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Hitec’s New HS-8360TH, HS8370TH and HS-8380TH

Jun 29, 2012 No Comments by

Just got this press release from Hitec and wanted to pass it along. HS-8360TH, HS-8370TH and HS-8380TH The high resolution and response of our new HS-83XX series of servos brings the “wow” factor to your plane, heli and car. Designed with an efficient coreless motor, the industry’s leading titanium gear train and 7.4 volt capability, [...]

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Beat the heat: remember your density altitude!

Jun 28, 2012 No Comments by

I have discussed this before, but as the summer heats up, let me refresh or provide you some information on Density Altitude.  When we fly in high temperature and humidity conditions we effectively increase the altitude of runway elevations and with that our stall speeds increase.  All of a sudden that ever so difficult to [...]

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Servo City and the Hitec HTS-Voice

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments by

Thought I would pass along something from the newest Servo City flyer.  What got my attention was the Hitec’s HTS-Voice is on sale. Designed to fit on the handle of all Hitec radios, this system audibly provides telemetry data via speakers or earphones. The HTS-Voice takes Hitec’s telemetry accessories to the next level of convenience [...]

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Sullivan offers Marcy Jones’s Wheel Chocks

Jun 21, 2012 1 Comment by

Avid NortheasternRC enthusiast Marcy Jones invented the chocks in 2003 and has been testing and perfecting them ever since.  Sullivan Products had the smarts to recognize a good product when they saw them.  These are designed to provide maximum safety and security for your plane during transportation, conserve space in trailers, trucks and vans, enhance storage efficiency, [...]

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Paralight’s Powered Paraglider Lineup

Jun 16, 2012 No Comments by

If you are like me, you love flying lots of different planes and configurations.  I got my first chance to fly a powered paraglider doing some infrared biomass photography from a large paraglider.  That plane was all electric with nearly five pounds of battery necessary to power cameras, downlinks and motor. Paralight Aviation The Paralight [...]

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Booma RC’s Microprocessor 3-Stage Fail-Safe Ignition Switch

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments by

The Australian Booma RC has designed and now made available a 3-stage fail-safe ignition switch for gas powered models.  Referred to as Iggy, a microprocessor controlled optically isolated switch with 3 stage ignition protection. Iggy features a high intensity blue LED to give exact feedback to the user. Here is how the 3 stage safety system [...]

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Booma RC’s Intelliswitch V2

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments

Booma RC’s innovations for high performance and demanding giant scale pilot configurations includes the Intelliswitch V2. This extensively designed switch includes: Dual Bat (Battery redundancy), Dual Battery Voltage Monitor, Dual Battery mA Usage Monitor, Flight Timer, Flight Counter and Temperature monitor. Intelliswitch Features: – Microprocessor control – of 2 x independent high powered digital switching [...]

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Booma RC’s Wallaby Switch with Battery Voltage Monitoring

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments

Booma RC is an Australian company offering a broad range of products for the RC community. Check them out at: http://www.boomarc.com/ Among their many offerings is the Wallaby Switch.  This unique product is capable of controlling and monitoring the power from your receiver battery through a digital microprocessor.  It is produced in both a single [...]

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