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Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-26-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By phillipmorris
Another note, also been awhile since I've used...

Another note, also been awhile since I've used rechargeable batteries. This transmitter eats up batteries as powers the FPV screen.

Only needs 4 AA batteries, so on sale got them with included...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-26-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By phillipmorris
Was practicing indoor Manuvers, tho this model is...

Was practicing indoor Manuvers, tho this model is predictable in response for any quad pilot, I'm weak on toe in or facing when continual stick is required as this model.

Example it will hover...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-25-2015, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By phillipmorris
This's is not a Phantom, much larger version with...

This's is not a Phantom, much larger version with GPS.

No surprise the larger model is far more stable, but a hefty price tag.

Hate to see a novice crash these bigger series.

Perhaps the...
Forum: Multi-Rotors 03-25-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By phillipmorris
Hubsan X4 107d FPV Quad $161 shipped!

This one has First-Person-View means you can see right on the screen of the transmitter. Tho not high resolution I was impressed with the zero lag image!

Note is an occasional flicker at times but...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-09-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 2,130
Views: 141,700
Posted By phillipmorris
Great to the weather improving, may even see 60...

Great to the weather improving, may even see 60 degree temps up north in just a few days!

A new toy Phantom Vision 2 not the latest model but well below $1,000 but at $799 pricy, cut $400 as newer...
Forum: Foamies 03-01-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,708
Posted By phillipmorris
Touch of snow this AM If winds are down well...

Touch of snow this AM

If winds are down well take a quick flight.

Settles the nerves abit.

Improves the rest of the day!

Just checked its calm and a balmy plus 10 degrees....
Forum: Foamies 02-27-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,708
Posted By phillipmorris
Northern Illinois. Only -8 degree flight...

Northern Illinois.

Only -8 degree flight this morning, breeze down to 3 MPH helped as well as the gloves.

Hope the battery is warm enough now to recharge.

Forgot to mention Sunny!
Forum: Beginners 02-11-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
In front of our apartment plenty of snow on the...

In front of our apartment plenty of snow on the ground and took off from the narrow pavement walkway. Some steady breeze but still able to fly in a confined area just short of the street. Kept a...
Forum: Beginners 02-04-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
Managed a brief indoor video at the gym. Ceiling...

Managed a brief indoor video at the gym. Ceiling fans on did effect flight.

Later managed to loop but higher ceiling would make it easier.

Don't suggest newbies try indoors as limited space.
...
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
Flew moments ago in a vacant sizeable empty lot. ...

Flew moments ago in a vacant sizeable empty lot.

Tho near zero winds abit of throttle it nosed near vertical on launch. Likely will later apply some down trim as needed. But held slight down...
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
My first flight Was slightly breezy but not...

My first flight

Was slightly breezy but not over 5 MPH. Even this does effect flight.

Took off from a side street, found the porpoise effect at the start, I'm somewhat of an experienced pilot...
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
Plenty of simulators out there. For newbies when...

Plenty of simulators out there. For newbies when the plane comes towards you the inputs reverse!

The sims with a price tag match models out there on responses, as each plane flys with different...
Forum: Beginners 02-03-2015, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
Posted By phillipmorris
HobbyZone Duet Micro Twin Engine $59 RTF

No that's not a misprint it's all complete ready to fly, plane, transmitter, batteries!

Is a micro experienced pilots makes a great indoor gym flyer. Calm weather outdoors as dawn and evening for...
Forum: Beginners 10-21-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Later did sidewalk this modern marvel around our...

Later did sidewalk this modern marvel around our park area. A jolting six blocks. My back is still slightly sore. It's abit to mange a straight line.

Feels impossible at first even with traing...
Forum: Beginners 10-21-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Apologize, this is not an rc video. But excited...

Apologize, this is not an rc video. But excited on this one.

It's the AirWheel, incorrectly listed as SoloWheel, both same design.

Electric unicycle, course training wheels on first trial. Its...
Forum: Beginners 09-28-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Fantastic calm weather, loads of SpaceWalker...

