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ZP — A New Name For Zenoah

ZP — A New Name For Zenoah

Zenoah, the name for quality, great running engines has had a make-over and a name change. ZP engines are now all equiped with electronic ignitions and benefit with a signifigant weight savings. Also, the power band is increased compared to the magnito equiped versions and there are other improvements making the engines even better. On […]
Fire-Breathing RC Flying Dragon

Fire-Breathing RC Flying Dragon

Inspired by an animated movie, Rick Hamel’s fire-breathing, turbine powered dragon was the standout in the static display contest at the Toledo Weak Signals show. Yes, it actually breathes fire and it flies while powered by a turbine engine. It features composite construction, with over 62 individually molded parts, and an amazing “scale” paint job. No wonder […]
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1/3-Scale Fokker Dr.1 Triplane — Balsa USA

1/3-Scale Fokker Dr.1 Triplane — Balsa USA

I have been waiting for this one for years! Finally, Balsa USA showed off its 33% Triplane at the Toledo show. A nicely enlarged version of their popular 1/4-scale Kit, this one is going to be very popular WW1 multi-wing warrior!    
Giant Carbon Cub from Aeroworks

Giant Carbon Cub from Aeroworks

If you have ever built a 1/3-scale Cub you know how big the classic Piper can become. But this new 40% 168-inch span Carbon Cub eats 1/3-scale J-3 Cubs for lunch! Ideal for 100cc or larger gas engines! Dominating the Aeroworks booth at the Toledo show, the Carbon Cun has all the awesome quality that […]
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New 160cc Radial Engine from Evolution

New 160cc Radial Engine from Evolution

Filling a gap in the Evolution round engine line, the new 7-cylinder 160 was shown off at the Toledo show in the Horizon Hobby booth. Ideal for many 1/3 scale WW1 and vintage airplane designs
Exclusive! Killer 50cc Corsair

Exclusive! Killer 50cc Corsair

  video platform video management video solutions video player With a 50cc engine, 86-inch span, fully sheeted and covered with flat finish MonoKote, this F4U dominated the Hobbico/Great Planes booth at the Toledo show. This ARF has a over-built center wing section with a double sheeting of balsa with cross grain sheeting that is factory formed and fitted for […]
The Radio Control Show 154

The Radio Control Show 154

Join us this week as we take a look at one of Top Gun’s upcoming entries, a turbine-powered A-6E which was built from scratch by Mike Selby from Thailand. We also take a look at an amazing aerobatic flyer, the Charger RC Giant Fusion 3D foamie! Don’t miss this one. Watch the full episode in […]
C-Rating, what does it really mean?

C-Rating, what does it really mean?

Battery manufacturers have made great improvements in the battery C-rating over the years and we modelers have embraced this advancement in technology.    But, is it possible to have too high of a C-rating and can we take advantage of it?  We asked Lee Estingoy from Castle Creations about this and here is what he had […]
Operating Temperature, what causes it in ESCs?

Operating Temperature, what causes it in ESCs?

How hot is too hot, we all know that heat is damaging to our batteries, ESCs and motors.  But what causes it and how can we keep it under control. Lee Estingoy from Castle Creations tell us what cause excess heat and at what throttle setting you can expect to see more heat generated in […]
MAN at the 58th Toledo Show!

MAN at the 58th Toledo Show!

If it’s April it must be Toledo Ohio! The MAN crew will again be attending the 58th Weak Signal’s Toledo RC Hobby Expo at the Seagate Convention Center, Toledo OH. We’ll be there April 13 – 15 and we are looking forward to seeing many of our readers at the MAN Booth! Be sure to stop by […]
Timing and ESCs, can you get more power?

Timing and ESCs, can you get more power?

Many racers like to use the timing program on ESCs to extract that extra bit of power from their motors.  Does this really work?  We asked Lee Estingoy from Castle Creations if it is possible to extract more from your motors by adjusting the timing.  Here is what he had to say. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_hkrwr5u9″ […]
The Radio Control Show 153

The Radio Control Show 153

In this week’s show, we take an in depth look at the all new Traxxas Funny Car, some crazy aerobatics with a sick sport plane, a flight over Niagra Falls, some paddle tire fun, and much more. Watch this week’s episode in the player below:
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