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Posted by woodendesk | 11-28-2017 @ 01:45 PM | 18,263 Views
PILOT RC 30% SBACH
Callie graphics MT propeller logos
B&E graphics
DLE 55cc with fresh carb rebuild
Stock Muffler
Carbon Spinner
Falcon 24 X 8 carbon propeller orange tip
Purple and Orange fuel line
Fortitude Fuel tank
SWB servo arms
Hitec servos
Smart Fly optical Kill switch
VVRC fuel dot painted purple with Hot wheels spectra-flame purple.



I bought this plane from a club member who had been flying it at the field for some time. I always loved how it flew when he was up in the air. Originally built by Gary Gunther our club president so I knew I could trust what i was getting.
Posted by woodendesk | 11-28-2017 @ 01:31 PM | 18,527 Views
Following a promotion at work, I wanted to take the opportunity to build a plane for myself.I always wanted a PAU edge since realflight 6.5. I did research on the brand and found that the plane had everything I wanted. competition proven airframes, lightweight construction, excellent build quality. I researched the prototype of the 540T 35cc and fell in love. Tseres was my go to for the build when i had questions or wasnt sure how to approach a specific aspect of the build. I purchased all the same servos and motor the prototype had. Nothing but the best for this plane. during the build I ran into issues with the DA motor: the carb adjustments would vibrate out of the tune a friend and I had done. I ended up shrinkwrapping the adjustment screws to alleviate the problem, this solved my issue. This plane flys on rails and is light to the touch on the ground during landing. Thank you to Herve LaJeune for providing a great product!!


PAU 35cc Edge 540 T
No Limitz Carbon Spinner
XOAR 20 X 10 green tip prop Carbon
DA 35
Jtec Muffler
All MKS servos (same as prototype)
Fromeco 7.4 LioNs (2)
Smart fly Batt share
Green tygon fuel line
Green wire loom
PAU fuel tank
Miracle (black) plug, switch, fuel dot panel
RCXEL optical Kill
B and E Graphix
Callie Graphics MT Propeller logo
Posted by woodendesk | 11-28-2017 @ 12:46 PM | 18,356 Views
This was my first gasser, I bought it March 2015. Steve Humunski of NJ (original posting of this very plane: http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/arf-...-180-a-13.html) I bought it from, good guy! I took it home and began to modify it to my liking. It honestly didn't need much in the way of maintenance to fly. I just went wild buying parts I wanted for it. I wanted a certain look and feel for it for sure. My first flight I wing wagged in and put the gear through the wing skin. Fixed it easily and was back up in the air again. I've put about 30 flights on it thus far since Ive had it. I am in a constant state of bettering this plane .




Seagull Extra 260- modified
*This is how the Seagull should look!
IBEC for ignition
Modified Rudder assy. for 3D flight
repainted new Xoar sword propeller (sealed)
Secraft canopy 4mm bolts (red) flushmounted
Graphtech Carbon Landing gear
DLE 30 w/ Secraft carb intake funnel
Hitec servos/ Savox on the ailerons for faster response (see below)
No Limitz 3 inch spinner (white)
B and E graphix small extra 260 logos/ aeroshell
Callie Graphics Mt propeller logos/ Extra 260 large logos and fuselage sponsor graphics.
Robart joints swapped in on ailerons - better throw (original CA hinges break after 50 flights or so.)
Polished Jtec Muffler
flown on VP fuels only
Fortitude fuel tank
Miracle fuel dot
miracle single switch assembly
Modified cowl with baffles for improved cooling
Horizon hobby pilot 25%
Redwing Carbon tail wheel assy.
Red Fuel line- Taildragger RC
New Red 3/8" wire loom
Quickfire fuel starter
200 X 250 3K weave carbon plating added for rudder servo tray.
DuBro Red Servo Ball joint hinges all around
New Savox aileron high speed servos
6STAR red servo tray for throttle
Red servo safety clips
Aluminum thin plate inside base of motor box to prevent fuel drippage from carb damaging the motor box.
Posted by Tyrian869 | 11-28-2017 @ 10:37 AM | 3,783 Views
This model Is the ICI Halo!
Posted by LUKLA | 11-26-2017 @ 03:12 AM | 3,855 Views
Just sharing this Ultimate Bi plane build and Maiden flight video.
RC Airplane Ultimate Bi Plane 30 CC Gas Engine (4 min 11 sec)

Posted by bry55 | 11-15-2017 @ 11:14 PM | 3,822 Views
Hello all that will read this. My name is Bryan w, I am from Hemet California and I have been flying model aircraft since I was 10 years old.

