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Posted by Tankd | 11-23-2015 @ 09:25 PM | 11,230 Views
It's been a bit since the first Toys for Tots campaign and thought it would be nice to show the event again to the 'world'. This year will be my 4th year hosting. The 'Flight of Dreams' was named for the event couple of years ago and the organization of charity has changed a bit. I still give to the Marine Corp Reserve Toys for Tots, and have added the Rainbow Room of Wood County. If you have never heard of the Rainbow Room, here is a short version of what they do.

The Rainbow Room, a resource center for Child Protective Service caseworkers. Children who are abused and/or neglected usually come into care with little or no personal belongings. The Rainbow Room is stocked with all new items for children ranging in age from newborns to teenagers, such as clothing, shoes, baby formula, diapers, and personal hygiene items in order to help provide immediate needs of the children receiving services from CPS.

The proceeds are split between the two organizations.
The T.U.F.F. club has been the main pilot supporter of the event, but everyone is welcome to attend, chat, fly, drive what ever you have for remote control for a landing fee of an unopened toy or monetary donation. The public is invited to come by and see what we do, again for the same admission.
I'll be posting up some pictures as I did on the first year after the event. Hopefully the weather will give us a break from the rain.
Never in the wildest dream I would think this would go this long, but I enjoy to be able to 'give back' to the community I grew up in.

Thanks for reading and hope to see you soon.


Posted by naldin | 11-22-2015 @ 11:56 AM | 11,101 Views
Here more about 3D printer parts. This is a long arm servo for HXT900 and others 9g like Tower Pro.

Follows the .stl file:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1139409
Posted by Teammuir1 | 11-18-2015 @ 09:29 PM | 11,506 Views
I really dont blog.... but what I will do is give you a link to my Web Site.

WARNING ... you may get LOST in it.

http://www.teammuir1.com/home.html
Posted by flyracer | 11-18-2015 @ 12:37 PM | 11,515 Views
Just completed the last SW district IMAC contest out at Las Vegas. I spent the entire year in the Sportsman bracket and it was an amazing experience. I saw my scores and skills consistently improve from beginning of the year to the last contest. I got to participate in the Tucson Aerobatic Shootout, competed against/with International Sportsman pilots and got to scribe next to legendary personalities in the Industry and Precision Aerobatic arena (Jerry H thank you!).


Along the way there were trials and tribulations that tested my resolve to be a better precision aerobatic RC Pilot... however, through the support of my wife and my team mates (Team Kaos), I achieved some amazing milestones in 2015. The foundation is set for the 2016 IMAC season!


Flyracer
Posted by pittsartist | 11-17-2015 @ 02:30 PM | 10,424 Views
Well, yet again it's that time of year.

2015 has been fantastic for me. My first visit to Oshkosh, my first complete aircraft build finished (and flown). Numerous "once in a lifetime" views of the world from the air, 6 or 7 films (I even seem to have finally seem gotten to grips with Premier Elements at long last !)

Anyway, here it is - 150 flying hours shoe horned into 4 minutes

I really do hope you enjoy watching it

Time Flys 2015 - An Aviators Yearbook (4 min 17 sec)

Posted by cherrybomb48 | 11-15-2015 @ 09:25 PM | 12,144 Views
Got to put the first four flights on my new Aeroworks Yak 55 today. My first thoughts are that this plane is very fun! It tracks super clean lines and with a little more adjustments to the CG it will do some great 3D. I got some video of the last flight before we packed up tis afternoon.

Hope you guys enjoy!

Aeroworks 50cc Yak 55m (7 min 4 sec)

Posted by Gtinbm | 11-15-2015 @ 01:19 PM | 8,583 Views
Building my first giant scale and gas airplane !!!
I recently acquired a 72" yak 55 (thanks again Dave!!), it is going to be my first gas plane, I am so used to the ease of electrics that this has been a bit of a project, I still have yet to get my dle 35 idleing good. I just haven't had much time to get it tuned with a two year old running around, but I am excited when its ready for its maiden. I will update some pics soon.
Posted by cgeisel11 | 11-10-2015 @ 06:27 AM | 9,380 Views
Huck It's Cold - Collin (5 min 33 sec)

Posted by Vapor Trails | 11-05-2015 @ 03:53 PM | 16,186 Views
Kewl Warbirds...


