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Posted by GBLynden | Feb 24, 2020 @ 04:57 AM | 4,631 Views
This my detailed Unboxing Of The E-flite UMX Turbo Timber BNF Basic UMX RC Plane:

Detailed Unboxing Of The E-flite UMX Turbo Timber BNF Basic UMX RC Plane (14 min 3 sec)

Here are my Review Notes for this E-flite UM Turbo Timber:

Pros:
- Wheel plastic piece update over the first E-flite UMX Timber
- It has a 3-bladed prop like the E-flite UMX Cirrus
- A higher 3400kv brushless motor comes with it for more power
- The plane can fly with 550ís as seen in some of my videos.
- Its lights all over the plane are awesome!
- The new chipset they use in this Timber UM allows for telemetry, just not the new advanced Smart Telemetry!

Cons:
- Longer nose compared to the original UMX Timber.
- Shorter flight times compared to the Ultra Micro Timber.
Posted by GBLynden | Feb 20, 2020 @ 12:47 AM | 3,277 Views
This is GBLynden's Second Flight Of The E flite Su-30 Twin 70mm EDF Jet and it was more exciting than the first flight!

GBLynden's Second Flight Of The E flite Su-30 Twin 70mm EDF Jet (5 min 8 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Feb 16, 2020 @ 03:56 AM | 2,865 Views
This is my E-flite UMX Ultrix BNF Basic Unboxing & Review video. Enjoy!

E-flite UMX Ultrix BNF Basic Unboxing & Review (9 min 27 sec)

Here are my Review Notes for the Ultrix:

Pros:
- A fair price for twin motors
- 1S Brushless motors
- The foam is thicker and more robust than other UMX Plane foam
- Has a skid for protection when landing on pavement
- You can add lights
- It comes in a small box, perfect to slide in your car on the days you fly big jets like the E-flite Su-30.
Posted by GBLynden | Feb 15, 2020 @ 02:42 PM | 3,137 Views
This video review is the Freewing A-4 Skyhawk Maiden Flight Review With GoPro Hero 7 Black Footage from July on my second RC channel:

Freewing A-4 Skyhawk Maiden Flight Review With GoPro Hero 7 Black Footage (5 min 4 sec)

I am really itching to get back out and fly this and my L-39 again soon......weather permitting lol

GB
Posted by GBLynden | Feb 13, 2020 @ 11:41 PM | 3,104 Views
Check out Wild Bill's E-flite Twin Otter 1.2m BNF Basic Maiden Flight video!

Wild Bill's E-flite Twin Otter 1.2m BNF Basic Maiden Flight (4 min 55 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Feb 09, 2020 @ 10:35 PM | 4,903 Views
This video is a detailed Maiden Flight Review Of The E-flite Su-30 Twin 70mm EDF Jet.

Maiden Flight Review Of The E-flite Su-30 Twin 70mm EDF Jet (6 min 43 sec)

Pros:
- The assembly was straight forward & the manual was helpful
- Tear-down will be easy at the field for easy transport
- The paint job has really nice detail with little to no over spray
- Its bright lights really stand out
- The air brake is a really cool functional scale touch
- Rugged retracts with good suspension are great!
- It flys really well overall

Cons:
- For those of us trying to transport it in smaller cars, the little antennas already added on have to potential to cause headaches
- The tail piece that slides in by the exhaust should have come magnetic out of the box like the nose cone for easier transport. However, I was able to easily mod that.
- One elevator side moved easier than the other. The right one was catching and needed some sanding on the friction points to work with symmetry. You mileage may vary
- The flight times are short, as expected for something like this
Posted by GBLynden | Feb 07, 2020 @ 09:39 PM | 4,867 Views
This video features me ripping with my Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet on my second flight with it.

Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet Second Flight Ripping (6 min 15 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Feb 07, 2020 @ 03:27 PM | 4,923 Views
This is my Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet Maiden Flight Review featuring GoPro Footage of the flight on my other YouTube channel. Listen to the very end after John stops recording to hear my unfiltered thoughts on the jet lol

Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet Maiden Flight Review GoPro Footage (5 min 54 sec)

Posted by GBLynden | Feb 02, 2020 @ 10:15 PM | 4,598 Views
This video is my maiden flight with the Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet.

Freewing T-33 Shooting Star 80mm EDF Jet Maiden Flight (5 min 9 sec)

Here are the review notes for this Freewing T-33 EDF Jet:

Pros:
- Parts and pieces come polybagged for protection
- High-end finish on the model
- Setup was basic and straight-forward
- Robust landing gear for grass friendly ops and hard landings
- New powerful and efficient 80mm in-runner 9-blade EDF setup
- Model officially licensed by Lockheed Martin
- Split flaps
- It was locked in the entire flight!

Cons:
- Missing paint on the back of the canopy
- The left main blew out of the wing on the third landing
Posted by GBLynden | Feb 01, 2020 @ 12:59 AM | 3,883 Views
This video highlights a VQ Northrop P-61 Black Widow RC Warbird Flight At Warbirds Over Whatcom.

VQ Northrop P-61 Black Widow RC Warbird Flight At Warbirds Over Whatcom (4 min 34 sec)