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Old 10-07-2010, 09:16 PM
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FLITE TEST
The Parkzone F4F Wildcat
REVIEW
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wlJWwmN4tN0[/media]

This is a little show that we've been trying to get off the ground.
We'd love your feedback! If you'd like to see more shows like this please spread the word to help us get an audience.

FliteTest - Review of the Parkezone F4F Wildcat BNF

Key Features:
  • Ready to fly in minutes
  • Full 4-channel control (throttle, aileron, elevator and rudder)
  • 3S 11.1V 1300mAh Li-Po battery and balancing charger included
  • Spektrum™ AR500 DSM2™ 5-channel sport receiver installed
  • Powerful 480-size 960Kv brushless outrunner motor installed
  • Dual aileron servos for precise control
  • Battery compartment accommodates most 1800-2100mAh Li-Po packs (sold separately)
  • Scale details include realistic paint scheme, molded panel lines, simulated retractable landing gear and hand-painted pilot figure
  • Only requires a full range DSM2 aircraft transmitter (sold separately)
This is a sweet flying airplane! I wasn't expecting much when I bought it. Once I got in the air, it quickly became my favorite plane. It definitely helps to have some flight time under your belt before fliying this this one… it's fast! I recommend using the elevator and the rudder together to get a tight snap roll. Parkzone did a great job of building the power system (prop/motor/esc/battery). I find myself flying at 3/4 to full throttle a lot and nothing gets hot. If you love warbirds, and speed, I highly recommend this plane.
-Chad Kapper
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This is our first episode. We are very passionate about creating quality shows that entertain and educate. Please feel free to comment and help us shape future shows.

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Old 10-07-2010, 09:31 PM
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Hi Chad
Outstanding
Pleased to make your acquaintance
That was very good and quite entertaining
I am looking forward to more of your reviews
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Old 10-08-2010, 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by kenchiroalpha View Post
I am looking forward to more of your reviews
Take care
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Tune in next week we'll review the E-Flite Taylorcraft 450. Thanks for the kind words!
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Outstanding. Really impressive production values.
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I've subscribed, great job! can't wait for more
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Old 10-10-2010, 09:24 PM
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Nice review guys. I like the informal way you go about the vid. Both entertaining and informative. Look forward to more.Always a good idea to check controls for full free movement in right direction before flight which I'm sure you did off camera. I'm waiting for delivery of a Parkzone p51 Mustang bnf. Hope it flies as well as your Wildcat.

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Old 10-12-2010, 11:47 PM
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Hi guys,
Here is our viewer feedback segment that was posted on the RC Group forum...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y3ks3P2H_xc&feature


Here is the RC Group Thread...
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1319156
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Old 10-13-2010, 01:58 AM
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Great work gentleman. Your production quality is incredible. Can't wait to see the next one.
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Old 10-14-2010, 12:35 PM
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Default Flite Test - E-Flite Taylorcraft 450 - REVIEW

Flite Test - E-Flite Taylorcraft 450 - REVIEW
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cwrZa9udCkw[/media]
The original Taylorcraft is one of private aviation's most popular airplanes. E-flite's version of the Taylorcraft 450 ARF is an easy-to-assemble, scale parkflyer constructed of lightweight balsa/plywood. High wing placement makes it docile and gentle enough for most pilots. This replication of the clipped wing variant makes it aerobatic-capable so more advanced modelers can experiment with loops, rolls and inverted flight. Watch as Josh and Josh give their opinions of this very popular scale aircraft from E-flite.
Will this be the episode Josh Scott gets to fly?
AIRPLANE SPECS:
Wingspan: 46 in. (1170mm)
Overall Length: 36 in. (915mm)
Wing Area: 370 sq in. (23.8 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 30 oz (850g)
Motor Size: 450 or 480
Servos: 4 x sub-micro
Prop: APC 10x8E or APC 11x5.5E
Scale: Parkflyer
Assembly Time: 4-6 Hrs.
CAST & CREW:
Josh Bixler - Host (Experienced)
Josh Scott - Host (Noob)
Chad Kapper - Director
Michael Cameneti - Videographer/Editor/Composer
Eric Monroe - Videographer/Pilot
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Old 10-14-2010, 09:37 PM
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Another great show.
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Hi Chad
Hoorah another great one
Keep up the good work
Take care
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looking Good JOSH & JOSH
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Old 10-15-2010, 03:18 AM
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Yes you guys are doing a great job and I enjoy the humor you try to instill in your reviews. Keep up the great work. don't for get to point out the negative aspects of a plane like it was suggested earlier.
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Arrow Flite Test - Spektrum DX8 - REVIEW

