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Posted by JohnVH | Today @ 05:26 PM | 6 Views
Bills Carbon Z Cessna

E-flite Carbon-Z Cessna 150 2.1m (2 min 43 sec)

Posted by Grzegorz POL | Today @ 05:20 PM | 9 Views
Because I'm still waiting for purchased fiberglass I started cutting the ribs and dry placing them to see how do they fit. Whole right half even if is not glued together it deal with twisting force extremely easily. It's a good news because it meet my expectations. Twist resistance is very important in a thin dlg wing. I managed to build the right wing only and it looks amazing. I'm looking forward to see it finished.
Posted by gvc | Today @ 03:21 PM | 107 Views
From modified parts from various source I assembled this rocket powered glider. Some of the features can be seen in the photo such as a small flat wing to handle the acceleration and twin rudders out of the rocket blast. On board is a two cell lipo and a small brushed motor speed control which provides the 5 volts to run the receiver and 3 servos and the current to ignite the rocket motor (controlled by the throttle stick on the transmitter). I use a short high start to get it up, trimmed and level, then fire the rocket resulting in an exciting swoosh to altitude, a white smoke trail all the way. A nice long glide ensues with an occasional thermal providing even longer post-power flights.

I use C or D sized motors with the parachute ejection charge removed to prevent blowing off the front of the power pod. I have tried multiple-stage motors which don’t carry that charge but the non business end still needs to be plugged to stop the ignition charge for the second stage.
Posted by Desertboy4 | Today @ 03:10 PM | 87 Views
Great day
Just wanted to share my Stingray 500 resurrection ( from ashes to a beautifully reborn phoenix )
Taken a while to get the correct parts though but well worth the search.
When purchased it had a very hard Rt nose in landing bent a lot broke a lot damaged a lot
All 3 booms bent and broken, main drive shaft bent, 3 rotor shafts bent, all blade grips damaged all blades damaged
These are the starting pic during re build re setup process
I will post more as this project comes to completion.
Electronics are on a very tight platform I will include an electrolytic to help filter this.
Also planning on using my DX6i single stick for this bird.
Spending the time to get it right.
I got lucky and found the correct Scorpion 10 black motor for the Stingray
Included a little addition to adjust the motor belt. I made this mod to the belt to help any drive vibration slack slap to the main shaft drive. Tricky location placement.
Balance COG ??? got to be there some where you would think Any thoughts
Posted by Thomas B. | Today @ 02:20 PM | 129 Views
Free plan in spring 2018: easy to build and easy and fun to fly Ekranoplan.
Posted by craytech | Today @ 11:59 AM | 208 Views
Hobbycool Haul Micro Quads FPV Goggles and more! (10 min 6 sec)

Hello everyone welcome back.

In today's video I will be doing some unboxing of products sent over to me by www.hobbycool.com you may also know them as hobbymate.com

Thank you Hobbymate for sending all of this over.

Hobbycool has an affiliate program. Affiliate programs help me earn a commission that supports my channel. They are of no cost to you. Thank you for your support.

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Products seen in this video.

Awesome Bobi 115mm

Awesome F100

Hobbymate 145mm Micro FPV Racing Drone Kit

HakRC Stack

FPV Goggles
Posted by nigelsheffield | Today @ 11:55 AM | 312 Views
I built another boldclash brushless whoop b06 with upgraded parts from boldclash
I'll start with the videos of the result which pretty much speak for themselves.
Upgraded boldclash b06 motors from 15000kv to 20000kv comparison Los flight. (1 min 13 sec)
Boldclash b06 FC with osd and upgraded 20000kv motors fpv flight with bonus rolls and crashing end. (5 min 12 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by fastmax | Today @ 11:44 AM | 228 Views
The new HobbyMate Elite 6A/80W Multi Chemistry AC/DC Balance Charger is now available, and is an excellent, full featured, computerized charger, that won't break the bank.

