Now available, a new “Yellow Pages of Modeling” has everything you need for electric RC. With over 30 years of experience in electric RC modeling, Dymond knows what will work and can give recommendations and advice. The new catalog has chargers, balancers, servos, batteries of all types, speed controls and BECs, motors of every size [...]
Fleet Model 2-Biplane: got to: http://www.airagestore.com/plans/fleet-model-2-biplane.html Construction Article from September 2011 issue of Model Airplane News (complete text) By: Pat Tritle The Fleet Model 1 was originally derived from the Consolidated Model 14 Husky Junior. The Husky derivatives were a series of two-seat trainer and sport biplanes produced in the United States and Canada in [...]
This new R21065GF 6-channel receiver has a high-speed mode option that will work with digital servos, and it also has fail-safe on all changes. It can even handle high-voltage batteries, and it’s compatible with all Futaba FHSS/S-FHSS transmitters. This 1.5×0.85×0.40 inch unit weighs just 4 grams with its case and costs $34.99.
New battery types on the horizon? As we all know any new battery breakthrough will most likely makes its way down to the RC community and give us improved flying time, at least that is what we hope. Because of the giant push in battery power cars, there are many companies and universities out there [...]
Reviewer Mike Gantt notes that this pair of flyers offers “micro fun with a huge side of coolness!” If you’re looking for fly-anywhere, anytime aircraft, you can’t go wrong with one of these micro flyers from Cox. Check out the full online review! Micro model airplanes are getting better with every release, and when I [...]
Here’s a fast building project that will also make you look like a pro at the field! The latest kit from Alien Aircraft, this 38.3-inch-span Extra 300 comes with laser-cut balsa and ply parts and features tab and notch construction for a fast, accurate build. It includes full-size plans, formed aluminum landing gear, a formed [...]
First came the story about Top Gun in the Wall Street Journal (click here to read that post), and now the LA Times has a story about RC electric planes! It’s great to see the sport getting so much positive attention in mainstream media. Here’s the full story by Cyndia Zwahlen, posted June 6, 2011. [...]