Posted by y.takahashi | Today @ 09:43 PM | 27 Views
RC model of YAMAHA's experimental hydrofoil OU32 manufactured in 2008.
At the time of production, it was only possible to sail in a straight line, but in 2020 this year, the hydrofoil system was completely refurbished to enable free turning movement as it surfaced. Its appearance is like a fighter running on the surface of the water.
YAMAHA OU32 Reborn ! (2 min 48 sec)

Posted by Jack Crossfire | Today @ 08:25 PM | 173 Views
2 full days of soldering yielded the fully wired truck with mockup of the user interface panel. A mane power switch was deemed essential, given the number of servo & bluetooth radio glitches which require resets. The mane power switch doesn't cut off the 2nd battery, though. The 2nd battery feeds in through the accessory connector & the hope was to rarely have a 2nd battery.

The user interface panel was envisioned hanging off the cargo area, encapsulating all the LEDs, radios, & switches. It eventually should also contain the debug header. It was a complicated wiring job.
Posted by old4570 | Today @ 05:07 PM | 490 Views
XK A430 did not die today (7 min 18 sec)

That gyro Blows !

Calibrating the gyro does nothing !
I kept raising the nose higher an higher and zip / nada / zero effect on the A430 hunting the ground .
Really is challenging to fly a model when it hunts terrible firmness .

More problems !
Those foam hinges are giving up .. I had to use a fair amount of tape to fix the issue ..
I would recommend taping them before flying , especially as I have only flown twice now .

Why do I keep getting rubbish XK planes .. I have 4 and every one has had issues ( PROBLEMS ) .
And looks like this XK A430 is not the exception to this troubling trend .
I dare say this will be my last XK product . I think XK has gone out of it's way to earn some distain ! ( Well done )
Posted by kopterheld | Today @ 03:18 PM | 604 Views
iFlight Nazgul5 V2 with XING-E 2207 1800KV 6S motors with SucceX-E F4, 45A ESC’s and improved frame, Caddx Ratel camera with 25-800mW very good video transmitter VTX.

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Above the GoPro8 camera, below the good Caddx Ratel camera

6S F4 FC with 45A Blheli_S ESC’s

The thick 6S GNB battery with 1350mAh lasts about 4min flight time

Here the 6S 2207 1800KV motors well protected with the yellow TPU

This time the iFlight propellers are yellow and good

Rear iFlight RHCP antenna

GoPro Mount here with an inclination of 30 degrees, the new iFlight GoPro Mounts are fastened with a screw and can be adjusted in angle.

Nazgul5 V2 weighs 399 grams and with the GNB battery it is 603 grams. With the GoPro 8...Continue Reading
Posted by Manudepron | Today @ 12:50 PM | 805 Views
Inspired by Peter Sripol on« Flite Test » who in 2016 cannibazed a small E Flite/Parkzone sender.... .. I decided to made my own vintage compact sender....

See my article on this website... Reading
Posted by unboxingexp | Today @ 12:01 PM | 836 Views
Upgrading an old 3d printer (5 min 26 sec)

This Ender 2 3d printer is over 3 years old now. However, I like it due to its small size. Therefore, I decided to upgrade it with the aim to make it more silent and precise. Upgrades include:
-silicone hotend sock
-borosilicate glass bed
-new springs
-heat insulation
-stepper motor damper
-TL smoother
-Noctua silent fans
-metal extruder
-Mean Well power supply
Posted by RC Roundtable | Today @ 09:23 AM | 1,256 Views
Episode 120: "Dearly Departed" is now live!

In this episode, the gang catches up on event reports, current projects, and those times when motors didn't stay attached. They chat about:
-Hangar 9 OV-10 Bronco (1:30)
-SMALL interviews (15:00)
-Fitz's Shock Cub update (24:50)
-Action Camera woes (39:40)
-Boo Boat Bash report (57:35)
-Terry's FMS CJ-6 update (1:07:50)
-Dearly departed (1:12:50)
-Single stick radio trial (1:19:23)
-Black Betty...Doculam (1:26:21)
-Lee's workbench (1:35:10)

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We would love to read your comments and ideas. Please drop us a line here, on twitter, or via email: [email protected].

You can visit our website at to listen over the web or download an MP3 of the show. Or, you can subscribe to RC Roundtable on iTunes.

We would love to read your comments and ideas. Please drop us an email: [email protected].
Posted by GroundControlRC | Today @ 08:04 AM | 1,395 Views

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Posted by PittSpecial | Today @ 07:54 AM | 1,771 Views
Hello good people,

It is very strange and amazing that I have acquired a super nice Carl Goldberg Tiger-2 (61-Inch Wing Span) from a nice gentleman locally (Used) and primarily Glow Powered back in April 2013 and it captured my eye saying to myself when in the heck I am going to get this model in the air and most importantly Electric. Well, a few days ago I finally dusted off the model and actually started on this project.

