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Stepping Up the Speed with Props and Electrons

Apr 26, 2011 1 Comment

 By John Reid    The Kyosho Phantom EP on a fast flyby. Even the Slimline pilot figure in the cockpit is having a good time! I REALLY ENJOY just about every type of aircraft, but some of my favorites are Formula One pylon racers. I wanted a race plane that I could prop for speed, [...]

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Look who showed up at my club

Apr 25, 2011 3 Comments

  I went out to our local flying field a few weeks ago to watch our first ever pattern flying contest. I recognize this guy, pushing the plane It was none other than Andrew Jesky and as always he was all smiles.  

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Align’s AH-1 Cobra Fuselage

Apr 25, 2011 2 Comments

Align has just released a new scale body for their TRex 500 size helicopter.  This new scale fuselage of the AH-1 Cobra is easy to install and add some outstanding scale detail. Just look at the exhaust scoops and the armament that adorns those pods. The price still needs to be announced, but you got [...]

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A very nice electric B-17, with bombs!

Apr 21, 2011 No Comments

Now what would a bomber be without being able to drop bombs, so that is why Trent Wilhelm added them to this scratch built B-17 Bomber. Now dropping a load of bombs take some time to figure out and Trent came up with a bomb bay that has two built –up slots so that the [...]

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My New Ride

Apr 21, 2011 No Comments

That’s right; I got the new Hangar 9 Sundowner 36, and of course I have it set-up with all the racing equipment. This plane flies great and is rather quick; so far this is the best flying racer in this class that I have flown.  The plane has a 51.5-inch wingspan and came in weighing [...]

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Outstanding Staggerwing

Apr 20, 2011 No Comments

A look at a plane that took years to complete and three different builders, but in the end it was well worth the wait.  This outstanding scale Staggerwing started as a cut balsa kit from the Aeroplane Factory which was made from Ziroli plans.  The plane is large with a wingspan of 86-inches and an [...]

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I just got back from SEFF (southeast electric flight festival)

Apr 20, 2011 No Comments

  I just got back from SEFF and I have to tell you that if it is electric it was most likely there.  There were and number of top manufacturers there showing off some of their new electrics as well as modified older kits that easily accept electric power.  Here are samples of some of [...]

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JR 11X Pro Transmitter Case

Apr 20, 2011 No Comments

The Compact, Durable JR  11X Pro Transmitter Case   JR has just came out with this aluminum single transmitter case is designed to fit the JR 11X radio. The compact, space-saving design of this form-fitting single transmitter case makes it great for traveling with limited space, including air travel. The best way to keep you transmitter [...]

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