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The IRCHA Blade Invitational by Horizon Hobby

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

The Blade Invitational, sponsored by Horizon Hobby, chose seven pilots to fly new Blade 500X helicopters in a one flight competition. Although all pilots showed a high level of flying skill, the top three places where won by Clay Payne of Dayton, OH, Jordan Horwitz of Vernon Hill, IL, and Sergio Marachrian of Los Angles, [...]

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The Youngest IRCHA Helicopter Pilot

Aug 21, 2012 1 Comment

Six-year-old Ryan Todd Robertson, of Mt Washington, KY, poses with his father, Todd, and his TREX 700. Ryan has just started the first grade, and at his kindergarten graduation he put on a helicopter demonstration for the rest of the class. He is currently the youngest AMA helicopter pilot and newest company pilot for Compass [...]

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The IRCHA ONE Competition.

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

The ONE Competition had a 7 min. fly off between the top seven flyers in the world, with the $7000 in cash shown here to the winner. The Gaui girl is not included. The competition was fierce, but in the end Nick Maxwell proved to the unbeatable after his 360° knife edge circle. Congratulations Nick on [...]

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Hobbico at IRCHA

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

This is Steve Kaluf, Assistant Marketing Manager at Hobbico, showing off the new OS 105 engine that comes in two versions; with either a normal carburetor or a demand regulator system which supplies fuel under pressure to the carburetor for 3D flying. Hobbico is also carrying the complete line of Raptor helicopters, including the new [...]

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New Horizon Hobby Products at IRCHA

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

This is Kim Payne of Horizon Hobbies showing off the new Spectrum DX18 radio for those who need to operate more servos. Horizon also carries a complete line of Spectrum radios, receivers and servos. The newest additions to their ever-increasing line of products is the Spectrum AR7200BX receiver which has a built-in Beast X flybarless [...]

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Thunder Power at IRCHA

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

Shanin Polce is proudly displaying the complete line of Thunder Power Lipo batteries, which have a higher energy density than any other battery on the market today. They also offer a complete line of chargers that will charge all types of batteries, all the way up to 14s. For more information visit their website at [...]

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Align’s New TREX 700E DFC Helicopter at IRCHA

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

Jeff Fassbinder is proudly holding the new TREX 700E DFC helicopter from Align. This is the latest in their 700 series of helicopters for either nitro or electric power. The DFC stands for direct flight control because the servo is mounted directly below the swashplate with direct control between the servo arm and swashplate, eliminating [...]

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New Byron 15% Rotor Rage Fuel

Aug 21, 2012 No Comments

This is Ryan Godberson and Marc Jensen of Byron Fuels. I have been using their 30% Rotor Rage Masters Blend fuel for several years in my 50 and 90 size helicopters with great success. They have recently introduced their new 15% Rotor Rage fuel for use in the new OS 105 and YS120 engines. This [...]

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