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Smart Radio Programming

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This is a back to basics walk through radio setup for primary flight controls. The P-51 has ten servos installed in total. The receiver that comes with the DX18 is a nine channel receiver which was installed in the plane. With that being said one “Y” harness will be required for the radio installation because of the lack of receiver channels.

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Low Hassle Fiber-Glassing With Eze-Kote

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For decades experienced RC model air-plane builders, especially scale builders, have relied on fiberglass as a tough, easy-to-apply balsa covering material that resists dings and scratches and will accept most paints. Fiberglass cloth for model airplanes comes in many weights from a half ounce to three or more ounces per square yard.

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Florida Jets 2016

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WITH OVER 170 PILOTS YOUR GUARANTEED A WORLD CLASS EVENT!   Florida Jets, which takes place at Paradise Field on the south side of the Lakeland Linder Airport in Lakeland, Florida, is what most jet pilots consider to be the …

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Southeastern Electric Flight Festival 2016

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The Southern States Spring Fling! For fifteen years pilots have made their way to Hodges Field outside Americus Georgia for the Southeastern Electric Flight Festival. It’s a week-long event filled with all types of electric flying machines. With flight lines …

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Futaba GY440 Series Gyros & SBS-01C Current Sensor

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The latest shining examples of  advanced Futaba technology Boost your R/C enjoyment with these quality electronic accessories from Futaba! Ultra-lightweight and incredibly compact, GY440 Series gyros offer superior setup ease, combined with the features you demand. All are designed to …

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Hacker-Model® Foam Construction Premium Performance

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Go extreme indoors or out! Get your hands on one of five supreme new Hacker-Models. Low weight, high strength EPP foam construction makes every Hacker-Model supremely durable and maneuverable. Precision F3P pattern flying demands the exacting maneuverability of the Shake …

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Flyzone Rapide™ Brushless Glider Rx-R

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The glider for easy cruising or cutting loose! The Rapide Rx-R is ideal for the intermediate pilot who’s mastered the basics and ready for new excitement. Gentle and predictable handling makes it ideal for a relaxing day of everyday soaring, …

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Fixed Wing FPV Buyer’s Guide

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Love them or hate them, drones are everywhere these days and while they may have drawn a bit more attention and scrutiny to the RC airplane pilots, they have also brought us FPV. First Person View flight from a 250 quad racer is exhilarating to say the least

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RDX1 – AC/DC Battery Charger/Discharger

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Introducing the powerful and portable RDX1, the latest addition to Hitec’s charger line. The RDX1 is an AC/DC ultra-performance microprocessor-controlled battery charger/discharger with management features suitable for all popular chemistries. Its sleek tower design allows easy front-loading plug-in convenience of balancing …

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Crossover Tips & Tricks

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At the risk of sounding too cliché, getting older really does make you wiser. Honestly, it’s a matter of experience. Over the years I have made so many mistakes and wasted so much time and money that I was finally forced to find solutions to my modeling concerns. Now, while much of what follows is what I personally discovered

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Ultimate Bipe GP/EP ARF

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A superior sport aerobat! Designed for everyday aerobatics, the 45.5” span Ultimate Bipe is an impressive show-stopper! Whether you equip it with glow or electric power, you can expect solid tracking and excellent performance from this outstanding ARF airplane. Visit …

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Esprit Tech Jeti DC-24 Radio System

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The time has come. Esprit Tech has reached final steps in the FCC process and the DC-24’s have shipped from Jeti Model! We have waited just as patiently as you, and are very excited to see these coming in. This revolutionary, …

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Scaling Out The Atomik RC/Sonic Modell B-17 Pt. 1

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Recently I devoted several weeks of workshop time to determine just how far I could go with fiberglass-and- paint resurfacing and refinishing of a typical large foam/ARF electric powered RC scale warbird…in this case the 61” wingspan J-Power P-51-D available from Atomik RC.

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SkySmoke: New Smoke Fluid From Sullivan Products & SuperDri

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Sullivan Products is proud to announce a joint partnership with SuperDri, the leader in full scale smoke oil. Sullivan Products will be marketing full scale smoke fluid to the RC market, S760-SkySmoke will be blended and bottled by SuperDri and …

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Cut A Perfect Cowl

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Everyone knows that the “A” in ARF stands for “Almost”. For some kits, that can be a pretty big “A”! While the majority of ARF’s have most of the major components built, there are significant variations in the amount of time and skill required to finish them well. There is also the issue of instruction manuals being, shall we say, “loosely” translated Chinese building instructions.

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