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Posted by ARGliding | Jul 14, 2021 @ 08:34 AM | 10,777 Views
Wasn't the great Hollywood production I had envisioned but still alot of fun.

Around 1.10 minutes in the top right of the screen you can see the DarkJeti pilot parachuting back down to safety.
He was recovered behind enemy lines(donkey yard)


death to jeti (4 min 56 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Jul 08, 2021 @ 06:53 AM | 7,949 Views
Our attempt to a big Hollywood film production

FPV video coming soon......

Yes Jimmy aka dirtflirt sent his Scratch built DarkJeti edf plane to another world........good riddance


The 4th FPV styleground view (4 min 29 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Jun 30, 2021 @ 07:49 AM | 12,607 Views
Well dirtflirt sent me a pretty cool bday present a couple of weeks ago. Then him and his son show up today for a visit. He talked me into doing a maiden flight on my new AR900 in FPV. I've never flown FPV anything. So here we go.........


AR900 FPV Maiden Flight (5 min 48 sec)




I think I'm coming around pretty good in less then a year flying out of a bowl.
Posted by ARGliding | Jun 29, 2021 @ 10:54 AM | 7,472 Views
Getting alot more comfortable flying. At least with this plane. It's becoming more enjoyable and less of a choir keeping a plane in the air.
Steveflysloco has got into my head a little bit. Love his videos!! The last minute of video 1 was my Bflysloco stunt show,lol.
Also because of him and dirtflirt I'm practicing my low fly bys. Dirtflirt and his boy are headed up here now so we should have some cool videos coming this week.


Giant Simple Delta Evening Flight (5 min 26 sec)




GSD Battery 2 (5 min 34 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Apr 23, 2021 @ 08:00 AM | 7,639 Views
Was gifted a cool little airshow.

STOL my runway???


Air Tractor Fly Bys (3 min 51 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Apr 19, 2021 @ 07:10 AM | 5,079 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 ARGliding | Apr 16, 2021 @ 08:27 AM | 6,578 Views
Note to self, do not preform a loop below the tree line

delta chase round 2 oops (7 min 26 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Apr 15, 2021 @ 06:36 AM | 6,217 Views
Jimmy aka Dirtflirt got a new toy and it's pretty damn cool. He has been itching to get a chase video of my CCub.

cub chase full flight (6 min 35 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Apr 13, 2021 @ 08:18 AM | 6,085 Views
A little backyard fun.......

Re Maiden GSD (6 min 45 sec)


GSD 2nd Flight Crash (3 min 35 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Mar 04, 2021 @ 08:40 PM | 8,220 Views
Well here it is......

My first crash.......



30" SSD 1st Crash (1 min 27 sec)


And my 2nd crash. Same battery, just a minute later. Dang magnet tree. If I could just get so e moral support out there when I cut that leani g tree.

30" SSD 2nd Crash (1 min 48 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Feb 14, 2021 @ 03:58 PM | 11,252 Views
To RCGroups.com and EACHINE for the Eachine E520s giveaway......

Well I won, I'll enjoy

Thanks RCGroups.com
And
Thank you to Eachine for the cool drone.
I'm sure it was a gateway drug

*Drone Giveaway Winner* EACHINE E520s 5g 4K (11 min 19 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Feb 13, 2021 @ 08:22 AM | 11,294 Views
Didn't know the best woman in all universes was filming us out of the window


Felling a Poison Ivy Covered very in the way tree. (0 min 52 sec)

Posted by ARGliding | Feb 12, 2021 @ 11:39 PM | 10,667 Views
Jimmy throwing around his 52" Dirt Flirt


FPV Dirt Flirt (3 min 54 sec)




FPV Dirt Flirt Ground View (3 min 23 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Feb 12, 2021 @ 09:53 PM | 10,856 Views
This was fun.........
I didn't fly anything today so this is all Jimmy


Ultimate 3D Crash (1 min 0 sec)



FPV Fugly II 1st Flight (3 min 39 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Feb 11, 2021 @ 10:21 PM | 12,898 Views
Well I got the 30" SSD finished and maidened this eve. Wow, what a fast hand full of fun.

