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Posted by Get Real | Jun 08, 2017 @ 01:26 AM | 3,102 Views
Been messing with the rc cars lately and wanted to do some jumps.

Cutback SCT 4x4 And Associated Truggy Ramp Testing! (2 min 4 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 08, 2016 @ 01:42 PM | 4,566 Views
Put a couple flights on the new simplecopter t copter v2.0. Flying on gem fans and 4s but found enough hk sf 8x4.5s for the next flight. With the new duraboom there are no concerns at all of breaking the tail boom... Its tough as nails. Sleeker design,less drag in the air and more durable tail,More info HERE.

Simplecopter T Copter V2.0 First Flights (5 min 46 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 22, 2016 @ 09:46 AM | 5,703 Views
The simplecopters are always fun but the mini t is even more fun with new props and batterys.

Simplecopter Mini T-Copter Trying New Props (3 min 59 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 20, 2016 @ 02:09 AM | 4,602 Views
This was a complete rtf package that did what it advertised. Camera ships are pretty tame but the autel x-star premium had a little get up and go in advanced mode but can fly very tame for beginners as well.

Autel X Star Premium Camera Drone Review - Big Squid RC (2 min 4 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Sep 14, 2016 @ 05:12 AM | 5,071 Views
Got some new gear for this one finally and tinkered with the flip 1.5 board a little. The RCMC bl heli 4 in 1 esc is a big improvement,new motors to but still need to get some 1300 packs for it and a naze 32 eventually should really pep up the handling and response. Really starting to like these minis lately!

MultiRC HMB 235 V1 Time For A New Flight Controller (2 min 20 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Aug 31, 2016 @ 07:43 AM | 5,761 Views
Getting some flying in.

Hitec Quad Racer 280 FPV LOS Flying (3 min 6 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jul 07, 2016 @ 02:37 AM | 5,358 Views
Had a chance to fly over the weekend and brought the T-copter with. Running shorter arms on it and 3s. Have to get it out again soon on 4s so its a little quicker.

Simplecopter T-Copter Short Arms 3s Lipo (3 min 0 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 14, 2016 @ 11:22 PM | 5,692 Views
Video from the record jump contest I attended. Multiple shots and some quad footage really gives you an idea of the distance a rc car can cover flying off a ramp when rc car guys really go big as well as the record breaking 262 foot jump.

Record Breaking RC Long Jumps - Big Squid RC (3 min 33 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 09, 2016 @ 02:45 AM | 6,472 Views
A little breezy out but got a flight in at the field.

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium Dual Perspective Flight (2 min 43 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 07, 2016 @ 10:48 PM | 7,420 Views
First flight with this one,Manual flight until I get it to the field and calibrate the GPS to try that out.

Autel Robotics X-Star Premium First Flight ATTI Mode (4 min 49 sec)

Posted by Get Real | May 16, 2016 @ 09:10 PM | 5,717 Views
As some of you know I help out with car and aircraft oriented stuff over at BigSquidRc when I can. This weekend I was able to witness a rc car record being smashed. Think of watching QQ or Andrew jesky flying for the first time when you were learning to fly planes and how much you were taken back by what you seen those guys do with rc planes. Even though I've run cars for years my jaw dropped and it was difficult to comprehend what I was seeing and filming as it happened. Hucking a rc car well beyond 200 feet and landing is something you just have to see to believe. To put it into perspective.. The Bigfoot monster truck set a record for jumping a bit over 200 feet and over a passenger jet. An rc car went well beyond that distance and could of easily cleared a 747's wingspan. Congratulations to Paul Bludgen from Midlothian IL on breaking the record. Video coming soon but for some pics and more info check out the write up at
Posted by Get Real | Feb 26, 2016 @ 03:17 PM | 5,905 Views
Some video from various flights with the chroma.

Blade Chroma (3 min 5 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Feb 13, 2016 @ 03:26 PM | 6,256 Views
Quick flight at the river.. 16 degrees out,clear sky's and sun have been few and far between.

Blade Chroma Fox River (1 min 31 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jan 24, 2016 @ 04:30 PM | 7,011 Views
Looking forward to spring.. 27 degrees and windy will have to do for now.

Blade Chroma Flight At Field (3 min 19 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Nov 10, 2015 @ 03:36 AM | 7,246 Views
Having a little four wheeled fun.

Tower Hobbies Cutback Brushless 4WD SCT RTR (2 min 13 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Oct 22, 2015 @ 07:49 PM | 7,007 Views
Flew a couple packs last week.

T Copter At Field.. Crash (4 min 0 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 12, 2015 @ 04:28 AM | 8,482 Views
Really digging the new mini t-copter. Need to get this one and the new quad out to the field for more room to fly.

Simplecopter New Mini T-Copter (3 min 30 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 09, 2015 @ 05:02 PM | 7,933 Views
Made the landing gear for use with a gimbal. Qucik flight in the yard to check set up.

Simplecopter New Quad (2 min 8 sec)

Posted by Get Real | Jun 03, 2015 @ 03:56 AM | 8,001 Views
Some durability testing.

MultiRC HMB 235 Quad Durability (2 min 19 sec)