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Archive for January, 2011
Posted by Chris F | Jan 26, 2011 @ 04:39 AM | 35,218 Views
My first heli. It is cheap, small and a lot of fun. I have a lot of practicing to do but if I get good enough and still enjoy flying it I'll upgrade to something larger and scale. I like the idea of flying a nice scale heli around like the real thing, smoothly! No 3D stuff here
Posted by Chris F | Jan 26, 2011 @ 04:36 AM | 35,134 Views
I have had this for a couple of years but forgot to add it to my blog. I got it second hand from a fellow RCG member and I have had quite a few sessions with it. I have managed to keep it up for a few minutes, but am yet to catch a decent thermal and speck it out. I'll keep trying
Posted by Chris F | Jan 26, 2011 @ 04:33 AM | 35,381 Views
This is my introduction to EDF, but I need to find a 36mHz Rx that doesn't glitch. 2.4gHz would be the go but I'm not ready to change over yet. Until I get over this problem I'll have to just look at it in my study. Lucky it's small and looks pretty good
Posted by Chris F | Jan 26, 2011 @ 01:30 AM | 36,164 Views
I decided with my limited spare time I have to fly behind my house rather than drive to the club. If I get home from work and the weather is good I can charge some batteries and fly. Most of my models will be small from now, keeping them cheap and the batteries small and fast to charge. I thought the Mini Swift from Hobby King would be perfect for the limited landing space behind my back fence. I find it under powered, so I will put a more powerful power system in the spare airframe when I get the time.