Posted by Dave Eichstedt | Today @ 07:59 AM | 120 Views
This weekend we'll be at the Dayton Modelrama on Friday and Saturday. Stop by and see us, check out the new floats, and pick up a Beaver kit with no shipping charges!

Also heads-up, we're participating in the RC Groups Online Trade Show again this week. Make sure to click over and check us out. A link should be prominently displayed in a banner on the RC Groups home page.
Posted by GroundControlRC | Today @ 07:40 AM | 125 Views

FlyBear FX-820 SU-35 2CH 290mm Wingspan RTF Parkjet - Brushless Conversion Gyro & Stall Test Flights

Get One Here: Flybear FX-820 2CH SU-35 Glider 290mm Wingspan EPP RTF

RadioMaster TX16S Multi-Protocol OpenTX Transmitter

Get One Here: RadioMaster TX16S Transmitter

Here is a link to the Video:

Banggood GCRC

***Some of the Components I used are no longer available
I think what I have listed are good substitues
Remember to test your Motor & Prop on 2S to get
the Thrust and Amps before buying the RCV/ESC Brick

*Motor: DYS BE1104 5400kv 2S-3S (No longer available)

Flashhobby Arthur Series A1204 1204 5200KV 2-4S Brushlee Motor 1.5mm Shaft

*Prop : Eachine 3020 ABS 2-Blade (No longer available)

iFlight Nazgul T3020 3020 3X2 3 Inch 2-Blade Durable Propeller 2 CW & 2 CCW for Toothpick RC Drone FPV Racing - Transparent Black

AR5202-X Integrated Multifunction 4A brushless ESC Mini Receiver SR3X for DSMX DMS2 FUTABA SFHSS Frsky D8

HobbyKing HK-5320S Ultra-Micro Digital Servo 1.7g

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Posted by Tazkiller85 | Today @ 05:22 AM | 200 Views
Yep Les Amis,
Tazkiller85 VS LILRockFPV, l'affrontement ultime ! J'attendais avec impatience qu'un fabricant nous sorte une version intéressante de ce que j'avais pu essayer au LUDY LAB, et bien c'est fait ! LDARC nous propose donc le FLYBALL, un racer 3" enfermé dans une cage de protection parfaitement étudiée, simple et efficace ! En version BNF (comme moi), vous n'aurez qu'à installer un récepteur compatible avec votre radiocommande pour pouvoir commencer à piloter en vol à vue et soit vous initier, soit inventer des jeux plus funs les uns que les autres sans risquer d'endommager votre drone. Si vous avez un masque FPV, ajoutez un VTX et une caméra et vous pourrez également jouer en immersion ou vous initier au vol en acro sans avoir peur de crasher. En bref, vous l'aurez compris, ce concept innovant permettra à tout le monde, l'utilisation de son choix et l'évolution permanente en fonction de votre imagination ... Prenez soin de vous et merci à tous pour votre soutien .

LDARC FLYBALL Tazkiller85 VS LILRockFPV, l'affrontement ultime ! ZD Racing EX07, échantillon ! lol (24 min 58 sec)

NOTATAZ : 19/20 de plus en plus fan !!!

- ZD Racing EX07 479€ ( coupon BGHONEY2110 ou BGDAVIS ) :​
- Caméra Foxeer Razer Nano :
- VTX Eachine TX23 :
- Lipo 4S...Continue Reading
Posted by Jack Crossfire | Today @ 12:18 AM | 333 Views
So there was delamination in a tire, giving a vote for tapered edges. Only the left tire delaminated, showing it was a problem with the 1st layer in the printing process.

The mane problem was both motors got flaming hot again. This time, the left motor seized up. It's definitely from pulsing the throttle with a heavy payload. They burned 1.5Ah to go 2 miles. If the throttle is constant with a heavy payload, it gets by. The bolts started flying off, despite being impossible to turn by paw. M2.5 bolts are so expensive, it might be easier to replace the entire motor.

It's still nominally burning 350mAh/mile with a payload & softer tires in front. It may be time to upgrade the front tires. Motor seizing happened with the original hard tires.

The next revision of camera electronicals began. It's getting the full frequency hopping 500mW.
Posted by Jamesallenblack | Yesterday @ 07:36 PM | 421 Views
Does anyone know . Where to get parts for the. Schulter mini boy helicopter. Any help would be great. Thanks in advance.
Posted by rcstringfellow | Yesterday @ 02:07 PM | 570 Views
Maximum kudos to AlkaM and voodoobrew and learningarduino!
Much thanks!

These are my two cents.

If you want to flash AM32 (firmware open source made bij Alka Motors) on to a wraith32 35A esc v2 for use in a crawler.

My goal: silent outrunner Holmes Hobbies revolver 1800kv in my 4,1kg weighing ZIL-130 rc truck

Voodoobrew has an excellent thread on with a superb tutorial.

I used an ST link and cube programmer softwwre on an windows 64 laptop.
Remove the alu casing from the st link and check the pin labels.

