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Sig Announces Release of Seagull Models Fly Baby

Fly Baby PR

SPECIFICATIONS: Wing Span: 68.9 in. (175 cm) Wing Area: 776.6 sq. in. (50.1 dm2) Length: 48.2 in. (122.5 cm) Flying Weight (approx.): 7.7 lbs. (3.5 kg) Rec. Engine: 10 – 15 cc (.61 cu. in.) Gas or Glow or …

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New Deluxe Materials Products for 2016

Deluxe-Materials-PR

Plastic Magic Plastic model kits are typically composed of intricate parts and various materials and often require joining in tight inaccessible places, presenting a formidable  challenge even to the experienced modeller. Deluxe Materials’ Plastic Magic is now available …

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Graupner Polaron AC/DC 240W Charger

There are tons of chargers on the market and they all pretty much accomplish the same task: to charge your batteries. The Graupner Polaron AC/DC charger is definitely not your typical charger, It solves a few problems with perhaps the biggest one being space. …

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Fly RC Magazine’s FAA Blog

There is a lot of buzz on the internet about the latest rules and regulations that the FAA set forth in the last several weeks. We will share some important links and information on this page so you …

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“Blind” Transmitter Knob

I like to use flaperons or spoilers on my models but don’t like to look away while flying to see if I have the correct knob or to check its position. My transmitter has a dial for channel six, and it is very …

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SIG Rascal 72

The Sig Rascal has roots going back to the 1950’s with a small free flight model and they continued to make the design popular in many sizes over the years. They recently updated three sizes of the Rascal series with the most recent being the Rascal 72.

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Easy Alignment For Mounting Fins

I often read about using triangles or squares to align the fin while gluing it in place. What I’ve never seen is how to get around the contours of the fuselage or prevent glue from squeezing out. I glued pieces of …

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Make A Starting Stand

Recycle your old "Bag Chairs" by making something useful out of them. Based on the number of inquiries at the recent Hoosier Dawn Patrol at the AMA grounds in Muncie, Indiana has motivated me to share my ‘discovery’.

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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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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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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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Toledo Show 2014 Competition Models Photo Gallery

The 2014 Weak Signals Show in Toledo, Ohio left spectators in awe, especially when looking at all the fantastic models that were on display for the competition. Please take a look at this photo gallery which pays tribute …

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Flying The Humpty-Bump

I would love to be able to tell you why fully grown adults gave this maneuver the name Humpty-Bump. To tell the truth, I have absolutely no idea. As best as I can tell, it must have something to do with an egg, a wall, and all the king's men. It is also commonly referred to as a Humpty. In its simplest form, the Humpty is a 1/4 loop to a vertical line up, followed by a small half loop to a vertical line down, finishing with a second 1/4 loop back to level.

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