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  1. Be sure to check antennas in the environment...

    Be sure to check antennas in the environment you're going to use them. Out side, open area, in the plane or on a stand... results will vary widely if you don't! Bench testing antennas, doesn't give...
  2. FPV - Winter Skywalker Maiden + First Flight +Crash

    Last year I maidened my Skywalker... In Feburary... In a heavy snow fall - because it was the only day that had lights winds for weeks. It was also my first time flying anything. Oddly it didn't...
  3. N1201SA Antenna Annalyzer - 137 Mhz to 2.7 Ghz - cost effective, review, instructions

    I bought a N1201SA Antenna Analyser so I could test and tune the antennas I use for FPV.
    I had a Rigexpert, but because of the price I couldn't afford one that covered all the bands. This one does...
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    Sticky: MTD FPV - Sunset Cruise - Firefly 6S, Mobius - with ground station setup

    Took a sunset cruise on the last day before the snow started flying turned out to be a really nice flight.



    I also show my ground setup and film a hands free launch with the rear facing...
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    Sticky: MTD morning mist

    When everyone else was going to work I went for a quick flight to capture the views and see the fog, I lucked out and caught a train crossing the bridge near the end of the video!

    Used my...
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    Going all out for clean power.

    Working on a budget, but building 12V and 5V LC Filtered and un-filtered power for my next plane:


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYD09TYy_Ko&t=5s
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    Sticky: This is the best bits of one of my longest...

    This is the best bits of one of my longest flights, 55min. The weather was perfect, the scenery was even nicer. Not a cloud in the sky or ripple in the water even the turbines were still. I used the...
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    I have my feiyutech mini 3d pro mounted inverted...

    I have my feiyutech mini 3d pro mounted inverted and it seems to work fine for me. I'm getting some fantastic footage with it:

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    I've tried a few action cams. I've been very...

    I've tried a few action cams. I've been very happy with both the mobius and firefly6s. I use them at the same time on my MTD along with a EffioV 1000TVL as a main flight cam:
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    This is the best bits of one of my longest...

    This is the best bits of one of my longest flights, 55min. The weather was perfect, the scenery was even nicer. Not a cloud in the sky or ripple in the water even the turbines were still. I used the...
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    Sticky: Landing in the dark to catch a great sunset

    Decided to film the sunset. Stayed up a little too long and created an exciting blackout landing situation for myself.



    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5c8uWi6Emc
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    Minim OSD - lessons learned.

    I've used Minim OSD from the start of my FPV experience, I'm amazed at what comes out of a $10 board. I've been messing around and reviewing all my footage from the summer and made some interesting...
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    Power Systems and Wings

    Continuing the build, this time it's the power systems and the wings.

    Took lots of time to bury all the wires but still have access to connections. The lighting is going to be very unique on this...
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    Skywalker Eve 2000 Mods

    Its winter now, so that means time to start a build! These builds take me a while - i stew over things and often end up building them twice.


    I'm not sure what this plane will become. With...
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    Sticky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5c8uWi6Emc

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5c8uWi6Emc
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    I've got one of these too. Mine will tip stall at...

    I've got one of these too. Mine will tip stall at 42 km/h, I cruise at 45% throttle and 55 Km/h I'tll go for about an hour on the 20000 mAh 18650GA pack i built.

    Walk around video is here:...
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    A Work in progress

    Designed for the long range loops I enjoy flying. Still making changes.

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    Capt Science


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgMXjt4_hHE&t=418s
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    Sticky: The opposite of mountains. Capt Science ...

    The opposite of mountains.

    Capt Science


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5TuwVSMGVc
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    long range, all wood!

    With a commanding high feature that lets me stretch my wings I've been building a ground station with redundancy and hopefully, reliability enhancing features. i know my way around the wood shop so...
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