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Youth Group attends the 2011 Joe Nall

May 16, 2011 No Comments

A youth group from the Grace United Methodist Church in Williamston, SC for the second year in a row made the trip to the annual Joe Nall Fly In at Triple Tree Aerodrome. Approximately 30 people attended the event including parents. From last year’s trip the group now has five new RC flyers and say they [...]

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Hitec released the Optic 5, a new 5-Channel 2.4GHz Radio.

May 16, 2011 No Comments

The Optic 5, 5-Channel 2.4GHz Sport Radio with Minima 6T Receiver   The latest addition to Hitec line of interference-free aircraft radios is the Optic 5. This 5-channel sport radio is the perfect transmitter for beginner pilots. With its simple-to-use design and advanced 2.4GHz technology, this radio will have you flying a variety of models [...]

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Hitec High-Voltage, Digital Metal-Gear Micro Servo

May 16, 2011 No Comments

This HS-5087MH servo is perfect for .15- to .40-size planes as well as 500-size helicopters. It’s a high-voltage version of Hitec’s popular HS-508MG, and it has a 3-pole ferrite motor, heavy-duty metal gears. It costs $47.29.

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Horizon Hobby’s “The New Beastie Boys” Show Team at Joe Nall

May 15, 2011 2 Comments

Wow! One of the best parts of the Joe Nall Half Time show was the formation airshow team “The Beastie Boys” from Horizon Hobby. By far, this quad of 100cc Beast Biplanes was flown to perfection and the presentation was awesome. Good going to Quique Somenzini, Seth Arnold, Mike McConville, and David Payne. Smoke on man! [...]

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Kyosho Macchi M33

May 13, 2011 6 Comments

The summer is just starting to heat up, so what better time to head out to the water with a floatplane? This Macchi from Kyosho makes it easy with this scale 1925 racer. Intended for a .40 to .46 2-stroke or .52 to .56 4-stroke, this full-house model has a 57-inch wingspan and has a [...]

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O.S. Brushless Motors

May 12, 2011 1 Comment

Now you can get a brushless electric motor from an engine manufacturer you’ve trusted for 75 years! These brushless motors will be introduced in four size that are suitable for .25-, .30-, .40- and .50-size planes. Each motor has a ventilation system with a special fan to increase efficiency and allow the motor to produce even [...]

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Joe Nall Giant Scale Fly In–Online Coverage

May 11, 2011 No Comments

Model Airplane News will be at the Joe Nall on Wednesday May 11 through Saturday the 14th. We’ll be on the flightline covering all the action with plenty of photos and video footage. Be sure to come back often to check out the “from the flightline” updates. Check another one off the RC Bucket List! [...]

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Royal DC-3

May 10, 2011 2 Comments

Check this out: the smaller DC-3 in the foreground is actually a 14-inch-span Buffalo Airways diecast model, and the larger plane is an RC model built from an old Royal kit! The project was a collaboration between Jack Yablonski, who provided the kit, Wilf Ansel, who built it, and Robert Yablonski, who will fly it [...]

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