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Editors’ Choice: Radio of the Year – Video Interview!

May 01, 2012 12 Comments

Our radio of the year is a product that has a top spot on every modeler’s wish list. Incredible programming options, 18 channels, onboard telemetry, a large touch screen monitor, built-in camera and even a sound system are just a sampling of what this radio has to offer. Congratulations to Futaba for their 18MZ.

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Editors’ Choice: Innovation of the Year – Video interview!

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments

Our innovation of the year is a stabilization system that makes planes easier to fly, by allowing us to concentrate on piloting instead of making corrections for wind and tracking. This system is especially suited to smaller indoor planes that are notoriously difficult to fly. For making RC planes easier and more fun to fly, [...]

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Editors Choice: Helicopter of the Year – Video Interview!

Apr 30, 2012 No Comments

Our helicopter of the year is a high-quality machine that’s the ideal size for serious RC flying.  It has a very high power-to-weight ratio for unlimited aerobatics and has a commanding presence in the air. With a flybarless system, it can be set up as trainer or as an unlimited 3D machine. See our video [...]

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RCX Update: Photos & Highlights! Record Attendance!

Apr 29, 2012 7 Comments

RCX Long Beach is full of thousands of excited RC enthusiasts who are enjoying electric atmosphere created by indoor fly zones, multiple try-me tracks, celebrity appearances, and all of the hottest RC products under one roof. Today’s Sunday show is on fire again. Not only can consumers see and drive the latest hot products and [...]

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RCX Battle of the Builders

Apr 29, 2012 2 Comments

The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting the Battle of the Builders static competition at RCX, and there are dozens of beautifully detailed scale planes on display. Who do you think should win?  

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RCX Long Beach is HOT!

Apr 28, 2012 No Comments

The 10th annual RCX at the Long Beach Convention Center is heating up, with record crowds on Saturday! There’s indoor flying to an outdoor boat pond, the latest planes & gear from top manufacturers, celebrity guests and more. The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting a static airplane competition with some fantastic scratch-built planes [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update: Steve Thomas — Lavochkin LA7

Apr 28, 2012 8 Comments

As the Top Gun competition draws near, we continue to get updates from pilots on their incredible scale aircraft. Here’s the latest Steve Thomas, who will be campaigning his unusual Lavochkin LA7. His 58-pound warbird is painted in Czechloslovakian colors and is powered by a 260cc (!) 7-cylinder Evolution engine.  Steve will be competing in [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update — Jack Buckley, Reed Clipped-Wing Cub

Apr 27, 2012 3 Comments

  We just got another update from a regular Top Gun contestant, Jack Buckley. Jack is planning on flying a brand new 1/3 scale Reed Clipped-Wing Cub. Right now it is still in bones but almost ready to cover. It has all full-size ribs,  (no half ribs), and Jack is presently setting up the wing attachment to the [...]

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