Futaba BR-3000 Digital Battery Checker

Jan 07, 2012 No Comments

KEEP TABS ON BATTERY PACKS!! With the ability to accurately and clearly show battery voltage levels, the Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker is a great RC “peace of mind” accessory. With the BR-3000 you can quickly and legibly displays the battery voltage with a big screen that displays the Total Voltage and remaining Capacity with a bar [...]

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Blade mQX Quad-Copter

Jan 06, 2012 No Comments

Straight from a science-fiction movie and ready to fly, this machine is engineered to be remarkably responsive and fun to fly. It features AS3X stabilization system, so it has control that rivals that of much larger machines. Indoors or out, breezy or calm, the mQX will let you fly with complete confidence. The RTF version [...]

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ElectriFly Gee Bee R-1

Jan 06, 2012 No Comments

This great-looking racer sports a 38.5-inch wingspan and comes with a brushless motor system and 4 microservos installed. The no-glue assembly only takes a few minutes, so you can add your 4-channel receiver and 2200mAh 3S LiPo and head to the field in minutes. The Gee Bee’s AeroCell foam construction makes it light enough for exciting [...]

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A pink (?!) WW II warbird?

Jan 05, 2012 6 Comments

Sand and spinach, sea-foam gray, navy and duck-egg blue … we’ve seen a lot of schemes for WW II Spitfires, but a pink one? We came across this interesting article on io9.com and think it’s worth sharing. Author Esther Inglis-Arkell writes, “World War II marked a time of great innovation, which was sometimes practical and sometimes loony. [...]

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Model Airplane News March 2012 magazine on sale now. Check out some images from the issue!

Jan 05, 2012 No Comments

RC Guys PA-28 Piper Cherokee 140, Electrifly Mr. Mulligan EP ARF, House of Balsa Electric Commander, Hangar 9 Pawnee 80CC ARF, E-flite Hawker Sea Fury,

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New for Members Only — Top 10 Dos and Don’ts for the RC Flying Field

Jan 04, 2012 3 Comments

We just added another exclusive online article to the Model Airplane News “Members Only” Website. “Whether you are an old salt or a fresh cadet, start off the 2012 RC flying season on a positive note by getting back to basics. Double check all those little details and head off bad things that can really [...]

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On this day in Aviation History – January 4

Jan 04, 2012 No Comments

2004: The NASA Mars Rover Spirit, lands successfully on Mars.   1989: Two US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Air Force MiG-23s over the Mediterranean.      1964: Pope Paul VI lands in Amman, Jordan, in a special Alitalia DC-8; it is the first time that a pope has used an airplane for [...]

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First Flights of the Year — What did you fly?

Jan 03, 2012 4 Comments

  So with the coming of a new year, we all have an excuse to go out and do some flying. North, south, east or west, many RC Clubs have a traditional get together to put in those fun and exciting first flights to ring in the new RC flying calendar year. Up here in [...]

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