This little unit has a nice bright blue backlit screen making it easy to move through the menu. It will charge and discharge 1-6s Lilon/LiPo/LiFe/LiHV,1-15cell Nicd/NiMh, as well as 2-20V PB battery, Smart Battery Phantom I,II,III. You also get all the functions sometimes only offered on more expensive, high end chargers. You get Charge, Balance, Discharge,Terminal Voltage Control,Lithium Battery capacity & voltage checking,Battery Internal Resistance checking,Lipo Storage mode, Data storage and loading, and Lipo Meter.

I have been putting this little charger through its paces for about a month now. I have used it to charge every battery type, and capacity in my collection. I've used it to charge 5000mah car/truck packs, as well as 300mah micro drone packs, and everything in between.

This charger has performed flawlessly, and accurately. When used to balance charge, or storage charge/discharge my quad batteries, individual cell voltages are always within .01v of each other. That's great for a charger costing only $39

Anyone looking to upgrade from a RTR/RTF included charger, or looking to put another charger on the bench to decrease downtime, this HobbyMate Elite is well worth the price, and is an excellent option for anyone on a budget. I like it so much that it has become my desktop charger, and my older Hitec charger has been moved to my bench.

Check out the pics, and feel free to ask any questions you might have.
Posted by Zentuckyfriedckn | Today @ 08:14 AM | 340 Views
Having gotten my new quadcopter working, I wanted to fly it. Too bad in my cold inhospitable state it won’t be spring for a couple more months. So I decided to go to my little brothers basketball practice to see how this thing flies. I started in horizon mode and hated it. I switched over to angle mode and found it to be fun I noticed this small space. I switched to Acro to try to do a flip. One thing is I forgot you are supposed to let off the throttle. What happened is my quadcopter went upside down full throttle into the gym court. My friends 3D printed fpv camera mount exploded, and the rear 2 motors are stuck. I am going to see if any the tips I have seen online work. (pinching the sides, top, etc.) This is very sad and infuriating for me.
Posted by decreale | Today @ 06:54 AM | 413 Views
I have been working in IT for 40 years and decided to upgrade my firmware on my system. Spent time looking at many videos on how to upgrade. Just a piece of advice don’t do this it’s a crap shoot. You have a 50% chance of complete disaster. I followed the instructions and my entire system was wiped out. It’s as if I just got a new system, all my settings are gone. I did what every good IT person does I backed up my system before upgrading. After the disaster upgrade the system would not allow me to restore my models. I have 10 planes that I have to re-program. It’s not worth the risk

Posted by Tazkiller85 | Today @ 04:18 AM | 450 Views
Yep Les Amis,

Et oui, Tout va mieux ! lol . Le GPS fonctionne à nouveau, la BISON V2 a très bien récupéré de son opération orthopédique, la greffon à tenu ... Donc c'est reparti pour quelques tests de ce beau bébé. Vitesse de pointe, adhérance, sauts, précision ... Tout y passe, et ça passe plutôt pas mal. En bref, un bon rapport qualité prix pour cette évolution plutôt bien réussie !

N' hésitez pas à laisser en commentaires, vos remarques sur la VIDÉO ou le sujet ... et si vous avez apprécié le montage, le contenu ou l'animateur (bref si vous me kiffez quoi ) ! LOL... LIKEZ svp.

VKAR RACING BISON V2 , Bonne Nouvelle, tout va mieux ! lol / Partie 2 (18 min 0 sec)

NOTATAZ : 17,5/20 Moins bien que DHK, Mieux que JLB et Aussi bien que FSRACING !!!

Les + : Stable, Maniable, Bonne tenue de route, Puissante et Waterproof !
Les - : Petite faiblesse des Axes de triangles ...

