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Posted by papadwight | Jun 24, 2016 @ 05:07 PM | 1,731 Views
Hobbyshop calls today says we have your new plane been here over a month. But I have picked up parts 2 times this month. They asked if I asked for the plane and I said no. So I went and picked it up.
took a few pictures and tryed a little back yard flying. It flew right out my hand no dive for the ground. Once up a little seemed like it was going to fly forever. It was a lttle windy but it did good. Talk about easy I did no tricks just flying and not real fast just around the field getting much higher than my normal flight. I bind it with my Dx5 radio so I can get it up without getting to far for the radio.
Posted by papadwight | Jun 18, 2016 @ 10:07 PM | 1,096 Views
Tonight new camera for flight video,s even if got 2 new camera as this winter for indoor flying. One I can not find one works still most of the time but well mess up once ans a while. Never would think going throw more camer,s than planes with me flying but I am.
Posted by papadwight | Jun 10, 2016 @ 10:13 PM | 1,729 Views
Well today I was flying the night vapor it was so nice out I went in and got it again for a night flite. After only a little while it hit the road hard. But seemed ok but it was still lighting up but motor would not work. Pulled battery back out and put back in, motor still would not run. I did have two working night vapors. One with tons of repairs but the motor works good. Plus a few years ok I replace one motor and it was the prop. So I still have that motor two. May take the old one out tonight and fly it later. It has not been out for a few months.










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Posted by papadwight | Jun 04, 2016 @ 11:14 AM | 1,971 Views
Out the front door and off I go. A little flying before the rain. Theres a little coming down but not to wet yet. When I was done it was starting to rain good so under the front porch for a landing. Put up still working we go. It was flying a little heavy from the rain drops but that all and it was put up ok and still working. Maybe some more night bflying tonight. Or going to hobbyshop an check out some new planes today. We were going go kart racing till the rain maybe we go to game room today. or I can take Kathryn out for lunch.
Posted by papadwight | Jun 01, 2016 @ 08:37 PM | 1,536 Views
Easy out night vapor out front theres some wind maybe to much for this little thing but we are flying right out our front door. Flying full throtle and not moving a few times. But down drafts not out today like some so I'll keep flying. Got some pictures today having fun.
Posted by papadwight | May 31, 2016 @ 08:36 PM | 1,264 Views
Got out side today was very nice out. Was able to go out without 02 tanks ran my T 28 micro up and down the road take off and landings both this thing well roll fast. Had it up a little easy to see I need to do on grass first. I got to fly some flying done. It flys well out here lots of room for it. Using my Dx6i radio on a BNF T 28 micro. New from local hobbyshop and was glad to find one. Ready to add UMX J3 this week it well become my biggest plane soon. Getting out a little out flying night vapor in the streets some at night. Feeling lots better more flying soon. Was able to put up with plane still fine and flying....Continue Reading
Posted by papadwight | May 28, 2016 @ 01:40 AM | 1,454 Views
Spent most of day at doctors they took me off blood thinner I was bleeding real bad. As I went to doctor I know if this did not stop I was died. I take a lot on meds each day and this is hard on your body. I am home getting better tonight just glade to be here. Able to read or go to Rc group. Hope to get to fly my many new planes. But well read and watch all that I can till than. It is good to be home and not in the hospital for the weekend, May even fly my night vapor LATER. So if you can doing some flying for me and take some videos for me to see till i can.
Posted by papadwight | May 26, 2016 @ 01:45 AM | 1,717 Views
Out back having a cig has been rain tonight but not now. There is no wind out back tonight got plane out for a might flight. Seems to be a lot of cars for this time of night its a iittle after 1 am. Was good flight no crash even got low a few times. Was not going to get low still wet out here but things were going so good. No one back here with me tonight all in bed. Still need to get my new t28 flying other than taxi and get off the road by a few feet than setting it back down. Its been windy most days want to try with no wind that day.
Posted by papadwight | May 13, 2016 @ 10:32 PM | 1,621 Views
Did some taxi down the street today learning to get up speed for flight. Keeping wings level in a few feet of flight than landing and turning around doing the same thing on the way back. I well fly in a few days when my spare parts come in. Ordering prop and spinner motor and gear box spair landing gear. So I have them and no need to find them. Checking out some real t 28 there some that were turned in to 5 seat aircraft.
Posted by papadwight | May 11, 2016 @ 12:44 PM | 1,076 Views
When Came home with less than I was planning to get . I had the money just a old cheap son of gun may still get others later but not today That was 208.00 with tax today. Going to order more night vapor batterys they did not have any today. Still looking at j3 cub and radain glider. So I called back and ordered a radain and some night vapor batterys be here next week.
getting windy 05 10 2016 (2 min 42 sec)

Posted by papadwight | May 10, 2016 @ 10:48 PM | 1,335 Views
One great flight out back no wind during flight and one out front under the street lights. 2nd flight was short wind was pushing around the night vapor. First and last flight were good ones the last flight doing many take offs and landings. Still early may get more flying in before the nights over. But there are storms going on about 45 miles away. If they head this way no more flying for me. Ben good to get out and get any flying done, been windy this and last month.
3rd flight out front night vapor (8 min 32 sec)

