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5 STEPS TO MASTER THE INVERTED HARRIER CIRCLE

Jul 16, 2013 1 Comment

An inverted harrier is when the model is inverted at an extreme angle of attack (the fuselage should be at a 45-degree angle or similar) while traveling in the same flight path. The airplane should not lose or gain any altitude while traveling at this angle. Like the inverted harrier, the inverted harrier circle is [...]

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FLYING WITH FLAPS

Jul 09, 2013 8 Comments

Sooner or later, many RC modelers try their hand at a scale subject, and since most full-size aircraft use flaps, their scale model should include them as well. A scale model with the flaps fully deployed is an impressive sight. This will most likely be the pilot’s first exposure to flaps since most of our sport [...]

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Fourth of July: The Birth of a Nation, Celebration of a Culture

Jul 04, 2013 No Comments

Eleven score and seventeen years ago, our great, great, great, great, great, great. great grandfathers put their butts on the line to create a new nation and, to follow Abe’s words more precisely, the new nation was “…conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Although he was dedicating [...]

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New World Heli Speed Record!

Jun 25, 2013 No Comments

The Eurocopter X3 hybrid helicopter has opened the frontiers of aviation by attaining a speed milestone of 255 knots (472 km/h) in level flight on June 7 2013. Several days before this accomplishment, the X3 reached a speed of 263 knots (487 km/h) during a descent. With these two successes, the X3 surpasses the unofficial [...]

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RCX on TV with “Out & About With Roger Martin”

Jun 03, 2013 No Comments

RCX was the buzz of Long Beach’s local news as “Out and About With Roger Martin” featured the Ultimate Radio Control Expo and a sampling of the fun we had all weekend. The short segment just scratches the surface of all there was to see and do at RCX, but we’re thrilled the morning TV [...]

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Boat Pond Action at RCX

Jun 02, 2013 No Comments

Beautiful weather, a scenic pond, and fast boats have made the RCX boat pond a popular attraction. We’ll have more fun getting wet today–if you’re anywhere near Long Beach, get to RCX! Team Losi Racing’s Mike Truhe gets ready for spin with the Pro Boat Miss Geico 29 BL. It’s fast! Over 50mph, according to [...]

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Vaterra RC Glamis

Jun 01, 2013 No Comments

This full size buggy is outside the show … If you want one of your own, pick up the Vaterra RC Glamis from Horizon!

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Hobby King on Location

Jun 01, 2013 No Comments

HobbyKing is in the house! The guys drove this RV all the way from Joe Nall in South Carolina!

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