Maxford SPAD XIII ARF

May 09, 2011 No Comments

This great looking ARF is sure to become very popular! The SPAD XIII was loved by its pilots as it was known for its sturdiness. The project to design this RC SPAD XIII started in late 2009. It is based on pilot Jacques Raphaël Roques’ SPAD XIII of WWI Franch Air Service, SPA48, Aircraft Serial Number S1893. It is [...]

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The new Spektrum DX7s

May 06, 2011 No Comments

We just got in this new press release on the DX7s check out what it offers. We can’t wait to get one in and try it out. The Spektrum DX7s is the feature-rich, 7-Channel radio you’ve been waiting for. From the way it feels in your hands, to the SimpleScroll™ programming wheel and oversized LCD [...]

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Electric Jet Power: Tips for easy success

May 06, 2011 No Comments

Text and photos by John Reid    Electric jets can be as large and detailed as full turbine aircraft like this A-7 Corsair II. With the right motor combination, this aircraft will go over 160mph with turbine- like performance. ONE OF THE HOTTEST ADVANCEMENTS in the world of RC has to go to the new [...]

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Align RC UH-60 Blackhawk Scale Fuselage

May 06, 2011 No Comments

Ideal for a T-Rex 500 helicopter, this scale fuselage is impressive! It comes detailed with a camo paint scheme, scale turbine engine exhaust, elevated tail rotor, functional cabin doors and a scale landing gear assembly. For the ultimate in scale, buy the optional 4-blade rotor head.

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RC Electric Set-up; Back to Basics

May 04, 2011 8 Comments

TEXT & PHOTOS BY JOHN REID A quick lesson on the ins and outs of electric power  These are the three basic items of electrical power: the battery, motor and ESC. I OFTEN GET QUESTIONS about electric power that deal with some of the basic concepts of e-power. For example, “What is the C-rating on [...]

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TORQUE TUBE TAIL FOR THE TITAN X50

May 03, 2011 No Comments

  Here is the latest information from Thunder Tiger about a new add-on for the Titan X50 The torque tube-driven tail has been hailed as a major breakthrough in heli technology and Thunder Tiger has taken full advantage of it in creating the Titan X50.  Everything about the Titan X50 is designed to deliver ultra-smooth [...]

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Setting Up Multi-Motor Electrics

May 02, 2011 6 Comments

John Reid In this article I will  be explaining how to go about setting up planes that have more than one electric motor. It is no secret that I am a big fan of using E-power for planes with multiple motors. To me, the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages when compared to glow power. First [...]

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Thunder Tiger has a new .50-size performance engine

May 02, 2011 1 Comment

  The new Redline Series .56 Helicopter Engine from Thunder Tiger gives competitive heli pilots the power and performance they are looking for: First; this Thunder Tiger’s largest .50-class displacement – and one of the most advanced heli engine. It features cylinder liner features an XC2 composite coating to extend engine life – and an [...]

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