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Posted by HugoCraft | Dec 24, 2010 @ 07:01 PM | 8,553 Views
I got (2) flights in today with the buck huck. First flight I had the turnigy cam inside the cockpit but it wasn't that great since looking through the canopy is blurry. So second flight I clipped the cam to my coat. I edited just the 3d parts or where you could see the plane.

3dhs 41" Edge 3D'ing Around on X-mas Eve (1 min 57 sec)

Posted by HugoCraft | Oct 27, 2010 @ 10:55 PM | 9,871 Views
Some new videos from the past weeks

3DHS 70" Slick with DLE-30 Gas Engine (9 min 36 sec)


T-Rex 600N flying (8 min 20 sec)
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Posted by HugoCraft | Jun 15, 2010 @ 06:12 PM | 8,185 Views
Just an old 600N Pro with metal grips. I bought it used a while back and the photos are from a charity airshow that the club puts on every year. This is my first nitro heli and the biggest one I've ever owned.
Posted by HugoCraft | May 05, 2010 @ 10:56 PM | 8,578 Views
The opinions and views expressed in the interviews and/or commentaries are solely of the individuals and are not the views of 3DHS, its parent, affiliate, or subsidiary companies.

I shot these video's from my nikon strapped to the bill of my hat since I don't have hardly any decent video's of my flying. My girlfriend is behind me so thats who I'm talking to in the videos and the reason for the warning. You might find some funny especially in the second video but was cut short due to running out of memory.

3DHS 51" AJ Slick (4 min 48 sec)

3DHS 51" AJ Slick (4 min 11 sec)
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Posted by HugoCraft | May 03, 2010 @ 03:10 PM | 7,879 Views
Align 450Pro Scropion -6 (4 min 33 sec)

RAW Undeited shot from a nikon strapped to the bill of my hat. Works okay but the heli climbs out of frame since I don't move my head up but just my eyes. Next time I'll move the camer angle hig

Align 450 Pro w/ stock servos and 750 gyro but tail servo is boom mounted. Scorpion -6 motor with scorpion 55amp ESC but using a seperate 6v BEC. KBDD 450 set which is paddles, dampners, and tail blades. Curtis Youngblood Radix blades and Fusuno canopy from helidirect. 3s1p 2250mAh 40C Rhino Lipo battery. DX7 w/ AR6100.
Posted by HugoCraft | Jan 01, 2010 @ 10:01 AM | 8,910 Views
I'm going to try out the IMAC stuff this year but won't have a big plane. Instead I'm planning on using the new 70" slick on gas

Totally new to IMAC but made a list of events I would like to go attend. Tried to limit it to a 3hr drive (based on google maps) from Louisville, KY minus the regional championships.

4/16-North Central Judging Seminar (3hrs)
5/29-Columbus 10th Annual IMAC Challenge (3hrs)
6/26-6th Annual Southern Ohio IMAC Challenge (3hrs)
7/17-Propbusters I.M.A.C. Challenge (2.5hrs)
7/31-2nd Annual Lexington Moonshine Classic (only 1hr!)
8/14-Greater Cincinnati IMAC Challenge (2hrs)
9/18-NC Regional Championships (4hrs...eek)

North Central events found at:
Posted by HugoCraft | Dec 17, 2009 @ 08:54 PM | 8,232 Views
I flew the Habu today twice!!!! I only have one battery for it and its the one that came with it so I had to cycle it at the field. This has the same setup that is called for in the BAE Hawk so I was wondering how it would do on a 3s since I could put (2) 3s1p 2250mAh 40C packs in parellel to make a 4500mah 3s pack. But it looks like these packs are perfect:

But anyways it flys great. Its my first EDF but I've flown others before though. It does knife edge really well but you have to move the right stick a little to hold it. I was more relaxed for the 2nd flight and a fellow member got it on video. The landing was soooooo perfect.

