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Online review: 3DHobbyShop AJ Slick

Online review: 3DHobbyShop AJ Slick

This built-up electric aerobat is a great all-around flyer, and reviewer Alex Schauer writes, “What I really like about the Slick is that I can perform smooth, agile and graceful aerobatics on low rates and very high speeds. Then I can flick it up into high rates and it flips, twists, rolls and rotates every […]
Cross-Country Soaring Diary & Video

Cross-Country Soaring Diary & Video

Forget everything you’ve seen and heard about RC soaring … this team sport is the antithesis of sitting in a lawn chair catching thermals! In the February 2013 issue, Aric Wilmunder gets us up close and personal with Extreme Soaring and his team, the Dust Devils. Check out the video below, detailing the Montague cross-country […]
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Spektrum DX18QQ: First look at a UNIQUE radio!

Spektrum DX18QQ: First look at a UNIQUE radio!

We got an exclusive first look at the new Spektrum DX18QQ “Quique Somenzini Special Edition” radio, and we have to say that this is definitely the next system you will want to own. A limited edition item, it takes over the top spot in the Spektrum lineup and it has a number of key features that every pilot will […]
RC Dragonfly Spycraft [VIDEO]

RC Dragonfly Spycraft [VIDEO]

This micro UAV can fly and hover using its four-wing design. The brainchild of engineers at Georgia Tech, the TechJect Dragonfly is 6 inches long, weighs around 25 g (0.88 oz) and is powered by a 250mAh lithium polymer battery that provides hover times of 8-10 minutes and a hybrid (hover/flight) time of 25 to […]
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Veteran’s Day: Thank You

Veteran’s Day: Thank You

Our sincere thanks to all military veterans, whether they’re active duty, retired, reservists, National Guard, National Air Guard and more. You are the backbone of these United States, and we appreciate all that you have sacrificed for God and country. Happy Veterans Day.  
The Radio Control Show [Episode 184]

The Radio Control Show [Episode 184]

It’s time for another episode of The Radio Control Show! This week we look at laser printing technology, scale turbine powered helis with bambi buckets, hard mounts vs soft mounts, and much more. See the full episode in the player below:
F-20 Tigershark Makeover

F-20 Tigershark Makeover

This makeover article comes to us from Rick Mitchell (white-wing F-20) and Mike Oser (red-wing F-20). In the real world, there are propeller driven aircraft as well as those powered by jet engines. Both also exist with radio control models, but the cost difference between the two can be substantial. As a result, RC has […]
The Radio Control Show [Episode 183]

The Radio Control Show [Episode 183]

In show 183, you’ll learn how to install your 2.4GHz receivers for maximum performance and get a sneak peek at a mystery video from Horizon Hobby. Don’t miss it!
Full-size heli saves RC plane

Full-size heli saves RC plane

Not only is this video fun to watch, it will make you feel good about humanity as well. In it, a pilot in a full-size helicopter saves an Hangar 9 P-51. Thanks to Failz4fun for posting it and to contributor Rich Uravitch for bringing it to our attention. (Note: this video contains language inappropriate for children.)
Traxxas takes off!

Traxxas takes off!

The popular RC car manufacturer is now taking flight with two new machines! The QR-1 (Quad Rotor) and DR-1 (Dual Rotor) helicopters are equipped with gyro stabilization, 4-channel, 2.4GHz control and LiPo power with an included charger. The DR-1’s coaxial rotor design delivers super-stable hovering and easy control, while the ultra-responsive QR-1 is capable of […]
Pilot test: “Bambi Bucket” Competition

Pilot test: “Bambi Bucket” Competition

At the Helicopter Scale Masters in Sacramento earlier this month, competitors tested their piloting skills by manevuering their scale helis over a pool and picking up water with an underslung bucket. As YouTube poster Flynlyons notes, “Trying to hover a RC helicopter in one spot for more than a few seconds is rather difficult to […]
Office hijinks with the iStrike Shuttle

Office hijinks with the iStrike Shuttle

Deadlines can take a toll on even the most dedicated editor, which is why taking short breaks throughout the day is important to managing stress. What better way to relieve work tension than by dropping ping-pong balls on my unsuspecting coworkers? This iOS-controlled flyer is just the ticket, with a 30-foot range and flight times of […]
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