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Posted by GroundControlRC | Yesterday @ 10:50 AM | 1,115 Views


Tip #32 - Avoid My Mistakes & Self-Inflicted Flight Anomalies ;-)

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM_0qEZbBXE

This Tip is different than any I've posted before in that it's mostly what not to do.
I'll list the many Mistakes I've made as well as the Flight Anomalies that were Self-Inflicted ;-)

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #FlightAnomalies #Tip

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Banggood GCRC
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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 14, 2020 @ 10:05 AM | 2,240 Views


Test Flight - Eachine Mini Mustang P51D Warbird RTF - Slow Flight Capability

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gio4JzdqV5k

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #Eachine #MiniMustang #P51D #P51 #Warbird

Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RTF - Get One!
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vvmDAdvdjk

Now that the Elevator Adjustment has much improved the Elevator, let's check out the Slow Flight Capability of this Micro Warbird

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Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RTF - Get One!
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vvmDAdvdjk

Spare Parts:

Lipo Battery 1S 360mAh for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/3_7V-360mAh...47791920140372

Brushed Motor 10mm Hollow Cup for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/10mm-Hollow...47791920140372

Prop 130X70mm Propeller Set for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/130X70mm-Pr...47791920140372

Gearbox for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Gearbox-for...47791920140372

Receiver Board Original 4 CH Onboard Servo for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Original-4-...47791920140372

Front Landing Gear Set for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Front-Landi...47791920140372

Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane Push Rod Set
https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Min...47791920140372

2PCS Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane Spare Part Rudder Angle
https://www.banggood.com/2PCS-Eachin...47791920140372


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 11, 2020 @ 09:45 AM | 1,685 Views


Tip 31 - How to Setup your Amp / Load / Watt Meter for 1S Power Systems

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avDLYfR6hM8

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #AmpMeter #LoadMeter #WattMeter

I have a 150A Amp / Load / Watt Meter and could not get it to Meter with 1S Power Systems until Now ;-)
I'll show you how I did it.

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Here is a link to the Amp / Load / Watt Meter I use:

150A High Precision Battery Watt Meter And Power Analyzer
https://www.banggood.com/G_T_Power-1...47791920140372

Here are links to the 4mm Bullet Connectors I use on the Leads:

10X Pairs 4mm Gold Bullet Connector Banana Plug For ESC Battery Motor
https://www.banggood.com/10-Pair-4mm...47791920140372

5 pair AMASS 4MM Gold Plated Banana Plug Bullet Connectors Charger Adapters
https://www.banggood.com/5-pair-AMAS...47791920140372


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 07, 2020 @ 08:06 AM | 4,421 Views


DustOff #10 - XK A600 DHC2 Beaver Bush Plane - The Last Flight of the Beaver!

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQ962E0T5SI

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #DHC2Beaver #BushPlane #A600

I took the DHC2 Beaver out for it's Last Flight.
This is a very nice Cruiser with nice Slow Flight capability.

Complete Playlist for the XK DHC-2 Beaver Bush Plane
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...vpJsn6uxbJzrA-

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XK DH C-2 DH C2 A600 5CH 3D6G System Brushless RC Airplane Compatible Futaba RTF - Mode 2 (Left Hand Throttle)
https://www.banggood.com/XK-DH-C-2-D...47791920140372

XK DHC-2 A600 RC Airplane Spare Parts 7.4V 300mAh 25C Li-po Battery
https://www.banggood.com/XK-DHC-2-A6...47791920140372

XK DHC-2 A600 RC Airplane Spare Part Propeller Set XK.2.A600.009
https://www.banggood.com/XK-DHC-2-A6...47791920140372

Turbowing 5.8G 48CH 25mw FPV Transmitter 700TVL 1/4 CMOS Wide Angle FPV Camera Support OSD NTSC/PAL Switchable
https://www.banggood.com/48CH-25mw-T...47791920140372


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 04, 2020 @ 11:09 AM | 4,105 Views


DustOff #6 - FlyBear SU-35 Micro ParkJet - Zoom! Zoom!