Now I just need some decent weather to get more flights on it.
Posted by HugoCraft | Sep 30, 2009 @ 11:39 PM | 8,008 Views
3DHS 51" AJ Slick and EXI450
Posted by HugoCraft | Sep 22, 2009 @ 08:08 PM | 7,879 Views
The 51" AJ Slick is my #1 favorite plane in my fleet. The EXI450 is the only CP heli I have and it rocks too. The new E-Flite Stearman is not mine but I would like to add it to my fleet.
Posted by HugoCraft | Aug 30, 2009 @ 12:08 AM | 7,168 Views
John 3D (3 min 54 sec)

Posted by HugoCraft | Jul 07, 2009 @ 09:44 PM | 7,475 Views
Posted by HugoCraft | May 16, 2009 @ 11:40 PM | 7,657 Views
I have an extra e-flite park 450 motor, 30Amp ESC, and 6100e receiver so which plane should I get??? I like aerobatics but I like scale planes too. hmmmmmmmmmmm....................
Posted by HugoCraft | May 13, 2009 @ 12:11 PM | 7,325 Views
My Current Setup (5-11-09):
Curtis Youngblood Radix Cosflaw 325mm Carbron Fiber Blades,
Metal Head and Tail (Stock),
Carbon Fiber Frame (Stock),
Stock Fiberglass Canopy but with Align Stickers,
Hitec HS-65MG's on Swash,
Align 430L Brushless Inrunner,
Align BL35G 35Amp ESC running servos at 5V,
Align Blue Main Gear,
JR7703D Gyro,
JR3500G Tail Servo,

Running on 3S1P ZIPPY Flightmax 2200mAh 25C through an AR6100e from a DX7
Posted by HugoCraft | Apr 28, 2009 @ 11:29 AM | 7,514 Views
Be sure to watch them in high quality.
EXI450 (Trex450 Clone) (5 min 18 sec)

Blade 400 (3 min 38 sec)
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Posted by HugoCraft | Apr 24, 2009 @ 10:29 AM | 7,592 Views
I can get both of my helicopter's to easily fit in my EXI case. With the case empty I put a flashlight in the helicopter cutout then placed 3 pieces of paper tapped together on top of the hole. The flashlight outlined the cutout so I just roughly traced the outline on to the paper. Cut out the template then rotated it 180 degrees and placed it on the other side of the case. Then after googling how to cut foam the best and easiest way I found for this type of foam was to use an electric turkey cutter. I pinned the template down where ever I could then held turkey cutter as close to vertical as possible and let it do the work. Removed the pieces and they both fit on the first try. These are my 2 main helicopters and I already have a case for my TX and a ammo box for my lipo's so I didn't need the stock slots.
Posted by HugoCraft | Apr 23, 2009 @ 01:05 PM | 6,551 Views
I'm an airplane guy with too many helicopters.

1.) Got the mCX when it came out and it's a blast. Itís great for indoors when the weather isn't good outside. I know people get bored with it but I don't since it's still a challenge to do things like for example: a nose in approach for the bar stool in one shot; backward perfect circles; nose in/out at the center of circle while sidestepping; backwards figure eights; and last my favorite is where you change the orientation every quarter of a circle where you go forward, sidestep, backwards, sidestep, then forward all while holding altitude and a constant speed.
2.) I flew the Honey Bee Fixed Pitch all winter indoors at the gym and thatís how I mastered hovering and basic forward flight. I've flown it outside a few times but it has to be low winds. I remember first starting out with the training gear taking off and doing everything I could to hover in a square yard. Then after that thinking Iíll never get hovering nose in. I'm glad I did the fixed pitch stage but haven't flown it since it started to get warm and the indoor flying ended.
3.) I built the Honey Bee King 2 from an ARF since I already had most of the electronics and as a away to learn basic setups. The transition to a collective pitch was easy and I flew it a couple dozen times before a light crash. Did my first helicopter loop and roll with it. But itís so upgrade there arenít much stock parts on it. Now I need to make rrom for my 2 new heliís...Continue Reading