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Posted by Drone0fPrey | Yesterday @ 10:58 PM | 189 Views
Tell me what you think.

Hope everyone enjoys!
Ninja What! Tree Carving Freestyle at Tawawa Park (DVR) (3 min 56 sec)

Posted by akkteck | Yesterday @ 09:51 PM | 274 Views
AKK storewide 35% off. New product A5 looking for reviewers.

A5:
Features:
Easy to install, plug and play, power by 1S LiPo battery
Video out cable can be connect to OSD
Super light weight: 4.5g, VTX Size: 19*14mm(L*W), Camera Size: 14*14mm(L*W)
Button control instead of switches to change channels,120°view angle camera, good quality image with zero latency.
Suitable for Ultra Micro RC FPV Quadcopter and Fiber Frame Kit, designed for all ranges of flying both indoor or outdoor.

Specifications:
Output power: 25mW
Input power: 3.3V–5.0 V
Current consumption:3.3V-5V, 350mA
Camera resolution: 600TVL
Range: 150m
Video system:NTSC
Mini illumination: 1 lux
Field of view: 120°viewing angle
Antenna: Dipole brass antenna
Frequency: 5.8GHz 5 bands 40 channels, with Raceband: 5725-5875MHz
VTX Size: 19*14mm(L*W)
Camera Size: 14*14mm(L*W)
Posted by PittSpecial | Yesterday @ 09:30 PM | 311 Views
Hello good people.

A few weeks ago I posted about my 92 Camry reaching a Half Million plus miles at:
https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...0-000-Miles%21

Well, today has been doing more maintenance in keeping it running even better as the original Vacuum Control Valve (VCV) finally degraded to the point that the plastic nipple broke off and I was forced to replace.

Additionally, I found a super neat YouTube Video showing how to Clean the Idle Air Control Valve which is an Electromagnetic controlled valve and with time and mileage it gets really gunk up to the point that at times my car starts but, immediately dies and Idle speed doesn't hold when the Camry is cold. The throttle response also suffers.

Tonight I spent a total of 2 hours performing these two items and did so, with very fast results as a result of good planning and having everything I needed to do these two jobs.

I am posting a few pictures showing you all the details of keeping any car on the road with great success and determination and saving a ton of $$$ while keeping your car and saving that $$$ you would spend on a new or newer car that will ultimately depreciate with time and mileage.

This is how I can sustain my RC Hobby, by keeping my old wheels and I am not in the least feel bad about it!

EDIT: The Video results after all this work!
1992 Toyota Camry XLE 2.2 Liter Engine (5S-FE Engine) - Cleaned the IDLE AIR CONTROL VALVE 07-26-2017 (1 min 53 sec)



Here's the VIDEO that I used for my Cleaning the IAC without disassembling it!
#372 Better repair method Toyota Camry Idle Air Control Valve (16 min 19 sec)


Pitts.
Posted by formontoya | Yesterday @ 08:45 PM | 349 Views
http://www.flysight.com/
• PIP FUNCTION: FPV goggles PIP function is available with a wide angle front camera.
• HDMI IN FUNCTION: Support HDMI 1.3 digital in, maximum input of 1920*1080/60H,HDMI Goggles can work for phantom 3
• RECEIVING MODULES:FPV video goggles Built-in 5.8GHz diversity receiving modules
• FREQUENCY BANDS : 5.8GHz 40CH
• ANTENNA: Male SMA (goggles with inner hole, antenna with inner pin)
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Brand: FLYSIGHT
Model: SPX02
Display luminance: 350cd/㎡
Display Resolution: 854x480(WVGA)
Channel: 40Channels(5Band X 8channels)
Diversity receiving: Antenna diversity
AV IN(Φ3.5,4p): Video / Stereo Audio input
HDMI IN(C Type): HDMI 1.3 In, HDMI Audio in
DIV AV: Diversity receiving, Video / Audio output
PPM IN(Φ3.5,3p): Support 8 channel PPM IN
Size: 169x70x42mm(not include prominent part)
weight: 160g

Prelude:
I picked up a set of these to replace a box goggle set that I started with: Eachine VR D2 Pro 5 Inches 800*480 40CH 5.8G Diversity FPV Goggles w/ DVR. The VR D2 box goggles served me well as starter goggles, with diversity Rx utilizing a 6dbi patch and a mushroom...I swapped the mushroom for a 4 RH turn clover that I matched on my aircraft. The DVR came in handy for locating lost craft as I could replay and eventually find it. With my S500 quad I've been as far as 1200 feet away and still had good picture, no breakup. Reception on the VR D2 goggle was very good, it is just the picture quality that leaves something to be desired...hence the new purchase.
Posted by OrtisFlow | Yesterday @ 06:38 PM | 451 Views
I still didn't fly with the inner mounting... but it looks promising.
That was the hacking part...

