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by Luv3d : Nov 8, 2012 at 11:04 AM
I had the pleasure of getting one of these kits a few days ago, after eyeing it for almost a year! Since this is a new airframe to the 3DRCForums group, I thought I would document my experience in building it- from 'soup to nuts'.

Last evening I got to open the box and go through the contents- the kit is really...
by gyro : Nov 8, 2012 at 12:41 AM
Guys, I'm horribly sorry. When I was promoting SteveB's excellent post showing how many feet and airplane will travel with slow latency, I accidently deleted this whole thread. I was able to recover the below, which should keep things going for a bit, but again, my fault, I really messed up.
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by wedoitall : Nov 6, 2012 at 10:04 PM
finally got power from the storm last nite, so hopefully get to finish my edge soon. im sure ill have a few questions, that i hope u guys can help me with. this is my very first build, only been flying for about 2 1/2 months. this will be my 6th plane ive bought in the same amount of time.

first question:...
by Murocflyer : Nov 6, 2012 at 3:27 PM
I'm not sure if there are any Star Trek fans on here, but I am so ready for a new series on TV. I miss them and watched them all. Capt Kirk and Spock will always be my favorite, but I did like them all. Even DS-9. Yea, I know. :( I also like Revolution and The Walking Dead (my favorite show on TV right now)....
by xCrashNBurnx : Nov 5, 2012 at 7:52 PM
I'm going to run the Castle ICE 75 speed controller in my 3DHS 58" Edge. Because it's so much heavier than the ICE Lite 75, I'm a bit concerned with simply zip tying it to the side of the motor box. I would love to see or hear about how you guys have mounted larger ESCs. I thought I might put a small peice of balsa...
by Luv3d : Nov 5, 2012 at 6:23 AM

Aeroworks is proud to add the new Freestyle Extra 260 QB-L (Quick Build-Light Series) to our growing line of airplanes. Designed with the demanding 3D pilot in mind, this new airplane features many exciting and revolutionary concepts that are sure to make it the hit of...
by YelKiteFlyer : Nov 4, 2012 at 8:39 PM
(Taken from ATTF podcast # 207)

An electric motor is a constant rpm machine. As you put on a larger prop the motor will try to spin the prop at the higher constant rpm but the current will increase. The propeller determines how much power the electric motor produces....
by LandonK : Nov 4, 2012 at 7:59 PM
So after spending way too much time tinkering on the MXS, travelling, working long hours out of town and a million other things I volunteered Ryanm to lend a hand on getting this bird in the air. And I have to say it is a blast to fly!
Here is the setup as flown today:

5- HS 7955TG servos
Spektrum AR7000 on a...