Power from 3S lipo battery to the ESC while trying to flash the ESC causes an error. At least in my case.
Use the 5V supply from the ST link to the batt terminal.

I found a wraith 1800 kv full bin file on voodoobrew’s page.

When I get my revolver I’ll test it 😀
Posted by macchi202 | Yesterday @ 11:02 AM | 679 Views
Here are two skins modified by me, if you Rick can combine them with their respective models, that's fine, as I only changed the graphics on the original files.
Posted by dpot | Yesterday @ 08:55 AM | 724 Views
so the tiger moth many years ago I built a scale model of it with a OS 120 4 stroke and got fed-up with it in the first week of flying I had then the need for speed it only came out on show days but generally gather dust,
until my daughter found a photo of her 1 year old standing up griping the top wing now she is 30 years old so I dusted it off and took it up again and it is just about the right speed for me now but needed to be bigger as my vision is not that good now and I have change to gas motors as they are easer to run and the fuel is easer to get hold of.

we set out to build a 2.2m wing span tiger moth as light as we could with a 45 to 60 single cylinder gas motor spinning a 24 / 8 prop with materials from local suppliers with the lockdown made it hard to get materials for old suppliers as balsa is becoming harder to get we need to fined a strong than balsa but as light and at a good price not a easy to do but we have mange to come up with good designed flying model that fits are flying stile both being 65 this year so big and slow is what is need now.

the first thing was a good 3 View Drawing of the D82 Tiger of witch i had all of my old drawing info most of it came from my old David Bonnington drawings and pilot press detailed drawings of the D H 82 we have gone for working wing rigging so we can throw it around a bit and it has scale working ruder and elevator controls or you can just fit servos to the back with short control arms.

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Posted by aopen3434 | Yesterday @ 05:30 AM | 789 Views
New product this week :
H-RTK F9P Base GPS Part for Pix hawk by Holybro

New product this week :
FlySky 2.4GHz FRM302 AFHDS 3 Transmitter Module

New product this week :
VESC 100V400A 22S ESC BLDC controller VESC Firmwares Bluetooth
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Posted by lawrence4 | Apr 19, 2021 @ 11:44 PM | 925 Views
Lalysee flying wing add middle push motor windy day excited maiden flight (8 min 15 sec)

Lalysee 2
Airfoil FAD04
C.G 125mm
Wingspan 700mm
Length 395mm
Height 120mm
Surface :   17.5 dm²
Weight 198.2g
Wing load : 11.33 g / dm²
Motor C1404 3000KV
ESC Turnigy plush 6A
Receiver ORX R618XL DSMX 6ch
Servo DUALSKY AS55 6g x 2
Propeller GF 5030
Battery DUALSKY 2S 550mAh
Vertical fin 3mm EPS
Elevons 5mm KT board
Posted by lawrence4 | Apr 19, 2021 @ 07:16 PM | 1,031 Views
Lalysee Glider flying wing add middle push motor project (0 min 35 sec)

Airfoil FAD04
C.G 125mm
Wingspan 700mm
Length 395mm
Height 120mm
Surface :   17.5 dm²
Weight 198.2g
Wing load : 11.33 g / dm²
Motor C1404 3000KV
ESC Turnigy plush 6A
Receiver ORX R618XL DSMX 6ch
Servo DUALSKY AS55 6g x 2
Propeller GF 5030
Battery DUALSKY 2S 550mAh

plan Download from:
Posted by Jack Crossfire | Apr 19, 2021 @ 12:36 PM | 1,290 Views
The lion got dehydrated & was walking by the end. The robot burned 300mAh/mile with 9Ah of batteries & food. Went back to the original idea of a soft starting throttle which goes into auto when it's 100%.

Inductive charging for the paw controller is just as problematic as a JST connector. The mane problem is all 5V phone chargers have protections against a number of conditions. If there's no load for a certain amount of time or if there's a load for too much time, they shut down. You have to use an ATX power supply, a dedicated raspberry pi power supply, or a mean well, which are all too big & expensive.
Posted by Cox PT-19 | Apr 19, 2021 @ 11:31 AM | 1,337 Views
Breezy Hill's "1/2A Day"

One day of cold, damp air, followed by one with warm, sunny skies, both with plenty (and I mean PLENTY) of engine tinkering, jokes and laughter...and great food served up by President Ronnie.

Nitro was burning and castor oil was slinging as assorted versions of Leroy Cox's tiny engines either screamed or sputtered, or both, with new airframes and old dinosaurs taking to the air.

Allen Bagg had a small fleet of planes, but had some engine problems, and did some "mix and match" with their parts, giving him a hyper-speed combat wing to fly on Sunday.

Leo's typically high performance engines hauled their planes around their circles, with some crazy great stunts by his Medallion .049-powered Ringmaster flying on 60 FOOT LINES!!!!
His Medallion apparently has an identity crisis, and thinks it's a Tee Dee.

