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Tampa’s TRAC Big Bird Fly In

Tampa’s TRAC Big Bird Fly In

June…Summer…Florida….How do you think the weather was?  You’re probably right..HOT!  That’s 98 degrees HOT!!  But trust me that didn’t stop anyone.  Living in Florida is like living in Seattle.  In Seattle you know it’s going to rain and you make plans anyway.  In Florida, you know it’s going to be hot so you make plans […]
Go Discover, looking at the world from above

Go Discover, looking at the world from above

[kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_ny23yk9h” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] We got the chance to test out the new Go Discover airplane wing from Hobby king.  This wing already has a GoPro mount in the front nose ready for your GoPro camera. If you ever wanted to get a different view of the world, this is the […]
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Fly the Tumble

Fly the Tumble

This 3D maneuver can only be performed by a fully aerobatic-capable RC helicopter.The maneuver is a series of flips, during which the heli slowly travels forward to create the sense of an athlete performing tumbles in a gymnastic routine. This maneuver can be done forward, backward and even in circles. STEPS TO SUCCESS Step 1. […]
Russian Gunship from Down Under

Russian Gunship from Down Under

Check out this 1/6.7-scale, turbine-powered Mil 24 Hind from Down Under … New Zealand, that is! This beauty is from Heli Classics and flown by NZMC club member Carl.  Thanks to RCheliclub NZMC for taking these videos and posting them on YouTube. If you’re interested in getting your own, East Coast Scale Products can sell you a partially […]
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Pop Your Top with this great move

Pop Your Top with this great move

We are very fortunate to have Jason Benson explain this rather cool move, the  Pop Top. This maneuver just requires some stick timing and the willingness of the pilot to repeat it until it becomes second nature. Jason offers up some tips that make learning this move a little easier.  This is a great turnaround […]
5 STEPS TO FLY THE ROLLING TUMBLE

5 STEPS TO FLY THE ROLLING TUMBLE

This is an impressive 3D maneuver, and while you’re learning, it’s important to break it down into short segments. Before you attempt it, make sure that you are proficient with rolling at a fairly fast roll rate. Second, make sure that you know how to perform a typical tumble. Let’s start by refreshing your memory on the tumble. […]

Diamond Hobby Sweepstakes Rules

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 […]
Sun-N-Fun Full Scale Fly in

Sun-N-Fun Full Scale Fly in

What better way to get inspiration than to visit a full scale Fly in.  Every April the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) holds the second largest air show in the country.  It’s called Sun-N-Fun and it’s held at Lakeland Linder Airport.  Sound familiar? That’s because it’s the same field they hold Top Gun and Florida Jets. […]
Tampa’s Triple Creek RC Club  WARBIRDS!

Tampa’s Triple Creek RC Club WARBIRDS!

According to Model Airplane News’ recent survey, the most popular RC event is Warbirds! And it showed this past weekend at Triple Creek RC Clubs “Warbirds over Tampa” event.  It was an AMA sanctioned event but little other publicity was given and yet there was a large gathering of spectators and pilots. Bill Adkins, the […]
Florida Jets! From the outside looking in.

Florida Jets! From the outside looking in.

I made it to Florida Jets 2014, and let me tell you it has changed from the last time I attended!  I drove in to the parking area and was greeted by a wonderful woman that put a smile on my face.  I paid my fee that covered the parking, entry fee and a ticket […]

RCX Takes Flight in Orange County

It was yet another blockbuster for RCX, the Ultimate Radio Control Expo, as thousands descended upon the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa, CA, on May 17-18. It was two perfect days of nonstop action as RC fans packed the sidelines of tracks and flyzones. The weekend was filled with adrenaline-pumping excitement, competitions, […]
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