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Paralight’s Powered Paraglider Lineup

Jun 16, 2012 No Comments

If you are like me, you love flying lots of different planes and configurations.  I got my first chance to fly a powered paraglider doing some infrared biomass photography from a large paraglider.  That plane was all electric with nearly five pounds of battery necessary to power cameras, downlinks and motor. Paralight Aviation The Paralight [...]

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Booma RC’s Microprocessor 3-Stage Fail-Safe Ignition Switch

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments

The Australian Booma RC has designed and now made available a 3-stage fail-safe ignition switch for gas powered models.  Referred to as Iggy, a microprocessor controlled optically isolated switch with 3 stage ignition protection. Iggy features a high intensity blue LED to give exact feedback to the user. Here is how the 3 stage safety system [...]

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Booma RC’s Intelliswitch V2

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments

Booma RC’s innovations for high performance and demanding giant scale pilot configurations includes the Intelliswitch V2. This extensively designed switch includes: Dual Bat (Battery redundancy), Dual Battery Voltage Monitor, Dual Battery mA Usage Monitor, Flight Timer, Flight Counter and Temperature monitor. Intelliswitch Features: – Microprocessor control – of 2 x independent high powered digital switching [...]

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Booma RC’s Wallaby Switch with Battery Voltage Monitoring

Jun 13, 2012 No Comments

Booma RC is an Australian company offering a broad range of products for the RC community. Check them out at: http://www.boomarc.com/ Among their many offerings is the Wallaby Switch.  This unique product is capable of controlling and monitoring the power from your receiver battery through a digital microprocessor.  It is produced in both a single [...]

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Servos for 3D and Extreme Maneuvering

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

For those of you flying extreme 3D maneuvers, servos are now being offered with metal gears. Made from a mixture of aluminum, steel and brass, these gears are 16 times stronger than the standard gears. However, they do have one big disadvantage, and that is they will wear over time. Depending on how hard you [...]

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Hovering RC In the News!

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments

Check out how quad-copters are being used to help Firefighters!

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Gorilla Glue Sweepstakes Rules

Jun 05, 2012 No Comments

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL RULES”). WINNERS THAT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED MUST RESPOND [...]

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The Ultimate RC Scale Accessory: Static Scale Propellers

Jun 04, 2012 No Comments

When it comes to scale RC planes, the biggest thing that ruins the scale looks of the plane is the “smaller than scale” flying propeller. Many warbird pilots will at least paint their props the correct color and add the yellow safety propeller tips, but if you really want to get maximum attention at the [...]

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