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Posted by moxjett | Dec 02, 2021 @ 08:16 PM | 14,788 Views
Flight footage of the Freewing F-5XL Delta

Freewing F-5XL Delta Wing (2 min 28 sec)

Posted by moxjett | Dec 02, 2021 @ 08:13 PM | 14,870 Views
I liked the Freewing F-5 jet, but it was to small for my aging eyes so I decided to convert it to have delta wings.
Posted by moxjett | Mar 29, 2021 @ 08:44 AM | 10,522 Views
I found three awesome delta planes at an estate sale this weekend. Two Balsa USA Force Oneís and a Delta Vortex. I love delta airplanes.
Posted by moxjett | Dec 21, 2020 @ 10:04 AM | 13,748 Views
Painted my backup Freewing Avanti S to be a somewhat fluorescent green color.
Posted by moxjett | Feb 25, 2020 @ 03:01 PM | 14,063 Views
I had an issue with my Freewing 70mm F-16 jet. The nose retract stopped working and I had to land without the nose gear. I think the retracts on this jet are cheaper than some of the other jets from Freewing. I replaced mine with the Freewing F-5 nose retract that I already had. It dropped right in, but the strut was a little longer so I cut out some of the foam.
Posted by moxjett | Feb 20, 2020 @ 09:08 AM | 12,542 Views
This is the Avantiís 300th flight with only one minor crash during a crosswind landing.

Freewing Avanti S 80mm 300th Flight (3 min 32 sec)

Posted by moxjett | Sep 29, 2019 @ 05:35 PM | 11,413 Views
I liked the looks of the new Eflite Havoc, but heard about all the issues with it having unexplained crashes, so I decided to just get the fuselage parts and kit bash it. Iím a huge fan of delta planes and have created and flown several prop delta planes but never an edf one. So was the creation of the Delta Havoc. It's got all the guts of a Freewing 80mm Avanti (edf, esc, retracts, etc) and it's got Hitec servos. It's been to windy here lately, so still waiting to do the maiden....Continue Reading
Posted by moxjett | Mar 12, 2018 @ 06:45 PM | 16,817 Views
I converted my Freewing F-16 70mm to an 80mm FW F-16. I wanted more power out of this great flying jet, and tried to upgrade to an XRP 70mm 14-blade edf, that ended bad on the take-off run. Something caused it to FOD out spitting out all the blades out the back. I had an extra FW 80mm edf from an Avanti and so I decided to try this option. Everything fits back together nicely after some carving and sanding and it only gained a couple ounces. I just had to move the lipo forward a little bit and she balanced out better than I thought it would. The re-maiden went really well seen in the video below. Itís not as fast as the Avanti, but 2 to 3 times better than the 70mm stock setup. Itís exactly the performance I was looking for, so Iím very happy with the new Freewing 80mm upgrade.

Freewing 70mm F-16 Conversion to 80mm (3 min 21 sec)
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Posted by moxjett | May 14, 2014 @ 09:11 PM | 20,885 Views
New flying site today.
Posted by moxjett | Nov 13, 2013 @ 03:55 PM | 21,630 Views
I got a couple A-10 Warthog sorties in this past weekend before it got cold again. What a great flying A-10.
Posted by moxjett | Aug 11, 2013 @ 01:34 PM | 21,712 Views
My son's first flight with his Apprentice S 15e RTF with SAFE Technology. He's been practicing on my RealFlight simulator and can stay in the air using just rudder and elevator and throttle management on the Hobbico NexStar EP plane on RF, but hasn't learned to land yet or maintain a constant flight routine in the pattern, but he has fun and I don't want to discourage him. The Apprentice has three settings for training on. The first setting is for his experience in that it doesn't allow wild movements with stick movement and maintains a nice stable level flight. The SAFE system doesn't allow for much rudder movement, so I told him to use the aileron stick like he was using the rudder stick and it worked out great. The SAFE system automatically gives elevator input when the ailerons are used and my son was able to make nice slow turns with the ailerons. I really like the SAFE system to start him off on, because it allows me to relax while he flies and he becomes more relaxed in flying a real plane instead of a simulator. He likes to do loops and rolls and the SAFE system doesn't allow this on the first two settings so I take the plane up several mistake high and let him go to town on loops and rolls. When my nerves have had enough I can flip the switch back to one and he can fly on his own and I can calm my nerves.
Posted by moxjett | Jul 20, 2012 @ 08:37 AM | 25,372 Views
The maiden of my 3DHS 70" Slick went great. The only issue is the Hacker motor was squealing at low throttle. I need to change the settings on the Castle ICE 100 and that should get rid of the squeal. The Hacker A60-6XS is a very strong motor on 6S and pulls the Slick around with incredible authority.

