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SEFF 2013

The Southeast Electric Flight Festival is always a great way to kick off the outdoor flying season. For the past twelve years, the Fayette Flyers of Georgia have hosted electric RC flyers from all over the U.S. as …

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Toledo Show 2014 Competition Models Photo Gallery

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Mastering the Loop

Once you master basic flight, it is only natural to want to venture into aerobatics.  RC airplanes make it easy to perform maneuvers that only the elite aerobatic pilots can fly in full-scale.  There are many maneuvers that …

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Proper Crash Etiquette at the Field

If you fly at a busy RC club field, then chances are you have heard the phrase, “I don’t have it!” bellowed from the flight line while you are working on readying your model for flight. This warning …

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Tower Hobbies F6F Hellcat EP Rx-R

Bonus Content Coming Soon!

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Maxford Gee Bee Model E ARF

The Maxford USA Gee Bee is a beautiful fifth-scale rendition of the infrequently modeled model ‘E’ sportster airframe that whose most notable feature is the Townend ring and its detailed replica Warner radial engine. With an impressive wingspan …

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Build The “BOB”

“BOB is an interesting looking airplane and has very unique features. As with many of my previous designs, I used the “KISS” concept. I like to keep it simple. In my experience, simple designs are superior flyers. So …

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Building Cabin Doors For The Stinson SR-9

“You’re gonna put working cabin doors on that new scale job you’re building? And, you’re planning on taking it out and flying it, and flying regularly, not just once to prove you dared to? Yeah, right...”

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HobbyKing Ryan STA EPO

Glueless assembly makes for an overall short build time. The instruction manual features thumbnail sized black and white photos. Larger photos would be of more assistance in completing the build but it is not difficult to figure out …

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Sheeting The Fuselage Of The Stinson SR-9

Now it’s time to close up the bottom of the fuselage with sheet balsa. This part of the building sequence offers me a fine opportunity to talk about one of the choices of design and construction technique that went into developing this kit.

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Fly RC Pre-Flight Checklist

The editors of Fly RC magazine have put together this checklist that will aid you in preparing your model for flight. Following this checklist will ensure that you verify all major components and systems are functional prior to …

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Hawker Hunter

The Fly Fly Hobby Hawker Hunter assembles quickly and with relative ease (given the tips mentioned in this review). The finished product is almost surely going to attract attention in the pits and will be an impressive presence …

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Snow Bird Plans

If you are looking for a different, inexpensive, super simple, fun flying plane to build this winter, you just found it. For those who are frequently limited to flying indoors, then this is definitely the perfect project for you.

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