Les produits présentés sont visibles ici :

- VKAR RACING BISON V2 (Nouvelle édition) : https://goo.gl/wJmJA6
- VKAR RACING BISON V2 Vente FLASH (Ancienne édition) : https://goo.gl/LCKbzF
- RENFORT CHASSIS : https://goo.gl/cFfQqQ
- PIECES Détachées : https://goo.gl/WUuAeG
- Autre site de pièces : https://goo.gl/j2TEWD

Mon matériel :
- Caméra GIT2P (casquette) : https://goo.gl/auJNu2
- Caméra FIREFLY 8S : https://goo.gl/4TVS24
- Caméra DBPOWER 4K (écran tactile) : https://goo.gl/iqRRrv
- Micro cravate (casquette):...Continue Reading
Posted by Rudi | Today @ 02:18 AM | 498 Views
Hi Guys,

after the crash of my B727-100 (EDF 64
Maiden Crash (1 min 33 sec)
I said "never again in this size" . But I didn't say "never again a B727"
This time I build it in edf30 size. The main parts are finished. Now I am thinking what I should use, edf30 or a pusher ?
I know this depends on the RTFW . In the moment I could estimate it ruff more or less.

Posted by Jonnybgood3 | Yesterday @ 11:07 PM | 643 Views
Here is a video of the max control throws on my newly built funds cap 232

Funny 232 control throws (0 min 20 sec)

Posted by akkteck | Yesterday @ 09:20 PM | 701 Views
Dirt Cheap AKK LitisRC Cicada 180 4-inch Super Cheap Drone Review, thanks Albert Kim
LitisRC Cicada 180 4-inch Super Cheap Drone Review 😀👍 (9 min 26 sec)

Posted by Rural Flyer | Yesterday @ 09:19 PM | 690 Views
I started out with "entry-level" drones that typically are under $75 to $100 with brushed motors... It was a revelation moving up to a brushless model, but now I m going back to a brushed model with the Holy Stone HS300.

I d looked at the HS100 largely due to it's GPS capabilities and it's "follow me" function. But thought the HS300 fit my budget for now, it has a 1080p camera and looks to be running the same motors, so any investment in spare parts should make the upgrade a little more cost effective.

Straight out of the box not a single issue... It flew nice n smooth... Don't judge the cam too harshly as all there is to see is mud, ice and snow right now,.. I ll give the props a quick balance too before it fly's again as the video has a pronounced jello roll going on.

Holy Stone HS 300 First Flight Feb 22 2018 (2 min 23 sec)

In the course of reading up on the HS100 and HS300, I found a wealth of information on the Promark GPS Shadow, as it's a screw for screw mirror of the HS100 with the only notable difference being complaints about (Promark's) support and spare parts availability.

I m indifferent to who the actual manufacturer is but if YouTube forums and hack/mod websites are any indication Promark has a larger market share since getting on to Walmart shelves this past Xmas.

Has anyone found or noticed a similar scenario between the HS300 and model xx ??? I saw some speculation that it was an upscale Syma X8 clone, but haven't looked at the various model to see which one.,.

Any thoughts feel free to post below or send a link to an existing thread
Posted by tailskid2 | Yesterday @ 09:19 PM | 709 Views
Just put the finishing touches on her tonight...just received my Tru-Turn spinner Hope to test fly weather permitting SOON!
Posted by XFM | Yesterday @ 09:12 PM | 702 Views
There seems to be some interest in the Tiny Whoov hovercraft at the moment.

Which got me thinking of a very simple hovercraft that can fly.

Flying Hovercraft (0 min 54 sec)

Posted by Rockitglider | Yesterday @ 07:23 PM | 750 Views
Hi People,

I finally made it up to the hill for some flying and to my surprise DJ was there! We had a good time flying and catching up. Here's a few shots of his awesome plane, this plane just loves to have it's picture taken. It's one of the easiest planes to photograph IMO I also attached a few Eagle pics I took before I got to the hill at the eagles nest, the mom took off shortly after I arrived and hit a thermal almost instantly and started soaring and the baby was watching her from the nest, I could see it looking up at her with the binoculars, great stuff, Life is Good!

Rockitglider ...Continue Reading