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Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 19, 2006 @ 11:32 AM | 5,710 Views
Heres a quick video of my new plane "Spatial Disorientation" Enjoy.

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...72#post6248297
Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 18, 2006 @ 01:16 PM | 5,763 Views
Heres my latest build, named Spatial Disorientation. Finished it and flew it today, and it is a dream to fly. Very nice considering its one of my own designs again.

How do I get so lucky on these TLAR (that looks about right) builds of mine? Oh well, cant complain.

Laine
Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 07, 2006 @ 09:14 PM | 5,785 Views
Well, it flew, just needs a slight bit of tweeking. Its a bit nose heavy and could use some more power. So, I'll put a brushless outrunner in the nose and a slightly bigger battery on the tail. It will fly well, just gotta get it dialed in.

Laine
Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 06, 2006 @ 08:26 PM | 6,169 Views
Inroducing, Ms. Isle. Made from a Ultracote tube, speed 400 and some FFF.

Wonder where this thing should balance at! Who knows. If it lives long enough for me to find out, I'll let ya know. Flight report after an attempt is made.
Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 02, 2006 @ 11:56 AM | 7,078 Views
Here is quick pic of my M2 from Ohio Combat. Has a Hacker B-20 26L on it with a 3S 1200. 75mph top speed level, so far. Great little wing.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 26, 2006 @ 04:18 PM | 5,582 Views
I stuck 16 LEDs inside a Super Fly to make the SUPER BRIGHT SUPER FLY. Should be no problem to see at night.

Laine
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 22, 2006 @ 04:36 PM | 6,855 Views
Here it is with the paint. hard to see the details but you get the idea.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 22, 2006 @ 12:37 AM | 5,409 Views
Here is my latest build, with no paint or prettys installed yet. Theres a video of the maiden in the video gallery.

Laine
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 18, 2006 @ 06:29 AM | 5,758 Views
Here are a couple pics of a plane I made about a year ago. RIP Kamikaze.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 07, 2006 @ 10:15 PM | 7,647 Views
80 was close enough for now... it will go faster later. Gotta work out some more bugs I guess.

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fu...oid=1144095444
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 01, 2006 @ 02:11 PM | 5,641 Views
Here is me getting silly with my stock Super Fly on a 3S 2100.

Laine

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fu...oid=1118831675
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 01, 2006 @ 10:31 AM | 5,566 Views
This is my 12 year old neighbor kid filming my Zagnutz and my buddies Super Fly. He did a really good job too!

Laine

http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fu...oid=1113113052
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 30, 2006 @ 06:10 PM | 5,847 Views
Heres "My Big Nutz" with my hotty wife, Kristy. Too rainy to fly, so may as well take pics!
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 28, 2006 @ 11:42 PM | 5,589 Views
Here is a quick video we made of me and my buddy Jay flying the OH-058 a few weeks ago. We are now flying UH-60 Blackhawks. We will be done with flight school in about 2 months and heading off to our new units to fly fly and fly some more!!!! Dont hate! Enjoy!

Oh, the 2nd half of the video is basic "Army recruiting type" video. the first half us me and Jay.

Laine

http://vidsearch.myspace.com/index.c...oid=1066200776
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 28, 2006 @ 06:44 AM | 5,462 Views
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 28, 2006 @ 12:12 AM | 5,244 Views
Well, I got a couple of videos of my Big Nutz tonight. Flew excellent!!! I think I will back the CG up from 12" to 13". Should be better then. Man that 10x8 nitro prop sounds viscous! Now I just need a bigger motor that can actually handle it. Any suggestions for a motor that will spin a 10x8 or 11x8 nitro prop at under 40 amps?

As for the videos, once I figure out how to edit quicktime crap I will be able to make the files a little smaller. I use "Movie Maker" and it wont import quicktime from my wifes camera. Any help on this? Anyone?

Anyway, enjoy.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 27, 2006 @ 06:40 PM | 5,372 Views
Its done, except for prettying it up some and flying. Sooo, were going out to test fly it in a few minutes. Test glides in the back yard seem perfect, so all should be right with the world!

Laine
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 27, 2006 @ 03:09 PM | 5,410 Views
My latest build... an 76" wing "Big Nutz". Hope to have it done tonight. It has LEDs in it on top, bottom, front and back. Then I put some whistles my wife got me into the wings (whistles not shown). More to follow

Laine
Yak
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 18, 2006 @ 09:15 PM | 5,286 Views
Well, here is my first flat plate 3D type foamy that 9LIVES1968 gave me. First couple flights were pretty cool. I never thought this type of plane would fly so well. Had lots of fun with it, until I was inverted over the neighbors house, the motor cut off because the battery was getting low. I lowered the throttle to reset it, and when I increased power again it slammed nose first into the roof of a carport. Dont think its too fixable this time.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 15, 2006 @ 10:13 PM | 5,702 Views
Added landing gear and a pilot to the Corsair. Still flys beautifully. Nice little plane just to float around with.