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    ESC caught fire during preflight checklist

    Hello all, I recently built a twin edf engine plane. However, while running over the preflight checklist I did an engine check and my esc's both started smoking furiously. Both engines were the same, the were the 64mm EDF Viggen package from grayson hobby. Why did they catch fire? I was using...
  2. X

    Receiver - magic smoke

    Hi, I just received my new FS-IA6 Reciever. The instructions were in mandarin so I tossed them - any way because I could not read as well as my eastern siblings I could not know the wiring diagram ( long story short I put - on + and vice versa.) *poof* the terminals were not happy about it -...
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    Multirotor crash results in brush fire at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale Ca.

    I pulled into the parking lot at Baylands park for my first flying experience there this morning. As I walked up to some RC enthusiasts at the park I noticed smoke coming from the 'wetlands' area to the east of the grassy area. Two individuals were over there and it looked like they were...
  4. dannyboy70000

    How long will a lipo last in a tree?

    hi, i got my plane stuck up in a tree and it has been up there for 27 hours and its about to go for its second night, hopefully it doesn't rain. Anyway, i wanted to know how long the lipo will last?, is it going to catch on fire?, will it still be flyable?( the lipo of coarse) and will the rain...
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    FPV Fire Bomber

    Hey All, Love the videos and plans! Here is a sort-of mashup idea based on your videos about FPV flying food (blender, toaster) and FPV bomb dropping (glass-break, dartboard drop, guided bomb etc...) With fire season in full swing all over, how about an FPV RC fire bomber? Use a Krakken or...
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    Firefighter Plane (Fly a plane with a fire extinguisher on it and put out a fire)

    Hello there, my challenge is for you to build a plane capable of flying and carrying a fully loaded fully functional fire extinguisher of some sort (loophole alert! :D) and operating it. Then, if you want, create a controlled bonfire, then, fly the plane and activate the fire extinguisher...
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    Bubble, Zap, Puff, Bang and Blow. Tales of a Little More Than a Puffy Battery.

    Bubble, Zap, Puff, Bang and Blow. Your Tales of a Little More Than a Puffy Battery. Hi Joey here from R/C Engineering Magazine.Recently on our page I had asked viewers about their stories of batteries incidents ending in fire and explosion! I wasn't expecting very many responses, but boy was I...
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    watch your batteries!

    Well Wednesday 6-5-2013 was going good until around 3:30 ...I had just got done flying my r/c airplane , pulled in my driveway and put my battery from my plane on a charger that runs off the car battery, closed up the back hatch went inside got on the computer, when all the sudden i hear ppl...