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Posted by 747Pilot | Feb 06, 2016 @ 11:56 AM | 1,390 Views
Super Hardcore FPV...try not to flinch
Underground FPV Nano "Race" (1 min 51 sec)

Posted by 747Pilot | Feb 03, 2016 @ 11:10 AM | 1,239 Views
I just bought this - Folger Tech RepRap 2020 Prusa i3 Full Aluminum 3D Printer

Looking for a forum with tips and advice. Know of any here at rcg, please post link

Posted by 747Pilot | Jan 04, 2016 @ 06:31 PM | 1,856 Views
Finally a lawyer/rc pilot with a set of balls bigger than the AMA's and Brendan S's

n a move that may give hope to many model aircraft flyers, the validity of the FAA’s new drone registry is under challenge in federal court. The hope for these hobby flyers is that if the challenge is successful, they – including children as young as 13 – won’t have to file their names and home addresses in a public database. Many hobby flyers have held off on registering their drones, concerned about the public availability of their information.

The lawsuit challenging the FAA registry was filed in the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia on December 24 by a model aircraft enthusiast concerned that the registration rules were illegal. That individual is John A. Taylor, a multi-rotor builder and flyer living in Silver Spring, Maryland. An insurance attorney, Mr. Taylor is representing himself. He started flying model aircraft approximately one year ago and has become passionate about the hobby. He expected other hobby groups or drone manufacturers to file suit against the registration rules but when they didn’t, he decided to step up himself. Although he plainly admits that he has no aviation or administrative law experience, as a long-time litigator, he says he’s up to the challenge.

Mr. Taylor is requesting that the court “issue an order declaring that the [FAA's registration rule] is void” and prohibited by Section...Continue Reading
Posted by 747Pilot | Nov 16, 2015 @ 09:05 AM | 2,066 Views
Posted by 747Pilot | Oct 21, 2015 @ 12:40 PM | 2,739 Views!reflex/c17b7

The TBRC Reflex 38 is the newest plane to take to the skies. It's custom designed aerofoil and unique winglets make this craft the ideal race plane. The exceptional high speed handling and the extreme durability of the foam construction make it a love for many FPV racing pilots out there.

The TBRC Reflex has won the NAFPV 2015 wing race and the FatShark Frenzy 2015 wing race.

The TBRC Relex has a 38" wingspan and is made of durable EPP foam. The kit comes supplied with the foam, spars, winglets, elevons, equiptment bay hatch and 3mm laminate.

The large battery bay allows you to put in a variety of batteries to suit your flying style. The battery bay also includes a unique shelf, or secret compartment at the back which allows you to tuck your wires out of the way leading to a cleaner setup and more space for components.

The CG is 140mm from the nose. Which is also at the same point as the back of the equipment bay hatch, allowing for easy laying out of components when you're putting this kit together.

Youtube Playlist from Fpvav8tr

Posted by 747Pilot | Sep 15, 2015 @ 09:10 AM | 2,818 Views
Spec UAV. For the 5.8 ghz users, this is the latest antenna displaying construction quality that is a step ahead of current antennas on the market. These antennas are designed to be precise and durable, but at a price point that reflects an understanding of what you may be doing with them…puttin them on a miniquad and drive them into various objects at high speed! This antenna is sold as a set. DVR footage of the Skew Planar Wheel can be found here.
Spec UAV 5.8 ghz Skew Planar Wheel+ / DVR Footage (3 min 2 sec)

Posted by 747Pilot | Sep 06, 2015 @ 09:44 PM | 3,163 Views
Posted by 747Pilot | Sep 06, 2015 @ 10:56 AM | 3,381 Views
NAFPV 2015 - All the ground footage. (15 min 41 sec)

NAFPV 2015 ground footage. Three days of video and great memories edited down to 15 minutes. Just some of the people found in this footage. Fpvav8tr, Yuvski, Hugo, Ahmed, Mike Tracks, Marc Appel, Gizmo, Anthony from TBRC, Slowjet & Bender. LINKS:
Posted by 747Pilot | Sep 02, 2015 @ 08:51 PM | 3,072 Views
Posted by 747Pilot | Jul 19, 2015 @ 01:04 PM | 3,095 Views
The Reflex 38 will officially be released at the 2015 NAFPV Meet this August 13th - 16th 2015.
  • Sunnysky 2212/1400
  • 1600 Mah 4S Lipo
  • PZ0420 FPV cam
  • GoPro Hero 3 White
  • FPV Antenna by Spec UAV - SPW+ 5.8 ghz
  • LC Filter by Matcat
  • 12v Converter by Matcat
  • ImmersionRC 600 mw 5.8ghz
  • Frksky L9R - Receiver
  • BLheli 30 Amp ESC
  • Prop - 7x4.5
  • Servos - Corona 12mg 929MG's

