All articles related to everything radio controlled; airplanes, helicopters, cars, drones, etc.
The number of Flight Controllers (FC) for First Person View (FPV) drones can be overwhelming for beginners. This guide explains all the features and differences, and highlights important factors to consider when choosing a mini quad FC. What is a Quadcopter Flight Controller The flight controller (a.k.a FC) is the brain of the aircraft. It’s […]Continue Reading
Last week I saw that Extreme Flight/Legacy Aviation released a new 72″ Muscle Coupe and it looked really cool, so I had to have one. The red and white scheme really caught my eye so its the one I selected. I opened the box when it arrived earlier this week and immediately noticed the build […]Continue Reading
This is the second article in my AeroWorks 30cc Extra 260 electric conversion project. In the first article, I listed all of the electric parts I am using in the build. In this article I show how the electric motor is installed. I mounted the electric motor in my AeroWorks 30cc Extra 260 yesterday. Here […]Continue Reading
I have been flying my AeroWorks 30cc Extra 260, 76″ wingspan, for over a year now. I have more then 200 flights on it and absolutely love it. Its a wonderful aircraft and can do any aerobatic maneuver you ask of it. The only issue I have had with the airplane is the DLE 35cc […]Continue Reading
To continue on with my T-6A Texan II Build Log, I am in the process of determining the appropriate electric brushless motor. There is a lot of science around selecting the best electric motor for specific applications and, I must admit, I am still learning. This aircraft is designed for a .75 to .91 cu […]Continue Reading
About two weeks ago, I started building a T-6A Texan II. This is the Beechcraft version built by Raytheon Aircraft Company. In the image above, the fuselage is about complete. I am fitting the cockpit items; dahs and pilots. None of this is glued in place yet; I still have some trimming of the front […]Continue Reading
One of my favorite airplanes is the Extra 260. I have many in various sizes. This is my AeroWorks 100cc Extra 260; which I use in IMAC International Competition Aerobatics events. Wing Span 104 inches (8.6 feet) Wing Area 1867 Weight 27 pounds Engine 3W 110cc CS Gas, 12.8 HP Servos (9) Hitec Digital (Programmable) […]Continue Reading