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Posted by GBLynden | Jun 15, 2019 @ 05:33 PM | 719 Views
This is my Unboxing for the brand new ZOHD Orbit Neon 900mm FPV Night Flying Wing.

ZOHD Orbit Neon 900mm FPV Night Flying Wing Unboxing (9 min 35 sec)

Here are my review notes for this Glow In The Dark Night Flying Wing:

Pros:
- The LED Lights are amazing
- Assembly and setup was super quick and easy
- The special biodegradable foam is incredibly smooth
- Comes with easy launch gyro settings with 3G and 6G options
- This Orbit Neon has the latest and greatest gyro settings

Cons:
- I don’t see any cons yet but I will update this as I find them over time.
Posted by GBLynden | Jun 08, 2019 @ 10:03 PM | 665 Views
This is my Unboxing & Review for the Freewing F-35 Lightning II V3 70mm EDF Jet.

Freewing F-35 Lightning II V3 70mm EDF Jet Unboxing & Review (8 min 47 sec)

Here are my review notes for this pretty Steath Fighter EDF RC Jet:

Pros:
- The paint and details are absolutely stunning on this F-35 Steath Fighter Jet.
- It comes with nice suspension, including trailing link nose gear
- Plastic coated canopy to prevent gatoring
- A big battery bay

Cons:
- The main con and that is why I didn't give the simple overall build a Pro is that the servo connectors for the rudders and had a lot of paint on them making it difficult to determine polarity.
- Lights like my Freewing BAe Hawk T1 70mm EDF Jet would have been a nice touch too.
Posted by GBLynden | Jun 02, 2019 @ 10:41 PM | 505 Views
Here is a video of John and I flying our H-King Paramotors at the same time at sunset

H-King Paramotor Sunset Flying with GB & John - Hobbyking PPG (9 min 14 sec)

Link to the H-King Paramotor: https://bit.ly/2VXTOcX

Flight Battery Link: https://bit.ly/2HCQCzA

The HobbyKing™ Paramotor is extremely easy to fly due to its very gentle and stable flight characteristics yet once you are used to it, it will perform loops and rolls with ease. Due to the design the huge high performance 2400mm sail opens quickly for easy launching and it will retain its shape even in turbulence. The single skin durable sail is made from 100% ripstop fabric and comes pre-rigged with tough polyethylene lines and ready to attach to the durable aluminum gondola. It does require a computer radio with mixing and servo control curves, to see what is involved in the radio set up please watch the attached video and also the one for the setting up of the parafoil itself.

There is a high level of prefabrication so assembly time is minimal and it is Plug-N-Fly so all you require is your own transmitter, receiver, and battery. The Paramotor is fitted with a powerful 3530-1400KV brushless motor swinging a 10 x 4.7 propeller, it also has a 50 amp electronic speed controller with 5 amp BEC and 2 powerful 15kg high torque metal geared servos. A 3S lipo battery is recommended and it can vary in capacity to suit different flying conditions. The recommended flying weight is 1.6~2.0kg, in light wind...Continue Reading
Posted by GBLynden | Jun 02, 2019 @ 06:56 PM | 392 Views
Here is an unedited look at my maiden flight with the H-King Paramotor:

Unedited H-King High Performance Paramotor Maiden Flight Review (5 min 6 sec)

Link to the H-King Paramotor: https://bit.ly/2VXTOcX

Flight Battery Link: https://bit.ly/2HCQCzA

The HobbyKing™ Paramotor is extremely easy to fly due to its very gentle and stable flight characteristics yet once you are used to it, it will perform loops and rolls with ease. Due to the design the huge high performance 2400mm sail opens quickly for easy launching and it will retain its shape even in turbulence. The single skin durable sail is made from 100% ripstop fabric and comes pre-rigged with tough polyethylene lines and ready to attach to the durable aluminum gondola. It does require a computer radio with mixing and servo control curves, to see what is involved in the radio set up please watch the attached video and also the one for the setting up of the parafoil itself.

