Check out this RC bird! It flies by flapping its wings, but it is unlike any ornithopter I’ve seen before. It’s actually gracefull, and its body seems articulated and undulating, like that of a fish! I haven’t yet learned how to embed a video, so here’s the link: http://youtu.be/nnR8fDW3Ilo
Welcome to our new and improved website! We’ll be working to get all of the articles and updates moved over from the old website, but so far we all really like the new format. Hopefully you’ll find that this site is easier to navigate and to find specific information. You’ll also find some new areas, [...]
Check out Bob Walker’s Benoist on its first test-float. Bob designed and built this model after the 1914 plane that was the world’s first scheduled airliner, carrying passengers between St. Petersburg and Tampa, cutting down on the nearly all-day trip into a 23-minute flight! It only made 172 flights and was cut short because [...]
Jeff Fassbinder actually landed the new Align TRex 100 on an editor’s hand! Check out the new Align Super Starter for helicopters; we’re told that an optional cone is available to start up to .60-size airplanes!
Mike Mayberry, Shawn Spiker and Suzanne Lepine look like they’re having fun at the Hitec/Multiplex booth! New items from Multiplex include a digital field programmer and servo tester and a free-flight “Fox.” Of course the FunJet is always a favorite!
As we looked through all of the planes, helicopters and gear we reviewed this past year, narrowing them down to our top picks wasn’t easy. The products we recognize tonight scored the highest in this basic test: we said “wow!” when we first saw them, we couldn’t wait to test them out, and they exceeded [...]