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Posted by scousethief | Today @ 10:37 AM | 2 Views
Features:
Upgraded version, with stronger magnet in the hood
Newly added vent holes on the battery compartment
EPP foam construction, durable and lightweight
High quality, fine workmanship
Streamlined design, high speed and low wind resistance
Anti-shock,anti-impact,stable flight
Comes wi 3-Axis flight control ensures a more stable flight
200mw image transmission enables real-time image transmission
700TVL camera gives you a clear flight footages and makes you enjoy the fun of FPV

Note:
The PNP version does not include the battery,transmitter,receiver or charger.
The new version doesn't include the motor mount and screws,if you want to buy,Click here.

PCB Manual, Click Here
Assembly Schematic, Click Here
Spare Parts, Click Here

Package Included:
2 x Wings
1 x Fuselage
2 x Small Wing Tips
1 x Nose Block
1 x Main Hatch Cover
2 x Servos
1 x 3-Axis Flight Control
1 x Flight Control Circuit Board Base
1 x 2205 Motor 2300KV
2 x 6045 Propellers
1 x 700TVL Camera
1 x 200mW AV Transmitter
1 x 20A ESC
1 x Sticker
1 x User...Continue Reading
Posted by ltwvince | Today @ 10:27 AM | 21 Views
Amateurs MicroGTA MGP Micro Race on 07-Jul-2018
Amateurs MicroGTA MGP Micro Race (2 min 56 sec)


Micro Drone Race 2018 on 07-Aug-2018
Micro Drone Race 2018 (2 min 2 sec)
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Posted by robcrusoe | Today @ 04:00 AM | 175 Views
Gets to be a bit of a job of work to follow someone's posts on how they worked through building Gary's plywood sailboats.
What follows in not in order of work date but just topics that some may find some value from. Many have since been modified as I gain experience with two schooners and two sloops.
Feel free to comment or ask me about anything I've written (PMs are fine), sometimes it takes a bit of clarification.
As Ned Kelly said as they slipped the noose around his neck , "Such is life".


To kick off..




Here is how I've gone about making my latest. It is pretty much standards procedure but may have some aspects of interest to some of you.
Fin box construction ideas.

Select the best quality ply for this if your sheet is not uniformly prime all over.
Cut the pair of sides exactly to the plan.
It is prudent to make a fiberboard template of the fin in the same thickness to build the fin box around and to include the locking holes. This template makes marking the aluminum precisely when making the keel itself. I strongly recommended this template. It will be also used to line up the fin box in place, vertically before fixing into place.
The inner surfaces need to be coated with a durable, 100% waterproof coating which is epoxied fiberglass matting.
Matting is available on hobby king in various grades, I use either
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/glass-fi...html?wrh_pdp=3
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/glass-fiber-cloth-450x1000mm-48g-m2-...Continue Reading
Posted by xinte | Today @ 01:15 AM | 208 Views
Snapper7 Brushless Micro 75mm 5.8G FPV Racer Drone 2.4G 6CH RC Quadcopter RTF 700TVL Camera VTX & Double Antenna Mini Goggles
https://www.xt-xinte.com/Snapper7-Br...s-p524823.html

Package include:
1 x Snapper7 Brushless Micro 75mm Racer Drone
1 x JMT LST-009 Double Antenna 5.8G FPV Goggles
1 x Flysky FS-i6 6CH 2.4G AFHDS 2A LCD Transmitter

This is RTF Version, Ready to Fly, All Assembly.

Drone Detail:


Specifications:
Mode Name: Snapper7
Wheelbase: 75mm
Size: 98.5mm*98.5mm*36mm
Drone Weight: 28g(without battery)
Features:
Betaflight support , multi flight mode: ACRO/AIR/ANGLE
Powerful Brushless motor and Smooth ESC
CNC aluminum alloy propeller guard
Betaflight OSD support ,easy to get RSSI , Voltage and other info from your goggles
Adjust the settings and the PID of the flight controller via OSD
Full telemetry function ready
Head lights ready
Camera angle adjustable
Real Bind and Fly version
FPV Goggles Detail:

Highlight:
Double Antennas
Built-in 3.7V 1200mAh Battery
Support a key search frequency
RaceBand 40 channel Auto-Searching
Real-time video return 5.8G FPV Receiver


Feature:

● Small size and light weight;
● Low power consumption, Working current 300~330mA;
● Double antenna reception to make the signal more stable;
● RaceBand 40 channel, Auto-Searching;
● 3.0 Inch 480*320 dot high brightness LCD screen;
● Built-in super sensitiveness 5.8GHz 40ch receiver, especially with RaceBand;
● Built-in 3.7V/1200mAh high-capacity Li-ion polymer Battery;
● Universal USB charging interface;
● Real-time video return, Very low time-delay;
● Bilingual menu in support of Chinese and English;
● Support external video signal input;
● Support AV signal output (Connect external DVR);
Posted by old4570 | Yesterday @ 11:38 PM | 233 Views
Banggood is having a up to 80% off sale on Multi rotors

Gearbest is having a Summer Toy Sale

Have to edit some video and I can post servo 3 and 4 ..
Once done I might see what it takes to destroy one of these servos .

