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Install a Bubble Canopy

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments

Here is a great tip for installing a bubble canopy from Gerard Goepfert from Scottsdale, AZ. He is a member of the Scottsdale Model Flyers. Thanks Gerard! 1. To begin installing your bubble canopy cut it to shape as you would install it on the airplane, trace the outside shape of the canopy onto a [...]

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SebArt WindS

Jul 21, 2011 2 Comments
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Eagle Tree’s new Standalone G-Force Sensors

Jul 19, 2011 No Comments

Have you ever wondered how many G’s you pulled in that last barrel roll or that hard pull on a pylon turn? Well now, you can see exactly how much force is on your plane during these maneuvers with the Eagle Tree G-Force meter.  This is the world’s first standalone G-Force meters for RC models. [...]

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Check out Warbirds over Delaware!

Jul 15, 2011 No Comments

Hey Gang, If you are a “Warbird Lover” and who isn’t? Be sure to check out our online coverage of the popular giant scale event. In its 2oth year, WOD is hosted by the Delaware RC Club at the Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. For the 2011 event, my good buddy Gerry Yarrish [...]

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SebArt WindS after 25 flights

Jul 14, 2011 No Comments

Just a little update for all of you out there thinking about getting the SebArt Wind S, I have just finished flying its 25th flight and I can tell you all the flights have been just about perfect.  I found that the manufacturers recommend control throws were a little larger then what I wanted to [...]

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HOW TO: TRIM YOUR ENGINE COWL

Jul 10, 2011 4 Comments

9 EASY STEPS TO A PERFECT FIT The engine cowl on this .60-size Lanier Stinger fits perfectly around the engine. Follow the nine easy steps outllned below, and your engine cowl will fit this nicely. Making cutouts in a fiberglass engine cowl has always been difficult for me. I used to zip through a plane’s [...]

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Big attendence for the Prado IMAC contest!

Jul 08, 2011 3 Comments

Over the 4 of July weekend the Prado IMAC contest kicked off with a record 46 registered pilots this year, which is a great turnout for a contest that is only in its second year.  To give you a comparison consider this, the U.S. Nats “IMAC” portion had 35 pilots and an average throughout the [...]

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E-flite Rhapsody from our photo shoot

Jul 07, 2011 No Comments

Here is a photo from our latest photo shoot.  This is the E-flite Rhapsody that will have a full review in the November Issue of Electric Flight, be sure to look for it.  This plane is a great little flyer and has a great flight envelope.  Our author Larry Cooper has this to say about [...]

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