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02-09-2021, 08:33 AM
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Posted By ditchit

Fly Wing Bell UH-1 'Huey'

We got our hands on the new Bell UH-1 'Huey' from Fly Wing. Relatively short video showing the unboxing through assembly to it's first flight with tips along the way.

71 cm from front tip of main...
02-04-2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 410
Posted By ditchit

Chris Golds de Havilland DH 91 Albatross

In storage for 15 -20 years so a few things needed replacing and updating but it's ready to go for it's re-maiden...as is the Concorde in the background.
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02-02-2021, 03:51 PM
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Views: 381
Posted By ditchit

Fly Wing FW450 v2

My buddy Carl unboxes, assembles, sets up and flies this very clever GPS enabled helicopter. Everything in the box, minutes to assemble and features altitude hold, one-key return function, auto...
01-30-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By ditchit

Not in this size, no sadly. Would add to much...

Not in this size, no sadly. Would add to much weight I suspect.
01-30-2021, 11:37 AM
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Views: 479
Posted By ditchit

Second flight. It likes a bit of low inverted...

Second flight. It likes a bit of low inverted this thing...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LswySpaARYI
01-27-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By ditchit

NEW HobbyKing F4U Corsair

Super little "almost ready to fly" warbird in this size just like it's predecessors in this 750mm series from HobbyKing. Assembly takes minutes and flies like a much larger model due to the clever...
01-20-2021, 11:16 PM
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Views: 498
Posted By ditchit

Fly Wing Bell 206 Brushless 450 Class

After some issues with the onboard GPS Carl found the solution and got it in the air. If you are thinking of getting one of these Carl's advice will prevent you from crashing it.
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01-16-2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By ditchit

Magnus Effect Aeroplane...it shouldn't fly but it does!

One of the most ingenious things I have ever filmed.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0f2W8L6xa2E
01-09-2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By ditchit

Giant 3.1 metre F4U Corsair but only 4KG

A night flight of Jurgen's amazing F4U Corsair. At 3.1 metres wingspan how did he manage to keep it to only 4 KG with it's wing folding mechanism and twist and turn retractable landing gear ?!...
12-26-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,045
Posted By ditchit

Fly Wing Bell 206 Brushless 450 Class

Carl's latest acquisition needed a little assembly. In this video he takes you through his steps and advice for getting this nice 450 class scale helicopter together ready for its first flight. We'll...
12-24-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By ditchit

Weir - W2 Autogyro

A fantastic creation demonstrated at Old Warden Aerodrome at the ModelAir event and in the hands of this experienced pilot it really was a joy to capture it flying in the warm breeze.

Richard the...
Forum: Foamies
12-23-2020, 04:00 PM
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Views: 825
Posted By ditchit

NEW EFlite V1200 Racer. How fast on stock setup?

The new EFlite V1200 Racer. It takes a huge 6S5000 pack despite only being 1.2 metres wingspan. Doesn't fly like it. Flies like a bullet.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mj-BHPkZLi8
12-21-2020, 08:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,098
Posted By ditchit

NEW Micro 'speed flea' speed logger

The most compact way to determine the max speed of your RC whether it be surface or air. Powered off the balance plug on your lipo. Also gives pack voltage. So small and light it can practically fit...
12-01-2020, 07:40 PM
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Views: 1,147
Posted By ditchit

Two Spitfire formation flown from the cockpit

I might not go back to flying traditional line of sight from the ground. This is getting addictive. We learnt a lot from this flight and are looking forward to our next sortie.
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11-28-2020, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,521
Posted By ditchit

Spitfire chasing an A-10 Warthog from cockpit

Worked out better than expected. Only one minor collision but the relative speed was low so was just a bump !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WSk6iG4a6s
11-21-2020, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,772
Posted By ditchit

HM-Modelltechnik Concorde (EDF / Turbine)

