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Today, 02:30 PM
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Microaces Bristol F.2b (printed depron card based model)

Jon Porter, Director of Microaces, gave me an introduction to his range of unique depron foam sheet constructed micro radio controlled historic model aircraft with the Bristol F.2b. These kits are as...
Yesterday, 06:48 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Microaces Bristol F.2b

Jon Porter, Director of Microaces, gives us an introduction to his range of unique depron foam sheet constructed micro radio controlled historic model aircraft with the Bristol F.2b. These kits are...
01-11-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By ditchit

British Airways Freewing AL37 RC twin 70mm EDF Airliner

Takes about 1 hour to assemble and then quite a bit of effort to apply the custom scheme. A combination of automotive paint and decals. Flying this EDF jet is very easy compared to other RC jets....
01-02-2020, 07:09 PM
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Views: 900
Posted By ditchit

Douglas A-1 Skyraider (H-King 800mm with ORX stabiliser)

Takes a few minutes to assemble. Connect up your receiver. Charge a 3S800 pack and you are ready to go. Flight stabilisation system supports Beginner (no inverted) and Expert (stabilised only) modes....
11-14-2019, 03:58 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Micro Douglas DC-3 Dakota (with retracts & lights)

Another creation from depron wizard Jürgen Schönle. This Douglas DC-3 Dakota features retracts and navigation lights. These micro RC aircraft take significant effort to build. Jurgen told me that...
11-06-2019, 02:43 PM
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Views: 1,237
Posted By ditchit

Attop P0 Sky Soar RTF plane with auto-levelling

About as basic as you can get for an RTF model. This is 3 channels and the auto-levelling is permanently switched on so it won't roll inverted. Good thing I guess for anyone who has not flown RC...
11-04-2019, 01:04 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Eachine Mini P-51D Mustang

I've flight tested a few of these all-in-the-box ready to fly models this year, and this is certainly the best looking one so far. Looks good and flies well. Perfect for the RC pilot who doesn't have...
11-04-2019, 12:24 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Easy to fly mini P-51D Mustang warbird

I've flight tested a few of these all-in-the-box ready to fly models this year, and this is certainly the best looking one so far. Looks good and flies good. Perfect for the RC pilot who doesn't have...
11-01-2019, 03:39 PM
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Views: 1,885
Posted By ditchit

Giant Airbus A380 Airliner (Father and Son project)

Filmed this moment at Airliner Treffen in Germany. Built by Father and Son. Think they were quite happy after this flight.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9II6l-ntT24
10-28-2019, 02:06 PM
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Posted By ditchit

MD Lockheed P-38 Lightning 1.2m P-38 Lightning

Sent to us by Banggood to try out. It's a cheap kit but a little challenging to assemble, modifications needed but rewarding once got it in the air.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TM2dP_xMCOY
10-26-2019, 11:36 AM
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Views: 2,173
Posted By ditchit

3D thrust vectored indoor Rafale

Doesn't get any better than this. Scratch built and flown by by Jurgen. If only one of the big manufacturers would make this for us all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN9kIEl9Af4
10-21-2019, 01:13 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Formation take off disaster

It really could not have gone more wrong :rolleyes: Lesson here is not to follow the other guy on take-off.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngO0BXeaJIE
10-18-2019, 11:35 AM
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Posted By ditchit

Micro Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boat

Jurgen shows us another of his scratch built, ultra light, creations at the Leipzig Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair. This Catalina weighs in at only 38g and is 1:48 scale. Features differential power...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
10-11-2019, 05:30 PM
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Posted By ditchit

Star Wars Pod Racers at Liepzig Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair

Amazing creativity from the DMFV Indoor Flying Team at the Modell-Hobby-Spiel trade fair. Almost all of their models were scratch built from 0.2mm depron. Such fun to watch them fly these but also to...
08-13-2019, 01:16 PM
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Views: 2,724
Posted By ditchit

De Havilland DH.91 Albatross Passenger Airliner

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....
08-01-2019, 09:09 AM
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Posted By ditchit

Russian Mikoyan-Gurevich Mig-17 EDF jet

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...
07-01-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,122
Posted By ditchit

Giant Boeing 777-9X Electric Ducted Fan (EDF) Airliner: RAMY RC

Master aeromodeller, Ramy, flies his EDF Boeing 777-9X for the big crowd at Airliner Treffen in Germany. Spectacular !

