R/C Blogs - FlyingGiants
Posted by burntorange59 | Yesterday @ 06:34 PM | 70 Views
I'm looking for a very stable 3D flyer. I have seen the Bling 3D and really like it, but I have been unable to find one. If I could find something like the Ultra Stick in a 50cc size. I'm looking for 50cc size because I have a DL50. Any help, would be great!
Posted by MissQ | 07-19-2017 @ 10:45 PM | 336 Views
Gens Ace and the Tattu brand has a strong reputation in high-performance batteries. Recently, they expanded into speed controllers with the Tattu 30A BLHeli_S ESC, and sent us a set to review.

What's Included

An ESC is a basic component, and often sold in nothing more than a static bag. These Tattu ESCs aim for a higher standard and are supplied in a sleek black box. Inside are the ESCs, of course, as well as a printed manual. This was a nice change from many products we've seen recently that should come with documentation, but don't. You might not think an ESC requires a manual, but it actually provides a lot of useful information on what the startup tones actually mean and what the various settings do.


Each ESC appears to be well built with good soldering; components are placed with care and give the ESC a level profile across the top and bottom. Having a level profile prevents extra stress to raised components, which can be especially important in a crash. To connect to the motors, solder pads are provided which can be used from both the top and the bottom of the board. We like solder pads because they're easier to work with than connecting bare wires together and more reliable than bullet connectors. The pads are generously spaced, so accidental bridging is all but impossible. This does leave you with a set of exposed connectors, so it's important to protect them with some kind of sealant, glue, heat shrink, or even electrical tape work fine, if you ever fly in wet conditions. Signal wire and battery leads are soldered on at the factory before shrink wrapping.
Lead wires have silicon insulation and are very generous in length. The power leads appear to be 20-gauge, and the signal wires 26-gauge. The signal wire is wrapped with its own separate ground wire—a plus for electrical noise reduction. It's nice that the power leads are pre-tinned and the signal wire is crimped to a servo header, but on today's tight race builds it's likely that both sets of wires will need trimmed down.
One feature you won't find is a BEC. Many newer builds use a PDB with a regulator included, and many FC boards, cameras, and VTx parts now connect directly to battery voltage. We built these up on a DYS F4 Pro and the BEC would have just added unnecessary weight.

These ESCs run BLHeli_S, which allows easy access to settings through the BLHeli Configurator. According to Tattu, they support regular 1–2ms pulse width input, Oneshot125, Oneshot42, Multshot, DShot150, DShot300 and DShot600; all of which are automatically detected by the ESC at boot.
With Betaflight 3.1, setup is easier than ever. I literally soldered these in without regard for which motor wires should go where. I booted BLHeli Configurator and corrected the motor direction where appropriate. After that, I selected DShot600 in Betaflight Configurator, and then it was props on and ready to fly. There's no need to even calibrate with DShot.
The choice of BLHeli_S is a little curious for what's aiming to be a high-end product. After all, products with BLHeli_32 are already on the market and support DShot1200—a digital communication protocol that finally beats out the best that analog could offer. These Tattu ESCs top out with Multishot or DShot600. After flying them, though, I challenge anyone to tell the difference in a blind test.


While I couldn't get a 5S on them, I did punch out and fly hard on RaceKraft 5051s on 4S, putting in the best lap times for our informal track day. That's a pretty steep current draw, but the ESCs handled it without issue. After the flight they were a little warm, but nothing concerning. The flight itself was smooth, clean, and responsive at all speeds. In short, these ESCs did their job in every possible way.

There's almost nothing to complain about here: performance, cooling, layout, components, software are all solid. You'll miss out on a BEC and DShot1200, but most builds today have separate voltage regulators and the improvement from DShot600 is largely academic—your system almost certainly has greater lag elsewhere. This kind of no-compromise performance and quality means you'll pay a premium at nearly twice the cost of budget ESCs. Tattu appears to have put a lot of thought and effort into this product, and it shows. We expect the Tattu brand's reputation will carry over from their batteries to these ESCs without any hesitation.
Purchase Tattu 30A ESCs at genstattu.com.
Source: http://www.genstattu.com/blog/tattu-..._s-esc-review/
Posted by Ethan Ater | 07-13-2017 @ 02:30 PM | 807 Views
Cody Wojcik does it yet again with his newest release and first ever SuperLite series design, the Crack Laser Pro! This plane is by far one of the best Superlite foamie 3d planes on the market. It tracks like it's on rails, has extreme throws, and plenty of power with the recommended power combo. It is a definite must have for the best indoor 3d performance! Thank you TwistedHobbys for the support and thanks to the Lord for His blessings!

Plane and power combo available at TwistedHobbys.com

Enjoy the video!

Twisted Hobbys Crack Laser Pro (2 min 58 sec)

Posted by MissQ | 07-12-2017 @ 02:58 AM | 932 Views
Gens ace 5000mAh 18.5V 45C 5S1P Lipo Battery Pack is a good choice to participate in the national F3A...

