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Posted by DutchRC | Sep 17, 2015 @ 02:26 PM | 4,163 Views

I got me a new quadcopter in again I bought this one to do 3D practicing with as this quad can actaually fly upside down
Quite a nice fit & finish this quad has as well! I had not had XK products before this one, but this one was well packaged & looks like a quality product.

Link to the X350 at Banggood: http://www.banggood.com/XK-X350-4CH-...13974002015038

Gyro:6 Axis Gyro
Material:Special PC+ABS
Flying Time:More Than 12-18 minutes
Motor:2212 1400/KV Brushless Main Motor
Battery:11.1V 2200mAh 40C Li-po Battery
Recharging Time:1.5-2 hours
Remote Control Mode:2.4G
Remote Control Distance:1000 Meters
Flying Weight:770g
Product Size:305 x 305 x 210mm

Here is my unboxing of the quad!

DutchRC - XK X350 Air Dancer 3D Quadcopter - UNBOXING (13 min 17 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 16, 2015 @ 09:34 AM | 3,511 Views
Hello people

I got this Avios Yak-52 in from HobbyKing today in the camo design Very nice.. I do allso like the HK-schemed version, but I do think the camo version looks better..

Length: 980mm
Weight: 1560g
Servos: 9g servos x 6
Motor: 3648 Brushless Outrunner KV680
ESC: AeroStar 40amp Brushless Speed Controller
Retracts: Servoless
4S 14.8V 2200~3000mAh 30C LiPo Battery
6 Channel Transmitter and Receiver

Here is my unboxing of this plane:

DutchRC - Avios Yakovlev Yak-52 1200mm - UNBOXING (15 min 42 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 14, 2015 @ 07:30 PM | 3,320 Views
Hi there people

I must say I've been looking out for this FPV quadcopter for quite a while now.. BUT I finally received it today
It's quite a nice looking quadcopter in my opinion..
Link to the quadcopter: http://goo.gl/aSybKU

LxWxH: 32 x 32 x 10 cm / 12.58 x 12.58 x 3.93 inches
Weight: 0.9 Kg
Lipo: 1200mah 2S
Motors: brushed & geared
Control distance: 100-200m (according to the specs)
Transmitter: 2.4Ghz
Video link: 5.8Ghz wifi

Here is my unboxing of it, but offcourse I'll allso do flight video's with it

DutchRC - WLtoys Q212G FPV Quadcopter - UNBOXING (13 min 21 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 12, 2015 @ 06:59 PM | 3,782 Views
Hello there!

I've had this idea for a while now.. But here it is! You (and me) are being challenged here.. How many drones can You fly at the same time??

Anyone can have a go at it.. And so will I

Here are the rules of engagement:
+ you have to fly them with ONE radio.
+ you have to fly them for at least 15 seconds.
+ the multi-rotors can not be physically attached to eachother.
+ the multi-rotors can't have GPS

Here is my kick-off video for this series.. The series itself might continue for Years actually

DutchRC's More Drones Challenge! Part 1: what's it about?? (6 min 16 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 07, 2015 @ 10:05 PM | 3,290 Views
Fellow pilot,

some of you might have tried the OrangeRX 3-axis stabelisers before.. They have been around for quite a while now. Last year HK released the V2 version of it, and recently they released a identical one but with updates V2.1 firmware.

The real change here is that this one should be able to be used on HS digital servo, where the previous version could not.

Here is my how-to for these stabelisers, and offcourse I'll allso test if they in fact do work with HS Digital servo's!

DutchRC - HOW TO : OrangeRX RX3S 3-Axis Flight Stabilizer V2.1 (18 min 56 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 07, 2015 @ 06:25 PM | 3,297 Views
Hello people

Yesterday (at the moment I wrote this) HobbyKing released it's long awaited Durafly Curtiss P-40N.. Another one of their 1100mm warbirds, though this one is quite a bit heavier then the other 1100mm Durafly's..

Wingspan: 1100mm (43.3")
Flying Weight: 1300-1400g (45-49oz)
ESC: Durafly 45A Brushless ESC
Motor: Durafly 3536 900kv Outrunner
Prop: 10x5 3 Blade
Servos: 7x 9g (2 Aileron, 2 Flap, Elevator, Rudder, Bomb)
Controls: 6-7ch Required (7 if using included bomb drop)
Retracts: Servoless Twist & Turn, Metal Trunnion, 100 Degree

2200mah 3S 65C or 2200mah 4S 25-35C LiPo Battery
6-7 Channel Transmitter and Receiver

I'll be shooting several video's about this new plane.. But for now, here is my unboxing video of it

DutchRC - HobbyKing Durafly Curtiss P-40N - UNBOXING (14 min 6 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Sep 07, 2015 @ 06:19 PM | 3,391 Views
Hi there people!

I picked up this very nice looking 330-size quadcopter from HiSky.. It comes with a brushless setup and CC3D flight controller..
The version I got is actually the RTF, but there are other configurations available from several vendors..

I ordered mine from Banggood.. Here is a link with reduced price:

In this video I'll show you what comes with that version and what the quad is all about

DutchRC - HiSky HMX 280 CC3D QuadCopter - SHOW & TELL (11 min 56 sec)

Because of the weather I haven't been able to fly her outside, but I'll upload flight-video's of it shortly
Posted by DutchRC | Sep 07, 2015 @ 06:17 PM | 3,214 Views
Hello people

It's time (for me) to do another scratch-build project! (partly because the weather is dreadfull over here :P)
This time it's gonna be a flying wing again BUT this one is going to be flying backwards

This might turn out to be a longer running project because the first versions might not even fly at all..

Here is my kickoff for this project:
DutchRC - Reversed Flying Wing Project - Part 1: Kickoff :) (5 min 16 sec)

And I'll be posting updates on this shortly