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Meet the Shadow UAV at RCX!

Meet the Shadow UAV at RCX!

This weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, you can get up close and personal with a Shadow UAV at the U.S. National Guard booth! The RQ-7 Shadow UAV is used by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Australian Army and Swedish Army for reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition and battle damage assessment. Launched from a […]
WW II pilot sees footage of his Spitfire crash-landing!

WW II pilot sees footage of his Spitfire crash-landing!

Imagine you flew a Supermarine Spitfire out of an Allied base during WW II.  Now imagine you did a belly landing in one of those famous fighters and a flight surgeon from base captured the event on film. After the war, you and Doc visit, but lose touch decades later. You still remember the film, […]
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Parrot AR.Drone stars in “Built for the Elements”

Parrot AR.Drone stars in “Built for the Elements”

The Parrot AR.Drone was one of the first “toy” quadcopters available, and with its “fly by iPhone” capability it brought the fun and excitement of “RC” to everyone. Now the latest version, 2.0, has starred in an action movie, “Built for the Elements.” I enjoyed the behind-the scenes film even more than the main attraction, […]
Apprentice S 15e RTF

Apprentice S 15e RTF

The new E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF airplane looks like just the thing for beginner pilots getting into RC. With it’s new SAFE technology, it enables trouble free first flights. No more fear of losing control or crashing your  brand new RC trainer.  The groundbreaking SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology helps first time pilots relax. Its multi-axis sensors […]
On the Road to RCX!

On the Road to RCX!

Our friends at HobbyKing have started a road trip across the U.S., starting  from Joe Nall in South Carolina and ending up in Long Beach, CA for RCX June 1 & 2. It looks like they’re planning for a lot of aviation fun along the way! Check out their video from the road here. < […]
First flight of the Triton [video]

First flight of the Triton [video]

The Northrop Grumman-built Triton unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight from the company’s manufacturing facility in Palmdale, CA. The 1 and a 1/2 hour flight successfully demonstrated control systems that allow Triton to operate autonomously. Triton is specially designed to fly surveillance missions up to 24 hours at altitudes of more than 10 miles, […]
Easy Repair Tricks

Easy Repair Tricks

One of the apprehensions all pilots experience is knowing our planes are at risk every time they take to the air. Then there is a real sense of accomplishment when the plane makes it safely back to terra firma. As our confidence builds, we start doing maneuvers closer to the ground and thereby increase the […]
6 WW II planes assembled in 6 minutes–amazing video!

6 WW II planes assembled in 6 minutes–amazing video!

If you haven’t yet seen this video of six WW II planes being assembled and hung at The National WWII Museum’s US Freedom Pavilion in New Orleans, you won’t want to miss this! The mesmerizing 6-minute clip features a North American B-25 Mitchell, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a General Motors TBM Avenger, a Chance Vought F4U […]
BOLD PROPS for Bold Pilots

BOLD PROPS for Bold Pilots

Frank Tiano Enterprises, better known as FTE, has just released a new line of propellers they think may become the “Go To” prop for the majority of users. BOLD Props are made by a company that manufactures props for full scale, Ultra Light aircraft. They know props! FTE has taken their superior product, and by […]
Joe Nall:  The Week in Review

Joe Nall: The Week in Review

The official count for Joe Nall 2013 was 1,246 registered pilots.  With some of the most beautiful weather the Nall has ever seen, there was non-stop action all week.  Many old friends were reunited and many new friendships were made.  Southern hospitality and camaraderie were apparent everywhere.  Triple Tree is truly a magical place where flight is celebrated in […]
Triple Tree Visionary Pat Hartness accepts thank you from hundreds of spectators

Joe Nall: Friday Crowds Roll In

Friday went down as one of the biggest days ever in aeromodeling history.  Thousands of pilots and spectators united their passion for aviation to make Joe Nall 2013 one to remember.  Doing the math, over 2,000 flights were logged today alone.  Even better, youth pilots could be found on almost every flight line.  The future of the hobby appears […]
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