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Forum: Multi-Rotors
04-03-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Likely lower, I do see Amazon has them just below...

Likely lower, I do see Amazon has them just below $150. Oversea orders, mine again arrived just over 3 1/2 weeks.
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-29-2015, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Here's a corrected video on the prior one as was...

Here's a corrected video on the prior one as was sideways.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKD4sfEhFjI&sns=em
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-29-2015, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Quick view of local dam. Sorry for side...

Quick view of local dam.

Sorry for side angle.

Relieved I made it back over the rail and home!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=figsBA-1ZF0&sns=em
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-26-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Another note, also been awhile since I've used...

Another note, also been awhile since I've used rechargeable batteries. This transmitter eats up batteries as powers the FPV screen.

Only needs 4 AA batteries, so on sale got them with included...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-26-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Was practicing indoor Manuvers, tho this model is...

Was practicing indoor Manuvers, tho this model is predictable in response for any quad pilot, I'm weak on toe in or facing when continual stick is required as this model.

Example it will hover...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-25-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

This's is not a Phantom, much larger version with...

This's is not a Phantom, much larger version with GPS.

No surprise the larger model is far more stable, but a hefty price tag.

Hate to see a novice crash these bigger series.

Perhaps the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-25-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,112
Posted By phillipmorris

Hubsan X4 107d FPV Quad $161 shipped!

This one has First-Person-View means you can see right on the screen of the transmitter. Tho not high resolution I was impressed with the zero lag image!

Note is an occasional flicker at times but...
03-09-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 3,019
Views: 465,078
Posted By phillipmorris

Great to the weather improving, may even see 60...

Great to the weather improving, may even see 60 degree temps up north in just a few days!

A new toy Phantom Vision 2 not the latest model but well below $1,000 but at $799 pricy, cut $400 as newer...
Forum: Foamies
03-01-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 721,912
Posted By phillipmorris

Touch of snow this AM If winds are down well...

Touch of snow this AM

If winds are down well take a quick flight.

Settles the nerves abit.

Improves the rest of the day!

Just checked its calm and a balmy plus 10 degrees....
Forum: Foamies
02-27-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 721,912
Posted By phillipmorris

Northern Illinois. Only -8 degree flight...

Northern Illinois.

Only -8 degree flight this morning, breeze down to 3 MPH helped as well as the gloves.

Hope the battery is warm enough now to recharge.

Forgot to mention Sunny!
Forum: Beginners
02-11-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

In front of our apartment plenty of snow on the...

In front of our apartment plenty of snow on the ground and took off from the narrow pavement walkway. Some steady breeze but still able to fly in a confined area just short of the street. Kept a...
Forum: Beginners
02-04-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

Managed a brief indoor video at the gym. Ceiling...

Managed a brief indoor video at the gym. Ceiling fans on did effect flight.

Later managed to loop but higher ceiling would make it easier.

Don't suggest newbies try indoors as limited space.
...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

Flew moments ago in a vacant sizeable empty lot. ...

Flew moments ago in a vacant sizeable empty lot.

Tho near zero winds abit of throttle it nosed near vertical on launch. Likely will later apply some down trim as needed. But held slight down...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

My first flight Was slightly breezy but not...

My first flight

Was slightly breezy but not over 5 MPH. Even this does effect flight.

Took off from a side street, found the porpoise effect at the start, I'm somewhat of an experienced pilot...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

Plenty of simulators out there. For newbies when...

Plenty of simulators out there. For newbies when the plane comes towards you the inputs reverse!

The sims with a price tag match models out there on responses, as each plane flys with different...
Forum: Beginners
02-03-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,404
Posted By phillipmorris

HobbyZone Duet Micro Twin Engine $59 RTF

No that's not a misprint it's all complete ready to fly, plane, transmitter, batteries!

Is a micro experienced pilots makes a great indoor gym flyer. Calm weather outdoors as dawn and evening for...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Later did sidewalk this modern marvel around our...

Later did sidewalk this modern marvel around our park area. A jolting six blocks. My back is still slightly sore. It's abit to mange a straight line.

Feels impossible at first even with traing...
Forum: Beginners
10-21-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Apologize, this is not an rc video. But excited...

Apologize, this is not an rc video. But excited on this one.

It's the AirWheel, incorrectly listed as SoloWheel, both same design.

Electric unicycle, course training wheels on first trial. Its...
Forum: Beginners
09-29-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Fantastic calm weather, loads of SpaceWalker...

Fantastic calm weather, loads of SpaceWalker flights, near daily!

Amusement only, can verify is a DX5 transmitter on floor end of video..

Yet to let go of the wall, still recovering from back...
Forum: Beginners
09-15-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Gads have it correctly listed video Estes ...

Gads have it correctly listed video
Estes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGlXraDIZE0&sns=em
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Yep, it happened, Im still in full in shock, ...

Yep, it happened, Im still in full in shock, after successful launch and landing, only 2nd try, first ever attempt in flying Testes Quad!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXRu_s1uNHI&sns=em
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Just fired up Mip. Note balances on just two...

Just fired up Mip.

Note balances on just two wheels, first toy robot to accomplish such a feat as no support other than his built in balance system. Reason for possible toy robot of the year!
...
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

If your crazy enough to buy one of these neat...

If your crazy enough to buy one of these neat robots, careful on checking prices, Robome found in $60 range, Mip still pricy but $89 available, has latest balancing ability, even carries its own...
Forum: Beginners
09-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Thanks for the responses. For that Sunday...

Thanks for the responses.

For that Sunday relaxing flyer. Faster sport flyers are great, but nice to have this one as an additional easy going flyer.

Definitely qualify as an indoor flyer, when...
Forum: Beginners
09-10-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Heavier winds forecasted so the drizzle flew...

Heavier winds forecasted so the drizzle flew early.

Light gusts pushed around abit, flew sideways in the breezes, still fun. Buffed some but slight altitude gave plenty time for any recovery.
...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Had the slightest occasional breeze from west. ...

Had the slightest occasional breeze from west.

Took off from side street then over the vacant soccerfield. Made altitude swiftly, gentle turns. Simple down elevator and pull up makes for lazy...
Forum: Beginners
09-07-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

My brief description Pros Its a definite...

My brief description

Pros
Its a definite backyard flyer
Has nice scale looks
Glider like feel inflight
Quieter than I expected
Easy handling
Great indoor flyer as gym
A beginners selection
Forum: Beginners
09-06-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,687
Posted By phillipmorris

Eflite UMX Spacewalker BNF

Does require near zero winds for best performance, a very easy flyer for a micro.

It will loop not shown in video, also lands better, was attempting to keep things inframe and low flight limited...
Forum: Foamies
08-31-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7,352
Views: 721,912
Posted By phillipmorris

Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM...

Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM enjoyed zero winds.

Time for the Micros Sbach zooms and flew scale flight on the eflite Micro Pitts.

Floated beautifully reflections of the bright...
Forum: Beginners
08-28-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,030
Posted By phillipmorris

For looks and appearances as well as ease of...

For looks and appearances as well as ease of flight thumbs up on the micro Pitts. Lands easily as well

But for zip and sport fun this Sbach is a gifted zoom flyer. Love to hand launch mine 2/3...
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