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Forum: Multi-Rotors
10-11-2019, 04:30 PM
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Views: 95
Posted By ditchit

Star Wars Pod Racers at Liepzig Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair

Amazing creativity from the DMFV Indoor Flying Team at the Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair. Almost all of their models were scratch built from 0.2mm depron. Such fun to watch them fly these but also to...
08-13-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By ditchit

De Havilland DH.91 Albatross Passenger Airliner

Fantastic DH.91 built and flown by Peter Harbusch. At 1:8 scale and 4 metres wingspan and 2.7 metres length this is a large scale model which looks impressive in the air. Take off weight is ~20 kg....
08-01-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,118
Posted By ditchit

Russian Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-17 EDF jet

The latest large scale EDF jet from Avios. Features a howling 90mm ducted fan system that pushes it along at good speed, retracting landing gear with gear separately sequenced gear doors, an air...
07-01-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,278
Posted By ditchit

Giant Boeing 777-9X Electric Ducted Fan (EDF) Airliner: RAMY RC

Master aeromodeller, Ramy, flies his EDF Boeing 777-9X for the big crowd at Airliner Treffen in Germany. Spectacular !

Scale: 1:20
Wingspan: 3.6 meter
Fuselage: 3.8 meter
Weight: 22 KG ...
05-26-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 10,767
Posted By ditchit

Tony Nijhuis 4x50mm EDF Concorde (retracts and nose droop)

Stunning EDF concorde from Tony Nijhuis Designs. Features 4x50mm EDFs running on a 4S5000 pack, retractable landing gear and nose droop.

I suspect kits will be available here in the not too...
05-08-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By ditchit

Rocket assisted C-130 take-off

We've been wanting to try this for a while...

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03-27-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 445
Posted By ditchit

Avios Albatross HU-16 Flying Boat 1620mm (63.7") PNF

Never owned a flying boat. Just a handful of parts in the box so very quick to assemble. Electronics all installed, servos already hooked up to control surfaces and decals applied. Just drop in RX,...
Forum: Foamies
03-05-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By ditchit

Durafly Brewster F2A Buffalo

Super little hand launched warbird. Very easy to assemble out of the box. No decals to apply. Takes 15 minutes! Just charge your lipo, plug it in and fly. 2 schemes available. Convenient hand grip...
12-18-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 330
Posted By ditchit

Avios Spitfire MkVb (fast/slow passes and scale aerobatics)

Some really nice scale details on this Spitfire. Flap indicators, cockpit detail, split flaps and hidden control surface linkages to name a few. Vid of my first flight. Immediate confidence to strafe...
11-26-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By ditchit

Exploring the slow flight characteristics of this...

Exploring the slow flight characteristics of this model after a lot of feedback suggesting it 'flies like a rocket'. Just proves how wrong folks can be!

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11-21-2018, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By ditchit

Cool. Thanks for that. Poor memory these days. I...

Cool. Thanks for that. Poor memory these days. I don't mean to create additional work for moderators ;)
11-21-2018, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,267
Posted By ditchit

Avios C-130 Hercules with parachute drop

Superb re-creation of the C-130 with scale retractable landing gear and synchronised doors, flaps, operational cargo bay door and high intensity lights all round. Action from my first two flights...
11-18-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By ditchit

FlyFly Beechcraft DUKE B60 twin

Took James a while to put this kit together. FlyFly kits are basically styrofoam airframes with the motor/escs thrown in so there was a lot to do. Patience paid off though and despite the excessive...
10-07-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By ditchit

Durafly Bonanza V-Tail 1940ís civilian passenger plane

On maiden flight used too large a flight battery but on this second flight the 3S1500 transformed it into an awesome flyer.

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10-02-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 515
Posted By ditchit

New Runcam 3S action cam on the 1.7m Freewing A-10

Tried out the new Runcam 3S on the Freewing A-10. Multiple angles but the rear view showing the fans spinning is coolest bit of onboard I have shot in a long time.
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09-24-2018, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,741
Posted By ditchit

Freewing BAe Hawk EDF Jet smashes into tree

Great to see 3 of these awesome little EDF jets go up together. The temptation to fly through the gap in the trees was too great for the pilots. They nearly all made it through. Nearly. :eek:
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Forum: Foamies
09-12-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By ditchit

Durafly T-28 Trojan Naval Aviation Centennial Edition

A new version of the T-28 Trojan in, what I think, is the best scheme Durafly have ever applied to a model. Takes a few minutes to assemble, drop in a receiver and setup the transmitter. No decals to...
09-11-2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 498
Posted By ditchit

Two F-14 Tomcat EDF jets in close formation

This was fun to film. Who needs expensive turbine jets when you can get these amazing ready to fly electric ducted fan EDF jets for a fraction of the price. They look superb in the air and especially...
Forum: Foamies
09-09-2018, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 354
Posted By ditchit

HobbyKing UK LIVE...new models revealed

Fairly sure some of the models shown on the stands have not been seen before ! At least 3 of them are new. Amazes me how many new models HobbyKing continue to push out regularly.

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09-02-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By ditchit

Out with the SkySword again this time exploring...

Out with the SkySword again this time exploring how aerobatic it is on the stock setup. Didn't all go to plan. Onboard shots from the Runcam2 positioned on top of the tail !

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09-01-2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By ditchit

JavaHawk EDF jet

Not often I come across a scratch built model like this. Scratch built from plan. Flew quite well I thought. Filmed at Old Warden Aerodrome.

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08-28-2018, 06:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 823
Posted By ditchit

SkySword Sport Jet

Was nervous about flying this one out of my small local grass flying field but was no problem. It's a very unique and distinctive looking jet! Get the nose wheel off the deck for the positive AOA and...
08-12-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 480
Posted By ditchit

F-4D Phantom II (Freewing EDF jet)

I have filmed several turbine F-4 Phantoms. It's an iconic jet and have always wanted to try flying one but a turbine version is well out of my reach. Cue to Freewing F-4D Phantom II. Looks like the...
07-26-2018, 07:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 553
Posted By ditchit

Big 1.7m Freewing A-10 Thunderbolt II EDF jet

With all my recent filming of turbine A-10s I had to have the nearest thing. One of the 'Essential RC' team had told me Motion RC had opened an EU warehouse so after a quick stock check on their web...
07-16-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 733
Posted By ditchit

More fun on 4S2200...extra punch fast passes and...

More fun on 4S2200...extra punch fast passes and climb outs. Full flap slows it down really well.

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07-01-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,954
Posted By ditchit

After the less than successful maiden where an...

After the less than successful maiden where an overshoot on landing ripped out the landing gear, James split the ailerons for flaps and put in beech bearers to support the mains. Time for a second...
06-14-2018, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,113
Posted By ditchit

Converted Black Horse F4U Corsair

Nice job done by Dave here on his Black Horse F4U Corsair. 12S power to a belt driven prop.

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06-13-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By ditchit

Messerschmitt P.1112 Fighter Jet

Trevor Main demonstrates his fantastic and unique P.1112. Designed and built from scratch. The Messerschmitt P.1112 was a proposed German jet fighter, developed by Messerschmitt AG during the closing...
05-14-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,269
Posted By ditchit

Harrier AV-8B VTOL JET

Joel Vlashof has shared another project update of his fantastic Harrier AV-8B. Brilliant progress!

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05-07-2018, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By ditchit

Low strafing runs...82" dh Mosquito (Brian Tayor plan)

82 inch dh Mosquito built from a Brian Taylor plan over 18 months by its owner and pilot who flew it in great style at a recent electric fly-in.

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