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02-22-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 18,933
Posted By MadMonkey

I've already seen videos of RC planes powered by...

I've already seen videos of RC planes powered by centrifugal fans, so it's definitely doable.
12-24-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 22,201
Posted By MadMonkey

I didn't see this until now... this is creepy, I...

I didn't see this until now... this is creepy, I pre-ordered mine and then never got an email or any confirmation, card never got charged, nothing!

I had decided I was going completely nuts and...
10-10-2015, 11:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,381
Posted By MadMonkey

I think it's a mistake to split Realflight up....

I think it's a mistake to split Realflight up. It's had a big impact on model aviation and has drawn people to parts of the hobby they'd have never explored otherwise.

Hopefully Drone is just a...
10-06-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,106
Posted By MadMonkey

Ehhh. It used to bother me but not so much any...

Ehhh. It used to bother me but not so much any more. As professional UAV operator I've flown hundreds of missions overseas without using manual controls, just buttons or mouse clicks on a screen. My...
05-06-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,483
Posted By MadMonkey

Escapism, competition, coordination, ingenuity,...

Escapism, competition, coordination, ingenuity, creativity, relaxation, challenge.... Plus I got my last two jobs because of it ;) After 20 years of RC you'd think I'd be tired of it, but it's too...
01-01-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,411
Posted By MadMonkey

Graupner HoTT MZ-24 Package

Graupner MZ24 radio for sale.

Radio details:




Only used for setup and about 10-15 flights; transmitter still has plastic film over the display.

Includes a Graupner GR-24L telemetry...
Replies: 33
Views: 7,887
Posted By MadMonkey

The main reason I use lithium batteries in my...

The main reason I use lithium batteries in my transmitters is that I no longer have to worry about remembering to charge them before going flying, mainly because I never know when I'm going to get...
Replies: 33
Views: 7,887
Posted By MadMonkey

I use LiPo and LiFe batteries in my...

I use LiPo and LiFe batteries in my transmitters... I keep track of their condition when I charge them ;)
04-29-2014, 02:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,110
Posted By MadMonkey

R&D, survivability, simplicity, capability,...

R&D, survivability, simplicity, capability, support, logistics, and a host of other things ;)
04-29-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,110
Posted By MadMonkey

I had a profile F-22 that would still take off...

I had a profile F-22 that would still take off even if I pulled it BACKWARD on launch rather than throwing it :D
04-05-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,844
Posted By MadMonkey

Oh I am SO in. I was going to buy the Eflite...

Oh I am SO in. I was going to buy the Eflite CarbonZ but was balking at the price... this one will be perfect. I just hope they show up in time for our club's float fly! :concern:
Forum: Humor
04-05-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,242
Posted By MadMonkey

To "insensitive" for the USA I bet :D

To "insensitive" for the USA I bet :D
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 32,115
Posted By MadMonkey

I crashed at least 2 planes when using Berg...

I crashed at least 2 planes when using Berg receivers... they're all in the trash now (I almost lost one to a GWS receiver too... but I guess that's why it was free).

I generally fly JR with...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-18-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,575
Posted By MadMonkey

You might consider an Armattan as well. I bought...

You might consider an Armattan as well. I bought a used one and was impressed, so I ordered another direct from the manufacturer... it's a one-man business operation, and he builds each one. I was...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
03-18-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,575
Posted By MadMonkey

I don't really like flying the Naza-M Lite I've...

I don't really like flying the Naza-M Lite I've got... it's relegated to AP duties on my 550 and it doesn't have enough options for me.

I've been flying an Armattan CF 355 with a Naze Acro board...
03-13-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,557
Posted By MadMonkey

That was funny! I wish they'd called one of us...

That was funny! I wish they'd called one of us when they found it though, but at least she's back.
03-07-2014, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,084
Posted By MadMonkey

I've seen 124s in Ft. Worth, Houston and...

I've seen 124s in Ft. Worth, Houston and Kandahar. Pretty impressive aircraft, but I'd like to see a 225 in person.
Forum: Beginners
03-04-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,405
Posted By MadMonkey

Yeah, that's what we all said :rolleyes: (I...

Yeah, that's what we all said :rolleyes:

(I have nothing else to contribute. Carry on.)
02-07-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By MadMonkey

Started at 9ish, so about 20-21 years. Most...

Started at 9ish, so about 20-21 years. Most airplanes and sailplanes, but also helis, multis and cars as well. Never did get into boats...
02-06-2014, 05:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By MadMonkey

Hey now... I have five, plus three more FCs and...

Hey now... I have five, plus three more FCs and two more frames :D
02-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,423
Posted By MadMonkey

Not sure if it was true or not, but I heard that...

Not sure if it was true or not, but I heard that after Bill Hempel's one-winger there was a spate of pilots intentionally weakening one side of their wing tubes so they could emulate him... hopefully...
02-04-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 15,203
Posted By MadMonkey

I was out shooting with a bunch of friends a...

I was out shooting with a bunch of friends a couple of weeks ago when I noticed two magazines were missing from one of my rifle cases... I started asking around because I knew several people had shot...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
01-24-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,368
Posted By MadMonkey

Catch me at the field sometime and find out ;)

Catch me at the field sometime and find out ;)
01-09-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,093
Posted By MadMonkey

Pretty much none... I was in Afghanistan until...

Pretty much none... I was in Afghanistan until May (contractor, not military), then actually slowed down on the flying when I returned home, so my skills remained stagnant.

Then on Jan 1st, 2014,...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
01-09-2014, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,404
Posted By MadMonkey

Looks like a Naza GPS to me.

Looks like a Naza GPS to me.
11-28-2013, 12:37 AM
Replies: 3,023
Views: 685,657
Posted By MadMonkey

Drifter ultralight from Hobbyking... I'm going to...

Drifter ultralight from Hobbyking... I'm going to try it out as an FPV platform for goofing off (and getting my gear tested and working again).
Replies: 11
Views: 3,247
Posted By MadMonkey

What radio and receiver are you using? If you...

What radio and receiver are you using? If you can, set up dual ailerons instead of using a Y-splitter. That way you can reverse one of them.
11-22-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,552
Posted By MadMonkey

Has to be either Hobbytown or Horizon throwing...

Has to be either Hobbytown or Horizon throwing some money their way :silly:
11-20-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,251
Posted By MadMonkey

Looks like drone isn't winning... luckily drones...

Looks like drone isn't winning... luckily drones are seldom modeled... maybe I'll build a seldom-modeled flying wing UAV :D
11-19-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 18,251
Posted By MadMonkey

All of those sound good... Drone would actually...

All of those sound good... Drone would actually inspire me to build something I've been thinking about for a couple of years :D
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