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MAN at Top Gun!

May 03, 2012 3 Comments

Wow! The Model Airplane News team is here in Lakeland Florida for the 24th Top Gun Scale Invitational! The weather is great and the planes are amazing! Here’s a sneak peek teaser of some of the awesome scale aircraft we say today. Stay tuned. More posts coming!    

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Air Age Store Deal Of The Week: 50% off “Helicopter Aerobatic Basics”

May 03, 2012 No Comments

A Flight Guide for RC Pilots Regularly $17.95, this week only $8.48! The flightbox reference for basic and sport helicopter aerobatics, this 30-page guide has a spiral binding so it will stay open on the flightline, and its heavy-coated paper won’t absorb grease or oil. Illustrated, step-by-step techniques cover everything from basic maneuvers like stall turns, loops [...]

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Recap Of RCX 2012 [Video]

May 03, 2012 No Comments

It was an amazing time this year at RCX and the crowds were unbelievable! Everyone had a great time and we’re looking forward to next year. Below is a video recap of this year’s event. See you all in 2013!

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RCX: Nonstop Action & the Hottest Attractions

May 02, 2012 No Comments

Two days of nonstop action … thousands of excited RC fans packed the sidelines of the tracks, flightlines and boat pond … the sounds of motors roaring and engines gunning filled the Long Beach Convention Center … this was RCX 2012! The dust is settling in Long Beach, but everyone is still talking about last [...]

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Hacker Brushless- new motors!

May 01, 2012 No Comments

Hacker Brushless has some new motors that will be available very soon and they will be of interest to pilots who like to fly IMAC and giant scale. Mike Donavan takes us through their new line of motors in this video from the RCX show. There is bound to be at least one that you [...]

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Hobby People’s Super Store Draws in Large Crowds

May 01, 2012 No Comments

This year the Hobby People Super Store had a sizeable inventory of RC related products and scores of people filed in all day long to view and purchase.  Some of the workers stated that the booth/super store was extremely active all day and many people went home with some great deals.  

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Horizon Hobby Micros!

May 01, 2012 2 Comments

Horizon Hobby had their entire lineup of micro aircraft on display, including many that are now equipped with the new AS3X flight stabilization system. In the middle of the table, note the newer Spitfire on display — great to see micro warbirds that are easier to fly! The Icon seaplane is at top.

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Global’s FPV Planes – star of the show!

May 01, 2012 No Comments

Global’s Tim Johnson was on hand to show how the Spy Hawk works. This airplane comes ready to fly out of the box and is equipped with a 5 megapixel video camera and a 2.4GHz transmitter that shows you exactly what the plane is seeing. Now you can be a drone pilot, too!

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