David Vaught

My First MAN Article

Oct 26, 2011 No Comments

A few years ago I submitted this article to MAN.  It was selected and published in the first issues of On The Flight Line. Density Altitude We all have visions that our planes will fly wonderfully simply because we took the time to carefully build them.  We may also believe our new ARF or RTF [...]

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The wind is shifting as winter approaches

Oct 16, 2011 No Comments

So all summer you learned to take-off and land on runway 18 into a south wind.  Likely your club has a runway alignment to accommodate prevailing winds when much of your flying takes place.  But now as the winds shift one has to begin learning and experiencing a new runway.  While it seems easy, many [...]

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The wind is shifting as winter approaches

Oct 16, 2011 No Comments

So all summer you learned to take-off and land on runway 18 into a south wind.  Likely your club has a runway alignment to accommodate prevailing winds when much of your flying takes place.  But now as the winds shift one has to begin learning and experiencing a new runway.  While it seems easy, many [...]

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Get your shop ready for winter

Oct 15, 2011 No Comments

I do all my building in my garage.  I have heat and air conditioning, but I typically do not heat it all winter long, especially at night.  If you are like me, it might be time to get some things in order.  First I package up my batteries into military ammo cans so I can [...]

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Duck Hunting and Radio Control

Oct 13, 2011 No Comments

I am a duck hunter and have been most of my life.  With my father being a waterfowl biologist I guess I was one lucky kid.  Anyway, all my radio control efforts have lead to three new developments for my fall 2011 hunting including a remote control duck with a boat rudder, speed 400 motor [...]

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iPhly – Turn you iPhone into an RC Transmitter

Oct 08, 2011 No Comments

This is cool technology.  Basically you attach the iPhly actuator to your iPhone, down load the program, and then what you see is a visual slope indicator.  By tipping the phone the plane responds with control movements.  Holding the phone level makes the plane fly level.  Moving your finger up and down the screen controls [...]

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RevoLectrix introduces there new Cellpro 10XP Multi Chemistry Charger

Oct 07, 2011 No Comments

RevLectric continues to develop what the user demands in electronics for the RC industry.  Here is their newest: In addition to all the great features found in the original Cellpro 10s charger, the new Cellpro 10xp adds multi-chemistry charging capability, much higher charging power and automatic charge/discharge-to-storage cabability. With support for up to 15A max [...]

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Hitec announces their brand new four-channel multicharger plus AC power supply, the X4 AC Plus!

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

From their press release: The X4 AC Plus, Four-Channel Multicharger with AC Power Supply We raised the bar on the X4 and equipped it with a built-in AC power supply. Our new X4 AC Plus, has four-port computer controlled capability with a built-in 22 amp power supply which can be powered by a standard 120 [...]

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