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Posted by mithrandir | Jun 15, 2010 @ 01:50 PM | 2,492 Views
Here are a few vids with some programming tips....

hope you can use'em!!

http://www.giantcircus.com/FUTABA-10...rogramming.htm
Posted by mithrandir | Sep 09, 2009 @ 03:45 PM | 2,506 Views
Posted by mithrandir | Aug 29, 2009 @ 09:25 PM | 2,671 Views
Posted by mithrandir | Aug 17, 2009 @ 11:12 PM | 3,242 Views
I have been flying this plane for the past 5 weeks, and I am up to 21 flights.... here is a brief report on how it flies.....

OK....well.... I dunno the weight... but the WWW170 with stock muffs is plenty of power. The FASST system is working beautifully and I am using 4300 LiPo's with Duralite Regs... all working great!!!

the plane has more Yaw-Pitch coupling then I would expect.
At the extreme rudder deflections, there is a bit of adverse roll... ie... full rudder causes a roll in the opposite direction..... but only at very high betas.... it will occasionally get into a very low frequency wing waggle in upright and inverted harriers... like one wag per 2 seconds..... and in a very aggressive blow-over, if you go all the way around to fuse level, you gotta be handy with the left rudder or it will tend to go into a flatspin on its own....

those are the bad habits... none of these are horrible or total show stoppers..but you gotta be aware of these and keep'em in mind while you fly. I have implemented a RUDDER-AIL mix that is not linear... but sort of like an EXPO curve... very little compensation mixing during moderate rudder inputs, but like 15% opposite aileron at full (45 degrees) rudder.

The plane slows down nicely for landings and it rolls well at all speeds and Alpha/Betas.....
The rudder is powerfull enuff to really get some deep deep harrier rolls without digging in or drying out....

the first 10 flights... I didn't care for the plane..... but I have 21 flights now... and I have burned into it and I am having fun with it now....

It is good for ruff fields as there are no wheel pants to get torn up!!! lol

one last thing... it does nice blenders and good inverted flat spins....

Maybe this next weekend, I try to get some video put t'gether???
Posted by mithrandir | Jul 03, 2009 @ 12:46 AM | 3,009 Views
this is a few years old.... but interesting... these are older 72 mhz "Crystal'd" Rx's..... the wire between them is no more then a power jumper..... but the results are suprising when I remove a crystal from one of the Rx's

http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/AV...EXPERIMENT.MPG

(you might need to right click and "Save Target As" to view this vid)

remember... all my vids are here.....

http://www.giantcircus.com/VIDEO_PAGE.htm

tnx
Posted by mithrandir | Jun 22, 2009 @ 04:28 PM | 3,097 Views
A new vid I just posted...

Hacker C50-14XL and 10S LiPo...
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/Ha..._Reversals.MPG

all my vids..... http://www.giantcircus.com/VIDEO_PAGE.htm
Posted by mithrandir | Jun 19, 2009 @ 01:15 PM | 3,112 Views
This is the rudder tray system I will use on my 40% Sukhoi in a few weeks.....

http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/RUDDER_TRAY.mpg
Posted by mithrandir | Jun 10, 2009 @ 09:08 PM | 3,100 Views
I will add more vids over time.....

http://www.giantcircus.com/VIDEO_PAGE.htm
Posted by mithrandir | Apr 24, 2009 @ 10:35 PM | 3,490 Views
This is a few years old… electric 2 meter plane. Not real good Knife Edge
Performer… but a lot of fun otherwise….
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/FUNTANA140S.wmv

This is a recent airshow I flew at the Cable Airport in Southern
California
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/SX-Cable-2009.wmv

This is the Team Flying Circus 3D Fly-In help in ’07 at Las Vegas…
I was flying the Orange and red and white and blue Super Extra in the
5 plane Torque Roll
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/TD...t_2_Hi-Res.wmv


This was a flyin I went to in SoCal near the Mexican border…
Altitude about 50 feet BELOW Sea Level…. Very thick air!
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/WWWIII_P2.wmv


Old Super Extra Video I did with Ron and my planes
http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/SX_Shuler-Stroup.wmv
Posted by mithrandir | Jan 25, 2009 @ 09:47 PM | 4,521 Views
I have my first experiance with the PowerBox RRS ... here is a short vid showing some of the features and how I set it up.....

http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/RRS_Explained.wmv
Posted by mithrandir | Jan 14, 2009 @ 09:45 PM | 3,745 Views
I am having a ball with this setup... sick power!!!

http://www.giantcircus.com/Videos/SX-Cable-2009.wmv