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Posted by DJO | Jun 16, 2012 @ 03:43 PM | 2,261 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 @ 02:44 PM | 2,371 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
Posted by DJO | Jun 13, 2012 @ 11:28 AM | 1,853 Views
Hey Everybody,

Here's my latest idea in the making called the RC Foam Show (RCFS for short).

The RC Foam Show (RCFS) (0 min 26 sec)


Music from: http://beatsroyaltyfree.com/

Scratchbuilding + RCFS inspired by Flite Test!

The RC Foam Show (RCFS) will include scratchbuilding, plane technology, and R/C stuff. I had the idea last night that I could do something like this over the summer for fun. RCFS is just an idea for now; don't expect anything too soon! I'd like to get into scratchbuilding and thought that I'd introduce my idea here before I decided and ordered some stuff. All the plane kits that I've bought never really lasted a long time for me. They either ended up in trees, broke when trying to get them down, or are still stuck up there. I didn't have the parts or experience to keep them all working at that time. With scratchbuilding if a plane breaks, I could easily build a new one. I'd like to start by building some gliders and small DLGs first and then moving on to electric motor and ESC powered flying wings, trainers, and jets. At the moment I only have one ESC, motor, and propeller combination that came from the SkyFun jet shown in the video. I could use that combo in scratchbuilding.

Thanks for watching and comment with your ideas. Please no negative comments because it's just an idea for now.

YouTube
Website



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 12, 2012 @ 06:58 PM | 2,701 Views
Hey everybody,

My new R/C site is just about finished now, I have to add a few more details and various items in the webpages themselves but for now I'd say that it's completed. I changed the background so that it wasn't so distracting and all over the place, too, so it's easier to read and skim through. The more R/C models that I get, build, and test, the larger the site will become!

Please check it out because I've worked hard on it!

CLICK ME!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 06, 2012 @ 04:03 PM | 1,908 Views
Hey everybody,

My new R/C website has been going through a lot of remodeling lately, plus I've been writing a lot for the webpages that it has of my R/C builds and such. Please check it out; it's there for people to get the information that they need for the R/C products that I have had experience with. I even put up a full FAQ.

CLICK ME!

Thanks for checking it out!



Dan
Posted by DJO | Jun 05, 2012 @ 03:07 PM | 2,047 Views
This is my new R/C site, here's what will be featured (SO FAR!) on it:

-Traxxas 1/16 E-Revo VXL (my FAQ will be featured too!)

-Heli-Max AXE CPv3 RTF

-SkyFun Pusher Jet PNP

-Tuff Trainer PNP

-Binary 900 DLG Kit

-Bonsai Flying Wing Kit

-Blade Scout CX RTF

-Turnigy 1/16 4WD Brushless Buggies

-Blade mCPX V2 RTF

I've worked hard to get this site easy to use and read from as well as having good, solid information and build information.

Please, please check it out for me and share it with other people! It's still under construction but will be updated sooner than later!

DJO Productions R/C Website

Thank you!



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 28, 2012 @ 03:46 PM | 2,182 Views
Getting a lot better at hovering inverted! I will be upgrading a few parts soon on the mCPX too, my "custom" tail (see my other blog post) made from two broken tails has now broken, so I'll upgrade to a longer one, too!

Blade mCPX V2 3D Noob's Inverted Practice! (1 min 28 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | May 24, 2012 @ 04:28 PM | 2,356 Views
Posted by DJO | May 21, 2012 @ 05:39 PM | 2,422 Views
Posted by DJO | May 20, 2012 @ 12:40 PM | 2,363 Views
Blade mCPX V2 Flips in the Wind (1 min 34 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | May 19, 2012 @ 01:25 PM | 2,965 Views
Hey everybody,

I fixed the cracked tail boom by attaching an old one with a bad motor to this one, extending the length of the boom, too! I just wrapped the motor's wires outside of the boom and plugged it into the plug on the main board - it flies fine!

I used hot glue, a zip tie, and a small piece of electrical tape to complete this. If you break your tail boom and have an old one sitting around, don't hesitate to do this because it works and even makes the heli fly better!





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Posted by DJO | May 17, 2012 @ 10:01 PM | 2,619 Views
I love this simulator and I'm having a blast with it; check out the thermals that you can catch!

BMI Flight Simulator: Realistic Thermal Catching (1 min 6 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | May 16, 2012 @ 04:44 PM | 2,904 Views
Having fun with my new free simulator, Clearview SE. I will be paying the $3.99 for a T-Rex 450 PRO, so subscribe to my YouTube channel to see that later on!

Download Clearview SE here:

http://bestflightsim.com/

Clearview SE R/C Simulator Apprentice 3D Flight (0 min 46 sec)


http://www.youtube.com/RCDJO



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 14, 2012 @ 07:55 PM | 2,211 Views
ENJOY! (and subscribe!) I'm much more comfortable and confident at the sticks flying this heli now, and I can't wait to go to a bigger space where I can throw this into high rates and really rip it up!

Blade mCPX V2 Fast Flying Before the Storm! (1 min 59 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | May 14, 2012 @ 05:44 PM | 2,147 Views
Here's my latest video on YouTube:

Blade mCPX V2 Evening Flight (1 min 25 sec)


I'm in the market for some subscribers, so check out my channel, too, at:

www.youtube.com/RCDJO

I do good video editing; recently I've just been uploading videos like this because there's not too much editing to do to them. But check out some of the compilations/edits on my channel that I've done before and enjoy!



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 13, 2012 @ 08:22 PM | 2,246 Views
All the neighbors fired up their lawn mowers, vehicles, or whatever so I decided to fire up the mCPX V2 and fly around a little bit. I would've flown it faster with higher rates, but I was limited for space and it was starting to get dark.

Blade mCPX V2 Loud Evening Flight (2 min 25 sec)


Please subscribe for more mCPX V2 action!



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 12, 2012 @ 07:03 PM | 2,237 Views
Here's my latest video with the mCPX V2:

Blade mCPX V2 + Noob - Forward Flight!!!!! (1 min 18 sec)


I went from my coaxial Scout CX to the mCPX, then hovered that good within the first few flights. Then I had to replace a few parts, so now about a week later (or more? I can't remember...) I'm on to forward flight and doing circuits. Today I learned 3 new things! I first learned how to hover nose-in, then I learned how to turn while doing forward flight, and then also learned how to fly circles with the mCPX. I'm doing really good from going straight from coaxial to CP (plus the simulator), and having fun! I really like the helis better than planes... something about them is just cool.



Dan
Posted by DJO | May 09, 2012 @ 05:22 PM | 2,519 Views
Put some music to my videos and edited it - came out awesome IMO!

Blade mCPX V2 Noob's Flights Compilation (2 min 3 sec)




Dan
Posted by DJO | May 08, 2012 @ 08:29 PM | 2,191 Views