The Magellan 3.4 ALES was developed forALES (altitude limited electric soaring) or F5J electric thermal duration categories. It is now Icare’s largest version of the popular series of Magellan electric gliders. In development for over a year, this competitive airframe is very light, possesses great handling and excellent wind penetration, and is made available at a very affordable price. The ... Read More »
INDUSTRY NEWS: Sig Returns to Tower Hobbies!
SIG Manufacturing has been making solid, reliable, and fun airplane models since 1951. Tower Hobbies is proud to announce that they will once again be selling these exceptional models! Click over to Tower Hobbies NOW to browse the wide variety of high quality pre-built and pre-covered Sig ARF models available. All SIG ARFs include a full hardware package, instructions, and ... Read More »
NEW RELEASE: Sig Manufacturing Announces the Release of Three New Seagull Models: Funky Cub, Radial Rocket and AD-1 Skyraider
Seagull Models have earned a reputation for being well engineered, wood composition ARF models that possess an excellent price to performance ration. And Sig Manufacturing is now the chief distributor for Seagull Models in the US and Canada. Every pilot needs a model in the hangar that is their go-to airplane when they just want to have fun. With flaps, ... Read More »
PowerModel 2T-S is a unique, full synthetic, 2 stroke oil specially designed to provide high temperature protection required for extreme conditions of sustained high power/rpm in restricted airflow conditions such as is commonly in model aircraft, cars & boats. PowerModel 2T-S offers the following benefits: Easy and accurate mixing. Stable mixes over time. Safer running at high temperature. Maximum resistance ... Read More »
Whether your hobby interests are rooted in ground pounding surface vehicles or high flying aerial planes, helis and multirotors, Hitec’s partnership with AEE has resulted in a pair of new action cameras. The MD10 and S60 are the perfect way to capture all of your hobby action. First up is the MD10. This camera can record in 1080p30 and also features ... Read More »
INDUSTRY NEWS: MaxAmps Celebrates their Tenth Anniversary!
2015 marks the tenth year that MaxAmps has been in business making lithium polymer batteries for unmanned aerial vehicles, RC surface vehicles and almost every other segment of the RC market. According to Austin Else, owner and founder of MaxAmps, “Within the last few years, we have become the industry leader in the emerging Unmanned Aerial Vehicle market by offering ... Read More »
This new series of retractable Electric Ducted Fan power systems is designed to work with 1/4 to 1/2 scale sailplanes and is available from Esprit Model in three different sizes: 90mm, 120mm and 130mm. These German engineered EDF power systems feature a carbon fiber folding mechanism, powered by servos, that locks in place when extended. The 90mm version can be ... Read More »
NEW RELEASE: ProTek R/C 2S-6S 4-Battery Parallel Charger Board
ProTek’s all-new 2S-4S 4-Battery Parallel Charger Board will enable pilots to charge up to four batteries simultaneously, while balancing the individual cells of each pack. The Parallel Charger Board is encased in an impact-resistant custom-molded plastic shell and is compatible with LiPo, Li-Ion and LiFe batteries. The DC input and battery port are protected with replaceable fuses, and each cell ... Read More »
INDUSTRY NEWS: Video: Overview of the Variety of Tactic 2.4GHz Radios
The Tactic brand is already known for its focus on affordability and value, but even veteran modelers are surprised by the wide selection it offers, as well. Tactic offers a full line of interference-free 2.4GHz radios, which starts with the modern TTX300 3-channel surface system and goes on to include the TTX410 and TTX610 flight radios, as well as the ... Read More »