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Hangar 9 Spitfire Mk IXc 30cc ARF

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments by

This plane is made for all of you Spitfire fans out there, and for all you soon to be Spitfire fans. The new Hangar 9 Spitfire Mk IXc 30cc ARF is not only a great looking aircraft, it is a great flying aircraft. Our Senior West Coast editor John Reid was lucky enough to do [...]

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First flight success

Apr 16, 2014 No Comments by

Earn your wings the pain-free way! A 4-channel, aileron-equipped, molded foam trainer like the Multiplex Mini Mag is ideal for flight training. So what’s all this excitement about small RC planes? Well, there are a lot of reasons why people choose to fly park flyers. They are very quiet and can be flown just about [...]

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Wires out of control? Try this!

Apr 09, 2014 7 Comments by

  Here are three simple ways to wrangle in those wild wires floating around inside your aircraft. From left to right: cable tie available in different sizes, Velcro cable ties and just some good old-fashioned electrician’s tape. Tidy Strips, available from Model Aviation Products (modelaviationproducts.com), are perfect for cleaning up wire (and air lines) in [...]

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Inverted Harrier Into a Torque Roll

Mar 31, 2014 2 Comments by

Here’s a really fun maneuver that’s generally performed low to the ground.  After all, aerobatic pilots enjoy the adrenaline rush of performing close to the ground and in this maneuver you get the added rush of performing it inverted.  Jason Benson will give you the walkthrough on performing the inverted harrier into a torque roll. With these [...]

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The Stall Turn

Mar 26, 2014 5 Comments by

The stall turn is one of those maneuvers that can be flown with just about any airplane. When performed correctly and with control, the stall turn will get attention every time it is performed.  But how do you master it? The short answer is lots of practice. But learning the correct stick movements during the [...]

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HobbyKing Cobra

Mar 25, 2014 2 Comments by

If you like going fast, why not try out a jet? The HobbyKing Cobra is the perfect jet to get you started. We got an opportunity to review this bad boy and I have to tell you we were impressed. Check out the photos below and be sure to watch the video to see what [...]

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Superman and a GoPro

Mar 18, 2014 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered what Superman does during a normal day. Well check out what happens when he finds a GoPro and tries to return it to its owner. Of course on the way he has to take care of a few issues, he is Superman after all,  but the GoPro does finally make it [...]

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Precision Aerobatics Addiction XL

Feb 28, 2014 No Comments

If you are into aerobatics you’re going to want to see this video below. This is the addiction XL from precision aerobatics. Cutting-edge technology makes this one of the lightest planes out there and this is evident in it’s flying abilities. We put our best man on the job, Mike Gantt, to throw this thing [...]

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