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Posted by pittsartist | Today @ 11:43 AM | 66 Views
Whats a great evening .... especially the home made balloon contest at the end

Rectory Farm 15 6 18 (3 min 28 sec)

Posted by biglombo | Today @ 06:11 AM | 359 Views
Foxeer Predator vs. the sunset | FPV CAMERA TEST (4 min 26 sec)

This is a DVR of the FOXEER PREDATOR V1 flying in one of the most difficult conditions: the sunset. There are a lot of shadows, different lights to handle, terrible backlit. I was really astonished by this camera, I've never seen so well in this conditions and I had no problem flying in any direction and in the shade. I can only imagine how good could it be the V2!!!

In the video I use the standard settings of the camera, the video's not been modified with any post production adjustments.

Coming soon a full test comparing:
- predator v1
- predator micro v2
- runcam swift 2 (the cam that I've always used before trying the predator)

N.B. All the images problem are only due to the bad DVR of my fatshark!

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Posted by AhmedA | Today @ 04:41 AM | 439 Views
I have two LiPo batteries. One is at 3.7V (new battery) and other is at 3V(used one). I connected them in series and tried charging them in balance mode using iMax B6AC. But I am getting an error shown in picture.
Posted by kopterheld | Today @ 04:29 AM | 453 Views
This is the Happymodel Snapper7 the slightly larger Tiny Whoop with aluminum propeller protection and especially with brushless motors and 1S LiPo. My quadcopter has a FrSky receiver integrated on the F3 flight controller with telemetry!. The Whoop is available with Flysky or FrSky receiver which transmits all telemetry data to the spark. In the Flysky version, RSSI and the voltage are sent to the remote control. The canopy is made of hard, transparent plastic. The Happymodel motor is a small 0703 motor with 19000KV perfect for the 75mm frame. Optionally there is a plastic frame to make the Tiny Whoop even lighter.

Video –Happymodel Snapper7 1S brushless FPV Tiny Whoop - DE with EN subtitles
Happymodel Snapper7 1S brushless FPV Tiny Whoop 67EUR (5 min 30 sec)

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Posted by FPV.Model | Today @ 04:02 AM | 461 Views
Aomway TX004 Mini 5.8G 25mw/100mw/200MW Power Switchable Transmitter

Original Price:$16.99
Now: $9.99
Link: https://goo.gl/ah6CUa

Hurry! Price Only Valid for 1 DAY !
New Skywalker X6 Flying Wing

Original Price:$139.00
Now: $69.99
Link: https://goo.gl/ah6CUa

Hurry! Price Only Valid for 1 DAY !

Dragonfly 5.8G 48CH 25/200/600mw Stackable Video Transmitter

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Posted by old4570 | Today @ 12:49 AM | 588 Views
I don't know how long it has been ..
But decided to recharge the batteries , I think their voltage was 3.7v or something .
And the Taranis Q x7 is no power hog , I guess I could have run them down a lot further .

But I decided to charge them up anyways .. ( How long has it been ? ) Definitely over 3 months .
Long enough so I dont actually remember recharging these particular batteries . ( NCR 18650B Panasonic 3400mAh )
Did I buy these like about 5 or 6 months ago ?
Oh well , this time I have written down the date that I am recharging on so I get some idea how long the batteries last .
I actually went outside and flew my WL Toys 686 quad
And a few days ago I flew the B-whoop . And been flying the Eachine E32HW ( Review shortly )

I hope this weather holds for a while longer
Posted by Geoff Potter | Yesterday @ 10:54 PM | 654 Views
My friend Browny , had a bad day at our SAM Champs in Texaco this year , then at our Nats two weeks later due to wind when not needed . He crashed his Flamingo just after takeoff both times in the fly off of both events and bent the crankshaft in the original and then the replacement one that he had in a brand new engine which he fitted to the original engine .
He asked me if I could straighten them but after a couple of attempts it was a waste of time so I decided to make three new ones .
Was a bit difficult getting them out of the bronze bushed front housing and lost one bush because it was so badly bent but saved the housings and the new front end bush .
I decided to make them out of EN36A as it is reasonably tough in its normal state and turns well and wouldn't need hardening , so cut three pieces out of 11/4" bar . Faced and centred it and turned the thread/ prop area as it's hard to work up against the centre in the tail stock . Extended it out of the chuck and turned the rest of the straight shaft to 15 thou oversize , and did the grooves for the timer advance lock and the prop driver splines , also cut the prop nut thread as well and finished the prop area to size with a long tool but only needed a small clean up . Turned the outer diameter of the of the back end and then parted it off to suit the length of the crank pin . Then did the other two the same .
Transferred over to my smaller lathe as it has a collet head and I faced the back face and centre...Continue Reading
Posted by BirdVision | Yesterday @ 09:00 PM | 691 Views
Eagle tree vector first flight 1.2km Awesome 👍👍 (7 min 49 sec)


Stabilization excellent out of the box no need to tune
lots of Satellites and fast lock
Able to hook up computer to eagle tree eagle eyes and view on google maps location and telemetry
Easy to set up lots of functions to choose from
Expensive but worth it for what it can do which is a lot
Posted by zzzzzed | Yesterday @ 08:40 PM | 705 Views
Another Special Announcement.
DragonRC is now the exclusive distributor for Rocky Shock Wave Jet in Australia and NZ. We promised we will bring you more jets. Here it is - the Aermacchi MB339 scale jet with lots of scale details. It is a complete PNP kit with everything installed including wiring and connectors. Just put in your turbine and radio and go fly.
2 colour schemes - Blue and Red/White
More information here:http://www.dragonrc.com.au/Shock-Wav...p/sw-mb339.htm...Continue Reading
Posted by NightTrain0128 | Yesterday @ 08:18 PM | 742 Views
Parkmaster 3d build
Posted by zzzzzed | Yesterday @ 08:02 PM | 724 Views
Special Announcement.
DragonRC is the exclusive distributor for Aviation Jet. Top quality jets with lots of details and top quality build that is second to none.Jets from this stable - Rafale 3D Jet single or twin turbine, Sparrow and Atlas Sports Jets. The new Su35 will be available soon. Tell us what tyou think of the colours. If you have a special colour scheme please let us know.
We will continue to bring you new jets.
More information here:
Posted by weathervane | Yesterday @ 07:46 PM | 742 Views
I decided to add a new boat to my marine fleet. It probably isn't the best boat on the planet but I got it for a decent price and I always wanted one.

