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Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 22, 2020 @ 12:00 AM | 4,951 Views
FPVWRA Race Motor Bench Test - T-Motor 2310 2200Kv
FPVWRA Spec Motor Bench Test • T-Motor 2310 2200Kv • [The Judge Ep. 16] (11 min 15 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 20, 2020 @ 06:17 PM | 4,362 Views
Just a couple quick tips and tricks for getting things done quickly on OpenTx and answering common questions I receive on a regular basis.
OpenTx Tutorial • Tips and Tricks II (13 min 13 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 19, 2020 @ 02:59 PM | 6,445 Views
The CFLFPV Event is coming up fast. Hopefully they'll be able to hold the event in 2021. In any case, I'm getting ready to participate with this Defiant Wings FPVWRA Spec Class Wing:
FPVWRA Spec Wing • Defiant Wings • First Look (6 min 5 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 18, 2020 @ 12:06 AM | 2,827 Views
This is a cool little part trick for field configuration of iNav via WiFi:
Speedybee First Look • How-to Configure iNav via WiFi with your Phone (5 min 35 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 15, 2020 @ 07:44 PM | 5,976 Views
Say Hello to the world's smallest R/C GPS Top Speed Meter
J. Bauer Electronics GPS-MS • The Smallest R/C GPS Top Speed Meter In the World! (5 min 25 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 15, 2020 @ 04:01 PM | 6,121 Views
In this video I walk through the various OpenTx failsafe options and provide on-radio demos of what the different modes do.
OpenTx Tutorial • Failsafe Options Explained with Radio Examples • [Beginners] (14 min 36 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 13, 2020 @ 05:56 PM | 94,623 Views
Want to know how fast this plane flies? You can find out in this video:
Dynam Meteor v3 Maiden Flight and GPS Speed Test (8 min 19 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 13, 2020 @ 01:11 AM | 94,856 Views
I put the Sunnysky x2220 980kv v3 on the test stand to get my setup worked out for the upcoming Mini Talon build.
Sunnysky x2220 980kv v3 • Looking for Efficiency • [The Judge Ep. 15] (19 min 55 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 10, 2020 @ 08:19 PM | 8,982 Views
This is a teardown/assembly of the Radiomaster TX16s to install the new colored faceplate and anodized CNC hardware:
How to Install Radiomaster CNC Kit and Faceplate on Radiomaster TX16s (41 min 28 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 06, 2020 @ 06:12 PM | 7,114 Views
This is such a leap ahead of the Eagletree version I wrote only 5 years ago.

How-to add iNav Telemetry Lua Script to Radiomaster TX16s (8 min 59 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Nov 02, 2020 @ 02:26 PM | 4,265 Views
I maidened the ASW-28--very different experience from conventional flying:
Volantex AWS28 Glider Maiden (17 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 29, 2020 @ 01:48 AM | 7,461 Views
This is my first look at the Dynam Meteor v3:
Dynam Meteor PNP EDF Jet v3 First Look (11 min 36 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 26, 2020 @ 07:50 PM | 6,286 Views
Used to pushing sticks in and down to arm your model? This video shows how to do it for models without a flight computer.
Edit: Using the sticks as the source on the logical switches avoids the rates caveat I mentioned in the video.


OpenTx Tutorial • Quad Style Arming (Throttle Lock) • [Intermediate] (16 min 0 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 24, 2020 @ 06:51 PM | 4,026 Views
I've got the ZOHD Dart 250g flying pretty straight now. Rates and gain info in the video description:
ZOHD Dart 250g FPV Version • Kopilot Lite Dialed-In • HD and OSD Footage! (7 min 59 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 23, 2020 @ 05:50 PM | 5,099 Views
The maiden was a little hairy. I slowed it down a little, reduced the FC gain, and tuned the radio. Very different flight the 2nd time:

ZOHD Dart 250g FPV Version • 3s Battery with 3 Blade Prop • Gain and Rates Info (17 min 29 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 23, 2020 @ 01:09 AM | 6,596 Views
This was fun:

ZOHD Dart 250g Maiden Flight (10 min 34 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 18, 2020 @ 07:26 PM | 5,948 Views
I set out to find out if a cheap 30a ESC from Amazon could sustain 30a continuous as the spec implies. After learning a few things about mosfet duty cycles and thermal equilibrium, I finally found my answer in this video:

The Cheapest ESC on Amazon: Final Exam • Does 30a Continuous MEAN 30a Continuous? (6 min 50 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 17, 2020 @ 11:37 PM | 3,719 Views
I got my hands on a ToolkitRC M6D Dual Channel charger. After a review of the specs and a tour of the device, I put it through a short torture test to see if it delivers on the claimed [email protected] per channel SIMULTANEOUSLY.

Check the video for the result:
ToolkitRC M6D Dual Channel Smart Charger First Look (17 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 14, 2020 @ 11:37 AM | 2,880 Views
There is a lot happening out there in the radio market. So if you've upgraded or are thinking about it and want to know what steps you might need to migrate, this video should help you out:

New OpenTx Radio? How-to Migrate One OpenTx Radio to Another • Radiomaster TX16s • [Intermediate] (18 min 21 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Oct 12, 2020 @ 07:53 PM | 1,643 Views
This is the http://rcvideoreviews.com first look at the new Radiomaster TX16s Color/CNC/Leather optioned radio.

All I can say is: Wow!
Radiomaster TX16s Color Edition • CNC Upgrades • First Look (9 min 17 sec)