Hacker A60-6XS
Castle ICE 100
Xoar 19x10 Prop
Castle BEC Pro
Spektrum DX8
Spektrum AR8000
Hitec HS-7955TG
Posted by moxjett | Apr 01, 2012 @ 06:30 PM | 21,906 Views
It was a beautiful day and the sun was going down. Just enough time to get a quick launch in of my son's first rocket, an Estes Maxi Alpha III rocket firing a D motor.

My Son's First Rocket Launch - 4 Years Old (2 min 33 sec)

Posted by moxjett | Mar 24, 2012 @ 08:40 PM | 21,608 Views
Great day to be out flying the Edge.

Beautiful day for flying to some Smashing Pumpkins. (6 min 19 sec)

Posted by moxjett | Feb 20, 2012 @ 02:06 PM | 25,286 Views
Got a GoPro Hero for a good price so this is my first attempt at using it as a head cam. Didn't realize the memory card was almost full so it cuts out in the middle of the flight.

Testing GoPro Head Cam on 3DHS 42" Slick (2 min 2 sec)

Posted by moxjett | Jan 14, 2012 @ 10:49 PM | 26,478 Views
I bought this E-flite Deuces Wild 25e2 ARF on ebay about a year ago. It was sold by Hobb-e-mart, an online store that sells damaged and returned items from Horizon Hobby.
Posted by moxjett | Jun 05, 2011 @ 08:14 AM | 24,160 Views
Had a great time this weekend float flying in Paola, Ks hosted by RC Barnstormers of Hillsdale, KS. I only lost one plane (E-Flite Ultra Stick 25e) due to a bad Rx, otherwise it was a perfect day of float flying. Thanks to Nathan and Carl for being my spotters. Will definitely be back next year.

Planes I took:

Plane - Float
3DHS AJ Slick 51" - Hobby King Floats for Cessan 182 1.5 meter
3DHS AJ Slick 42" - Hyperion Ultra-Light 680mm
3DHS Extra 300 SHP - Ebay Foam Floats
Great Planes Stik .60 - Stream ABS 60 Floats
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Posted by moxjett | May 20, 2011 @ 03:07 PM | 26,727 Views
Getting ready for a float fly and thought the 3DHS 51" Slick would look awesome with floats. This is the second 3DHS plane I've mounted on floats. The 47" SHP is my goto float plane right now. If the Slick performs as well as I think it will, I'll have two great float planes.
Posted by moxjett | Apr 04, 2011 @ 01:45 PM | 28,110 Views
Bought this 300SR a long time ago as a replacement for whenever my SHP went to Balsa Heaven. Well that day never came and my SHP is still going strong after 100+ flights and is now my goto float plane now. I missed flying my SHP so I decided it was time to put the 300SR in the rotation. Just have to wait for non-Gale force wind day to maiden her.
Posted by moxjett | Dec 13, 2009 @ 08:13 PM | 25,415 Views
Had tons of fun at the Wichita E-Fly this weekend. Thanks to Ken and his whole crew and to all my flying buddies for a great couple days of flying. Hope you enjoy the PbF Nate.

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