• Heli-Log 7:30:2012

    Posted July 30, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:30:2012   16 more days until IRCHA!!! Saturday was a great day to fly! I met up with John Cook and then later, Eric Brandenburg. I basically flew my Compass 3D+…and one flight on my 6HV. I studied some of the maneuvers John was doing, wanting to copy some of them for more tr...

  • Busy Summer 2012

    Posted July 24, 2012 by Rafael Flores

    This summer has been a little busy.  I not only fly RC helicopters and airplanes for my own enjyment, but do a lot of instruction and demonstrations arond my neck of the woods. I also ride motorcycles and am a member of a local riding club.   Here are a few pictures I have collected in t...

  • Heli-Log 7:23:2012

    Posted July 23, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:23:12 How ironic...23 days to IRCHA and it's the 23rd of July! Yesterday was another great day! Saturday started out not so good. I took all 3 nitro heli's out to continue breaking motors in, but disaster struck! I started with my Trex 700, first flight, 3 minutes into the flight,...

  • Heli-Log 7:16:2012

    Posted July 16, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:16:2012 Well here we are at the start of week three in July…only 30 more days till IRCHA!!! I’m still praying this hot weather will leave / change by then.In the meantime…I finished the rebuild on my YS motor and reinstalled it into the Rave. This last weekend,...

  • Heli-Log 7:13:2012

    Posted July 13, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:13:2012   Just a quick update… I received the piston ring yesterday in the mail. After a few choirs, it was down to the hobby workshop and started in on the YS. I removed the motor from the Rave and stripped the YS down to its case. The sleeve has some marks / scratches that...

  • Heli-Log 7:12:2012

    Posted July 12, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:12:2012   Yesterday was our club meeting, so it was a good time to try out the Rave loops on my Trex 700. The meeting was ok, had the usual info, and I received a CD from our secretary with photos from our heli fun fly! Will post them later. I put up 2 flights on my 700 with great...

  • Heli-Log 7:9:2012

    Posted July 9, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:9:12   Saturday was the last day of 100+ degrees!!! Not sure how long this will last, but I'm enjoying it. I decided to get out early Saturday before the temps got too high, I really wanted to test both 90 size machines!First up was the Rave. I had everything ready to start and t...

  • Heli-Log 7:6:2012

    Posted July 6, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    These last 4 days have got to be unreal…100+ degrees!? How much longer will this last? I’ve been talking to the other two guys that are coming with me to IRCHA this year, and we decided if the temps are in the upper 90’s or 100’s…we are not going. There is no sense in...

  • Heli-Log 7:1:2012

    Posted July 2, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Heli-Log 7:1:2012  This last weekend was our “Heli’s Over Rockford” fun fly. We had a great turn out despite the hot temps. The high...93 degrees, with 25-30% humidity. Winds were at 0 – 5 mph. We had 3 scale heli’s, 2 Goblin’s, 2 Gaui X7’s, Raptor G...

  • Heli-Log 6:28:2012b

    Posted June 28, 2012 by Ray Feurer

    Last night I finished working on my Trex 700N. I plugged the laptop into the Total-G and ran through the control setup…aileron, elevator, collective, tail end points… The aileron & elevator 11 degrees deflection was off…it was 7 degrees. The collective pitch was low as well. But...