Posted by old4570 | Apr 05, 2019 @ 12:20 AM | 1,336 Views


The old now V911 heli control board is getting hard to find and some what premium priced ..
So I felt the need to find an alternative ..

There is still the V949 control boards , but with the release of the new V911s Helicopter !
I thought I might search out a control board and see if it can be used for other applications .
Being a fan of the V911 boards , they will be missed for being a cost effective way of controlling RC projects ..

The V911s board is not a very good option at all .. Much cheaper to buy a 4ch micro Rx and some cheap servos ..
Especially since the FS2A one from Banggood runs so well on a 1s battery ..

Either way , I thought I would try out the new V911s board . ( For my curiosity )
Posted by Bill M - RC | Apr 04, 2019 @ 08:54 PM | 803 Views
Hi fellow rc pilots & rc enthusiasts

Vwhoop90 mod to reduce friction & scuffing on the ground. This simple mod on this Eachine Vwhoop90 Brushless Tiny Whoop Tiny Whoov 2-in-1 FPV Racing Drone with Crazybee F3 700TVL Cam improves performance & reduces friction & scuffing on smooth flat ground surfaces. I also share a couple of other minor improvements in this video. Hope you find this rc whoover mod helpful.

Get this Eachine vWhoop90 Brushless Tiny Whoop Tiny Whoov 2 in 1 FPV Racing Drone here now: https://goo.gl/fYDprt

Eachine Vwhoop90 Brushless 2 in 1 FPV Racing Drone MOD (9 min 53 sec)

Posted by Reckless_fpv | Apr 04, 2019 @ 08:28 PM | 766 Views
class fpv freestyle (6 min 56 sec)

Posted by Miami Mike | Apr 04, 2019 @ 06:15 PM | 3,283 Views
I've updated my gldsim.lua Glider Simulator script with a new look, a new feature, and compatibility with all of the "Taranis" line of FrSky/OpenTX radios running OpenTX version 2.2, while maintaining compatibility with OpenTX version 2.1.



It not only works with the Taranis X9D, X9D+, and X9E...



it also works with the Q X7...

...Continue Reading
Posted by codersilver | Apr 04, 2019 @ 05:10 PM | 565 Views
In this video I'll show you step by step how to connect the RunCam Eagle2 Pro camera and get preview from it.
In the further part of the video you'll see tests of this camera in the field.

RunCam Eagle2 Pro - unboxing, first run, getting the camera preview (8 min 28 sec)

Posted by Pierre_de’ Loop | Apr 04, 2019 @ 01:08 PM | 927 Views
Brodak calls this color Cream Dallas, but I think it is closer to Wiffle Bat Yellow. Oh, well. The price was right.
Posted by Suko | Apr 04, 2019 @ 11:55 AM | 10,517 Views
It seems like there's always a lot of questions on how to setup the Lemon stabilizer in a plane. There's a lot of guides out there, but it seems like that first setup can be daunting to a gyro newbie. I created this guide to help out some who may be needing some setup help.

First, let me make it clear that there's 2 different Lemon gyro types currently on the market. The Lemon Stabilizer and the Lemon Stabilizer PLUS. I personally prefer the standard Lemon Stabilizers, since the PLUS versions are a bit more complicated and more tedious to setup (IMO). Before you get started, make sure you know which version you are using. The standard lemon has the satellite port next to the dials. The PLUS model has a recessed button. This blog is discussing how to set up the STANDARD Lemon Gyros.

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Please note: In order to utilize all 6 channels on a Lemon Stabilizer, you MUST have a 7+ channel transmitter. I know this doesn't make sense, but trust me. If you have a Dx6 and you have a 6ch airplane, this guide will not help you. There are gyro options available that can work, such as the admiral gyro receivers and the orange gyro, but the standard Lemon gyro is NOT recommended if you have a 6ch transmitter and a plane that requires all 6 channels.

Why? Because with a standard Lemon Gyro, the GEAR channel turns the gyro on/off. This means that...Continue Reading
Posted by Blaze0021 | Apr 04, 2019 @ 11:08 AM | 2,350 Views
In 1080p 60fps - Here is the raw uncut footage of my flight with the RocHobby Super Scorpion 70mm EDF Jet.

RocHobby Super Scorpion 70mm EDF Jet - Redemption Flight (4 min 26 sec)

This flight video was 100% personal. 4 years ago, I gave up on this Super Scorpion and sold her wreckage after my inexperienced self crashed her on the maiden flight. I was 100% to blame, using poor hand launch technique. I had always regretted making that decision and definitely something I wasn't proud of.. giving up too soon.