Amazing flights by Seba Silvestri experimenting with the broad CG range of this iconic airliner. An additional kit to install the realistic nose movement is available. It can either be powered by two...
11-17-2020, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,674
Posted By ditchit

DJI FPV and Insta360 Go on Top Gun Freewing L-39 jet

Amazing fun using the DJI FPV HD system to stay tight on his adversary. Pilot Gui in action with his Freewing L-39 tracking down an SU-30, a Skysword and a T-28 Trojan. Some of the onboard action...
11-11-2020, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,754
Posted By ditchit

Flying the Freewing L39 jet from the cockpit head tracked

My friend Gui has the DJI FPV camera cleverly integrated into the pilot figure with head tracking in his Freewing L39 EDF jet. FPV flying experience doesn't get any better than this.
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11-09-2020, 02:47 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,333
Posted By ditchit

Flying the Avios Spitfire from the cockpit

I've wanted to try this for a long time but the quality of video to FPV goggles hasn't been that great until the new DJI system arrived. 1080P at 60 frames per second to the goggles with low latency....
11-05-2020, 12:49 PM
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Views: 1,755
Posted By ditchit

Freewing Saab JAS-39 Gripen

Very quick assembly but the transmitter setup for the elevons and canards was a little challenging. On first flight I failed to get this jet in the air with 6S6000 pack. CG too far forward. But with...
09-26-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,015
Posted By ditchit

Westland Wasp 1960s Anti-Submarine Helicopter

Superb action of this unusual heli in action at a recent big scale event I attended. Nice detail on this one and flown well by its owner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEsUGej77wc

The...
09-25-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,034
Posted By ditchit

H-King Hawker Hurricane

New H-KING Hawker Hurricane

Specs:
Wing Span: 750mm (30)
Length: 622mm (24.5)
Weight: 430g
Thrust ratio: 1:1
Motor: 2408-1300KV brushless
ESC: 20A brushless
Gyro: Intelligent 6-axis with...
Forum: 3D Flying
09-16-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,718
Posted By ditchit

That's a nice break. Time to get back into it....

That's a nice break. Time to get back into it. Like riding a bike. The muscle memory comes back in your first 5 flights. Enjoy !
Forum: 3D Flying
09-08-2020, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,718
Posted By ditchit

Getting my 3D mojo back with the FMS Extra 330

Been a while but this thing is definitely getting me there. Slots together in 5 minutes, drop your receiver in and two freshly charged 6S pack and then you're ready to prop hang with the best. Great...
Forum: 3D Flying
08-17-2020, 05:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,442
Posted By ditchit

AJ Aircraft 73" Laser 230z Reflex

Our newest ERC team member flies his AJ Laser 73 in this vid. Trev is most enthusiastic about 3D style flying and is looking forward to taking part in some competitions very soon.

In this video...
08-17-2020, 04:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,516
Posted By ditchit

Agree...it only needs to be flown half throttle...

Agree...it only needs to be flown half throttle for nice aerobatics.
08-09-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,516
Posted By ditchit

Eachine Micro T-28 Trojan

3rd in the Eachine 400mm Micro Warbird series is out. Preceeded by the P-51 Mustang and F4U Corsair. This flies just as well. I leave it in MIDD mode. EXPERT mode is too sensitive for most...
08-06-2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,068
Posted By ditchit

X-Flight \ Supreme Hobby A320 twin 50mm EDF Airliner

Second fright after a few repairs, modifications and a more rearward CG. Missing and poor hardware and bad servos have made this already expensive kit a little more than challenging.
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08-05-2020, 11:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,817
Posted By ditchit

FMS ASW-17 2.5m powered glider

My second flight so far more fun in aerobatics. No doubt will take it to the slope or try to catch some thermals soon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1FEg-5CxQI
08-02-2020, 05:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,274
Posted By ditchit

Roban BELL AH-1 COBRA Attack Helicopter

Another awesome machine from Adrian's hanger and flown in a suitably aggressive style.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y10cxRjBNlw
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