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03-26-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By DominicM

Durafly Tundra v2 STOL aircraft

The Tundra is back with some shrewd improvements that will make it more durable than it's predecessor. I highlight these and throw it about in the air during it's maiden flight.

Available here:...
03-05-2020, 04:02 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 134
Posted By DominicM

Rubber band dh Tiger Moth conversion to RC

A rubber band free flight De Havilland Tiger Moth kit converted to radio controlled electric power...and it flew so well. This 18 inch / 460mm wingspan kit is available from Vintage Model Company...
Forum: Seaplanes
02-26-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 187
Posted By DominicM

Microaces Hansa-Brandenburg W.12 flying boat

Jon Porter, Director of Microaces, demonstrates this quite awesome looking micro flying boat. The detail on this model is exceptional ! The Mercedes D.III 6 cylinder engine is just one of the detail...
02-23-2020, 09:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 185
Posted By DominicM

Microaces Bristol F.2b

Jon Porter, Director of Microaces, gives us an introduction to his range of unique depron foam sheet constructed micro radio controlled historic model aircraft with the Bristol F.2b. These kits are...
02-12-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By DominicM

P-51 Mustang deadstick, stall and crash

It happens even to the best pilots.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKIQiDD9hCA
02-05-2020, 04:35 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By DominicM

Ford Trimotor "THE TIN GOOSE" 3 Engine Transport

Sharing a video I shot of a unique scale aircraft I've not seen modelled before. The interior matched the excellent detail on the exterior and it was nicely flown on the day by its owner.

This 1:6...
Forum: RC Submarines
01-12-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By DominicM

Jet thrust vectored submarine

Not something you see every day. Filmed at an RC submarine meeting in Bournville last year.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vIyKa9M_2A
01-11-2020, 06:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By DominicM

British Airways Freewing AL37 RC twin 70mm EDF Airliner

Takes about 1 hour to assemble and then quite a bit of effort to apply the custom scheme. A combination of automotive paint and decals. Flying this EDF jet is very easy compared to other RC jets....
01-10-2020, 05:19 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 440
Posted By DominicM

Japanese Yamato class Battleship

Filmed at Bournville RC Yacht Racing and Model Powerboat Club.

[EDIT: Seems the ability to insert YouTube videos is broken...and has been for several weeks. Reported it via Contact Us page.]
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01-02-2020, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 535
Posted By DominicM

Douglas A-1 Skyraider (H-King 800mm with ORX stabiliser)

Takes a few minutes to assemble. Connect up your receiver. Charge a 3S800 pack and you are ready to go. Flight stabilisation system supports Beginner (no inverted) and Expert (stabilised only) modes....
Forum: FPV Vehicles
12-16-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By DominicM

FPV and VR head tracking for yaw/pitch control with QySea FIFISH

No better test of how intuitive this underwater robot is to use than putting it in the hands of a scuba diving instructor. We even tried VR with head tracking enabled. Makes it even more intuitive...
11-14-2019, 06:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 892
Posted By DominicM

Micro Douglas DC-3 Dakota (with retracts & lights)

Another creation from depron wizard Jürgen Schönle. This Douglas DC-3 Dakota features retracts and navigation lights. These micro RC aircraft take significant effort to build. Jurgen told me that...
11-08-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,418
Posted By DominicM

Spitfire crash after aborted landing approach

Not an ideal landing approach but not bad either. Sometimes it's best to take the opportunity and not abort, go around, and aim for perfection. This is why...

Bad luck. Fixable though I suspect.
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11-06-2019, 05:43 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 886
Posted By DominicM

Attop P0 Sky Soar RTF plane with auto-levelling

About as basic as you can get for an RTF model. This is 3 channels and the auto-levelling is permanently switched on so it won't roll inverted. Good thing I guess for anyone who has not flown RC...
11-04-2019, 03:31 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 883
Posted By DominicM

Eachine mini P-51D Mustang

I've flight tested a few of these all-in-the-box ready to fly models this year, and this is certainly the best looking one so far. Looks good and flies well. Perfect for the RC pilot who doesn't have...
10-28-2019, 04:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 910
Posted By DominicM

MD Lockheed P-38 Lightning 1.2m P-38 Lightning

Sent to us by Banggood to try out. It's a cheap kit but a little challenging to assemble, modifications needed but rewarding once got it in the air.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2dP_xMCOY
Forum: RC Submarines
10-28-2019, 03:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By DominicM

Not done that. I don't do anything special. I...

Not done that. I don't do anything special. I have a very good camera and that does all the hard work. It has amazing resolution at 4K60FPS, good optical image stabilisation, good low light...
10-26-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 705
Posted By DominicM

3D thrust vectored indoor Rafale

Doesn't get any better than this. Scratch built and flown by by Jurgen. If only one of the big manufacturers would make this for us all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN9kIEl9Af4
Forum: RC Tanks
10-24-2019, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By DominicM

Impressive scratch built Mine Flair Tank (Minefield Clearing Vehicle)

Mind boggling level of engineering has gone into this vehicle. Superb demonstration from the owner.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYpuayqNtlI
Forum: RC Submarines
10-24-2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By DominicM

Tom - I use a GoPro HERO 7 Black for underwater...

Tom - I use a GoPro HERO 7 Black for underwater video. Hope that helps ;)
Forum: RC Submarines
10-23-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,170
Posted By DominicM

Nautilus submarine (with underwater views)

Filmed at an annual gathering of superb RC submarines in Bournville near Birmingham, UK.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZB1cPRzpLsk
10-21-2019, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,380
Posted By DominicM

Formation take off disaster

It really could not have gone more wrong :rolleyes: Lesson here is not to follow the other guy on take-off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngO0BXeaJIE
Forum: RC Tanks
10-19-2019, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 418
Posted By DominicM

Leipzig Trade Fair action (huge tank area)

German Heavy Tanks in action at Leipzig's Modell-Hobby-Spiel. Against the terrain, with the sound effects and filming low you would think they were full size.
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10-18-2019, 01:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,028
Posted By DominicM

Micro Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat

Jurgen shows us another of his scratch built, ultra light, creations at the Leipzig Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair. This Catalina weighs in at only 38g and is 1:48 scale. Features differential power...
Forum: RC Tanks
10-14-2019, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By DominicM

Armoured Vehicle-Launched Bridge (AVLB) support vehicle

This is probably the most complex RC we have ever filmed for 'Essential RC'. I cannot imagine the engineering that went into making this AVLB. The owner was using a highly complex transmitter with...
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