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Posted by weathervane | Today @ 08:04 PM | 86 Views
I have been thinking about a cool new project.

I will attempt to etch an acrylic sign with my CNC machine. I want to try making one with LED's. Something like this.

Posted by newelectro | Today @ 07:17 PM | 117 Views
Maiden on the Red Me-163 flys good and fast. Friend of mine put P-38 in the dirt. Other than that a good day flying at our field.
Posted by BDOG1 | Today @ 07:13 PM | 110 Views
Here are a couple of shots of my Dan Wing - Brat 48 inch that I am finishing up.
I just need to add the control horns,push rods and program the model in my DX-9
Posted by Old_Pilot | Today @ 06:44 PM | 144 Views
Bloody Hell III (3 min 43 sec)

Sorry about losing her on the vertical climb, but I was laughing so much I forgot what I was doing....she's a beast
Posted by siriusflier | Today @ 05:58 PM | 137 Views
I am not as experienced with using programmable transmitters as I am sure some RCGroups members are, but I will attempt to provide some input on the Kingkong Ldarc Tiny Tx. This transmitter was sent to me by Banggood, ordered December 28, 2018, shipped January 13, 2018,
and received January 18, 2018. The box mine was sent in was crushed in one corner, but the transmitter does not seem to be harmed by the rough handling.
I would not call this transmitter tiny but it is small. It is 160mm wide by 95mm tall by 40mm thick. The sticks are 90mm apart and 19mm tall. It weighs about 230 grams. The battery is a 1S 600mah lipo with a molex connector. It has to be removed to charge it. There is no charge cord or USB cable included in the package. There are two manuals, one for the transmitter and one for the included receiver. The manuals do not seem very clear or thorough for usage instructions.
I first tried the Tiny Tx with my XK x100 quad. It was easy to bind, just turn on the transmitter, plug the battery into the quad, and push the bind button. Did not take long at all. But the quad went full throttle immediately. Turns out the throttle switch needed to be in reverse position, as did the elevator switch. I got the quad to fly a little, and it seemed to do well, but would not stay bound for long, strictly a problem with the quad.
I then got the Tx to bind with my XK X252 using the same procedure. Throttle and elevator still had to be reversed. Took...Continue Reading
Posted by craytech | Today @ 04:09 PM | 227 Views
BetaFPV Beta 85 (5 min 27 sec)

Hello everyone welcome back.

In todays video I will be showing you the BetaFPV Beta 85. Im calling it Papa Smurf. This a big jump from the Beta 65. Here are all the specs on the build and what you get.

Wheelbase: 85mm
Weight: 43g (without battery)
Flight Controller: BETAFPV Brushed FC with OSD
Firmware Version: Betaflight BETAFLIGHTF3 3.2.0
Motor: 8.5x20mm coreless brushed motor, 16000KV
Receiver: Frsky D8 potocol / DSMX / Flysky Rx with AFHDS 2A protocol
Camera and 5.8G Tx: AIO 520TVL 1/4 Inch Camera 25mW 48CH
Batterry: 550mAh Lipo HV battery with PowerWhoop connector
Flight time: 5 minutes
Frame: Beta85 frame
Motors: 8.5x20mm 16000KV motors
Props: 48mm 3-blade props
FC: BETAFPV F3 FC with OSD (According to different Rx version)
AIO camera: Z01 Camera
Battery: 550mAh LiHV battery

Pick up the Beta 85



Link to more 550mah BetaFPV LiHV Batteries

Link to BetaFPV Z01 Camera fix

What I fly and what I use

BNF BetaFPV Beta 65
BetaFPV Beta 65 Frame Kit

BetaFPV Flight Controller with Frsky Receiver & BetaFlight OSD

BetaFPV Flight Controller with DSMX Receiver & BetaFlight OSD

BetaFPV Z01 Camera

BetaFPV 230mah LiHV Batteries

BetaFPV Replacement Canopies

BNF Beta 75s

BNF Beta 75

Beta 65s

FPV Goggles I use

Soldering Iron I use

I film all my videos with the Samsung Note 5

Thank you for watching!

