DOWNWIND: 4K Video: Watch Jacob Holländer in his MODEL 12-S “VIKING” SE-XZA Biplane

Jacob and the Viking - The man and his machine in 4K

Here is a STUNNING 4K video of a great pilot, Jacob Holländer, flying his Model 12 Viking biplane. This is the airplane upon which E-Flites new 280 sized replica is based. If this video will not have you queuing up for this exciting new AS3X equipped release, you are just not “into” flying RC models! Don’t forget to view it ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: E-flite Viking Model 12 280 BNF Basic


The E-fliteAS3X equipped  Viking Model 12 280 model captures all of the stunningly bright colors of the trim scheme used on the full scale model,officially licensed by Jim Kimball Enterprises, Scandinavian Airshow and Aircraft Studio Design. This 280 sized model is constructed out of lightweight, molded foam. The 1800Kv brushless outrunner motor mates to a 10-amp speed controller. Add a ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Tactic TTX410 Four Channel SLT Compatible Radio System

Tactic TTX410-1

Whether a pilot is just starting out or upgrading, the Tactic TTX410 has a lot to offer and at a very reasonable price. This radio system gives a pilot the dependability of 2.4GHz technology, with the added security of Secure Link Technology.  SLT is the the same protocol used in the receivers of all transmitter ready (Tx-R) aircraft. With the ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Tactic TTX610 Six Channel 2.4GHz SLT Transmitter/Receiver

Tactic TTX610 SLT Radio

Tactic introduces a reliable new six channel radio system that is perfect for large and small planes alike: the Tactic TTX610 six channel 2.4GHz SLT compatible radio. Six channels of control mean that flaps, retracts and other auxiliary functions can be controlled. SLT compatibility makes this system perfect for Tx-R models. A full feature set makes this radio system a ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Proto X FPV HD Micro Quadcopter

Proto X FPV_quad

One of the smallest quad-copters available in the industry is now ready to take you along for a ride! The new Proto-X FPV puts you in the pilot’s seat with it’s on-board HD camera. A pilot can not only save in-flight video to the included memory card, but crystal clear HD video is streamed wirelessly to a 4.5 inch display ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Star Power Connectors – The Power Plug with the Compatibility Plus!

Star Plug

There is a new option available for hobbyists when it comes to making dependable and efficient electrical connections: the Star Plug. Several notable features are engineered into this new series of connectors. A two piece plug eliminates the need to use heat shrink, which translates into quicker and neater installations. Simply slide the rear cap in place on the wires ... Read More »

HOW TO: Building for Beginners – Part 1

Building for Beginners - Part 1

For those new to the RC airplanes, all I can say is that “You’ve got it easy!” At no other time in the history of radio control aircraft has “the fruit” hung so low. The ARF and ready-to-fly market is enormous with offerings that range from micro-size indoor planes to giant-scale monsters. Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Blade Pico QX RTF with SAFE Technology


Just when we thought quadcopters could not get any smaller, Blade breaks out their shrink ray afresh and comes up with another exciting new nano-sized quad! The Blade Pico QX quadcopter is the smallest rotary winged product released by Blade to date. Equipped with SAFE™ (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, pilots of all skill levels will immediately be comfortable flying ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Castle Creations Celebrates the Kansas City Royals Getting to the World Series for the First Time in 29 Years with FREE SHIPPING!


It’s been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals played in Major League Baseball’s World Series. To celebrate this exciting achievement, Olathe, Kansas based Castle Creations is offering their customers free shipping on all online orders of $29.00 or more. To take advantage of the offer, simply enter the code “CASTLE29KC ” at checkout. Whether you fly fixed wing models, ... Read More »