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ElectriFly Super Stearman EP ARF

Jul 29, 2011 3 Comments

ElectriFly has come out with a new Super Stearman plane which is patterned after the full size one which  has a little history behind it. Following WWII, the biplane that had taught thousands of Allied pilots to fly was suddenly obsolete as a military trainer. Instead of being retired, the Super Stearman joined the ranks [...]

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RC Accents Servo Setup

Jul 28, 2011 No Comments

We have a great article coming out on 14 tools you need in your shop and I have to say that i agree completely with this write up on the RC Accents Servo Setup.  Using a Servo Setup device really saves you some time and speeds up assembly. I also use the Hitec Servo Programmer [...]

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Charging Dos and Dont’s

Jul 28, 2011 4 Comments

Don’t let your battery get below the minimum voltage This is more of a flying issue than a charging problem, but it needed to be addressed, so here it is.   When flying, try not to let the battery drain until the speed control starts shutting off, because in most cases unless you changed it, [...]

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Flight Technique: Programming for 3D

Jul 28, 2011 1 Comment

Our main focus this time is on radio programming and setup. A key element that enables pilots to fly outrageous 3D maneuvers is the computer radio system. Learn to take advantage of your computer radio, and you’ll be able to improve your flying in a variety of ways. Having a properly set up plane with [...]

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ElectriFly G-16 ARF

Jul 28, 2011 No Comments

This great review will be in our October 2011 Model Airplane News magazine. Here’s the first look at this nice aircraft. Everyone instantly recognizes the F-16, as it is one of the U.S. Air Force’s most popular jet fighters. It’s a single engine multitask day weapon, and in its red, white and blue “YF-16 prototype” [...]

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RCX: BE there!

Jul 27, 2011 3 Comments

If you live in Chicago you need to check this out!! RCX Chicago is right around the corner! Don’t miss the fun and excitement at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois on Saturday, August 6! The action is already heating up, with a Fly Me indoor arena where you can try your hand [...]

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Photo Shoot Fun, Behind the Scenes

Jul 27, 2011 3 Comments

As you can see from the video, this is just one of the issues we have during the photo shoot.  Luckily, this plane made it back so we can fix the problem (reattach a new prop) and continue shooting the flight maneuvers.  Afterward my camera operator told me he was surprised that it landed without [...]

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Hitec Waterproof Servos, 2 new additions to the Hitec line

Jul 27, 2011 No Comments

Hitec has just announced the release of their two new waterproof servos, the HS-646WP Analog and the HS-5646WP programmable Digital.  Both of these servos offer High Voltage and High Torque. These new waterproof servos should have what it takes to keep your radio control vehicle, airplane or robot watertight! With high torque, dual ball bearings [...]

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