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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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Hitec’s new electric telemetry monitoring system

Jul 26, 2011 No Comments

Hitec has added to its comprehensive and innovative telemetry monitoring system, designed specifically for the electric flyer. Now you can easily and effortlessly view your real-time performance data on the Aurora 9 touch screen and capture the information stream with your laptop using the HPP-22 or HTS-Navi interfaces.  Engineered specifically for electric aircraft, the HTS-SS [...]

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Hitec’s HS-5035HD Digital Ultra Nano

Jul 25, 2011 No Comments

Hitec has just release information on a great new ultra nano servo the digital HS-5035HD.  This is a digital version of their popular HS-35HD, which add a completely new element to this great servo.  Equipped with a fully programmable digital circuit, Metal  arbonite™ gear train and long life potentiometer, the HS-5035HD will provide heavy hitting [...]

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Install a Bubble Canopy

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments

Here is a great tip for installing a bubble canopy from Gerard Goepfert from Scottsdale, AZ. He is a member of the Scottsdale Model Flyers. Thanks Gerard! 1. To begin installing your bubble canopy cut it to shape as you would install it on the airplane, trace the outside shape of the canopy onto a [...]

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SebArt WindS

Jul 21, 2011 2 Comments
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Eagle Tree’s new Standalone G-Force Sensors

Jul 19, 2011 No Comments

Have you ever wondered how many G’s you pulled in that last barrel roll or that hard pull on a pylon turn? Well now, you can see exactly how much force is on your plane during these maneuvers with the Eagle Tree G-Force meter.  This is the world’s first standalone G-Force meters for RC models. [...]

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