So I picked up a ProBoat Ragazza 1 meter sail boat. Man this thing is big. A bit taller than I expected. I am looking forward to taking it to the pond for a maiden voyage.

A lot of the reviews said to stay away from this boat. A lot stated to directions were bad. And they were not kidding. The directions for this boat are the worst I have ever seen. Very poorly written. Who ever wrote them, definitely wasn't a modeler.

The boat came well packaged. Lots of foam to protect the hull and mast. All the parts were in their own bag with lables. ( all were wrong) The sails were packaged in a seperate tube with foam caps. The included radio was in its own box with padding to protect it as well. A nice aluminum stand was also included.

The hull is made of fiberglass. (a plus in my book) The fit and finish looks amazing But, parts bags were mislabled. Most parts were not in the correct bag anyway. A few of the screw holes didn't line up. Some of the screws looked used with the heads stripped out of them. The rigging for this boat is not very good either. The ends have crimp conections with adjustments at the bottom. I had two (2) of my adjustment ends pull apart. Thankfully I have a welder and was able to fix them. The spreader bars and crane on top of the mast are plastic. I will be interested to see how long...Continue Reading
Posted by mlilasic | Yesterday @ 05:38 PM | 840 Views
Review (ip) of ImmersionRC Tramp HV 6-18V 5.8GHz 1mW to>600mW Video Transmitter International Version V2

Tramp HV just came for my 6S build.

I will be using this 6S compatible components:
  • Kakute F4 AIO v2 - product link
  • 2207 1700kv motors designed specific for 6S - product link
  • Gaoneng GNB 1100mAh 6S 130C 22.2V Li-on Lipo Battery XT60 - product link
  • X-Racer Quadrant 2-6S 35A 32Bit BLHeli_32 Dshot1200 ESCs - product link
  • ImmersionRC Tramp HV 5-18V 5.8GHz 1mW to>600mW VTX International Version V2 - product link

Build quality of VTX seams great.

Weight is only 9g:

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Posted by Jon.M.Barter | Yesterday @ 05:26 PM | 846 Views
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Posted by Tazkiller85 | Yesterday @ 04:35 PM | 912 Views
Yep Les Amis,
Dans la famille MJX, je demande le B3 PRO !!! Je vous présente aujourd'hui le BUGS 3 PRO de chez MJXRC. Un appareil polyvalent dédié à la prise de vue, car vous pourrez soit le commandé tout équippé avec sa caméra 1080p, soit le prendre seul et installer votre propre caméra dans le support fourni. Son application très complète et efficace vous permet plusieurs modes de vol comme le Follow Me, le Mode Circle et un mode Dessin (Way-points) . La communication bi-directionnelle vous évitera de perdre votre appareil car dans tous les cas, l'engin reviendra à son point de décollage, même si vous avez désactivé le vol avec GPS . Précis, sécurisant et stable, il sera très facile à prendre en main si vous êtes débutant . Dans la prochaine vidéo, je vous montrerai bien sur, le BUGS 3 PRO, en pleine action ...

MJX BUGS 3 PRO Déballage et mise en route / MJX PARTY !!! (22 min 20 sec)

NOTATAZ : 16.5/20 Pas MAL mais Pas Irréprochable !

NIVEAU : Débutants
Les + : Stable, Bon positionnement GPS, Modes de vol fonctionnels
Les - : Vidéo Saccadée (25fps), Autonomie moyenne .

Les produits présentés sont visibles ici (en cliquant sur ces liens vous soutenez ma chaîne) Merci à vous :

- Site MJXRC : : http://www.mjxrc.net/
- Support caméra pour Onepa X2000 : https://goo.gl/S31C7G
- ONEPAA X2000 Caméra : https://goo.gl/ZecQuZ

Mon matériel :
- Caméra GIT2P (casquette) : https://goo.gl/auJNu2
- Stabilisateur smartphone ZHIYUN SMOOTH Q...Continue Reading
Posted by kydawg1 | Yesterday @ 03:31 PM | 949 Views
Posted by mwhidden | Yesterday @ 03:09 PM | 954 Views
This is the 2nd post in my build log for the Mark's Models Wanderer balsa glider kit.

With some help from my daughter, we have built the outer panel of the left wing. Most of these ribs needed their tails trimmed a bit to fit, and one was about 1/32" short at the leading edge. I used a bit of epoxy there to bridge the gap, but I feel like there should be a better way.

Raising the tip to 3 3/8" above the table, it was glued into place and looks pretty good. I applied the 1/16" balsa sheet to the three inner ribs (my first ever balsa sheeting... it turned out pretty good I think). Next, the bottom sheeting needs to be applied to the three root ribs, and the wing tip and wing root need to be sanded flat. Then it will be time to work on the right wing.

I'm bringing this wing to my local RC club meeting for their review and comments/advice.
Posted by Absaroka | Yesterday @ 12:36 PM | 1,052 Views
Lot of folks having trouble bending the stock tail wheel. So, replaced mine with a 30cc carbon fiber one. -Drill three holes --cut to size--shorten tension springs and install. Works like a charm and it's not going to bend.