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Compatibility chart for FlySky receivers and transmitters

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This chart was found on the vast expanses of the Internet! To be exact, I found it on AliExpress, it was posted by some RC dealer. Sorry for the poor image quality - unfortunately, the original version was lost. It's pretty clear, I guess.

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Repairing a Leopard 4082 2000kv Motor

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Good whatever time of day it is, dear colleagues and readers! About a week ago I came across a Leopard 4082 2000kv, which is well known among RC boat builders. I found it on one of the forums, it was being parted out, because, the seller told me, it had gone through water and soaked completely, and would heat up even on a 4S battery. I decided to restore it, so I did not hesitate to buy it.

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My F1N indoor hovercraft

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This one takes little effort, money, and, most important, requires materials, which are readily available for anyone who wants to build such a thing.

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Let’s go the limit... or CNC out of nothing.

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No, no, nothing but a little piece of 15mm plywood sheet, a dozen of self-tapping screws, a couple of obsolete Epson printing machines, and a token of skill and expertise, right?

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АNТ-2

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My little rubber-band-powered 0.8 g straw plane

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Hello, dear hobbyists! It’s quite a while since I went in for RC aircraft modeling, and it was then that I came across a video. It all but knocked me off my chair: it showed little planes hovering for about 10 minutes. I thought those were some extremely sophisticated RC aircraft. After digging a bit of info, I realized that those were rubber-band balsa planes and I wouldn’t make one, so I exited the page. Well, I’ve been in it for 2 years, so I have come across the vid again. It is summer, so I don’t need to go to school and have plenty of time. I read some forums and, to my great frustration, I realized that I was too broke to buy balsa (I do have a little cash, but I need to buy equipment for my RC Cessna). My great thanks to Vyacheslav Tchabanenko for a decent piece of advice! Straw is a material that paves my way. We have bluegrass growing in our yard: just go and take as much as you can hande! Then I found a simple drawing and built the aircraft. And now let me tell you how Ito build a decent piece without a penny in the wallet. Here are the specifications:
Weight: 0,8 g
Wingspan: 160 mm
Length of the fuselage: 130 mm
Duration of flight: 30 sec

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Repairing / rebuilding a charger for LiPo packs.

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Several years ago I bought a once cheap Turnigy charger for LiPos at Parkflyer, and it went whack after a couple of months.

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My Big Foam Yak-52

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Dear friends, hello again!
I'm continuing my big and light-weight foam RC aircraft column, so here are the stages of building the legendary Yak-52. I'm not claiming perfection, this one is going to be a semi-replica.

Let's go.
Wingspan: 2m
Material: laminate flooring underlay
Propeller: TGS Sport 17x10E Precision
Motor: HobbyKing Donkey ST4010-820kv
Speed controller: Turnigy Plush 60А с BEC 3A Brushless
Servo: HXT900 (9g)

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Unbricking TURNIGY ACCUCEL 6 80W

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Hi everybody!
One day I decided to reflash my charger. I downloaded an archive from this page: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uploads/1019411227X1816993X33.zip
The archive contains DFU firmware and two firmware images: the original version 1.13 and a patched one, which does not require a balance connector. I chose the patched one.
I did it all as written in the manual: open the file, typed in VID 0x0000, PID 0x0001, click UPGRADE...
Briefly, I did it at work on a laptop with a bad USB port.
Well, it didn't go through. The laptop wouldn't detect it.
I've got a brick :(


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ANT-25 or The Aircraft that was late for the contest

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