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Hot new 50cc Extra from Aerobeez at RCX

May 17, 2014 No Comments

Alan with Aerobeez shows off his new 50cc Extra. This 90-inch-span aerobat comes with control surfaces attached and is an easy electric conversion. It costs $629 and also comes in red.

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testing the playlist

May 16, 2014 No Comments

RCX – Greatest RC Show Ever – MAY 17-18, 2014

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Fly the Blender

May 13, 2014 1 Comment

Although I enjoy all aspects of RC aircraft, I truly enjoy aerobatics. Often, people who are just getting into aerobatics ask me how to perform some of the most difficult maneuvers out there and become discouraged when they can’t succeed. I tell them that one aerobatic maneuver builds on another. For example, you can’t build [...]

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Aileron Differential: Why it’s so important and how to set it up

May 02, 2014 8 Comments

For years, depending on the model setup, modelers often used offset servo output arms and bellcranks to achieve differential aileron movement. Today, however, using separate aileron servos and the aileron differential program menu in your computer radio has greatly simplified the task. But before we take a closer look, let’s first check out the mechanics [...]

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See KITT at RCX!

Apr 30, 2014 No Comments

We can’t promise the Hoff will show up (though you never know), but we can confirm KITT will be parked at RCX for you to ogle. The star of the 80s classic Knight Rider, KITT is the most famous Pontiac Trans Am ever and you can get up close and personal with the iconic car [...]

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Scaling out a foam WW I fighter

Apr 29, 2014 7 Comments

I’ve had the ParkZone Albatros for a few months and have had a blast flying it. It is a foam, ready-to-fly WW I flyer that’s of great value. My club has a grass field that is rather bumpy, so great care is needed to bring small-scale planes down for safe landings. It was this objective [...]

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Who will you see at RCX?

Apr 23, 2014 No Comments

At last year’s show, a gang of R2 units made laps through the aisles at RCX, turning heads and taking photo ops everywhere they went. The radio controlled bots are the creations of the talented guys and gals at Astromech.net. You never know who you’ll see at this year’s show … get your tickets today at www.RCX.com! [...]

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Throw Back Thursday! — Old MAN Photo Files

Apr 17, 2014 No Comments

We dusted off some great old snap shots by our dear friend George Leu. George traveled all over the country and contributed to several articles in MAN along with his time as a Scale columnist. All these photos are from a folder marked 1987 – 88 From the Scale Masters held in California. Two years [...]

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