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1 November 2016 | posted by Hamish Morley

 

Blade 230s Night review

 

Now the days are getting shorter there is more time for night flying and it’s a great time to review the Blade 230s Night model! I have reviewed it with the new DX6e transmitter from Spektrum.

 

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31 October 2016 | posted by Jaak Pieterse

This is a story of building something special to use during the winter season. When the grounds are all muddy, and everything is wet. In this case it needs to be durable and waterproof. Weight savings can only be done up to an extent.

To start off, FLP provided me …

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27 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Welcome to the the latest build blog series from the Fast Lad Performance flight team featuring the SAB Goblin Nitro Helicopter.

In this review I will be taking you through a series of high quality photos and short descriptions of my build journey with this superb Nitro 650 class helicopter …

SAB Goblin, Team Blog, Team Reviews »

25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

This first section covers the frame build, and as I call it the ‘Top Deck.’ So lets get started

Simple frame parts for all Goblins

The use of the KSE landing gears is incorporated on the Nitro kit

As mentioned, the frames are ultra simple. Follow the instruction book and …

SAB Goblin, Team Blog, Team Reviews »

25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Onto the head now.

First thing you will notice is the introduction of the ‘Matt’ black head parts. And no they didn’t name this after me :)

Standard head build up here, although the eagle eyed amongst you will notice that dimension of these parts differ slightly from the original …

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25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

So this is where we take a side step from the ‘norm’ with SAB. The introduction of a nitro engine.

Here is the components that make up the engine and clutch stack. Its not conventional this build up but is certainly unique and works extremely well.

The clutch bell and …

SAB Goblin, Team Blog, Team Reviews »

25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

This section shows photos of my completed radio installation. I used an Opti 3500mAh 2s lipo for the RX pack. It fits perfectly and give many flights before a re-charge is required. Eight if I remember correctly…..

No boost pipe on yet just show the tidy wiring install

Standard SAB …

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25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Last part of the build is the tail section. Well actually if you follow the instructions I’ve jumped a few steps, but I find it easier to install the radio without the tail installed.

So we have pretty standard parts here for SAB Goblins.

Dampened tail assembly with Matt Black …

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25 October 2016 | posted by Mattie Lodge

Onto the flying of this baby!!

Well I have to say it is seriously impressive. The Goblin Nitro came out as a 650 size model and with a OS 105 regulated engine powering it, you can imagine it seriously does not lack power.

Because of the complete and well thought …

Team Blog »

26 September 2016 | posted by Hamish Morley

I have been really lucky to have a chance to build and review the new refreshed version of the Gaui X3 – the X3L.

Gaul X3L Kit at Fast Lad Performance

Gaui X3L intro

The Gaui X3L is the updated X3 with a full-body fuselage and the option for a …

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1 September 2016 | posted by FLP Flight Team

This year gets better and better for the Fast Lad Performance Flight Team. Rasmus Jakobsen has now joined our 20 strong team of great pilots.

Rasmus is well known for his great style and superbly accurate flying presents. This year just gone he came 6th in the top class at …