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Big Brother

May 15, 2008 No Comments

                        Conrad Naegele of Minnetonka, MN, built these Big Brother planes from plan #08991. Into RC modeling since 1978, Conrad is starting to get into electrics but does not like ARFs. He cut three of everything for his three planes; one is glow powered [...]

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RedLine-Extreme Power .53 Helicopter Engine

May 15, 2008 No Comments

      RedLine-Extreme Power .53 Helicopter Engine   REDLINE is a new engine product line of Thunder tiger. High performance is the main features of Redline series engine. With the biggest displacement and awesome power, RL-53H is the best nitro power plant for the 50 class RC Helicopter. The XC2 is extreme composite coating [...]

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Photos from SEFF

May 15, 2008 No Comments

SEFF photos

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New Jason Noll design!

May 15, 2008 No Comments
Check out this hot performer from Fancy Foam Models. For more info, click here
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The World Models Aeropet

May 15, 2008 No Comments
This new .50-size sport model not only looks great, it even comes with retractable landing gear. Wingspan 55 in; Flying Weight 5 lb; Fuselage Length 57.5 in; Requires 5-channel radio w/ 6 servos and a .52 – .70 4-stroke.
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Everyone Loves a Cub!

May 15, 2008 No Comments
The World Models adds a 1/3-scale Piper J-3 Cub to its lineup. It has a 141-inch wingspan and is designed for an 80 to 100cc gasoline engine. It’s the biggest plane yet from The World Models!
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.30-size ELECTRIC HELI

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Following Hirobo’s success with the XRB mini helicopter, Model Rectifier Corporation proudly introduces the first model of Hirobo’s all-new Lepton series of electric heli’s, the Lepton EX. The Lepton EX is noticeably bigger than any 400 size mini electric currently available on the market, yet smaller than a 30 size for easy transportation and will comfortably fly in just about any sports playing field area. And because it is electric, noise is not a factor. Also due to its larger size it is easier to see, easier to handle in windy conditions, more stable, yet still small enough to be flown indoors.

The Lepton EX comes with all option parts included such as carbon fiber single piece frame plates, CCPM 120 degree control system, aluminum swash plate, aluminum washout, Mini Sceadu Evo style aluminum rotor head, aluminum mixing arms, aluminum stabilizer control arms, aluminum tail case, Evo style tail pitch control, Evo style tail belt, a DTDS Tail drive system, one piece landing gear, and a full compliment of ball bearings for all drive components and levers. All metal option part pieces except the swash plate are anodized “Hirobo Blue” for the ultimate pride in ownership. The Lepton EX kit is the first of three versions to be released. The kit version does not include electronics. Just about any 890 KV out runner style motor with a 5mm output shaft will easily fit into the Lepton EX. A 4S 3000-3700mah LiPo battery with a 20C rating is suggested. For speed control, recommend a 60A-80A rated ESC with BEC capacity and a governor function. Additional power suggestions and options including a 3s power configuration will be listed at www.modelrectifier.com.

Specs: Kit #0304-903 Length: 837mm 32.95 inches Width: 144mm 5.67 inches Height: 281mm 11.06 inches Rotor Diameter: 955mm (37 in.) Comes with 425mm FRP symmetrical main blades Tail rotor diameter: 6.3 inches Recommended Rotor RPM’s: 1800-1900 for hover, 2600 for aerobatics Approximate flight times: 10 mins of fun flying, 6 minutes of all out slammin’ 3D. Street price: $600-650 Check with your local dealer for actual price.

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Profile P-38

May 15, 2008 No Comments
The P-38 “Lightning” is known for fast speed and dual engines! The folks at 2dogrc have found the perfect RC Version of this popular plane. Assembly is very easy with laser-cut parts that click together! The construction of the plane only requires hot glue! Assembly can be completed in 2 short nights after work! The wingspan measures 45″ with a fuselage length of 29″. Depending on your setup, flying weight is 15-21 oz. The control surfaces are the elevator and aileron, but modifying for rudder control is easy and will provide for a great 3D P-38! Our test pilot set this plane up with differential thrust and rudder and showed off torque rolls, inverted flight, hovering and knife edge loops INDOORS! Installation of the electronics is easy, 2 motors, 2 esc’s and 2 or 3 servos and you are done! This plane can be flown with either 2 motors on 1 7.4V pack or 2 motors with their own 3s pack. For more information and videos, check out www.2dogrc.com

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