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ProTek R/C Prodigy “TakeCharge” USB Charging Adaptor

ProTek R/C Prodigy “TakeCharge” USB Charging Adaptor

A very handy device to keep in your field box, the ProTek R/C Prodigy “Takecharge” USB charging adaptor allows you to power up or charge a variety of USB powered products using a 2S to 4S LiPo/LiFe/LiIon battery, regardless of whether or not you have access to AC power! The TakeCharge accepts 2S, 3S or 4S […]
Hungary’s 4th Multiplex Easy Wings Cup

Hungary’s 4th Multiplex Easy Wings Cup

After an idea came up late 2008 a small group of Multiplex funs came together in Hungary for a small contest. Rules were simple and clear: same planes (Easy Star, Easy Glider) were allowed to compete in two simple events: time gliding and gate race. The uniformity of the planes assured the contestants having the […]
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World’s Fastest UAV: 248mph!

World’s Fastest UAV: 248mph!

South Korea unveiled its latest unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that is the world’s fastest and also the world’s first remote-controlled aircraft capable of taking off and landing vertically. The aircraft has “tilt rotors,” meaning its rotary wings tilt, giving it a helicopter-like capability to vertically take off and land when its wings are facing upward, and […]
Big Planes from Alien Aircraft

Big Planes from Alien Aircraft

Known for their great flying and easy to build laser cut electric powered kits, Alien Aircraft has taken a new heading and is in the process of developing large 6 foot span glow powered aircraft. The newest on the horizon will be the .40 to .60 Taylorcraft. Build just like his smaller laser kits, the […]
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Coolest hand-launch EVER!

Coolest hand-launch EVER!

So you think gliders aren’t cool? This video will change your mind! Love that hand-launch technique & “inverted J-flip”!! This was posted by PGTS on Vimeo and sent to me by Dave Garwood. PGTS comments, “Enjoying Laurac and its great landscapes on this early morning, I tryed the new way of taking-off initiated by Steve Lange… […]
“Burrito Bomber” UAV delivers dinner!

“Burrito Bomber” UAV delivers dinner!

Hungry? This drone is ready to deliver dinner to your doorstep.  A team of designers at Darwin Aerospace recently built the “Burrito Bomber,” a UAV outfitted with a release mechanism and autopilot controls, so it can take food orders and air drop them at a person’s location within minutes. Here’s the scoop from Gizmag: Using […]
Flight Club: James May sets records with a balsa plane

Flight Club: James May sets records with a balsa plane

James May of “Top Gear” fame has a series of shows called Toy Stories, and the latest edition features an RC plane that breaks a UK distance record! Here’s what the BBC has to say about the show, which you can watch in the video below. “In this epic Toy Stories Christmas special, James gets […]
The Radio Control Show [Episode 190]

The Radio Control Show [Episode 190]

It’s time for another episode of The Radio Control Show! This time, Model Airplane News editor Gerry Yarrish shows us a tip on installing your fuel tank.
LEGO DRONE!

LEGO DRONE!

Ed Scott, along with his sons Nicholas and Christoper, get the credit for this unique flyer! Equipped with a Go Pro camera, FPV video transmitter and even a GPS system, this Lego quadcopter is definitely not in the “toy” category. Ed writes: My son kept asking me to attach lego things that they made to my GAUI 330x […]
Today in aviation history [VIDEO]

Today in aviation history [VIDEO]

On December 20th, 1943, in the skies above war-torn Europe, two men – an American B-17 bomber pilot (Charlie) and a veteran German fighter ace (Franz) – met in what became one of World War II’s most unusual encounters. The American’s bomber was severely damaged and his crewmen were wounded. The German’s fighter was poised […]
Meet Hexapod, the walking, flying robot

Meet Hexapod, the walking, flying robot

No surprise that this insanely cool creation comes from a company called “Mad Lab Industries!” A cross between a quadcopter and a hexapod, this awesome robot can walk, fly, pick up items and even show off some slick dance moves. Get the inside story from the Mad Lab guys below, and don’t miss the videos, […]
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