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Free Flight Models — A great way to help grow our hobby and have FUN!

Sep 06, 2011 6 Comments

(Above) Some happy Free Flight winners at Rhinebeck With today’s high pressure world, RC airplanes are a good way to relax and forget your day to day worries. But RC in itself can also be a bit complicated and demanding to the newcomer. One of the greatest ways to rediscove model airplanes is with free flight! [...]

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Multiplex USA FunCopter V2 — Next generation of RC Heli Fun!

Sep 05, 2011 No Comments

This is the perfect heli for the beginner pilot. The original FunCopter just got better! Multiplex USA has just released the new FunCopter V2.  The new FunCopter V2 boasts a heartier, more powerful brushless motor along with revised fly-bar paddles for smoother, neutral handling and a redesigned tail rotor hub and shaft for added durability. [...]

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4 days till WW1 RC Jamboree at Rhinebeck

Sep 05, 2011 No Comments

Wow! Time sure is flying! There’s only 4 days left till the best WW1 Jamboree in the country kicks off! All the gang from the Mid-Hidson RC Society work very hard to make this a must attend event. We can’t think of a better way to enjoy the ending of the summertime flying season that [...]

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Labor Day Weekend! What are you flying this holiday weekend?

Sep 05, 2011 1 Comment

It really is scary how quickly the summer passes by! This weekend marks the end of summer, but fore many of us, not the end of the flying season! What will you be flying this weekend? Do you prefer sport flying aerobatics, or serious scale planes? Are you are beginner with a nice new trainer [...]

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Hitec X4 AC Plus Charger w/ built-in AC power supply

Sep 04, 2011 No Comments

This new charger has four-port computer controlled capability with a built-in 22 amp power supply which can be powered by a standard 120 volt AC household current. Simple to use and utterly reliable, this compact charger with battery management and integral balancer features four identical and independent 50-watt power outputs, for a total output power [...]

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Newest Test Flight — ParkZone Corsair Ultra-Micro

Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

Just went out to the flying field to commit aviation with my newest review plane, the F4U Corsair from ParkZone. this is part of the Ultra Micro series, this all foam pacific fighter takes only minutes to get ready to fly. Being a BNF I bound it to my JR X9303 2.4 transmitter and it [...]

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Race or Fly for Fun! — E-flite Shoestring 15e EF1 Racer

Aug 31, 2011 No Comments

Want to go fast and turn left? battle it out as you tear up the pylons? how about just having a super sleek racer for fun flying on Sunday? the new Shoestring 15e is just the ticket for high speed electric fun! At home as a sport flyer or serious racer, the E-flite Shoestring 15e [...]

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Proper Wing Incidence — setting up your plane to fly right!

Aug 29, 2011 2 Comments

When ever you test fly an airplane, especially biplanes, it is really important to get the incidence (angle relative to the fuselage centerline,) for both wings and the horizontal stabilizer correct. Most scratch built designs will have this all important information on the plans and with kits, it will be called out in the instructions. [...]

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