Also Jimmy got to fly his Dirt Flirt again and fling it around really hard(to me at least)

He also flew his F.U.G.L.Y. Ii again and all went well. Ill be putting FPV equipment on it for tommorows flight. He will fly and let me sit back and enjoy the FPV.

Maiden SSD (2 min 16 sec)



Jimmys Dirt Flirt Day 2 (4 min 30 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Feb 11, 2021 @ 05:03 PM | 13,273 Views
Built a 30" SSD with the esc and motor off of the 40". Let's see if I can handle the ride.
Battery on charger now.
Jimmy is going to get a flight in with his Dirt Flirt too.
Will see if video shows up with this super grey day.
Posted by ARGliding | Feb 09, 2021 @ 09:43 PM | 14,367 Views
Not a great day to fly but we had no wind so fought the drizzle and maidened 2 planes this afternoon.
I maidened my Giant Simple Delta........thanks BoC
and my buddy maidened his F.U.G.L.Y. II


Maiden GSD Maiden Fugly II (9 min 37 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Nov 21, 2020 @ 07:57 PM | 13,514 Views
Well it's been pretty busy around here. With the shop staying busy and deer season going not much time for anything else. But everyday I do RC somehow. It might me reading up here on the forum with my morning coffee or taping up some foam board for future projects, I try to RC a little everyday. Well remember the buddy I mentioned in my 2nd post? Well he had come up to visit about 6 weeks ago. He was really excited to see me fly and check out the new airfield out back. We got to talking and he had said that he looked into a couple of planes on HH but they was out of stock. I pulled out the tablet and checked for myself and sure enough one of the planes he was looking at was in stock. He handed me his card and said order it, have it shipped here. Cool, done. I had also showed him some videos of Ed's work with DTFB. I didn't think it would be up his alley but he went home ordered a esc/edf combo and visited Dollar Tree Awsome I thought this is gonna be fun.
Well he showed up this last week to hang out and fly planes. He had a newly built [email protected] Jet (thanks Ed) and he also bought a Nano S2 before leaving Dallas. Myself, I have been getting a couple of batteries in here and there. Nothing new, still take off and land in begginer mode but mainly fly in intermediate. So I'm coming along. Here's some videos for your viewing pleasure.

P.S. He hasn't flown in over 12 yrs. Just a very little time on my sim since I bought it a couple of months ago. His interlink has been broke for years too. I just found out today that he bought a new sim.


Ultimate3D 1 (1 min 19 sec)



Fugly Jet Maiden Compilation (1 min 9 sec)



Oh No! My Fugly Volume Up (4 min 44 sec)



Jimmy's Nano S2 Maiden (2 min 5 sec)


It made me edit the Jet name???
Posted by ARGliding | Sep 15, 2020 @ 05:19 AM | 11,632 Views
Alot of fun this Eve. Nothing dramatic, just slow learning flights. Gps still disabled. Still flying in beginner mode. Flipped the switch a couple of times to Intermediate and wow. I'll stick to begginer for a bit. I did realize after my flights this Eve that I have the transmitter set to high rates.
I believe if I flip that to lo rates then intermediate won't be so bad. Only time will tell.......


Carbon Cub S+ Night 2 (6 min 4 sec)

Battery 2




Carbon Cub S+ Night 2 (6 min 26 sec)
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Posted by ARGliding | Sep 14, 2020 @ 06:00 PM | 10,965 Views
Well I think I'm comfortable enough to charge up 2 batteries and enjoy a little more fly time.

What is the magic number I'm looking for in battery voltage after a flight? I running 3s 11.1vdc 1300mA

I had set my timer lastnight for 5 minutes. When I cked that battery it was 3.91vdc. I think I could fly a little longer but don't want to push it to far until I get my approaches and landings down.

I did realize lastnight that it's not smart to have your wind sock right at the threshold/entrance of the runway. I needed to be at the windsocks height to have a better landing approach. So it's moved.

And away we go...........