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Posted by ManTownMedia | May 31, 2014 @ 01:40 AM | 1,870 Views
Enjoying my GoPro attached to the P2-H3-2D...
Posted by ManTownMedia | Mar 31, 2014 @ 09:02 PM | 1,555 Views
For those of you on my warbird thread - let me know if you want to buy my parts. I am still a warbird afficionado - but the lack of spare parts has be bummed.

Plus, I am moving to the DJI Phantom 2 quad and do not have room anymore for this project to rebuild!
Posted by ManTownMedia | Aug 05, 2012 @ 10:05 PM | 2,242 Views
My most expensive project to date - putting together this E-flite P-51B Mustange 32e including:

HobbyKing G32 Motor
Sky Lipo 5s 3300 mAh 40c battery
Detrum 70A ESC'
Evolution - 13x7 Propeller
Spektrum AR8000+satellite
Castle Creations BEC: CC 10A

ManTownMedia August 5 2012 P-51B Maiden (2 min 49 sec)



After a successful Maiden flight - I now need to step it up on the weathering and scale details!
Posted by ManTownMedia | Jan 11, 2012 @ 10:38 PM | 3,169 Views
Thanks to my father in law - and the guys here on RC groups and Youtube for guiding the design of the PVC - Bungee Launcher for my EDF jet. I plan to use this for my F-16 once I fix it up after a crash...Check out this video:

Maxjet F117 Bungee Launch (11 min 56 sec)

Posted by ManTownMedia | Nov 12, 2011 @ 07:58 AM | 3,330 Views
This RCgroups thread inspired me to get the Parkzone Spitty...liked the camo scheme with a more streamlined fuselage lines as compared to the P-47. I am a bit concerned about the narrow distance between the wheels for a two wheel landing...here is the latest video with my maiden flight and then a decent landing at the end of the video:

ManTownMedia Parkzone Spitfire Mk IX and P-47 Takeoffs and Landings (5 min 30 sec)

Posted by ManTownMedia | Oct 01, 2011 @ 04:36 PM | 2,805 Views
Not a lot of power with a 3s 1550 battery - plan to fit into a 4s 1800 mAh battery to pump up the Power!!!

ManTownMedia Sept 24th F-117 Maiden @ RC Sparks in Cypress TX (3 min 8 sec)

Posted by ManTownMedia | Sep 18, 2011 @ 04:14 PM | 2,891 Views
Good clip of my Parkzone P-47 vs. Buzzards? Go to the 4:08 and 5:54 mark to see a close up of the bird crossing my flight path!

ManTownMedia Sept 17 Parkzone P-47 Horse Farm Bird Dogfight (8 min 37 sec)

Posted by ManTownMedia | Sep 05, 2011 @ 09:51 AM | 3,044 Views
So, thus far in my Hangar:

E-flite P-51B Mustang 32e ARF - currently building it with G32 with Spektrum AR8000 takend from F-16 below.

Parkzone Spitfire Mk IX Kit - Turnigy D3548/4 1100KV with 10x7 APC propeller
Parkzone P-47 Thunderbolt - EFlite Power 25 Outrunner Motor, 1250Kv, 80 A Dynam ESC, APC 10x7, Spektrum AR8000+TM1000

MaxJet F-117 Camo - successful Maiden Flight!

Spektrum DX8 radio
Posted by ManTownMedia | Aug 06, 2011 @ 10:41 AM | 3,212 Views
Joined Sparks RC Club out of Cypress, TX with my buddy Edge767:


ManTownMedia Aug 28 Parkzone P-47 Thunderbolt RC Sparks Airfield.wmv (5 min 28 sec)



Well, now that I have had some success with the Airfield 800mm Corsair - I decided to splurge and get the P-47 Thunderbolt from the LHS. I got the BNF version - but replaced the receiver with my Spektrum AR8000 since this is my most expensive RC plane to date.

It flew great on the Maiden Today!

Next Build - install Retracts and Flaps! Here is a flight video:

...Continue Reading
Posted by ManTownMedia | Jul 18, 2011 @ 09:17 PM | 3,197 Views
Check out the latest video - great music from DMB:

July 16th calm winds.wmv (6 min 53 sec)