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Nov 01, 2010, 05:39 PM
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Hangar 9 Twin Otter


This plane is great. Lots of fligths on it and always fun to fly. I could shoot landings all day with it. A little detailing and it will look superb ! Here is a vid of it:

Joyride (5 min 25 sec)
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Nov 01, 2010, 06:00 PM
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Beautiful plane and VERY nice vid! This is the sort of video editing I want to do when I grow up. I especially liked the shots looking out over the nose from inside the spooky empty flight deck...Sort of Twilight Zone -ish.
Nov 01, 2010, 08:03 PM
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GREAT job to you.And Hanger 9
Nov 01, 2010, 08:11 PM
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Thanks for posting the video, very well done. Interested to know what you chose for powerplant and why, what other options you looked at and overall weight.
Nov 02, 2010, 09:13 AM
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Thank you all guys ! Blade head, you're right the cockpit view is a little bit spooky, could also come from Stephen King's "The langoliers"

tobermei:

For motors I chose E Flite power 25's and 40 amps esc's. Works very well, scale "turbine" sound (at least on the ground), and also vibration free. That is a plus since I wanted to shoot lots of aerial footage with the plane.

Also, I am really tired of glow residue and benn flying electric for some years now. Other option would have been 36's glow, but not for me. AUW is 12 pounds. Very, very nice flyer.

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Nov 02, 2010, 02:29 PM
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This is the sort of video editing I want to do when I grow up
Aren't you "growned up" enough

Like your C-47 ! And your rolling wheels view of your F-15 !
Nov 03, 2010, 05:50 PM
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Aren't you "growned up" enough

Like your C-47 ! And your rolling wheels view of your F-15 !
Grown up? Heh-heh, naaah that's just a state of mind. Thanks about my vids. It's almost as much fun making them as it is flying in them.
Nov 03, 2010, 09:58 PM
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Totally ! Making vids about the hobby is a hoby in itself. Love the editing and playing with music theme and all. FPV is the next thing for me. But although it seems simple, the learning curve is stiff. I'm learning fast though, much motivation

Have you ever thought about building the Top Flite DC-3 ? It looks like fun !
Nov 04, 2010, 10:18 PM
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Totally ! Making vids about the hobby is a hoby in itself. Love the editing and playing with music theme and all. FPV is the next thing for me. But although it seems simple, the learning curve is stiff. I'm learning fast though, much motivation

Have you ever thought about building the Top Flite DC-3 ? It looks like fun !
Maybe someday...Sure like my Dynam Skybus C-47 though.
Nov 24, 2010, 04:09 AM
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Wow that video was amazing ! I really enjoyed it. the undercarriage views and the cockpit were really interesting. Also you have a beautiful flying club !
I bet you could sell this as a promotional video to Hanger9
Nov 24, 2010, 01:58 PM
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In all modesty, I tought of sending it to them, but I posted it on the H9 TO forum. thnaks for your comments. You can see other videos I made with the plane on vimeo. Here is one I made to capture some FPV like footage. I really dig FPV and as you saw in Art tread, I will be buying my FPV stuff soon (hope for xmas).

Highs and lows (3 min 30 sec)

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