There is a high level of prefabrication so assembly time is minimal and it is Plug-N-Fly so all you require is your own transmitter, receiver, and battery. The Paramotor is fitted with a powerful 3530-1400KV brushless motor swinging a 10 x 4.7 propeller, it also has a 50 amp electronic speed controller with 5 amp BEC and 2 powerful 15kg high torque metal geared servos. A 3S lipo battery is recommended and it can vary in capacity to suit different flying conditions. The recommended flying weight is 1.6~2.0kg, in light wind conditions it...Continue Reading
Posted by GBLynden | May 29, 2019 @ 08:07 PM | 836 Views
This is my H-King High Performance Paramotor Second Flight with amazing scenery!

H-King Paramotor Second Flight - Hobbyking RC PPG (5 min 51 sec)

Link to the H-King Paramotor: https://bit.ly/2VXTOcX

Flight Battery Link: https://bit.ly/2HCQCzA

The HobbyKing™ Paramotor is extremely easy to fly due to its very gentle and stable flight characteristics yet once you are used to it, it will perform loops and rolls with ease. Due to the design the huge high performance 2400mm sail opens quickly for easy launching and it will retain its shape even in turbulence. The single skin durable sail is made from 100% ripstop fabric and comes pre-rigged with tough polyethylene lines and ready to attach to the durable aluminum gondola. It does require a computer radio with mixing and servo control curves, to see what is involved in the radio set up please watch the attached video and also the one for the setting up of the parafoil itself.

There is a high level of prefabrication so assembly time is minimal and it is Plug-N-Fly so all you require is your own transmitter, receiver, and battery. The Paramotor is fitted with a powerful 3530-1400KV brushless motor swinging a 10 x 4.7 propeller, it also has a 50 amp electronic speed controller with 5 amp BEC and 2 powerful 15kg high torque metal geared servos. A 3S lipo battery is recommended and it can vary in capacity to suit different flying conditions. The recommended flying weight is 1.6~2.0kg, in light wind conditions it is...Continue Reading
Posted by GBLynden | May 29, 2019 @ 02:30 AM | 547 Views
This is my H-King High Performance Paramotor Maiden Flight

H-King Paramotor Maiden Flight Review - Hobbyking RC PPG (5 min 36 sec)

Link to the H-King Paramotor: https://bit.ly/2VXTOcX

The HobbyKing™ Paramotor is extremely easy to fly due to its very gentle and stable flight characteristics yet once you are used to it, it will perform loops and rolls with ease. Due to the design the huge high performance 2400mm sail opens quickly for easy launching and it will retain its shape even in turbulence. The single skin durable sail is made from 100% ripstop fabric and comes pre-rigged with tough polyethylene lines and ready to attach to the durable aluminum gondola. It does require a computer radio with mixing and servo control curves, to see what is involved in the radio set up please watch the attached video and also the one for the setting up of the parafoil itself.

There is a high level of prefabrication so assembly time is minimal and it is Plug-N-Fly so all you require is your own transmitter, receiver, and battery. The Paramotor is fitted with a powerful 3530-1400KV brushless motor swinging a 10 x 4.7 propeller, it also has a 50 amp electronic speed controller with 5 amp BEC and 2 powerful 15kg high torque metal geared servos. A 3S lipo battery is recommended and it can vary in capacity to suit different flying conditions. The recommended flying weight is 1.6~2.0kg, in light wind conditions it is best to put a lighter battery in to keep near the 1.6kg weight....Continue Reading
Posted by GBLynden | May 29, 2019 @ 01:14 AM | 543 Views
It is my new H-King High Performance Paramotor Unboxing!

H-King Paramotor Unboxing Overview Only - Hobbyking RC PPG (3 min 45 sec)

Link to the H-King Paramotor: https://bit.ly/2VXTOcX

The HobbyKing™ Paramotor is extremely easy to fly due to its very gentle and stable flight characteristics yet once you are used to it, it will perform loops and rolls with ease. Due to the design the huge high performance 2400mm sail opens quickly for easy launching and it will retain its shape even in turbulence. The single skin durable sail is made from 100% ripstop fabric and comes pre-rigged with tough polyethylene lines and ready to attach to the durable aluminum gondola. It does require a computer radio with mixing and servo control curves, to see what is involved in the radio set up please watch the attached video and also the one for the setting up of the parafoil itself.

