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by Patto : Sep 24, 2018 at 1:09 AM
Winter is coming.... So, it's time to start building something. My last project had a structural failure in flight, so I'm going to be paying a lot of attention to structural integrity while still worrying about weight. I ordered a scaled up short kit from Sunset Models for the Palmer Shrike Commander. The...
by dominicm : Sep 19, 2018 at 8:10 AM
Mark Hinton flies his large scale Aviation Design Rafale at the HobbyKing UK Live event. I have filmed this in the past at other UK shows but on this occasion Mark had added some simulated flare counter-measures. Looked good against the dark skies we had on the particular day.
by Don Hamp : Sep 18, 2018 at 3:08 PM
DA170 70mm drop flex headers 170cc Long Rear Dump FATS Canister Mufflers Rear exit extends about 2.5" longer than normal 11" Canister Length 1 3/4" Exit with 28mm Inlet 3" Diameter 15 oz Weight FATS or Free-Flowing Aluminum Tig-Wleded Silent Operation FATS canisters have been uniquely designed with 3D flyers in...
by dominicm : Sep 16, 2018 at 6:26 AM
Gregg gave us a superb demonstration of his super scale Zero at the North London MFC Scale Day. Built from a Meister plan. Wingspan is 108 inches. Overall weight is 40 lbs. The engine is a Sachs Dolmar 70cc. Features a detachable fuel tank which he dropped towards the end of his flight. Fortunately it wasn't full...
by Rjfetz1 : Sep 13, 2018 at 7:16 AM
Hello, I currently have 48" planes, mostly fly sport, some precision, some 3d. I would like to purchase a larger plane to fly with some 6s batteries I have laying around for my heli's. I have my eye on a 73" Laser 230s to fly electric for awhile with the option to convert to 12s or gas down the road. Does anyone...
Question? Hitec servo compare- mini vs micro
by Alky6 : Sep 12, 2018 at 4:52 PM
OK. Hopefully Tanner - @Xpress - can chime in here... Looking at scratching out a non-electrified pattern ship and planning on servos. Not many high voltage low profile servos available out there. Mini/micro servos look to be promising. I have been using the Hitec HS-7245mh (1.2oz weight -...
by dominicm : Sep 12, 2018 at 7:42 AM
A new version of the T-28 Trojan in, what I think, is the best scheme Durafly have ever applied to a model. Takes a few minutes to assemble, drop in a receiver and setup the transmitter. No decals to apply. It comes out of the box as you see it on the box. In the air the most noticeable characteristic is how slow...
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