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12-28-2015, 08:29 AM
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Views: 59,182
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Was thinking about this plane a few weeks ago. ...

Was thinking about this plane a few weeks ago.
It's a shame they don't make this model anymore. I'd love to buy some for the kids, and me.
07-29-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By fr4nk1yn

This will be the last of my airplane spam for...

This will be the last of my airplane spam for awhile, (I'm not going to blame the wife but it's because of her).

The biplane was a bigger, more complex, build that I wanted at the moment, I just...
07-28-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By fr4nk1yn

A few hours, ready to be unfolded. MX2.

A few hours, ready to be unfolded. MX2.
07-28-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I've used AutoCAD for awhile too and I doubt I'm...

I've used AutoCAD for awhile too and I doubt I'm even using 20%. I've been building in 2D and manipulating sometimes with trial and error building to tweak the design.

SketchUp is quite different...
07-27-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,243
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Spent the Last Week Learning SketchUp...

Here's the results. Still have to tweak the layout to go on the foamboard but it should fold together into a Ultimate Biplane with a 28" wingspan.

I have an old 400XT in the parts box, a...
06-05-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

The plane wasn't unique enough, nor did it have...

The plane wasn't unique enough, nor did it have enough wing loading, kidding, It has plenty of wing loading!, so I put the HXT500s back in for the ailerons. And with some fancy mixing we have...
06-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Updated photos in post #5.

Updated photos in post #5.
05-31-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Thread is now a build log. Plans will be posted...

Thread is now a build log. Plans will be posted after a few needed tweaks.
05-30-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Another set of plans, why are they "plans" when...

Another set of plans, why are they "plans" when it one "plan"?.
Intended to print and build after the kids went to sleep but toddlers happen.

I don't see any glaring issues, Should be a quick...
05-29-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Made it back from the maiden. She's tough. Three...

Made it back from the maiden. She's tough. Three hard landings including a fence.
Motor came loose and HXT500s are too weak. Have to fix both and it'll be time to try again.
05-29-2014, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Finalized Plans. It should fix a few of the...

Finalized Plans. It should fix a few of the issues.

A few notes:

The verticals need a bassword, or at least bamboo, support from wing to horizontal.
The firewall goes through part of the...
05-28-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Looks like 100mph with no gear. Even though It's...

Looks like 100mph with no gear. Even though It's mine I think it looks incredible.
Gear and maiden tomorrow. Glide tests suggests it'll be a good flyer.
05-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,668
Posted By fr4nk1yn

H-29 MicroJet Edition Build Log, (Now with 100% more build log).

I've been out the hobby for about 5 years and switched to helicopters maybe a year before that. I decided to break out my Airwolf and had an epic movie style crash during a high banked FFF turn. Gues...
11-07-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,119
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Use revival or photorec to get them back. Don't...

Use revival or photorec to get them back. Don't use the camera until then or you'll overwrite the deleted files with no way then to restore them.
08-31-2010, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,488
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I'm at work on my phone. Easiest easy it to check...

I'm at work on my phone. Easiest easy it to check the transmitter's manual for the proper elevon mixing.

The Mugi has the tendency to tip stIll so be careful ofthat. Don't bank into turns to...
08-31-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,488
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Your tx needs to have "delta" mixing or you'll...

Your tx needs to have "delta" mixing or you'll need a b-tail mixer.
05-16-2010, 11:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,691
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I think I'd rather has the Gorilla Snot in my...

I think I'd rather has the Gorilla Snot in my hair but luckily I haven't had either o:
Forum: ParkFlyers
03-16-2010, 12:42 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 34,370
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Say what?!

Say what?!
12-09-2009, 06:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,958
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I'm doing a lot of helisim flying. I'm now...

I'm doing a lot of helisim flying.
I'm now finding that thumbs is more accurate than pinching.
I figured I better try it afyer I saw some dula-cam videos and they were all using thumbs.
12-08-2009, 03:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,525
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Some more stories: We have our house and auto...

Some more stories: We have our house and auto insurance through USAA.
We decided to cal them since we heard from a few sources they were "good".
I got all the info, discussed it with my wife and...
12-08-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,525
Posted By fr4nk1yn

The Credit was through paypal not through...

The Credit was through paypal not through hobbyking themselves.
I did do some research before hand and even found somebody else who had the delayed payment when they paid the full amount.

This is...
12-08-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,525
Posted By fr4nk1yn

A Little Warning about PayPal/HobbyKing For The Other Skells..

Back Story: I've seriously neglected credit over the years, I've always had the "if I can't afford to pay for it now" mentality.
The last few years I've come to appreciate that credit is becoming...
12-01-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By fr4nk1yn

What caused the two blade strike?

What caused the two blade strike?
11-28-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,781
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Personally if the shaft was bent I'd get a new...

Personally if the shaft was bent I'd get a new one. They're cheap enough.
The $5 savings is not worth trying to pin down the vibration, It's hard enough pinning down vibrations already.
11-28-2009, 11:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,526
Posted By fr4nk1yn

How/What did happen?! Can't tell from the video.

How/What did happen?! Can't tell from the video.
11-09-2009, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,649
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I don't have a whole photo as of yet. Here's 3...

I don't have a whole photo as of yet. Here's 3 quick ones I already have.

It's a Esky Honey Bee King II. My first helicopter, bought used from craigslist.
Had a stripped servo so in went some...
10-19-2009, 04:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,119
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Finished repairing my "new" heli and bumped the...

Finished repairing my "new" heli and bumped the throttle without the hold on.
That was a "exciting" moment.
09-23-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By fr4nk1yn

He's a "Madman" (: I think one of his planes...

He's a "Madman" (:

I think one of his planes were taken by Homeland o:
09-22-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,538
Posted By fr4nk1yn

I stall say there's two vans on a roof in one pic...

I stall say there's two vans on a roof in one pic (:
08-25-2009, 02:40 PM
Replies: 759
Views: 121,635
Posted By fr4nk1yn

Chara designed it for two and torqure rods. I...

Chara designed it for two and torqure rods. I toyed with various placements and it was just easier to use one aileron for servos placement.
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