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Ogar SZD-45

Sep 04, 2011 No Comments

Be on the lookout for this cool motor glider being reviewed in up coming issues of MAN.  It is a heavy hauler with a huge camera platform for either shooting below the fuselage or by mounting a pan/tilt on top.  No prop to interfere with photography either.  The design is excellent with regard to CG.  In [...]

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Castle Creations Berg 7P Receiver

Aug 27, 2011 No Comments

When I first started in R/C the radios left a lot to be desired.  My early AM radios were soon replaced with FM and I still have total confidence in FM transmitters and receivers.  I use my Futaba 9 Cap Super in both FM and 2.4 GHz configurations, but again, I fly lots of planes [...]

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Servo City Servo Stretcher

Aug 27, 2011 No Comments

One of the big issues with onboard camera setups is getting the pan/tilt system to rotate further than 90 degrees.  Most analog servos are designed to rotate 45 degrees in each direction, but with the servo stretcher you can boost the signal to the servo to gain a rotation of 90 degrees in each direction. This is [...]

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Brunton Solar Roll

Mar 04, 2011 No Comments

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