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Outdoor boat racing circuit

May 01, 2012 No Comments

They may not have wings, but these boats were FLYIN’ around the outdoor boat pond circuit. Horizon and Traxxas drivers were making their small boats create monster roostertails, which the crowd loved. Some even gave spectators a mini shower! Weather at RCX was in the 70s and perfect for boat watching outside while having a picnic [...]

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Plane of the Year

May 01, 2012 5 Comments

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 [...]

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Editors’ Choice: Radio of the Year – Video Interview!

May 01, 2012 12 Comments

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.

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10 years of RC excitement!

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments

This year we celebrated a decade of RCX shows, and it’s still going stronger than ever! When we launched the show, we wanted to bring the fun and excitement of RC to a larger audience, and we succeeded. With the first indoor flight areas, indoor dirt tracks and indoor racing at an RC show, we [...]

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RCX Battle of the Builders

Apr 29, 2012 2 Comments

The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting the Battle of the Builders static competition at RCX, and there are dozens of beautifully detailed scale planes on display. Who do you think should win?  

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Editors’ Choice: Helicopter of the Year

Apr 28, 2012 2 Comments

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 [...]

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Editors’ Choice: Innovation of the Year

Apr 28, 2012 2 Comments

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, [...]

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RCX Long Beach is HOT!

Apr 28, 2012 No Comments

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 [...]

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