This is where it all started!

This thread is pretty much after the fact as I have already considered several Power Systems and the one that stood out was the Model Motors AXi 2826/10 with 920Kv and Castle Creations Thunderbird 36 (36-AMP). Since this is a Sport Model, I am going for Airspeed and selected the XOAR Glow wood 10 X 7 propeller that will provide a good amount of propeller RPMs using 3-Cells, 2600mAH - 3300mAH Lithium Polymer battery packs.

Glow-To-Electric Design Considerations:

This model has a very long FUSE Tail boom, however, it is not entirely solid balsa / light ply sheet with wood (Coffin) as it does have cut-out contours for weight savings but, it still has a long FUSE tail boom nonetheless. The Main Landing gear has been bent towards the rear which tells me that the model on the ground will try to tip (rotate) rearwards if you don't keep throttle or if it goes over a bump it will tend to sway rearwards as I have seen in other Glow-To-Electric conversions (Yes,...Continue Reading
Posted by Mandy Chen | Today @ 07:33 AM | 1,443 Views
Assemble Land SnaiL 930 e-board

Deack: T700 Carbon fiber
Battery: Sam sung INR18650-25R 8C Li-ion Cells 12S2P 44.4V 40A
Battery Capacity: 5Ah 222Wh
ESC: 12S 30A ESC
Hub Motor Power: 750W*2
Max load: 230KG (507lb)
Weight: 7.34KG (16.1 lb)

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Posted by Mandy Chen | Today @ 07:06 AM | 1,509 Views
Land SnaiL 930 e-board:

1. Especial snap-on for the motor and wheel, easy assembly and easy replace. 

2. Whole sealing hub motor and lock shaft to mount, sand prevention and long service life. 

3. NSK waterproof bearing, which are dedicated for heavy load motor and maintenance-free for its lifetime.

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Posted by love2flyCA | Today @ 02:51 AM | 1,792 Views
hello folks,

i have or had a nice Top Flite P-47D Thunderbolt ARF .60-.91,63" that had a mechanical failure and went nose down I am looking for a wing, or any parts available for this plane, it can be flying again if i can locate a wing or the plans for the wing to repair the damage done . anyone out there have any parts for this plane?
Posted by Catherine Chen | Today @ 02:21 AM | 1,837 Views
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Posted by | Yesterday @ 08:30 PM | 2,315 Views
The XLF F16 is a Ready To Run (RTR) 1:14 scale 4WD off road Radio-controlled racing buggy. It notably includes a very large 550 sized brushless motor and a number of 'upgrade' metal components including suspension arms and knuckles. The brushed version as reviewed here retails for around $100 and has options with one or 2 batteries.

Here is my in-depth review and comparison to the highly regarded WL Toys 144001 with which it competes:

Posted by simages | Yesterday @ 05:21 PM | 2,919 Views
After 2 separate flying days and watching a fellow club member tweak and fly this plane, I had to order it Tower Hobbies. I also; ordered the same power system as he did saving a good amount of dollars, should be under $200.

I will put up a "Build Log because there are a few things that should be identified since it's been available for for some time now. I'll start by saying that at the time of starting this post, I purchased the UPROAR V2 for $99 and went elsewhere for the Power System.

My Build Thread is HERE
Posted by BDOG1 | Yesterday @ 04:51 PM | 2,941 Views
Out to the hill today with a forecast of 12 to 13 mph and a 2 hour window of the correct wind direction .
On the way up I was greeted by 2 pairs of Red Tail Hawks cruising the slope and screeching theirs songs -a Good sign !
Once on top I was greeted with 15 gusting to around 20 -Yea !

Lately I have been on a mission to complete old projects and get my shop and bench cleared for some new ones, with today's the milder wind prediction I elected to bring out a little ship that had been collecting dust for way to long - A scratch built "Limit Ex " that I built in 2011 ...way Too long

The Limit went out first -it needed some up trim , and the aileron throws were "Very aggressive " she is a nimble little beastie
after about 5 minutes I brought her back in and programmed dual rates and a bit of expo - back out she still had a blinding roll with 60% throw but now comfortable .
Tooled around some more and brought her back in to move the battery back about 1/4 "
spot on - she flew flat in the gusts and the lulls ,flew for another 25 minutes , what neat little bird

After a brief rest I put the 1M Epee out - no surprises here ,I could elevator her up and out of sight or rip back and forth across the face of the hill
After 2hr's I was content to pack up and head back down the hill
Posted by fastmax | Yesterday @ 02:52 PM | 3,118 Views
Just finished this build today. Used this frame available on Armattan. 1-2s BetaFPV F4 FC, 0802 22,000kv ball bearing motors, NewBeeDrone AZI quad blade props, and a NewBeeDrone Goober canopy with an Inductrix AIO camera mounted in it.. This thing is a little ripper and handles great! Immediately became my favorite new micro for backyard and indoor flying.