There is a high level of prefabrication so assembly time is minimal and it is Plug-N-Fly so all you require is your own transmitter, receiver, and battery. The Paramotor is fitted with a powerful 3530-1400KV brushless motor swinging a 10 x 4.7 propeller, it also has a 50 amp electronic speed controller with 5 amp BEC and 2 powerful 15kg high torque metal geared servos. A 3S lipo battery is recommended and it can vary in capacity to suit different flying conditions. The recommended flying weight is 1.6~2.0kg, in light wind conditions it is best to put a lighter battery in to keep near the 1.6kg weight....Continue Reading
Posted by GBLynden | May 23, 2019 @ 11:40 PM | 1,933 Views
This my first official night flight caught on camera with my E-flite Night Radian RC Glider.

It has Flite Test stickers on it and is a FT 2M Powered Sailplane.

E-flite Night Radian RC Glider - FT 2M Powered Sailplane Night Flight (4 min 55 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 14, 2019 @ 11:20 PM | 764 Views
This is my Unboxing and Preliminary Review for the Freewing L-39 Albatros 80mm EDF Jet.

Freewing L-39 Albatros 80mm EDF Jet Unboxing & Review (9 min 36 sec)

Here are the Pros & Cons for this 80mm EDF Jet:

Pros:
- It is a big EDF jet. Bigger than I anticipated.
- Nice Flaps
- Really bright LED lights
- Robust landing gear suspension & nice main wheels
- It has very nice battery option flexibility

Cons:
- The paint overspray is a con to me, but overall the paint is well done on this plane along with everything else.
Posted by GBLynden | May 10, 2019 @ 09:58 PM | 875 Views
Here is a fun flight on 3S with my E-flite Pitts with a very crappy landing lol

E-flite Pitts S-1S RC Biplane Flight On 3S Scorpion 1800 Lipo (4 min 18 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | May 04, 2019 @ 01:45 AM | 829 Views
This was a very fun thing to see in person and a big challenge to try to properly capture it on video

Freewing F-4 Phantom II & Freewing MiG-21 EDF Jet Chase Video (3 min 2 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 27, 2019 @ 01:56 PM | 823 Views
This is my second flight with the ZOHD Talon GT Rebel. what a sweet plane!

ZOHD Talon GT Rebel Long Range FPV RC Plane Second Flight (4 min 3 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 20, 2019 @ 11:57 PM | 1,597 Views
This is my Blade Scimitar 110 FPV Quad BNF Basic FPV Maiden Flight.

Blade Scimitar 110 FPV Quad BNF Basic FPV Maiden Flight (5 min 3 sec)

Blade FPV Quad Review Notes:

Pros:
- Runs on 2S or 3S lipo packs
- Comes professionally pre-tuned out of the box
- Includes spare props and prop tool
- It is easy to setup with the manual
- There are different VTX power settings
- You can program the VTX settings with your radio or by pushing the button on the quad.
- The video quality is great via my Fatsharks
- It had a price reduction recently, so the price is only slightly more than the Blade Torrent 110 FPV Quad at the time I made this video.

Cons:
- There are only three camera angle settings separated by 15 degrees with a maximum angle of 30 degrees
- The antenna pops out and moves side to side way too easy. I may be modding that with rubber tubing or hot glue.
Posted by GBLynden | Apr 19, 2019 @ 11:55 PM | 1,756 Views
This is my Blade Scimitar 110 FPV Quad BNF Basic Unboxing & Overview.

Blade Scimitar 110 FPV Quad BNF Basic Unboxing & Overview (7 min 27 sec)

Blade FPV Quad Review Notes:

Pros:
- Runs on 2S or 3S lipo packs
- Comes professionally pre-tuned out of the box
- Includes spare props and prop tool
- It is easy to setup with the manual
- There are different VTX power settings
- You can program the VTX settings with your radio or by pushing the button on the quad.
- The video quality looks good in my room via my Fatsharks
- It had a price reduction recently, so the price is only slightly more than the Blade Torrent 110 at the time I made this video.

