RC History - 2008 to present day
Spring 2008 - purchased HZ Supercub
Summer 2008 - converted to using 1300 and 1500 lipos
Christmas 2008 - purchased Spektrum DX6i with AR6200
Winter 2009 - converted SC to Spektrum with AR6200 and Eagle 30A brushed ESC
Spring 2009 - added ailerons with HXT900s
Spring 2009 - purchased PZ Trojan and second AR6200
Summer 2009 - converted SC to brushless Turnigy 2217-16 with SS 30A ESC
Summer 2009 - added HZ SC floats
Summer 2009 - after major T-28 repair replaced motor with Turnigy SK35-36 910kV, then Gold 35-36 1100kV, then settled SK 35-30 1100kV as the right power combination for my flying style / ability
Autumn 2009 - purchased lot of 3 x PZ Mustang Gunflghters as parts from crash warranty returns. Two good stock motors and two AR500s. Built 2 P51s working, one with Corsair landing gear.
Autumn 2009 - joined GTAEF Sunday flying meets in Toronto. Great bunch of guys and loving sharing the fun with others.
Winter 2010 - purchased additional SC fuselage and tail to build second 'stock' SC using original wing and motor. Purchased AR6110e
Spring 2010 - started to build last Mustang, with custom Canadian Maple Leaf paint job. Expect to use SK 35-30 1400kV motor for additional speed. Purchased AR500 for this build.
Spring 2010 - major T-28 crash, snapped motor shaft and destroyed fuselage. Replaced fuselage and motor, etc... (delaying P51 build).
Spring 2010 - added 1400kV motor to the first Mustang (without landing gear) - woo hoo!!
Summer 2010 - lots of crashes and repairs to the mustangs... lost orientation, changing DX6i model mid flight !!!, etc...
Fall 2010 - Successfully tested OrangeRX 6 channel receivers.
Fall 2010 - My son (James aged 8) started joining me fly and fly the stock Camo Supercub very well. Lands better than I can !! It's a real joy to fly together.
Late Fall 2010 - Survived another season with all planes still flying!!
Winter 2010 - Santa (CanadaPost) brings an HK Durafly Spitfire 1.4m for Christmas a little early. Joy to the World!!
Last edited by Toppers; Dec 03, 2010 at 09:20 AM.
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