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Posted by bsbauman | Yesterday @ 01:46 PM | 109 Views
Husky Ride
Posted by KIWIFLYER1 | 05-17-2016 @ 11:29 PM | 1,154 Views
Interesting little gasser, I put this motor in my Black Horse 87" Hurricane and hurls it around the sky effortlessly. Plane weighs 8.5 kg or 18.73 lbs for you folk who are not into metrication. Two niggling issues with this motor: Muffler kept coming loose, any amount of locktite wont hold it in place, problem solved by using longer M4 cap screws with steel disc washers under the heads of the cap screws, the washers sit flat on the outside of the exhaust body, similar to how the OS 33 GT muffler is mounted. This means that the screws have more bite and the pressure is more even using the steel disc washers, which very conveniently had a 4mm hole in the center of them.
Should have been mounted like this ex factory. I also used high temperature silicone on the exhaust header gaskets, this gives them an absolute flat leak free area to sit on. Second issue: Muffler is quite noisy, needs baffles to hush it a little but much quieter than DLE 35 equivalent.
The Evolution 33 is an easy to start motor using an electric starter but is reluctant to re start by hand when hot, but will re start quickly with the electric starter.
Motor easily swings an 18x8 prop, according to other users, and I dare say it would easily handle a slightly larger prop, but no real advantage by doing so. I am still on my break in prop at present which is a 17x8 XOAR. Break in period is quite long and involved but worth the effort.
I like this motor because it has beam and radial mounting, gives you a much broader choice of planes to put it into, if you are replacing an old 1.60 Glow motor with the GX 33.having the beam mounting lugs is a real bonus.
For quietness and smoothness of operation, if I was given the choice of an OS 33GT
Or the Evolution GX 33, I would most likely go for the OS 33, it's just that little bit smoother and quieter and starts by hand first flick every time.
Posted by Iflyalot | 05-15-2016 @ 12:14 PM | 1,464 Views
The owner of a beautiful RC jet was doing some last minute inspection of it before flight when another guy walks up and asks, "I don't see your FAA numbers, where are they?" The owners answer was, "Look right into this exhaust pipe and they will light up for you."
Posted by YarSmythe | 05-10-2016 @ 12:15 PM | 2,210 Views
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Posted by rolling circle | 04-27-2016 @ 11:13 PM | 5,126 Views
Spring time... Finally... Last Sunday evening... chilling and flying at sunset

VELOXITY SPRING V6 - YouTube

Posted by pittsartist | 04-23-2016 @ 01:11 PM | 5,985 Views
Has some fun Thusday helping a young chap I met whilst flying F3P out with his college project.

Stick with it .... the fun starts about halfway through

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pv0qbs2If_k

Posted by CZS550 | 04-23-2016 @ 05:55 AM | 5,992 Views
My new favorite plane.
Posted by CZS550 | 04-23-2016 @ 05:43 AM | 5,994 Views
My first gas airplane!
Posted by RAF | 04-20-2016 @ 02:00 PM | 6,309 Views
Originaly posted in Photo Of The Month Contest December '09

Flying christmas tree - YouTube

Posted by NC_3D_FLYER | 04-14-2016 @ 08:39 PM | 9,542 Views
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5JTRKNXfRw
This is my flight with the XR 61 from PA, this is setup you can get with the plane called the Ipas pro package. This plane by far the best flying electric 3D plane I've seen or flown, don't believe it, pick one of these beauties for yourself and give it a try.
Posted by T_Simatovic | 04-08-2016 @ 11:22 AM | 10,818 Views
Hey guys, here's a video I just put together, not bad for Windows live movie maker! This is my new design I am selling on my website, and they come with a custom paint job by myself! Enjoy!
Tomas Simatovic Flying the TAS Extra 300 V4 -...

Posted by pittsartist | 03-30-2016 @ 02:49 PM | 12,601 Views
Here's the evidence - a 3 ship formation run to the seaside on Good Friday


https://flic.kr/s/aHskxufSzT
Posted by Kendalldad | 03-30-2016 @ 07:20 AM | 12,677 Views
106 edge hucking - YouTube


everything went well time to get it tuned
Posted by Scottsrn | 03-29-2016 @ 09:36 PM | 12,676 Views
Ways of getting better at 3d with 3d planes when it always seem windy.
This is the most windy time of year.
Posted by Stangflyer | 03-29-2016 @ 03:21 AM | 12,961 Views
Hangar 9 3.1m Sukhoi/3W 170
SD Models 40% Extra 260/3W 157CS
Pilot 40% 129" Yak 54/3W 210CSTS
Posted by Kingfish | 03-25-2016 @ 04:36 PM | 13,802 Views
JR 8911 HV all around, DA 70, Pulse lipo 2550 x2, Falcon 24x10 Carbon fiber prop, tech-ibec , spectrum AR 9110, EF flow aster fuel tank 24oz, B&E graphic new plane can't wait to fly it