Hmmmm , Should probably use some in a RC project ( a glider perhaps )
Posted by ramflames | Yesterday @ 08:58 PM | 282 Views
Some of my planes and one Truck
Posted by ramflames | Yesterday @ 08:41 PM | 294 Views
I have been involved with RC for as long as I can remember. My first RC was a toy grade Radio Shack Lamborghini Countach. You know. Like the poster car that every teenage had on their walls in the 70's and 80's. I had three of them. Anyway. I progress into hobby grade cars and trucks to nitro and electric boats.
It was until later in life when I had a life changing injury at work. I found myself with a lot of time on my hands. i went to an RC airshow. I won a raffle prize. A Hobbyzone Champ S. I was hooked. Now, I am flying aerobatics and CP helis. I get out to the field every day the weather permits it. I still enjoy driving my RC trucks just as much as flying....Continue Reading
Posted by kydawg1 | Yesterday @ 04:27 PM | 353 Views
Posted by Old_Pilot | Yesterday @ 03:48 PM | 396 Views
Needed a new combat and a new jet
Posted by ivordel | Yesterday @ 03:26 PM | 411 Views
Put it on the tarot frame to test.
Dual ublox GPS
433MHz telemetry
FRSKY D4R -ll
5014-360kv
20A Blheli esc x 4
3DR power module
Jiyi p2 power module
Tarot Retracts
15x5 folding props

Benewake TF mini lidar anon
Posted by NEO1947 | Yesterday @ 02:55 PM | 406 Views
Corsair2 (0 min 54 sec)


Well, this attempt went much better as far as the plane itself. Takeoff was a bit hairy but once it was up it was much more stable than the maiden flight. Actually had the flaps deployed for takeoff and I think it helped. Problem occurred went I turned on final and lost orientation as it came in below the tree line. Before I could re-orient myself went into a stall and then nosed in. Wasn't a fault of the plane just the pilot. I shouldn't have tried to talk to my photographer while making the turn to final. Oh well.

Actually, I have decided to take the good parts left and use them in the Guillows P-40 kit I have. Wish I could have kept from crashing her as she was really stable this flight.
Posted by Clickety | Yesterday @ 02:42 PM | 453 Views
PLEASE NOTE : THE PLANS ARE NOW SPANNING TWO BLOG PAGES.

For regular news, new plane development and progress, visit my Facebook group called 'Clickety's Jetworks'

https://www.facebook.com/groups/1826370074287164/

Please note : Apart from Bugatti PSS glider, the aircraft are all depron parkjets.

01. YF-23 Black widow / Grey Ghost _ Pusher/2x55mm EDF.
02. F-35 Lightning II _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF.
03. Bugatti 100p _ Depron parkflyer.
04. JA-37 Viggen _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
05. Bae Hawk _ Pusher / 60mm EDF
06. A-10 Thunderbolt II _Twin Pusher
07. Drake _ Pusher.
08. EurofighterTyphoon _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
09. Harrier _ Pusher.
10. Tornado _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
11. Vulcan _ 2x70mm EDF
12. Su-57 _ 2x 5" Pusher / 2x 64mmEDF
13. F-16 Falcon _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
14. B2 Spirit _ 2 x 64mm EDF
15. F4 Skyhawk _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
16. X-wing Starfighter - Pusher
17. Sepecat Jaguar _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
18. SU-47 Berkut _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
19. English Electric Lightning _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
20. Mig 29 _ Pusher / 2 x 50/55mm EDF
21. Mirage III _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
22. Mirage 2000 _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
23. F-104 Starfighter _ Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
24. Bugatti 100p - PSS Balsa Glider
25. Blackburn Buccaneer - Pusher / 50-64mm EDF (X2)
26. F22a Raptor - Pusher / 60-70mm EDF
27. EM-10 Bielik - Pusher / 60-70mm EDF

Use of these designs are for non-commercial use only.