Fantastic calm weather, loads of SpaceWalker flights, near daily!

Amusement only, can verify is a DX5 transmitter on floor end of video..

Yet to let go of the wall, still recovering from back...
Forum: Beginners 09-15-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Gads have it correctly listed video Estes ...

Gads have it correctly listed video
Estes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGlXraDIZE0&sns=em
Forum: Beginners 09-13-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Yep, it happened, Im still in full in shock, ...

Yep, it happened, Im still in full in shock, after successful launch and landing, only 2nd try, first ever attempt in flying Testes Quad!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fXRu_s1uNHI&sns=em
Forum: Beginners 09-13-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Just fired up Mip. Note balances on just two...

Just fired up Mip.

Note balances on just two wheels, first toy robot to accomplish such a feat as no support other than his built in balance system. Reason for possible toy robot of the year!
...
Forum: Beginners 09-13-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
If your crazy enough to buy one of these neat...

If your crazy enough to buy one of these neat robots, careful on checking prices, Robome found in $60 range, Mip still pricy but $89 available, has latest balancing ability, even carries its own...
Forum: Beginners 09-13-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Thanks for the responses. For that Sunday...

Thanks for the responses.

For that Sunday relaxing flyer. Faster sport flyers are great, but nice to have this one as an additional easy going flyer.

Definitely qualify as an indoor flyer, when...
Forum: Beginners 09-10-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Heavier winds forecasted so the drizzle flew...

Heavier winds forecasted so the drizzle flew early.

Light gusts pushed around abit, flew sideways in the breezes, still fun. Buffed some but slight altitude gave plenty time for any recovery.
...
Forum: Beginners 09-07-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Had the slightest occasional breeze from west. ...

Had the slightest occasional breeze from west.

Took off from side street then over the vacant soccerfield. Made altitude swiftly, gentle turns. Simple down elevator and pull up makes for lazy...
Forum: Beginners 09-06-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
My brief description Pros Its a definite...

My brief description

Pros
Its a definite backyard flyer
Has nice scale looks
Glider like feel inflight
Quieter than I expected
Easy handling
Great indoor flyer as gym
A beginners selection
Forum: Beginners 09-06-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By phillipmorris
Eflite UMX Spacewalker BNF

Does require near zero winds for best performance, a very easy flyer for a micro.

It will loop not shown in video, also lands better, was attempting to keep things inframe and low flight limited...
Forum: Foamies 08-31-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,708
Posted By phillipmorris
Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM...

Winds plus 15 yesterday, but today early AM enjoyed zero winds.

Time for the Micros Sbach zooms and flew scale flight on the eflite Micro Pitts.

Floated beautifully reflections of the bright...
Forum: Beginners 08-28-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By phillipmorris
For looks and appearances as well as ease of...

For looks and appearances as well as ease of flight thumbs up on the micro Pitts. Lands easily as well

But for zip and sport fun this Sbach is a gifted zoom flyer. Love to hand launch mine 2/3...
Forum: Beginners 08-26-2014, 12:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By phillipmorris
Sbach Vs Coopers Hawk Several recent attacks...

Sbach Vs Coopers Hawk

Several recent attacks but managed tight turns to elude.

Even chased on two tight circles, when he catches me from behind, manages close near contacts. Persistent guy !
Forum: Foamies 08-10-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,708
Posted By phillipmorris
Thanks for your reply. Amazing how videos...

Thanks for your reply.

Amazing how videos make them look abit fast. Actually an easy going model.

Amusingly it was met by a Coopers Hawk minutes ago during flight, made some sharp turns to...
Forum: Foamies 08-10-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6,163
Views: 391,708
Posted By phillipmorris
Weather calm lately here in northern Illinois as...

Weather calm lately here in northern Illinois as well.

Enjoying micro flyers. E-Flite Micro Pitts one othe best current releases. Exceptional stability for a Bipe. Landing even on pavement lower...
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