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A plastic model you can fly! Hirobo Eurocopter EC145

Aug 25, 2011 2 Comments

For everyone who’s ever built a scale plastic kit and wished they could fly it, here’s your dream come true! This super-scale helicopter has a fuselage by Tamiya, one of the world’s leading plastic model manufacturers, coupled with the proven mechanics and electronics of Hirobo’s popular SRB Quark helicopter! The extremely detailed fuselage has incredible [...]

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Electric helicopters: your guide to getting started

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments

Today’s state-of-the-art power and control systems for electric helicopters allows for a wide range of size and performance, from models weighing about an ounce to 90-size nitro equivalents. There are models for all skill levels, from beginner to hardcore 3D pilot and everyone in between. It’s never been easier to get started in RC helicopters. [...]

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Axe CP EP Helicopter: Flight-Ready!

Jul 29, 2011 No Comments

Loaded with everything today’s heli pilot wants for sure-fire success and flying fun, the Axe CP EP RTF Heli is fully assembled and ready to go right out of the box!  The Hiller mixing head gives smooth, precise control and a lower parts count makes repair work easy.  The direct drive equipped tail rotor delivers [...]

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Making helicopter pushrods: a fast & easy solution!

Jul 21, 2011 3 Comments

Charlie Hynes has a lot of helicopters, and he found an easier way to assemble pushrods and ball links, using his cordless drill. Check out his how to! A lot of helicopters come with ball links and pushrods that need to be assembled by hand. Here’s how you can use a drill motor instead of pliers [...]

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Thunder Tiger Raptor G4 E720 Electric Heli

Jul 04, 2011 No Comments

Designed for precision aerobatic and 3D performance, this electric machine is available in both flybar and flybarless versions. It features Quick Calibration Setup, a helical main gear, a higher motor mount and battery between the frames for improved balance and CG and weighs up to a pound less than comparable models. It has a main [...]

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Thunder Tiger Raptor G4

Jul 03, 2011 1 Comment

This .90-size bad boy is designed to dominate the competition! Available in flybar and flybar-less versions, it’s extremely lightweight, which makes it even more agile and maneuverable. It has an all-metal head with a hardened-steel rotor shaft, features a helical main gear for more surface area and more efficient torque, a collective pitch range of [...]

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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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