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Archive for June, 2008
Posted by rchmc | Jun 14, 2008 @ 12:48 AM | 2,585 Views
Hello world!

This post collects a brief account of all my RC experiences in one place. I've been flying RC since 2006 and it's been a blast. I've been wanting to make a post like this for a long time, so I hope you enjoy it! Feel free to comment or ask questions too! I'll add pictures where they represent something unique or a custom covering job I did.

Here goes my list:

Parkflyers owned:

- Multiplex Easy Star RTF
I beat the crap out of my Easy Star learning to fly RC. I even slope soared it all over.
- ParkZone Stryker C RTF

- Stevens AeroModel Squirt 400
HC2808-0980
Ripmax Extra 16A ESC
Kokam 3s 2100mAh 11.1v lipo
Berg 7P
HS-55 (4)
APC 9x6 prop
For this plane, I built my own carbon fiber landing gears with pre-preg carbon fiber. They turned out to be way too stiff (too many plies), but it was a really cool project (see pics).
- Multiplex Minimag
HB2815-2000
E-flite 25A ESC
Impulse & ParkZone 3x 2100mAh 11.1v lipos
Berg 4L
HS-55s (4)
6x4 prop
I flew the Minimag a couple times with onboard camera & video goggles for FPV.
- Flash EPP
Hacker A20-20L
Thunderbird 18 ESC
Thunder Power 3s 1320mAh 11.1v lipo
Berg 7P
HS-55 (4)
APC 10x4.7 prop
Gliders owned:

- California Sailplanes P-51 EPP Combat Glider
600 mAh nicad
Berg 4L
HS-225MG (3)
I built this expressly for Parker Mountain, but then moved far away, so I lent it to a friend who will get to use it out there.
Helicopters owned:

- Global Hobby Sabre RTF

- E-Flite Blade CP...Continue Reading