Author - Donatas Paužuolis

Jase Dussia, road to victory in Clover Creek invitational 2016

This short story/contest report about young man Jase Dussia and his road to victory. Let’s hear new champion opinion about his new killer freestyle plane from 3D hobby shop/Extreme Flight RC and few words about prestigious Clover Creek invitational freestyle contest.

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VIDEO: MiniLAK/FES bright future!

Every July Lithuania aeromodelling federation invite RC aerobatic enthusiasts to Lithuania open championship in classic pattern and artistic aerobatic. This year competition was held in Klaipėda, city located next to Baltic sea. Location and time were selected close to famous week long „Sea fest“ in Klaipėda. It was great to see competitors from five countries (Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and naturally Lithuania).

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40% Pilot RC Decathlon review

This is not typical boring trainer type / towing airplane. Full scale Decathlon can perform basic aerobatic maneuver and hold up to + 6g/-5 g . This mean with right RC equipment this model sure will perform more advanced maneuvers and give many pleasant moments in flying field. I am sure with powerful engine this model will be great for almost any size glider towing and some unusual air show flights.

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Colibri F3P carbon plane by Dmitry, full building story

My friend Dmitry Starostov from Moscow developed his own design F3P carbon plane. Since Shaped carbon rod technology was available, his idea was to take this opportunity to create his own design model. So F3P Colibri Carbon was born. Some specs:Span 900mm Fuselage lenght 1040 mm AUW 43.5 gr with 130 mAh 1S batterySome materials list:Shaped carbon fiber rods 0.5 mm Standard carbon rods 0.5 and 0.28 mm Coaxial system New prototype RES-371gm, airscrews RES-15″ Servos SPEKTRUM 2010Please enjoy this build tutorial which is documented in detailed images by Dmitry. We will update this post with build progress. Also you can visit his site. Flight videoFinished modelDSC01621Finished modelDSC01617Maiden flight of a CollibriDmitry with CollibriCanalizer installedCanalizer [...]

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Lithuania F3A/F6A 2016 championship

Every July Lithuania aeromodelling federation invite RC aerobatic enthusiasts to Lithuania open championship in classic pattern and artistic aerobatic. This year competition was held in Klaipėda, city located next to Baltic sea. Location and time were selected close to famous week long „Sea fest“ in Klaipėda. It was great to see competitors from five countries (Estonia, Ukraine, Belarus, Russia and naturally Lithuania).

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New possibilities in rc model building with shaped carbon rod technology

Few years ago the only choice of building material was depron with some very rare exceptions (for example, Alexey Lantsov who seems never used foam for his models). According to today’s tendencies, F3P schedules get more are more complex, competitions get tougher. Model’s lightness and precision become key issues. And it doesn’t matter which class of indoor rc planes will You focus on – F3P pattern, aeromusicals or even fun flying – modellers give priority to the carbon fiber rods covered with mylar film for their models over the depron for some time already. The result of such choice is obvious – very light, [...]

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Strasbourg FAI F3P event

Each second year FAI (Federation Aeronautique Internationale) organizes World Championship for indoor aerobatics. First two championships were held in Germany, Coburg (2013) and Poland, Pruszkow (2015). As an unofficial ‘rule’ year before World Championship hosts organize a test event. It always attracts best European pilots, and this event can be called ‘Unofficial European Championship’. Next WC will be held in Strasbourg, France. So FAI and Aéro-Club de Brumath organized test event at February 20th and 21st, 2016. It became main F3P event this indoor flying season and attracted 48 pilots from thirteen countries from all over the Europe. This pictures and videos will give [...]

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