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Posted by Get Real | May 20, 2007 @ 01:54 AM | 8,098 Views
Ive flown at this lake a couple times now. The first time was high up for AP but i wanted to fly lower and get some video with a nice back drop.. and ofcourse i wanted to try some things ive never done before.. did i mention this was at a lake ? .

Video:Fun At Lake ! .
Posted by Get Real | May 16, 2007 @ 11:10 PM | 8,237 Views
Been a long time since i rode a bike.. Its been even longer than that when it comes to this kind of riding . Just like my flying the bike riding needs a lot of work. Its difficult to stay at a competitive level with any of my hobbies these days but it was nice to get on the bike and still have some skill.

Video:Back On The Bikes !
Posted by Get Real | May 14, 2007 @ 08:52 AM | 7,867 Views
Had some time today in the morning for some AP flights. Took my katana out with the onboard cam and got some nice pics. Lighting was kinda bad from the sun on some but most came out really nice .

Flying Over Lake And Park Picture Show !
Posted by Get Real | May 13, 2007 @ 04:49 AM | 8,059 Views
I used my sony 3.2 digital camera for this video,it has audio from the truck and a music overlay mixed in. A little adjustment to the mounting is needed for the best perspective and view because the truck has a ton of suspension and the cameras view can change quite a bit do to the angles changing when the front suspension unloads during acceleration(it wants to yank the front wheels off the ground) .

Video:HellFire Onboard Video 2
Posted by Get Real | May 11, 2007 @ 11:11 PM | 7,884 Views
Ive been flying more than racing but still like to get some play time in with the nitro offroad stuff. Took out my hellfire that i just bought a spektrum dx2 for and also got some onboard video . Im definitley gonna get more onboard video with the truck again soon !

Video:The Hellfire Rocks!
Posted by Get Real | May 07, 2007 @ 08:00 PM | 8,304 Views
Used some of my spare gear from foamys which really get kicked around out here to make a airboat. Next one will be hovercraft probally with much better design.. i threw this thing together quick for testing .

Video: Air Boat Testing On Land !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 30, 2007 @ 05:32 AM | 7,624 Views
Great weather except for wind.. still had some fun .

Video:3DHobbyShop Extra SHP !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 28, 2007 @ 08:05 PM | 7,623 Views
Well as usual even though it was a very warm sunny day the famous winds from the city made it out to where i fly . Did some onboard video flying with the Katana.. 20-25mph winds and turbulant so i just flew.. no 3D or anything low .

Video: Katana AP Flight in high winds !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 24, 2007 @ 11:49 AM | 7,709 Views
Currently i have 4 planes in this size but only have power set ups and radio gear for two . Its tough when you have planes that fly excellent and look this nice to leave them collecting dust instead of flying . Hopefully i can get the yak back in the air soon .
Posted by Get Real | Apr 17, 2007 @ 11:45 PM | 7,530 Views
Flew some patterns and did some other stuff with the trex today. Still working on my flying with the helis and set ups.. i need to do a little more of both more often with the helis .

Video: Trex Checking Tail
Posted by Get Real | Apr 16, 2007 @ 11:58 AM | 7,176 Views
This is one of my funniest videos with the typhoon.. High winds and i just kept beating on the plane even after it made contact with the ground and other obstacles . Its a older low qaulity video from earlier this year and i used software instead of camera settings to give it the widescreen effect to demostrate the editing software.

Video:Typhoon Takes A Beating !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 15, 2007 @ 04:59 PM | 5,549 Views
Had a lot of fun with the katana today .. and a scrape with terra firma,Asphalt and a curb to be exact . Weather was fairly pleasant,wasnt to cold maybe 35 degrees,clear sky and mild winds of about 10 mph. Ofcourse this is very good flying weather out here lately so ofcourse i had to work on some stuff... inverted harriers,Lower.. Lower.. ok a foot over the street right by a curb isnt such a good idea and after a few passes i screwed up. I had been doing them about 3 to 6 foot up with little correction needed but on second pack 3 to 6 foot wasnt cutting it for me . Damage is repairable and minor considering i was at full throttle trying to recover before the nose came down at about 5 mph airspeed. Unfortunately i didnt have a camera person with so it wasnt in the frame of video at time it hit . On the bright side there was no damage to the motor or shaft . Tore up the spinner and prop though .

Video:First Flight.. Before I Ate It !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 09, 2007 @ 01:44 AM | 5,672 Views
Heres first flights video.. really flys high alpha with ease. the flying will only get better with warmer weather and more stick time but i really had fun with it even though my hands were numb .

Extra 300 SHP Video !
Posted by Get Real | Apr 08, 2007 @ 06:34 AM | 4,945 Views
The weather out here has took a turn for the worst... AGAIN i was up yesterday morning and decided id try and get some outdoor testing in as well as a maiden in on one of my new planes. I nearly lost one of my favorite planes do to weather and pilot error.. missed something during ground check and it made for some extremly difficult flying but i got the plane down safely without a scratch . Heres some stuff ive been working on .

Videos:
Trex Flying Video Test Indoors

Testing Aluminum Video Mount For Planes
Posted by Get Real | Mar 30, 2007 @ 11:35 PM | 4,853 Views
Its rare for me to fly in the am hours.. it was nice though with light winds today . i even got some much needed stick time in with a heli.. i rarely get to fly mine and its been atleast a month since i flew the trex .

Videos:

3DHobbyShop 47'' Yak 54 Park Flying !

Trex 450SE Flying Patterns In The Park !
Posted by Get Real | Mar 29, 2007 @ 08:02 PM | 4,589 Views
It was a long day but i had time for a maiden and a camera person so heres how it went . should have another video in a couple weeks when i make improvements and get set up finalized .

Video:Foamy Maiden
Posted by Get Real | Mar 29, 2007 @ 01:57 AM | 4,230 Views
My newest bird... should be a lot of fun. maiden coming in a week or two .
Posted by Get Real | Mar 27, 2007 @ 05:04 AM | 4,244 Views
Put together another scratch design all 6mm. wanted to do a simple flat plate one. still have a full sheet of 6mm left to do another one similar to this as well as small lipos and motors to power them. going gearless on both of them probally to save weight.

specs:
39'' wing span
40'' long
4 S-75s
E-flite 20 amp esc
spektrum ar6000
E-flite 400 outrunner 920 kv
11x3.8 apc sf prop
tp 1320 3 cell
AUW 14.7 oz hovers at half throttle inside.. maiden coming soon.
Posted by Get Real | Mar 26, 2007 @ 10:22 PM | 4,647 Views
Recently i began flying at a regular public rc flying field instead of the corn field. its been a learning expierence and mostly fun. along with meeting other rc pilots and having an enourmous area to fly around ive finally seen first hand one of the major reasons i originally purchased the Spektrum radios.. no waiting for frequency clips and potentially being shot down or having interferance.. all of which ive never had in the year that ive been flying on spektrum.

Heres a short clip of something that unfortunately happend last week to a non spektrum flyer.
Spektrum Priceless !