My grandfather was the beginning to model aircraft flying for my family. He used to be on the cover of many model airplane magazines and even issued one of his custom made plans for a airplane he created. My father grew up flying and had a passion for building airplanes and flying them. As a small child my dad would take me to go flying every weekend. I would watch and loved it and one day for some reaso we stopped going.. A few years passed and This passion and commitment soon passed down onto myself. At age 9 I began looking at the model airplanes that we still had hanging up in our garage collecting dust, the engines the radios all of the electronics just siting and never being used. I asked my dad to buy a simulator for me so I could try flying. After a few months of stick time on the simulator it was time to go fly. We had a small plane called the “sig fazor” it was my dads “aerobatic” plane that wouldn’t cost so much if i decided to crash it. After a test flight by my dad he took off a second time and handed me the transmitter... boom I was flying, it was great feeling like I could do anything as this 10 year old kid I sent the plane into my first loop, my dad asked “ what the hell are you doing “. He told me to just fly around and get used to the flying. After that first flight I was hooked, I took the plane off the second time and even landed it. The simulator was all I needed to learn how to fly.

A few months went by and I had saved up for my first airplane. It was made by hangar 9 called the “big stick “ we did everything by the book. Built that plane and went and flew it. Soon my dad was hooked again. It was the greatest time of my life. Every weekend we would go flying and burn through a gallon or two of nitro fuel. My dad was flying a kit build ultimate by plane and I was flying my big stick.
Soon after we started flying again we would notice a plane flying down our street, a small foamie. One day we had our garage open with all the planes hanging on the walls like a small hanger, and the neighbor down the street stopped by and asked about the planes because he had flown as well. This neighbor would become out best friend and my really great friend that I would fly with almost on a daily basis. His name was Randy Dreyer @rad951. We build a relationship like no other. We would fly everyday in the street and then on the weekend at the model airplane field. Soon randy stepped up the game going from a nitro plane to his first gas airplane. I was amazed, jealous and very excited to get my first big gas plane one day.
About a year or two went by, And on Christmas Day 2009 it finally happened. After opening all these presents of bad ass servos and a receiver I was left wondering what we’re the servos and receiver for. All of our planes were already built and didn’t need anything. So I asked and my dad was amazed that I hadn’t noticed the couch pulled off the living room wall about 3 ft. Behind it were 3 huge boxes. And inside those boxes was my first big airplane. It was the hangar 9 carden yak 54. I was so excited to have the plane built I think by the end of the week it was almost ready to fly.

I flew that plane so much and had so much fun with it . The airplane was so great that my dad ended up getting a second one so that we could have matching airplanes. Randy and I began the quest of competition flying. With the 50cc planes it was challenging. So we looked into bigger planes. Randy bought a plane that was 150ccs it was the biggest plane at our airfield and my 50cc plane was the second largest. After a few months of watching randy get better and better with his big plane my dad had finally made the jump. We bought a yak 54 150cc airplane from a friend. It was ready to fly and I was excited. We began competition flying in iMac. Excelling very quickly.

After flying my 150cc plane for competitions I began getting into the art of 3D flying. Starting with Charger RC foamies, I began learning how to hover and do all that comes with freestyle flying. I began flying my 50cc plane as if it was a foamie. I used to put on a show every weekend for my local club. Hovering 2ft off the runway, knife edge 3 ft off the runway, having a blast. One day flying I had a brown out on my radio, using a dx7 that I had never had an issue with before. Flying doing some rolls I lost it. The plane stopped inverted, going into fail safe it pulled up and set the throttle to half. Unfortunately the plane was inverted and I was to low to wait for the radio to possibly re connect. My 50cc plane that I loved so much had just went nose first into the dirt, destroying everything.

More to come. I hope you are enjoying this blog. I will post more up to date as soon as my story of how it all began is finished.
Posted by Bob Kibler | 11-07-2017 @ 01:58 PM | 4,398 Views
Does anyone have any idea where I can get detailed building instructions on my Skyline MXS-R 30cc 1915 mm plane?
Extreme Flight has very detailed building instructions available.
I have searched on line and contacted Skyline with no success.
Help !!
Posted by flyby744 | 11-06-2017 @ 09:20 PM | 4,896 Views
STOLEN MAMBA 70CC, Yes sad but true. I was at the best flyin of the year in Iron City Ga. the host Rusty is the best. But someone a Bad person or persons were there that left the event Sat morning between 5:45 am and 7 am. This is most likely the ones that [STOLE] it. So please keep a eye out for used mamba or da 70 for sale. If some one is selling a da 70 I have the eng#. I can also tell you about some repairs to look for on the Mamba.
please send me any info or if you see someone show up with a mamba they didn't have before. as you know there not any used ones on the market because they are so awesome! It was not even a large event and vary family friendly and if you were there you talk to every one at on time or another.. so please be looking for it and the people that STOLE IT because we all need to know who they are. we are in the best hobby and the best peoples. So sad there a couple of loser among us.

