Posted by Pierre_de’ Loop | Today @ 02:45 PM | 20 Views
The good news is that the two sides of the wing line up well. I've completed the preliminary work with the plane and sanding bar along the LE corners and I have joined the two sides. The original instructions call for raising one wing 1 1/4" at the first tip rib while the revised plans call for raising it the same height about three inches inboard at the double rib - effectively increasing the amount of dihedral . I followed the revised plan.

Next is the three part center rib and dihedral braces.
Posted by Rural Flyer | Today @ 11:00 AM | 89 Views
DIY FPV Diversity Ground Station (6 min 3 sec)


I've been slowly getting into FPV flying, especially for "Long(er) range" flights, as I've been adding components, I found that I needed to organise the various components so that it was less hassle to hook it all up, and to extend the antenna outside the original "Cardboard box" that was essentially the "Sun-shade".

untill I decide on which "true Diversity" monitor I'll purchase in the new year, I've opted to use my old OTG-FPV dongle with an android device, and a Skyzone RC500 monitor...

Since starting into this project I've learned that there are SMA and RP-SMA connectors, and it's handy to have a supply of each connector in both Male and Female on hand... once I determine which is the more common standard of the two, that'll be the standard that I'll adopt for all my FPV gear... though at this point it looks like it'll be a mix of the two.
Posted by Bunnyshooter223 | Today @ 12:23 AM | 355 Views
I have a few UMX foam model airplanes i really like. Being fragile to handle, they could use a few touch-ups. I am in the spirit of flying (and could use something to get my mind off of Holiday Stress) so i decided to have a look at them

1) UMX Carbon Cub SS: This is like my old UM Sport Cub S on steriods. Popular, expensive, sought after, and discontinued.
It has a BL motor, runs on 2S LiPo, and has a few 'large model features' such as Flaps and lights. It is very stable in zero wind and crawls along like magic then.
(It can handle some light wind, but is enjoyed in still wind)

Stock wheels had been set aside for larger DuBro lightweight wheels. They ended up being too thin with too large a hole--they were sloppy on this model.
I have replaced the DuBro's with stock. Before replacement, i colored the stock rims black. Now they match the plane better

I also replaced the gray plastic 'LG side plates.' I broke them off in a crash (after msjudging windy loops). I had to use clear tape to hold them on but do not mind. It looks complete now & i won't notice the tape during flight.

This plane has been crashed again into my wife. And i think another time as well. It actually looks okay despite having survived 3 wrecks. Comng down on the LG obviously helped.
I have seen gnarly results from other pilots... one pilot nearly totaled his (plane not wife). My wrecks are on YouTube

There is a 'Beats by Dr. dre' sticker on the Cub that matches quite well....Continue Reading
Posted by JimBob3 | Yesterday @ 07:28 PM | 393 Views
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Posted by Kmot | Yesterday @ 07:18 PM | 394 Views
Almost finished.
Posted by lepiere | Yesterday @ 01:33 PM | 503 Views
#1 - How To Fly an ACRO DRONE for a Beginner from a Beginner (6 min 22 sec)


Learn to fly acro mode for a beginner is an hard task: no GPS, no Gyroscope, only you and the drone. So, How to fly an acro drone ? This is the first issue of an acro mode flying tips series teached from a complete beginner. Learn to fly a drone racer in acro mode can be easy...just follow me

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Posted by DutchRC | Yesterday @ 11:15 AM | 571 Views
Halloa people

sooo.. what are your experiences with Hubsan? Maybe you've never had one eventhough they Are pretty popular To me Hubsan is a value brand in the entry-level quad flying arena.. All Hubsan quads I've flown required only a minimum of prior knowlidge of quads, at a reasonable price..

Recently they released their X4 Jet, which is aimed at people that would like to have a go at that FPV drone flying, but who don't want to build and/or think that the Betaflight stuff will just be to complicated for them..
Hubsan will probably tell you something ellse, but I think this quad really is Only for people that haven't FPV-ed before...

Link to this new quad: Hubsan H123D X4 Jet - RTF Brushless FPV Quad

I'll be publishing a couple of video's on this quad.. To start things.. here is my detailed Show & Tell of it:

Hubsan H123D X4 Jet! Good First Brushless FPV Drone? P1: Presentation (25 min 24 sec)

Posted by Galox | Yesterday @ 10:36 AM | 584 Views
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Posted by Flypenguins | Yesterday @ 10:29 AM | 577 Views
Hi Pilots,

I just got myself a Super Cub S and a dx6e transmitter as my first plane and hoping to get some help here.

The binding is fine but the control surface throws are minimal- upelevator 10 degrees, downelevator almost 0 degrees, left and right rudder less than 10 degrees and unequal in either direction.

Is this normal? the hobbyzone guys are saying since it is a beginner model the control surface throws are limited. But I can hardly steer left and right even while taxing on the ground.

Can you please help/share your dx6e transmitter setting?
Thanks in advance.
Posted by GroundControlRC | Yesterday @ 10:08 AM | 596 Views
Glue & Fly Series - F-22 Mini V3(A) Development Status #2



Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkkojtFLyr0

This Parkjet is assembled and I have two completed flight sessions with this plane.
The Alpha Build is so close to production quality it caught me by surprise ;-)
This Parkjet flies great and the power system is a great match.
It is fast, stable, forgiving, acrobatic, and an absolute blast to fly.
e3Scott has provided so much fantastic feedback on his flight testing with this plane ;-)
He has also provided some great insights and suggestions on needed changes to the plans and the plane.
The information he has given me on how to adjust the Plans to make it much easier and more intuitive for others to build is invaluable.
It has been an honor working with him on this project and I think after the Beta Build we may just have a production ready Parkjet on our hands ;-)
Stay tuned and check out e3Scott's Youtube Channel and Parkjet Blog listed below.

e3Scott's Youtube Channel:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfP...jP9Kjv84ajANVg

Scott's Parkjet Blog:
http://scottsparkjetblog.blogspot.com/


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

Happy Flying!


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Posted by Frank Church | Yesterday @ 09:20 AM | 622 Views
This video taken on a windy & bumpy day, I love this kind of flying. Conscendo loves wind!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2yy3wa1aih...cendo.mp4?dl=0
Posted by Frank Church | Yesterday @ 09:04 AM | 634 Views
Conscendo glider on climb out then 6 min. of unpowered flight to landing.

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Posted by Bill M - RC | Yesterday @ 06:33 AM | 702 Views
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Posted by KiwiBoater | Yesterday @ 04:11 AM | 738 Views
New self designed Canopy/hatch
Posted by thijs slotman | Dec 11, 2018 @ 03:23 PM | 946 Views
eachine E016H review (9 min 12 sec)