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Posted by Get Real | Nov 12, 2007 @ 06:45 AM | 5,507 Views
Had Time for one flight with the aspera this weekend and got some video of it speed potential . Last flight for the aspera probally this year,borrowed gear from my ebt to get it back in the air and now its back in the ebt and the torque 4014t 5s set up ive been running in it is going into a 55'' 3dhs plane this week .

Speed Video:Im Guessing 100 mph ? on the full throttle passes .
Posted by Get Real | Nov 02, 2007 @ 06:37 AM | 5,600 Views
Ive been trying some different things out with the aspera,currently i have the torque revolution 4014t power system in the aspera and with the current prop(12x10e) its showing 800+ watts. Im pushing for 1000+ watts but that will be later when i can get some higher pitch props and maybe 1'' larger in diameter . The aspera has been a lot of fun,the reccomended power set from 3dhs gets it over 80mph straight line with 500+ watts.. looking forward to see how it performs in the air with the revolution power system.. its designed for .40 size planes or larger and is awesome in the 55'' 3dhs planes,with larger props it makes 1400+ watts on 5s,im limited in prop selection because the aspera is a smaller plane but it flys well even at 4lbs with larger power systems,the stock set up comes in under 3lbs and was a lot of fun and fast but i wanted something a little faster and wanted to try some things out for fun . If the weather holds up im hoping to get some video this weekend .
Posted by Get Real | Oct 13, 2007 @ 02:13 AM | 5,943 Views
The videos ive been posting of my planes lately have lost quite a bit of qaulity on the servers for playback online... They usually start out as 100 mb or so mpegs from a 10+ year old camcorder and i compress them quite a bit for easy playback and smaller size to about 25 meg wmv format. Ofcourse the qaulity online isnt as good as the original video (i need a new camcorder) but the qaulity isnt that bad from the start... Definately not HD but its all i have for now!

Downloadable Video:
Posted by Get Real | Oct 08, 2007 @ 05:12 AM | 5,817 Views
Been flying AP with the ebt when ive had time and havent flown the extra in a couple weeks,it was fun to get some time to fly and have fun sunday and i had a camera person to catch all the flying instead of just a roof cam. It was fun ringing the shp out on a nice day .

Video:Extra 300 SHP (Sunday Fun)
Posted by Get Real | Oct 01, 2007 @ 04:52 AM | 6,426 Views
I got a really good deal on this one and it shoots 30 minutes of very nice video..(the server doesnt do it justice). The winds were high and these were the first flights. Ofcourse i used the EBT to carry it.. The cameras on the heavy side at 5 ounces but no problem... The EBT lugged the new camera and my AP camera for a total of 7 ounces of AP and Video gear... It flew fine .

Video:EBT Onboard With New Mini Camcorder !
Posted by Get Real | Sep 16, 2007 @ 09:55 PM | 6,601 Views
The Aspera is not only a quick high speed plane but also flys well in high wind for AP on very windy days. Some pics from todays flights .
Posted by Get Real | Sep 10, 2007 @ 04:57 AM | 6,145 Views
Ive been flying for two years now and started 3D last year twards winter. Something thats made 3D a lot easier is good flying planes and my first was the yak 54 by and ive owned a few more after it and they all have been good flyers and well designed.. looking forward to the new Velox Revolution thats coming out to and eventually getting one of there 55'' 3D planes as well. Im not far from the ''windy city'' and theres a lot of talk in the forums about not flying etc because of the wind,ive had to get use to trees bending and in bad conditions the planes blowing around before take off . Im fairly use to wind now and its much easier to fly in with the mid sized electrics i own now,especially the aspera.. cuts through high wind like a hot knife through butter and its fast to . Extra Playing In The Wind !
Posted by Get Real | Sep 04, 2007 @ 01:10 AM | 5,958 Views
Got 2 days off this 3 day weekend but still had time to fly all 3 surprisingly,its rare i fly 3 days in a week unless im on vacation.. and im not . It was nice to get that much flying in, nearly a months worth for me in one week .


Extra In The Wind !

