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RCX 2006!

May 15, 2008 No Comments
After seeing the outrageous 3D demos in the Flight Zone, RCX attendees could test their own piloting skills on the half-dozen plasma screens with the Great Planes RealFlight flight simulator.
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Aussie invasion!

May 15, 2008 No Comments
Aussie invasion!
Check out the new Victa Airtourer from Sportsman Aviation! What is an Airtourer, you ask? The full-size Airtourer is the most prolific Australian civil aircraft of the ’50s. This 21% scale Sportsman Aviation model was designed by Australian aerobatic champion Chris White and flight tested by RC enthusiasts on three continents. It is not only a unique-looking airplane but also a VERY capable aerobatic performer! Airtourer Features:
  • Factory built all-wood ARF
  • Easy to assemble. Great manual!
  • Factory covered, premium iron-on film
  • Performs most Pattern maneuvers
  • Flies with a .91~1.20 4-stroke engine
  • Wingspan of 5-1/2+ feet (1.7+m)
  • Painted F/G engine cowling
  • Factory detailed, clear canopy
  • Aluminum landing gear Airtourer Specifications: Wingspan 67.5in 1715mm Wing Area 800in2 51.6dm2 Length overall 55.8in 1417mm Weight 10lbs 4536g Wing Loading 28 oz/ft2 88 g/dm2 Functions R/E/A/T Airtourer Requirements: Engine req’d .91 to 1.20 4-Stroke Radio req’d 4-channels Servos req’d 5 large BB coreless
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    Dualsky Xmotors

    May 15, 2008 No Comments
    Sick of cleaning oil off your plane? Need a easy winter project? 2DOGRC is proud to introduce the complete lineup of Dualsky Xmotors. This series of powerful outrunners will power the 8 oz foamies all the way up to 1.60 Glow equivalent conversions! To maximize the power output, the Xmotors have 12 poles to create massive torque and eliminate the need for a gearbox! Each motor includes mounting hardware and bullet connectors for quick and easy mounting! The smaller motors are available with a hollow shaft to allow the mounting of a variable pitch prop! The website at www.2dogrc.com displays an easy to read table to pick the right motor to replace your glow motor! This table also shows the proper battery pack and propeller size to eliminate the guesswork. If you are planning a conversion or other project and price and quality are what you want, try one of 2dogrc’s Xmotors. For more information visit www.2dogrc.com
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    FMA Edition SuperFly

    May 15, 2008 No Comments
    The all new FMA Edition SuperFly wing features high-density CNC cut EPP cores and a 150 watt brushless power system! With an assembly time under 2 hours and flights that can last 15 minutes, the FMA Edition SuperFly wing will please all ages and flying skills. Whether you fly fast or slow this is the plane for you. The SuperFly can handle mild winds with ease and you can turn up the throws for harriers and other insane 3D action or simply throttle back and float gently around. The new stall-resistant, ultra stable SuperFly will do it all! SuperFly Features:
  • A complete 150 watt brushless power system is included.
  • Wingspan: 27 inches
  • Length: 22 inches
  • Weight: Ready-To-Fly @ 11 ounces Street Price: $129.95 (includes brushless power system)
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    Variable-Pitch Gas Prop

    May 15, 2008 No Comments

    This new propeller system from Eddie Weeks will not only allow the pilot to change the pitch of the propeller during flight, but it is the only full reversible pitch propeller available for a 100cc gas engine. This will allow maneuvers never seen before on giant scale aircraft. Also tests are underway with the Futaba GV-1 governor to have a true constant speed propeller. It costs $650.

    SPECS: Forward Thrust: 36 lbs Reverse Thrust: 27 lbs Weight: 860 g (1.89 lbs) Requires 2 x >250 oz servos

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    Revolutionary Li-ion Batteries hit the RC market!

    May 15, 2008 No Comments
    A123 Systems new Li-Ion technology looks like it could be the future of battery tech, with performance that bests even Li-Poly cells and super safety–check out the “nail penetration test” video for proof! check out the videos here Penetration test 2 Go here for more info and commentary
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    Pro Pilot Face-Off

    May 15, 2008 No Comments
    An intrepid pilot takes his plane under the limbo bar at the Pro Pilot Face-Off at RCX. After completing this timed obstacle course, more than a few of the planes needed a little CA and repair work before flying again! To see who won the $1,000 purse, click on Radio Control Zone.
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    Seagull Models Dual Ace

    May 15, 2008 No Comments
    Seagull Model’s new Dual Ace is a perfect introduction to twin-engine models; just put it through its paces and see for yourself how much fun a twin can be. For more information, click here Radio Control Zone.
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