My gs P-47, vs a full scale F-16
Posted by Flyboys714 | 11-05-2015 @ 02:30 PM | 9,937 Views
Have a giant stinger with Sachs 4.2 69 cc gas engine and a seagull ultimate biplane with a satio 125 and both planes have good servos in them .i have flown them many times and they fly great. For a short time price reduce .500 will get them both until November 13th .these planes are well worth this buyers must come and pic up .and yes ready to fly .....my contac num 4782301051
Posted by rolling circle | 11-03-2015 @ 10:19 PM | 14,383 Views
Hello everyone. Another little vid to show off the extreme characteristics of this fun new foamy from Twisted and RC Factory. It's a real sweet setup. I'm flying 9x4.2 Carbon props from PT (available at Twisted) and TP 325 mAh 2S packs that are 70c (Magna Series). It's very lite but you can fly it outside in light breeze. Real cool

THE EDGE V3 SUPERLITE (2 min 59 sec)

Posted by Mode One | 10-27-2015 @ 08:52 PM | 10,207 Views
How much clearance is needed for adequate protection from overheating of adjacent aircraft plywood structure? I've got a DLE 55RA with stock DLE cannister and header pipe installed in an Extreme Flight RC 88" Edge 540. Right now the minimum clearance is about 1/4" between the header pipe and the under side of the the motor box.
Posted by rolling circle | 10-19-2015 @ 11:44 PM | 16,479 Views
The new EDGE 540 V3 from Twisted. This plane is really going to be sweet for indoor this year. It does vector the motor off the rudder servo if you want. Super Light, thin EPP, just enough carbon to make it strong and you know, like all TH products, it's durable. Tried it out in the outdoors on a 2S 360 and liked it. Indoors, it's going to be great. Just got it trimmed and looking forward to seeing some new motor packs in the mail soon. In the vid, it is all stock with the Twisted Digital power combo and it is vectored.

Much more to come on this new release.

THE EDGE 540 V3 (1 min 51 sec)

Posted by Scottsrn | 10-19-2015 @ 11:25 PM | 12,532 Views
Really this is from my copy of FSX on my computer.
Posted by Kendalldad | 10-19-2015 @ 07:35 AM | 13,661 Views
So I decided to sell my 108 extra 330 and build the new 106 3dhs edge 540
powerplant = Gp123 on mufflers
Servos= Savox 1270tg
Posted by pittsartist | 10-15-2015 @ 04:56 PM | 13,076 Views
A young chap I met at the UK R/C Nats a year or two back is now doing a media course and needed to make a mini documentary as a course assignment.

Here's the result. Hopefully worth a watch for a few minutes.

(how many of you can identify with the "plane on a stick" comments ? ..... can't believe I was the only one )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQTGatcQ1to&feature=youtu.be"]http://
The Dream | A Pitts Artist (11 min 3 sec)
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Posted by Kevinlau | 10-15-2015 @ 05:56 AM | 11,641 Views
DOMAN RC HOBBY offers a economy series of low profile servos for 1/10 rc drift car, these series servo have been on market for 1year yet,feedback well in China market,we hope more and more people enjoy it,the spec as bellow:
Item No. DM-S0911M
Voltage: 4.8V-7.4V
Speed: 0.12 sec/60deg (4.8v) 0.10sec/60deg (6.0v)
Torque: 7.1kg.cm (4.8v) 8.5kg.cm (6.0v)
Size: 40.5mmX20mmX28.3mm
Weight: 50gram
Motor: Brushed
Gear Train: Metal(Titanium gear)
Ball Bearing: 2BB
Type: Low Profile Servo

Item No. DM-CLS119TD
Voltage: 4.8V ~ 7.4V
Speed: 0.08 sec/60deg (6.0v) 0.07sec/60deg (7.4v)
Torque: 8.3kg.cm (6.0v) 9.5kg.cm (7.4v)
Size: 40.5mmX20mmX25.5mm
Weight: 45gram
Motor: Coreless
Gear Train: Metal(Titanium gear)
Ball Bearing: 2BB
Type: Digital,Coreless,Low Profile Servo
Posted by pittsartist | 10-14-2015 @ 03:54 PM | 11,572 Views
Some pretty much "raw" footage of my initial attempts at Aerobatics in my new RV-6

Quite a contrast to the Pitts, much faster speeds and more height gain / loss within each figure - but actually quite satisfying to fly.

I really enjoyed the bit at the end playing in the clouds. The extra speed over my Pitts makes for a more dynamic feel to this particular experience.

Anyway, hope you like it (but please don't expect any elaborate editing / multi camera angles - this is "as is", 1 angle / take and some music added.)

Vans RV-6 Aerobatics and some Cloudbusting (6 min 51 sec)

Posted by FlyerEd | 10-12-2015 @ 04:04 PM | 10,516 Views
Guys,
I am building a Mitsubishi Zero with a wing span of 2.1m, link: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...18&aff=1934455
Flying weight will be approx. 6.5kg. I have chosen a 60cc Saito radial 4 stroke engine and I would like to run a 3 blade prop, can someone help me in sizing it, the engine model is Saito FG-602R3. Any other tips would be gratefully appreciated. Thanks Ed







Posted by 108buzz | 10-10-2015 @ 08:59 PM | 11,025 Views
What are some of the best 50cc wood kits? P-51, FW190 or Spitfire?