Last week I got to meet up with Mike Greenshields from Global Hobby Distributors to check out their newest ARF. It is a rather large EDF from N-Tech Jets and I have to say that this is one great looking and flying plane. It looks great just sitting on the runway, and in the air–wow! […]
Your favorite Hitec radio just got even better! This feature-packed 2.4GHz transmitter has a high-intensity, white backlit LDC screen, back-mounted slider knob and ultra-smooth, quad ball-bearing gimbals. And with 16-model memory, intuitive control switches and telemetry options galore (including sensor monitoring and on-board receiver low-battery warning!), the Eclipse 7 Pro has everything you need. Fixed-wing, […]
With the rapid improvements in micro electric power systems and the widespread popularity of foam 3D planes, indoor flying events have become more and more popular. These fun events offer a chance to fly and socialize during the cold winter months, and the JR Indoor in Columbus, OHis one of the biggest and best. Renowned […]
For many reasons, heat-shrink plastic films are easily the most popular way to cover a model airplane. They’re easy to apply and come in just about every color imaginable; they’re odorless, non-toxic and almost completely fuel-proof. It’s easy to achieve a great-looking model without a lot of effort; you only need to know the basics […]
Tune in this week to The Radio Control Show’s Thanksgiving special. Episode 134 is packed with tech tips, fun action videos, social media debates, and more. Join us here every week for a new episode. Click the video below to watch the full video.
2009: First Pakistan made JF-17 Thunder handed over to thr Pakistan Air Force. The JF-17 Thunder is a state-of-the-art multi role aircraft produced at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex in Kamra. 1996: Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, a 767-300 registered ET-AIZ, crashed after running out of fuel in the Comoro Islands in Africa after a […]
Two-stroke glow engines are by far the most popular engines used to power RC model airplanes. They are relatively inexpensive for the power they produce, they are easy to start, run and maintain, and once you learn how to properly take care of them they will last for many years. […]
The Mighty Sea Fury Returns! The E-flite Hawker Sea Fury 480 ARF is an new electric-powered scale model of the famous British fighter. Like many of the E-flite plane, the airframe is produced using injection-molded Z-Foam material, which offers lightweight, durable and easily repairable construction. All these features make this a great plane for beginner and […]
In this week’s show, hosts Hope McCall and Kevin Hetmanski share a preview of the Hangar 9 Sukhoi SE flight footage, video of an electric-powered, full-size ultralight, a scale indoor airliner, and much more! Click the video below to watch.
The classic Cessna 150, was designed well over 50 years ago but still it has a friendly personality and is loved by millions of people. Tame enough for pilot training, the “Aerobat” version appealed to casual pilots that needed a jolt to become even more proficient. Quick Vid from the office video platform video management video solutions video […]
A CONVENIENT WAY TO KEEP TABS ON BATTERY PACKS The Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker accurately shows battery voltage levels, making this a great “peace of mind” accessory. Some of the key features we like are: Quickly and legibly displays the voltage of battery packs Total voltage and remaining capacity results are shown on a […]
We just got the new Scimitar in the office and are ready to kick the tires and light the fire! Here’s a sneak peek of the Pilot Report coming soon to Electric Flight Magazine. How did it perform? You’ll have to wait and see! Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to see Quique Somenzini […]