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Flyzone Select Scale A6M2 Zero RTF and Tx-R

FlyZone SS Zero matte

Flyzone has announced the eminent release of the latest in their Select Sale series of aircraft, the Japanese A6M2 Zero. Feared by Allied pilots for its unmatched maneuverability, long range and speed, the Zero was the epitome of …

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The Art of Landing

Primary Training: The Art of Landing

What Goes Up Must Come Down, Safely What a day! You got your brand new airplane to the local field and psyched yourself up for your first flight. After watching tons of videos online and reading everything you …

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Tactic Announces the TTX850 Radio

When Tactic released the TTX650 a couple years ago it quickly became a hit among people looking for a computerized radio with plenty of features but not a huge price tag.  Fast forward to today and they just …

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Esprit Model Announces Limited Edition Red Racer & Black Phoenix Jeti Duplex 2.4GHz DS-16 Carbon Radio Systems

Only twenty pieces of each color scheme will be produced. These Limited Edition radios will be individually numbered and available in either the Red/Black “Racer” or the Black/White “Phoenix” schemes. Each combo will include the Limited Edition Jeti …

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Hitec Q-Cop 450 Quadcopter

We are excited to announce that Hitec will soon bring their first multi-rotor aircraft to market! The Hitec Q-Cop is a 450 size quadcopter that features a notably aerodynamic shell and design. This high performance multi-rotor aircraft will …

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Dana Wilder Earns Her Wings

Dana Wilder Earns Her Wings

In this issue, guest columnist Bob Wilder,a longstanding RC modeler, briefly describes his rich background in RC and his rewarding experience teaching his granddaughter, Dana Wilder, to fly RC airplanes.

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DJI Announces Inspire 1

DJI, one of the biggest players in the fields of multirotor aircraft and aerial imaging, has just announced their Inspire 1. This new aerial vehicle has many outstanding features. Chief among them is a new 4K capable camera. …

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ModelAero Sportster Indoor and Park Flyer

ModelAero Sportster

Debuting at the 2014 Horizon Indoor, held at the Four Seasons Golf Dome in Columbus, Ohio on November 7-9, 2014, the ModelAero Sportster marks a slightly new direction for a company firmly rooted in amphibious model aircraft. Long …

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NiceSky Decathlon Scout SLT TR with Floats

Fresh in for review this week is one of the three new NiceSky models now being distributed by Hobbico and available at your local hobby shop or online via your favorite Etailer. These three models all feature a …

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Microaces Easy Build, Easy Fly Cessna 195

Microaces 195 trio

Microaces recently asked their customers what new model they would like to see developed as a trainer? Out of the variety of answers received, one model stood out above the others. With a low wing loading, ample sized …

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Conquering the Flat Spin

Conquering the Flat Spin

Flat spins are a spectacular maneuver in which the plane spins in a flat attitude while descending slowly, maintaining altitude or in some cases even gaining altitude. They are not especially difficult to perform, but require finesse to get a truly flat spin. The key to success in this maneuver is having a plane that is setup properly and capable of performing the maneuver.

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BSI Glues

Review: BSI Glues

If there’s one thing that is universal throughout the vast and varied realms of RC devices, glue has to be one of the top contenders. I don’t care if you’re a car and truck guy, a helicopter guy or, in the case of most of our readers for this publication, an RC airplane guy … your machine is going to need glue, thread locking compound or epoxy at some point or another in its existence.

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Flitework Airplanes to be Distributed by Hobbico in North America

Flitework_2200mm_Pilatus-01

Flitework is single-handedly attempting to capture all of the excitement of the amazing collection of aircraft owned and operated by the Flying Bulls and housed at Hangar 7 in Germany. Hobbico recently announced that they will soon be …

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