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Posted by readysetdrone | Nov 16, 2016 @ 09:46 PM | 2,757 Views
I have had the DJI Mavic Pro for a few weeks now and have flown it multiple times. It's amazing and has many features that take time to discover. Check out this full video review to learn more about the DJI Mavic Pro!
DJI Mavic Pro - Full Review (14 min 41 sec)

Posted by Calcifer | Nov 16, 2016 @ 05:28 PM | 5,435 Views
This is hilarious....

The gunfighter - (voice by Nick Offerman) (8 min 50 sec)

Posted by Jack Crossfire | Nov 16, 2016 @ 05:25 PM | 2,831 Views
Amusing that after all the money invested in the Antares rocket, having it explode then redesigning it for another engine, it didn't have enough power so they ended up going back to the Atlas V. Atlas V allows 700 more lbs of payload to the space station, bringing it to 8157 lbs. The most the Falcon 9 moved to the space station was 6914 lbs, but it recovered its 1st stage. The Falcon 9 is gone until next year, which means all the money spent on the commercial cargo program led to just 1 new spaceship launching on the same old rocket.


https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2016...e-antares-rtf/
Posted by RickC_RCAV8R | Nov 16, 2016 @ 04:46 PM | 7,557 Views
Gentlemen :

Since taming down the Quanum Chaotic quadcopter to allow myself to better acquaint myself with its flight characteristics , I have since performed a pair of mods . For me the taming of the Chaotic was necessary to better learn this powerful machine .

Keeping in mind that I am still flying this quadcopter in the 2D flight modes for now , changing the 3D props for 2D Walkera 9 X 3's was the way to go .These props allow for a bit of taming down while still allowing for aggressive manouvers if required . The Chaotic is very powerful . I have also noted that the Walkera props fly quite a bit quieter due to their elliptical tip shape and pitch . DO NOT ATTEMPT to fly 2D props in a 3D flight mode ! ! !

LG Mod :

I was not happy with the extremely low stance of the stock gear of the Chaotic and decided to raise it up by quite a bit . This need became evident as I broke 6 props in the first 3 flights of the quad . It was getting expensive ! The shop scrap box had some 1/4" X 3/8" aluminum channel stock that was recut to form the LG legs . The upper tip of the legs are attached to the stock CF landing gear by way of 4/40 bolts / nuts . The internal leg supports were cut from 1/4" PVC sign stock , also in the scrap box . The back sides of the LG system was marked with colored vinyl for better recognition in flight .

Digital Camcorder :

The Chaotic is fitted with a Walkera DV-04 digital camcorder which has had a regular servo lead soldered onto it to...Continue Reading
Posted by Old_Pilot | Nov 16, 2016 @ 04:34 PM | 6,300 Views
Just keeping busy.......My first attempt at this little girl was a disaster. It ended up with 6 degrees of "UP" built in to the airframe because I failed to notice the decalage in addition to the incidence of the original FF design......So I found the original full scale drawings of the L-19 and scaled it down to...Continue Reading
Posted by streetpro1 | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:21 PM | 1,890 Views
here is my latest build. it is a real stunt plane. it has major speed and power.
Posted by mstevenson1972 | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:15 PM | 3,716 Views
Join us on the course for MultiGP IDE’s first annual drone racing event. As drone racing is seeing an unprecedented rise in popularity, IDE is bringing you “The IDE Drone Racing Cup”, taking place December 9-10. The IDE Drone Racing Cup is an official MultiGP event by That Drone Show.

Pilot tickets at: https://thatdroneshow-ide2016-cup-race.eventbrite.com

This will be one of the only legal drone Races in LA city. Pilots will be able to race indoors from the show floor and cheer on each other as you navigate through a challenging customized state-of-the-art course with demanding obstacles! Run by Pilots for Pilots from MultiGP chapters: Bakersfield Multirotor (BMRCrazy.com), Ventura FPV Racers, and Orange County's own Drone Racing - OC.

The IDE Drone Racing Cup will be part of a two race series with SoCal MakerCon qualifier that was held on November 5th of 2016 and IDE Qualifer at the IDE event on December 9th. This event brings experienced drone racers, enthusiasts, as well as people new to the sport to enjoy drone racing at its best! See you in December at #IDE2016!

Even if you did or do not qualify, you may still Race both days. Ticket cost includes two days of racing. Even if you did qualify, you may race both days. You do not need to race or practice on Friday but no practicing will be available on Saturday. No discounts if you only fly one day. No Refunds.

