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Posted by Micubano | Apr 28, 2015 @ 10:28 AM | 5,051 Views
I can say this is definitely visible at night and it flies well. Actually flying in the dark and not just dusk is somewhere past 4 minutes.

Night VisionAire: Flying at Dusk and Night for the First Time (8 min 31 sec)

Posted by Micubano | Apr 20, 2015 @ 02:24 PM | 4,759 Views
After playing with it at the LHS over the weekend we threw together a quick review. What a great little quad.

Blade Glimpse FPV Review and Flight Video @ Time Flys HobbyTown (9 min 27 sec)

Posted by Micubano | Apr 11, 2015 @ 09:36 AM | 4,757 Views
I finished eating dinner with my family last night and after cleaning up, I stuck my head outside. It was still light out. Cloudy, but no wind and plenty of time to fly. Time to keep some charged batteries lying around. I did have two ready to go, so the Adagio and UMX Icon it was. The best part was how green the grass was at the field. When I was there last week it was still brown.
Posted by Micubano | Apr 08, 2015 @ 12:10 PM | 4,604 Views
Here is the latest video from my LHS. If you are looking at FPV, he goes into what options are available and explains a lot. Enjoy!

FPV Equipment Overview - What You Need to Know to Get Started (16 min 40 sec)

Posted by Micubano | Apr 06, 2015 @ 10:21 AM | 3,806 Views
When I walked into the LHS this weekend two of the regulars were drooling over a used IMax B6 Duo with a MaxAmps 12V 575W 47A power supply. They spent too much time drooling and I picked it up with the PS for $100 as a spare. After charging my Q500 batteries ( at 1C from a balance charge in only 45 minutes, it found a spot on the charging table instead of the travel box where I was going to put it. I dedicated 2 ports on the HiTec X4 to the the E-flite 3 wire balance/charge combo leads for the backyard batteries. I didn't realize how much these would improve my charge times on the larger lipos at 1C, but if the X4 ever goes I am getting another HV charger. I have to charge a 6S 5000 mah for the CZC this weekend. I'm hoping that is under an hour at 1C too.