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Congratulations to our Gorilla Glue Winners!

Jun 28, 2012 2 Comments

What were the last two things you glued together? Check out the creative answers that earned five lucky winners a prize package! Dave Weiss Recent jet. Its a Boomerang Nano that I converted to EDF. Has a Sapac 100mm fan, Castle 120 HV ESC, Tamjets wheel, struts, and brake, use 5300 mh batteries, 2 6s [...]

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Beat the heat: remember your density altitude!

Jun 28, 2012 No Comments

I have discussed this before, but as the summer heats up, let me refresh or provide you some information on Density Altitude.  When we fly in high temperature and humidity conditions we effectively increase the altitude of runway elevations and with that our stall speeds increase.  All of a sudden that ever so difficult to [...]

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Servo City and the Hitec HTS-Voice

Jun 21, 2012 No Comments

Thought I would pass along something from the newest Servo City flyer.  What got my attention was the Hitec’s HTS-Voice is on sale. Designed to fit on the handle of all Hitec radios, this system audibly provides telemetry data via speakers or earphones. The HTS-Voice takes Hitec’s telemetry accessories to the next level of convenience [...]

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What about those “beauty” contests?

Jun 21, 2012 1 Comment

It’s kinda neat, the varied competitions available to the R/C’er these days. There are flying events with a host of sub-sets like scale, electric, seaplanes, jets, sport, vintage, gliders and other classes. Something for everyone it would seem. There are also local shows of a different type, usually held at the shopping mall where passers-by, [...]

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Sullivan offers Marcy Jones’s Wheel Chocks

Jun 21, 2012 1 Comment

Avid NortheasternRC enthusiast Marcy Jones invented the chocks in 2003 and has been testing and perfecting them ever since.  Sullivan Products had the smarts to recognize a good product when they saw them.  These are designed to provide maximum safety and security for your plane during transportation, conserve space in trailers, trucks and vans, enhance storage efficiency, [...]

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Fly a Negative Snap from an Inverted Climb

Jun 20, 2012 3 Comments

There is no doubt that many aerobatic enthusiasts are interested in performing extreme moves. It is important however, to build your aerobatic sequences on a solid foundation. Years ago, when I first became interested in aerobatics, 3D flying did not exist. Instead, we concentrated on precision aerobatics and honed our skills while competing at various [...]

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