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Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 07, 2006 @ 10:14 PM | 6,711 Views
Well, it flew, just needs a slight bit of tweeking. Its a bit nose heavy and could use some more power. So, I'll put a brushless outrunner in the nose and a slightly bigger battery on the tail. It will fly well, just gotta get it dialed in.

Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 06, 2006 @ 09:26 PM | 7,150 Views
Inroducing, Ms. Isle. Made from a Ultracote tube, speed 400 and some FFF.

Wonder where this thing should balance at! Who knows. If it lives long enough for me to find out, I'll let ya know. Flight report after an attempt is made.
Posted by lmopar69 | Oct 02, 2006 @ 12:56 PM | 8,085 Views
Here is quick pic of my M2 from Ohio Combat. Has a Hacker B-20 26L on it with a 3S 1200. 75mph top speed level, so far. Great little wing.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 26, 2006 @ 05:18 PM | 6,984 Views
I stuck 16 LEDs inside a Super Fly to make the SUPER BRIGHT SUPER FLY. Should be no problem to see at night.

Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 22, 2006 @ 05:36 PM | 7,769 Views
Here it is with the paint. hard to see the details but you get the idea.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 22, 2006 @ 01:37 AM | 6,314 Views
Here is my latest build, with no paint or prettys installed yet. Theres a video of the maiden in the video gallery.

Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 18, 2006 @ 07:29 AM | 6,619 Views
Here are a couple pics of a plane I made about a year ago. RIP Kamikaze.
Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 07, 2006 @ 11:15 PM | 8,564 Views
80 was close enough for now... it will go faster later. Gotta work out some more bugs I guess.

Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 01, 2006 @ 03:11 PM | 6,561 Views
Here is me getting silly with my stock Super Fly on a 3S 2100.


Posted by lmopar69 | Sep 01, 2006 @ 11:31 AM | 6,503 Views
This is my 12 year old neighbor kid filming my Zagnutz and my buddies Super Fly. He did a really good job too!


Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 30, 2006 @ 07:10 PM | 6,886 Views
Heres "My Big Nutz" with my hotty wife, Kristy. Too rainy to fly, so may as well take pics!
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 29, 2006 @ 12:42 AM | 6,537 Views
Here is a quick video we made of me and my buddy Jay flying the OH-058 a few weeks ago. We are now flying UH-60 Blackhawks. We will be done with flight school in about 2 months and heading off to our new units to fly fly and fly some more!!!! Dont hate! Enjoy!

Oh, the 2nd half of the video is basic "Army recruiting type" video. the first half us me and Jay.


Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 28, 2006 @ 07:44 AM | 6,473 Views
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 28, 2006 @ 01:12 AM | 6,224 Views
Well, I got a couple of videos of my Big Nutz tonight. Flew excellent!!! I think I will back the CG up from 12" to 13". Should be better then. Man that 10x8 nitro prop sounds viscous! Now I just need a bigger motor that can actually handle it. Any suggestions for a motor that will spin a 10x8 or 11x8 nitro prop at under 40 amps?

As for the videos, once I figure out how to edit quicktime crap I will be able to make the files a little smaller. I use "Movie Maker" and it wont import quicktime from my wifes camera. Any help on this? Anyone?

Anyway, enjoy.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 27, 2006 @ 07:40 PM | 6,368 Views
Its done, except for prettying it up some and flying. Sooo, were going out to test fly it in a few minutes. Test glides in the back yard seem perfect, so all should be right with the world!

Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 27, 2006 @ 04:09 PM | 6,407 Views
My latest build... an 76" wing "Big Nutz". Hope to have it done tonight. It has LEDs in it on top, bottom, front and back. Then I put some whistles my wife got me into the wings (whistles not shown). More to follow



Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 18, 2006 @ 10:15 PM | 6,400 Views
Well, here is my first flat plate 3D type foamy that 9LIVES1968 gave me. First couple flights were pretty cool. I never thought this type of plane would fly so well. Had lots of fun with it, until I was inverted over the neighbors house, the motor cut off because the battery was getting low. I lowered the throttle to reset it, and when I increased power again it slammed nose first into the roof of a carport. Dont think its too fixable this time.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 15, 2006 @ 11:13 PM | 6,669 Views
Added landing gear and a pilot to the Corsair. Still flys beautifully. Nice little plane just to float around with.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 13, 2006 @ 02:23 PM | 6,113 Views
Over-powered by a 400XT and modified to ailerons and elevator, hope to fly it later today. Thanks to my little buddy Kameron for helping with the color, and to my niece Ryann for modeling it.
Posted by lmopar69 | Aug 12, 2006 @ 12:32 AM | 6,464 Views
Heres my wifes Twinstar II I just built her. It the replacement for her Easy Star that the ground reached up and grabbed. This one is powered by a 3S 3200, two BP-21s, with Master Airscrew 8x4 props, 2 - 18A Dynam controllers.

We still have some paint work to be done on it, but its getting there.

Did the maiden for her today. Very nice flyer. Plenty of power. She will do fine with it.