RCX was the buzz of Long Beach’s local news as “Out and About With Roger Martin” featured the Ultimate Radio Control Expo and a sampling of the fun we had all weekend. The short segment just scratches the surface of all there was to see and do at RCX, but we’re thrilled the morning TV […]
The Hobby People store at RCX was packed with great deals on the latest RC gear, and there are always a lot of happy faces as people leave with the latest new planes, helis and cars. Even West Coast senior editor John Reid couldn’t resist checking out the brand new HP P-51D Mustang. This receiver-ready […]
Day one of RCX was another one for the record books! The action-packed day saw it all: plane and heli demos, drift cars, chicken-wing-eating contests (!), R2D2, roostertails and much more! A fun time was had by all … check it out.
Beautiful weather, a scenic pond, and fast boats have made the RCX boat pond a popular attraction. We’ll have more fun getting wet today–if you’re anywhere near Long Beach, get to RCX! Team Losi Racing’s Mike Truhe gets ready for spin with the Pro Boat Miss Geico 29 BL. It’s fast! Over 50mph, according to […]
We are fortunate to be able to test-fly dozens of amazing planes, helicopters and gear throughout the year. The products we recognize here have all been reviewed in the last year and exceeded our expectations for quality and performance. They also have that “wow” factor that sets them apart from the rest. At the RCX […]
Align RC’s Jeff Fassbinder and the new Trex 700E Pro HV Super Combo–that’s an extreme high-voltage machine! It’s powered by the new Align Dominator 4950KV motor and has new Align 3G carbon-fiber rotor blades. This machine is designed for serious aerobatic pilots and has power to spare.
RCX is the very first show for a brand new company, Diamond Hobby, that will be distributing FMS planes in the U.S. These plug-and-fly scale foamies come with motor, battery and radio gear installed and have amazing detail, including retracts, scale exhaust ports on the cowl, flaps, lights, pilot figures and more. One of my […]
If you have to ask why should I attend the RCX Radio Control Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend (June 1 -2) then here are 10 reasons to go! Besides seeing all the great new RC Airplanes and Gear… 1. Make your own Balsa Airplane and fly it. 2. Try out the […]
When it comes to scale subjects, nothing is so appealing as a classic subject from the Golden Age of Aviation. Ron Peterka has an amazing Subject that will soon be featured as a Construction article in Model Airplane News, his amazing Stinson SR-5E. This 1:5 scale model of Stinson “Reliant N-14187 is, in a way, […]
Hinging Secrets In this week’s Radio Control Show, Gerry Yarrish shows how to install hinge-point hinges in a giant-scale airplane, and we get a look at in-flight footage of the Flyzone Corsair F4U, reviewed in the September issue of Electric Flight.
Welcome to the future of agriculture! As this video demonstrates, an RC heli can spray fields more effectively and quickly than a traditional tractor-based sprayer. Farmers hope the new technologies will make farming more cost-effective and better for society and the environment. Check out the video and join the discussion on Facebook. CLICK HERE.