Posted by papadwight | May 09, 2016 @ 07:36 PM | 1,383 Views
This time I must cut back yard and runway for my planes with small 02 tank in hand to help with breath. I still fly or work on my runway when my son working a lot. It takes me a while to get the job done. I have never let my need or 02 stop me flying. You see my tank at indoor flying and keep it out back for when I must go out in field to find plane. But on days when working I am on the tank can work a little longer before i must set down. I fly out front without the tank its easy walking on the street or side walk. The deep grass out back not that easy to walk in get tired fast when walking in it. I work more on runway during next few days should be ready by thursday getting new planes in a few days can not wait.
Posted by papadwight | May 08, 2016 @ 05:25 PM | 1,857 Views
Flying out front with all that road for runway got to love these little planes. Flys so slow you can go between homes and trees and land and take off here there and down the road. Not very many light wind days these days. So when you got one time to go flying. My sport cub s still like new same motor and still flying. I don,t fly it wild do roll that with one of my champs. Going to get new planes this week hope to still find a small t28 plane. Also picking up a j3 cub and a umx radain to fly around the house in light wind days. More pictures of my champ and sport cub out front.
Posted by papadwight | May 01, 2016 @ 10:35 AM | 4,036 Views
It was to windy out front for my Duet But I what to fly today and don't what to wait. So I try one of my champs more control I fly it m flow in some wind many times. Windy coming between homes to high planes hard to control. Get it down over shot land in drive way run out of runway and over she go,s. Out back I go maybe less wind flying around down she falls 3 times but I get her to pull out just before crash. So I going across field low and slow and she just falls out of the sky when flying with wind. Five feet off ground one sec and on ground not flying the next.Grass getting high in the field now to find my champ out there can not see her. Some pictures of my flying my champ and sport cub out front.
Posted by papadwight | Apr 29, 2016 @ 11:16 AM | 2,010 Views
Took my duet and night vapor out front today was a little windy even with for cast calling for 3 mph. Had much stronger wind coming up while flying. Did get to fly duet for a while wind coming up about 5 min in flight. Got 3 flights in had to land on 3rd flight wind got to strong. Put the night vapor up without flying. Using one of my champ battery's in the duet now, charging with my spitefires charger. Car coming by while flying had to pull over 2 times and let it go by. Nice and warm outside today. Winds showing well be down for a few days may try out back later today. Just before it gets dark get ina few flights with a few planes.
Duet out front 04 29 2016 (3 min 12 sec)

Posted by papadwight | Apr 22, 2016 @ 07:54 PM | 1,900 Views
Runways clear still needs a little fill and pat down but ok for bigger planes new pictures showing views where and how big deck is and how far runway is. A little windy today almost to windy for a fire. But is a little cold out and the fire feels good. But would be warmer if I was not wearing shorts. Don,t know how many times seen guy at store in shorts cold out and I made fun of. All were out back on deck last night watching me fly night vapor. Which I flew all around field almost to road even.
Posted by papadwight | Apr 20, 2016 @ 05:08 AM | 2,311 Views
Still some windy days for my micro's but getting some night flying in and its better than nothing. Wind going down each day should get some micro flying in the day time soon.
parkzone night vipor night flying 04-19-2016 (5 min 22 sec)

Posted by papadwight | Apr 19, 2016 @ 05:23 AM | 1,932 Views
No wind and warm no bugs tonight and a easy flight after charge up. Step out the front door to the street and go flying. No loops no super fast plane just nice easy flying. The night vapor is just perfect for this. Like getting out 2 nights been many days of wind between flight these days where in years before almost every night I would fly. Not my 3 am flight but around 10 pm was just out seemed right for a flight.
Night Vapor Flying under the street light (7 min 17 sec)

Posted by papadwight | Apr 16, 2016 @ 06:30 PM | 1,827 Views
Kathryn and I driving her rc toy truck out front. Learning to control coming and going a going throw a turn. She did well even with it going around her most time. She getting good with plane simulator and now rc truck ready for planes this summer. Going to start her out on my duet than a champ. Already got them and I fly them now the duet is not new but still flying. I like the way it helps you fly unless you have winds coming and going acts like no power somtimes unless you get turned into wind than it adjust the power.
My eight year old learning RC Driving (1 min 53 sec)

Posted by papadwight | Apr 15, 2016 @ 09:13 PM | 2,096 Views
Repaired and tested from where its battery burn up in charger. I could not get a new battery to plug in any more or see why it had a fire when plugged into charger. Turns out the plug from battery had stayed in plane plug. And it was bear wires that had hit the charger. He got plug out with needle and new battery plane works fine. Must now use one of many 1 s battery chargers I got around. But the battery now powers and runs the plane. I was about to go get a new duet today and use this one for parts. The spinners are off but other than that plane looks and flys great after many bad landings or wall hits in the gym. The control works for flying the plane just not charging anymore.