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Posted by jmxp69 | Today @ 08:38 AM | 1,220 Views
Florida is shutting down. I got one last video in before the quarantine went into effect. Good tuning results on the vanquish.


Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII F3A 2nd Flight - Last Flight before Covid-19 Quarantine Order. (25 min 6 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 29, 2020 @ 09:04 PM | 4,561 Views
Got the maiden on the Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII knocked out today:

Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII F3A RC Pattern Plane Maiden Flight (15 min 41 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 28, 2020 @ 10:53 PM | 4,941 Views
Hey Guys,

I put the Extreme Vanquish MKII together and came away very impressed with the quality of this ARF. It is very good:

Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII F3A RC Pattern Plane Build Review - Exceptional Quality ARF (18 min 6 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 27, 2020 @ 07:30 PM | 3,849 Views
Ok, this is a nice plane...
Extreme Flight Vanquish MKII F3A RC Pattern Plane First Look (18 min 49 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 23, 2020 @ 09:19 AM | 11,887 Views
I think I understand why T-28s are so popular at the club. They're cupcakes to fly:
Dynam T-28 Trojan RC Plane Maiden Flight (13 min 39 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 17, 2020 @ 08:09 PM | 8,258 Views
I had so much fun flying this plane, I'm surprised it was legal:

F-22 Raptor RC Plane Maiden Flight (11 min 34 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 17, 2020 @ 12:49 AM | 12,402 Views
An awesome RCVR subscriber sent me this scratch built foam board F-22 as a gift. I put together a video showing how he built it along with links to the hardware. If you're into foamboard/profile planes, check this out;

F22 Raptor First Look (11 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 15, 2020 @ 09:19 AM | 6,838 Views
Completed the maiden of the Skylark-S. In the video, I had a 10x6APC prop on the plane. After the maiden I switched to the supplied 9x6SF. I couldn't perceive a meaningful difference between the two in flight.

After watching the maiden and taking a day to think about it, I think the winning combo is to order the kit version, get some MG90 9g servos, a ZTW or Hobbyeagle 40a ESC, and a Leopard 2835 1350kv with a 9x6 , 9x7, or 10x5 prop. I'm ordering that motor for the plane now. If you can tolerate some minor imperfections in the paint and tweak the wings/gear as I showed in the build video, you get a competent plane for about $85-$90 factoring in additional shipping charges for motor/esc/servos.

CG is 95mm in this video.

Skylark F3A RC Plane Maiden Flight (8 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 13, 2020 @ 11:48 PM | 7,293 Views
I put the Skylark-S together and uncovered a couple of minor issues. Still very satisfied with this plane so far. The maiden will answer any lingering questions though:

Skylark F3A RC Plane Build Review - Some Issues. (15 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 12, 2020 @ 01:38 PM | 6,089 Views
This is a lot of plane for the money. Of course it isn't perfect, but it's hard to complain for the money:
Skylark F3A RC Plane First Look: Surprising Value! (15 min 52 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 09, 2020 @ 09:55 AM | 5,198 Views
Ever wanted to see how Parallel and Series connections work?
Want to know how to use packs in Series or in Parallel to avoid buying yet another battery format?

Here's a video showing how it all works:
Stretch Your LiPo Battery Budget (16 min 47 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 07, 2020 @ 02:54 PM | 7,039 Views
I put together my Dynam T-28 Trojan in this http://rcvideoreviews.com video. There were a couple of snags along the way, but it's ready to fly.

Dynam T-28 Trojan Live Build (39 min 45 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 04, 2020 @ 01:43 PM | 7,123 Views
This is the http://rcvideoreviews.com first look at the Dynam T-28 Trojan. It's not perfect, but it's very good.

Dynam T-28 Trojan First Look - RC Plane Unbox (13 min 20 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Mar 01, 2020 @ 01:33 PM | 4,122 Views
In this http://rcvideoreviews.com video, I take a look at the Top 5 RC products under $40 I've encountered over the last year.
I would immediately replace every item on this list if I had to.


Top 5 RC Products under $40 (11 min 25 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 26, 2020 @ 10:04 PM | 4,418 Views
This is a first look at the Detrum Z3 Autopilot:
Detrum Z3 Autopilot First Look - Add GPS Based Return to Home to Any RC Plane (14 min 29 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 26, 2020 @ 06:13 PM | 4,289 Views
I've had my 3d printer for a few months now and this video shows some of my favorite gadgets I've made for RC:

Awesome 3D Prints for RC (12 min 38 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 24, 2020 @ 09:23 PM | 3,559 Views
Here's my maiden of the B-26 Widowmaker. It got sporty a few times
Dynam B-26 Marauder [Widowmaker] RC Plane Maiden Flight (12 min 54 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 23, 2020 @ 09:56 PM | 4,531 Views
I got the B-26 put together and covered my experience with it in this video:

Dynam B-26 Marauder RC Plane Build Review (18 min 28 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 15, 2020 @ 03:46 PM | 3,177 Views
This video is a first look at the Dynam B-26 Marauder. It's a shockingly big fuselage. Definitely made an impression on me.

Dynam B-26 Marauder RC Plane First Look - Unbox (14 min 20 sec)

Posted by jmxp69 | Feb 09, 2020 @ 11:42 AM | 5,104 Views
This hybrid documentary / RC flight video is a tribute to fighter pilots who escorted bombers to and from Germany in World War 2. It features documentary, ground, aerial, and first person video footage to tell the fighter escort story.

World War 2 Fighter Escort - An RC Tribute to the Airborn Warriors of WWII (15 min 12 sec)