Editors Blogs

RCX Chicago: Try it, drive it, fly it!

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

Horizon’s “try-me” booth is a popular spot on the show floor for kid (and dads!) of all ages! RCX attendees could try their hand at driving the latest electric monster trucks in the dirt track as well as fly the new Force combat helicopters in the flight cage.  

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RCX Chicago ROCKS!

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

RCX Chicago opened today at 10 am and the fun will last until 8 pm tonight! With indoor and outdoor plane and helicopter flight zones, full-size (and RC!) drift racing, an indoor dirt track, mini car tracks and vendors with the latest planes, helis and gear, there’s something to please every serious RC’er, and when the [...]

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RCX Chicago Indoor Flight Zone

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

Check out the micro Albatross in the indoor flight zone at RCX! This indoor flying arena is netted and perfect for electric planes and helicopters. For the micro Albatross, it was a HUGE flying field!

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2011 AMA NATS and IRCHA Jamboree

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

If it’s hot and the middle of August, it must be time for the AMA Nationals and the IRCHA Jamboree in Muncie, IN. The AMA NATS has flying events for all types of aircraft and helicopters, and brings together some of the best pilots and their equipment in friendly competition. The helicopter events are also [...]

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World’s Largest RC Aircraft? C-17 Globemaster III

Aug 06, 2011 3 Comments

C-17 Globemaster III, by Davie Mathews This 1/9-scale RC C-17 Globemaster model was built in the UK. It is a special “one off” model and is possibly the largest RC model aircraft flying today. It was custom designed and built for a Discovery Channel documentary that aired in the UK and is the work a [...]

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New England Scale Masters Qualifier–2003

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

A Blast from the Past! (above) Local News Guy take a photo of my Piper L-4. Hey, I was cleaning out my drawer at work and found an old lost CD. It contained several pix from my competition at the U.S. Scale Masters Qualifier Scale event. I teamed up with my good friend George Leu [...]

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Brian Perkins’ RAF SE5a Scout–An RC Spotlight!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Photos and Words by Ken Park   I first met Brian Perkins at the Kingston Radio Control Club last fall at the August Giant Scale IMAA event and I enjoyed seeing him beat up the flying field flying his large Spitfire.  With just one look you can tell Brian has a passion for scale and [...]

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Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years!  This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown [...]

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