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6AcN7QcH1k0

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #FlyBear #SU35 #SU-35 #FX820 #FX-820 #MicroParkjet

This tiny ParkJet has been collecting dust for a couple of months so it's time to Blow the Dust Off ;-)

This ParkJet is a bit Tail Heavy so watch our Tuning Flights to find the Sweet Spot for Nose Weight ;-)

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Here are links to this ParkJet:

Flybear FX-820 2.4G 2CH Remote Control SU-35 Glider 290mm Wingspan EPP Micro Indoor RC Airplane Aircraft RTF
https://www.tomtop.com/p-rm8974.html...roundcontrolrc

Flybear FX-820 2.4G 2CH Remote Control SU-35 Glider 290mm Wingspan EPP Micro Indoor RC Airplane Aircraft RTF
https://www.rcmoment.com/p-rm8974.ht...roundcontrolrc

Here is a link to some batteries that will work as spares:

Eachine E010S Micro FPV RC Quadcopter Spare Parts 3.7V 150MAH 45C Battery
https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E01...47791920140372

Eachine E010S Upgrade 3.7V 240MAH 45C Battery
https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-E01...47791920140372

Here is a link to the Playlist of this Parkjet:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?lis...xZLmppG01dVOzb

Here is a link to our Review of this Plane:
Review - FlyBear FX-820 2.4G 2CH Remote Control SU-35 Jet (16 min 59 sec)


Here is the Flight that finds the Sweet Spot for the Nose Weight:
Flight 7 - FlyBear SU-35 Nose Weight Test, I found the sweet spot ;-) (13 min 16 sec)



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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 02, 2020 @ 03:13 PM | 3,810 Views


Review Part 4 - MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Bomber - Build & Setup Tips

Video:
https://www.youtube.com/c/GroundControlRC

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!

This is a very cool looking Micro B-25 Mitchell Bomber.
It is a (3) Channel Plane with Aileron, Elevator, Throttle, and has (2) 0720 Brushed Motors with 65mm Props for it's Power System.
The Kit included everything right down to a Receiver, Battery, Utility Knife, Glue, I mean Everything ;-)
I've never seen a Kit as complete as this one.

I now have this B-25 Michell setup and flying the way I like ;-)
In this video I'll give you some Tips on the Build Process as well as the Setup for your Maiden Flight.
Your going to like it a lot ;-)

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Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

Here is a link to Batteries & Electronic Components:
https://www.minimumrc.com/c/electronic-parts-0372

Here is a link to Props, Control Horns, Clips, etc.:
https://www.minimumrc.com/c/accessories-0377


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Feb 01, 2020 @ 09:08 AM | 3,302 Views


Review Part 3 - MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Bomber - Test Flight after Adjustments, Oh Yeah ;-)

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZS9s5UjRrbk

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!

This is a very cool looking Micro B-25 Mitchell Bomber.
It is a (3) Channel Plane with Aileron, Elevator, Throttle, and has (2) 0720 Brushed Motors with 65mm Props for it's Power System.
The Kit included everything right down to a Receiver, Battery, Utility Knife, Glue, I mean Everything ;-)
I've never seen a Kit as complete as this one.

I adjusted the Control Rod connections at the Servos and Control Horns to get better resolution on the Ailerons and better control authority on the elevator.
Success or Failure?

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Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 31, 2020 @ 11:15 AM | 1,414 Views


Review Part 2 - MinimumRC Micro B-25 Mitchell Bomber - Testing the CG

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_Ow5EJ-2fU

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!

In this Review Part2, it's all about finding the correct CG, Dual Rates, & EXPO.
Since the initial flights were all performed in a Tail Heavy Condition, and the first (2) flights were with the incorrect Props, I wanted to perform some more flights to get the CG Dialed in and with the Proper 65mm Props.
I just about have it where I want it but I have a limited number of batteries for this Plane so it will take a couple more Flight Sessions to get it flying just the way I want.
I need to increase the Deflection on the Elevator and get more Resolution on the Ailerons.
I think I now have the CG where it needs to be with a Neutral Balance.
After I get this Plane all Dialed-In, I will provide a Tips Video covering the Build, CG, and Control Surface Delfection recommendations.

MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Bomber Info
------------------------------------

Material = KT Foam Board (2mm thick)
Wingspan = 360mm (14.2")

[ Weight ]

Airframe w/Landing Gear = 16.7g
Battery = 6.6g
Electronics = 17.0g
AUW = 40.3g

[ Thrust ]

***The Stock Props were supposed to be 65mm, not 60mm.
These Thrust numbers...Continue Reading
Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 30, 2020 @ 09:11 AM | 1,881 Views


Review Part 1 - MinimumRC Micro B-25 Mitchell Bomber

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4z0_lnWL1mk

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!

