Editors’ Choice Awards

Jun 02, 2013 No Comments

We are fortunate to be able to test-fly dozens of amazing planes, helicopters and gear throughout the year. The products we recognize here have all been reviewed in the last year and exceeded our expectations for quality and performance. They also have that “wow” factor that sets them apart from the rest. At the RCX [...]

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Align RC Trex 700E Super Combo

Jun 01, 2013 No Comments

Align RC’s Jeff Fassbinder and the new Trex 700E Pro HV Super Combo–that’s an extreme high-voltage machine! It’s powered by the new Align Dominator 4950KV motor and has new Align 3G carbon-fiber rotor blades. This machine is designed for serious aerobatic pilots and has power to spare.  

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Diamond Hobby: New company, new planes!

Jun 01, 2013 No Comments

RCX is the very first show for a brand new company, Diamond Hobby, that will be distributing FMS  planes in the U.S. These plug-and-fly scale foamies come with motor, battery and radio gear installed and have amazing detail, including retracts, scale exhaust ports on the cowl, flaps, lights, pilot figures and more. One of my [...]

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RCX: 30-second setup!

Jun 01, 2013 No Comments

A lot of time and energy goes into setting up a huge show like RCX, but this time-lapse video makes it look easy! Check it out and be sure to stay tuned for updates throughout the weekend!

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Only 1 Day to Go! RCX — 10 Reasons to Attend!

May 31, 2013 No Comments

If you have to ask why should I attend the RCX Radio Control Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend (June 1 -2) then here are 10 reasons to go! Besides seeing all the great new RC Airplanes and Gear… 1. Make your own Balsa Airplane and fly it. 2. Try out the [...]

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Precision Scale Stinson SR-5E with free 3-view drawings

May 31, 2013 19 Comments

When it comes to scale subjects, nothing is so appealing as a classic subject from the Golden Age of Aviation. Ron Peterka has an amazing Subject that will soon be featured as a Construction article in Model Airplane News, his amazing Stinson SR-5E. This 1:5 scale model of Stinson “Reliant N-14187 is, in a way, [...]

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Hinging Secrets – The Radio Control Show [Episode 213]

May 31, 2013 No Comments

Hinging Secrets In this week’s Radio Control Show, Gerry Yarrish shows how to install hinge-point hinges in a giant-scale airplane, and we get a look at in-flight footage of the Flyzone Corsair F4U, reviewed in the September issue of Electric Flight.

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Future Of Agriculture [Video]

May 30, 2013 1 Comment

Welcome to the future of agriculture! As this video demonstrates, an RC heli can spray fields more effectively and quickly than a traditional tractor-based sprayer. Farmers hope the new technologies will make farming more cost-effective and better for society and the environment. Check out the video and join the discussion on Facebook. CLICK HERE.

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