Our plane of the year is a 3D electric performer with a revolutionary single-axis, vectored-thrust propeller system that gives it amazing agility. In addition, it also has a unique structure of durable foam molded around carbon-fiber and plywood structures, so it’s light, strong and impact-resistant—and as all RC pilots know, that’s especially important! See our [...]
Our radio of the year is a product that has a top spot on every modeler’s wish list. Incredible programming options, 18 channels, onboard telemetry, a large touch screen monitor, built-in camera and even a sound system are just a sampling of what this radio has to offer. Congratulations to Futaba for their 18MZ.
Our helicopter of the year is a high-quality machine that’s the ideal size for serious RC flying. It has a very high power-to-weight ratio for unlimited aerobatics and has a commanding presence in the air. With a flybarless system, it can be set up as trainer or as an unlimited 3D machine. Congratulations to Align [...]
Our innovation of the year is a stabilization system that makes planes easier to fly, by allowing us to concentrate on piloting instead of making corrections for wind and tracking. This system is especially suited to smaller indoor planes that are notoriously difficult to fly. For making RC planes easier and more fun to fly, [...]
The 10th annual RCX at the Long Beach Convention Center is heating up, with record crowds on Saturday! There’s indoor flying to an outdoor boat pond, the latest planes & gear from top manufacturers, celebrity guests and more. The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting a static airplane competition with some fantastic scratch-built planes [...]
Whether you call it the Bent Wing Bird, Whistling Death, or the Sweetheart of Okinawa you’ll command the sky with the new F4U-1 Corsair from Alien Aircraft Corp. It’s quick building will have you tearing up the sky in minimum time. Its rugged all wood construction provides a strong, light weight structure that delivers outstanding [...]