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Posted by jmxp69 | Yesterday @ 07:30 PM | 3,446 Views
Ok, this is a nice plane...
Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII F3A RC Pattern Plane First Look (18 min 49 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 23, 2020 @ 09:19 AM | 11,791 Views
I think I understand why T-28s are so popular at the club. They're cupcakes to fly:
Dynam T-28 Trojan RC Plane Maiden Flight (13 min 39 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 17, 2020 @ 08:09 PM | 8,181 Views
I had so much fun flying this plane, I'm surprised it was legal:

F-22 Raptor RC Plane Maiden Flight (11 min 34 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 17, 2020 @ 12:49 AM | 12,325 Views
An awesome RCVR subscriber sent me this scratch built foam board F-22 as a gift. I put together a video showing how he built it along with links to the hardware. If you're into foamboard/profile planes, check this out;

F22 Raptor First Look (11 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 15, 2020 @ 09:19 AM | 6,750 Views
Completed the maiden of the Skylark-S. In the video, I had a 10x6APC prop on the plane. After the maiden I switched to the supplied 9x6SF. I couldn't perceive a meaningful difference between the two in flight.

After watching the maiden and taking a day to think about it, I think the winning combo is to order the kit version, get some MG90 9g servos, a ZTW or Hobbyeagle 40a ESC, and a Leopard 2835 1350kv with a 9x6 , 9x7, or 10x5 prop. I'm ordering that motor for the plane now. If you can tolerate some minor imperfections in the paint and tweak the wings/gear as I showed in the build video, you get a competent plane for about $85-$90 factoring in additional shipping charges for motor/esc/servos.

CG is 95mm in this video.

Skylark F3A RC Plane Maiden Flight (8 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 13, 2020 @ 11:48 PM | 7,195 Views
I put the Skylark-S together and uncovered a couple of minor issues. Still very satisfied with this plane so far. The maiden will answer any lingering questions though:

Skylark F3A RC Plane Build Review - Some Issues. (15 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 12, 2020 @ 01:38 PM | 5,992 Views
This is a lot of plane for the money. Of course it isn't perfect, but it's hard to complain for the money:
Skylark F3A RC Plane First Look: Surprising Value! (15 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 09, 2020 @ 09:55 AM | 5,118 Views
Ever wanted to see how Parallel and Series connections work?
Want to know how to use packs in Series or in Parallel to avoid buying yet another battery format?

Here's a video showing how it all works:
Stretch Your LiPo Battery Budget (16 min 47 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 07, 2020 @ 02:54 PM | 6,972 Views
I put together my Dynam T-28 Trojan in this http://rcvideoreviews.com video. There were a couple of snags along the way, but it's ready to fly.

Dynam T-28 Trojan Live Build (39 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 04, 2020 @ 01:43 PM | 7,054 Views
This is the http://rcvideoreviews.com first look at the Dynam T-28 Trojan. It's not perfect, but it's very good.

Dynam T-28 Trojan First Look - RC Plane Unbox (13 min 20 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 01, 2020 @ 01:33 PM | 4,062 Views
In this http://rcvideoreviews.com video, I take a look at the Top 5 RC products under $40 I've encountered over the last year.
I would immediately replace every item on this list if I had to.


Top 5 RC Products under $40 (11 min 25 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 26, 2020 @ 10:04 PM | 4,354 Views
This is a first look at the Detrum Z3 Autopilot:
Detrum Z3 Autopilot First Look - Add GPS Based Return to Home to Any RC Plane (14 min 29 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 26, 2020 @ 06:13 PM | 4,227 Views
I've had my 3d printer for a few months now and this video shows some of my favorite gadgets I've made for RC:

Awesome 3D Prints for RC (12 min 38 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 24, 2020 @ 09:23 PM | 3,496 Views
Here's my maiden of the B-26 Widowmaker. It got sporty a few times
Dynam B-26 Marauder [Widowmaker] RC Plane Maiden Flight (12 min 54 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 23, 2020 @ 09:56 PM | 4,464 Views
I got the B-26 put together and covered my experience with it in this video:

Dynam B-26 Marauder RC Plane Build Review (18 min 28 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 15, 2020 @ 03:46 PM | 3,114 Views
This video is a first look at the Dynam B-26 Marauder. It's a shockingly big fuselage. Definitely made an impression on me.

Dynam B-26 Marauder RC Plane First Look - Unbox (14 min 20 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 09, 2020 @ 11:42 AM | 5,043 Views
This hybrid documentary / RC flight video is a tribute to fighter pilots who escorted bombers to and from Germany in World War 2. It features documentary, ground, aerial, and first person video footage to tell the fighter escort story.

World War 2 Fighter Escort - An RC Tribute to the Airborn Warriors of WWII (15 min 12 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 03, 2020 @ 07:59 PM | 6,056 Views
Flying the FW-190 and a few landing/ground handling tips:
Flying and Landing RC Warbirds - Tips for smooth landings with your warbird. (17 min 30 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 03, 2020 @ 07:57 PM | 5,719 Views
I realize I'm just another voice in the choir, but if you're interested...

FAA Rules: End of RC? You are now a target of the Government (4 min 19 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 02, 2020 @ 10:41 PM | 4,794 Views
This video covers a few tidbits on the build and maiden flight of the Freewing Rebel v2.
Freewing Rebel v2 EDF Build Notes and Maiden (13 min 10 sec)