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Flight Technique: Become a Jet Jock

Sep 21, 2011 8 Comments

Development in brushless motor design and LiPo battery technology have benefited the RC hobby especially for seasoned and wannabe jet jocks. Electric ducted fan (EDF) jets are quickly becoming one of the most popular branches of the modeling tree and the development of these e-powered speed demons is nothing short of amazing. When most people [...]

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Galloping Ghost 1946-2011

Sep 20, 2011 No Comments

Many Reno Race planes go through many transformations before becoming an unlimited competitor. The Galloping Ghost is no exception to that rule, here are a set of images that show the transformation of this aircraft all the way from 1946 to 2011.

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Yak-52 .91 ARF a New Soviet Era Trainer from Seagull

Sep 15, 2011 No Comments

Seagull has just introduce the new Yak-52 .91 ARF. This is a  scale replica of the Soviet era trainer, the Yak-52 is constructed from light ply and balsa by expert craftsmen. It also comes covered in Hangar 9 UltraCote allowing for easy repairs. All the hardware needed to finish assembly is included, along with mechanical [...]

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E-flite Platinum Series F-4 Phantom 32 DF

Sep 14, 2011 1 Comment

  Featuring scale details and excellent flight characteristics, the E-flite Platinum Series F-4 Phantom 32 DF offers pilots an advanced level of performance along with new technology. When equipped with the high-performance E-flite Delta-V® 32 power system, which includes the Delta-V 32 80mm fan unit, 2150Kv DF32 brushless motor, 80A Pro Switch-Mode BEC Brushless ESC, [...]

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POCKET RADAR MINI RADAR GUN

Sep 12, 2011 No Comments

    Every once in a while a product comes out that may not be exactly made for RC, but it’s something we can use to enhance our enjoyment of it. The Pocket Radar is just such an item. This little unit looks nothing like what you would think a radar gun should look like, [...]

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Plan building – What do you think?

Sep 09, 2011 96 Comments

In today’s fast-paced world we are surround by many things that give you instant satisfaction, and the RC community is not immune to this reality. At any given flying field on any given day, you will find a majority of aircraft are assembled from an ARF (Almost ready to Fly) kit.  Occasionally you will find [...]

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Electric Flight November: Half Cuban-8 with a snap

Sep 08, 2011 2 Comments

This maneuver combines a rather elegant move with a harsh element.  The basic Cuban- is spiced up a little by performing  one and one-half negative snap rolls on the down line to return the plane  to upright flight.  

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The New High-Quality JR VR6015 Regulator System

Sep 08, 2011 No Comments

  Designed for RC aircraft and helicopters, the JR VR6015′s DC/DC switch mode system is able to take input voltage up to 8.5V from any 2S Li-Po/Li-Fe battery and provide regulated receiver voltage of 6V at up to 15 amps of current draw. Designed for operation with 2.4GHz systems only, the VR6015 comes with an EC3 connector for input and [...]

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