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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Well, my dad and I just got into a true giant scale- 1:1 Hiperlight SNS-8. 20 hours total time on engine and airframe. Can even fly my fatt butt and still be part-103! Heading to Ohio next week to pick it up. Selling off a few projects to fund this one! Goodbye AMR 1/3 Waco kit. Goodbye...
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    Austro Hungarian Albatros D-III Scratch Build

    Any progress is good progress!
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Been getting a few flights with the Super Cub in Austin. It took me a few days to get it all back together after the floats beat the hell out of it last summer. I Found a new club 10 minutes from where we are staying. Super nice club- big paved pits and runway, lots of grass, and surrounded...
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Yep, bottom hole was closed off. On the next one I will move the baffle up a bit.
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    https://youtu.be/12HenBjovmg Some fun before the mess. I thought I did a pretty good baffling the engine- I will definitely make the intake holes bigger next time. I already made the stock holes 1" bigger! I made sure the pipe tunnel was open, had a lip made out of 1/2" balsa tri-stock, and...
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Well, last trip out started great. My buddy Tim brought out his old AW 50cc edge 540 for a re-maiden with his new dx18. I took a flight to make sure the new 7950s were going to work, and limber up my thumbs. Engine was still pretty rich and burbling so I barely tweaked the high needle 1/8...
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Thanks Pamster. Been stressing out! Lots of wheels turning right now.
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    Hopefully Billy T got the invoice for my servos......
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    Brutus Flight Blog

    I understand, and Mike is going to forward his receipt to me as soon as he gets a chance. I'm perfectly happy paying for the repairs on the other servos I sent in, they're all well worn and way out of warranty. Those production code stickers were NEVER on any of the servos to start with...
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    Xpress logs his flights, and other nonsense

    All of the above lol!
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    Xpress logs his flights, and other nonsense

    What a beast!
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    Xpress logs his flights, and other nonsense

    Ouch! Glad she's going back together!
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    I hate Gyros!

    Gyros are stabilization enhancers. Most "drones" aka quad copters have a minimum of three gyros that control pitch, yaw, and roll. They make flying highly unstable platforms easier by doing most of the work. Some even have self-leveling. But, there is a certain demographic that likes to use...
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    I hate Gyros!

    The only legitimate use I have found is for aerial camera platforms. It's the only thing that makes sense.
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