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Posted by cuavlindy | Yesterday @ 01:43 AM | 1,064 Views
CUAV Pixhack v5 has already performed a preliminary test flight on the Alzrc 420 three-bladed version of my 420-level RC helicopter. It performs very well in all aspects. For example, the calibration process, vibration control, and flight stability of each sensor, the actual flight effect is still Quite well, thanks to the developers of ArduPilot, @tridge、@rmackay9、@ChrisOlson. they have efficiently released the Dev version firmware with great usability.
Posted by M. Qaisar Ali | Yesterday @ 01:22 AM | 1,053 Views
I am quite new to this forum and hobby as well..
Kindly suggest me which setup should I buy?.
Flysky fs i6x or Flysky fs th9x??
Thank you
Posted by M. Qaisar Ali | Yesterday @ 01:08 AM | 1,020 Views
I am quite new to this forum and hobby as well..
Kindly suggest me which setup should I buy?.
Flysky fs i6x or Flysky fs th9x??
Thank you
Posted by Bola | Yesterday @ 12:53 AM | 901 Views
Key features:

Support Pit Mode

25mW, 200mW, 400mW and 600mW power switchable

One button frequency and power setup

OSD configuration using Smart audio

7-24V input with 5V output

MMCX+UFL connector


Posted by old4570 | Jun 21, 2018 @ 09:21 PM | 1,005 Views
Posted by flyenrw | Jun 21, 2018 @ 06:33 PM | 1,101 Views
A few steps in between finish work lowering the side doors of the cowl and re-cutting the air outlets and carburetor filter opening. After reworking the shape and finishing of the glass re-work I lowered the engine side cowl on both sides, by about an inch . Using strip styrene I created a dam to build up with bondo fill, which was sanded flush to the styrene and feather into the sides to give the appearance of a single door over-lapping metal cowl door. I will make some cowl latches to give the appearance that the doors are held closed with these latches. The changes can be seen in the original cowl molding verses the changes made to my cowl.
My next step is to make the carburetor hood and inside filter , air outlet openings and finish , fill prime the cowl .
Posted by kydawg1 | Jun 21, 2018 @ 05:17 PM | 1,134 Views
Posted by DeadlyPope | Jun 21, 2018 @ 04:45 PM | 959 Views
Cluster gauge with 3 volt meters. A real speaker in dash to play from a mini ipod, and an odometer trip reset button
Posted by Mike Warren | Jun 21, 2018 @ 03:15 PM | 972 Views
New for 2018
Bandit ARF Mk1 that I got “in the white” from ZB at Esprit Models a couple of years ago, BVM Air Blue retracts and BVM Bandit struts/wheels.
Schübeler DS-82 DIA HST w/6043-650 on 14s8000
Max 160Amps and ~8000watts, ready to fly it is 23lbs.
Has the Ralf Dvorak designed all carbon fiber intake ducts from Schübeler.
Maiden flight the day before the 2018 EDF Jet Jam across the river from Louisville, Ky.

This model was inspired by the Bandit that Ralf Dvorak brought to the 2009 E-Jets......
Posted by racerdee | Jun 21, 2018 @ 01:24 PM | 1,046 Views
Its finally built and painted, i hope you enjoyed this journey and i have some things i need to edit before i even attempt to maiden the aircraft the cg befor batteries is just behind the inside power pods. No glide tests yet hope to do...Continue Reading
Posted by pittsartist | Jun 21, 2018 @ 11:43 AM | 1,114 Views
What a great evening .... especially the home made balloon contest at the end

Rectory Farm 15 6 18 (3 min 28 sec)

Posted by biglombo | Jun 21, 2018 @ 06:11 AM | 1,379 Views
Foxeer Predator vs. the sunset | FPV CAMERA TEST (4 min 26 sec)

This is a DVR of the FOXEER PREDATOR V1 flying in one of the most difficult conditions: the sunset. There are a lot of shadows, different lights to handle, terrible backlit. I was really astonished by this camera, I've never seen so well in this conditions and I had no problem flying in any direction and in the shade. I can only imagine how good could it be the V2!!!

