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05-01-2022, 09:38 AM
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Views: 245
Posted By ditchit

3 metre FMS Fox with head tracked FPV. Total immersion

With our new Arduino based head tracker the FPV experience is complete. Just brilliant flying experience and the head tracking enables me to concentrate 100% on the flying and not panning/tilting the...
Forum: Night Flying
04-26-2022, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By ditchit

NEW Durafly Night Tundra

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGO-f2oQNVk

The Durafly Night Tundra follows in the footsteps of the popular and firmly established Tundra series. No longer do you have to finish flying when the...
04-04-2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By ditchit

Crashed de Havilland DH 91 Albatross

After a successful maiden flight in strong winds I was confident about flying the Frobisher again in kinder weather. The first flight of the day went really well although did show the difficult...
03-31-2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 671
Posted By ditchit

FlexJet Pro 90mm EDF jet on Radiomaster TX16S and TBS Crossfire

20 years of aero-modelling so had a tidy up of several boxes of 'junk' and found a ChangeSun 12 blade 90mm EDF fan with a HET 1400KV motor and 120A OPTO ESC. Needed to put it in something and I liked...
03-28-2022, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By ditchit

Chris Golds de Havilland DH.91 Albatross 'Frobisher'

Built by master aero-modeller Chris Golds over 20 years ago and in storage ever since. He was also a jet pilot of various full size aircraft including the English Electric Lightning and an...
03-06-2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By ditchit

Cuantic F3A...huge side profile

Huge side profile on this aircraft means it barely needs any rudder input in knife edge. Powered by a Hacker Q30 on 10S. Not something I had seen before.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVzfdgHbS_A
Forum: Foamies
03-01-2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 636
Posted By ditchit

Durafly Excalibur V2 High Performance 1.6m Electric Hotliner

Features:
Stunning looks and a brand new high-viz color scheme
Includes vacuum formed nose cone for slope soaring
V2 is reinforced with even more carbon fiber and glass fiber
Extreme...
02-24-2022, 11:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 750
Posted By ditchit

Flying Flex Innovations big RV-8 by FPV

After a line of sight flight to test my newly assembled RV8 it was time to fly it FPV for the first time.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n5zhfXGoKzI
02-19-2022, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 721
Posted By ditchit

Best FPV setup for 3 metre Fox glider

Now got the perfect FPV setup on my 3 metre Fox powered Glider. FPV flying doesn't get better than this !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBNo9GmJebA
02-12-2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By ditchit

Jet powered Seagull !?

Not a concept I could have dreamt up...but when it flies it soars and glides beautifully.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8nUKxJE8Tw
02-02-2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ditchit

Already repaired. Carl's had very minor damage....

Already repaired. Carl's had very minor damage. My P-51 need repair to motor mount ply box that had just popped apart and a new cowl (although could have got away with the old one). Been flying...
02-02-2022, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ditchit

Here you go. It went horribly wrong...

Here you go. It went horribly wrong unfortunately.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-Mj0BHUWmQ
01-31-2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,006
Posted By ditchit

Reno Aces Grumman F6F Hellcat "Little Nugget"

Second in the Reno Aces series has arrived !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ya1EpnCPgxM
01-18-2022, 02:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 895
Posted By ditchit

de Havilland Express biplane

Our friend George (4-max.co.uk) flies his restored Chris Golds de Havilland Express for the first time. Some tinkering to do but a successful first flight.
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12-31-2021, 08:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,222
Posted By ditchit

Thrust vectored VTOL Star Wars TRI-JET

Created by master RC designer and builder Dietmar Metz. This is the finished Star Wars Tri-Jet being demonstrated at a trade show in Germany.

Quite amazing degree of control for an electric ducted...
12-24-2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 997
Posted By ditchit

Santa is on his way

Santa and his Reindeer. So clever. Notice how Santa waves and the Reindeer nod with Rudolph having a bright red nose !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9wT9GOvrlO0
11-16-2021, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 433
Posted By ditchit

Flapping Eagle ornithopter

I've flown a few 'ornithopters' and this is by far the best flying I have tried out. Super simple to assemble as well. Hours of fun for the pilot and local wild life.
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09-29-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 464
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
Replies: 1
Views: 1,812
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
Replies: 0
Views: 1,441
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
Replies: 0
Views: 1,879
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: 827
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
Replies: 0
Views: 449
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
Replies: 0
Views: 1,902
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
Replies: 0
Views: 1,878
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: 1,497
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
Replies: 0
Views: 458
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
Replies: 0
Views: 1,562
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: 1,438
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: 1,411
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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