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The Stall Turn

Mar 26, 2014 5 Comments

The stall turn is one of those maneuvers that can be flown with just about any airplane. When performed correctly and with control, the stall turn will get attention every time it is performed.  But how do you master it? The short answer is lots of practice. But learning the correct stick movements during the [...]

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HobbyKing Cobra

Mar 25, 2014 3 Comments

If you like going fast, why not try out a jet? The HobbyKing Cobra is the perfect jet to get you started. We got an opportunity to review this bad boy and I have to tell you we were impressed. Check out the photos below and be sure to watch the video to see what [...]

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Superman and a GoPro

Mar 18, 2014 1 Comment

Have you ever wondered what Superman does during a normal day. Well check out what happens when he finds a GoPro and tries to return it to its owner. Of course on the way he has to take care of a few issues, he is Superman after all,  but the GoPro does finally make it [...]

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Precision Aerobatics Addiction XL

Feb 28, 2014 No Comments

If you are into aerobatics you’re going to want to see this video below. This is the addiction XL from precision aerobatics. Cutting-edge technology makes this one of the lightest planes out there and this is evident in it’s flying abilities. We put our best man on the job, Mike Gantt, to throw this thing [...]

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Hobby People P-47

Feb 28, 2014 No Comments

We always enjoy reviewing new aircraft especially one like Hobby People’s  P-47. This plane has a ton of scale detail at a reasonable cost and with very little build time. Check out what our reviewer, Mike Gantt, has to say about this great little flying aircraft.

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Best one so far…

Feb 25, 2014 No Comments

Here is the best use of quad copter to date.

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Freestyle Move: The Harrier Roll

Feb 18, 2014 No Comments

Here’s an article by one of our favorite authors and pilots, Quique Somenzini, who not only helped to invent 3D flight, but also created new moves like the harrier roll. With his tips you’ll be wowing the crowd in no time. Quique: At the time, I called it the “cobra,” but it soon became more popularly known as [...]

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Prop Balancing Made Easy

Feb 13, 2014 13 Comments

I have been often asked, “Do I need to balance my prop?” and the quick answer is always “Yes!” A properly balanced prop will give you more rpm from gas, glow and electric engines. A balanced prop will reduce the wear and tear on your aircraft by greatly reducing vibration, which leads to reducing premature [...]

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