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12-20-2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,591
Posted By GarySS

Nick, Have you had previous problems with other...

Nick, Have you had previous problems with other electric powered aircraft in this area?
12-19-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 64,591
Posted By GarySS

Nick, Well, the two aileron servos are out in...

Nick,
Well, the two aileron servos are out in the wing and the rudder and elevator servos are way back in the tail. There shouldn't be any interference from the servo motors. The receiver's...
09-04-2021, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,603
Posted By GarySS

A little bit of suspense on the way down here

Short clip of an engine out:

(143) Pitts Special Engine Failure- Fuel Starvation - YouTube
03-20-2021, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

More direct information from Horizon: (34)...

More direct information from Horizon:

(34) Mike Patey's famous DRACO & an interview and a demo with the world class RC Pilot, Ali Machinchy. - YouTube
03-18-2021, 07:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Draco Model Debut - Horizon Hobbies Product

Just for Draco Fans:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvHNJNCgpfA
12-13-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Mike's Official Announcement Video - Draco X Starting

With this update Video Mike is declaring the start of construction of Draco X: >>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX6ZwDcLACA
12-07-2020, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Aviation Content Creators Awards This 3:36...

Aviation Content Creators Awards

This 3:36 minute video talks about Mikes future plans. The “time points” below divide up this video.

0:00 Misc. Introductory remarks
0:12 Mark & Mike Patey 's...
11-25-2020, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,495
Posted By GarySS

Recent Video recounting this incident with the participants

Here is a 15 minute YouTube video that retells the incident with most of the actual pilots stating their experience.

The day the Swedish Air Force Saab 37 Viggen saved the Lockheed SR-71...
10-10-2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,003
Posted By GarySS

OK, this is how to do it (as shown from a...

OK, this is how to do it (as shown from a different angle). Yes, occasionally planes go off the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TmzAP1lkUeY&feature=youtu.be
08-06-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,003
Posted By GarySS

Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 - St. Bart's Landing Challenge

This is amusing, maybe for some, on how to get better simulating landings at St. Bart's. 12 minutes long.............

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EmrbojH5Ni8
05-04-2020, 01:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Here is a longer video detailing a lot of Mike...

Here is a longer video detailing a lot of Mike Patey's history including his major projects. The part pertaining to Draco and its eventual successor DRACO X can be found starting at the 17:05 point...
05-04-2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,003
Posted By GarySS

Landings at St. Barts - 7 commuter airplanes

If you generally admire a good landing here’s a short 4-minute rapid fire video of seven full-scale landings into St. Barts airport, located on a tiny eastern Caribbean island, Saint Barthélemy. From...
03-20-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Remembering Draco I - Turbine Startup, External View

Link to a short video showing the turbine startup:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V2kS-KULX-I
01-14-2020, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

What a Surprise!

At first I thought this video was about Mile Patey's new project "Scrappy", but check out the first 5 minutes (all about Draco II). I'll keep this thread on the Draco concept so just FYI, several...
Forum: Marketplace
11-28-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 699
Posted By GarySS

Hitec Optima 9 receiver (option for two)

For Sale: One or two Optima 9 channel receivers….your option (Never Flown). These receivers were installed in aircraft and tested. Now as I am consolidating radio brands and don’t need them. New,...
Forum: Marketplace
11-26-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,178
Posted By GarySS

Hitec Flash 8 Transmitter with Optima 7Ch receiver

Listed is a near new condition, clean, and unscratched Flash 8 transmitter; however the timer alarm sound is very faint due to a design defect. But the timer screen display works very well. This...
11-21-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Brief shot of Draco status while Mike is building different plane

Mike is building a different radical plane from various parts (Not Draco's) , but he briefly discussed DRACO's status 24 1/2 minutes into his most recent YouTube video. Here is a screen shot of...
10-20-2019, 12:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Apparently GOOD News -

When you smash your airplane pick it up, put it in a corner for a while, and then go back and rebuild it better than before...…...see last 5/6 seconds of this video.
...
09-16-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Incredibly bad news with Draco's crash. So glad...

Incredibly bad news with Draco's crash. So glad Mike walked away and there was no fire. It looks like Draco can be rebuild, but it is quite a set back.
...
07-30-2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Pure STOL performance ...

Pure STOL performance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbT9NR8civM
07-26-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Looks like Horizon could put out a model of the...

Looks like Horizon could put out a model of the Draco: See link>>>> https://www.facebook.com/HorizonHobby/videos/471033356805599/
07-05-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Mike should be a motivational speaker for any higher learning institution!!!

I should listen to this guy every morning. ...........GET it DONE!!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYQTl4TPlwU
06-27-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,629
Posted By GarySS

Draco is still flying-----update. ...

Draco is still flying-----update.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAjGDphn1jA
Forum: The Clubhouse
03-17-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By GarySS

DCS - Digital Combat Simulator "advertisement"

Interesting promotion for a study computer simulator for flight combat.....or just flying around. But it ISN'T as easy as they make it out to be. LOL
Click on:
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12-13-2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 962
Posted By GarySS

ATC audio "rescuing" extreme low F-18 into Lambert St. Louis

Appx 4 minute audio transcript of an air traffic control aiding a F-18 in extreme low visibility conditions. The F-18 was running out of fuel and declared an emergency. Newspaper story of the...
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