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Old Dec 10, 2012, 12:12 PM
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The racing does sound good! Although, how bout a wing/plane class? Motor restrictions included etc =P

Just waiting for Vtx to arrive now which has been sat with Royal Mail for the last 2 weeks....then im back in the air =P

Anyone tried one of these profile planes with FPV gear on?
I had the profile 40mm EDF F-22 and went like s|-|!t off a shovel, could easily get lift 1000mah, i rate itd even go up to 1300mah. Might need the KFm2 airfoil though
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 12:31 PM
If it flies.....I can crash it
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But will it fly ??????????
I dont think so.......maybe if the nipper kicks it across the lounge
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 12:37 PM
If it flies.....I can crash it
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IMHO very bad idea to use a LIPO
unattended lipo indoors = bad idea
Forgetful distracted kids leaving a lipo on = bad idea

A sealed lead acid "alarm" type is a better idea or Li-ion
Cheers for the info....LIPO is defo off the list
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 12:39 PM
If it flies.....I can crash it
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The racing does sound good! Although, how bout a wing/plane class? Motor restrictions included etc =P

Just waiting for Vtx to arrive now which has been sat with Royal Mail for the last 2 weeks....then im back in the air =P

Anyone tried one of these profile planes with FPV gear on?
I had the profile 40mm EDF F-22 and went like s|-|!t off a shovel, could easily get lift 1000mah, i rate itd even go up to 1300mah. Might need the KFm2 airfoil though
how about keep it simple......BIXLER EASYSTAR class as I get the feeling many FPVers have one and or cheap set up costs.......I would even travel for that.....Red Bull air race move over.
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 01:35 PM
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Quad racing sounds a great idea.
Perhaps some test comps could be held at DD's MK site.
Better keep hold of my spider hex
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 02:30 PM
um.. yeah, I can make that fly
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I can supply some inflatable pylons (with a blower at the bottom, so no small impacts will deflate it) :P.

CJ
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 02:36 PM
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I can supply some inflatable pylons (with a blower at the bottom, so no small impacts will deflate it) :P.

CJ
Awesome....!
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 02:55 PM
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Red bull racing
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:00 PM
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An over water section =P

Pilot Matt Hall Skims Water During Red Bull Air Race Qualifying Session Windsor 2010 (2 min 24 sec)
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:38 PM
Dirty Dozen FPV
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Yeah. Don't post videos like that.. You'll get Wayne started on doing things that break quads!
I don't need an excuse!

Big balls Badlands, big balls. I like the 'freestyle' landings/slides/grinds in the skate park, the ones where you take off before it comes to a stop are awesome
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 03:59 PM
When in doubt, throttle out...
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the ones where you take off before it comes to a stop are awesome
hehe...for some reason i found it hard to land, slide & keep a little bit of throttle on.. my thumbs wouldnt do it! felt unnatural...

:-)
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 04:14 PM
Just clumsy. Oh, forgetful too
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very good Martin, loved the sliding!

(beware the old guy playing with his chopper in the kid's playground)
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 04:24 PM
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News Headline reads:
"8 children injured by chopper at local playground"

The owner of the chopper's comment... "I was here first..."
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Old Dec 10, 2012, 06:55 PM
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Putting my chopper into some tight spaces!


http://vimeo.com/55180705




Many props were sacrificed in the making of this video...



:-)
What have we said about this teaser ploy with your videos. You can't get our hopes up of a young lovely like this only to be let down by yet another great video. It's just not fare.
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Old Dec 11, 2012, 04:00 AM
When in doubt, throttle out...
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What have we said about this teaser ploy with your videos. You can't get our hopes up of a young lovely like this only to be let down by yet another great video. It's just not fare.
Ive tried approaching talent but it doesnt work - might try it without wearing weird things on my head!


:-)
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