Saturday, 7 July 2018

RTG Model 'Stribog' - review

Around the end of 2017, I started to look around for a new F3F model to accompany my much loved Needle 115. After hearing some good things about the Stribog I placed an order, and nine weeks later the box arrived - and it was a big one!

Fast forward to now... the Stribog has been assembled, tested, and flown in competition. Time to write a few words...

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

FrSky Q-X7 - an F3F-ready transmitter for £100!

The FrSky Q-X7 may not have the looks - or the price tag - of a premium radio, but don't be fooled - it's a remarkably capable device which is fully capable of driving an F3F model to the extremes. In this post I'll highlight key aspects of this transmitter, and explain why it offers such ground breaking value.

Monday, 12 February 2018

E-Soar Plus 3.0

E-Soar Plus, my template for sport and F5J, has proved popular with F5J flyers, and version 3.0 adds some extra flexibility and refinement. The main enhancement is a choice of three arming methods, and in this post I'll describe the background to this and other changes.