Editors Blogs

Happy 4th of July!!!

Jul 04, 2011 No Comments

Hamburgers, hotdogs! Skip the potato salad, pass the Crown! Happy holidays everyone. What have you been doing this holiday weekend?

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Billy Bishop Flies Again!

Jul 03, 2011 No Comments

  Russell Holmes flew this New tiny E-flite Nieuport 17 on a very windy Saturday afternoon. The Eflite model is stock with a Park 250 motor and speed controller – But Russell added Ailerons for amazing aerobatics that only Billy Bishop would be proud of. A Canadian Legend and VC winner Billy’s Bishop was easy to find in the [...]

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In for Review: E-flite Super Cub 25e–Platinum Series

Jul 03, 2011 1 Comment

Well, those who know me, understand I have a “thing” for Piper Aircraft, particularly Cubs! Piper’s Super Cub has been a favorite of mine for a long time and I have built quite a few in my hobby career. It’s a great first scale project for any modelers who’s earned his RC wings. Cubs are [...]

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Vibe 50 NEX Electronics

Jul 02, 2011 No Comments

No matter what the helicopter, it needs a great control system to perform at its best. To handle the job for the Vibe 50 NEX I’m going to use the following: Cyclic servo – JR 8917HV (High Voltage) Digital Heli Servo rated at 0.06 sec with 220 oz-in of torque at 7.4v (2S Li-Po) with [...]

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Airport Adventure

Jul 02, 2011 No Comments

I had a chance to catch up with my good friend Nick Ziroli Jr., at the Airport. He flew in to give me an RC Ziroli Stearman PT-17 biplane. This old model is powered by a Zenoah G-38 and it is very old, but well made. I hope to convert it to an Evoolution 7-70 radial for power…..hint [...]

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How To Install RC Hinges–Video

Jul 02, 2011 2 Comments

More and more RC modelers are learning about the fun and challenge of building RC planes from kits. ARFs make good pilots, but wood kits make good builders. Here’s a How To on the proper way to install Pinned hinges in a built-up control surface. I am using Du-Bro tools and hinges and Zap Hinge [...]

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Warbirds over Delaware–12 day and Counting!

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

The Delaware R/C Club is again hosting the “Warbirds Over Delaware” R/C airshow event at the Lums Pond State Park near Bear, DE.! For over 19 years the Delaware R/C Club has sponsored this warbirds event which attracts modelers from all over the country! All aircraft flown during the event hours must be a scale warbird [...]

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Building the Vibe 50 NEX Cont.

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

The Vibe 50 NEX is a true kit, with many bags of parts requiring the builder to really get to know the helicopter, which is a lot of fun, and also will be of great benefit for repair or maintenance in the future. Every part seems to be designed and manufactured with three things in [...]

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