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Ready to Fly FPV models!

Apr 24, 2012 26 Comments

Check out the Spy Hawk, a ready-to-fly EPO plane that comes with a 6 megapixel camera and very cool transmitter with an FPV monitor built-in! It’s just one in a line of FPV planes and helicopters from Hubsan Hobby, which will be distributed in the U.S. by Hobby People. Here’s the officical press release; scroll [...]

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Make an F-82 out of two Mustang ARFs

Apr 23, 2012 12 Comments

Here’s another great project from veteran builder Rick Michelena. This time, Rick does some fun ARF math: P-51 + P-51 = F-82! He writes,  ”The great element of R/C modeling is this: using your imagination allows for any subject to be modeled. Over the past 30 years, I have witnessed the tremendous change that has occurred in our hobby [...]

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Review: AH-64 Apache with stabilization system

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

Like most scale pilots, I want my scale Apache helicopter to fly smooth, just like the real full scale.  In the R/C world, you will find yourself having to deal with, 2 blade fly bar-less, 3, 4, 5, and 6 bladed heads that leave you with a hard to control scale helicopter. I wish I [...]

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Movie time! Fighter Pilots

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

When you have some extra time, sit back and enjoy this 48-minute IMAX move on fighter pilots. Neat aerial footage of modern jets and information on older fighter aircraft and pilots. You’ll enjoy this one!

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Dogfight: Spitfire vs. Me-109

Apr 20, 2012 1 Comment

Fantastic video footage of a Spitfire vs. Me-109 duel made using real photography and computer animation. This makes history come alive!

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A look over the edge of Fremont Canyon

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

Reed of Calculated Risk Films sent this great video of  a look over Fremont Canyon, Wyoming. Enjoy!

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Review: Novarossi .57 HR 3DS Heli Engine

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

Contributor Rob Landry has been using the new Novarossi .57 in his Raptor X50, and he likes what he’s seeing! He writes, “I have gotten to really like this engine. Novarossi is my engine of choice in my on-road and off-road cars, and the new .57′s  3-needle carb makes a HUGE difference from the older [...]

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A better way to beat traffic!

Apr 20, 2012 No Comments

Check out this video of a flying car, recently unveiled at an auto show. Where can I sign up??

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