XFC, Extreme flying in overdrive

Jun 27, 2011 No Comments

One of the most innovative competitions to come alone has to be the XFC (Extreme Flight Championships).  On its ninth year this event is an invitation only contest where the best pilots for helicopter and airplanes gather to thrown down some of the latest and greatest 3-D moves.  This year I was there to cover [...]

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X1 AC Plus battery charger from Hitec

Jun 26, 2011 1 Comment

Whoever said you can’t take it with you? The new Hitec X1 AC Plus battery charger goes everywhere you go. It is capable of charging all types ofbatteries, is affordable and portable to answer all your battery charging needs. The 50-watt X1 AC Plus will charge all your batteries at rates from 0.1 to 6 [...]

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Can you name the Most Produced Biplane in the World?

Jun 25, 2011 No Comments

 With proportions making it an excellent project choice for RC, this aircraft was the most produced biplane in the world (40,000) and second most produced airplane ever, second only to the Cessna 172 (43,000.) It was uncomplicated and easy and gentle to fly.  The upper and lower wing panels were interchangeable.  The reliable and [...]

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Hitec’s new High Voltage, Coreless, Premium Mini Servos

Jun 24, 2011 No Comments

Hitec has announced their new high voltage, coreless HS-7235MH and HS-7245MH servos.  These new servos deliver outstanding speed and torque in a relative compact package. Built with an efficient coreless motor optimized for 7.4V operation and heavy-duty metal gear train with dual ball bearings, delivering great performance.  These servos are designed to be a perfect [...]

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UAV, the new kid on the block, the Datron Scout

Jun 23, 2011 No Comments

 Here is a perfect example of something we take for granted in our RC world that can be useful for far more important things than just fun.  Quad copters have been somewhat common at many electric events and many of us have seen the Parrot AR Drone (we got to play with one). But here [...]

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Electric Flight September magazine on sale now. Check out some photos from the issue!

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments

E-Flite Carbon Z Yak 54 BNF, Charger RC Halon, Parkzone Stryker, Cermark Fantasy Racer    

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How to 3D: new DVD from Precision Aerobatics

Jun 22, 2011 1 Comment

In this new video, team pilots take you step by step through the process of learning how to fly 3D maneuvers. To make learning even easier, each maneuver is demonstrated on a RealFlight RC simulator! A real-time transmitter overlay on the screen shows the stick movements, so you’ll be flying like a pro in no [...]

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Wing Tote–RC Travel Protection

Jun 21, 2011 2 Comments

If you travel to RC events and carry more than one plane, you know how easy it is to gather up dings and dents and other forms of road rash from taking your wings and planes in and out of your car or trailer. Wing Tote has been producing top quality bags and totes specially [...]

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