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  1. C

    Help! I'm New!

    Hi, I am new to RC planes and I have a few questions. 1. How do I start? 2. Can I fly a plane without using a simulator (My computer doesn't support the software)? 3. What kit should I get. I want it to be good for beginners. For example, I want it to be durable, relatively easy to assemble...
  2. F

    Servos lock

    Hi, when I was building I used the servo centering tool and it worked like it's supposed to, but now that I have them glued in and ready for the final hook up one goes up and the other down and lock in those positions. Are my servos burnt out? The one for the rudder and elevator work fine, it's...
  3. Luke1229

    Help! UMX MiG-15 battery?

    Hey everybody, I picked up one of the UMX MiG's a while ago and I've been flying it with the stock recommended 2s 280mah lipo, and she flies like a dream, but flight times are a bit short (easily >5 minutes with some fancy flying), I started looking for a higher mah battery, something like a...
  4. T

    Attach Wings to Cylindrical Fuselage

    Hey Guys, Im a long time reader, first time poster. If this should be posted somewhere else please let me know. On to my question: I am trying to create a semi realistic F104 Starfighter build (based on the design with small changes for ease of construction). I am having trouble finding how I...
  5. D

    How to use a DXE with Freerider

    So I have Smartpropoplus installed and it's sort of seeing input from the DXE when have it plugged into my computer and so is Freerider but Freerider sees the right joystick as the left and vice-versa. I'm just wondering if this cable...
  6. mmmries

    Propeller Breaking Mid-Flight?

    Hi All 👋 I've been getting back into RC flight after years away from the hobby. It's been especially fun to do it with my oldest son who is learning to fly with a buddy box system. Recently we built a Piper Pawnee PA 36 from Tony 65x55's plans from the old rcgroups forum. It flies great with the...
  7. M

    Electronic Problem with ESC

    Hello Everybody! I just build the FT Delta design and was working on putting the electronics in it. I plugged everything in and turned it on. The ESC did not beep and the motor did not turn on but the receiver was getting power through the ESC and was connecting to the Transmitter. All my...
  8. prendon66

    Help! How do I set up my electronics?

    I bought a 30 amp esc, and my teacher let me borrow a 4.8 nimh battery, but I bought a 11.1 volt battery. I'm trying to figure out how to connect it to my reciever which can take a max voltage of 6 volts. I'll post pictures.
  9. BrickRedRock

    Throttle stuck on

    Hi All. Just hooked up my Park 370 motor to my ESC and plugged in to my receiver to test that I was spinning the right direction. When I turned on the throttle, the motor started spinning with the throttle stick at -100. I thought this was something weird so I moved the throttle to 100 (all...
  10. W

    New power pack B?

    I got the simple cub kit for Christmas and while I was building it to the build video, they were showing a different motor than the one in the new power pack b. Mine was different and came with no motor mount. Was it supposed to come with one? Because I try to fit the screws with the motor as...
  11. J

    Quad not taking off, Help requested!!!

    Hello. I decided to build a quadcopter for my school personal project and I’ve successfully built a 215mm Quad using the components listed below.....but the problem is the drone won’t lift off even at full throttle. I’ve checked to see if my props are on the right way and my motors are spinning...
  12. DarkRainbow2

    Help! Power Pack B motor mounting

    Hey everyone, I'm currently trying to finish up my FT-22 (my first scratch build ever) and I've encountered problems with my Power Pack B that arrived yesterday. I have the ULTRA 2812 1200kv Motor which came with the power pack, but I have no screws to mount it to the firewall with. There were...
  13. S

    Help please!

    I have a sanwa conquest mkII and it has a NE5044N IC whitch only has PWM out and i was wanting to use a Frsky DHT - DIY Telemetry Module from rclife.co.uk and was worndering if i could use it with PWM even thought it says it only works with PPM or if i could get a PWM to PPM convertor and use...
  14. N

    The Red Bottom emaxx 2306 2750 kv motors.

    Hello, i'm going to be running this new motor on my ft tiny mustang and corsair and I have a few questions. is the BHeli 12 amp ESC going to work or do I need to use my 20 amp BHeli ESC instead. Issue is my 20 amp is XT-60 and my 12 amp is XT-30 and I need to know what batteries to purchase. I...
  15. Matt125H

    New To Drone Building (Help/knowledge)

    Hi im new to the forums I live Hendersonville tn I will say there is not alot of hobbyshops that are helpful around where i live I will soon build a tarot 690 hexcopter drone In the coming weeks I need help with what direction i need go in to build a custom drone Im not good with...
  16. N

    I think I need either new motors or new ESCs.

    I think I need either new motors or new ESCs. What do you all think? Here is my problem. I bought a brand new arris fpv 250 quad and it came with a cc3d FC, arris simonk escs, and arris motors. Now, when I tried to fly it for the first time it didn't really work. About the first half of the...