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The ProTek RC Transmitter Case

Apr 18, 2013 No Comments

Everybody loves getting a new radio system, but unfortunately that could also mean the additional cost of a new radio case to protect that fancy new radio. Enter the ProTek R/C Universal Radio Case where the minds behind ProTek R/C have developed an all in one solution that will allow you to use a single radio case [...]

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Make Laminated Formers

Apr 10, 2013 10 Comments

If you have been building RC warbirds for a while, you may notice that there is a terrible blight plaguing many of them… tail-heaviness!  The scourge of tail-heaviness leaves the modeler with few good options.  First, he can fly the model as-is with the CG at the limit of its aft location and stagger around [...]

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O.S. GT15HZ: New Gas Engine

Apr 04, 2013 3 Comments

Many years ago we tried using Zenoah gas engines in our helicopters, but there were several problems we could not overcome. First, they were not designed to be used in helicopters. Rather, they were designed for some type of commercial operation, such as powering a small blower. This meant they were unbalanced, so they had [...]

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The TACTIC TTX650 Radio

Apr 04, 2013 No Comments

You may be familiar with the TACTIC  ”Any Link” module that allowed you to turn your transmitter into a 2.4 GHz radio to operate any Tx-R model. Now they have come out with their TTX650 full function 6-channel transmitter that is also compatible with all SLT receivers and Tx-R aircraft. This economical transmitter is powered [...]

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2nd Annual Space Coast Aerotow

Apr 02, 2013 2 Comments

March 15-17, 2013 has come and gone and the Indian River Kontrol Society’s Second Annual Aero tow is now history. The venue was the Space Coast Aeromodeling Park at the Central Disposal Facility. The IRKS Club is indebted to the outstanding support provided by the folks who provide security and work the landfill.     [...]

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DJI Flame Wheel 550

Mar 31, 2013 No Comments

The word “drone” has dominated the news, so it’s no wonder that we RC molders like the idea of having our own RC drone. Now add a camera to that and you have something that is going to be a blast fly and then check out the photos or videos afterwards. One company has realized [...]

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Mike McConville on the “Knife-Edge Slide”

Mar 27, 2013 3 Comments

I like to do a knife-edge slide, but I have also heard it called a knife-edge pop-up or a knife-edge wall. The stunt is essentially a quarter inside tumble, where the nose kicks up and the airplane rolls, top towards you, and then yaws in the direction that the plane is moving. It quickly transitions [...]

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Workshop Build-Along: 6-foot-span Taylorcraft

Mar 21, 2013 No Comments

Designed by Tom Herr, the new laser-cut 72-inch-span Taylorcraft is the first glow powered airplane kit from Alien Aircraft. Following the same precise and well engineered design process, the Taylorcraft features easy to assembly parts and produces a strong yet lightweight structure. The model is being build by Mike Greenshields and the Scale Squadron of Southern [...]

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