NEW RELEASE: Revolectrix GT500 500 Watt Multi-Chemistry 8S Battery Charger

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Revolectrix has released the GT500, the first in a new series of eminently affordable battery chargers that take a fresh approach to creating an easy to navigate user interface. Capable of charging 1S to 8S LiPo or LiHV batteries equipped with a JST XH balance connector, the GT500 boasts a large, backlit dot-matrix LCD screen. A navigation wheel makes for ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Futaba 18SZ Eighteen Channel FASSTest 2.4GHz Transmitter

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The new Futaba 18SZ includes an amazing array of features that are sure to please all airplane, helicopter and multirotor pilots. Eighteen plus two channels allow even the most complex of models to be controlled. A large, color LED touchscreen and display simplifies data entry and programming tasks. Additional features include flight conditions, S.Bus servo programming capabilities and several selectable ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Sig Announces the Seagull Models T-34 Mentor ARF

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The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor had a long and productive service life, seeing service in the U.S.A.F., U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and in many foreign countries. It was designed in 1948 as a replacement for the AT-6/SNJ airplanes, used by the U.S. military to train pilots during WWII. Six decades after the initial design, many specimens are still used in military ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Sig Announces the Release of the Seagull Models Van’s RV-8 “Diamond Di”


Sig Manufacturing, the exclusive distributor of Seagull Models in the USA and Canada, recently announced the release of a new model from Seagull Models, the Van’s RV-8 “Diamond Di”. This 20cc sized ARF kit is built using conventional balsa and plywood construction techniques. A well engineered laser-cut design results in a lightweight model. Covered in UltraCote covering, this kit includes ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Multiplex Rockstar Aerobatic Biplane


Hitec invites aerobatic loving pilots to party with one of their new offerings for 2015, the Rockstar.  This sleek yet flashy biplane from Multiplex is the ultimate in aerial excitement and entertainment. Constructed out of resilient Elapor® foam and carbon fiber, the Rockstar uses Multiplex’s exclusive M-frame technology. This endows the Rockstar with a rigid and robust airframe, making it ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Sig Announces Release of Seagull Models Steen Skybolt


Designed by an R/C modeler named LaMar Steen in 1970, the full-scale Skybolt became the most successful a two-place homebuilt fully aerobatic biplane in the world. Over 450 Skybolts have been built and flown in the US, and another 200 or so in 29 other countries. It is larger and easier to handle than smaller biplanes, yet is capable of ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Esprit Model Jeti High Voltage Regulator Inline

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The new Jeti High Voltage Inline regulator is the only high voltage switching BEC designed to regulate the voltage from a pilot’s  9.5-59V (3S-16S) power source and provide stabilized output voltage of 5.5V up to 150mA. Works with any on-board electric device (lights, pumps, retracts) in need of stable regulated power supply. A dedicated High Voltage Regulator allows pilot’s  to ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Tell Hobbico Why YOU Fly and Win Your Choice of Four Top Flite Warbirds


Hobbico wants to know why YOU fly. But they want pilots to do their talking in the form of a photograph. The old adage says that a picture is worth a thousand words. Now, it can be worth a Top Flite Giant Scale ARF! Take a picture that shows the world “Why I Fly,” upload it by May 30, 2015, ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: UASUSA Announces the Tempest

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Civil use drones are everywhere, and the gap between the RC world and the drone industry is quickly disappearing. UASUSA manufactures, pilots and programs electric, fully autonomous planes that come from sailplane technology. These drones provide everyday benefits to communities all around the world. UASUSA’s planes have helped dropped vaccines in Africa, searched for rhino poachers, studied the inner workings ... Read More »