There are Two modelers offering $500.00 EACH REWARD to find and convictions of those involved. So keep looking!!!!!!!!! just send me leads. If they are found and convected with your lead you get $1000.00
Posted by RussellRifleRoll | 11-04-2017 @ 08:49 PM | 6,300 Views
Posted by Colin Hyatt | 10-27-2017 @ 04:49 AM | 4,512 Views
Horizon Hobby just announced a brand-new scale aircraft for their E-flite line, and this one is packed with features. The E-flite Cirrus SR22T 1.5m BNF sports a 60" wingspan and EPO foam construction. It's officially licensed by Cirrus, so you know the details and lines are exact! The SR22T comes in either BNF or PNP versions, the latter requiring a compatible receiver. Both versions come with an E-flite 10-sized brushless motor, 40A esc, and six Spektrum A330 micro, 9 gram servos. The BNF comes with a Spektrum AR636A Receiver with AS3X and SAFE. Scale details such as working nav lights, handles, steps, removable antennas are included.


Specifications:
  • Approximate Flight Time: 6-8 mins
  • CG (Center of Gravity): 2.25″ back from leading edge
  • Flaps: Yes
  • Flying Weight: 1633g
  • Length: 41″
  • Material: EPO
  • Minimum Required Radio: 6-Channel (sold separately)
  • Minimum Speed Control: 40 amp
  • Motor Size: 10 Brushless outrunner
  • Propeller Size: Scale 3 blade
  • Recommended Motor Battery: 2200mAh 3S Lipo battery;
  • Servos: 9 gram Micro
  • Wing Area: 338 Sq In
  • Wingspan: 60″
View more info: http://rcfpvplane.com/e-flite-cirrus-sr22t-1-5m-bnf/
Posted by Linda Lai | 10-27-2017 @ 03:30 AM | 4,161 Views
1.VOLTAGE
Lipo battery cells have a nominal voltage of 3.7 volts per cell.
If a model named a 3 cell (3S) 11.1 volt battery – lets just say that is what has to be used.
2.CAPACITY
Capacity indicates how much power the battery pack can hold in milliamp hours (mAh). This is just a fancy way to say how much load or drain (measured in milliamps) can be put on the battery for 1 hour at which time the battery will be fully discharged.
3.C Rating(DISCHARGE RATE )
Discharge rate is simply how fast a battery can be discharged safely.
4.Safety Instruction
Many people ignore the label, the battery was soon broken.
If you need your battery life longer, you must use it as the label says.
Posted by rolling circle | 10-12-2017 @ 01:05 AM | 7,216 Views
I am just dropping off a little blog note here. Some folks that frequent FG love 3D EPP foam planes. Well, you may not have known that Twisted Hobbys has released yet another Cody Wojcik designed 3D masterpiece. The Crack Laser was so popular and well behaved that it became, and still is, a big favorite among Twisted pilots. The new Crack Laser Pro is a Super Lite version and able to be flown indoors and out. You aren't likely to find a more agile and capable plane. With the power combo (includes servos, ESC and motor) you get a plug and play monster. Cody went over all the moments and made all the necessary tweaks so that the performance really shines through for this new super-lite setup. Get the Twisted combo and you have plug and play simplicity AND outstanding performance. It rips. You gotta fly it to believe it. You can let your grandma fly around real slow and then take the transmitter and go off into the most crazy freestyle you can dream up. So, we welcome the magical Crack Laser Pro to the Twisted Hobbys lineup. It's a great plane outdoors when weather permits but, as long as you have an indoor place to fly, you will welcome winter weather with this bird in your arsenal. It's probably the best indoor freestyle/3D plane out there for this coming indoor season.

Here's a short video to show her off

Crack Laser Pro Demo Vid 1 (2 min 49 sec)


Fly Twisted - Take care
Posted by Rickey Thomas | 10-09-2017 @ 10:01 AM | 5,185 Views
anybody got a rossi 105 they want to sell cheap?
Posted by decuzar | 10-01-2017 @ 12:06 AM | 8,653 Views
93" Extra 330SC

Upgrades INCLUDED In the Box:

Reinforced motor box and internal structure with Carbon Fiber Fire wall.
Includes new SFG for better slow 3D manuevers.
Includes Carbon Fiber reinforcement to strengthen the balsa wood frame.
Carbon rods that run the length of the fuselage for better strength and reduced flex in high-G manuevers.
Designed for extreme 3D performance with Stunning looking exlusive color scheme to match.
Covered in High Quality Oracover skin!
Additional Oracover Skin included in every box for minor repair and patchwork!
High Quality hardware kit with Carbon Fiber horns.
Pre-Plumbed High Quality Clear bottle Fuel Tank
Specifications:
Wing Span: 93 in (2326 mm)
Length: 90.9 in (2311 mm) *NOT Including Spinner*
Wing Area: 1 715.85 sq. in (110.7 sq. dm)
Fly Weight: 17.20-19.65 lbs (7800-8913g) Depending on motor
Posted by sklote1964 | 09-24-2017 @ 11:35 PM | 6,560 Views
My Great Planes Pitts M12S
Posted by Ethan Ater | 09-17-2017 @ 11:05 PM | 8,498 Views
Second video of the CLP is up, I love this plane more and more every time I fly it!

Enjoy the video

Twisted Hobbys Crack Laser Pro vid 2 (3 min 16 sec)