I sold this Super Scorpion to an RC Pilot who had repaired and flown / crashed her a few more times, repaired again, and was inevitably sold to my RC pilot friend Dustin who is now the current owner. He was very kind enough to loan her to me to re-trim, tune, and test fly. He must've been very confident of my skills knowing my previous history with this model. 4 years is a long time though, and I've learned and gained a lot of experience, especially with hand launch models since then. So I had to go for it.

It's not often that you get second chances, and with the same exact plane that you sold 4 years ago! So being able to make amends and come full circle was something I felt I needed to do. I'm very thankful that I was given the chance, and a big thank you to Dustin who loaned her to me for the opportunity at redemption.

Shortly after this flight, I ordered a new RocHobby Super Scorpion 70mm EDF Jet directly from FMS Models: http://www.fmsmodel.com/rochobby-70m.....Continue Reading
Posted by unboxingexp | Apr 04, 2019 @ 11:00 AM | 653 Views
WPL snow tracks (1 min 4 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Apr 04, 2019 @ 09:07 AM | 1,720 Views
Halloa people

sooo.. you have probably come across previous Jumper transmitters? The selling points of those were:
1. inexpensive; 2. multi-protocol; 3. small (tiny)
And this new T16 holds true to most of those.. it is NOT small however

Feel free to post Your experiences / review / questions etc about the radio offcourse
I'll start with a first part to my review of it

Jumper T16 Multi Protocol Radio - Review Part 1 (32 min 45 sec)

Posted by old4570 | Apr 04, 2019 @ 06:04 AM | 1,350 Views
Minimum RC Piper J3 (3 min 16 sec)


Here is some flight video ...
The J3 really can fly well when the correct CG is achieved .

I was how ever having issue with the V911 flight board , where by the servos would stop working for some reason ( ?????????????????????????? )
Don't ask me , everything was fine , then crash !

There just was no servo response .. I could cut the throttle just fine , but the servos .
Cant blame the J3 for the flight board issues !

Anyways , I unsoldered the antenna and replaced it with something much longer ..
Will see what happens ..

Aside from the servo issues , the J3 did impress ...

J3 @ Banggood

Watch the video , and see what you think ...


Sorry - Forgot !
I was flying @ 30% to 50% Throttle ....
So there is more power available ..
Posted by old4570 | Apr 03, 2019 @ 11:38 PM | 1,343 Views
Went to the park , took the UMX Whipit as it has not flown in quite a while ..

UMX Whipit at the park (7 min 59 sec)


What can I say , it was cool and overcast , so the park was dead ! ( No thermal activity )
The whip behaved itself ok , just a little trimming for the conditions .
I really struggled for hang time though ...
What was it with 24 seconds ?
I got in one 41 second toss , but nothing close to a minute ..
Some times the park felt a little like a sink hole !


Minimum RC J3

Took it out to the street this morning ...
It was really hanging it's beehive .. And tip stalling like a champ .
Hmmm , I could only wonder if the CG was too far back .
That wing is a little like a parachute , so it might have been ballooning .
So I move the battery further forward ( Quite a bit )
VIOLA ! - It flies , right into a tree !
But no , it actually flew like a RC plane is supposed to fly ( yeah , right into a tree )
So it flies .. I just need more space ..

I will try and get some video of the J3 , maybe tomorrow morning ...


Posted by Flat lander | Apr 03, 2019 @ 09:15 PM | 1,214 Views
Sagitta 900 is ready to fly.
Took a lot of nose wt to get the balance right.
Posted by BDOG1 | Apr 03, 2019 @ 09:04 PM | 1,015 Views
I got out for a couple of hours of flying after work today.
I was not sure if the wind direction would be flyable as they were calling for a west wind which blows through a tree line and is crossed ..but 25 to 30 mph was calling me
I brought out a Bob Martin Coyote 54 oz
and a 2 M T-Tail that I think is a Gerry 53 oz
I put the Coyote up first and flew for around 40 min, I had not put my gloves on because I was not sure if I could launch it with my left had with a glove on... besides the temps were in the mid 40's,I flew a lot colder that this this past winter
The launch was no problem but by the time I landed my fingers were hurting pretty good {must be getting old}

It took at least 10 minuets of swinging my arms to get my hands warm again and it was time for "Gerry", by this time the wind had picked up to over 30's with gusts around 40 mph trying to rip the plane out of my hands.
I had to sit down on the slope face in front of the plane for at least 5 minute before I got a lull to launch in..it was worth it
The lift was brutal but a blast with some huge pumps and at other times the wind just stopping it as the direction changed to south and then back to west - {North Easter weather at its best}
Keep them in the air Boy's
Posted by gooniac33 | Apr 03, 2019 @ 11:17 AM | 960 Views
Here are some oldie but goodies!! Forgot all about these!! And to think that people have said that I was copying them.... yeah.... I don't think so guys....

