View Full Version : Tandem doing Funnels at Fremont?
09-10-2006, 11:28 PM
Some buddies of mine were down at the Fremont fun fly two weekends ago and mentioned that a guy was there doing funnels and other aerobatic manuevers with his Hirobo tandem. Anyone know who that was?
09-11-2006, 07:36 AM
His name is Roy. His RR handle is 3dwannabe. He took first place in the 30 size scale competition.
09-13-2006, 01:13 AM
I have video if anyone is interested. Roys' machine is v 2.00 done up in a NASA scheme. Flew great! His first flight took him up to about 250 feet. I didn't see him lose concentration at any time during the flight!
09-13-2006, 07:28 AM
Can you post the vid?
09-13-2006, 12:42 PM
I will need to figure out how to upload it. I have a Sony DVD camera in minus R format. I am pretty sure I know how to get it onto my computer. From there is unspoiled territory for me. I would like to use the least troublesome format as I have had trouble in the past with video that was to huge for a whale to use much less my computer. Give me a day or so to figure it out,ok?
09-13-2006, 12:44 PM
Cool Thanks!! I think Inside RC also taped it for broadcast on the "Outdoor Chanel" along with all of the other cool demos by Team Century.
09-15-2006, 01:30 AM
Here it is, folks. Put your bibs on for the drool!
09-15-2006, 08:05 AM
09-15-2006, 01:53 PM
Thanks for posting that video.
The Chinook was a real handful to fly that day. The winds were just 3-5mph but it still drove the helicopter crazy. I was in the corners of the sticks most of the time trying to stay in control. It's very surprising to me that the flight still looked fairly smooth.
09-15-2006, 08:12 PM
Roy is da'man!!!
Nice job Roy. Hope this gets good coverage in RC Heli and Inside RC.
09-18-2006, 10:45 AM
Can you give more details about your set-up? Headspeed?
Which engine and what fuel are you using? (Based on the smoke, I'm guessing 30% nitro)
Are you using stock blades? What about TRSV parameters? Have you changed any, and if so, which ones and to what values?