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HOBBICO NEXSTAR MINI EP RTF

  HOBBICO NEXSTAR MINI EP RTF Available in 2.4GHz and RX-R VERSIONS   Club-level trainer sized for park flying!   The Hobbico NexStar Mini EP RTF 2.4GHz and the Rx-R versions will soon be the trainer of choice at many model airfields around the world, as the classic NexStar is currently, because of the same […]

A Finer Edge Mfg Starter Mount for Makita® Battery (Hobbico, Sullivan, K&S)

Look for a review of this in an upcoming issue of Model Airplane News! The 18 volt Lithium Makita Battery is ideally suited for this application offering high torque and speed for quick and easy starts in a light weight package. The battery slides onto and locks in place with the adapter as it would […]

HOBBICO CS110 and CS115 MICRO DIGITAL SERVOS

        Digital precision – micro size – low price!   Hobbico now offers digital servos with micro dimensions (1.2 x 0.5 x 1.1″) and light weight (0.6 oz)!  Digital servos offer much better precision and resolution than analog servos, with better holding power as well.  The Micro Digital Servos include a ball […]
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RC Landing Gear Repair

RC Landing Gear Repair

Damaged landing gear caused by landing off-field is probably the single most common repair needed during an RC model’s lifespan. While flying a 30cc Ultimate biplane from Aeroworks, an engine out on the downwind gave us a bad case of landing gear down.    Test Pilot and MAN contributor Aaron Ham was doing an inverted pass […]
Tips for a Great Fabric Finish  — Using Scale Stits to cover your Airplane

Tips for a Great Fabric Finish — Using Scale Stits to cover your Airplane

There’s an old saying in the hobby that goes: “Once you’re finished “building” your scale RC airplane, you’re only half done!” That’s because all our efforts of gluing and bolting parts together leads up to one final goal—producing a smooth and even surface to apply the covering to. With any fabric covering job, the end results are […]
Joe Ambrose, Horizon Hobby CEO

Joe Ambrose, Horizon Hobby CEO

Joe Ambrose, the CEO of Horizon Hobby and a special friend to Air Age Media, passed away on January 4th.  We and many others will miss him deeply. Joe joined Horizon Hobby in 2005 and through his leadership and vision, was able to guide the company and its team to new heights of success, culminating with […]
New for Premium Members — Demystifying Soldering

New for Premium Members — Demystifying Soldering

For expert advice on soldering, don’t miss John Kauk’s article, Demystifying How to Solder Connectors” on our Premium Member site. John writes, “Setting up a new electric-powered model, and sometimes maintaining an older one, often requires installing new motor or battery connectors. Previously I discussed some of the different types of connectors available, so this […]
Indoor RC Antonov AN-225

Indoor RC Antonov AN-225

When it comes to indoor RC, the last thing you would expect is the giant Antonov AN-255 cargo plane. Well, this impressive AN-225 model, is a very scale “micro” version that easily flies in indoor venues! Made of Depron, the model is powered by six Hobbico micro ducted-fan units with two, 2S 1000mAh batteries. Built and […]
RC Airplanes -Scale Wingtip Skids — The Triplane gets some Axe Handles

RC Airplanes -Scale Wingtip Skids — The Triplane gets some Axe Handles

Over the course of several months, I have detailed the building process of my Balsa USA 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane. A great detail point for the Cole Palen Triplane is that the lower wingtip skids are made from ordinary axe handles. Even thought I have flown the Balsa USA triplane most of its first flying season, I […]
RealFlight 8 Launching On Steam

RealFlight 8 Launching On Steam

From RealFlight: Following up on their move to market a digital-only version of the popular RealFlight software, Hobbico today announced that this VR-capable RC Flight Simulator will be made available on Steam—the world’s largest online gaming platform. RealFlight 8 delivers an incredibly lifelike flight simulation, complete with realistic wind physics, crash damage, and a host […]
RealFlight 8 Rebate: Now Through December 31st

RealFlight 8 Rebate: Now Through December 31st

From Futaba: Now through December 31st, Hobbico is rewarding RealFlight fans with an exclusive offer. If you’ve purchased a copy of RF7, 7.5, RF Drone, or RFX in the past, you can get a $20 Merchandise Certificate with your qualified purchase of RF8! Use this link to download the rebate form: http://downloads.hobbico.com/rebates/3158586-rf8-rebate-form.pdf Visit FutabaRC.com See […]
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