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09-29-2021, 12:27 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Star Wars X-Wing?

About as close as you can get I think! This is my latest flight with the Swan\H-Wing Pro after some viewers had asked for closer up look at the transmitter and it's functionality. Really very easy to...
09-25-2021, 12:13 PM
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Views: 252
Posted By ditchit

HSD Me-262

HSD jets Me-262. Considering it's EDF it flies very nicely.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gNLS2Fg31w
Forum: Multi-Rotors
09-23-2021, 07:57 AM
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Views: 234
Posted By ditchit

Found these Waterproof Drones...didn't know they existed

Walking around the Southampton International Boat Show after filming some large RC powerboats in action and I stumbled across the trade stand for Swellpro. A manufacturer of multirotor aircraft/drone...
09-14-2021, 04:18 PM
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Views: 315
Posted By ditchit

NEW Eachine F-16 EDF jet

Our first flight with the new Eachine F-16 on a 3S1800 pack. Good turn of speed and flies fast OK although slow flight characteristics would be so much better with an all moving tailplane. Remaining...
Forum: UAV / FPV
09-07-2021, 08:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By ditchit

Easy to fly long range FPV VTOL H-Wing

So clever. Combines the ease of flying a drone with the efficiency of flight. Vertical take off and landing with one button used to transition to regular flight and back to hover again. No moving...
Forum: UAV / FPV
09-03-2021, 02:52 PM
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Views: 155
Posted By ditchit

TBS Caipirinha FPV wing: Designed by FPVers for FPVers

We've tested out a large number of wings supposedly designed for FPV. Just because you can fit all the gear in doesn't mean it will fly well...and most don't. This does ! Mainly because it's been...
08-30-2021, 08:49 AM
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Views: 392
Posted By ditchit

1.9M Sebart Avanti XS on 14S

Turbine engine is still the better performance option for large jets such as the Avanti XS. The thrust is higher and the landing weight lower. So why did I choose to convert this large RC jet to EDF?...
08-28-2021, 07:22 AM
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Views: 415
Posted By ditchit

Aerial firefighting water bucket pick-up and drop

Paul gives a skilful demonstration of aerial firefighting at the new Popham Model Show. In that crosswind it was quite a challenge !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDYCbkYFREk
08-26-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By ditchit

Remember Airwolf?

Filmed this superb scale helicopter at the recent, new, Popham Model Show. Great flying by the owner.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WyGshm_u26k
Forum: UAV / FPV
08-19-2021, 11:16 AM
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Views: 162
Posted By ditchit

First flight with a "Flight Controller" and it saved me

When fixed wing FPV flying no doubt for me that installing a Flight Controller is a must-have. If only for the 'return to home' feature which mitigates loss of the FPV video feed while you are flying...
Forum: Foamies
08-10-2021, 02:36 PM
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Views: 411
Posted By ditchit

H-King (PNF) Reno Aces P-51 "Galloping Ghost" EPO 1016mm

The H-King P51 "Galloping Ghost" is the first in a new mini-series from H-King, the "Reno Aces", WW2 fighters dressed to impress at the air races. The P-51 "Galloping Ghost" with the included stock...
Forum: Foamies
07-23-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By ditchit

Big 2 metre RV-8 (plug and play)

RV-8 in action at the Weston Park Model Airshow a few weeks ago. At 2 metres this is a big floaty foamy. Looking forward to trying out the night version myself soon.
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Forum: Foamies
07-16-2021, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By ditchit

Flies really well. Perfect flyer for late...

Flies really well. Perfect flyer for late evenings as the sun goes down.

Unbox, quick assembly and aerobatic flight (with up close chase footage mixed in)
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06-29-2021, 10:54 AM
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Views: 649
Posted By ditchit

Smallest RC flapping ornithopter

Crazy how small and light this thing is. With a little practice, trial and error, it flies quite well. I was more worried a bird might swoop down and grab it !
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06-16-2021, 07:33 PM
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Views: 802
Posted By ditchit

FW Models LIBELLE Electric Ducted Fan (EDF) powered Glider | Jetec E-80 8S

John, the Chairman of Elvington Model Flyers, demonstrates the beautiful 4.3 metre Libelle fitted with an electric ducted fan power system that self-propels it to altitude enabling him to hunt for...
06-11-2021, 11:18 PM
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Views: 942
Posted By ditchit

Flying the Avanti EDF sport jet again with the...

