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Flight Techniques: Secrets to Inverted Flight

Mar 28, 2016 No Comments

Nearly all aerobatic maneuvers involve some segment(s) of inverted flight, so to keep progressing, you need to develop proficiency with inverted flight. To start, let’s do away with the often repeated reference to the elevator being reversed when the plane is upside-down. It is that kind of thinking that causes people to become confused and [...]

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Road to Top Gun — B-2 Condor Bomber

Mar 24, 2016 No Comments

Another great entry for the Road to Top Gun, this time, we heard from our good friend Curtis Switzer from Port St. John, FL., who will be flying his 168-inch span, 100-inch long B-2 Bomber in the Pro-Am Propeller class. Weighing 45lbs., the big Curtiss biplane is powered by two Saito 180 4-strokes turning 16×8 [...]

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A Metal Finish Made Easy

Mar 15, 2016 21 Comments

I can hear it now, “Oh great, not another Mustang”, from readers everywhere!  Truth be known, I found myself saying the exact same thing at almost every Warbird event I attended, despite the fact that I actually like the Mustang as an aircraft. When this sleek American airframe was outfitted with the British Rolls-Royce Merlin, it [...]

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RCX 2016: Another Great Success!

Mar 14, 2016 1 Comment

This past weekend, RCX 2016 took over the OC Fair & Convention Center in Costa Mesa, CA. Packed with thousands of excited RC enthusiasts, this year’s show had more to see and do than ever before, including the first-ever FPV Drone Racing Championship, hosted by SpaceShipOneFPV. From indoor and outdoor fly-zones and try-me tracks, to [...]

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Horizon Hobby UMX P-47 at RCX

Mar 13, 2016 No Comments

Everyone loves a warbird! We think this young flier is right on target, checking out the UMX P-47 at the Horizon booth at RCX.

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E-flite UMX P3 Revolution at RCX

Mar 13, 2016 No Comments

Small plane, big performer! Up close and personal with E-flite’s UMX P3 Revolution!

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Aerobeez Aerobat at RCX

Mar 13, 2016 No Comments

Second day of RCX is heating up! Check out this hot Aerobeez aerobat!

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Spearhead Army Group at RCX

Mar 12, 2016 No Comments

Scale isn’t just for airplanes! Check out these incredible tanks at the Spearhead Armor Group booth at RCX!

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