Cons:
- There are only three camera angle settings separated by 15 degrees with a maximum angle of 30 degrees
- The antenna pops out and moves side to side way too easy. I may be modding that with rubber tubing or hot glue.

There seemed to be just too many issues with the Blade Inductrix FPV BL, so I thought for the same price I would give this a shot. So far it seems pretty awesome overall.
Posted by GBLynden | Apr 15, 2019 @ 12:39 AM | 2,624 Views
This is my first flight on video at dusk with my E-flite Night Radian FT RC Glider:

E-flite Night Radian RC Glider - FT 2M Powered Sailplane Dusk Flight (5 min 42 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 10, 2019 @ 10:40 PM | 2,942 Views
This my second flight with the Durafly Brewster F2A Buffalo:

Durafly Brewster F2A Buffalo 920mm PNF RC Warbird Second Flight (5 min 1 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Apr 05, 2019 @ 09:08 PM | 2,871 Views
This is my E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet Second Flight Review video. I decided to have some fun on the second flight

E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet Second Flight (5 min 17 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Mar 30, 2019 @ 10:28 PM | 3,009 Views
Check out my ZOHD Talon GT Rebel Long Range FPV RC Plane Maiden Flight video.

ZOHD Talon GT Rebel Long Range FPV RC Plane Maiden Flight (5 min 45 sec)

ZOHD RC Plane Review Notes:

Pros:
- Extra set of servo leads that go into the wing from the fuse for FPV items such as a VTX
- A spot that pops out to install a GPS piece to take advantage of the spare servo leads
- The kit provides several holders for multiple HD camera options such as Runcam 2, Runcam 3S, GoPro Session, and GoPro Hero 7 Black!
- Ball link connectors
- A very sturdy motor mount!
- Easy install pieces all of the way around. Only one section needs screws!
- You can likely store it in its box as well as use it to transport it to the field with minimal setup effort once you get there.
- It comes with a spare bottom piece
- The box includes several decal sheets
- Pretty much all of the shortcomings of the ZOHD Dart XL Extreme FPV Wing were fixed on this model.

Cons:
- Some say that the bottom part of the V-tail is fragile, but mine has held up great!
Posted by GBLynden | Mar 29, 2019 @ 08:57 PM | 2,921 Views
This is my ZOHD Talon GT Rebel Long Range FPV RC Plane Unboxing. This is the newest FPV RC Airplane from ZOHD and my first impressions of this left me blown away.

ZOHD Talon GT Rebel Long Range FPV RC Plane Unboxing (13 min 16 sec)

Pros:
- Extra set of servo leads that go into the wing from the fuse for FPV items such as a VTX
- A spot that pops out to install a GPS piece to take advantage of the spare servo leads
- The kit provides several holders for multiple HD camera options such as Runcam 2, Runcam 3S, GoPro Session, and GoPro Hero 7 Black!
- Ball link connectors
- A very sturdy motor mount!
- Easy install pieces all of the way around. Only one section needs screws!
- You can likely store it in its box as well as use it to transport it to the field with minimal setup effort once you get there.
- It comes with a spare bottom piece
- The box includes several decal sheets
- Pretty much all of the shortcomings of the ZOHD Dart XL Extreme FPV Wing were fixed on this model.

Cons:
- I don't see any currently, but I am sure I will have some after I fly it. No plane is perfect!
Posted by GBLynden | Mar 26, 2019 @ 10:41 PM | 2,976 Views
This is my E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet Maiden Flight Review.

E-flite Viper 70mm EDF Jet Maiden Flight Review (6 min 9 sec)

E-flite Viper Jet Review Notes:

Pros:
- A nicely priced BNF 6S EDF Jet
- Bolts together and doesn't require glue
- Looks better in person, though I still wish they would have picked a different scheme for this jet
- Easy to see in the air
- Plenty of speed for a Beginner EDF Jet
- Lands slow and gentle with full flaps

Cons:
- The canopy arrived scuffed
- They don't provide any tools like Freewing EDF Jets to help snake through wires or for installing hex bolts.
- Connecting all of the wires through the fuse was not easy, so I am glad I had the CrewZinn stand to help.