Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker

Nov 17, 2011 No Comments

A CONVENIENT WAY TO KEEP TABS ON BATTERY PACKS   The Futaba BR-3000 Battery Checker accurately shows battery voltage levels, making this a great “peace of mind” accessory. Some of the key features we like are: Quickly and legibly displays the voltage of battery packs Total voltage and remaining capacity results are shown on a [...]

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E-flite Scimitar — Just in for Review!

Nov 17, 2011 12 Comments

We just got the new Scimitar in the office and are ready to kick the tires and light the fire! Here’s a sneak peek of the Pilot Report coming soon to Electric Flight Magazine. How did it perform? You’ll have to wait and see! Several years ago, I was fortunate enough to see Quique Somenzini [...]

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Interview with “Jetman”

Nov 16, 2011 9 Comments

Strapped to a jet-powered wing, Yves Rossy is the Jetman — flying free, his body as the rudder, above the Swiss Alps and the Grand Canyon. After the short video shows how it works, Rossy shares the experience and thrill of flying, outside an aircraft.    

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On this Day in Aviation History – November 16

Nov 16, 2011 No Comments

2004:     NASA’s X-43 reaches a record speed of Mach 10 (7,000 mph, 11,200 km/h). An unmanned experimental hypersonic aircraft. Part of NASA’s Hyper-X program, the project includes multiple planned scale variations meant to test all aspects of hypersonic flight. A winged booster rocket with the X-43 itself at the tip, called a “stack”, is [...]

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BP Hobbies Cheetah LiPo Packs

Nov 14, 2011 No Comments

BP Hobbies’ new exclusive line Cheetah LiPo battery packs are high performance 35C packs at value prices with packs starting as low as $6.25. Every battery comes with standard JST-XH balance connectors and either a red JST or a 4mm Banana discharge plug. Sizes are available in 7.4V to 14.8V and 360mAh to 2200mAh. Each [...]

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The Radio Control Show 132

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

Get today’s “where’s Hope & Kevin” answer, get the scoop on the Horizon Hobby Carbon-Z Scimitar, see a man-carrying RC helicopter, and much more. Join us right here every week for a brand new episode of The Radio Control Show. Click the video below to watch episode 132.

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New A6M Zero from Seagull

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

If you are looking for something a little different, the new Seagull A6M Zero is a beautiful .75 – .91 ARF is for you. A sport scale model of the infamous Japanese WWII fighter this south pacific fighter this classic fighter is a great addition for any RC hangar. The airframe is built up wood and covered [...]

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Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome — MHRCS Helps preserve the magic!

Nov 11, 2011 No Comments

For those of you that have attended the rc Jamboree held each year in September or have frequented the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in Rhinebeck, NY, you may be interested in the following campaign to improve the Aerodrome facilities. This canpaign is being offered by the RC Jamboree host R/C club, The Mid-Hudson RC Society. MHRCS Matching Grant for Old [...]

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