More Onboard From The ASPERA !
Posted by Get Real | Sep 03, 2007 @ 02:55 AM | 5,984 Views
Ive had my aspera a couple weeks now and finally had time to maiden it this weekend.. i even got to fly two days in a row .. (very rare). Heres some pics and video.. the video has onboard and camcorder footage. The aspera really helps build faster reflexes.. I flew the extra 300 shp later and it was so relaxing to play around low with it after flying 80+mph around the field with the aspera(good ''cross training'' for 3D for me)

Video:500 + Watts Of Fun !
Posted by Get Real | Aug 27, 2007 @ 02:37 AM | 6,189 Views
Ordered some goodies for the extra . The new 4s packs rock,big jump in speed and power over 3s packs and a lot of fun in the extra 300shp.. cant wait to fly my new aspera on them with the bigger torque 2814/820 and an 11x8e prop.. its gonna be a rocket .

Video:4s Power In The Extra SHP !
Posted by Get Real | Aug 13, 2007 @ 04:42 AM | 6,291 Views
Had time to finally get the 4s set up flying in the extra shp. Lots of speed even on the 12x6e,later in the video i was running the 3s pack.. have to get more 4s packs .

Video:Extra 300 SHP + 4s Rocks !
Posted by Get Real | Aug 12, 2007 @ 07:26 AM | 6,513 Views
Got some more onboard video from the EBT,excellent for ap and video and overall fun plane. Halfway through the flight i came down to fly between small trees and buzz me and the car .

Video:EBT Onboard Video And Fun Flying !
Posted by Get Real | Aug 06, 2007 @ 02:32 AM | 6,093 Views
Had a chance to get some quick flights in again today with the EBT . Its very stable and can carry extra weight for those who want a good midsize ap or video plane at a great price .

Video:Onboard Video over An Auto Mall !
Posted by Get Real | Aug 04, 2007 @ 06:50 PM | 6,176 Views
Had to cycle my new 4s pack today and took the 3DHobbyShop 53'' Trainer with since im still setting up the extra shp for 4s. The extra will be even more fun with the torque 2814/820 motor and 4s,flew the 2818/900 in the trainer with a 12x6e.. Niceeeeee Vertical and acceleration . The Trex is good as new again and i painted some of the parts to match the canopy i had on the day it went in,upgraded to the new machined gearset to .

Video:3DHobbyShop 53'' EBT On 4s !
Posted by Get Real | Jul 30, 2007 @ 05:14 AM | 6,223 Views
My nightowlish ways didnt get the best of this weekend and i had time to get some pics from the rc pro series event here in illinois at leisure hours raceway. This time it was an offroad event and saturday was the qualifying rounds for 8th scale buggy and 8th scale arena truck classes and more.

Picture Show Of The Event !

And heres some pics....Continue Reading
Posted by Get Real | Jul 20, 2007 @ 07:07 AM | 6,410 Views
This plane flys so good and its so much fun. It was a nice day out and even the wind took a break a little . All was not well in the corn field though,along with the summer heat the summer BUGS or ''Terminators'' as i call them because they can be so unrelenting in there quest to make me crash planes and helis were out .. think im gonna get a bee keepers suit soon before i lose more of my birds. There not that bad but it does get rough trying to fly and swat bugs at the same time .

Video:Nice Day With Extra 300 SHP
Posted by Get Real | Jul 19, 2007 @ 03:20 AM | 6,287 Views
Had my first crash with the trex,been flying it off and on now almost a year probally. It was a nice day for flying and i havent been flying much so i was having fun when it went in . Funny thing is i just sprayed a new canopy for it and put the old tail fins back on to match new canopy .

Video:My First Crash With Trex
Posted by Get Real | Jul 09, 2007 @ 12:46 AM | 6,687 Views
Had a lot of fun as a spectator at the event,the racing was fast and intense,the competition and the battles for position were exciting to watch and the track is a worldclass facility with large on and offroad tracks. More photos and info:Here . Looking forward to the upcoming offroad events,theres always thrills and spills in offroad racing so the pics and videos should rock .

Video: Mike Swauger A-Main 4wd Nitro Touring Car

Video: 8th Scale 4wd Nitro Onroad
Posted by Get Real | Jul 07, 2007 @ 01:19 AM | 6,271 Views
Havent flown it in 3 weeks but had fun even if it was a little windy out .

Video:3DHobbyShop Extra 300 SHP