HOW TO HINGE FOAMIES

Sep 03, 2011 1 Comment

  MAKING FLEXIBLE CONNECTIONS     Foamies have led us to new ways of building and flying model airplanes. They allow us to assemble a plane in hours rather than days or weeks. Because they involve very little investment in terms of money and labor, we no longer need to fear pushing our flying skills [...]

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O.S. GT-33 Gas Engine

Sep 03, 2011 No Comments

The new O.S. GT-33 has an electric ignition system for fast, easy starting and accepts LiFe, LiPo, NiCd and NiMH power.  The rear-mounted carb and intake simplify mounting and installation.  The O.S. E-5030 muffler effectively controls exhaust noise without compromising performance. The GT-33 costs $419.99 and weighs in at 43.39 ounces (w/ muffler and ignition system).

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Phoenix Edge 540s: .46 and 1.20 sizes!

Sep 02, 2011 No Comments

Available in .46 and .91-1.20 sizes, these Edge 540 ARFs will take pilots from smooth sport flight to unlimited maneuvers with style and precision! The craftsmanship and attention to detail is evident throughout, as is the use of quality materials – and much of the assembly has already been done, leaving you with more time to [...]

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ElectriFly Grumman G-44

Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

ElectriFly has just introduced the Grumman G-44 Widgeon Seaplane EP ARF!  This plane is patterned after the full-scale Widgeons that carry sportsmen to remote hunting and fishing locales.  ElectriFly’s Grumman allows you to lift-off and land on your own spectacular lake and enjoy solid sport flight performance while it is in the air.  The painted [...]

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Blade Huey Gunship

Sep 01, 2011 No Comments

Electric ready-to-fly helicopters have never looked so good! This latest Blade comes fully set up and flight-tested, and it has a scale-like low speed and mild handling. It comes with a 6-channel Spektrum radio and 3S, 1000mAh LiPo pack with a DC balancing charger–all for just $239.99.

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RC Scale Cheaters?

Aug 31, 2011 4 Comments

Each year at about this time, we start hearing more gossip than you’d believe possible. Maybe it has to do with the nearing end of the flying season, though there are still many good weeks left for serious scale flyers. The latest topic involves modelers apparently cheating at scale RC events, such as the AMA [...]

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Race or Fly for Fun! — E-flite Shoestring 15e EF1 Racer

Aug 31, 2011 No Comments

Want to go fast and turn left? battle it out as you tear up the pylons? how about just having a super sleek racer for fun flying on Sunday? the new Shoestring 15e is just the ticket for high speed electric fun! At home as a sport flyer or serious racer, the E-flite Shoestring 15e [...]

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Flooded flying field? Post your photos!

Aug 30, 2011 No Comments

How did your East Coast flying field fare after Irene? Post your photos to our Facebook page and you could win a consolation prize: a copy of our newest hard-cover book, Precision Aerobatics. Good luck!

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