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Posted by Barney Boy | Oct 07, 2013 @ 07:13 PM | 4,106 Views
This video has some great 3-D flying in it. these guys rock...

The RC Madtricks (22 min 44 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 28, 2013 @ 09:05 AM | 4,207 Views

Here is a video my buddy made from some of this summers flying at our clubs. It will put a smile on your face...
Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 27, 2013 @ 07:51 AM | 3,965 Views
I was just wondering if anyone out there is like me, This hobby seemes to be more of an addiction to me, than a hobby. I eat, sleep, and think about aircraft all the time. I fly most every day, as well as work in the shop most every morning. I can't even remember what it was like before this all started. So my question is: Is this a Hobby or an Addiction.
Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 24, 2013 @ 07:39 AM | 4,439 Views
With all the rain around here, I have been busy in the shop this week . I decided to make a plane to help support the Oregon Ducks. It is patterend after the Hobby Lobby Hot Rod Mini. I think it turned out okay.
Posted by Barney Boy | Sep 02, 2013 @ 10:43 PM | 4,749 Views
watch this guy throw it down...I want to fly like that...
Posted by Barney Boy | Aug 19, 2013 @ 10:09 AM | 6,697 Views
So we did some night flying at the Electric Goose event this year. We flew several fomies and one guy had a Quad. We had a blast flying in the open field I even flew one of my F-22's. Some of the aircraft didn't make it all night. all and all it was a blast..
Posted by Barney Boy | Aug 10, 2013 @ 08:30 AM | 3,909 Views
It's that time of year again. Check out the cool trailer on the flyer.

See you there.....
Posted by Barney Boy | Aug 09, 2013 @ 10:06 AM | 3,944 Views
WOW 15,000 visits to my blog...jeez who would have ever guessed.
Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 29, 2013 @ 09:49 AM | 4,605 Views
Well I think I found my plane. I ran into Michael Holaman this weekend. I told him about my Edge locking out on me and he said he would sell me this Extreme Flight Extra 300 50cc. here is a video of it in action.

Flying the Extreme Flight 88'' Extra 300 (HD) (7 min 10 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 15, 2013 @ 07:22 PM | 4,116 Views
So this is a video one of our club members made for our up comming event. John P. has a nack for this kinda of stuff, he allways has a camera in hand. Anyways check this out it's great.
Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 13, 2013 @ 09:26 AM | 4,171 Views
We had our monthley meeting and one of our pilots recorded some of the fun.
Posted by Barney Boy | Jul 06, 2013 @ 08:23 AM | 4,707 Views
Try Try again. Well a good buddy of mine set me up with a loaner plane untill I can get a replacment 50cc. airframe. It has really helped ease the pain of loosing my Edge540t. I am so very lucky to be involved with such a great club. These guys are the best. Thank you so much Bill. (You the man). We will take her out and trim it on Monday, provided the wind stays calm.
Posted by Barney Boy | Jun 30, 2013 @ 09:39 AM | 4,283 Views
After a year of working on this airplane it all came to a end on Sat. I got it running preaty good and decided to give it a go. So down the runway it went, liftoff a couple seconds later the radio lost contact with the plane. OMG it's on it's own. no control at all, the damn thing went up and looped twice then it went down. thank god it went down where it did and no one or any property got hurt. Turns out last week I lost a plane on the same radio, and I thought it was the reciver in the plane or the ESC. I have used this radio many times and have not had any probs with it. So I assumed it was the reciver. I should have range tested it before flying the Edge. I feel so bad I am almost SICK no crap...I am sitting here trying to decide whether or not to even continue in this hobby. I know it is part of the game to lose a plane once in a while, but this plane was my all. I'm pissed. my wife is pissed and I just don't know if I can continue with the giant scale stuff...The problem is once you get the taste it's hard to scale back down.

I think it's time to get my drunk on...
Posted by Barney Boy | Jun 01, 2013 @ 09:04 PM | 4,445 Views
Well it had to happen... I muffed a landing. What happened is I took off and I guess my tail wheel caught part of the mat runway and it broke off leaving just a 1 inch stub hanging, so I decided to kill the engine on the landing so it would not do as much dammage to the plane or the runway. As I reached to hit the kill I bumped the high rate switch and the plane droped out of the sky from about 4 feet or so. As a result I had to take the plane home in two peices. it sat for a couple of weeks and then I cut into her. to make a long story short., she is ready for her re-maiden. hope it flys like it did...
Posted by Barney Boy | Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:28 AM | 5,199 Views
I reposted so I could move this video up in my blog. It's that good.

Stunt Planes in HD (3 min 46 sec)

Posted by Barney Boy | Mar 26, 2013 @ 09:40 AM | 5,346 Views
So I'm at the field when Homer jumps in the Extra 260 and said he wanted to fly it , so I let him. When he landed he had to change his shorts. I got to say he flies like he stole it. DOH!!!
Posted by Barney Boy | Mar 02, 2013 @ 09:01 AM | 5,571 Views
Well yesterday I took a couple of planes and tried some indoor flying with some of the guys in my club. We get a gym once a week for an hour, so I decided what the heck. I got to say it's not as easy as it looks. First off you need to stay on the stick all the time when flying, also if you need to do some trimming it is very hard due to the fact things happen very fast indoors. you almost need to hover to trim your plane. I was flying the 32" Yak and the 36" Extra, I really don't like flying inside, just not for me. I am not knocking it or anything, It's just not my bag of tea. I did have a great time hanging with the guys for a bit.
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 27, 2013 @ 08:26 PM | 5,440 Views
Ok so I decided to make a Sbach out of the Dollar Tree stuff. here is the result...
I flew it today and I just love it. One of the best Dollar Tree planes I have built yet..
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 25, 2013 @ 09:46 AM | 4,926 Views
So I decided to start Flying some IMAC this year, I will be trying the Basic catagory to get my feet wet. I will also spend a day at the Judging school so I can get an idea of what they will be looking for. I am lucky enough to have several pilots around me that already fly IMAC so I will be spending some time with them as well. I will be flying my 55cc. EDGE 540t as my main plane with the 44"Extra 260 as my back up. So I have the 2013 pattern downloaded and have started spending time on the sticks in the shop on the sim. I should have it memorized in a week or so. This is the reason I got into RC flying, well this and Freestyle. I hope to meet as many of you I can when I attend the events. I posted some pics enjoy...It's off to IMAC....
Posted by Barney Boy | Feb 20, 2013 @ 10:23 AM | 5,086 Views
The last plane I spent some time on this week is the Extre 260 by E-Flight. What can I say this thing is going to be one of the best planes in the hanger when it's all done. I picked up a few parts I needed to finish her up, so I am hopeing this next week I can work on it again. The wingspan is 43" and it calls for the park 480 series of motors. The over all weight should come in around 28-30oz. with the batt. I'll be running the 12" prop on it.