This is a very cool looking Micro B-25 Mitchell Bomber.
It is a (3) Channel Plane with Aileron, Elevator, Throttle, and has (2) 0720 Brushed Motors with 65mm Props for it's Power System.
The Kit included everything right down to a Receiver, Battery, Utility Knife, Glue, I mean Everything ;-)
I've never seen a Kit as complete as this one.

MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Bomber Info
------------------------------------

Material = KT Foam Board (2mm thick)
Wingspan = 360mm (14.2")

[ Weight ]

Airframe w/Landing Gear = 16.7g
Battery = 6.6g
Electronics = 17.0g
AUW = 40.3g

[ Thrust ]

Motor (720 w/65mm Prop) = 17.0g
Total Thrust = 34g

***Note: I found out why the power was so low in this Plane.
They had sent (2) 60mm Props instead of (2) 65mm Props.
The Props I installed on the Plane for the 3rd Flights were 65mm Props.
Then the Plane has enough Thrust to push it through the air very well.
Now to get the CG correct ;-)

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Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 28, 2020 @ 10:47 AM | 15,269 Views


Review - RacerStar BR1206 6000kv Motor - Info & Thrust Data - Where does it fit in?

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EGoZ3S2cs1M

RacerStar BR1206 Motor
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/KGvGsbDaVJ

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #RacerStar #1206 #BrushlessMotor #ThrustTest

I purchased this Motor as another candidate Motor for a future Aircraft or Brushless Conversion.
The RacerStar Motors have proved to be excellent Budget Motors and I've used them in many of my Aircraft.
Let's see how this Motor compares with other Motors I've Tested.

Here is a link to the Thrust Data PDF File:
http://groundcontrolrc.com/ftp/motor...206_6000kv.pdf

You Can Help Support Us By Using Our Affiliate Link To The Product Below. A small commission (At No Cost To You) helps us buy more items to review.

RacerStar BR1206 Motor
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/KGvGsbDaVJ

10 Pairs KINGKONG/LDARC 3.8*3E Propeller Spare Part For Tiny Wing 450X 431mm FPV RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/10-Pairs-KI...47791920140372

LDARC 75mm 2-blades 3Inch Racer Propeller 1.5mm Hole Diam M2 Screw Fixing Multi Rotor Parts
https://www.banggood.com/LDARC-75mm-...47791920140372

2 Pairs Gemfan 3025 PC Propeller CW/CCW For 1104 Motor 120 150 160 RC Drone FPV Racing Multi Rotor - Orange
https://www.banggood.com/2-Pairs-Gem...47791920140372

DYS 3 x 2 3020 Bullnose Multicopter Prop Set (2 CW and 2 CCW)
http://www.valuehobby.com/dys-...Continue Reading
Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 26, 2020 @ 09:12 AM | 4,516 Views
Sneak Peek on my Build Progress of the MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Part 4

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!
@minimumrcplanes

The Build is Complete!
Ready for Flight ;-)
As soon as I have the Weather, it's time for the Maiden Flight!

See you in the Air!

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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 25, 2020 @ 11:11 AM | 3,507 Views
Sneak Peek on my Build Progress of the MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Part 3

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!
@minimumrcplanes

The Airframe is complete except for the Decals on the Foam Panel edges ;-)
I just have the Motors inserted into the Nacelles so the Nose doesn't lift up.
The Controls Horns are installed as well and the Wheels are secured on the Struts.
I'm just waiting for the glue to completely cure and then it will be time to install the Electronics.

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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 24, 2020 @ 08:09 AM | 6,544 Views
Sneak Peek on my Build Progress of the MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell Part 2

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!
@minimumrcplanes

I have the fuselage complete with the attached landing struts.
The horizontal stabilizer and vertical stabilizers are glued in.
The wings and the nacelles are just dry fitted before gluing.
The wheels are on the axels but are not secured.
I have to glue in the wing spars, wings, nacelles, secure the wheels, and the airframe will be complete.
With a bit of luck, and time, I should have the Airframe completed tonight.

See you in the Air!

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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 24, 2020 @ 08:04 AM | 6,540 Views


Test Flight #1 - Eachine Mini Mustang P51D RTF - Elevator Adjustment

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiuUcTiVn-A

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #Eachine #MiniMustang #P51D

This Aircraft is courtesy of Banggood!

Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RTF
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vvmDAdvdjk

The Elevator on this Plane is just a bit too sensitive in Manual Mode.
I managed to remove the Elevator Control Rod and move it from the Control Horn center hole and relocate it to the Control Horn bottom hole.
This made the Elevator much less sensitive and certainly made it easier to fly in Manual Mode ;-)
I'm pretty happy with this Plane now.

You Can Help Support Us By Using Our Affiliate Link To The Product Below. A small commission (At No Cost To You) helps us buy more items to review.

Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RTF
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/vvmDAdvdjk

Spare Parts:

Lipo Battery 1S 360mAh for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/3_7V-360mAh...47791920140372

Brushed Motor 10mm Hollow Cup for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/10mm-Hollow...47791920140372

Prop 130X70mm Propeller Set for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/130X70mm-Pr...47791920140372

Gearbox for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Gearbox-for...47791920140372

Receiver Board Original 4 CH Onboard Servo for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Original-4-...47791920140372

Front Landing Gear Set for Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane
https://www.banggood.com/Front-Landi...47791920140372

Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane Push Rod Set
https://www.banggood.com/Eachine-Min...47791920140372

2PCS Eachine Mini Mustang P-51D RC Airplane Spare Part Rudder Angle
https://www.banggood.com/2PCS-Eachin...47791920140372


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 22, 2020 @ 02:22 PM | 8,521 Views
Sneak Peek on my Build Progress of the MinimumRC B-25 Mitchell

Here is a link to this Plane:
https://www.minimumrc.com/b25-mitchell-p0082.html

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #MinimumRC #B25Michell #B25 #Bomber

This Plane is Courtesy of MinimumRC!

The Build of this Plane has gone very smoothly thus far and I'm making some very good progress.
With a bit of luck, and time, I should have the Airframe completed tonight.

See you in the Air!

Build, Fly, Crash, Repair, Rinse & Repeat!

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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 21, 2020 @ 10:17 AM | 8,738 Views


Test Flight #1 - WLToys F949 Cessna 182 New Nose Gear Strut

Here is a link to the Video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glhR3EJ_qD8

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Well, I tried to bend the Nose Gear Strut forward a bit to allow the plane to come to a stop in this rough terrain and not Nose Over and the Strut snapped in half.
The original Strut was .8mm diameter string steel and I replaced it with .9mm Welding Wire.
I just don't know if it will be stiff enough.
Time to test it out ;-)

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Here are links to all the Components used in the Brushless Conversion:

***Make sure you select a Receiver that supports your Transmitter Protocol - I chose this DSMX/DSM2 Receiver for my Transmitter
2.4G 4CH Micro Low Voltage DSM2 DSMX Compatible Receiver Built-in Brushed ESC
https://www.banggood.com/2_4G-4CH-Mi...47791920140372

Racerstar Racing Edition BR1306 3100KV 1-2S Brushless Motor - Clockwise Screw Thread
https://www.banggood.com/Racerstar-1...47791920140372

HK-5320S Ultra-Micro Digital Servo 0.075kg / 0.09sec / 1.7g
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/hk-5320-...asc=4085774970

Turnigy MultiStar Race Spec 7A BLHeli-S ESC 1~2s (Opto)
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/blheli-s...asc=4184097243

GWS EP Propeller (DD-4025 102x64mm) green (6pcs/set)
https://hobbyking.com/en_us/gws-ep-p...asc=8406213277

Pololu Adjustable Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S7V8A
https://www.pololu.com/product/2118


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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 17, 2020 @ 09:12 AM | 7,320 Views


DustOff #9 - "Glue & Fly Series" F22 Micro V2 - Rocket Ship to the Moon ;-)

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Wind was 3mph-5mph (5kmh-8kmh) again and I had some Trim work to do after Centering my Servos.
I had not know about Sub-Trim when I first setup this Micro Parkjet.
After Centering my Servos with Sub-Trim it was time to Trim it out again.
Now, it's all Trimmed out and flies nice and level at cruise speed and the Rolls are completely Axial ;-)
I have absolutely no Trim in the Transmitter at all, it's all Mechanical Trim ;-)

The skill level needed for this Parkjet is Intermediate to Advanced.
Intermediate setup is a 2S Power System with 10 points more Dual-Rate than on a 3S Setup.
Advanced setup is a 3S Power System.
It's very docile on a 2S Power System, Fast & Aerobatic with a 3S Power System.