Fly Safe & Fly Often
Posted by 1nsan1ty | Today @ 04:06 PM | 225 Views
Latest review is live! This time a in-depth review and flight test of the Hubsan H216A X4 Desire Pro, a cheap GPS camera quadcopter:
Posted by Mike DB | Today @ 01:20 PM | 593 Views
A few construction pictures and inside pictures.
I replaced the cast resin Search light with a working more durable scratch built one of brass & aluminum.
The scratch built captain chairs are not part of Dumas kit.
The model weighs 7.4 pounds
Posted by Bill M - RC | Today @ 12:28 PM | 636 Views
Hi fellow pilots & rc enthusiasts

This Eachine QX95S Micro FPV Racing drone BNF review includes unboxing, inspection, binding, setup & flight test.


Eachine QX95S Micro FPV Racing drone BNF review (17 min 7 sec)

Posted by Dave Gaines | Today @ 12:09 PM | 647 Views
One of my glow profile designs and a 26% Pilot Extra
Posted by d0uglas | Today @ 11:49 AM | 677 Views
Rough day yesterday. Went down to the basement, my hangar which I never bother to clean, lots of electronics accumulated over the few years, some not cheap, some not cheap and never used, strewn about the floor... Flooded.

Called the landlady and her husband, sort of the shadow landlord who I think bought the place to give his wife something to do, then launched a search and rescue mission to get anything on the higher, dry patches of floor to safer ground, then combed the water to fish out electronics. Ouch, a receiver, ouch, flight controllers, ouch all my reels of LEDs, ouch a bunch of ESCs including a reversible Tundra esc, ouch this ouch that, DAMN a Talon 90!? Oh c'mon, not that.

Talon friggin' 90 *and* its Castle ESC programming card.

I'll try my luck with isopropyl alcohol, the finest in all of CVS, though the water spared the planes and all my charging stuff as were all the things I needed to continue to fly. Well, at least the water was clean and warm, not poopy water.

There's got to be a lesson for me to learn from this...

On the bright side, the basement is considerably cleaner now.

Posted by GBLynden | Today @ 08:11 AM | 1,013 Views
This is the Unboxing for the E-Flite Pawnee Brave Night Flyer 1.2M BNF Basic RC Plane With AS3X Technology. In this video I unbox the plane, show you what it it looks like all put together, and show the lights in action to name a few things I cover in this video.

Unboxing Only - E-Flite Pawnee Brave Night Flyer 1.2M BNF Basic RC Plane With AS3X Technology (8 min 55 sec)

Posted by Barts_Hangar | Today @ 06:03 AM | 1,276 Views
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Posted by Tazkiller85 | Today @ 05:24 AM | 1,346 Views
Yep Les Amis,

Sympa le concept !!! Voici enfin le VIFLY R130, un Racer un peu particulier qui s'adresse, à mon avis, à ceux qui débute dans le drone racer et qui ne maitrisent pas trop les soudures et connections habituelles. En effet, mis a part les moteurs qui eux sont soudés, toutes les autres parties ( carte de vol, ESC, recepteur ) sont simplements clipsées ou branchées. Donc en cas de bobo, vous n'aurez qu'à commander la pièce et à la remplacer sans trop de difficultés. Sinon, le R130 est un appareil puissant et très réactif qui est aussi à l'aise en race qu'en freestyle. Son affichage LCD et les boutons exterieurs sont aussi un concept interressant qui facilite les manipulation et les reglages. En bref un bon engin si vous n'êtes pas un pros du tunning .

N' hésitez pas à laisser en commentaires, vos remarques sur la VIDÉO ou le sujet ... et si vous avez apprécié le montage, le contenu ou le gros plan sur les branches !!! LOL... LIKEZ svp.

