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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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    Executive Jet

    May 15, 2008 No Comments

                        New from Hobby Lobby: “Executive Jet” Twin Ducted Fan ARF Business Jet 47″ wingspan, 53-1/4″ long, 370 sq. in. wing area, 47 oz. flying weight. Molded bead foam construction. Fuselage comes with the two 66mm fans pre-installed, ready for the motors and the foam engine [...]

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    AT-6 Texan

    May 15, 2008 No Comments

     David Gatling writes: Attached is my AT-6 Texan I built from drawing  #BYF02FAL by Nick Ziroli.  The Texan is a 32 inch wingspan covered in Monocoat and the cowl, canopy and side scoop purchased from Nick Ziroli Sr. The plane weighs 12.5 oz. w/o battery, powered by a Eflite 400 brushless motor, a 6×4 prop, [...]

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    Blohm & Voss Bv 141

    May 15, 2008 No Comments

    New from Aviation Research, this 1/8-scale model of the German WW II asymmetric observation & light attack plane is surprisingly easy to fly. Wingspan: 87.5 in.; wing area: 1227 sq. in.; .90 – .120 2-stroke.The model is designed to use off-the-shelf Robart 630 series retracts and offset 1/2″ Robostruts which are in fact quite close to scale. The short kit features plans, photo illustrated building guide, laser cut parts, fiberglass cowl and crew nacelle. For more information, go to http://www.wingsontheweb.com/bv141/ or call 800-617-0570

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