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Building a Scale Hughes MD500 Helicopter

May 17, 2011 1 Comment

In this article, Tony Iannucelli shows how to turn your Thunder Tiger Raptor 60 or 90 helicopter into a gorgeous scale military machine using Thunder Tiger’s scale body. Check it out! Flight photos are by Martin Cohen. Thunder Tiger’s scale line of fuselage kits includes the E325 Titan Cobra, the beautiful Ecureuil, four versions of [...]

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Align RC UH-60 Blackhawk Scale Fuselage

May 06, 2011 No Comments

Ideal for a T-Rex 500 helicopter, this scale fuselage is impressive! It comes detailed with a camo paint scheme, scale turbine engine exhaust, elevated tail rotor, functional cabin doors and a scale landing gear assembly. For the ultimate in scale, buy the optional 4-blade rotor head.

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Align RC 425D Carbon-Fiber Rotor Blades

May 04, 2011 No Comments

If you’re looking to get more performance out of your Trex 500, be sure to check these out! Each blade comes pre-balanced for the ultimate in 3D performance. These blades use the latest compounding technology and will offer great performance during autorotations. Each set costs $39.99.

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Helicopter Buyer’s Guide – available soon!

Apr 25, 2011 No Comments

We just sent this issue off to the printer, and it will soon be available at hobby stores, newsstands and bookstores everywhere! This magazine is the result of a lot of teamwork with our helicopter contributors and reviewers, and especially our “Rotor Speed” columnist Paul Tradelius, and I think it’s something our rotary readers will [...]

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Align’s AH-1 Cobra Fuselage

Apr 25, 2011 2 Comments

Align has just released a new scale body for their TRex 500 size helicopter.  This new scale fuselage of the AH-1 Cobra is easy to install and add some outstanding scale detail. Just look at the exhaust scoops and the armament that adorns those pods. The price still needs to be announced, but you got [...]

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G-Force 4-in-1 spindle tool: works on all 450- to 90-size machines!

Apr 20, 2011 No Comments

Now you only need to keep one spindle tool on your workbench, because the 4-in-1 has 4, 6, 8 and 10mm holes, with a full circumference clamping power for superior gripping. It’s CNC-machined from aircraft-grade aluminum, so you know this tool will never mark or scratch the spindle, even if you’ve attached the spindle with [...]

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T-Rex 500E super combo is now available

Mar 30, 2011 No Comments

 

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Pilot Report Blade mCX2

Oct 27, 2010 1 Comment

The indoor flyer that every kid (no matter how old) should have! By Jet Thompson Photos by Jynette Thompson   The Blade brand of electric helis carries a reputation for first-class quality across its entire product line. Blade offers three levels of E-copters to suit every type of pilot—from beginner to expert. The recently released Blade [...]

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