VIFLY R130 Drone Racer Review Test Démo et Crash / Spécial mais sympa ! (28 min 17 sec)

NOTATAZ : 17/20 Facile à bricoller pour les débutants !!!

Les + : Stable, Maniable, Résistant, Puissant, Bonne conception d'ensemble, Affichage LCD et boutons de reglages simples et accessibles.
Les - : Vibrations sur l'image, peu d'améliorations possibles.

Les produits présentés sont visibles ici :

- VIFLY R130 chez Vifly : http://www.viflydrone.com/r130.html

- R130 chez GB : https://goo....Continue Reading
Posted by 05RAVEN | Today @ 03:27 AM | 1,379 Views
Thanks for watching!
DJI Mavic (3 min 23 sec)

Posted by alex111 | Today @ 02:32 AM | 1,401 Views
Hi guys here some photos of my RC navy ship going for a run
Posted by lyxlens | Today @ 02:04 AM | 1,404 Views
This lens is light weight at 6g and super sharp with 16MP optics. Special optics make this lens 'rectilinear' so there is no fisheye distortion at all. Excellent edge to edge sharpness. Perfect for drone and gimbal use and great for general shooting.


Model: LYX3.8
Focal Length: 3.8mm Lens
Distortion: <2.8%
Black Vignetting: NO
Weight: 6g
Field of View (D*H*V) :95°*82°*65°
Aperture (f Stop): 2.8
Back Focal Length (BFL): 5.59mm
Native Camera Sensor Support: 1/2.3"
Native Megapixel Support: 16MP
Thread Material: Metal
Optics Material: Glass
Installed Filter: Daylight (IR-Cut)
Works on Following Stock Cameras: Hero 4 Black & Silver, Hero 3+ Black & Silver, Hero 3 Black, Silver, White RibCage Modified GoPro Hero 4/3+/3 Black

Please click here to order the lens.
Posted by GFergy | Yesterday @ 11:00 PM | 1,461 Views
Recently, a friend asked me to set up two FrSky S6R receivers for him. He wanted them updated to the latest firmware and set up for use in a basic 4-channel fixed wing aircraft, with channels 5 and 6 in Aux mode. I decided to document the process I used to set up these receivers. I understand many Taranis owners prefer to use the Taranis radio and Lua script to update their receivers, as the process is simpler. I do not have a Taranis, so using the STK was the method I chose.

Although the following information has been covered numerous times, there still seems to be pilots struggling with the process. I hope this helps.
Posted by PittSpecial | Yesterday @ 10:15 PM | 1,526 Views
Hello gals & guys!

How many are still enjoying their Clipped Wing Cubs?

Make a LONG Story Short, my buddy just gave me his and it was missing the Fuse Servos for Rudder / Elevator and not trying to be ungrateful but, the power system is someone on the heavy and the propeller output shaft had a wobble.

I almost sold it and thought for a moment that the last time I sold a model without trying it, I got really sorry feeling as it just defeats the purpose of being in this hobby in the first place! This little Clipped Wing Cub is just so nice looking that I just have to see what it does in the air. Of course I have seen the Horizon Hobby Video of this model in action and make no mistake that I know this should be a graceful little model with lots of mild sport potential.

The very first thing was to take OUT that heavy power system and I ordered the recommended E-Flite 280BL Motor and the 6.8 X 3.8 Propellers. After 3 days I had the new E-Flite 280 Outrunner in my hands and wasted no time and installed it with one Castle Creations BL 9-AMP ESC. Since it didn't come with any FUSE servos (Elevator / Rudder), I installed two Hitec HS-55's in their place and let me tell you, it is with a LOT of Patience I am here to say that working on such a small RC Airplane like this one has it's challenges. It was a Royal Pain in the Rusty Dusty in installing the new servos within that tiny and small receiver hole while you feed the connector wire towards the back of the FUSE...Continue Reading