RCX Battle of the Builders

Apr 29, 2012 2 Comments

The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting the Battle of the Builders static competition at RCX, and there are dozens of beautifully detailed scale planes on display. Who do you think should win?  

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RCX Long Beach is HOT!

Apr 28, 2012 No Comments

The 10th annual RCX at the Long Beach Convention Center is heating up, with record crowds on Saturday! There’s indoor flying to an outdoor boat pond, the latest planes & gear from top manufacturers, celebrity guests and more. The Scale Squadron of Southern California is hosting a static airplane competition with some fantastic scratch-built planes [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update: Steve Thomas — Lavochkin LA7

Apr 28, 2012 8 Comments

As the Top Gun competition draws near, we continue to get updates from pilots on their incredible scale aircraft. Here’s the latest Steve Thomas, who will be campaigning his unusual Lavochkin LA7. His 58-pound warbird is painted in Czechloslovakian colors and is powered by a 260cc (!) 7-cylinder Evolution engine.  Steve will be competing in [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update — Jack Buckley, Reed Clipped-Wing Cub

Apr 27, 2012 3 Comments

  We just got another update from a regular Top Gun contestant, Jack Buckley. Jack is planning on flying a brand new 1/3 scale Reed Clipped-Wing Cub. Right now it is still in bones but almost ready to cover. It has all full-size ribs,  (no half ribs), and Jack is presently setting up the wing attachment to the [...]

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10th Anniversary Of RCX Begins Tomorrow In Long Beach, CA

Apr 27, 2012 No Comments

Calling all R.C enthusiasts! The 10th Anniversary of RCX [Radio Control Expo] will be held this Saturday, April 28th from 10 A.M To 6 P.M & Sunday, April 29th 10 A.M to 4 P.M at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.  You can buy tickets until Midnight [EST] on April 27th for [...]

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Exclusive Sneak Peek — E-flite UMX Micro Gee Bee R1 — with Video

Apr 27, 2012 2 Comments

From the first test flight flown by MAN contributor Greg Gimlick, here’s the new micro Gee Bee doing its thing. Watch for a full review in the August issue of MAN! The new UMX Gee Bee also has the AS3X Stabilization system so it is a real joy to fly! Check out the video!   [...]

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The Radio Control Show 156

Apr 27, 2012 No Comments

World’s smallest helicopter! Would you take a seat in a 165-pound rotorcraft that looks like a vehicle out of a science fiction movie? Check out the  smallest man-carrying helicopter in this week’s show

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Top Flite F4U Corsair review

Apr 26, 2012 1 Comment

One of the coolest looking Warbirds of WWII had to be the F4U Corsair.  With that big prop and gull wings it was a totally different looking plane from all others.  Top Flite has released its new smaller sized F4U Corsair ARF and Arron Strietzel let you know what he thought about this great looking [...]

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