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http://www.groundcontrolrc.com/ftp/g..._docs_rev1.zip
You're going to love it ;-)

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Here are links to the components:

Racerstar Racing Edition BR1407 3500KV 2-3S Brushless Motor
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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 14, 2020 @ 10:15 AM | 3,590 Views


The Pilot's Lounge Episode #12 - In the Pipe! Youtube Info, Updates, Plans, & Conversion?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FIUKHpijq0k

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This Series of Videos is to keep you updated on what Ground Control RC has been up to, updates on Reviews, results of Field Testing, Setups and MODs, Projects we've completed, and Projects we have in the Pipe.

Here is information on the Parkjet Plans we have made available to Patrons & Subscribers!

Plans available to Subscribers:

Soon to be released Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Nano V1

Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Micro V1 Rev1
Here is a link to the Plans & Docs:
http://www.groundcontrolrc.com/ftp/g..._docs_rev1.zip

Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Mini V2 Rev1
Here is a link to the Plans & Docs:
http://www.groundcontrolrc.com/ftp/g...plans_docs.zip

Plans available ONLY to Patrons:

Soon to be released Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Nano V2
Soon to be released Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Mini V2 Rev2
Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Mini V2.5
Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Mini V3

e3Scott was instrumental in the Development & Testing of the Glue & Fly™ Series F-22 Mini V3.
He created a detailed Build Tutorial of this Parkjet.
If you follow his Build Tutorial you won't have any problems building out latest Plans.

Here is a link to his...Continue Reading
Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 11, 2020 @ 09:08 AM | 3,762 Views


Test Flight #4 - MinimumRC Rare Bear with a 1020 Motor & Stock 3" Prop - Winner!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ciMv1wRJWjE

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I compared the Stock Prop with the Prop that came with the 1020 Motor and it looks like it has a more aggressive Pitch.
The 8520 Motor had a 1.0mm shaft so I had to hone out the Stock Prop Hub a bit to fit on the 1020 Motor which has a 1.2mm Shaft.
It's time to throw into the air and see if this Motor & Prop are a Winning combination ;-)

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sq5F...ZQkvmPQdg4eW_M

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Here is a link to the Pro PNP Version of this Kit:
https://www.minimumrc.com/f8f-rarebe...cer-p0016.html

*Banggood no longer has the Pro Version, however, you should be able to add another servo for the ailerons to get full 4 channels, this may require a MOD to the fuselage.
Also, the 3 channel comes with a 720 motor but I like the 1020 Motor ;-)

MinimumRC F8F Rare Bear 360mm Wingspan KT Board Mini RC Airplane KIT With 720 Coreless Motor - KIT+Motor+Servos
https://www.banggood.com/MinimumRC-F...47791920140372

MinimumRC Rare Bear Spare Props - Hole Diameter is 1.0mm

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Posted by GroundControlRC | Jan 09, 2020 @ 10:25 AM | 2,513 Views


Review Part 4 - Eachine Mini F-22 Raptor - Conclusion, Info, Tips, Future Mods

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMYV4GXYZ5E

Eachine Mini F22 Raptor
https://www.banggood.com/custlink/3GDGNioaao

#GroundControlRC #GlueAndFly #ScratchBuildPlanes #Eachine #Mini #F22 #F-22 #Raptor #MiniF22Raptor #Warbird

I have more fun flying Parkjets than anything else so I jumped at the opportunity to review this Eachine Mini F-22 Raptor.
This Parkjet is Courtesy of Banggood!

I think I have performed a fairly thorough Review of this Mini F-22 Parkjet as well as the Mini P-51D Mustang.
After showing nearly all of the features, possitive attributes, and not so possitive attributes, it's time to move forward with some MODs and Testing to get this Parkjet flying the way I want it to fly in Manual Mode.
If you're just looking for a great little Trainer Parkjet to fly in Gyro Mode you have found it ;-)
If you're ready to fly this in Manual Mode and get it flying the way I like to fly Parkjets you may want to re-visit this Channel again in the near future to see where we have taken this Parkjet with stability and performance.
I think most of the MODs and adjustments I want to make to this Plane will also be useful for the Eachine P-51D Mini Mustang ;-)
In this video we also provide some additional info that was not covered in the earlier videos as well as some Tips and where we want to Modify and Tweak this plane.

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