South Africa, Walker Bay Radio Flyers Extravaganza

A brand new event in the calendar this year was the Walker Bay Radio Flyers Extravaganza, held close to Hermanus in South Africa. Along with Tony Tan from PilotRc, Tzu Chu Lin “Fergie” from GP Engines and the Reds Duo, Steve and Matt Bishop from the UK, we all travelled to a new continent for…

Twin iGyro 3e in a Sebart Mig 3D

During my stay in India, I was asked to set up a Sebart Mig 3D, which as it was, didn’t work. We decided to install two Powerbox-Systems iGyro 3e units (a total of 6 axis of gyro!) The following is the setup that we used, and the result as you can see in the video,…

Electric Winter – Murcia 2016

Each year in Murcia they hold an event for exclusively electric models, and this year the dates fit well so I could take part. We have spent a good day flying hardly making any noise… Apart from my Extras that is, that for the day where classed as electric… (they have batteries inside, so that…

Mercury – Powerbox-Systems

Powerbox-Systems has done it again, a new product that promises to change what we install in our large scale models. A whole new powerbox unit, full of possibilites. The new Powerbox-Systems Mercury.  As well as the usual functions, it also includes the powerfull 3 axis iGyro, door sequencer, free selection of the 15 output channels,…

Micro Match – Powerbox-Systems

The latest little product from Powerbox-Systems, the Micro Match. The Micro Match is basically an intelligent “Y” lead.  It allows you to connect two servos to a single channel, with the added benefit of being able to still individually program each of the two servos, by means of the BlueCom adapter (bluetooth adapter so you…

Ahmedabad, India – Course

Ok so its February, time to get the 2016 show season off to a start! And what a way to do it, travelling to Ahmebadad – India! Unlike most shows that I have done before, this time I was going in representation of Powerbox-Systems to help the locals install and setup their Powerbox and iGyro…

Smoke-EL with G force sensor!

Smoke-El have updated their already great system, now including a G-Force sensor, allowing you to automatically activate the smoke after a certain G limit.  This allows you to simulate the vapour trail generated by advanced jets in tight turns. We can also now set it all up from your phone! Some examples of the App:…

Extra 330SC 92″ by PilotRc

I was fortunate enough to get to fly the first prototype 92″ Extra 330SC by PilotRC when I was in Shanghai at the end of 2015, and even though I am not normally a fan of 50-60cc airframes (proof of which the fact that I havent had one for years!) I actually really enjoyed this…