Top Flite Corsair 61

Dec 02, 2011 No Comments

The latest warbird in Top Flite’s lineup, this .60-size Corsair is dressed to impress, with operational, multi-section flaps, recessed gauges on the instrument panel, hidden rudder and elevator linkages (and pre-hinged ailerons and flaps!), flat-finish MonoKote covering and a decal set. A fiberglass cowl, tail access panel and belly pan are painted to exactly match [...]

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The Radio Control Show 135

Dec 02, 2011 1 Comment

This week’s show features a propeller safety tip, The ninth annual Nashville Pro Bro , full-size Lazair ultralight , a 100mph rc car, turbine powered boats, and much more. Click the video below to see the full episode.

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On this Day in Aviation History: November 30

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments

   1974: Pioneer II sends photos back to NASA as it nears Jupiter.   1943: The department of Aviation Medicine and Physiological Research is authorized at the Naval Air Material Center, to study physiological factors particularly as related to design of high speed and high altitude aircraft. In one test volunteers played cards between periods [...]

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Panther F9F Electric Jet: Super-Size, Super Fast!

Nov 29, 2011 15 Comments

Last week I got to meet up with Mike Greenshields from Global Hobby Distributors to check out their newest ARF.  It is a rather large EDF from N-Tech Jets and I have to say that this is one great looking and flying plane.  It looks great just sitting on the runway, and in the air–wow!  [...]

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Hitec Eclipse 7 Pro

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments

Your favorite Hitec radio just got even better! This feature-packed 2.4GHz transmitter has a high-intensity, white backlit LDC screen, back-mounted slider knob and ultra-smooth, quad ball-bearing gimbals. And with 16-model memory, intuitive control switches and telemetry options galore (including sensor monitoring and on-board receiver low-battery warning!), the Eclipse 7 Pro has everything you need. Fixed-wing, [...]

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9th Annual JR Indoor Festival- the best yet!

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments

With the rapid improvements in micro electric power systems and the widespread popularity of foam 3D planes, indoor flying events have become more and more popular.  These fun events offer a chance to fly and socialize during the cold winter months, and the JR Indoor in Columbus, OHis one of the biggest and best.  Renowned [...]

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Tips & Tricks for a Great Film Finish

Nov 26, 2011 9 Comments

For many reasons, heat-shrink plastic films are easily the most popular way to cover a model airplane. They’re easy to apply and come in just about every color imaginable; they’re odorless, non-toxic and almost completely fuel-proof. It’s easy to achieve a great-looking model without a lot of effort; you only need to know the basics [...]

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The Radio Control Show 134

Nov 23, 2011 1 Comment

Tune in this week to The Radio Control Show’s Thanksgiving special. Episode 134 is packed with tech tips, fun action videos, social media debates, and more. Join us here every week for a new episode. Click the video below to watch the full video.

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