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Top Gun Flightline Highlights — Photos from David Hart

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Air Age Store Deal Of The Week: 50% off “Helicopter Aerobatic Basics”

Air Age Store Deal Of The Week: 50% off “Helicopter Aerobatic Basics”

A Flight Guide for RC Pilots Regularly $17.95, this week only $8.48! The flightbox reference for basic and sport helicopter aerobatics, this 30-page guide has a spiral binding so it will stay open on the flightline, and its heavy-coated paper won’t absorb grease or oil. Illustrated, step-by-step techniques cover everything from basic maneuvers like stall turns, loops […]
Recap Of RCX 2012 [Video]

Recap Of RCX 2012 [Video]

It was an amazing time this year at RCX and the crowds were unbelievable! Everyone had a great time and we’re looking forward to next year. Below is a video recap of this year’s event. See you all in 2013!
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RCX: Nonstop Action & the Hottest Attractions

RCX: Nonstop Action & the Hottest Attractions

Two days of nonstop action … thousands of excited RC fans packed the sidelines of the tracks, flightlines and boat pond … the sounds of motors roaring and engines gunning filled the Long Beach Convention Center … this was RCX 2012! The dust is settling in Long Beach, but everyone is still talking about last […]
Hacker Brushless- new motors!

Hacker Brushless- new motors!

Hacker Brushless has some new motors that will be available very soon and they will be of interest to pilots who like to fly IMAC and giant scale. Mike Donavan takes us through their new line of motors in this video from the RCX show. There is bound to be at least one that you […]
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Hobby People’s Super Store Draws in Large Crowds

Hobby People’s Super Store Draws in Large Crowds

This year the Hobby People Super Store had a sizeable inventory of RC related products and scores of people filed in all day long to view and purchase.  Some of the workers stated that the booth/super store was extremely active all day and many people went home with some great deals.  
Horizon Hobby Micros!

Horizon Hobby Micros!

Horizon Hobby had their entire lineup of micro aircraft on display, including many that are now equipped with the new AS3X flight stabilization system. In the middle of the table, note the newer Spitfire on display — great to see micro warbirds that are easier to fly! The Icon seaplane is at top.
Global’s FPV Planes – star of the show!

Global’s FPV Planes – star of the show!

Global’s Tim Johnson was on hand to show how the Spy Hawk works. This airplane comes ready to fly out of the box and is equipped with a 5 megapixel video camera and a 2.4GHz transmitter that shows you exactly what the plane is seeing. Now you can be a drone pilot, too!
Top Gun 2012 Pilots and Event Schedule

Top Gun 2012 Pilots and Event Schedule

The MAN Team is getting ready for the 2012 Top Gun Scale Invitational and will be covering the event from the flightline over the entire event! Watch for updates at www.modelairplanenews.com Only 2 days to go!!!    Executive Editor Debra Cleghorn and I will be teaming up to cover all the amazing scale action this […]
Check out photos from RCX!

Check out photos from RCX!

RCX Long Beach was one for the record books! With record-setting attendance, perfect weather, incredible indoor flying, a scale static competition and exhibitors with the latest planes, helicopters and gear, this year’s show was a resounding success. Check out these photos for an upclose view of the action!
Plane of the Year

Plane of the Year

Our plane of the year is a 3D electric performer with a revolutionary single-axis, vectored-thrust propeller system that gives it amazing agility. In addition, it also has a unique structure of durable foam molded around carbon-fiber and plywood structures, so it’s light, strong and impact-resistant—and as all RC pilots know, that’s especially important! See our […]
Editors’ Choice: Radio of the Year – Video Interview!

Editors’ Choice: Radio of the Year – Video Interview!

Our radio of the year is a product that has a top spot on every modeler’s wish list. Incredible programming options, 18 channels, onboard telemetry, a large touch screen monitor, built-in camera and even a sound system are just a sampling of what this radio has to offer. Congratulations to Futaba for their 18MZ. [kaltura-widget […]
Editors’ Choice: Innovation of the Year – Video interview!

Editors’ Choice: Innovation of the Year – Video interview!

Our innovation of the year is a stabilization system that makes planes easier to fly, by allowing us to concentrate on piloting instead of making corrections for wind and tracking. This system is especially suited to smaller indoor planes that are notoriously difficult to fly. For making RC planes easier and more fun to fly, […]
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