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Posted by purcilas | Jun 12, 2014 @ 08:46 AM | 2,026 Views
10th Annual Airplanes of the World

June 21, 2014 8AM-3PM
Konterra Model Air Park

Pilot Registration begins at 7AM ($10 registration fee / must have current 2014 AMA membership)

The sky will come alive above Laurel Maryland June 22nd for Free State Aeromodelers 9th Annual Airplanes Of The World. Witness all manner of scale model aircraft as they take to the skies. From the graceful flights of WWI era biplanes to the thunderous roar of modern military jets, itís all here and open to the public at Konterra Model Air Park.

Open to the public!

Ample parking is free and Free State will have a concession stand available filled with food and beverages from 10AM through 2PM. Bring the entire family and come enjoy the thrill of model aviation at its finest.

Calling all RC pilots

Radio control pilots are encouraged to bring their scale or standoff scale aircraft. All types are welcome: fixed wing, helicopter, electric, gas, glow. A pilot fee of only $10 and a current 2014 valid AMA membership is required to participate.

For more information about the event contact us at: flyfreestate@gmail.com


Posted by purcilas | May 29, 2014 @ 12:00 PM | 3,583 Views
So I got a used 3DHS Extra 330SC 103" and I am putting it together. I had to sell a bunch of my smaller planes in order to fund this big bird but I have decided I'm sticking with 50CC+ gas planes going forward and only some small electrics.

I am using the following to build this:

1) DA100 (Original DA100, got a killer deal on it)
2) MTW 75 Canisters Front Exit & MTW 70mm Drop Headers
3) Savox 1270TG on all control surfaces.
4) Savox 1267TG for throttle
5) No Limitz 4" Fiberglass Spinner
6) Techo Aero IBEC
7) Spektrum AR12120 PowerSafe RX with 2 3300mah ThunderPower batteries.
8) 32OZ Fortitude Smoke & Gas Tank
9) Sullivan Skywriter Smoke Pump
10) Extreme Flight RC Pilot & Dashboard

I will post pictures of the plane as I go...
Posted by purcilas | Apr 03, 2013 @ 10:12 PM | 3,114 Views
I got to fly my Hangar 9 Beast this past weekend. Boy I missed flying it!!

Here are some pictures with some smoke!
Posted by purcilas | Feb 20, 2013 @ 02:26 PM | 7,586 Views
So I just received my Seagull Decathlon 120 and decided to make a build log as I have never done one.

This is what I plan on putting on my Decathlon

1) DLE 20CC inverted with Pitts Muffler.
2) Hitec 625MG's for all Control Surfaces
3) Hitec 485HB for Throttle
4) LiFe 6.6v 3200 for RX and Ignition
5) Tech Aero UBEC for Ignition
6) Spektrum AR6210

I just received the airframe today but have to leave town on business, hopefully will start working on it this weekend.

Everything was inspected and it looks great! Bigger than I imagined for some reason.