Flying the Avanti EDF sport jet again with the onboard telemetry...but pushing harder and lower. This was fun !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uaSn3-eYFTU
06-08-2021, 08:02 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By ditchit

FPV Avanti sport jet with onboard realtime telemetry display

First flight of my head tracked DJI FPV Avanti EDF jet with our own pan/tilt and the 2" RCGauges realtime telemetry display. Predictably not great in bright sunlight in an open cockpit but subsequent...
06-03-2021, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By ditchit

Flapping wing Eagle ornithopter that actually works really well

After getting attacked by a Red Kite last time out we returned hoping we would get a longer flight on the GoGo Bird Eagle. After some practice this is a really fun ornithopter to fly.
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05-13-2021, 10:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,007
Posted By ditchit

Head tracked DJI FPV A-10 Warthog...first flight

First flight of our twin 80mm electric ducted fan A-10 enhanced with head tracked DJI digital FPV. A challenging flight and lots learnt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MrN8n8pi3A
Forum: 3D Flying
05-07-2021, 10:20 AM
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Views: 1,311
Posted By ditchit

FMS Extra 330 2 metre/12S with head tracked DJI FPV

Converted the pilot to a pan/tilt mechanism and installed the DJI FPV. Worked quite well on this first flight. A few adjustments to make before the next one...
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05-01-2021, 07:42 AM
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Views: 503
Posted By ditchit

My RC Eagle Ornithopter got attacked by a Bird of Prey

There I was just testing out the Go Go Bird Eagle Ornithopter for the first time when it got attacked by a Red Kite bird of prey. No harm done. I think it actually enjoyed the encounter. :D
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Forum: Foamies
04-30-2021, 02:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,017
Posted By ditchit

Avios Extra 330LX v2 on 5S

5S on the stock ESC. Not recommended but I suspected I wouldn't be on full throttle for very long. Proven to be right. Worked fine although hovering in the cross wind was a bit like spinning a plate...
04-22-2021, 12:51 PM
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Views: 1,381
Posted By ditchit

Best high speed upgrade for the Freewing Avanti S EDF jet

8S wemotec Evo fan/motor upgrade totally transforms the Freewing Avanti S into an animal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55LAnsMDcOA
Forum: 3D Flying
04-20-2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,124
Posted By ditchit

Extreme Flight 74" Laser v2

My buddy Trev experiments with a lot of different airframes in this size and tells me this is by far the best. Expresses that well in his flying.

Motrolfly 4330-216
20 x 8 prop
Hobbywing hv...
04-20-2021, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,342
Posted By ditchit

No. Just needs more power or less weight.

No. Just needs more power or less weight.
04-19-2021, 08:12 AM
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Views: 1,342
Posted By ditchit

JAS-39 Gripen EDF jet. Will it hover ?

So I retrofit the thrust vectoring unit and a gyro to this jet so could try out some flat spins and hovering...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llSc-WnNRlc
04-16-2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,444
Posted By ditchit

Eachine E180...first flight and boom...like a Pro

For the budget conscious heli pilot here is the Eachine E180. Jason was quite impressed with this. I literally turned up at the flying field with it and all I had done was charge up the flight...
04-15-2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,641
Posted By ditchit

My buddy, Jason's first attempt at close...

My buddy, Jason's first attempt at close formation flying. Annoyingly he did much better than I did on my first attempt !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zCkvIx0V1uE
04-10-2021, 10:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,391
Posted By ditchit

FMS A-10 converted to head tracked DJI FPV

First flight of my FMS A-10 v2 converted to head tracked DJI FPV. The modified pilot figure doesn't quite give the pan/tilt I want but it does work quite well and does look more scale than a typical...
04-07-2021, 12:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,231
Posted By ditchit

OMP Hobby M1 direct drive 3D micro heli

So much power in this micro heli. Scares me being so close filming it...even when I am using zoom !

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