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Durafly Sidewinder FPV Racing Wing 1100mm [VIDEO]

Durafly Sidewinder FPV Racing Wing 1100mm [VIDEO]

From HobbyKing: Exceed 100mph with the ultra-fast Sidewinder. Designed for fast FPV flight, the aircraft arrives fully-built with pre-installed electronics and navigational lights. Choose between multiple colored decals, including red, yellow, green and silver. Each of these colors has a matching tail light to help personalize your wing. The aircraft features separate compartments for the […]
HobbyKing Avios Grand Tundra 1700mm (67″) Sports Model (PNF) [VIDEO]

HobbyKing Avios Grand Tundra 1700mm (67″) Sports Model (PNF) [VIDEO]

From HobbyKing: Introducing the highly anticipated and eagerly awaited, Avios Grand Tundra. Don’t miss out! Secure your Grand Tundra Today The Durafly Tundra has a massive cult following within the RC community and rightfully so as It’s easily one of the best flying models on the market with an impressive flight envelope. The overwhelming success […]
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HobbyKing Super Kinetic Sport Glider 815mm (32″) PNF [VIDEO]

HobbyKing Super Kinetic Sport Glider 815mm (32″) PNF [VIDEO]

From HobbyKing: If you’re looking for a fast, fun, aerobatic sports model that can be flown just about anywhere, the H-King Super Kinetic is what you’re after! From high-speed aerobatics including pylon style “bank and yank” flying to off-power gliding, the H-King Super Kinetic handles it all with ease. It’s a truly versatile model that […]
Spray Paint RC Model Airplanes — Tips to Make it Easy

Spray Paint RC Model Airplanes — Tips to Make it Easy

Here’s a great workshop technique from editor Gerry Yarrish’s workshop. Over the years, the products may have changed but today, painting your model airplane with “rattle can” spray paint is a less expensive alternative than using an air compressor and an automotive touch-up gun rig. When you start building models that have formed plastic or fiberglass parts […]
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RC Airplane Scale Workshop Building Tips

RC Airplane Scale Workshop Building Tips

When it comes to building  airplanes, all scale modelers seem to have mastered the art of Imagineering. Where sport models are utilitarian and have basic Monokote finishes and switches are easily accessible and located, scale planes are all about looking realistic. Here are some basic workshop building and detailing tips as well as a few […]
Scale WW I Finishing Techniques — Applying Plywood Panels

Scale WW I Finishing Techniques — Applying Plywood Panels

When it comes to any model of a Sopwith Camel (and some WW I German aircraft), there are some plywood panels that give the aeroplane its characteristic look. It was always part of my over all finish scheme to include these side and top panels. Since they are added after the model has been covered […]
HobbyKing SkySword 1200mm EDF Jet [VIDEO]

HobbyKing SkySword 1200mm EDF Jet [VIDEO]

From HobbyKing: Cut through the sky with the impressive looking H-King Skysword. Featuring stunning looks and impressive performance, the Skysword comes in an ARF and PNP configuration with an array of quality components. All of the hard work has been done for you with pre-applied decals, servos, ESC and EDF pre-installed. In addition, the wings […]
RC Plane Workshop: Edge-Gluing Balsa Sheets

RC Plane Workshop: Edge-Gluing Balsa Sheets

At some point in your model-building career, you will be faced with a problem.  You will have an area of your model that requires a sheet of balsa wider than the material you have on hand.  If you are like me, this usually happens when you are starting to make significant progress and when the […]
Model Airplane Covering Tips: 3-color fuselage

Model Airplane Covering Tips: 3-color fuselage

The fuselage adds some complexity to our covering procedures because of the compound curves and the overall shape of the fuselage. Plus we have three different colors that have to be added on to different parts of the fuselage. The placement of the color seams will have to match up from one side of the […]
Choosing Servos for Helicopters — Analog vs. Digital

Choosing Servos for Helicopters — Analog vs. Digital

(Opener) Flybarless helis like this large Robinson R22 are rapidly taking over, but these impressive machines impose heavier demands on the servos. Let’s address a question that seems to cause a good deal of confusion (or at least misunderstanding) among helicopter fliers—whether digital servos are really better than analog, and whether they’re worth the added […]
Installing Strong Hinges   Improved Fun Fly Control Response

Installing Strong Hinges Improved Fun Fly Control Response

One thing I learned over the years is that the response of your airplane relies a lot on the hinges you install. Weak hinges allow your control surfaces to flex minimizing control crispness. This is especially true with high performance and fun fly airplanes. When it comes to installing hinges, I use Du-Bro Products’ pinned […]
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