NEW EPISODE!!!
Flite Test - Spektrum DX8 - REVIEW
[media]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pjDq7vAWHRA[/media]

Josh and Josh unbox Spektrum's latest advancement in radio technology. The NEW Spektrum DX8! It's loaded with features and they're ready to give it a spin. They take to the sky with the E-Flite Taylorcraft 450 to run the DX8 through its paces. Vibrating alerts, telemetry and a backlit display are just a few features explored in this review.

Spektrum DX8
Key Features
• High-speed 11ms frame rate with 2048 resolution
• Large 128 x 64 backlit screen
• 30-model internal memory
• Electronic E-ring electronically prevents overdriving the cyclic servos
• Includes AR8000 8-channel High-Speed Receiver
• Spektrum Data Interface provides expanded model memory, model sharing, and firmware update capability with the included SD card
• 8 Wing Types and 5 Tail Types are available for nearly all aircraft types
• Active gain and governor trim allows for in-flight adjustment of the gyro gain and RPM
• Programmable Flap System with Flap Delay and elevator compensation
• Programmable Telemetry Warnings provides both tone and/or vibration alerts
• 4 Swashplate Types
• SimpleScroll™ roller provides easy menu navigation
• User-assigned switch function
• Programmable Throttle Cut Function
• Includes TM1000 Full Range Telemetry Module providing real-time Flight Log data, receiver voltage, flight pack voltage, RPM and temperature
• Exclusive AirWare™ Software offers advanced features that are easy to use
• Refined ergonomics with no-slip comfort grips
• Programmable timer with throttle timer startup
• Quad bearing gimbals


CAST & CREW:

Josh Bixler - Host (Experienced)

Josh Scott - Host (Noob)

Chad Kapper - Director

Michael Cameneti - Videographer/Editor/Composer

Eric Monroe - Videographer/Pilot


Flite Test Mission Statement:
Flite Test was created for people passionate about RC flight. Our hope is to create a show for the people that build and fly planes and helicopters as a hobby. They are the dreamers and engineers that get a thrill from the first hand launch of a maiden flight. The show will personify the veteran and the beginner alike giving them a chance to share common experiences with others, in turn, enhancing the RC community. The goal is to develop a creative outlet that allows us to work in our passion daily. Flite Test is designed to cater to the audience. It has just enough humor, technology and information to appeal to the RC flight crowd as a whole. We hope to empower, entertain and educate as we move forward with quality content.


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Old 11-15-2010, 09:14 PM
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Arrow Quicksilver - NEW Flite Test episode!

The greatly anticipated Quicksilver GT-700 is here... and we got it for its maiden flight! As far as we can tell, this is the first one that rolled off the line. This little replica is inspired from the classic Quicksilver recreational aircraft. You'll get to see Josh Bixler fly this aircraft for the first time! Scheduled release of this model will be November 29th, 2010.

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Old 11-16-2010, 12:04 AM
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You didn't mention the "incident" when he tried doing a loop.

I think he's going to have to have his "expert" license revoked.

After the crash caught on film for the F18 episode....


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Old 11-16-2010, 01:35 AM
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The show is great! I love it! The only recemendation I would have would be to do seprate videos that are more for the intermediate to advanced pilots. It seems to me like your videos are more targeted at begginers. Oh, and how compareable is the f4f to the t28? Thanks, and keep up the good work.
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Old 11-17-2010, 08:59 PM
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Guys, I have been able to get my hands on an "unlisted" video from the Flite Test guys.


It's a night flying music video, and it is awesome. There's some awesome air to air flying in this one. You want to see it.

Send me a PM, and I'll give you the link.
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Go here, click "like"

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Navarr...01845726548010
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Default Flite Test - Anthony Hand Interview Part 2 - INTERVIEW

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How much are we talking to ship from hong kong?
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Old 02-23-2011, 03:23 AM
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Who? Mr. Hand?
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:52 PM
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Default FliteTest - Kinetic 800 - Review!!

Josh and Josh are reviewing the Kinetic 800 from the SUNNY shores of California!!
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Default Flite Test - F6F Hellcat Review

The guys are flying the F6F Hellcat at the Apollo 11 field in Southern California.
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