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Posted by zanek | Oct 14, 2013 @ 08:32 PM | 1,932 Views
Here is the long in coming maiden flight video of my Nutball:

Nutball Maiden Flight (1 min 5 sec)


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Posted by zanek | Jul 13, 2013 @ 06:44 PM | 2,183 Views
After the main frame was build I installed the electronics, servo linkages and all of the other little details like velcro for the battery pack and more fiber tape on critical points that I thought might need more strength. The last picture is the finished product, all ready to fly minus the battery. The maiden flight went very well and the video is coming soon.



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Posted by zanek | Jul 13, 2013 @ 06:40 PM | 2,011 Views
Once the electronics were tested and the foam was cut into a circle I added the carbon fiber flats across the bottom of the wing and glued a 1" tall double strip of foam down the center of the underside of the plane. I made the motor mount out of a small block of wood and glued it onto the center of the plane.



Posted by zanek | Jul 13, 2013 @ 06:36 PM | 2,011 Views
All of the electronics and foam came in the mail today. I wired up all the electronics and tested them. Everything was in good working order so I went ahead and started cutting the foam. I cut a 17" diameter circle of the 6mm foam to be the main body of the plane. It has no tail or fuselage, just a circle of foam with a dihedral added to the edges. Here is the thread where I got the plans: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=836389



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Posted by zanek | Jul 13, 2013 @ 01:08 PM | 1,944 Views
Late evening flight of my 1200MM Popwing from Nitroplanes shot with a Gopro Hero 3 onboard the plane. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com

Popwing Onboard Evening Flight with Gopro (1 min 45 sec)

Posted by zanek | Jun 28, 2013 @ 06:42 PM | 2,142 Views
Yesterday I finally put the Gopro on my Popwing. The gopro is mounted on the small space in front of the stock battery location, stuck onto a sanded-flat area with a surf board sticky mount. Halfway through the video the prop falls off. Here is the video:
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Popwing Maiden Gopro Flight (1 min 4 sec)

Posted by zanek | Jun 08, 2013 @ 11:56 AM | 2,277 Views
Recently I got a new flying wing from Nitroplanes. I got the 1200mm Popwing. I have set it up and been flying it for a few weeks and it has been great- no problems and very durable. At some point I am hoping to put a Gopro on it and get some aerial videos. Until then here are some pictures and the maiden flight video.
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1200mm Popwing Maiden Flight (0 min 57 sec)

Posted by zanek | Apr 25, 2013 @ 12:04 PM | 3,100 Views
Onboard and 3rd person view videos from my Losi 8ight and Parkzone Radian from my last trip to Panamint Valley (near Death Valley).
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Death Valley 2013 Parkzone Radian and Losi 8ight (1 min 26 sec)

Posted by zanek | Apr 25, 2013 @ 12:02 PM | 3,040 Views
I recently got a Losi 1/18 mini rock crawler. Here is a short video I shot of the first few runs:
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Team Losi Mini Rock Crawler (1 min 0 sec)

Posted by zanek | Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:38 PM | 2,340 Views
Parkzone Radian Onboard Video at Horseshoe Canyon (2 min 0 sec)


Onboard video Shot with a Gopro Hero 3 on my Parkzone Radian, flying around on and off the edge of a small knoll near Horseshoe Canyon and the Green River in Utah. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com
Posted by zanek | Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:36 PM | 2,320 Views
Parkzone Radian Onboard Video in Panamint Valley (1 min 42 sec)


Onboard video Shot with a Gopro Hero 3 on my Parkzone Radian, flying around near the road out to the sand dunes in Panamint Valley. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com
Posted by zanek | Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:34 PM | 2,282 Views
Losi 8ight Slow Motion Drifting 240FPS (0 min 33 sec)


Video of my Losi 8ight e drifting through some dust. Shot with a Gopro Hero 3 Black edition in WVGA at 240fps. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com
Posted by zanek | Feb 28, 2013 @ 09:23 AM | 2,632 Views
Compilation of some of the best footage shot with my Gopro mounted on a Losi 8ight e and a Parkzone Radian. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com

Castle Valley Onboard Video Compilation (4 min 9 sec)

Posted by zanek | Feb 06, 2013 @ 07:03 PM | 2,773 Views
My Second FPV flight with my 1.3ghz video system. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com

Quadcopter Second FPV Flight (0 min 45 sec)

Posted by zanek | Feb 03, 2013 @ 06:41 PM | 2,541 Views
Practicing some aerial photography with my quadcopter at our local park. I am hoping to film some bikers soon.
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Quadcopter Aerial Filming Practice (0 min 30 sec)

Posted by zanek | Feb 03, 2013 @ 06:39 PM | 2,640 Views
Here is a video of my flying my quadcopter around by FPV. Recorded on my computer through an Easy Cap recorder. I am still waiting for my 1.3ghz system to get here so I can fly farther away. Come check out my rc blog at http://www.rampagingrc.blogspot.com
Quadcopter FPV 3 (1 min 10 sec)

Posted by zanek | Feb 03, 2013 @ 06:33 PM | 2,638 Views
Testing my v939 micro quadcopter with a micro keychain camera on it. There aren't many vibrations but the quadcopter doesn't move as smoothly as the larger one. I still need to find a way to shed some weight to improve the flight performance.
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WL Toys v939 Onboard Test (0 min 18 sec)

Posted by zanek | Jan 29, 2013 @ 07:31 PM | 2,769 Views
Testing out the 240FPS/WVGA and 120FPS/720p resolutions of my Gopro Hero 3 by filming my Losi 8ight driving through some leaves. Here are the videos:
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Gopro Hero 3 Slow Motion Test 120FPS (0 min 7 sec)

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Posted by zanek | Jan 10, 2013 @ 11:04 AM | 2,796 Views
Video of me flying around at Elings Park and testing my Hero 3 on my Radian.

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Radian at Elings- Testing Gopro Hero 3 (2 min 26 sec)

Posted by zanek | Jan 10, 2013 @ 11:00 AM | 2,952 Views
Video of me flying my quadcopter around in a neighborhood in Palm Desert. Shot with a Gopro onboard. Includes some still aerial pictures

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Quadcopter flying in Palm Desert (1 min 16 sec)