Tag: maiden flight

  • E-flite F-14 Tomcat Twin 40mm EDF Maiden Flight Video

    E-flite F-14 Tomcat Twin 40mm EDF Maiden Flight Video

    Short and sweet maiden flight of the F-14 Tomcat by E-flite. Twin 40mm EDF – 4S 2,200 lipo.

  • Turbo Commander – Maiden Flight

    Turbo Commander – Maiden Flight

    This is the maiden flight of the Turbo Commander, a collaboration between Mateo Aguilar and Julian Melo. It was shot in early January 2014 at the Apollo Field in Southern California. The airplane and no bad tendencies, required just a couple click of elevator trim and it flew amazing. More information about the build process […]

  • Durafly D.H. 110 Sea Vixen – Maiden Flight

    Durafly D.H. 110 Sea Vixen – Maiden Flight

    Introducing the Durafly (from Hobbyking) D.H. 110 Sea Vixen. I built it an about an hour, glueing the wings, the booms and the horizontal stabilizer. Setup was easy and balancing it was a cinch! I’m powering it with a 4-cell 2650 maH Turnigy Nana-tech 35-70 C lipo battery. In the air As you can see […]

  • Maiden Flight – Kondor FPV

    Maiden Flight – Kondor FPV

    This isn’t the real maiden flight…on the first flight I had waaaaaaaaay too much throw on all surfaces, and the camera upfront wasn’t secured so it fell right after take off making it tail-heavy. I managed to land it, I secured the camera and dialed down my rates. After that the plane flew very stable. […]

  • BAE Hawk – Maiden flight + crash video

    BAE Hawk – Maiden flight + crash video

    This is the maiden flight video and eventual crash and demise of this beautiful plane. The damage isn’t too bad, just a shattered canopy and a busted nose section. I ordered a new canopy, and I’ll start fixing the nose this week. Hopefully flight #2 will go better. The center of gravity should’ve been set […]

  • BAE Hawk – 70mm EDF Jet

    BAE Hawk – 70mm EDF Jet

    I have officially been bitten by the EDF jet bug, after flying the D.H. Vampire from Hobbyking. My latest model is a 70mm BAE Hawk, featuring a composite fuselage (fiber glass) and built-up balsa wings. It is powered by a 6-blade ducted fan unit turned by a 3600 kv brushless motor. Putting it together took […]