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Feb 03, 2013, 01:38 AM
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Did it explode in flight or charging?
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Feb 03, 2013, 01:41 AM
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Plane Crash! Got punctured and started to smoke .. then flames .. than burn marks :-D
Feb 03, 2013, 09:26 AM
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Plane Crash! Got punctured and started to smoke .. then flames .. than burn marks :-D
Dude ya gotta upload it!!

Feb 03, 2013, 09:38 AM
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Dude ya gotta upload it!!

I second that
Feb 03, 2013, 10:12 AM
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ok:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJK6sGthzWA
Feb 03, 2013, 10:16 AM
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When it's on fire can you do anything like throw dirt on it or put it out?
Feb 03, 2013, 10:36 AM
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Just let it burn out .. Make sure all cells are burned
Feb 03, 2013, 11:11 AM
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keep anything else from igniting from it is all you got. The lakeside fire dept put on a demo for us and they couldn't do anything with it either

I'm flying the cinestar at sorrento from 10-12ish if anybody wants to see it
Feb 03, 2013, 11:35 AM
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awwwww private womp womp womp

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keep anything else from igniting from it is all you got. The lakeside fire dept put on a demo for us and they couldn't do anything with it either

I'm flying the cinestar at sorrento from 10-12ish if anybody wants to see it
where will you be flying im thinking of heading out myself today try my first FPV flight
Feb 03, 2013, 01:44 PM
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Wow, so even chemical suppression won't put out a lipo fire?

BTW, do you guys store your lipos indoors? I could store outdoors in a sealed container, but I'm concerned about temperature changes and moisture, etc.....
Feb 03, 2013, 01:46 PM
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Getting its private...
Feb 03, 2013, 03:16 PM
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Wow, so even chemical suppression won't put out a lipo fire?

BTW, do you guys store your lipos indoors? I could store outdoors in a sealed container, but I'm concerned about temperature changes and moisture, etc.....
personally ive bashed the crap out of may lipos in RC cars and planes traveled with them stored pretty carelessly now im not saying there safe by any means but ive yet to have one do much more than slightly balloon and i repaired that myself with a pin and rubber cement... maybe im just lucky but storage wise i think your good as long as nothing can short or get punctured temps i dot think matter i dragged my rc cars on ops in bridgeport (close to zero degrees) and yuma as well as 29 palms in the summer (115 degrees the last time)
Feb 03, 2013, 03:39 PM
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anybody got pointers on how or where to test range for an fpv set up? im using 1.3 with a low pass filter to hopefully avoid interference with my 2.4 transmitter. flew today LOS but with the FPV gear on at the park, seemed fine but i was confined to the area of about a baseball field. thinking of going offroading at a spot near elsinore big open area no trees just hills and overview of canyon lake. should make for some pretty good flying
Feb 03, 2013, 04:11 PM
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Just go up on Pulgas Road .. the old Highway No 1 .. I tested my bigger equipment there as well without issues.
Feb 03, 2013, 05:44 PM

Flew my new Predator V2 system on my racing T-28 today


Had some fun this am at SEFSD with my racing T-28. I bought a second canopy and used the old one to mount my Fat Shark tx, camera and balance plug power interface. Flew aerobatics and simulated the pylon course. 3 others had their goggles and joined me in the fun.

The only down side is my goggles appear to have a defect. Mine do not focus correctly in either eye. I tried the other Predator V2s present and they were very sharp with my plane's signal. When I got home I hooked the goggles to my 900mhz system and have the same focus issue. If I use a lens from reading glasses the image gets sharper. Can they be assembled incorrectly? Is there a electronic focus set internally? I'm just a little bumbed about this issue.


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