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RedconRC’s 9 Channel 2.4 GHz. Receiver in DSM2/DSMX Compatibility

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

Redcon has produced a DSM2/DSMX compatible receiver with satellite.  The nine channel receiver provides maximum configuration of dual servo applications were necessary.  Included in the package is a wireless interface cable that allows one to fly several simulators with  your own transmitter through the receiver and into the simulator.  Power is provided to the receiver [...]

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Corona’s Digital High Voltage Servos

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

Corona has released a line up of high voltage servos to meet the demands of LiPo, LiFe and LiIon batteries.  Those high voltage output batteries extend flight time and better meet the demands of discriminating modelers, but do not work well with normal 4.8v – 6.0v servos.  While voltage regulation does work well, allowing onboard [...]

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VQ Models DHC-2 Beaver Review

Jun 07, 2012 4 Comments

When you think of the De Havilland Beaver you are immediately drawn to a true aviation workhorse.  First offered in 1948 with production ceasing in 1967 there are still 100’s of these radial engine beauties out there in a variety of landing configurations and in multiple aviation roles.  Very much like the full-scale version, the [...]

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Revolectrix’s Newest 1000W Cellpro PowerLab 6 Battery Workstation

Mar 19, 2012 No Comments

ALL NEW! 1000W Battery Workstation including an EC5 input cable, will charge, discharge, monitor, or multiple cycle any current or future battery chemistry. POWER you have been waiting for, safety you have come to expect in a compact, affordable Cellpro product. Welcome to the new class of R/C battery management. Built on the amazing PowerLab [...]

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Blade 450 Heavy-Duty Aluminum Carry Case

Mar 18, 2012 3 Comments

Carry Your Blade 450 in Style Transport your Blade® 450 safely, securely and in style with this heavy-duty aluminum case. Designed to perfectly house the Blade 450 3D and 450 X along with your battery, charger, and Dx6i through Dx8 radio. In addition to the protection this case offers, the included keys and lockable design [...]

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Sullivan Products New Multi Cylinder Onboard Glow Driver

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments

•NEW Multi Cylinder Onboard Glow Driver. Similar to the single (M060) and twin (M061) glow driver, it features your choice of quick and easy one button set point programming or automatic operation, so the plug received power at any throttle settings. The set point is stored in memory until changed. The green LED light indicates [...]

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Sullivan Products Updates Their Multi Fuel Stopper Kit

Mar 18, 2012 No Comments

NEW HD Multi Fuel Stopper Kit Similar to the S478, this new kit features: New stopper material resists all fuel types (gasoline, glow, smoke oil) Heavy duty blue aluminum housing • Ideal for high pressure systems • 1/8″ and 5/32″ brass tubes • Fits all Sullivan tanks No. S469

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Eagle Tree 2D/3D Guardian Stabilizer

Feb 23, 2012 4 Comments

Eagle Tree’s newest addition to their lineup of great Guardian electronics is the 2D/3D Stabilizer.  Engineered  as a small onboard addition, the stabilizer links your control inputs through the receiver and can provide flight coordination assistance for beginners through advance flyers.  Using a proven inertial technology, in 2D mode wings are leveled, but in 3D [...]

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A frequent contributor to Model Airplane News and Electric Flight, Dr. Dave is a true RC enthusiast with over 40 years of flying experiences as well as a private pilot license. He flies and writes about everything from ornithopters to giant-scale aircraft, building and flying an average of 20 planes a year.
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