Scale: 1:20
Wingspan: 3.6 meter
Fuselage: 3.8 meter
Weight: 22 KG ...
05-26-2019, 04:38 PM
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Views: 13,533
Posted By ditchit

Tony Nijhuis 4x50mm EDF Concorde (retracts and nose droop)

Stunning EDF concorde from Tony Nijhuis Designs. Features 4x50mm EDFs running on a 4S5000 pack, retractable landing gear and nose droop.

I suspect kits will be available here in the not too...
05-08-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By ditchit

Rocket assisted C-130 take-off

We've been wanting to try this for a while...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m9z1YB7WLg
03-27-2019, 08:37 PM
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Views: 674
Posted By ditchit

Avios Albatross HU-16 Flying Boat 1620mm (63.7") PNF

Never owned a flying boat. Just a handful of parts in the box so very quick to assemble. Electronics all installed, servos already hooked up to control surfaces and decals applied. Just drop in RX,...
Forum: Foamies
03-05-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 777
Posted By ditchit

Durafly Brewster F2A Buffalo

Super little hand launched warbird. Very easy to assemble out of the box. No decals to apply. Takes 15 minutes! Just charge your lipo, plug it in and fly. 2 schemes available. Convenient hand grip...
12-18-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 449
Posted By ditchit

Avios Spitfire MkVb (fast/slow passes and scale aerobatics)

Some really nice scale details on this Spitfire. Flap indicators, cockpit detail, split flaps and hidden control surface linkages to name a few. Vid of my first flight. Immediate confidence to strafe...
11-26-2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By ditchit

Exploring the slow flight characteristics of this...

Exploring the slow flight characteristics of this model after a lot of feedback suggesting it 'flies like a rocket'. Just proves how wrong folks can be!

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11-21-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By ditchit

Cool. Thanks for that. Poor memory these days. I...

Cool. Thanks for that. Poor memory these days. I don't mean to create additional work for moderators ;)
11-21-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By ditchit

Avios C-130 Hercules with parachute drop

Superb re-creation of the C-130 with scale retractable landing gear and synchronised doors, flaps, operational cargo bay door and high intensity lights all round. Action from my first two flights...
11-18-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By ditchit

FlyFly Beechcraft DUKE B60 twin

Took James a while to put this kit together. FlyFly kits are basically styrofoam airframes with the motor/escs thrown in so there was a lot to do. Patience paid off though and despite the excessive...
10-07-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By ditchit

Durafly Bonanza V-Tail 1940’s civilian passenger plane

On maiden flight used too large a flight battery but on this second flight the 3S1500 transformed it into an awesome flyer.

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10-02-2018, 07:51 PM
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Views: 621
Posted By ditchit

New Runcam 3S action cam on the 1.7m Freewing A-10

Tried out the new Runcam 3S on the Freewing A-10. Multiple angles but the rear view showing the fans spinning is coolest bit of onboard I have shot in a long time.
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09-24-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,953
Posted By ditchit

Freewing BAe Hawk EDF Jet smashes into tree

Great to see 3 of these awesome little EDF jets go up together. The temptation to fly through the gap in the trees was too great for the pilots. They nearly all made it through. Nearly. :eek:
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Forum: Foamies
09-12-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,194
Posted By ditchit

Durafly T-28 Trojan Naval Aviation Centennial Edition

A new version of the T-28 Trojan in, what I think, is the best scheme Durafly have ever applied to a model. Takes a few minutes to assemble, drop in a receiver and setup the transmitter. No decals to...
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