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04-06-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

as for his jumping career, I think it's at an end.. I may end up just buying one of your pre made jumpers, *micro skydiver* instead.
*just the jumper, his arms and suit only, no chute as I've...
04-06-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

no, the webcam I have now takes grainy, and undetailed pics. it'll be awhile.. *as before...* and I'm still undecided on whether it's a good idea to offset the motor or have it below the prop...
04-03-2007, 12:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,711
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Sneak peak of the NEW paraplane!

Whoa.. that's awesome!!!!
03-28-2007, 01:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,500
Posted By spinbotz

RE: jumpers and planes

That's a really nice chute there, Juan, X3 I got plain white, since I wasn't sure how expensive it would be to get a colored chute.
03-28-2007, 01:53 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

yikes, I'd better get some pics posted of my duel purpose skydiver paramotorist..O.O;;;
03-25-2007, 10:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,500
Posted By spinbotz

RE: jumpers and planes

Thanks, will try to, I might be chicken for doing this, but I will try Static Line drops even with the fact I have mounted a pilot chute to tug out the main upon drop.
03-25-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,525
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Skydiver with Static Line?

Hmmm.. so static line sounds like the best way to exit the plane then. I'll give it a shot then.
that sucks to hear about the reserve chute failing.. XC
03-24-2007, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,914
Posted By spinbotz

RE: The Beginner's Guide to Skydiving

Sounds like a good way to keep an organized log of each dive and whether changes to the skydiver helped or not. Also a good way to keep a log of friends you make too, and giving /recieving help on...
03-23-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,767
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Safety switch ideas wanted?

Perhaps include that as an internal unit with a pull string switch? *build the skydiver as normal, but include the safety powerup switches and have them internal, *unless this was already discussed*...
03-23-2007, 01:14 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 16,569
Posted By spinbotz

RE: R/C Skydive Rally for 2007

Hey all, is it ok to ask if someone or a group, take vids, and photos of both the participants, the event, and the skydivers, and jump planes? Some of us won't be able to attend due to constraints,...
03-22-2007, 10:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,914
Posted By spinbotz

RE: The Beginner's Guide to Skydiving

Glad to see your contributions, Juan and Golden Knight. I need to take pics of my skydiver setup asap for use as idea starters for someone to build just the skydiver itself, then purchase a custom...
03-21-2007, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,914
Posted By spinbotz

RE: The Beginner's Guide to Skydiving

? How does one control a skydiver?

@ There are a few ways. Folks may add these to replying posts below this to add to the finer details of skydiver control.

@ to set up your radio for...
03-21-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,914
Posted By spinbotz

The Beginner's Guide to Skydiving

I thought this might be a helpful thread to kinda put all the info about beginning skydiving for new pilots



Some commonly asked questions:

?what's an rc skydiver?

@it's a...
Forum: Unusual R/C
03-21-2007, 08:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,642
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Rogallo wing airplane?

I built my own rogallo wing based *kite* plane, what fun to fly!!! X3

if anyone wants, i can post pics of it here to use as reference. I've flown it both at a park and a flying field for regular...
03-21-2007, 08:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,500
Posted By spinbotz

RE: jumpers and planes

Nice!!! wished I lived closer to ya, I'd be able to get some tips and a ride to the sky for my skydiver. *now nearly finished. I'm building his second pack,*the first one won't work as is...*
I'm...
03-21-2007, 12:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,525
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Skydiver with Static Line?

*nods* I'll try your advice GeeW. Also, I am fashioning my own drop container which is transferable to most planes capable of carrying at least a lb and a half of payload. I am trying hard to make it...
03-21-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

Good idea on recording drop heights there, Juan ^^
03-14-2007, 10:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

Thanks! I'm hoping to set up a simpler version of the standard target landing zone layout. *simplistic 20 ft wide circle of stakes with ribbons tied to the stakes to outline a bulls eye along with a...
03-14-2007, 12:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,709
Posted By spinbotz

RE: polypropylene sheet and wing sheeting

(otherwise known as a Rogallo Wing ^^ ) a simple delta shaped wing that is composed of four stiffening rods or spars, and tyvek either glued or taped to the spars to create the rogallo wing. (old,...
03-13-2007, 07:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,630
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC SKDIVING FORUM

What does the target landing zone look like and how should the landing target zone be set? can you use weighted down ribbon creating a generally large circle of sorts for the skydiver to descend to?...
03-13-2007, 02:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,600
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC Skydivers in Virginia area

*reserve will be operated by the aileron mode on the left side of the TX so in case his main *built by Dave Naylor *very high quality!!* fouls up or doesn't open, I can hit the reserve *basic...
03-13-2007, 02:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,600
Posted By spinbotz

RE: RC Skydivers in Virginia area

Great news, got my lil guy's arms moving like a pro. now all I have to do is redo the pack system. *it won't work as is.. unfortunately.. XC* so I have to custom make a new pack to hold his rig. I am...
Forum: Unusual R/C
03-13-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,895
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Anyone Else Have One Of These?

The only problem I had with a national geographic version of this land yacht, is that the front wheel doesn't respond fast enough. it's not a digital proportional system, and takes a while to turn...
Forum: Unusual R/C
03-13-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 39,043
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Powered Parachutes

the chute on mine won't move. only the trailing edges will. *doesn't swing the figure itself from side to side, though that'd be a nice thing to do... if the servos were strong enough to do so with...
03-12-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,525
Posted By spinbotz

RE: Skydiver with Static Line?

I aim to put a reserve just in case. I've had nothing but rather bad luck with non openings or partial openings leading to twisted lines and hard d/d's into the ground, the hood of a truck, (no...
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