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Airfield Models (http://www.airfieldmodels.com/)Videos

This page consolidates all the videos scattered throughout the site into one convenient location for your viewing pleasure.

The video descriptions have been truncated in some cases.  The pages the videos came from offer more detailed information about the content.

 
 

Flight Videos

Bride of Gonzo

Bride of Gonzo Flight Video
bride_of_gonzo_01.wmv
(26 MB)

This video shows Bride of Gonzo on her first or second time out after converting her to electric power.

Great Gonzo

Great Gonzo Video Clip - Flying in the wind
01.wmv
(837 KB)
Great Gonzo flying around in a slight, buffeting wind.
Great Gonzo Video Clip - Slow Fly-By's
02.wmv
(685 KB)
Great Gonzo on 1/4 throttle fly-by's.
Great Gonzo Video Clip - Small Field Flying
03.wmv
(1.3 MB)

Great Gonzo showing off her small field potential.

Great Gonzo Video Clip - Fly-By's
04.wmv
(1.7 MB)

Mike's first attempts at landing Great Gonzo.

Great Gonzo Video Clip - Fast Landing
05.wmv
(878 KB)

A fast landing for this Great Gonzo.

Great Gonzo Video Clip - 1/4 Throttle Take-Off followed by Full-Throttle Climb-Out
06.wmv

(673 KB)

1/4 throttle take off followed by full-throttle climb-out.

Great Gonzo Video Clip - Slow Fly-By followed by Slow Landing
07.wmv

(1.6 MB)

A slow fly-by followed by a slow landing.

JGRC Aggressor

JGRC Aggressor Flight Video
01.wmv
(8 MB)
A compilation of two separate flights.

My Stik 30

 
 

Rustik

Rustik Flight Video
01.wmv
(2.9 MB)
A quick walk-around while Rustik waits to take off.
Rustik Maiden Flight Video Clip
maiden_flight.wmv
(7.4 MB)
This video was 90% blue sky with no airplane in it.  What you will see is Rustik on the table, taxiing, its first take-off run (the best part of the video) and a little very blurry flying.  The rest was cropped out.
Rustik Flight Video
02.wmv
(3.4 MB)
This was Rustik's second flight.  The engine dropped power after take-off.  Mike brought her around immediately for a very nice landing.
Rustik Flight Video
03.wmv
(6.5 MB)
The engine was tuned much better for Rustik's third flight.  Mike starts to put her through her paces with some gentle aerobatics.
Rustik Aborted Take-Off
04.wmv
(2.9 MB)
An aborted take-off due to loss of power again.
Rustik Flight Video
05.wmv
(18.3 MB)
Mike is starting to push her a little harder, but still nothing extreme.
Rustik Flight Video
06.wmv
(13.0 MB)
We played with the Crow a little and found it works very well, although the throws are very tame so the airplane does not slow down as much as it should.
 
 

SR Batteries 1/4 Scale Fokker Eindecker E1

SR Batteries 1/4 Scale Eindecker E1 Maiden Flight Video
maiden_flight.wmv
(8.9 MB)

Large Version of same video
maiden_flight_lg.wmv
(30 MB)

Portions of the maiden flight.

 
 

Thwing!

Thwing! Maiden Flight Video
maiden_flight.wmv
(5 MB)

This video picks up about 5 minutes into the maiden flight.


01.wmv
(6.7 Mb)
The first flight after a second repair.

02_small.wmv
(10.3 Mb)

Large Version of same video
02_large.wmv
(24.5 MB)

Mike having lots of fun flying Thwing!  The best Thwing! video in my opinion.

03.wmv
(17.3 Mb)
A longer video of Thwing! boring holes in the sky.
 
 

Builder's Gallery

Damien Nott's Ugly Stik


damien_mott_ugly_stik_01.wmv
(8.4 MB)
 
 

Technical Videos

Flaperons

Propeller Tracking

A properly tracking propeller on a model aircraft engine
video/propeller_tracking_01.wmv
(0.6 Mb)

This video demonstrates a propeller that tracks properly when viewed from the side.  Both tips should be in the same plane.

A properly tracking propeller on a model aircraft engine
video/propeller_tracking_02.wmv
(0.6 Mb)
This video demonstrates a propeller that tracks properly when viewed from the front.  Both tips should describe the same circle.
 
 

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