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Posted by Watts cooking | Feb 10, 2014 @ 04:38 PM | 1,218 Views
Had my GoPro mounted on my cub getting shots of my friends cub following behind. I managed to get some good air to air footage, hope you enjoy.

E-Flite Carbon-Z Cubs tandem flight with GoPro (3 min 2 sec)

Posted by Watts cooking | Jan 13, 2014 @ 04:01 AM | 1,848 Views
Here are some pictures of the custom engine stands I designed and made for Doug with http://www.aerogasrc.com. They made an appearance at the AMA Expo this weekend and I think they came out looking pretty good. These are just meant for display purposes but I am entertaining the idea of doing a test stand as well.

I have no idea if there would be any interest in anyone wanting a display stand like these or something similar, let me know if there is any interest.
Posted by Watts cooking | Jan 08, 2014 @ 12:02 AM | 3,089 Views
Picked this kit up second hand unbuilt for a great deal and have been working on it off and on for the past couple weeks and I should have it out for its maiden this weekend.

Im running an 80 sized brushless, 100 amp esc, 10 amp bec, 13x10 APC prop and 6s battery.

Once I get it flying I will report back with how she flies and anything needing change.

Will have pictures later this week of the custom battery tray I made.
Posted by Watts cooking | Dec 12, 2013 @ 02:08 AM | 2,139 Views
My new E-flite Carbon-Z Cub is quickly becoming my new favorite plane. I have always loved my Multiplex Fun Cubs, and still love flying them but the Carbon Cub is so much fun. It flies so much like a big fun cub with lots of extra power, super slow flying and large tires for taking off and landing on any surface. Here are a few videos of my Carbon-Z Cub flying, hope you enjoy them.

E-Flite Carbon-Z Cub with GoPro (1 min 46 sec)

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Posted by Watts cooking | Nov 18, 2013 @ 03:31 AM | 2,023 Views
After the factory 3 blade prop exploded in mid flight the threaded inserts were torn out. I had to cut out the top of the fuse to get to the plastic mount, i then pulled out the plastic factory motor mount and put a piece of plywood on the backside of the plastic mount with blind nuts to bolt the motor on. In the pictures you can see what was done and the stock 3 blade was replaced with a Xoar 18x8 wooden 2 blade prop.
Posted by Watts cooking | Nov 18, 2013 @ 03:10 AM | 2,743 Views
Here are some pics of my most recent Fun Cub done in US Forest Service paint scheme.
Specs of Plane:
motor-Turnigy G25 610kv
esc- Turnigy D-lux 70amp
battery- 3000-3300mah 4s
servos- wing hs5055 metal gear, tail hs82 metal gear
landing gear- cublandinggear.com fun cub gear
custom graphics- callie-graphics.com, great place for...Continue Reading