TILED PLANS?

I don't tile my plans, as there is a way to automatically tile plans to match your printer paper size within Adobe Acrobat. See my video below :-
Jetworks Tiled Plans (3 min 5 sec)


Please be kind and donate IF you enjoy these designs. and post pictures / videos! Each design takes many hours. Paypal $10 to clicketyclarkstone@gmail.com

If you have access to a 3d printer, Many parts are available as 3d print files. (.stl) - including my motor mount. see below.

Happy flying
Posted by RCBronco | Yesterday @ 01:38 PM | 443 Views
Here is a design of my push pull linkage for my steering wheel. I bought these parts from Home Depot the nylon spacer and 3/16 wood dowel. The micro servo are the sg90 and some other cheap micro servos.

1.Drill a hole on the side of the spacer slightly smaller of the size of a m2 screw. You want to make your threads while you are turning the screw. Once you are through to the inside of the spacer, back it out then slide the spacer onto the dowel.
2. Make sure the screws is long enough to penetrate into the dowel.
3. I cut a piece of the vinyl fence bracket to attach the servo with.
4.Once i figured out where to put the servo, I used plastic modelers glue to attach the servo holder in place.
5. I used my dremel to cut the dowel where it would line-up to the top of the servo.
6. Then I attach the servo horn to wood dowel. It fits
perfectly and it made its own groves into the wood. I used CA glue to glue the servo arm to the dowel. Next i drilled a small hole into the end of the dowel and screwed the tiny screw ( that came with one the plastic gear servo) into the end of the dowel to hold servo horn in it place.
Posted by AVGDAY | Yesterday @ 10:08 AM | 507 Views
I thought I'd share some pictures from my visit to the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach. The collection is exceptional and most of the aircraft are flyable (and are flown regularly). It's certainly worth the trip if you find yourself in the area....Continue Reading
Posted by RC Roundtable | Yesterday @ 09:31 AM | 501 Views


Episode 62: "Don't Tread On Us" is now live!

In this episode, we all share stories of our recent travels...and that pesky FAA.
We talk about:
-RC in Hawaii
-E-flite Mini Convergence
-Foam-Flite Pro Airplane Stand
-Nutmeg State Fly-In
-Wings Over Springs
-National Model Aviation Day
-Fitz Does Dallas
-Protecting Rule 336
-Even more events

You can visit our website at RCRoundtable.com to listen over the web or download an MP3 of the show. Or, you can subscribe to RC Roundtable on iTunes.
We would love to read your comments and ideas. Please drop us a line here, on twitter, or via email: contact@rcroundtable.com.

You can visit our website at RCRoundtable.com to listen over the web or download an MP3 of the show. Or, you can subscribe to RC Roundtable on iTunes.

We would love to read your comments and ideas. Please drop us a line here, our facebook page, or email: contact@rcroundtable.com.
Posted by LowFlyingKiwi | Yesterday @ 06:36 AM | 563 Views
Ladies and Chaps.

It's been some time since I last logged in here.... been busy. Sort of.

Making wings! Well ok trying to. : - )

Learning to fly in wind in crappy planes what I have been building.
( I know I should of posted pics... ugh, they are sooooo bad! )

Getting the hang of things in PicaSim. It's great!

OK be good now and have fun!

Salute!

L.F.K.
Posted by Dirty Dee | Aug 14, 2018 @ 11:48 PM | 681 Views
With my current A330-300 project (Build Thread Here) I figured I'd make a parallel thread to show some back-of-the-house things mostly dealing with creating a 3D model of a plane from drawings and pictures.


What will this thread cover?
Rather than being a step-by-step guide, this be written assuming the reader has basic knowledge and understanding of CAD modeling features. This thread will cover "problem-solving", workflow, and my personal "best practices" when it comes to modeling a plane specifically for RC flight.


What if you are a beginner and need more direction?
Check out the blogs and threads posted by roscoedude and Longhorne as they cover more in-depth the features and functions in Solidworks. These guys were some of my inspiration and help with originally learning the software. They also have some pretty sweet designs and builds.


General Tips:
  • Don't just use technical line drawings, find real photos of the plane from different angles to better understand some of the more complex shapes. Some pictures can even be used to generate sketches if the picture was taken fairly head-on.
  • Rename features and sketches. You can search for names in the feature tree, and it helps with navigation when you want to hide/unhide/edit specific items.
  • Understand some compromises will need to be taken for construct-ability.
  • Try to focus on one part to completion before moving on to the next. This way you can group features/sketches into a folder to
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