In this video, we show you How-to-mix the Rudder to the Elevator for smoother knife –edge flight. This simple mix will keep your plane tracking straight down the runway so that it will not pull toward the canopy or the gears. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_tpp0ghcr” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
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This new RCGF 111CC gasoline engine produces 11.2hp and can turn an 27×10 propeller at 6200 rpm, so it’s ideal for your 33- to 40-percent aircraft. RCGF engines are known worldwide for their high quality, power and customer support. All engines come with prop adapter, muffler, motor standoff, spark plug, electronic CDI ignition and a two year […]
Here is a simple way to safely install your battery without arming the ESC until you get to the flight line. This is a simple set-up to install and these switches are made by a number of manufactures and easily available.
[kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_sx4ehxju” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] Four pilots with the District of Columbia Air National Guard (DCANG) at Andrews Air Force Base, near Washington, finally receive authorization to get airborne on 9/11 in their fighter jets, and are given instructions on their mission. Read the article, “Land Now!” in the October 2011 issue […]
Dave Garwood Slope flying for electric pilots Have you ever tried flying an electric-powered model in slope lift? Slope flying has been compared to motorcycle riding, with the wind blowing your hair back, big easy view of the open sky, and bugs on your teeth from the huge grin on your face. You are already […]
An inside look at this local hub serving all of the U.S. Recently, I traveled to the Hitec warehouse located in Poway, CA, to visit our good friends Mike Mayberry and Shawn Spiker. These two guys are very well known in the RC community because they attend many events throughout the country during the year. […]
When I was young, I was swept up and inspired by the space program. I remember John Glenn’s first orbital Mercury flight (I was six years old). I grew older with Gemini and Apollo, my parents allowing me to stay home from school on most launch days. I was 13 when astronauts first walked on […]
The Scale Squadron of Southern California, a club devoted to scale modeling and RC airplane fun have embarked on a new product review, the Cessna 195 from Top Notch Kits. This article continues with the construction of the wheel pants, cowl, vertical fin fit and wing installation. For the first part of this article, click here. There was little […]