3 Videos

TBRC Reflex 38 - Unboxing (1 min 42 sec)

TBRC Reflex 38 - Maiden (3 min 11 sec)
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Posted by 747Pilot | Jul 16, 2015 @ 03:59 PM | 2,523 Views
Yuvksi from TBRC. Use a Solder gun., make a template and voila. Easy peasy. Copper wire about 14-16 gauge. Buy a piece at home depot and strip the insulation or just find a piece already bare. You can make all sorts of "cutting" templates with it. PS- We made this video at like 3am finishing his wing. We were so F'n tired.
How to "Cut" Battery bays into a FPV wing (0 min 42 sec)

Posted by 747Pilot | May 31, 2015 @ 08:44 AM | 3,494 Views
Posted by 747Pilot | May 30, 2015 @ 07:26 AM | 2,881 Views
Wahoo! It's back. Starting June 1st!

Giving away:
A set of Skew Planar Wheel + 5.8 RHCP Fpv Antennas (Specuav)
A mini 250 frame (Team Legit)
A nucleus pdb (Team Legit)
BHeli 12amp ESC v4 Qaudpack (Rotorgeeks)
Naze32 Acro FC (Youtube Pilot - FPVav8tr)
3D Mobius Mount/Spacer Kit/Light Bar - (Great3D)
Posted by 747Pilot | May 05, 2015 @ 12:24 PM | 3,377 Views
Full setup in previous blog post. Its a beauty!
FPV Wing Launch - TBRC60" v2.0 Wing (0 min 27 sec)

Posted by 747Pilot | May 01, 2015 @ 11:40 AM | 3,676 Views

Just finished up a 3 part build series at Youtube and have 5 flights on it over the past 3 days. This one is a keeper!

Sunnysky 2820/1100 (Buddyrc)
APC 9x6
Spider 60 amp esc Opto (Buddyrc)
Dual 4S 3300 Glacier Lipos (Buddyrc)
PZ0420 FPV Cam
GoPro H3
4S to 12v Converter (Matcat)
RMRC 1.3 800mw Vtx
Spec UAV Lotus 1280 RHCP Antenna
Dragon Link UHF
Cyclops Storm OSD RTH

Posted by 747Pilot | Apr 21, 2015 @ 08:47 PM | 4,173 Views
Team Basement RC - TBRC60 v2.0 Build - Intro

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A serious fpv wing pilot deserves a serious wing . Team Basement RC is now selling their TBRC60 v2.0 Wing. The reinvented and improved version of the 1.0. The video below is best viewed at Youtube which enables seeing key annotations in the video. This is just an intro to a full build series of this awesome 60 inch wing. If you wanna see more about it, there is a playlist at my YT you can subscribe to for future updates.

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Tried, tested and true, the TBRC 60 V2.0 is the ultimate in FPV flying wing platforms. Since its incarnation it has proved to be a first class design finding its flying playground all over the globe. We didn't just bring back the 60, we have improved it. Months of R & D has gone into the re-release to give you everything you would expect from a TBRC Wing.

Durability, stability, unequivocal performance and flight characteristics. This craft is as sleek and sexy as ever. By using complex methods to perfect and tweak it there was only one possible outcome.... This wing kicks ass!!!

We strive for perfection in all of our designs and use only high quality components for our wing kits. Our cores are manufactured from durable 1.7# EPP foam purchased directly from a Canadian Manufacturing Plant. The Balsa we use for control surfaces is of the highest quality as are the fiberglass and carbon fiber spars we use. Every kit ships with more than enough high quality 3mil laminate to do the job. If its not perfect it will not make it out the door.


Canada's FPV Forum -
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Team Basement RC - TBRC60 v2.0 Build - Intro (4 min 46 sec)

Posted by 747Pilot | Apr 19, 2015 @ 07:22 AM | 3,640 Views
Neighbor bought a dune buggy quad.
Now we just have to find some dunes.

Mini Quad chasing a Bigger Quad ! (4 min 27 sec)