Oh I'm no more recording footages for my youtube channel because I've no dvr on my new goggles...
But but... I've ordered a runcam 3 to try make better footages.
I've also some Infinity RS FORCE 1500mah on the way too
Posted by mudman1959 | Yesterday @ 06:03 PM | 495 Views
What would you do with a Old RC AM Transmitter? Well not much as it just a memory of by gone years in RC flying. BUT.... If you have a a good imagination you just might see something in that Old RC peice of junk. I took my Old Airtronics SR Series AM Transmitter and gutted it and installed the electronics from a Blue Tooth Receiver/Speaker unit by Rave. It took about an hour to make the transition from a store bought Boom Box to something a RC Nut like me would like... It sounds pretty good for a cheap cost. The unit was $30 from Best Buy and within an hour or so I now have something cool!

Mudman1959

Jammin... (1 min 41 sec)

Posted by Quadstar555 | Yesterday @ 05:07 PM | 561 Views
Hello I'm Eric the owner of Prestigious Innovation Development, A Step Above RC LLC, And DirectLink Antenna Co. I'd like to interduce a new one of a kind quad that we have developed. We are just wrapping up testing on the proto type and, have got some great results. We are now looking for dealers for the exciting new quad. We plan to only sell to Dealers but we are willing to sell 10 to the public at a discounted rate to get some feedback on the quad.

The Quads name is the Dual Sport By Prestigious Innovation Development or P.I.D. for short. The quad has some very unique Features that we have never seen on a quad before. It can change from a high quality 430mm 117MPH 6S Racing drone to a Search and rescue or aerial photography platform with ease. All you have to do to switch modes is change the props, Flip a switch, change lipos, and bolt on the Night Vision 1-27X Zoom Cam. Here are some of the great features that the quad has to offer. I'll split up the features into all modes, sports mode, and stealth mode.

All models.
1: Redundancy on all sensors and power. Including 2x power modules, 3x accelerometers, 3x Compass, 3x Gyro, and Here GPS With centimeter Ground plane.
2: Also has an acro Mode.
3: Pixhawk 2.1 With Eddison Carrier board and Edison Chip.
4: Dual Lipo's and power modules
5: 3+ Miles range
6: On Screen Display
7: Flight Deck App Installed on a QX7 Taranis. This gives you all the info that mission planner offers on the screen of your Taranis...Continue Reading
Posted by Quadstar555 | Yesterday @ 05:05 PM | 547 Views
Hello I'm Eric the owner of Prestigious Innovation Development, A Step Above RC LLC, And DirectLink Antenna Co. I'd like to interduce a new one of a kind quad that we have developed. We are just wrapping up testing on the proto type and, have got some great results. We are now looking for dealers for the exciting new quad. We plan to only sell to Dealers but we are willing to sell 10 to the public at a discounted rate to get some feedback on the quad.

The Quads name is the Dual Sport By Prestigious Innovation Development or P.I.D. for short. The quad has some very unique Features that we have never seen on a quad before. It can change from a high quality 430mm 117MPH 6S Racing drone to a Search and rescue or aerial photography platform with ease. All you have to do to switch modes is change the props, Flip a switch, change lipos, and bolt on the Night Vision 1-27X Zoom Cam. Here are some of the great features that the quad has to offer. I'll split up the features into all modes, sports mode, and stealth mode.

All models.
1: Redundancy on all sensors and power. Including 2x power modules, 3x accelerometers, 3x Compass, 3x Gyro, and Here GPS With centimeter Ground plane.
2: Also has an acro Mode.
3: Pixhawk 2.1 With Eddison Carrier board and Edison Chip.
4: Dual Lipo's and power modules
5: 3+ Miles range
6: On Screen Display
7: Flight Deck App Installed on a QX7 Taranis. This gives you all the info that mission planner offers on the screen of your Taranis...Continue Reading
Posted by canbarelyhover | Yesterday @ 04:31 PM | 593 Views
I've got two Protos Max V2 700s. One was built last Oct 2016 and I crashed that one while flying in San Jose field near Jabil. Lost it in the Sun followed by dumb thumbs. That one wasn't too bad. Need to replace the usual stuff - blades/boom/shafts. Luckily I had the 2nd protos max so the day was not lost.

2nd one I just built in April 2017 with really cheap used components(Align DS615, CC120HV, CC BEC). That one I crashed yesterday at bayside due to mechanical failure. Unfortunately, I was getting careless with the position. I was over the fence near the canal. Stiff winds around 20mph also tend to make me fly a bit farther away. The mechanical failure happened while I was over the canal and that's where she dropped. Total loss!!! I was not expecting to save any parts since it was all under water in the mud but I still recovered the carcass for personal closure. You can see a picture of this one before the crash in the pictures from first crash.

Other news, I've since sold my Nano CPS and Blade MsR. Not really insterested in flying indoors anymore. The blade 230S will also sell soon. Already got bids on it on Ebay. I have 3 flying helis at the moment. the Protos380, the Trex450Pro, and the 180CFX. In the meantime I will rebuild ProtoxMax#2. Can't go too long without a flying 700 in the fleet....Continue Reading
Posted by Jack Crossfire | Yesterday @ 03:54 PM | 629 Views
https://www.aopa.org/news-and-media/...r-in-the-works

A $250,000 plane which costs $19/hour to fly & can reach useful distances, if you believe the pitch. You could buy 8 & fly to work for the same cost as living near a job. Whether or not this incarnation ever materializes, battery prices may be low enough to cause serious disruptions in population distribution. To be sure, much of today's decisions are cultural rather than economic. The current generation is obsessed with experiences over money, devoting all its output just to live in the middle of a city.


