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Name that plane

May 17, 2011 No Comments

Can you name this plane from these two images?  It will soon be appearing in an issue of Model Airplane News.  Now this is a classic plane that is really popular and many pilots would love to have it sitting in their hangar.  The Full size version comes in a single or two seater and you can [...]

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Something old is now new!

May 16, 2011 No Comments

Here is a sneak peek of the new BH Models Wild Hots, this is re-make of an old RC design, but as you can see it is still an outstand plane.  New and improved electrics really help this plane fly like the designer probably envisioned it when it was on the drawing board. Check out [...]

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SebArt WindS 100E, starting the building process

May 12, 2011 No Comments

Here is the Wind S 110E sitting on my bench.  Some information on the size it has a wing span of 69 inches with a length of 71 inches. Total weight less battery is going to be about 7 Lb. it is going to be powered with a Hacker A50-16L motor feeding from a Thunder [...]

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Victorville 1st Annual Inaugural Pattern Contest

May 10, 2011 No Comments

For those of you who asked, here are the results of the 1st Victorville pattern contest VICTORVILLE 1ST ANNUAL INAUGURAL PATTERN CONTEST ROUND 3 OF 15   The Victor Valley RC Flyers Club of Victorville Ca. hosted round 3 of the 2011 pattern season. The club did a fantastic job hosting this inaugural pattern event. [...]

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New review coming up in Electric Flight

May 09, 2011 No Comments

This charger RC Halon is a current review that we have coming up real soon.  Check out the August issue of Electric Flight for the complete details.

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Testing on the Sundowner 35

May 08, 2011 No Comments

  We just clocked the Sundowner 35 with some 45C battery packs and found that it picked up some speed. Before with 30C packs it was clocked at 92 mph now with the 45C packs it was going 97 mph.  Good information.

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