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Spektrum RC – New AS3X Receivers and an Exciting, New Programming Application!

The Spektrum Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis system (AS3X) is a revolutionary receiver technology that has found its way into models large and small since its initial release. The Spektrum AR635 receiver six channel made it possible to add …

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No More Glue Drips

Whenever you are using epoxy for assembling large sections of a model, like joining the horizontal tail to the fuselage, put some low tack masking tape on each side of the joint. Wipe up the epoxy that squeezes out with denatured alcohol. If …

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Redwing RC 30cc Extra 330 SC

RedwingRC Extra 330 SC Blue

With a wingspan of 76 inches and a weight of 11-12 pounds, the newly released Redwing RC 30cc Extra 330 SC is a lightly loaded, high performance aerobatic airplane that is capable of performing extreme 3D and precision …

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Alien Aircraft Blinker

Every now and then you have the opportunity to play with something different like the Alien Aircraft Blinker. Not that flying wings, per se, are that uncommon, but a flying wing with a gondola under it?

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Pilot RC 40% Sbach 342

Pilot RC 40% Sbach 342

Modern 40% 3D Aerobatic Machine I have been fortunate enough to attend the Joe Nall fly-in the last few years and every time I can’t help, but marvel at how the forty percent aircraft defy the laws of …

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SKS Video Productions – SEFF 2014

Mac Hodges’ Airfield in Americus, Georgia is the home of one of the the premier outdoor electric events in the country. If you were unable to make the trip this year and would still like to take in …

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ElectriFly Lithium Volt Meter – For 2S to 6S Lithium Chemistry Batteries

ElectriFly_LVM

It is an established fact that keeping the individual cells of a Lithium chemistry battery at or near the same voltage achieves optimum battery performance and longevity. Keeping the individual cells balanced while charging also results in a …

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HobbyKing Ryan STA EPO

HobbyKing Ryan STA EPO

A Sport-Scale Ryan for the Park The original Ryan STA monoplanes were developed in the 1930’s. The “ST” designation was an abbreviation for Sport Trainer. The addition of the letter “A” to the model name “ST” indicated that …

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Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 Racer Sport ARF

Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 Racer Sport ARF

A Dual Purpose Model of the Famous F1 Reno Racer! Yes the line is corny but “the need for speed” has always been a part of model aviation. There have been countless control line and radio control events …

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Video: Great Planes P-6E Hawk ARF

In anticipation of the imminent release of this new model for 2014, Great Planes has just posted a video of their beautiful looking Curtiss P-6E ARF. The only original P-6E Hawk still in existence is on display at …

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E-flite Ultra Micro F4U Corsair BNF with AS3X®

This exciting UMX™ series replica of the F4U Corsair features advanced AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of forces like P-factor, turbulence and torque. Instead of an ultra …

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Lightweight Switches

I have used dress snaps as lightweight switches for many years. By soldering a wire to the rim of each half, you only have to press the two parts together to get a problem-free connection. You can attach one side to the …

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ParkZone Sukhoi SU-29MM BNF Basic

ParkZone Sukhoi-29mm

Designed by champion pilot and world-class aircraft designer, Mike McConville, the new ParkZone Sukhoi SU-29MM features Z-foam construction (carbon fiber reinforced foam composition), a SpektrumAR636 receiver with advanced SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, E-flite 13g digital micro …

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