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Gas engines & after-run oil

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

Q: I own a Ge20 ei (Zenoah G200PU) gas engine, model X374320000.  I ran it a few times and it was OK.  Then I set it aside for 6-8 months and then it would not run. I discovered that the carburetor fuel metering/diaphragm was no longer flexible.  So I got a repair kit and replaced [...]

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How to 3D: new DVD from Precision Aerobatics

Jun 22, 2011 1 Comment

In this new video, team pilots take you step by step through the process of learning how to fly 3D maneuvers. To make learning even easier, each maneuver is demonstrated on a RealFlight RC simulator! A real-time transmitter overlay on the screen shows the stick movements, so you’ll be flying like a pro in no [...]

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Seagull Zlin Z-50

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

Forget about all those cookie-cutters Extras and Edges … you’ll stand out from the crowd when you bring this Zlin to the field! With a .75 to .91 engine in its nose, this aerobat is ready to put on a show. Ideal for intermediate to advanced pilot, this built-up ARF has UltraCote covering and comes [...]

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Seagull Dewoitine D.520

Jun 18, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an unusual WW II fighter to add to your hangar! This French Air Force aircraft was used in the Battle of France and has a striking UltraCote color scheme . The 1.20-size ARF comes with mechanical retracts and all necessary hardware. The Dewoitine has good flying characteristics and is ideal for intermediate to advanced pilots.

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Pilot Projects: You can win a Flash glue kit & MAN cap!

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

Be a star, show off your work, and reap the reward. Do you want to show off your latest flying work of art? Well, we would like to see it!  Send in an image of your plane for “Pilots Projects,” and if you get published, you will get a Flash Glue Kit and a Model [...]

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Cox Models Sky Ranger & Extra 300–Online review

Jun 16, 2011 6 Comments

Reviewer Mike Gantt notes that this pair of flyers offers “micro fun with a huge side of coolness!” If you’re looking for fly-anywhere, anytime aircraft, you can’t go wrong with one of these micro flyers from Cox. Check out the full online review! Micro model airplanes are getting better with every release, and when I [...]

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The DH Beaver Song

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

This little ditty made my day; hope it makes you smile, too!

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ParkZone Stryker F-27Q Sneak Peek!

Jun 14, 2011 1 Comment

Check out this sneak peek of Gerry Yarrish’s exclusive review of the new Stryker from the September issue of Electric Flight, on sale now! For years, one of the most successful elevon-equipped delta-wing designs has been the speedy Stryker F-27C from ParkZone. This twinfinned, swept-wing speedster introduced a whole generation of RC pilots to the [...]

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