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The new E-flite Sea Fury

Nov 21, 2011 No Comments

The Mighty Sea Fury Returns! The E-flite Hawker Sea Fury 480 ARF is an new electric-powered scale model of the famous British fighter. Like many of the E-flite plane, the airframe is produced using injection-molded Z-Foam material, which offers lightweight, durable and easily repairable construction. All these features make this a great plane for beginner and [...]

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Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

A CONVENIENT WAY TO KEEP TABS ON BATTERY PACKS   The Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker accurately shows battery voltage levels, making this a great “peace of mind” accessory. Some of the key features we like are: Quickly and legibly displays the voltage of battery packs Total voltage and remaining capacity results are shown on a [...]

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Tuskegee History on a Hangar 9 RC Mustang

Nov 08, 2011 13 Comments

We were lucky enough to meet up with Marty Nelson and check out this great looking Hangar 9 Mustang.  Now what makes this Mustang a truly unique thing is what is on top of the wing. Marty has collected the signatures of 14 Tuskegee Airmen and woman.   He started this collection of signatures with the former base [...]

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Seagull Models PC9 Pilatus interview and flight video

Nov 07, 2011 No Comments

In this video, we interview Michael York about the Seagull PC-9 Pilatus.  Michael is quite impressed with the build and flight performance of this very affordable ARF.  One that we are sure you will want to add to your hangar.  Check out this sweet flying bird and be sure to read the full review in [...]

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AEROWORKS 30CC EXTRA 300

Nov 05, 2011 No Comments

Getting into gassers is “Extra” easy with this quick-building aerobat!  Aeroworks has quite a few sweet-looking models on its website (the airplanes, guys) and after reviewing the 30cc Edge, I couldn’t wait until its 30cc cousin, the Extra 300 was released. Rather than do a complete comparison of these two aerobatic platforms, I would like [...]

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Sensei from Flyzone, interview and flight video.

Nov 04, 2011 1 Comment

Are you looking for your first plane, one that is easy to fly, land and most of all durable and easy to repair?  You may be in luck, we just tested the new ready to fly Sensei foam trainer from Flyzone. Listen to what our reviewer Mike Stroup has to say about this nice all [...]

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Tech Tip: Easy Technique for Spray on Weathering and Detailing

Nov 03, 2011 3 Comments

The “squiggle” pattern was applied to the Storch over white Litefilm using Model Master Enamel. After the graphics were applied, a light dusting of Krylon Satin Clear was used to dull down the shiny finish produced by the Litefilm. The bottom color was sprayed with Model Master Enamel using the Paasche H1 air-brush on the [...]

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Flight Technique: Cobra with 1/2 Rolls

Nov 03, 2011 1 Comment

By John Glezellis If you follow full-scale aerobatics, there is another maneuver that goes by a similar name, but it is called the Pugachev Cobra. The Pugachev Cobra shows post-stall maneuvering as it displays an abrupt pitch change and a high angle of attack. The Pugachev Cobra is very similar to the common “3D” maneuver, [...]

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