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Holy Huge Helicopter Batman

Posted 05-01-2009 at 06:45 AM by jrohland (Feces of the male bovine quadruped)
Updated 05-01-2009 at 06:47 AM by jrohland (categorize)

I have a Minicopter Maxi Joker 3 on the way from Deutschland by way of Great Britain. For those not familiar with the Maxi Joker, it is one of two widely marketed 800 size electric model helicopters.

The other model is the very fine Bergen Tazer.

It was a tough call for me to choose between these two great machines. It came down to two things:

1) I have flown CCPM helis through my entire career. The Joker is CCPM the Tazer is not. I know there are great...
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Mikado V-BAR 4.0 Setup Vids in English

Posted 04-30-2009 at 07:16 PM by WillJames (The Blogs of William James)

Thank you very much jimheli!!

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well i was browsing around today & came across these v 4.0 vids , i think there very good, and may be use full to some so thought id post a link , hopefully help some with this great peace of kit .

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AR7100 + V-BAR setup for 8V to cyclic servos

Posted 04-30-2009 at 07:05 PM by WillJames (The Blogs of William James)

Fireup has done a great tutorial for using the Spektrum AR7100 and AR7100R with the V-BAR unit.

He has uploaded the info to the Mikado V-BAR English Wiki Link Here ---->

Here is the thread Fireup started on HeliFreak about what you need to do to run the 7100. Thank you Kevin!!

Original thread contents below, thank you Kevin...
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RWMAA Newsletter is out

Posted 04-30-2009 at 07:00 PM by rdlohr

Thanks to the combined help of many, and especially Editor in Chief, John Rohland, the RWMAA's first quarterly newsletter, "Downdraft" is on the street. I'm a bit biased since I contributed but I think you'll find it a good read.

As our president, Wayne Brown, put it:
Each newsletter will have a different article,
ranging from E power, to FPV, to nitro,
turbines, and gas, sport, scale, 3D or just
buzzin’ around for relaxation. Like most...
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New Align scale bodies for the Trex250

Posted 04-30-2009 at 02:06 PM by Finless (Finless' Blogs)

Align on the Taiwan web site has listed 4 new scale bodies for the Trex 250. Some guys on Helifreak are already talking about it.

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Here is the list on the Align Taiwan Web site:

Two bodies are FC3 bodies and 2 are Scale bodies. The look pretty nice too.

I don't know when we might seem them out in the market but usually...
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