Trackmate Transponder Required to race (iLap will not work)

*Entry ticket as a pilot to the...Continue Reading
Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:11 PM | 2,547 Views
Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:10 PM | 2,740 Views
JJ1000, Lantian 105mm (1 min 48 sec)

Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:07 PM | 2,842 Views
After all the clones that went by, here is my review of the new Syma X5UW
SYMA X5UW Review (courtesy of Gearbest.com) (3 min 23 sec)

Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:05 PM | 2,236 Views
Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 03:02 PM | 1,712 Views
Posted by Angry FPV | Nov 16, 2016 @ 02:57 PM | 1,164 Views
Hi:

Id like to introduce myself a bit.


I have always been interested in RC stuff.

As a kid I had some Gasoline powered Cars and 1 RC plane which lasted for approximately one flight.


Last year I finally picked up the hobby again and started building a 100mm brushed quadcopter and vie been flying and crashing it for a while until I finally stepped up the game and build my first brushless quadcopter.

It was a 4” and it was built like a 3 year old did it.

But it flew.


I crashed it and rebuild it over and over again.

There was a lot of frustration but I managed to improve myself and my quad.

Now I have some proper 210mm quads that fly quite well on betaflight

I am manly doing freestyle in the woods and outdoor and I still like flying even after more than 700packs.

Always tried to keep everything safe and I am only flying on places where no one except me and my friends is around.

I have never been to any races but I might do that in the future but generally I am more about the experience and not the competition.


my current go to quad is a upside down build SCX200 on zmx fusion x25 and the kombini FC

for some videos check out my Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwW...a7GAo-DVvc2uCA
I will upload some more videos in the future but i am not good at editing so everything will be mostly RAW fottage.

A lot of people are starting to fly quads right now and some might go in over their head.



I can recommend to start small and then go big not the other way around.

Always fly safe folks.
Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 02:56 PM | 1,604 Views
JJRC H31 Triblade props (2 min 13 sec)

Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 02:48 PM | 2,053 Views
Hello guys.

I like to keep my reviews short, straightforward and watchable. Please subscribe and support me if you like it. I would like to expand my channel and add more videos.

Here is my review of the JJRC H31:
JJRC H31 Review courtesy Gearbest (2 min 41 sec)


And a slightly longer Waterproof test:
JJRC H31 Waterproof test (REUPLOAD) (4 min 19 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by canino | Nov 16, 2016 @ 02:44 PM | 1,477 Views
Hello everyone i posted a new review video of the FQ-777 951W mini.

FQ 777 951W Mini Quadcopter Review (courtesy Gearbest.com) (6 min 0 sec)


In this video i take a "relevant" full look at this nano sized quadcopter:
-Quick unboxing
-Full indoor flight
-Controlling it with a phone.
-Fpv recording.

Black one:
http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopte...&lkid=10100993

Red one:
http://www.gearbest.com/rc-quadcopte...&lkid=10100994

Also more info in videodescription.

A little bit for everyone: SUBSCRIBE!!!
Posted by glidin'n'slidin' | Nov 16, 2016 @ 12:42 PM | 1,689 Views
I've cut a teardrop shaped hole in a 3/4-inch board. I laid waxed paper over it and tacked on a cover of plywood. Turned over it's a simple open topped mold.
Center marks were inked at the front and back ends.
I had 8 ounces of lead. It's 1/8-inch hemispheres. I mixed them into PC-7 epoxy paste and pressed the mixture into the mold.
8 hours later the paste was a bit stiffened but still easily reshaped. I cut in a slot with a utility knife and pushed in the end of the 1/16-inch plywood fin. This caused some distortion which was then easily pressed smooth with a stick.
It will be bigger than solid lead for the same weight, no doubt, but I didn't want to heat and pour. Also, I'm not racing so it doesn't matter!
Posted by austntexan | Nov 16, 2016 @ 10:46 AM | 1,985 Views
The Crashtesthobby Assassin is normally 37" in wingspan. This one has been modified to 30" by cutting 3.5" from each wingtip. The plane flies amazingly well and makes for a very tough and even more compact FPV platform.

This video is uncut, so it's a little long. The plane flies great on both 3S and 4S. It seems to do well at about mid-80% throttle. Flown WOT the waggle comes back and it's like riding a bronc.

I've enlarged the battery bay to accept a Nanotech 65C 1800mAh 3S. The added nose weight will definitely help. I've been flying with a few ounces of lead to hit CG. Details of the build are in the YouTube notes.

Looking forward to flying a Lumenier 35C 2200mAh 3S today as well(it's the same size as the Nanotech 1800Ah).

Crashtesthobby 30" Assassin - Last One of the Day (9 min 55 sec)