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Proper servo setup techniques & programming tricks to fly like a pro

Oct 21, 2011 8 Comments

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS. After installing your servos according the manufacturer’s directions, you might find that when the servo arm is placed on the spline, it isn’t at a perfect right angle to the servo casing. Or, after you’ve hooked up the various linkages, you discover there is too much or not enough [...]

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The Red Tailed Mustang

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

Here is the completed bird ready for its for photo shoot.  I tried to do the color scheme of the N.A. P-51D Mustang of the 302nd FS, 332nd FG, of the 15th AF.  This was based in Ramitelli, Italy during January 1945.  This group was made of entirely of black personnel, known as the famous [...]

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VENOM GROUP – Low Voltage Monitor

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

Venom’s new Low Voltage Monitor is designed for quick and easy voltage checking on your 2S-8S LiPO batteries. This monitor provides easy-to-read visual readout and an audible alarm if one or more cells within the pack gets too low. The audible alarm is factory set at 3.3V, although it can be adjusted between 2.7-3.8V. Just [...]

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My new project

Oct 12, 2011 No Comments

Here is a photo of something I am working on in the shop.  You will soon see a complete how to article on converting your Mustang over to one like mine.  I will soon have the AeroWorks Mustang converted over to look like the famous Red-Tail Warbird of the Tuskegee aviators.

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Composite-ARF (Comp-ARF) F4U Corsair

Oct 05, 2011 3 Comments

The Composite-ARF (Comp-ARF) F4U Corsair is a true museum-quality warbird. It can be purchased in three versions: the standard kit featuring a plug-in wing, the folding wing kit, and the deluxe ARF folding wing kit with the wing mechanism installed, flying surfaces hinged and gear doors hinged and installed, which is the subject of this [...]

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RealFlight 6, the latest in realism

Sep 30, 2011 4 Comments

RealFlight has just announced their all-new RealFlight 6, which should be available in late October. RealFlight 6  gives pilots more realistic physics along with an InterLink Elite Controller that’s configured like a heli transmitter but also has a lot more aircraft are available to choose from as well!  With RealFlight 6 you could fly a [...]

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Hangar 9 Pawnee, our new review plane

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments

We just got this in the Hangar 9 Pawnee; this is one big bird!  It has working landing gear that can take landing after landing.   So of course, we are going to make it as a large tow plane for our local glider group. We may even add a GoPro camera or two to it.

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Align RC Helicopter with a GoPro at the Soulstyce 2011

Sep 26, 2011 2 Comments

What do you get when you mount a GoPro camera on an RC helicopter, with a talented pilot and some the best BXM Dirt Jumpers in the World all working to get a piece of the $10,000?  You get a video like this:   Chad Sackman (right) is the pilot of the helicopter and Mike [...]

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