Posted by RussellRifleRoll | 07-10-2017 @ 12:36 PM | 1,079 Views
P FOAMY (4 min 51 sec)

Posted by Xpress.. | 07-10-2017 @ 11:33 AM | 1,153 Views
I've had this airplane for about 2 years now and have grown very fond of it. I've made probably a dozen different changes to its internals to better its performance or improve upon other areas that were not assembled correctly. It has taught me how to really fly 3D with larger airplanes and as such, I refuse to let it die.

I've also managed to crash it probably half a dozen times

I've been fortunate enough to have crashed it in manners where it is rebuildable. This time, I had what I am certain is the engine overheating on me right at the worst possible moment- at the bottom of a waterfall. As I punched full throttle to climb back out the engine decided it had enough and dropped back on me. Truth be told I probably should not have been flying in 95F heat with 95% humidity, everybody was having power loss issues. If you're gonna play with fire you're bound to get burnt at some point.

This blog will document the repairs and changes I make to the airplane from this particular incident. This is what the airplane looked like the day I brought it home. It had roughly 15 flights on it so it was fairly new.

A club member happened to be filming the flight:

Remote control Airplane 107" Stunt Flying and Fail 7-8-2017 (4 min 21 sec)

I know the engine sounds a bit unhealthy but it has ran like this as long as I've owned it. It's really worn out compared to my new DA120.
Posted by MissQ | 07-04-2017 @ 05:53 AM | 1,587 Views
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Posted by jackyoung | 07-02-2017 @ 09:26 AM | 1,702 Views
How to choose the best battery for quadcopter?

Before choosing the battery for your quadcopter, you should know about the flight times, C-rate, Capacity, Average Amp Draw, brands and price of the battery.

For example,

Flight time =(Battery Capacity * Battery Discharge /Average Amp Draw)*60

For calculate your quadcopter flight time, you have to know three factors: Battery Capacity , Battery Discharge and Average Amp Draw

It's a complex process that I high recommend this detail article about How to choose the best battery for quadcopter, After reading it, you will know how to do.

How to keep your drone flying continuously?

There is actually a ton of ways to extend the battery life of your drone without having to insert a new battery unless that's your plan. However, if you want some other options to try, we’ve got them.

  1. Knowing when to charge the battery
  2. Keep an extra battery
  3. Check the weather before you go
  4. Remove your camera
  5. Remove the prop guards
  6. Don’t destroy your battery
  7. The proper voltage

Extending your flight time is easy as pie, and there is a ton of ways to do so. Knowing how to extend the flight time to the full extent of your drone is solely based on your drone, so knowing your drone is very important.
Posted by MissQ | 06-27-2017 @ 02:10 AM | 2,142 Views
Tattu R-line won the 2017 MultiGP Spec Class Voting!

Thanks a lot for all you guys voting for Tattu 1550mAh 95C 4S, making Tattu the most voted battery amongst all the other famous brands.

Let's meet in MultiGP Open in Aug.

Win battery is: http://www.genstattu.com/tattu-r-lin...tery-pack.html
Posted by rc123 | 06-26-2017 @ 09:46 PM | 2,111 Views
Hacker a100 and jeti 200a esc also have hacker a200 and jeti 300a esc.
$500 for A100 combo used in 4 10minute filghts on 12s lipo
$1000 for A200 and 300a esc both are brand new
Posted by mnragnar | 06-26-2017 @ 02:05 PM | 2,153 Views
My new Hangar 9 Beast made for a great show, but the big star of the show was the smoke! Harlan's "Bad Dog Smokes" fan spray smoke nozzles rock!


Glenn's Hangar 9 Beast Joins the Sturgeon Lake Balsa Busters - Part 2 - June 24th, 2017 (13 min 21 sec)

Glenn's Hangar 9 Beast Joins the Sturgeon Lake Balsa Busters - Part 1 - June 24th, 2017 (18 min 4 sec)

Posted by mnragnar | 06-22-2017 @ 05:27 PM | 2,382 Views
The Hangar 9 Beast!

My collection is complete with E-flite UMX, e-flite 60e and now the Hangar 9 100.
Posted by rolling circle | 06-22-2017 @ 11:22 AM | 2,490 Views
Hope everyone is doing well. Crack Yak time. Fun little design that never gets old. Super fun and extremely durable. Great for flying in the yard in the summertime or whenever. I did a little customization of my trim scheme. No editing really. It is what it is. Hope you enjoy. Have fun and "Stay Twisted My Friends"

The Black Yak Vid (4 min 36 sec)

Posted by MissQ | 06-21-2017 @ 04:31 AM | 2,495 Views
I'm just going to be doing a pretty quick simple review on a product that was sent to me by a company that a lot of you guys know they are called Tattu, and their pretty cool ESC. So, yeah let's get into it here we go, obviously it's a ESC I haven't seen these by the company yet I have only seen their batteries and they're quite amazing. So hopefully do you stand up to the same quality. You open the package and first thing you see their nice pamphlet. It's got a pretty simple basic explanation as to how the ESC works, what the beeps mean whenever you plug your lipo in. It’s so pretty good for any newbie out there.

