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Spektrum AR7200BX receiver with BeastX flybarless technology

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

Now with the amazing Spektrum AR7200BX receiver, you can add BeastX stability to your 250- to .90-size helicopter while saving space and reducing flying weight at the same time. The groundbreaking Spektrum innovation combines a 7-channel DSMX receiver with a BeastX, 3-axis MEMS stabilization system into a single, compact unit. Besides eliminating the mechanical complexity [...]

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AS3X — Amazing new Stabilization System for Micro Flyers

Oct 20, 2011 15 Comments

Horizon Hobby has just announced their revolutionary new stabilization that gives amazing control response, stability  and performance to their new UMX micro flyers.  The built-inAS3X System invisibly helps you enjoy the kind of silky handling and outstanding control you always wanted from a conveniently sized RC model, but never thought possible before now. And you [...]

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New Giant P-47 Thunderbolt from Hangar 9

Oct 20, 2011 5 Comments

Check out this soon to be released giant scale ARF warbird classic. This P-47 Thunderbolt has all the great features you come to expect from Hangar 9 plus a convenient fuselage hatch and great details! Of course it has flaps and retracts.    Watch for a review coming in MAN magazine! Here are the specs! [...]

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VENOM GROUP – Low Voltage Monitor

Oct 20, 2011 No Comments

Venom’s new Low Voltage Monitor is designed for quick and easy voltage checking on your 2S-8S LiPO batteries. This monitor provides easy-to-read visual readout and an audible alarm if one or more cells within the pack gets too low. The audible alarm is factory set at 3.3V, although it can be adjusted between 2.7-3.8V. Just [...]

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Spektrum A7040 HV Retract Servo

Oct 19, 2011 No Comments

Looking for a retract servo for your giant-scale aircraft? The A7040 is just the ticket.  A high-voltage, fully proportional servo, the Spektrum A7040 is perfect for pilots who want a retract servo that can be powered by a 2S battery without a voltage regulator.  The A7040’s fully proportional design allows for end point adjustment and [...]

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Blade Scout CX Micro Heli — Just in for Review

Oct 19, 2011 1 Comment

Hovering in an office near you! Blade Scout CX Micro Indoor Heli Wow. We just got this cute little hover machine in the office for review and it is now the hot topic at the water cooler! By that I mean you can land on top of the water cooler with out even trying! It [...]

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Planes Worth Modeling — Acro Sport II Biplane

Oct 19, 2011 No Comments

The Acro Sport II biplane was designed by EAA founder Paul Poberezny following the success of his single-place Acro Sport I. Paul designed the 2-place biplane as a trainer for would be aerobatic pilots who wanted to build time toward qualifying to fly the 1-place Acro Sport. The original Acro Sport was designed to serve [...]

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On this Day in Aviation History: October 19

Oct 19, 2011 No Comments

1987:   In retaliation for Iranian attacks on ships in the Persian Gulf, the U. S. navy disables three of Iran’s offshore oil platforms during Operation Nimble Archer.    Air cover was provided by USS William H. Standley (CG-32), two F-14 Tomcat fighters and an E-2 Hawkeye from USS Ranger (CV-61)   1968:  USAF test pilot [...]

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