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11 Ways to Crash Your RC Plane!

11 Ways to Crash Your RC Plane!

One of our favorite YouTubers Tim McKay is at it again with fun, tongue-in-cheek video on how to to crash your plane. If you want to guarantee a ground collision, Tim recommends skipping the pre-flight checklist, don’t worry about the weather, and never check your batteries. Plus several other “tips.” But as usual, there’s some […]
Mega-Scale 1/2.5 BAE Hawk

Mega-Scale 1/2.5 BAE Hawk

Coming in with a 12.5-foot wingspan and weighing 181 pounds, this mega-scale BAE Hawk is a stunner! It’s powered by a Jetcat P550 Pro turbine and the pilot is using a Jeti DC24 Carbon radio. Check out the video and see the amazing attention to detail – bravo!

Nice Save! Giant Scale OV-10

Nice Save! Giant Scale OV-10

This beautifully scaled-out, 100-inch-span electric Bronco weighs in at 32 pounds. Watch as the builder/pilot saves it from a squirrely landing; with minor repairs it will fly again!
Incredible Drone Footage Atop Mt. Everest

Incredible Drone Footage Atop Mt. Everest

Climbers took a DJI Mavic 3 to the top of the world’s highest point and captured some amazing video. The video begins with the team’s ascent but quickly shifts to the drone footage. Pretty cool for a drone you can pick up at a local Best Buy!

RC WW II Bombers Join Forces

RC WW II Bombers Join Forces

We absolutely love this warbird event! Check out this video of six master-built scale WW II bombers soaring together at The Yorkshire Air Museum in the U.K. Worth the watch!
16-Foot-Span B-36 Peacemaker

16-Foot-Span B-36 Peacemaker

This electric, 1/14-scale Convair B-36 Peacemaker was spotted at the RC Airlinermeeting in Oppingen, Germany last month. It’s a stunner, and we salute the pilot who successfully landed it in a strong crosswind.

Detailed Scale Kamov KA32A

Detailed Scale Kamov KA32A

You don’t see this every day! The Kamov KA is a military helicopter developed for the Soviet Navy and currently in service in various countries including Ukraine, South Korea, and India. It has coaxial rotors, thus removing the need for a tail rotor. Check out this highly detailed scale build weighing in at 84 pounds […]
1/4-scale Morane Saulnier 505

1/4-scale Morane Saulnier 505

Powered by a Moki 180cc radial engine, this kit-built beauty took to the sky at Buckminster Warbirds. Builder David Butt says he spent about 4 hours a day for 11 months on this project, and we say it was well worth it! Make sure your sound is on before you hit “play!”

Dollar Store Foam Glider Transformed!

Dollar Store Foam Glider Transformed!

Watch one of favorite DIY RC Youtubers, Tim McKay, tries to transform a Dollar Store foam glider into an RC flier. In this video Tim takes you through the build, lessons learned and the “Dollar Glider” test flight.
Can you fly RC in your backyard? Yes and no.

Can you fly RC in your backyard? Yes and no.

One of our favorite YouTubers explains controlled vs uncontrolled airspace, temporary flight restrictions, the B4UFly app, and everything else you need to know. Check out Tim McKay’s video before you take off in your backyard!
Continuing Education: RC Aerodynamics

Continuing Education: RC Aerodynamics

Watch as expert RC hobbyist Tim McKay takes you through the RC aerodynamics basics. While aerodynamics is one of the more complex aspects of the hobby, Tim has a knack for giving us practical advice and understandable explanations. Everything from airfoils, thrusts, wing dihedral, flutter, trim and more. Don’t skip this class!  
Safety First! Your Pre-Flight Checklist

Safety First! Your Pre-Flight Checklist

Another great instructional video from Dag, one of our favorite RC plane YouTubers. Here Dag goes through his top tips and advice before you take to the skies. Create your check list here!
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