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by capthis : Apr 24, 2018 at 12:34 PM
A few years ago I found a NIB Lanier Sukhoi Kit and built it in the orange Ultracote with the HD scheme. I flew it some the first year and then it hung in my garage. I got it back down this past summer and flew it two different times, and it has hung back up. I am going to be moving soon, and I have way too many...
by dominicm : Apr 23, 2018 at 2:02 PM
A variation on the timeless classic that is the 'Slow Poke'. From Durafly...this new version of this retro flier takes minutes to assemble from the small number of components in the box. For relaxed easy SLOW flying it's fantastic. Super slow fly-bys, tight turns and easy inverted flight all make it really...
by dominicm : Apr 21, 2018 at 9:17 AM
Version 2 of the H-King Bonsai wing. Minor tweaks for FPV. Great little EPP wing that's almost indestructible as we found out when I gave my buddy Al the responsibility of the first flight. Never again !
by AKNick : Apr 20, 2018 at 10:47 PM
Just ran across this! Finally some good news for Futaba customers! https://futabausa.com/ Dear Valued Customers, For many years Futaba Corporation’s Hobby Radio Control equipment repairs and customer service was part of an exclusive distribution agreement between Hobbico, Inc. and Futaba...
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by acerc : Apr 19, 2018 at 1:46 PM
I have been told that when one receives anything related to a build, the build has started. I just received the engine for the BullDog II, a Valach 140cc twin, so I guess the build has started. But it will be slow especially considering the short kit has not even been cut yet. But the kit should be cut any day as...
For Sale DA 170 setup
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by Flyoften54 : Apr 18, 2018 at 11:25 PM
Well it is time to sell my DA 170 setup in order to make way for a 4 cylinder motor on my latest build, my Dalton extra 300. Here is what I have for sale. Thanks for checking it out. DA 170: $1000 -Fresh from DA. Engine has been overhauled. New cylinders, pistons and bearings, and new prop hub. It will need to be...
by ServoCity : Apr 18, 2018 at 3:43 PM
In our latest Secret Life of a Servo series Jason dives into the world of understanding the measurement of servo torque! https://www.servocity.com/servos
by RCPal : Apr 18, 2018 at 3:32 PM
Hi Fellows I am quite new to GSN. I have found it to be a great place for info on everything. so now I'm looking for a bit of input. I recently acquired a Bridi Dalotel 84". I don't as yet have it in my little hands to look at it, but am researching a suitable engine. The airplane calls for a .91cu. in. or 15cc. I...
by dominicm : Apr 17, 2018 at 1:24 PM
I was quite amazed by this. I had never seen or even heard of a Magnus Effect plane until Finley showed up with what looked like an upside down lawn mower. He's a very articulate kid and talked me through the physics of how this thing works. It doesn't just work...it flies really well...and he built it totally from...