So alright there you go very nice packaging. There are 30A 2-5s Blheli_s Dshot ESC. They're ready to go out of the box. I did open this one already have taken a peek, so again let's take these out. The Component placement looks immaculate looks really good and there is a heat sink already installed 20 gauge wires and the signal and ground wires are not coated in plastic which is huge plus. I don't understand why you see manufacturers even put out esc with that material, soldering irons get hot and plastic melts pretty easily, so silicone is nice.

Let's look at the esc that I've already opened up and get a nice closer look at what these look like. I haven't seen any ESC like this I originally thought these were probably rebranded like most companies do. But Tattu actually engineered these from the ground up and, with the quality of their batteries, I'm pretty sure that these are going to be pretty amazing so here's a closer look at the esc component placement and from looks of it,

It's pretty easy to see that quality standards were very high. Everything seems to be very well and straight soldering it looks great. Here's a view at the top, everything looks nice so one thing that I also noticed is that the heat sink isn't

just sitting on there with some cheap heat transfer dielectric that can slit and possibly damage the components. Underneath this is on there with an adhesive high temp adhesive that's going to prevent that from happening. Another cool thing is there are solder pads for the motors which is great because it makes changing motors in the field really easy signal and ground wire and positive negative leads are spaced apart well enough to prevent you from accidentally. Soldering two paths together alright so there you go, pretty simple straight forward review. Just some first impressions on what we see as pilots nothing too in-depth so what I'm going to do is I'm going to throw them in a frame and we are going to how they fly.
Two quick after thoughts on the flight they absolutely deliver the esc is smooth they are absolutely amazing cut absolutely nothing bad to say about it. They're smaller than most esc that are out there so perfect for four inch builds or what have you or whatever bills you want to throw these on but this what I flew just so you guys know I flew.?
You can purchase it by 30Amp ESC (1pcs) or 30a ESC (4pcs)
Posted by MissQ | 06-18-2017 @ 09:37 PM | 2,612 Views
Only $13.99 and Free Shipping.(Ends 19th June)
Gens ace 3000mAh 3S 15C lipo battery with Deans Plug.
It suited to RC plane and helicopter.
Posted by MissQ | 06-16-2017 @ 01:51 AM | 2,802 Views
What is power bank?

Power bank serve as an extra battery' or external charger for your phone or other electronic devices. It is a portable power source built of rechargeable battery, packed in a small case that can be carried in a handbag or purse. It has at least one input for charging and another recharging port that can be connected to a standard USB cable that can recharge portable electronic devices like smart-phones, media players and tablet PCs.
Most of the newest power-bank models, arrive with built-in Lithium polymer battery, which known by high efficiency and long lifetime.

How do I know which power bank suits my device?

Depending on individual needs and requirements, there are several general criteria to consider when selecting a power bank:
a) Capacity

For example if your phone battery is 1500mAh and is 0% now, a power bank with 2200mAh can charge your phone 1 time. If your phone battery is 3000mAh and is 0% now, a power bank with 2200mAh will not be able to charge your phone to full because the phone battery capacity is higher than the power bank. If you require a power bank that is able to charge your phone several times, you need a power bank with higher capacity.
b) Number of output

1 output to charge 1 device, 2 outputs to charge 2 devices.
c) Output specification

1A-1.5A output is generally for smart-phones, 1.5A-2.0A output is generally for tablets.
How long do I need to charge the power bank?

It's depending on the REAL CAPACITY of the power bank. The larger REAL CAPACITY, the longer charging time may required. Different charging methods may result different charging time as well. Charging with the original charger will be faster than charging with computer USB port.
How do I charge the power bank?

You can charge your power bank via the charger that came with your phone, computer USB port or using other power bank.
What is the lifespan of the power bank?

Generally, a properly maintained power bank can retain up to 80-90% of its original capacity at 400-500 charge and discharge cycle (charge then discharge = 1 cycle, regardless of whether you charge/ discharge it partially or fully). Until your power bank no longer holds sufficient charge to meet your needs, you may choose to purchase a new one.
Where to buy power bank?

Buy power bank online you can choose Tattu 10400mah power bank, the capacity in fact is 10800mah, and use Lithium Polymer battery cell, high weight and high quality. It charges the iPhone 6S almost 5-6 times, iPad air2 almost 1-1.5times or iPad mini4 1.5-2 times, and also charge Android smart-phones and others.
General Information

– A = Ampere
– mA = mili Ampere
– mAh = mili Ampere hour
– Output from computer’s USB port = about 500mA
– Output from wall plug (3-pin plug) = varies (please refer to specific wall plug specification)
– Output from power bank USB port = varies (please refer to specific power bank model)
Posted by pittsartist | 06-12-2017 @ 07:57 AM | 3,263 Views
Very low key & relaxed, I made it for a local fishing club that fishes along the side of our runway along with other places along the river Trent.

"The River" (3 min 12 sec)

Hope you like it !