1. Possible Issue with the One Control Chip Fixed and Extra Protection Added. The V4 had a vulnerability that showed up in about 5% of the units. Certain BECs were allowing too much voltage to flow back to the board, damaging one of the chips; thus the need for the modified servo cables to clip the voltage. The protection is now on the board, so there's no need for the modified servo cable. It protects up to 24V accidental input through the servo inputs.
2. Elimination of Chokes. Read more [...]
This video features the RC Airplane Mass Air Combat Dog Fight held on Saturday of the Top Gun 2012 Scale RC Plane Airshow.
RC Airplane Air Combat Mass Dog Fight Outline
03:45 - Close Call - but "No cigar!"
04:06 - Mid air collision
04:23 - Mid air collision
04:35 - First one runs out of fuel
05:10 - near miss - "Very Close"
06:45 - Red underwing aircraft still untouched...will it win?!?
06:50 - Close Call - "ooooo"
07:00 - Frank Tiano WW2 warbird
07:20 - off screen collision - "another Read more [...]
Top Gun was fathered by Frank Tiano in an attempt to improve the rules that were being applied in scale RC contests in the early days of 1989. In the frontier stages of planning T.G. Frank (as he has become known as in the hobby) had a lot of assistance from another well known scale modeler, David Platt. With 70 to 80 contestants, there is a lot of work that goes on to make the event a success.
Tiano’s mission was to get rid of the nonsense while offering an entertaining event packed with Read more [...]
The FMS Airfield T-28 Navy Trainer in flight!
A real joy to fly. It is our favorite plane as it is easy to control yet it does basic aerobatics. Being that it is a low wing airplane, to keep it in the air you must have throttle to it at all times.
The North American Aviation T-28 Trojan is a piston-engined military trainer aircraft used by the United States Air Force and United States Navy beginning in the 1950s. Besides its use as a trainer, the T-28 was successfully employed as a Counter-insurgency Read more [...]