Skyangel 50mm L-39 Afterburner effect... (1 min 1 sec)

Skyangel L-39 with LED afterburner effects. (4 min 29 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by scousethief | Apr 03, 2019 @ 08:44 AM | 7,322 Views
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3mDGcdlrCH



The T8SGv2 Plus Carbon edition features DeviationTX, OLED display, Built in Multi-module, Hall Gimbals, Built in voice support (New in Carbon edition only) and the Updated rear case with 18650 Tray included.

This one is a Banggood exclusive for the time being.

Jumper T8SG V2.0 Plus Hall Gimbal Multi-protocol Advanced 2.7" OLED Transmitter for Flysky Frsky

The Jumper T8SG And T8SG+ Multi-Protocol radio features a compact size and a host of protocol options all built in to one product. Four individual RF Chip modules are all integrated with the main internal RF Module. Various protocols can be quickly and easily selected from the model menu allowing you to bind the radio to just about any major protocol in today’s market. An external module bay allows for additional proprietary protocol use for Long range flyers.

The T8SG+ Version also features, back lit OLED display, smooth Hall Sensor gimbals for an enhanced user experience.

The T8SG series are a truly portable Hobby grade solution for all your models without compromising on that real radio feel and functionality. Control all your favorite RC items from one radio and have more space for models!

Description:
Brand: Jumper
Item No.: T8SG V2.0 Plus
Size: 158 x 150 x 58mm
Weight: 338g (without battery)
Color: Carbon fiber
Transmission frequency: 2.400GHZ-2.7GHZ
Transmitter Module: Four in One High Frequency Module (CC2500 CYRF6936 A7105...Continue Reading
Posted by GroundControlRC | Apr 03, 2019 @ 08:11 AM | 1,310 Views
Glue & Fly Series - F-22 Mini V3 Demo Reel!



Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_S5gCHLsb4

The "Glue & Fly Series" F-22 Mini V3 is Complete!!! Yeah!!!!
After extensive MODs & Flight Testing with nearly 300 Test Flights between Ground Control RC and e3Scott, we have determined that no additional changes are needed.
We have a Parkjet ready for Release....hehehehehe ;-)
The Plans and Docs have already been uploaded to Patreon, so go check out our Patreon Site: https://www.patreon.com/groundcontrolrc
This Demo Reel was put together to show some great Flight Footage of this new Parkjet.

Here is a link to the Release Announcement of this Parkjet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPaq5mgDLdc

Here is a link to e3Scott's Build Log of this Parkjet:

https://scottsparkjetblog.blogspot.c...-v3-build.html

Here are links to e3Scott's Youtube Channel and Parkjet Blog:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfP...jP9Kjv84ajANVg
http://scottsparkjetblog.blogspot.co.../posts/default


See you in the Air!

Build, Fly, Crash, Repair, Rinse & Repeat!

See Us On Youtube | Patreon | RCGroups | Facebook

https://www.youtube.com/c/GroundControlRC
https://www.patreon.com/groundcontrolrc
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=754189
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Posted by GroundControlRC | Apr 03, 2019 @ 08:10 AM | 1,301 Views
Glue & Fly Series - F-22 Mini V3 Release & Demo Reel!



Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPaq5mgDLdc

The "Glue & Fly Series" F-22 Mini V3 is Complete!!! Yeah!!!!
After extensive MODs & Flight Testing with nearly 300 Test Flights between Ground Control RC and e3Scott, we have determined that no additional changes are needed.
We have a Parkjet ready for Release....hehehehehe ;-)
The associated Docs will have all the necessary information with a list of all the Electronics and in initial Setup.
The Plans and Docs have already been uploaded to Patreon, so go check out our Patreon Site: https://www.patreon.com/groundcontrolrc
The cost of our Plans is only $1 per month on Patreon plus a lot of other content as well.
Sign up today!

Here is a link to the Demo Reel showing the capabilities of this fantastic Parkjet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_S5gCHLsb4

Here is a link to e3Scott's Build Log of this Parkjet:

https://scottsparkjetblog.blogspot.c...-v3-build.html

Here are links to e3Scott's Youtube Channel and Parkjet Blog:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfP...jP9Kjv84ajANVg
http://scottsparkjetblog.blogspot.co.../posts/default


See you in the Air!

Build, Fly, Crash, Repair, Rinse & Repeat!

See Us On Youtube | Patreon | RCGroups | Facebook

https://www.youtube.com/c/GroundControlRC
https://www.patreon.com/groundcontrolrc
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/member.php?u=754189
https://www.facebook.com/pg/Ground-C...3132721/posts/