CAA Drone Registration - I caved.

Seeing as how it's now "law" to be registered as a drone operator (even though I fly model aircraft), I figured it was best to be seen to comply with the rules - even ...

23 January 2020


Why you should buy decent servos for your RC Planes

An illustrated guide to stock banggood servos in the SkySurfer.

20 January 2020


Xiaomi Fimi A3 Protective Bag

I bought this bag not only to protect the Xiaomi Fimi A3 gimbal, but also so I can carry it around on my back while I'm out cycling. Pretty nice and cheap ...

26 September 2019


Xiaomi Fimi A3 Overview

Picked this Xiaomi Fimi A3 drone up from Banggood (AFFILIATE LINK: ) because I reeeeeally wanted a ready to fly drone with decent ...

22 September 2019


My Lidl Glider Conversion Build

Bought a couple of chuck gliders from Lidl the other day (only 8 quid each!), I've converted one of them to RC - here's what I've done. Nice little plane actually ...

27 May 2019


Initial ZOHD Dart Thoughts ...

Banggood sent me the KIT version of this aircraft to review. While I wasn't impressed with the plastic motor mount (which has sheared off 3 times now) the plane ...

15 May 2019


How to balance this ZOHD Dart??

Why is it tail heavy with only a 30g motor? Surely a 2200mAh 4s battery should offset it? Does it NEED a stabiliser to actually fly?

21 February 2019


X-Plane - DC9 Full Circling ILS Approach into Glasgow EGPF

A full approach into EGPF in the DC9, starting just south of the GOW (Glasgow) VOR on 115.40, then a 14 mile run to the North East heading 55 degrees before ...

06 February 2019


Z84 cruising in the cold

Was very cold out today, bad video reception on 5.8GHz too because of the mist but it would have been rude not to go out for half an hour since it was so calm.

20 January 2019


How easy would it be to build a sub 250g FPV F16?

I saw Bruce's video about his sub-250g Bonsai wing this morning and I thought I might as well do some weighing of my own. I wanted to see how easily I can ...

13 January 2019


Housekeeping - Getting ready for a new flying season

So the weather has been a bit pants and there's only one way to get around the monotony of it - do all of the niggly little things you need to do before super fun ...

12 January 2019


Skywalker Wing Attachment Mod - Toilet Seat Bolts

I think it was Pudsey who did this mod a while ago and I'd been meaning to redo my old Skywalker for a while - I really don't like the elastic bands that attach a ...

11 January 2019


My First FPV Meet of 2019

So I went across to the hallowed Turf Fields for the first time in a couple of years to meet up with Ginner, Keukpa and Faffer for a mornings flying. Good fun - not ...

06 January 2019


First Z-84 Flight of 2019 and First Visit From the FPV Gods

So I took the Z84 out for a quick flight this morning only to be greeted with a blank DVR - the video feed wasn't working. I took the plane back home and ...

04 January 2019


The one time I flew my Avios Bush Mule in FPV

I found this video from earlier in 2018 - this was the first FPV flight with my Avios Bushmule Twin . Unfortunately I got telemetry errors immediately after takeoff, ...

03 January 2019


A quick update vlog - September 2018

A quick update on what I'm flying because it's Sunday evening and I'm bored. Maybe you are too.

16 September 2018

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