Sonix from VVModel

New F3B model Sonix from VV Model is at home. It’s successor of Stinger. Wingspan 3090mm, different airfoil, higher aspect ratio, alternative dihedral (two wing joiners), longer arm wing/tail, new inner structure of fuselage (stiffer), fuselage with cabin (no nosecone).

There will be also new F3F model; Sonet. Shorter wingspan 2950mm, different airfoil (faster), shorter […]

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Gator West 2015

Gators from Florida are moving to West Coast (RCG thread). Already several years is F3B FAI WorldCup season starting in USA. Next year we begin in California, brand new experience supported by strong F3B community there. Don’t hesitate and book flights to LA.

A few moments from history. Gator 2012, Gator 2013 and Gator […]

My debts

Took me some time to digest end of this F3B season, nevertheless debts should be paid. May look strange to talk about contests after more than three months, but I make notes, logs and comments from every flying day, therefore shouldn’t be so big issue for me.

F3B Mlada Boleslav

Deadly hot&no wind contest. If […]

Binningen’s carnage

It’s quite long trip from Prague to Binningen, at least at Central European standards (7 hours one way). Weather forecast was a bit unsure but reality was even worse.

When we came Friday to airfield just after winch setup really heavy rain started. We had big pools in tent and also on airfiled until Sunday […]

Mlada Boleslav Cup 2014 (updated Sept. 10)

Updated Sept.10

2.MB.Cup-2014-RESULTS (PDF) and few pictures

The 2.MB Cup 2014 takes place at a brand new airfield with no flying limits for the competitors!

Dear competitors, as we wanted to prepare the best conditions for a perfect competition, we managed to ensure an ideal airfield completely distant from any buildings and with no other […]

Pike Precision LDS and some other details

I had chance to make some detailed pictures of my crashed F3B Pike Precision. Maybe can help somebody. Some raw data:

I’m using Jeti DC-16 transmitter, Jeti R9 receiver and also LOLO5+ altitude logger. I used 2S LiIon HighLoad (20A) 2000mAh Samsung 18650 (PDF) cells and Mag- magnetic switch. For CG 106-107mm about 60g lead […]