In the video I use the standard settings of the camera, the video's not been modified with any post production adjustments.

Coming soon a full test comparing:
- predator v1
- predator micro v2
- runcam swift 2 (the cam that I've always used before trying the predator)

N.B. All the images problem are only due to the bad DVR of my fatshark!

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Posted by AhmedA | Jun 21, 2018 @ 04:41 AM | 1,450 Views
I have two LiPo batteries. One is at 3.7V (new battery) and other is at 3V(used one). I connected them in series and tried charging them in balance mode using iMax B6AC. But I am getting an error shown in picture.
Posted by kopterheld | Jun 21, 2018 @ 04:29 AM | 1,479 Views
This is the Happymodel Snapper7 the slightly larger Tiny Whoop with aluminum propeller protection and especially with brushless motors and 1S LiPo. My quadcopter has a FrSky receiver integrated on the F3 flight controller with telemetry!. The Whoop is available with Flysky or FrSky receiver which transmits all telemetry data to the spark. In the Flysky version, RSSI and the voltage are sent to the remote control. The canopy is made of hard, transparent plastic. The Happymodel motor is a small 0703 motor with 19000KV perfect for the 75mm frame. Optionally there is a plastic frame to make the Tiny Whoop even lighter.

Video –Happymodel Snapper7 1S brushless FPV Tiny Whoop - DE with EN subtitles
Happymodel Snapper7 1S brushless FPV Tiny Whoop 67EUR (5 min 30 sec)

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Posted by FPV.Model | Jun 21, 2018 @ 04:02 AM | 1,466 Views
Aomway TX004 Mini 5.8G 25mw/100mw/200MW Power Switchable Transmitter

Original Price:$16.99
Now: $9.99
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New Skywalker X6 Flying Wing

Original Price:$139.00
Now: $69.99
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Dragonfly 5.8G 48CH 25/200/600mw Stackable Video Transmitter

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Posted by old4570 | Jun 21, 2018 @ 12:49 AM | 1,575 Views
I don't know how long it has been ..
But decided to recharge the batteries , I think their voltage was 3.7v or something .
And the Taranis Q x7 is no power hog , I guess I could have run them down a lot further .

But I decided to charge them up anyways .. ( How long has it been ? ) Definitely over 3 months .
Long enough so I dont actually remember recharging these particular batteries . ( NCR 18650B Panasonic 3400mAh )
Did I buy these like about 5 or 6 months ago ?
Oh well , this time I have written down the date that I am recharging on so I get some idea how long the batteries last .
I actually went outside and flew my WL Toys 686 quad
And a few days ago I flew the B-whoop . And been flying the Eachine E32HW ( Review shortly )

I hope this weather holds for a while longer
Posted by Geoff Potter | Jun 20, 2018 @ 10:54 PM | 1,368 Views
My friend Browny , had a bad day at our SAM Champs in Texaco this year , then at our Nats two weeks later due to wind when not needed . He crashed his Flamingo just after takeoff both times in the fly off of both events and bent the crankshaft in the original and then the replacement one that he had in a brand new engine which he fitted to the original engine .
He asked me if I could straighten them but after a couple of attempts it was a waste of time so I decided to make three new ones .
Was a bit difficult getting them out of the bronze bushed front housing and lost one bush because it was so badly bent but saved the housings and the new front end bush .
I decided to make them out of EN36A as it is reasonably tough in its normal state and turns well and wouldn't need hardening , so cut three pieces out of 11/4" bar . Faced and centred it and turned the thread/ prop area as it's hard to work up against the centre in the tail stock . Extended it out of the chuck and turned the rest of the straight shaft to 15 thou oversize , and did the grooves for the timer advance lock and the prop driver splines , also cut the prop nut thread as well and finished the prop area to size with a long tool but only needed a small clean up . Turned the outer diameter of the of the back end and then parted it off to suit the length of the crank pin . Then did the other two the same .
Transferred over to my smaller lathe as it has a collet head and I faced the back face and centre...Continue Reading