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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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Re-Hinge your Foamie

So, we’ve all crashed, right? I mean, at some point or another, you’re going to need a few skills under your belt for refurbing your foam model to get it back into the air as quickly as possible. On the contrary, however, my Twisted Hobbys Crack Turbo Beaver suffered an even worse mishap. It was beaten up pretty bad

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Horizon Hobby Releases The Convergence VTOL

Horizon had been teasing the RC world for the past week with a new aircraft that would be “like no other” they had ever released to date. Well, they let the cat out of the bag today and …

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E-flite UMX P-51D and P-47 Warbirds Overview and Action

We got our grubby mitts on these two new Ultra Micro hot rods and while the weather gods have given us plenty of dry days in the northeast (too many in fact), the winds were up on our …

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Whats Old Is New

In a hobby where there is a dizzying array of products hitting the shelves on a daily basis, there are still models that sell themselves, based solely on word of mouth or tall tales at the local club.

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Web Exclusive: South East Regional Aerotow 2016!

South East Regional Aero-tow Growing the sport of aero-towing one pilot at a time! WORDS AND PHOTOS BY ANDREW GRIFFITH A little local history Going north on I-75 in Georgia, just south of the home of the Perry …

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