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Where should you put a smoke tank?

Jul 25, 2014 No Comments by

This tip comes from my friend Albert Tejera who owns TME. Albert is an enthusiastic flyer and just an all-around good guy. Many new RC smoke users wonder if they should balance their airplane with the oil tank filled or empty? Generally we recommend that the tank be placed as close as possible to the [...]

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Go Discover, looking at the world from above

Jun 19, 2014 2 Comments by

We got the chance to test out the new Go Discover airplane wing from Hobby king.  This wing already has a GoPro mount in the front nose ready for your GoPro camera. If you ever wanted to get a different view of the world, this is the plane that will do it for you. check [...]

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Jun 17, 2014 3 Comments by

MAKING FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS   Foamies have led us to new ways of building and flying model airplanes. They allow us to assemble a plane in hours rather than days or weeks. Because they involve very little investment in terms of money and labor, we no longer need to fear pushing our flying skills to the [...]

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Pop Your Top with this great move

Jun 05, 2014 2 Comments by

We are very fortunate to have Jason Benson explain this rather cool move, the  Pop Top. This maneuver just requires some stick timing and the willingness of the pilot to repeat it until it becomes second nature. Jason offers up some tips that make learning this move a little easier.  This is a great turnaround [...]

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Kondor Hobbies at RCX

May 17, 2014 No Comments by

Andrew Kondor of Kondor Hobbies has something totally new: a 1/6-scale electric truggy that’s ready to run with batteries, charger, waterproof electronics, waterproof speed control and receiver and the nice-looking body in the photo. For $399.99, how about a fun ride for the flightline?

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Model Airplane News on the scene at RCX!

May 17, 2014 No Comments by

Debra really likes the ladybug multirotor at the Toymine booth!

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Rotor Drone revolution at RCX!

May 17, 2014 No Comments

Yuneec is debuting their HX3 here at RCX! Here Mark Padilla holds the prototype. With a retail price of 3K, it has a carbon fiber frame and comes ready to fly. It can carry a 4.4 pound camera! More info at

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Flight sim fun at RCX!

May 17, 2014 No Comments

At the Cinimizer booth, you can try their FPV goggles while flying on the flight sim! Great for sims or outdoor in the cockpit view.

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