Author Archives: Mark

No Drama glider – second maiden

There are still some issues to sort out, but she’s definitely got the makings of a really nice flyer.  No

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No Drama – 60″ fanfold glider

This is my 60″ fanfold glider, “No Drama.” It’s built from a single sheet of 1/4″ DOW fanfold foam. You’ll find the build thread here. Wingspan: 60″ AUW: 247 grams / 8.7 oz Current setup: 3000 kV KEDA outrunner 12A … Continue reading

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The Tiny Glider maidens!

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Building a little fanfold foam glider

This build is about 95% this 60″ glider from RC Groups although, instead of Readi-Board, it’s made from a sheet of 1/4″ DOW fanfold foam which is slightly thicker, heavier and stiffer. A pile of fresh parts. The monoblock will … Continue reading

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M27 at night

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New tires for the ECX AMP monster truck

More-or-less on a whim, I ordered some new tires for my truck. Frankly, had I understood what a PITA it would be to swap tires, I probably wouldn’t have bothered. That’s why I always jump into projects blind. Turns out, … Continue reading

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Something looks a little off …

I’m going to have to check the owner’s manual, but I’m pretty sure it’s not supposed to do that.

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ECX AMP Monster Truck

I’m mostly a plane guy but sometimes, when it’s too windy to fly, I’ll occasionally hit the dirt with my ECX AMP. Upgrades, thus far: GoolRC S3660 3300KV Brushless Motor 60A Brushless ESC Aluminum rear shocks Pro-Line Dirt Hawg II … Continue reading

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ECX AMP – splashing in a puddle

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A scratch-built flying day

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Too Windy to Fly – some driveway fun with my Animus 18TR

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A beautiful day to fly.

My mechanic performs the essential preflight inspection. First into the air, my DTF Mugi Evo. Next, the Skyboy gets airborne. 

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