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Only Human – An Unabashed Recount Of What It Is To Be An Aeromodeler: Part 1

Foreword By Matt Maziarz Main Body and Story By Scott Copeland   We’ve all been there, right? You know; sitting at the field or on the bench looking at a model that you poured your blood, seat and …

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NEW RELEASE: E-flite Carbon Z Cessna 150 BNF And PNP

Horizon Hobby has been releasing a bunch of cool new scale foam models in the past year or two, but most of them have been of the park flyer or mini size variety. Not this one though! The …

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What’s Your Favorite Model To Fly?

We all have our favorites, right? Some of us might be fond of a model that holds heavy sentimental value, passed down from an earlier generation. Some others might cherish a scale model that’s built-up, having spent hours …

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Getting Into Gas Powered Models For The First Time?

If you’re like most of the new generation of RC pilots, you probably got your start with electric powered models propelled by torque monster brushless power plants fed by LiPo cells. That’s definitely not a bad thing, but …

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RC Scholarship for College Students

So, did you ever think that your love for RC could be translated into monetary assistance for your higher education? Of course, we at Fly RC often dreamed of such glorious acts of altruism for our fondness of …

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Master’s Workshop #51: Guillow’s Hellcat RC Conversion Part 2

By Bob Benjamin – bob@rcmodel.com Last month we ran out of page space with all panels of the wing framed up, ready to be joined at the correct dihedral angles to prepare for a sheet balsa covering job …

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Tower Hobbies Uproar V2 GP/EP ARF 47.6 Inch

It might look like an old school design, but this Uproar is all about extreme 3D performance, excelling at post-stall flight. This V2 incarnation of the Uproar features design enhancements by Gary Wright, comes complete with Oracover film …

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Spektrum DX-20 Service Bulletin

As some of you may have heard by now, Spektrum RC and Horizon Hobby have issues a Service Bulletin for DX-20 transmitters for a problem that “was found not to meet Horizon Hobby’s quality expectations.” While we at Fly …

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Video: Deluxe Materials Fix N’ Flex: The Flexible Wonder Glue For Foamies

Deluxe Materials Fix ‘n’ Flex Adhesive

Got an EPP (or other foamie) aircraft that needs to stay flexible after a damaging crash? Already tried certain CA glues, but the joint keeps cracking because it gets too brittle? Check out this cool new glue from …

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Master’s Workshop #50: Guillow’s Hellcat RC Conversion

In the last print issue of Fly RC (April 2017), we got to talk about the Paul K. Guillow Company, examining what they have done as part of the history of American aeromodelling and what they have to …

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RC Kits: The Great Planes Ultra Sport 60 … Building The Turtle Deck

In this column we will build the turtledeck - the portion of the upper fuselage that lies behind the cockpit. That will set the stage for designing and building a removable battery hatch that contains the canopy.

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E-flite Sukhoi 29mm Flight Review and Video

Pilot Josh Bernstein says: For beginning to intermediate pilots, the SU29mm 1.1 provides a wide flight envelope encompassing excellent sport and traditional aerobatic mannerisms. The plane is capable of many of the more popular 3D maneuvers, though it …

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Joe Nall 2016 revisited

Each year, in the middle of May, a migration of cars and trucks, campers and airplane trailers and RC modelers and their families from everywhere start their trek to the sleepy town of Woodruff, South Carolina. Such is the popularity of Joe Nall Week at the Triple Tree Aerodrome that people get in line just so they can get in line.

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