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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Meet the Shadow UAV at RCX!

May 29, 2013 No Comments

This weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, you can get up close and personal with a Shadow UAV at the U.S. National Guard booth! The RQ-7 Shadow UAV is used by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Australian Army and Swedish Army for reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition and battle damage assessment. Launched from a [...]

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WW II pilot sees footage of his Spitfire crash-landing!

May 29, 2013 26 Comments

Imagine you flew a Supermarine Spitfire out of an Allied base during WW II.  Now imagine you did a belly landing in one of those famous fighters and a flight surgeon from base captured the event on film. After the war, you and Doc visit, but lose touch decades later. You still remember the film, [...]

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Parrot AR.Drone stars in “Built for the Elements”

May 29, 2013 No Comments

The Parrot AR.Drone was one of the first “toy” quadcopters available, and with its “fly by iPhone” capability it brought the fun and excitement of “RC” to everyone. Now the latest version, 2.0, has starred in an action movie, “Built for the Elements.” I enjoyed the behind-the scenes film even more than the main attraction, [...]

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Apprentice S 15e RTF

May 24, 2013 No Comments

The new E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF airplane looks like just the thing for beginner pilots getting into RC. With it’s new SAFE technology, it enables trouble free first flights. No more fear of losing control or crashing your  brand new RC trainer.  The groundbreaking SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology helps first time pilots relax. Its multi-axis sensors [...]

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