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Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 12, 2019 @ 02:55 PM | 20,343 Views
My latest project 2200kv 20amp esc 1500 3s 2 sets of led's on two channels.
Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 29, 2018 @ 08:11 AM | 35,119 Views
Our Club has ribbon cutting combat several times a year and I usually fly a foam board F-22 but they just don't last long enough (batt. time is about 4min. give or take). So I had a wing and tail set that I got for free at this years swap meet, My first thought was to use a arrow shaft for a fuse, but I ended up finding a plastic baseball bat from the local DT, and BINGO the Combat Baseball Bat is born. It runs a 2.2 lipo on board that gives me tons of speed and like 25min. of flight time. It has great gliding capability that allows me to "Hang out" above the action and let the other pilots go after each other first so they burn their batts. up and a bunch of them get KO, then I come down and go to town on whoever's left. It only has elevator and rudder, but it fly's great Loops on a dime, and with the rudder turned way up it is a flying machine. I flew it yesterday and it Won. I think it's a keeper.
Posted by Barney Boy | Mar 13, 2018 @ 07:22 AM | 35,444 Views
So I scored some floats for the Fun Cub, so I can join the fun on the pond this summer.

2015 Float fly (5 min 47 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 09, 2018 @ 06:33 AM | 36,502 Views
My latest build a 67" Carl Goldberg Edge 540 with a Saito FA 1.20 turning a 16x8.
Posted by Barney Boy | Oct 26, 2017 @ 06:43 AM | 35,748 Views
I know this is not a plane, but it sure "Fly's"
The only problem is hauling planes to the field.
Posted by Barney Boy | Oct 07, 2017 @ 04:32 PM | 36,453 Views
Here's a Demo flight I did at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland Or.
This is the Endurance V2 by Airship Technologies Group
V2 VTOL/UAV (1 min 41 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Jun 19, 2017 @ 06:28 PM | 37,545 Views
I changed the pace this weekend and took the Nirvana2 out for the maiden. I soon found myself sailing with the club boats. what a fun day. What a nice relaxing Sunday afternoon.
Posted by Barney Boy | Dec 30, 2016 @ 09:07 AM | 38,762 Views
It's that time again, Register early
Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 12, 2016 @ 08:01 AM | 38,885 Views
I got my big bird in the air. After a long wait on the racks I pulled her down and ordered the ignition box and installed it, filled her up with fresh fuel and BINGO here we go.
I put seven flights on the books, and all I can say is WOW! I love flying this plane. it is so light in the air it almost fly's like a fomie, but much more locked in.
What a great way to end the season.
Posted by Barney Boy | Aug 10, 2016 @ 07:49 AM | 39,540 Views
AIRSHIP UAS Clean Tech Rising (5 min 49 sec)

The future so bright, got to wear shades.
Posted by Barney Boy | Mar 13, 2016 @ 08:32 AM | 40,743 Views
So I'm taking a poll...What do you like best?
1. traditional canopy
2. C/F canopy
Posted by Barney Boy | Mar 08, 2016 @ 08:41 AM | 39,862 Views
Adding to the fleet

Tri-Copter v-1

12" shaft to cg
2200kv 10x5.5
3200 3 cell
KK2.1 pro flashed 1.19s
HK30amp Simon K flashed
Posted by Barney Boy | Dec 21, 2015 @ 07:44 PM | 41,008 Views
Posted by Barney Boy | Dec 01, 2015 @ 09:01 AM | 41,591 Views
Here's what I am thinking VTOL wing maybe add a tail boom.
Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 20, 2015 @ 07:20 PM | 41,700 Views
Here is a video I did the Aerial on this last spring, I helped the University Film team. It was a blast. turn on HD to watch.
Bubble Soccer (1 min 12 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 20, 2015 @ 07:06 AM | 41,441 Views
I was invited to fly my F-22 for the CAP program yesterday. They are adding an R/C program for the cadets, and they wanted a easy build. What better plane than the F-22. Now they will be ready for "combat"
Posted by Barney Boy | Aug 01, 2015 @ 07:53 AM | 41,860 Views
here is a video of the event. It was a blast..
Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 11, 2015 @ 06:46 AM | 41,969 Views
Next weekend-Be There.....