Allen also rounded up some prizes, with SIG sending a Mini Zilch kit and two bottles of SIG bond glue, along with Brodak giving dealer cost on a Baby Clown.

Mixed in with this are some balsa and foam gliders which will be given to kids who can attend our little get-togethers.
Thanks to Steven Jany and Alvin Petrowske for their continued great work in keeping Breezy Hill looking so good, and to President Ronnie for feeding us!

Thanks to everyone for the great time!

Here's an album of the weekend...some photos were previously posted, but I wanted to get them all in one lump, and there will probably be others pop...Continue Reading
Posted by nagas | Apr 19, 2021 @ 10:12 AM | 1,379 Views
Monday 19th April 2021 flight history was made! The first aircaft to fly off world!

Ingenuity coaxial helicopter succeded with its maiden flight after days of delay while new flight software was tested and uploaded.

Here to celebrate is Perseverance at Jesero Crater, Mars flying site for PhoenixRC Simulator.

Made from the 360 deg panorama recently taken by Perceverance while it waited for Ingenuity to fulfill her destiny.

I shall post a demo video in due course but to meet the historic day the site is posted with some screen shots for now

In the meantime, here is a video of Ingenuity's first flight on Mars:

First Video of NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter in Flight, Includes Takeoff and Landing (High-Res) (0 min 57 sec)

Posted by Designer2010 | Apr 19, 2021 @ 09:30 AM | 1,341 Views
I saw the HAL Tejas display in Colombo in March 2021. Twice. The display was similar to this one:

Air Aerobatics by Tejas - multirole light fighter at Aero India Show 2021 (8 min 50 sec)

A small R/C Tejas would be nice, to do the same display routine in the skies.
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Posted by ARGliding | Apr 19, 2021 @ 07:10 AM | 1,508 Views
Well here is what happens when you rush a repair.
I forgot and used only the 2 stripped holes and forgot to add the 2 unused mount holes. Still funny as hell.

GSD Mount Fail (0 min 34 sec)

Posted by GroundControlRC | Apr 19, 2021 @ 07:02 AM | 1,473 Views

RC Converted 48cm Wingspan EPP Foam Chuck Glider - Post Crash Repair & Test Flights! It Lives Again!

Get One Here: Chuck Glider 480mm Wingspan EPP

Here is a link to the Video:

Banggood GCRC

Here are links to all the components we used in this project or alternatives do to unavailability:

48cm Big Size Hand Launch Throwing Aircraft Airplane Glider DIY Inertial Foam EPP

Racerstar Racing Edition 1104 BR1104 7000KV 1-2S Brushless Motor (The DYS 1104 is no longer available)

iFlight Nazgul T3020 3020 3X2 3 Inch 2-Blade (Eachine 3020 Prop is no longer available)

2.4G 4CH Micro Low Voltage DSM2 DSMX Compatible Receiver Built-in Brushed ESC (***Choose a Protocol your Transmitter Supports)

3Pcs URUAV 7.4V 380mAh 50C/100C 2S Lipo Battery JST Plug (The original LIPO is no longer available)

HobbyKing™ HK-5320S Ultra-Micro Digital Servo 0.075kg / 0.09sec / 1.7g

RW.RC 10A Brushless ESC 5V1A BEC 2S 3S (DYS 7A OPTO is no longer available)

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Posted by Amber Wang | Apr 19, 2021 @ 02:28 AM | 1,645 Views
Hey! I'm here with our new product - B53DHS.
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AGFrc standard digital servo new member B53DHS, feature with 24.0 kg-cm & 0.19sec @8.4V, DC motor and titanium gears.

The most important is the servo is a programmable servo which means that we can customize the parameters we like, it provides greater convenience for us who are pursuit of perfect.

The design of high precision metal double bearing makes your model can be more solid and stable when it is in operation.

It is an affordable servo, and it will only cost $19.99usd/pc (this price do not include the tax and freight).

More product Spec:
Operating Voltage: 4.8-8.4V

Operating speed: 0.24sec/60° @ 4.8V
Operating speed: 0.22sec/60° @ 6.0V
Operating speed: 0.20sec/60° @ 7.4V
Operating speed: 0.19sec/60° @ 8.4V

Stall Torque: 17.0 kg-cm (236 oz-in) @ 4.8V
Stall Torque: 19.0 kg-cm (264 oz-in) @ 6.0V
Stall Torque: 21.5 kg-cm (299 oz-in) @ 7.4V
Stall Torque: 24.0 kg-cm (334 oz-in) @ 8.4V
Gear: Titanium
Motor: DC
Size: 40*20*42.3mm (1.57 x 0.78 x 1.66 in)
Weight: 63g
Connector Wire: JR 300 mm / 22AWG
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It is very suitable for 1/10, 1/12 On Road, Off Road, Cars, Trucks, Airplane, Helicopter, UAV and Engine etc. Please rest assured to buy and use as the raw materials and production of our products are completely green. Believe that it can bring your a lot of speed and passion!
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