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5th Annual Scale Squadron Fly-In

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

It’s time for the Pomona Valley Model Airplane Club’s annual scale event at their Chino, California club field! This weekend the club expects pilots from SoCal and neighboring states to gather for a weekend of scale fun. Last year, more than 160 scale models flew over the weekend! Club members note: Last year our 4th [...]

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Saito 3-cylinder radial for .60- & .90- planes

Jun 02, 2011 No Comments

This brand-new FA-120R3 engine has 33% more displacement and more power than the FA-090R3 it replaces. It’s perfect for your next round-cowl project! It comes with a three-piece flex exhaust system.

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XFC Bound!

Jun 01, 2011 No Comments

We are heading out to Muncie IN to cover the Extreme Flight championships (XFC).  This is a great event that features some of the top airplane and helicopter pilots from around the country and abroad.  This is three solid days of freestyle performances from the best pilots around.  Check back here all weekend long for our [...]

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HuckFest 2011

Jun 01, 2011 3 Comments

My local club, the Victor Valley Flyers had a nice event that was well attended this past weekend.  Here are just a few video clips we took out there during the three day event.  Wind forced the cancelation of the last day, but it was a blast for the first two days. Enjoy!

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RC Flying Boat–MONSTER SCALE

May 31, 2011 2 Comments

It’s not everyday when you run across a truly amazing RC project, so when we learned about this amazing 18 foot span giant scale Savoia Marchetti S-66 flying boat, were were impressed to say the least. Certified for flight by the AMA this sea-going twin hulled Behemoth is the work of Paul Sage and Mike [...]

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Battery Tip, out at the field

May 30, 2011 6 Comments

Here is a nice little tip on how to keep your electric motor off even if the battery needs to be connected so you can head out to the flightline.  This safety device will prevent the motor from running up until you are ready for takeoff.

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E-flite Super Cub 25e

May 30, 2011 1 Comment

Another in its Platinum Series of aircraft, this 68-inch-span plane features balsa and ply construction, UltraCote covering and scale details like shock-absorbing main gear, a painted fiberglass cowl with panel lines, aluminum wing struts, split-fold cockpit door and corrugation detail on the flaps and ailerons. Add the optional cockpit detail, lights and pilot figure and [...]

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8.4 million dollars can buy HOW many RC planes?

May 30, 2011 1 Comment

Park flyer pilots aren’t the only folks who appreciate the convenience and accessibility of small RC aircraft: the U.S. Army just ordered $8,400,000 worth of digital Raven systems from AeroVironment! These 4.2-pound planes can be transported by backpack and hand-launched, and they proved to be an invaluable asset to small combat units. AeroVironment notes, “The [...]

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