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Giant-Scale Bundeswher Heli

Sep 01, 2013 No Comments

Check out this turbine-powered model of a German Army CH 53 Heer heavy-lift transport helicopter — would  love a closer look at this amazing scale machine!  Thanks to Altespharrhaus for posting this flight video on YouTube.

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Evolve 300 CX RTF Review

Aug 29, 2013 No Comments

Avoid collisions with this impressive coaxial heli There are two things that stand out about the new Evolve 300 CX coaxial helicopter from Innovative Flight Technologies (IFT) — its size and innovative on-board Collision Avoidance Technology (CAT). Well, actually, there are other impressive features, but these two really grab your attention. Loosely styled after the [...]

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Light up the night!

Aug 20, 2013 No Comments

Installing heli lights is easier than on fixed wing aircraft as there is complete access to the wire leads and the heli’s framework. The heli light package comes with two additional LEDs that should be installed in the nose of the helicopter’s canopy. These look like search lights or a pair of high-intensity landing lights. [...]

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Electric Power & Performance Advice

Aug 20, 2013 No Comments

For power-hungry 3D applications and heavier scale machines, is it better to generate the required watts with more amps or with higher volts? Let’s look at some real-world examples and see what’s going on behind the curtain. JOULE’S LAW The crux of the problem for high-current power systems is that power losses increase with the [...]

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Blue Thunder Returns!

Aug 20, 2013 6 Comments

“He’s out there … flying the most lethal weapon ever made: the Blue Thunder Special.” Remember this early ’80s movie that starred Roy Scheider flying a highly modified Aerospatiale Gazelle? This RC 1/4-scale version is the handiwork of French builder Eric Meaux, who created it from a Heli Factory kit. The 24kg heli is powered [...]

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Fighting Fires with UAVs

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Here’s a nice twist on the video-equipped quad copter: Chris Geiger and his UAV are helping firefighters in Fresno avoid danger! Here’s the scoop from CBS 47, and be sure to watch the video below. Hovering above the Scottsmen Apartments the dangers become clear. Charred beams and collapsed rooftops provide a maze of obstacles that [...]

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A Swiss Masterpiece

Aug 08, 2013 5 Comments

While the IRCHA Jamboree is best known for incredible 3D flying, there are also some outstanding scale models to be seen in the dedicated scale area.  This year there were some big and impressive scale models on display, but my personal favorite was a truly amazing Sikorsky SH-3 Sea King that was the handiwork of [...]

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Mind-control Helicopter?

Jun 05, 2013 2 Comments

With technology that brings the stuff of science fiction movies to life, scientists have been able to fly an RC quadcopter through an obstacle course using thought control! Check out the news and amazing video from the BBC: Researchers have harnessed the power of thought to guide a remote-control helicopter through an obstacle course. The demonstration joins [...]

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