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Become a Heli-Max Cinematographer and WIN!

HeliVision PR

Are you an aspiring videomaker who loves to use the footage that you shoot with your aerial media quadcopter platform? Between August 15 and September 15, 2014,  Heli-Max is sponsoring a contest. The first 25 submissions that meet …

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Team Futaba presents R/C Aviation at its Best at the 2014 AirVenture

Team Futaba Airventure 2104

History was made last week when model aircraft took their place on the biggest aviation stage in the world — the EAA (Experimental Aircraft Association) AirVenture convention in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. About 500,000 people attend AirVenture each year. That …

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Model Aviation to be Showcased at EAA’s AirVenture Air Show!

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Air shows at EAA’s AirVenture put performers on the world’s largest stage for aviation. More than 500,000 people from over 60 countries will attend AirVenture this year. For the first time, model aviation will be showcased during the …

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Team Futaba Sweeps F3A Nationals

FUT Sweeps F3A

2014 has been a banner year for Team Futaba. It’s gone from its recent successes at the Scale Aerobatics and Scale Nats to complete domination of the F3A Precision Aerobatic National Championships in Muncie, IN. The week began …

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Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 11th and 12th, 2014

The State of Nevada was recently selected by the FAA as an official UAS Test Site! This designation will lead to the creation of thousands of jobs in the coming years as Nevada leads the nation in development and testing …

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Hitec RCD USA Reduces the Prices on Many Popular Hitec Servos

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The good news on the streets is that Hitec has recently reduced the prices of some their most popular, celebrated servos! Pilots can get the same exceptional quality, performance and customer service they expect and save some dough …

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Team Futaba WOW’S at Nats!

Team FUT Dominates NATS

To say that Team Futaba did well at the 88th annual Scale National Aeromodeling Championships may be the understatement of the year! No fewer than three team members left the Nats as the National Champion in their classes. …

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HobbyTown National Convention Held July 9th,10th, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska

HobbyTown Convention

This years HobbyTown National Convention was held in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 9,10, 2014.  HobbyTown is a nationally registered franchise, and the company is widely regarded as a leader in the retail hobby industry; this event is thus one …

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Video: Fly RC the Easy Way with the AirCore Modular Aircraft System

Flyzone AirCore Modular Aircraft System

Once modelers find out how easy (and affordable) it is to fly RC with the Aircore System, they don’t want to go back!  With the purchase of one airframe and the Power Core, a pilot is all set …

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VIDEO: Great Planes U-Can-Do SF GP/EP .55-.82 ARF

Great Planes U-Can-Do SF GPEP .55-

The Side-Force Generators of the new U-Can-Do SF will help you get more from every flight than ever before. SFGs eliminate wing-tip turbulence and increase airflow over ailerons to maximize control in high-alpha and 3D maneuvers. Dual-tapered wings …

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1st U.S. R/C Flight School trains its 1600th student! Here’s his report….

1st RC Flight School

Dave, I want to take a moment to thank you for a wonderful week of education and flying. I enjoyed your fresh style of instructing, with the basic building blocks to help us overcome the years of bad …

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Horizon Hobby LLC Acquires Gustav Staufenbiel GmbH

Horizon Hobby, LLC  announced today that it has acquired Gustav Staufenbiel GmbH through its German subsidiary, Horizon Hobby GmbH. Gustav Staufenbiel is an RC retailer and manufacturer with a long history of success in the European hobby market. …

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Hobbico’s Really Big Airplane Rebate

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There’s no better way to start the summer flying season than buying a brand new plane and getting free products for doing it. And there’s no better way to enjoy both than the 4th Annual Really Big Airplane …

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