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Posted by Get Real | Mar 25, 2011 @ 02:50 AM | 4,067 Views
Ive known for quite some time who Burt Rutan is like many,maybe a year or so after i started flying rc i learned about his involvement in the model world designing his own model planes and flying rc as well but he's a living legend in the fullscale aircraft world and thats what comes to mind for many even though rc probably played a big part in where he ended up in life. If you were to ask me who thinks outside the box in the full scale aircraft world his name would come to mind first.

Burt Rutan 2 of 8 Model Aircraft Competitions (5 min 13 sec)


Thinking Outside The Box.. This may enlighten some and may inspire others.
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Posted by Get Real | Mar 20, 2011 @ 07:33 PM | 3,945 Views
Came up just a little short on the fly by .

E-Flite Carbon-Z Yak 54 CRASH Light Set Up. (5 min 2 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Mar 14, 2011 @ 12:34 AM | 3,767 Views
Ive flown about 3 packs or so worth of flying the past few weeks.. crap weather or just didnt have the time. So sunday i was looking forward to getting the rust off the thumbs,maidening a new plane and getting a couple flights in with the carbon-z yak 54. The little techone yak 54 flew pretty well minus the prop saver bands i used departing and my thumbs doing the wrong things most of the flight. Didnt get any better with the carbon z yak flights.. more of the same and hit the ground a couple times with that one two.. good thing its durable. I made the best of it and wasnt going to let those few mishaps deter me and take advantage of a fairly calm wind day out here. Got home and took the little epp planes up in the yard.. two planes,two packs and both of them were drawn to the ground like magnets as well.. I wasnt even 5 seconds into the first flight in the yard and clipped a tree branch and got the first plane stuck . I'll just chuck today off as a ''Durability Testing Day'' .

Techone Yak 54 EPP Maiden Flight(Its Durable)! (5 min 7 sec)


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Posted by Get Real | Mar 02, 2011 @ 08:21 PM | 4,509 Views
Cut this out not to long ago,its a techone piaget with some changes.. the biggest change being i used 9mm 1.3lb epp to make the plane. The original techone piaget is made using 5mm epp in a heavier weight for its thickness,it works well and the original piaget has always been one of my favorite epp planes and ive cut out a couple using the techone piaget design and made some changes. Theres pros and cons between using 5mm or even 6mm epp and making the same plane with 9mm 1.3 epp but overall it suits me fine. I haven't been flying much the past few weeks and even when the weathers nicer i dont fly as often as many but it was nice to fly the plane inside for its first flight. It has some changes besides the 9mm epp used and seems to work well so far.. next flight will be with a offset servo horn to eliminate differential in the ailerons while using a single servo. Its currently 6.6oz auw in the video but while doing some weigh ins with different power set ups it could be built under 6oz with little effort and still have very nice power.. might swap the outrunner and esc to try it at the lower weight as well.

9MM EPP Piaget Maiden Flight! (2 min 49 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Feb 20, 2011 @ 12:29 AM | 4,670 Views
Using a spektrum dx3s radio with hitec 5805 servo for steering and hitec 7955tg for brake/throttle. The rest of the truck is stock for now.

HPI Baja 5sc Havin Some Fun On Gravel (3 min 41 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Feb 06, 2011 @ 08:38 PM | 4,032 Views
Gonna have a lot of fun with this truck when it warms up out here.

HPI Baja 5sc In Snow! (1 min 55 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jan 31, 2011 @ 03:15 AM | 3,802 Views
With the wind and cold sometimes its a lot more fun to run the cars in winter.

Associated RC8T-E Playing In Snow! (2 min 55 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jan 14, 2011 @ 09:12 AM | 3,701 Views
Been flying inside the epp planes.. no wind and not freezing. Been having fun with this one lately,flight times short with the 325mah pack but it has good power and the plane is more manageable inside lighter.

3DHS Extra 330SC Epp Foamie House Flying! (2 min 7 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Dec 25, 2010 @ 09:38 PM | 3,931 Views
Brrrrrrr it was cold,windchill was pretty bad. Made the most of it and put the pedal down. Would be nice to fly the plane in some calmer winds.. maybe tomorrow.

E-Flite Carbon-Z Yak 54 Another Windy Flight! (5 min 53 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Dec 19, 2010 @ 06:44 PM | 4,310 Views
Looking forward to more carbon-z planes.. flys really well and on rails at speed. Need to work on the expo settings a little but it flys well as is if i stay with the 3d set up rates and expo from the manual,low rates were pretty close for me. Looking forward to some decent flying weather to really have some fun when i can feel my hands .

E-Flite Carbon-Z YAK 54 A Quick Flight! (3 min 23 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Dec 14, 2010 @ 01:33 PM | 4,521 Views
Had a lot of fun with the first one. Picked up another one a few weeks ago for a fresh build with all hobbyking gear. Made some minor changes to it just in case i decide to run lighter power set ups and 2s 350mah packs in the future as well. Cant beat the epp foamies for price and fun,well under $100.00 to set up a small epp plane with hobbyking gear and a couple lipos.

Techone Piaget Frontroom Flying! (1 min 55 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Nov 16, 2010 @ 01:47 AM | 4,168 Views
Got a quick flight in the yard,looking forward to getting some of the smaller 2s 350 size packs to make it even lighter.

Techone Spirit With Hobbyking 2403 Outrunner (2 min 53 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Nov 14, 2010 @ 07:59 AM | 4,513 Views
Ordered some stuff for the foamies from hobbyking. Need to work on the indoor hovering or move some furniture . Maybe i'll get one of them eflite umx extra 300s or something for the winter.

Hobbyking HK2403 (2100kv) Outrunner (1 min 16 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 18, 2010 @ 04:21 AM | 4,928 Views
Ive mounted it on rc cars and even 7oz epp foamies(it weighs a half oz)so its small and light and can be mounted on just about any size plane,heli etc..

Hobbypartz.com 808 Keychain Cam. (4 min 19 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 13, 2010 @ 12:56 PM | 4,518 Views
Got one flight in the other day,had fun flying bigger lines with it. Starting to think about a balsa pattern plane to zip around with again.

Techone Souka Cruising At The Park (7 min 7 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 11, 2010 @ 05:39 AM | 6,025 Views
Just doing some jumps off a ramp with the truggy.

Associated RC8T- E At Hobby Town USA (2 min 17 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 25, 2010 @ 10:33 PM | 6,190 Views
Cant wait to get a xoar for it . Nice being able to mess around more with the new gr60xl now.

Slipstream MXS Reaper GR60XL V2 (5 min 34 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 25, 2010 @ 01:12 PM | 4,444 Views
Having just a little to much fun with it now that i have more power,really need a xoar to get the most out of it.. the apc's flex to much for my liking and it makes the thrust inconsistent.. sometimes when your counting on it to be there,the wind didnt help any either .

Slipstream 26% MXS (Almost Crashed It)! (7 min 0 sec)

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Posted by Get Real | Jul 18, 2010 @ 09:23 PM | 4,203 Views
Got a couple more flights in today with the mxs. More dual perspective video.. this time with the camera on the tail facing forward. Flys nice with the current power set up for this kind of flying and looking forward to bolting on some more horsepower next week for even more fun with it.

Slipstream 26% MXS Dual Perspective Video #2 (7 min 11 sec)