Debra Cleghorn’s Blog

Alliance Scale Compact Digital Pocket Scale

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Check this out! Here’s a handy way to weigh those small components for your latest micro flyer! It will weigh items up to 10.58 ounces and will indicate the measurement in grams and ounces. It’s powered by two AA batteries and has an auto shutoff feature. A handy plastic case makes it easy to store [...]

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Festo, a graceful RC flying bird (really!)

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Check out this RC bird! It flies by flapping its wings, but it is unlike any ornithopter I’ve seen before. It’s actually gracefull, and its body seems articulated and undulating, like that of a fish! I haven’t yet learned how to embed a video, so here’s the link: http://youtu.be/nnR8fDW3Ilo

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Your new website!

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Welcome to our new and improved website! We’ll be working to get all of the articles and updates moved over from the old website, but so far we all really like the new format. Hopefully you’ll find that this site is easier to navigate and to find specific information. You’ll also find some new areas, [...]

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Bob Walker’s Benoist

Apr 10, 2011 5 Comments

  Check out Bob Walker’s Benoist on its first test-float. Bob designed and built this model after the 1914 plane that was the world’s first scheduled airliner, carrying passengers between St. Petersburg and Tampa, cutting down on the nearly all-day trip into a 23-minute flight! It only made 172 flights and was cut short because [...]

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Align Outdoor Demos

Mar 21, 2011 No Comments

Danny & Alan Szabo put on a show with the entire lineup of Align helicopters, from the TRex 100 to 700 class monster!

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Assurance RC at RCX

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments

Jeff Fassbinder actually landed the new Align TRex 100 on an editor’s hand!  Check out the new Align Super Starter for helicopters; we’re told that an optional cone is available to start up to .60-size airplanes!    

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Cermark

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments

Steve Chao says “hi” from the Cermark booth at RCX! Cermark is showing off its Fantasy Racer (far right) and this twin.    

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Hitec & Multiplex at the Expo

Mar 19, 2011 No Comments

Mike Mayberry, Shawn Spiker and Suzanne Lepine look like they’re having fun at the Hitec/Multiplex booth! New items from Multiplex include a digital field programmer and servo tester and a free-flight “Fox.” Of course the FunJet is always a favorite!

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