Check out this video on the new Hitec sensors that now reads the voltage and Amps. All this information can be seen on the Aurora 9 transmitter screen and saved to you laptop in real time. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_rox92ozd” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
RCX rolled into Chicago and drew massive media exposure, even from Chicago’s local ABC news station. Model Airplane News publisher Louis DeFrancesco and Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin JR were interviewed live this morning on ABC 7′s Saturday morning show. Check out the behind the scenes photos below, and watch the segment here.
Horizon’s “try-me” booth is a popular spot on the show floor for kid (and dads!) of all ages! RCX attendees could try their hand at driving the latest electric monster trucks in the dirt track as well as fly the new Force combat helicopters in the flight cage.
RCX Chicago opened today at 10 am and the fun will last until 8 pm tonight! With indoor and outdoor plane and helicopter flight zones, full-size (and RC!) drift racing, an indoor dirt track, mini car tracks and vendors with the latest planes, helis and gear, there’s something to please every serious RC’er, and when the […]
C-17 Globemaster III, by Davie Mathews This 1/9-scale RC C-17 Globemaster model was built in the UK. It is a special “one off” model and is possibly the largest RC model aircraft flying today. It was custom designed and built for a Discovery Channel documentary that aired in the UK and is the work a […]
Photos and Words by Ken Park I first met Brian Perkins at the Kingston Radio Control Club last fall at the August Giant Scale IMAA event and I enjoyed seeing him beat up the flying field flying his large Spitfire. With just one look you can tell Brian has a passion for scale and […]
Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years! This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown […]
We recently chose the winners of the first Air Age Media RC Scholarship contest! Each applicant was asked to submit an essay on how RC has had a positive impact on his or her life. Although we received entries from numerous explemplary students, two applicants truly stood out from all the rest. We’d like to congratulate Billy Janus and Gustavo Salazar as the first-ever recipients […]
What better place to hold a scale RC plane event than at the U.S. Air Force National Museum? The 9th annual Jet World Masters, held for the first time in the U.S., is the place to be to see world-class scale jets. Teams from 17 countries are here, with scale RC jet-powered planes of all […]
That’s right! Vaughn Gitten Jr., the 2010 Formula Drift champ, will be appearing at RCX Chicago! You’ll also be able to check out his tricked-out Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Racing Mustang and see what makes it perform. He will even do a drift demo/ride along with fans at the Odeum. Buy your tickets online now […]