image
Tab Content
  • billyd's Avatar
    22nd May 2017, 09:54 AM
    Hi Lee great video! What are those A frames for? Is there a market for dried fish heads? Surprised it is not covered with vultures...
    231 replies | 27593 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    19th May 2017, 10:28 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Saw that. Great news! I never registered, I strongly believed they had no authority to do what they were doing and glad to find out I was right. ...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    19th May 2017, 10:26 PM
    Makes me feel good about never registering. I'm no lawyer but this was one instance where it seemed very obvious the FAA had no authority to do what...
    41 replies | 5345 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    18th May 2017, 02:18 PM
    Yes because with all these drones knocking aircraft out of the sky almost daily, something has to be done. Meanwhile as I typed this another full...
    5 replies | 528 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    18th May 2017, 02:04 PM
    billyd replied to a thread RESPECT YOUR ROOTS.... in AIR SHOWS...
    That's nothing. I flew FPV over 50 years ago. I made engine noises with my mouth, held my arms straight out to the side and ran around as fast...
    71 replies | 14338 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    17th May 2017, 11:25 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I saw 138 actually. nice!
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    15th May 2017, 04:54 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Sounds like you have a problem with the tx, rx or the model in the radio. Can you move the servos with the esc disconnected and the receiver powered...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    15th May 2017, 01:48 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Your servos should respond if the receiver is getting enough power, is bound, and the servos are connected to the correct channels. Verify power...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    15th May 2017, 09:11 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I love bungee launching, especially FPV planes. I like to fly seated (I get dizzy sometimes during FPV) and when I use a bungee launcher I can sit...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    14th May 2017, 11:56 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I have towhook designs on thingiverse for foam planes (uploaded a few years ago). The small one is perfect for the minidrak if you want to bungee...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    11th May 2017, 03:41 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Hi I printed my fins. All of my designs (and Harvards) are on thingiverse free to download and print. If you don't have a printer you can find a...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    10th May 2017, 11:38 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    For any of you that are using the TBS unify pro video transmitter on your minidrak I've added an aluminum heat sink to mine from here:...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    10th May 2017, 11:16 PM
    I ordered these from Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KNV1WMK/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s01?ie=UTF8&psc=1 They are cheap and work...
    59 replies | 9606 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    8th May 2017, 09:26 AM
    It will overheat without airflow if you have it at 800mw. That is why I was looking for rc control of the power output so you could run it at a lower...
    59 replies | 9606 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    5th May 2017, 11:42 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Hi Chris. The wing is small enough for me that portability is not a problem. Anyway you only sacrifice a tiny bit of portability because I am only...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    4th May 2017, 02:42 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Have you flown the MD with the fins glued to the center fuse (or the wings) and compared it to not gluing them, just trapping them with the Velcro?...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    3rd May 2017, 07:32 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Yes the extreme tape hinge. I don't worry about weight much on a plank. They tend to fly better with a little weight. I had no problem getting the CG.
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    3rd May 2017, 10:36 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I use crash test hobbies approach to hinging. I was able to get a tight fit and CTH's method is insanely strong. I find it easier than Chris'...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    27th April 2017, 03:06 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I'm dying to visit Scotland. Definitely a bucket list item, to sit in a tavern and get drunk with the locals... if they'd put up with a Yank. And of...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    27th April 2017, 11:25 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Try printing it with a slightly wider extrusion width and you might be able to create a tighter fit that way. Be careful with PLA long term in...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    26th April 2017, 09:59 AM
    Well even if I could program this I wouldn't know the parameters that would need to be altered to achieve desired results so I will wait and hope...
    59 replies | 9606 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    26th April 2017, 09:29 AM
    OK wow cool. I have no idea what LUA scripting is but google is my friend and I will see what I can do...
    59 replies | 9606 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 03:14 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I asked the same question and didn't get an answer. I'm not sure any part of the fuse is necessarily parallel with the cruise position. I put mine...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 01:03 PM
    Trappy I'd love to see a future version of this video tx that accepts an input from the RC rx to control video power output, (from your radio). Be...
    59 replies | 9606 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 12:55 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Suggested Products in ReadyMadeRC
    I'd like to see a video tx that has an rc controlled power output level. e.g. The newer tx's from TBS and IRC are user configurable with either dips...
    328 replies | 107816 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 12:37 PM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    They are in stock ;-)
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 10:44 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    I use ABS it's plenty strong enough. Nylon is a giant pain to print with but if you can make it work of course it's very strong.
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
  • billyd's Avatar
    25th April 2017, 08:59 AM
    billyd replied to a thread Mini Drak in RITEWING RC
    Cool! I wish I could fly that low several miles out too many trees around me. The angle looks good. I will fly soon just waiting on the weather and...
    1061 replies | 97215 view(s)
No More Results
About billyd

Basic Information

Statistics


Total Posts
Total Posts
1,301
Posts Per Day
0.68
Last Post
Has anyone tried the CTH ASSASSINATOR 43 inch wing? 22nd May 2017 09:54 AM
General Information
Last Activity
24th May 2017 04:55 PM
Join Date
29th February 2012
Referrals
0