Despite that cultural boundary, cheap batteries have already slightly impacted populations in cities, in the form of electric skateboards allowing commuters to go 5 miles farther. For many years, this market studdered between segways, hoverboards, unicycles, & scooters, but this year seems to be converging on the electric skateboard. While millenials will never choose money over location, they are being allowed a choice.


If few enough people chose to leave cities & fly to work, it could be a massive boom to those who did. If enough people left cities to depress housing prices, the government would most certainly impose drastic measures to stimulate housing prices. It definitely wouldn't be a choice if enough people did it. There would probably be negative interest rates & huge asset inflation until a house in Montana suddenly cost $80 million.
Posted by Kwooda | Yesterday @ 03:13 PM | 640 Views
I have been grounded for too long, and now I have restored my entire fleet of Balsa USA Stick 40 and Stick 30 airplanes to flight-ready condition, and have been doing some flying.

Check out my recent videos:
Hobby Hut Stick 40 flies again (2 min 0 sec)

Hobby Hut Stick 40 2017/07/08 (2 min 47 sec)
...Continue Reading
Posted by CO2X | Yesterday @ 01:52 PM | 734 Views
I got this frame a while ago from RCG Classified with the plan to install a Mini KK2 fc on it.
Gutted all the original parts inside to minimize the weight and to be able the frame to accept the KK2 Mini and it went pretty well. This size of a Vtail is really interesting to me and this one is really a nice and fun to fly too.

SPECS:
Mini KK2.1.5 / DYS BEI 1806 2300Kv motors / DYS Bl Heli XM 20A ESC'S (OneShot125) / Eachine Vtail 120 Stock FRAME (Gutted) / 3" DALProps

Here are some close-up PIX and MaidenVIDEO

...Continue Reading
Posted by deann | Yesterday @ 10:59 AM | 520 Views
My 13 year old son came back from AMA CAMP this summer and had to have a new plane because his trainer plane wasn't cool any more! He used his money to purchase the Skyline MXS R 30cc Breitling B 75" but No Manual! We have searched and searched with no luck. If anyone has suggestion for him, we will really appreciated it! He is going a bit crazy not being able to build this plane and this mom has to hear about it all the time! Thanks.

planehttp://www.generalhobby.com/skyline-mxsr-30cc-breitling-751915mm-aerobatic-airplane-carbon-reinforced-version-p-627.html
Posted by CCxRC | Yesterday @ 09:59 AM | 831 Views
CCxRC StickerBomb: An Upgraded Axial SMT10 Grave Digger (1 min 45 sec)


I just upgraded my already upgraded Axial SMT10 by adding MIP XD Driveshafts. Once I went to the Castle Sidewinder SV3 system in the truck, I started destroying the stock plastic driveshafts.

I'm not running the brushless system with a steel spur gear, Savox Waterproof High Torque servo, hot racing steering links and steel transmission gears on JConcepts tires and rims. It's looking and running good, so I thought I'd bash it around the yard a little for you.I think the next upgrade will be the shocks. Enjoy!
-Tony
Posted by KatrinaRosen | Yesterday @ 08:18 AM | 865 Views
School holidays used to be about playing quoits with the kids down the street, but for around 50 girls from Darwin this mid-year break has been a real buzz. The girls aged between 10 and 17 have been taking part in She Flies drone camps where they learn to pilot and program drones. But the camps were about more than just learning to fly for fun, according to She Flies co-founder and chief education officer Karen Joyce. Dr. Joyce said aside from encouraging young women to get involved in STEM subjects and careers, drone camps also taught them a few life lessons.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-1...n-stem/8697200
Posted by GLSJr | Yesterday @ 07:58 AM | 871 Views
Hi,
I was browsing this site today and came across a video of jets flying in Norway (Bergen, I think). The sounds of the jets sound so realistic, streaking by like a real air show! Does anybody know of how he got this sound? Thanks.
Posted by craytech | Yesterday @ 06:58 AM | 905 Views
Creating a Model Profile on the Taranis Q X7 (4 min 42 sec)



Today's video is to show you how to create a Model Profile on your Taranis Q X7. This will also show you how to setup the profile for the BetaFPV Beta 65 Pro. You will learn how to set your Arm switch and mode switch. If you would like to see the Beta Flight configuration please leave me a comment in the comment section below.


Want a Taranis Q X7?
https://www.banggood.com/FrSky-ACCST...8864636201702G

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Thanks for watching

Stay Safe and Fly Often
Posted by old4570 | Yesterday @ 04:58 AM | 985 Views
Well I was on Banggood and spied the XFX 250 helicopter kit , it's been a while since I have seen cheap kits so I ordered 2 .

I also saw the XFX280 today , looks interesting ..

If you fly 250 , this kit might be excellent for spare's , or if you have wanted to try this size ... They are cheap enough .
I havent flow 250 , but would very much like to give it a go , so I will post something when the kits get here ..