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Futaba SBS-01RB Brushless Motor RPM Sensor

Futaba SBS-01RB Brushless Motor RPM Sensor

From Futaba: Ideal for brushless-equipped planes, helis, gliders and cars, the SBS-01RB Brushless Motor RPM Sensor lets you view rpm data right from your transmitter! It’s plug-and-play and easy to install – just solder two wires and you’re set. No other devices are needed. The SBS-01RB is compatible with any telemetry-equipped Futaba transmitter and receiver, […]
Futaba GYA460 6-Axis S.Bus Air Gyro

Futaba GYA460 6-Axis S.Bus Air Gyro

From Futaba: Whether you’re a mild or wild pilot, you’ll find lots of reasons to like the GYA460. Beginner mode – one of three selectable flight modes – gives new pilots the stability and confidence needed to master most maneuvers. The GYA460’s easy set-up and S.Bus compatibility are just icing on the cake! Features: 3-axis […]
Futaba 18SZA 2.4GHz R7008SB Radio System

Futaba 18SZA 2.4GHz R7008SB Radio System

An incredibly sophisticated 18-channel marvel, the 18SZ is perfect for pro pilots and weekend wingers alike. It offers all the functions, features, and flight conditions of top-of-the-line systems at roughly a third of the price*. Leading off its list of features is fulltelemetry function. The 18SZ is set up to receive temperature, RPM, altitude, GPS, […]
Futaba 6K 6-Channel Computer Radio System

Futaba 6K 6-Channel Computer Radio System

Modelers would be hard pressed to find another 6-channel radio system with as many functions as the 6K at a comparable price. Telemetry sensors keep pilots up-to-date on critical flight data such as temperature, RPM, altitude, voltage levels and more. S.Bus servos can be programmed through the transmitter, and controls are positioned to be within […]
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Futaba R7018SB 2.4GHz FASSTest Dual Battery Receiver

Futaba R7018SB 2.4GHz FASSTest Dual Battery Receiver

Because it can be connected to large capacity batteries, the R7018SB can keep aircraft flying safely if one battery’s voltage levels drop. The R7018SB is a fully dedicated 18-channel receiver with FASST and FASSTest protocols and SBus, SBus2 and High Voltage features. It includes both standard and SBus output ports, plus an extra voltage port […]
Road to Top Gun — Marco Benincasa, Hawk 100

Road to Top Gun — Marco Benincasa, Hawk 100

We’ve just heard from our good friend and editor of the Italian RC Model magazine Modellistica and he let us know that for this year’s Top Gun, he will be flying a new model, the Hawk 100 from a Skymaster kit. He no longer has his impressive F100 (he sold it) so he sent us some pics of his […]
Road to Top Gun — Pre-Event Stats

Road to Top Gun — Pre-Event Stats

Pulling together an event as big and as nuanced as Top Gun, a lot of planning comes into play. Also, there’s a lot of paperwork involved, and one of the important sheets of paper is the Pilot Registration/Bio form. Frank Tiano the mastermind of, and creator of the Top Gun Scale Invitational, just tabulated some interesting numbers […]
Road to Top Gun — Mike Barbee — Grumman FM-2 Wildcat — Update

Road to Top Gun — Mike Barbee — Grumman FM-2 Wildcat — Update

No stranger to scale competition or the Top Gun Scale Invitational, Mike Barbee has been very busy in his workshop in progress putting together his newest Top Gun competition machine, the Grumman FM-2 Wildcat. The stubby warbird is 30% scale, has a wingspan is 142 inches and a length of 94 inches. The landing gear is scale in function, is electric and […]
Futaba’s S.Bus System: Organize Your Model – Video

Futaba’s S.Bus System: Organize Your Model – Video

In this video, the first of a series, renowned pilot Frank Noll discusses some of the exciting ways S.Bus and S.Bus2 components can help you streamline your Futaba set-up with state-of-the-art science. Topics included in this first video include: eliminating clutter, how SBD-1 decoder cables let you use existing servos, unlimited receiver channels, easy battery […]
Esprit Model Emcotec DPSI 2018

Esprit Model Emcotec DPSI 2018

The innovative Futaba S. Bus system lets you unleash your flight system’s full potential and cut down on cable clutter at the same time. Emcotec DPSI 2018 uses digital serial data communication technology to transmit control signals between your receiver and standard or S. Bus/Sbus2 servos. A single S. Bus cable can carry signals to […]
Road to Top Gun — Marco Benincasa — North American F-100 Super Sabre

Road to Top Gun — Marco Benincasa — North American F-100 Super Sabre

We just heard from our Top Gun buddy Marco Benincasa who told us he will be flying in the  ProAm Pro Jet class at Top Gun 2015 with his beautiful North American F-100. Marco built the F-100 from a Feibao kit and is using the new Evojet 220 turbine engine for power. The Super Sabre […]
Road to Top Gun — Richard Feroldi — Ansaldo SVA-5

Road to Top Gun — Richard Feroldi — Ansaldo SVA-5

Our good friend and regular Top Gun and Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome attendee, Rich Feroldi is again heading to the Tog Gun event with his beautiful WW1 Italian 1/3-scale Ansaldo SVA-5. With a wingspan of 119 inches and a length of 106 inches, the 50 pound scratch built model is powered with a Quadra 100cc gas […]
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