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Posted by Fitz Walker | Mar 02, 2017 @ 03:37 PM | 1,312 Views
See how to turn up the CrazE wing to 11
CrazE-er Wing Modifications | HobbyView (8 min 0 sec)

Posted by Fitz Walker | Jan 18, 2017 @ 09:24 AM | 1,142 Views
I take the new Hacker Vector for a spin:
Hacker Vector Flight Review | HobbyView (7 min 26 sec)

Posted by Fitz Walker | Dec 04, 2016 @ 08:44 PM | 1,365 Views
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Posted by Fitz Walker | Aug 24, 2016 @ 03:51 PM | 1,832 Views
Plastic airplanes really do fly! I review the Hog Wild electric combat plane.
Hog Wild ARF Electric Combat | HobbyView (7 min 30 sec)

Posted by Fitz Walker | Jul 04, 2016 @ 01:23 PM | 13,997 Views
For the first time, I take the new Rise RXD250 ultra-durable racing quad out for some through the trees flying. Take a look to see how I do.
RXD 250 FPV Racer Flight Review and Bash 'n Crash | HobbyView (8 min 8 sec)

Posted by Fitz Walker | May 02, 2016 @ 11:49 AM | 3,484 Views
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Posted by Fitz Walker | Nov 05, 2015 @ 01:50 PM | 3,388 Views
Hi All. I'm giving away a Revell Nano Hexagon multirotor this month.
Take a look at our video for contest details :

HobbyView Revell Nano Hexagon Giveaway (4 min 28 sec)

Posted by Fitz Walker | Sep 01, 2015 @ 08:55 PM | 4,279 Views
HobbyView Tactic TTX850 Giveaway Contest (2 min 1 sec)


Ends Sept 14th
Posted by Fitz Walker | Jul 30, 2015 @ 08:29 AM | 3,459 Views
I'm giving away a Vista BL glider to promote my new RC related youtube channel.

Watch the video to see how to enter:

HobbyView R/C Model Giveaway (2 min 9 sec)


Only two days left to enter!
Posted by Fitz Walker | Mar 21, 2014 @ 08:46 PM | 4,589 Views
Took an old House of Balsa A-7 Corsair II kit and heavily bashed it into a stand-way-off-scale F-8 Crusader.

Paint scheme is from the Anime "Area 88". Decals from Callie Graphics.

Here is the build log.

Notable changes:
- Lengthened fuselage
- Installed retracts
- Converted to electric
- Made into pusher
- Added flaps
- Working variable incidence wing lift!
Posted by Fitz Walker | Sep 14, 2008 @ 09:21 AM | 9,786 Views
I live in south Houston (commonly called the Clear Lake area), very close to the Johnson Space center. Galveston is about a 30 min. drive to the south.

Yesterday I ventured out a little to assess the damage in our area and to see what stores were open. As expected very few commercial operations were doing business, the very few that were (a HEB grocery store with a power generator and a local Pizza place that had power) had long lines to get in.

Damage looked mostly cosmetic. Lots of fallen trees and tree debris. Very little flooding in my area, but other parts of Houston are starting to flood now that a thunderstorm is passing through....Continue Reading
Posted by Fitz Walker | May 13, 2007 @ 08:01 PM | 12,246 Views
The Eastern division of the SAE model heavy lift competition was just recently held in Ft. Worth, TX. I took the opportinuty to participate in helping out with photographing the event with Raymond Cervantes who has additional photos on his website, along with a DVD video he is making available of the event.

For those not familiar with this event. It is a multi-national event held in the US for students to build a model airplane and attempt to lift as much weight as possible. There are several classes ranging from small electric to large multi-engined, with the standard, single engine class being the most restrictive in the rules. More info scan be seen at the SAE website .

This year had teams come as far as Poland (which did very well) and South America (Brazil cleaned up). It is always fascinating to see the different designs that participate in the event. And it is never dull with each flight a likely disaster. In the standard class, the winning model lifted 31.7 lbs (14.4 Kg.) using a stock O.S. .61 engine.
Posted by Fitz Walker | May 30, 2006 @ 10:13 PM | 11,863 Views
Galviston, TX, has a rather nice air museum. Some unusual and rare aircraft, many of which are still in flying condition.