Elevator asymmetry
- Pre-order issues

E-flite UMX B-25 Mitchell BNF Basic RC Plane WWII Bomber Unboxing and Review (11 min 18 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 21, 2016 @ 05:14 PM | 1,832 Views
This is my first outdoor flight in stability mode with my new Blade Zeyrok Drone BNF! I even included a little preview footage with it in stagility mode at the end, including some footage of a crash lol

Blade Zeyrok Drone BNF RC Quadcopter - First Outdoor Flight in Stability Mode (2 min 32 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 16, 2016 @ 09:37 PM | 1,475 Views
This my first outdoor flight caught on videso of the new World's Smallest Drone known as the RTF Estes Proto-N!

It is so small I can't believe it even flies and it is even crazier for me to be able to fly it outside and still see it!

First Outdoor Flight With World's Smallest Drone Estes Proto N Nano Quadcopter (3 min 3 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 13, 2016 @ 01:09 AM | 22,231 Views
I waited for nearly five months for my Blade Zeyrok Drone BNF RC Quadcopter to arrive and it is finally here! I made an unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review video with this quadcopter to let you know everything I now know about it.

I went through and unboxed it, talked about its parts and pieces, took it on its maiden flight (I flew it in the dark too), and then did a closing review).

Blade Zeyrok Drone BNF RC Quadcopter Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (14 min 21 sec)

Here are my review notes for this Horizon Hobby RC Drone after flying it outdoors:

Pros
- Outstanding looks
- It performs much better than I orignally thought it would outdoors, thought I thought it would still do well
- It handles crashes with ease with its lightweight but rugged build
- It is BNF, so it binds to my Spektrum DX6
- Three flight modes
- The lights make it a nice night flyer
- Accepts my 600mAh Nano-Tech batteries

Cons
- No prop guards and it is a beginner quad
- It flies like a toy grade quad in some ways
- Brushed motors
- Very loud
Posted by GBLynden | May 07, 2016 @ 02:20 PM | 2,489 Views
This is my first complete flight video with my Runcam 2 Action Cam. I put it to the test in on my RTF Syma X8C Venture recording my crazy friends at our favorite flying spot.

Runcam 2 Action Cam Footage on Syma X8C Venture Drone Quadcopter (5 min 34 sec)

Enjoy!
GB
Posted by GBLynden | Apr 30, 2016 @ 11:57 PM | 2,450 Views
In this video I unbox the JXD 510G 5.8G FPV 6 Axis RC Drone, review its parts and pieces, put it through its maiden flight & first FPV Flight, and at the end of the video I wrap it up with a review based on my experiences with this RC Quad.

Here are my review notes for this FPV multirotor:

Pros:

- Altitude hold is ROCK SOLID!
- The 5.8G FPV has very little latency
- The video display looks great in person
- It is very responsive even on the first of three flight modes
- The 2.0MP HD Camera is solid
- I can use a wide variety of batteries with it given the battery connector is comes with.

Cons:

- Short flight time (4-5 minutes)

This is the latest version of the JXD 509G FPV Drone and I am excited for the wind to calm down so I can get is some nice flights outdoors.

JXD 510G 5.8G FPV 6-Axis HD Camera RC Drone Quadcopter Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (11 min 53 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 24, 2016 @ 03:34 PM | 1,877 Views
I choose to celebrate uploading my 400th video by uploading an RC Plane Crash Video of my good buddy Bill. He crashed his beautiful HobbyKing Durafly Vampire - D.H.100 Vampire Mk6 EDF Jet into the ground at our favorite new flying location.

Luckily before the crash I was able to get some nice flight footage of this foam de Havilland Vampire creation in the air flying great!

RC Plane Crash Video - HobbyKing Durafly Vampire - D.H.100 Vampire Mk6 EDF Jet (3 min 39 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 23, 2016 @ 12:11 AM | 1,947 Views
This mini-review contains information and a video unboxing, maiden flight, and review of the brand new Syma X5HW WiFi FPV Drone.

I have other Syma products, and I have been impressed with nearly all of them, but this one shows that Syma is not resting on its laurels.

In this video I unbox the quad, review its parts and pieces, put it through its maiden flight & first FPV Flight, and at the end of the video I wrap it up with a review followed by a few drone crash outtakes! lol

Syma X5HW WiFi FPV Drone Quadcopter Unboxing, Maiden Flight, and Review (15 min 9 sec)

Here are my review notes:

Pros:
  • Fun and easy to fly
  • Super stable
  • Altitude hold feature that performs better than expected
  • Very durable
  • FPV allows you to record to your smart phone and see the footage at the same time
Cons:
  • There is some slight lag in the FPV, but not very bad at all
  • The throttle cut takes some getting used to for it to work right
  • Not a legit con, but it is hard to control when doing flips indoors or in other confined spaces
Features:
  • WIFI FPV with 2.0MP HD camera.
  • With Altitude Hold mode, setting height.
  • 6-Axis gyro flight, for stability, stronger wind resistance and easier control.
  • The quadcopter can fly both indoor and outdoor using 4 channels digital proportional RC system, 2.4 gHz
  • Functions: up/down,left/right sideward fight,forward/backward,turn left/right,with gyro/flash lights,A 360-degree 3D and special functions (continuous rolling)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 19, 2016 @ 12:28 AM | 1,991 Views
Hey guys!

This is the maiden float flight for Bill with his HobbyKing Durafly Tundra RC Bush Plane.

He had some good support when he tried to fly on floats for the first time. As with any Bill flight, it was an adventure. Watch the video to see what I mean and you will get to enjoy a bunch of fun and beautiful extras.

Enjoy!
GB

Maiden Float Flight & Other Fun Extras - HobbyKing Durafly Tundra 1300mm STOL RC Bush Plane (10 min 20 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 16, 2016 @ 01:54 PM | 1,686 Views
This is my first flight video with my Mobius Action Cam with the Standard Lens A and I put it to the test in on my RTF Syma X8C Venture Drone, which is a DJI Phantom drone clone.

You will also see the E-flite P-51 Mustang in flight, which goes by the name of Dallas Doll.

Just in case those of you that saw my Runcam 2 Unboxing and Review video are wondering if I am going to do a video like this with that camera, you have to wonder no more. That is my plan for sure with this multirotor beast!

Mobius Action Cam Footage In Wind - RTF Syma X8C Venture Drone Quadcopter (3 min 21 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 14, 2016 @ 11:04 PM | 2,060 Views
I am happy to share with you my unboxing and review for the new Runcam 2 Action Cam for RC folks like us!

In the video I unbox and review it, show you how to set it up, and even take it for a ride on my Eachine Assassin 180 FPV Drone at 1080p HD at 60fps!

Runcam 2 Action Cam Unboxing and Review - Includes 1080p 60fps Camera Footage from 180 FPV Drone (14 min 36 sec)


This is my list of pros and cons:

Pros:

- It records high quality footage at 60fps at 1080p, unlike the Mobius Action Cam that maxes out at 30fps at 1080p.
- Great transitions from very bright light to other scenery.
- Ease of setup
- Very close to GoPro quality video
- Compact size
- Value priced

Cons:

- It doesn't come with a lens cap to protect the lovely lens.
- Greens could be a little less washed out, but that is splitting hairs.

Even though this camera challenges my GoPro Hero 4 Silver in video quality, it can also be used as an FPV camera. I don't go into that in this video, but it can do a lot of things that I didn't have time to cover in this video.