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Archive for June, 2012
Posted by DJO | Jun 30, 2012 @ 01:31 PM | 2,497 Views
RCFS#9: The Cost for Good R/C Electronics + HK Price Comparison! (4 min 54 sec)


Episode 9 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Watch the video to learn how much I spent at my LHS for some electronics for a 3D foamie. The parts and electronics in the video are GOOD quality, TRUSTED products that will not fail or die out easily. See about how much it would cost to get the same stuff from HK.

The whole point of me building this foamy is so that it will last a long time. So, I bought some quality stuff to go with it. Peace of mind.

Subscribe to support the RCFS and to see the Crack Yak build and get flown!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 30, 2012 @ 12:40 PM | 2,504 Views
RCFS#8: First Donation to the RCFS + Build Updates/Information (2 min 4 sec)


Episode 8 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

See how much it all cost me on my next video!
These are the electronics that I bought for my TwistedHobbys Crack Yak 55 32'' 3D foamy.

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and here: http://www.youtube.com/user/baddb1
Posted by DJO | Jun 28, 2012 @ 12:16 PM | 2,694 Views
Stick movements, practicing plane 3D before I get a real 3D foamie.

RCFS#7: 3D Foamie Stick Movements - ClearView SE (1 min 10 sec)


Episode 7 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Check out the stick movements on the USB transmitter as I fly 3D with the Extra 330S 3D foamie on ClearView SE simulator, available for download here:

bestflightsim.com

Music from beatsroyaltyfree.com

Thanks for watching and please subscribe!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 28, 2012 @ 09:39 AM | 2,781 Views
RCFS#6: ClearView SE Extra 330S - 3D Foamie Practice Flight (1 min 9 sec)


Episode 6 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Finally getting CamStudio to work better with my computer (less lag in the video). In this flight I'm practicing some 3D with the ClearView SE Extra 330S 3D foamie model. ClearView SE is available for download at:

bestflightsim.com

Music from beatsroyaltyfree.com

I will be buying a 3D foamie relatively soon. Brace yourselves for the 3D mayhem in the backyard! Thanks for watching and please subscribe to support me, DJO Producitons, and the RC Foam Show.

Another note: the goal is to hit over 50 subscribers (currently 32) by the end of summer! So if you can subscribe that would be great!

Thanks!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 27, 2012 @ 05:10 PM | 2,766 Views
Blade mCPX V2 Slow Flight in the Wind (1 min 26 sec)


Slow flight with my Blade mCPX V2. All stock except for the extended tail boom upgrade. Flying without the tail fin; that way it'll fly better in the wind.

For this small of a heli it's nice and stable in the wind.



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 25, 2012 @ 01:57 PM | 2,739 Views
RCFS#5: FUN FLY COMPILATION (3 min 32 sec)



Compilation of the flying at the fun fly that I went to on June 23, 2012. Watch the full video for never before seen footage!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 24, 2012 @ 05:47 PM | 2,608 Views
RCFS#4: R/C Plane Parachute Demonstration + Pilot Bails Out! (2 min 40 sec)


Episode 4 of the RC Foam Show (RCFS)

Demonstration of pilot bailing out in R/C plane, plus smoke coming from the cockpit. Copilot successfully lands the plane! Video shot at an R/C fun fly.



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 24, 2012 @ 11:56 AM | 2,392 Views
This guy's really good at 3D, check it out!

Incredible Young 3D Plane Pilot Ripping it Up At R/C Fun Fly (4 min 36 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 23, 2012 @ 05:23 PM | 2,748 Views
A 3D foamie and small R/C jet took to the skies at a fun fly today.

RCFS#3: 3D Foamie + Small R/C Jet Flight (3 min 8 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 23, 2012 @ 05:21 PM | 2,730 Views
Cutting that tall grass was pretty cool, check it out:

Mikado Logo 500 3D Flight + Cutting Grass! (3 min 26 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 23, 2012 @ 04:49 PM | 2,632 Views
Noooooo! I really wanted to see this one fly, too. Biggest one at the fun fly!

Rave 90 3D Heli Crash at R/C Fun Fly! (0 min 48 sec)


Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 20, 2012 @ 04:36 PM | 2,266 Views
Camera went out of focus. Still a good flight, almost cut the grass a little bit there too.

Blade mCPX V2 Inverted Hovering (1 min 6 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 20, 2012 @ 09:09 AM | 2,385 Views
Blade mCPX 3D With Inverted Crash on Tar! (1 min 3 sec)


Motor bogged out at the end, I was using full negative pitch but the brushed motor is wearing down from all the fast 3D lately... I may go brushless eventually. Sorry about the bad filming, my brother is still getting used to following the tiny thing around. NO damage from the crash! But later on the mCPX did break. One of the servo's gears stripped. I'll try to get it back up and flying relatively soon.

Thanks for watching and please subscribe!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 18, 2012 @ 04:59 PM | 2,141 Views
I get a trainer airplane to learn on > the wind carries plane into a tree

I buy a DLG to have fun with > its wing cracks in half

I get a micro heli to do some 3D with > I don't have the money to pay for more parts

I buy some foam to get in scratchbuilding > I can barely afford the electronics/parts to make it fly

EPIC FAIL!

LOL... *Sigh*



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 18, 2012 @ 12:15 PM | 2,406 Views
Now I want to go brushless. This is really fun!

Blade mCPX 3D Crazy (1 min 0 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 17, 2012 @ 01:52 PM | 2,120 Views
Having fun with my mCPX and hovering inverted... trying to cut the grass at one point.

Blade mCPX V2 Inverted Insanity (1 min 57 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 16, 2012 @ 05:59 PM | 2,158 Views
RCFS#2: Pink Hobby King Bonsai DLG Flies! "Dry" Testing in Backyard (0 min 51 sec)


The RC Foam Show Episode 2
Yay! It flies!
Once I get some electronics I'll actually be able to control it too!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 16, 2012 @ 03:15 PM | 2,184 Views
First mCPX Flight After Full Rebuild (2 min 12 sec)


LOL at 1:00... shooting at 1:26



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 16, 2012 @ 02:43 PM | 2,135 Views
Pink foam version of my Hobby King Bonsai DLG, also on my YouTube channel.

RCFS#1: Pink Foam Hobby King Bonsai DLG Info + Indoor Flight Test (1 min 25 sec)


The RC Foam Show Episode 1: Pink Bonsai DLG
Stay tuned for when I get some electronics and test this outside!
I will also be putting on a launching peg for discuss launches.
This plane will be flown mainly in my backyard.
More scratchbuilding to come; please subscribe!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 15, 2012 @ 01:44 PM | 2,232 Views
My full compilation of the fun that I had with the Binary 900 DLG. Enjoy!

Binary 900 DLG Compilation (2 min 23 sec)




Dan