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by Roger Chamberlain : Yesterday at 9:26 AM
When I left the hobby 30 years ago I was scratch building my planes from plans. Plans I would order from the magazines out at that time. So, I just finished an ARF Plane and now wanting to scratch build a little plane. In the past I would center line the ribs, drill holes holes at each end put steel rods through...
For Sale Byron Originals Pitts Special
by myfivezees : Aug 14, 2019 at 7:23 PM
For sale, a hard to find Byron Originals Pitts Special. Only flown twice. Needing room in my workshop so I am selling for $900 which includes a brand new RCGF 40cc Twin, Fuel Tank, Spinner and Prop. You can view the build thread here on GSN. Thanks for looking.
by dominicm : Aug 13, 2019 at 7:16 AM
Fantastic DH.91 built and flown by Peter Harbusch. At 1:8 scale and 4 metres wingspan and 2.7 metres length this is a large scale model which looks impressive in the air. Take off weight is ~20 kg. The wing profile is NACA 2415. The four motors are brushless 1000W with 15x8 vario-prop. 5 x 5S-5000 lipos are used...
by dominicm : Aug 10, 2019 at 3:12 AM
The CARF Models B-2 flies at Weston Park International Model Show for the first time. On take off the B-2 inadvertently heads to the right and just gets into the air by virtue of a fortuitous bump in the grass strip. Quick reactions from the pilot on the ailerons steered the jet away and into its ascent to start...
by Snoopy1 : Aug 7, 2019 at 2:44 PM
OK have question on LiPo. Yes we all know max voltage is 4.20 volts, storage is 3.85 volts and minimum is 3.2 volts for me. Ok 3.85 volts is for storage. But what voltage is acceptable to leave a LiPo at for say 5 days and NOT do any damage. Or do you need to always bring it down to 3.85 volts . Some times I will...
by dominicm : Aug 2, 2019 at 7:30 AM
The Hanriot HD.1 was a French World War I single-seat fighter aircraft. Rejected for service with French squadrons in favour of the SPAD S.7. The type was supplied to the Belgian and the Italian air forces, with whom it proved highly successful. Of a total of about 1,200 examples built, 831 were produced by Italian...
by dominicm : Aug 1, 2019 at 3:12 AM
The latest large scale EDF jet from Avios. Features a howling 90mm ducted fan system that pushes it along at good speed, retracting landing gear with gear separately sequenced gear doors, an air brake and LED light system. Needs a 6S5000 to 6000 pack to fly. Take off and landing were very easy and in between it...
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