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02-27-2021, 12:32 AM
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Views: 149
Posted By DominicM

Avios Spitfire formation flight from the cockpit

So relaxing to fly like this...except for the landing. Yet to master that but getting there.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRULJkSLhuY
02-22-2021, 04:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 133
Posted By DominicM

Kyosho Mini-Z 4x4 RTR Toyota 4Runner | Backyard course

Got our hands on a 4Runner from RCM8.net in the UK. Got it along with their recommended toolkit and used it to make some changes. Great little 4x4 for use in the backyard during lockdown. Building a...
02-08-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 600
Posted By DominicM

Fly Wing Bell UH-1 'Huey'

We got our hands on the new Bell UH-1 'Huey' from Fly Wing. Relatively short video showing the unboxing through assembly to it's first flight with tips along the way.

71 cm from front tip of main...
02-04-2021, 12:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 481
Posted By DominicM

Chris Golds de Havilland DH 91 Albatross

In storage for 15 -20 years so a few things needed replacing and updating but it's ready to go for it's re-maiden...as is the Concorde in the background.
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02-02-2021, 06:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 470
Posted By DominicM

Fly Wing FW450 v2

My buddy Carl unboxes, assembles, sets up and flies this very clever GPS enabled helicopter. Everything in the box, minutes to assemble and features altitude hold, one-key return function, auto...
01-30-2021, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By DominicM

Follow up flight. More aerobatic and some amazing...

Follow up flight. More aerobatic and some amazing slow inverted.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LswySpaARYI
01-27-2021, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By DominicM

NEW HobbyKing F4U Corsair

Super little "almost ready to fly" warbird in this size just like it's predecessors in this 750mm series from HobbyKing. Assembly takes minutes and flies like a much larger model due to the clever...
01-25-2021, 12:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 241
Posted By DominicM

Drift Tank in the Snow

Just about the only RC we had that would work in the snow in the backyard. Great fun.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2pCZJHK8i8
01-23-2021, 02:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 232
Posted By DominicM

FMS Roc Hobby Katana

Perfect size for some crawling over a temporary course in the backyard or even indoors. My buddy Carl gave his a go in a flower bed in the back yard while is missus wasn't watching :D
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01-20-2021, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,259
Posted By DominicM

Flight video ! with some essential advice and...

Flight video ! with some essential advice and recommendations from Carl...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EEgkMExLMyk
Forum: RC Jets
01-17-2021, 02:55 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 27,618
Posted By DominicM

Absolutely stunning Javad. Thanks for pinging me...

Absolutely stunning Javad. Thanks for pinging me an email drawing my attention to this. Hope I get the chance to capture this Phantom in my 4K viewfinder in the not too distant future.
12-31-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 900
Posted By DominicM

Homemade rocket with explosive astronaut ejection

All things considered it went quite well although it could so easily have been a disaster. The vertical launch rail holding up the rocket slightly restricted the launch but...it did get off the...
12-26-2020, 02:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,259
Posted By DominicM

Fly Wing Bell 206 Brushless 450 Class

Carl's latest acquisition needed a little assembly. In this video he takes you through his steps and advice for getting this nice 450 class scale helicopter together ready for its first flight. We'll...
Forum: AutoGyros
12-24-2020, 07:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 652
Posted By DominicM

Weir - W2 Autogyro

A fantastic creation demonstrated at Old Warden Aerodrome at the ModelAir event and in the hands of this experienced pilot it really was a joy to capture it flying in the warm breeze.

Richard the...
12-20-2020, 11:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 697
Posted By DominicM

NEW Micro 'speed flea' speed logger

The most compact way to determine the max speed of your RC whether it be surface or air. Powered off the balance plug on your lipo. Also gives pack voltage. So small and light it can practically fit...
12-06-2020, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 912
Posted By DominicM

You've answered your own question. You don't need...

You've answered your own question. You don't need the FC in the airplane. You just need to supply power directly to the VTX at the correct voltage. Check what that is and decide if you can use the...
12-01-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 746
Posted By DominicM

Two Spitfire formation flown from the cockpit

I might not go back to flying traditional line of sight from the ground. This is getting addictive. We learnt a lot from this flight and are looking forward to our next sortie.
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11-28-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,004
Posted By DominicM

Spitfire chasing an A-10 Warthog from cockpit

Worked out better than expected. Only one minor collision but the relative speed was low so was just a bump !

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WSk6iG4a6s
11-17-2020, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 773
Posted By DominicM

DJI FPV and Insta360 Go on Top Gun Freewing L-39 jet

Amazing fun using the DJI FPV HD system to stay tight on his adversary. Pilot Gui in action with his Freewing L-39 tracking down an SU-30, a Skysword and a T-28 Trojan. Some of the onboard action...
11-11-2020, 02:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By DominicM

Flying the Freewing L39 jet from the cockpit head tracked

My friend Gui has the DJI FPV camera cleverly integrated into the pilot figure with head tracking in his Freewing L39 EDF jet. FPV flying experience doesn't get any better than this.
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11-09-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By DominicM

You're entitled to an opinion I guess. :D I think...

You're entitled to an opinion I guess. :D I think you are grade A clueless but again, just an opinion.
11-09-2020, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By DominicM

Flying the Avios Spitfire from the cockpit

I've wanted to try this for a long time but the quality of video to FPV goggles hasn't been that great until the new DJI system arrived. 1080P at 60 frames per second to the goggles with low latency....
11-05-2020, 03:46 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 861
Posted By DominicM

Freewing Saab JAS-39 Gripen

Very quick assembly but the transmitter setup for the elevons and canards was a little challenging. On first flight I failed to get this jet in the air with 6S6000 pack. CG too far forward. But with...
11-03-2020, 04:50 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,412
Posted By DominicM

Operational winch on a Westland Wessex

I thought this was quite a nice scale feature. Not seen it before so great to be able to film it in action. Don't think I would want to be the guy in the basket though ! :eek:
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10-03-2020, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,816
Posted By DominicM

Giant Sikorsky HH-52 Seaguard Helicopter first flight

Scale: 1:6
Shell: Available from Red Lodge Helicopters
Mechanics: Vario
Turbine: Wren 50 heli turbine running on paraffin
Many custom made framework and internals.

The HH-52 was the U.S. Coast...
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