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Twisted Hobbies RCF 29″ EPP F-22 Raptor Jet

EPP foam is a great medium for profile models. It is flexible, durable and easily repairable. Though Twisted Hobbies sells an amazing variety of exciting foam composition aerobatic and sport models, the RC Factory F-22 Raptor stands alone …

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Flyzone Extra 300SX Brushless Rx-R

Pilots who enjoy performing aerobatics are going to want to take a close look at the next model soon to be released from the Flyzone hangar. With a span of 41.5 inches, the snappy looking red, white and …

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Video: Aerobeez 55″ Edge 540 EPP Full Fuselage Foamy

The review of this extremely aerobatic and 3D maneuver capable monster full fuselage EPP foamy is featured in the November 2015 issue of FlyRC Magazine. Ride along as our pal Josh takes the sticks and has his way …

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Hitec X2 AC Pro 2 Port AC/DC Multi-Charger

This latest member of the X2 AC Plus family of chargers from Hitec includes the same features that have made its predecessors popular with pilots the world over but adds the convenience of a built-in heavy duty 60 …

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Tower Hobbies Kaos 60 GP/EP ARF

A familiar flyer to many veteran pilots returns to thrill yet another generation of pilots! Tower Hobbies is releasing an ARF version of the popular Chaos 60 sport plane. Designed to capably ease less experienced pilots into aerobatics, …

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Turnigy Propeller Modification Tool

Pilots at times need to modify the diameter of a prop. This can be due to a need to create a prop that cannot be purchased in the desired size or because the tips of the prop have …

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Durafly Curtiss P-40N Warhawk 1100mm PNF

Like many warbird loving pilots, we just cannot say no to a good P-40 Warhawk. With the latest release in their 1100mm span series of classic models, Durafly is aiming high. This rendition of the Curtiss P-40N Warhawk …

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Futaba 6K Six Channel Telemetry Capable 2.4GHz S-FHSS/T-FHSS Air Radio System

Pilots interested in a telemetry capable radio system will want to take a close look at the recently announced Futaba 6K six channel telemetry capable 2.4GHz transmitter. With a 30 model memory and a 128×64 DOT backlit LCD …

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Jeti Pro Power Lithium Polymer Batteries From Esprit Model

As Lithium Polymer battery technology continues to push new boundaries, Jeti Pro Power Lithium Polymer Batteries bring a whole new element into the mix – power & performance at a price that simply can’t be ignored.

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Gamma 370 V2 Trainer and Pro V2 Aerobat

The original Gamma 370 model from Ares RC served as a great trainer for many newer pilots. In 2015, Ares is revisiting and reviving the Gamma series by releasing an updated and improved Version 2. Enhancements include a …

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UAS4Stem Search and Rescue Challenge

Academy of Model Aeronautics Launches UAS Competitive Education Program A small group of hikers has gone missing in a remote area. Although rescuers have determined a search area, they are unsure of the exact location and conditions of …

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Dromida Vista 251mm UAV – The Dynamically Durable Drone!

Having a big brother is always a good thing. Being that we mercilessly bashed the Dromida Ominus and were duly impressed by its durability and in-flight performance, we were excited to see Dromida announce that they are releasing …

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Lightening Foam Core Wings

It sounds odd wanting to lighten foam; especially when foam (at least to me) isn't thought of as being heavy. However, in terms of a large-scale plane, the wing cores can add up to be over four pounds. The roll of foam in a large scale wing is to provide aerodynamic shape and a little strength. A foam core wing is mostly dependent on its balsawood sheeting for its strength, where an all-wooden wing relies on spars to keep things rigid. The strength of a foam core wing can be increased by adding some structure and composites to distribute forces and reduce stress points. Ultimately’ you’re looking for the wing to be stronger and lighter than before the lightening process.

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