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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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Fixed Wing FPV Buyer’s Guide

Love them or hate them, drones are everywhere these days and while they may have drawn a bit more attention and scrutiny to the RC airplane pilots, they have also brought us FPV. First Person View flight from a 250 quad racer is exhilarating to say the least

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Review: Twisted Hobbys RC Factory EPP F-22 Raptor Pusher Jet

  A pilot on the prowl for new model who spends a moment or two clicking about the Twisted Hobbys web site might easily conclude that Twisted only sells aerobatic and 3D capable models … Edges, Extras, Yaks …

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In for Review: Flyzone Extra 300SX Brushless Rx-R

We have been watching and waiting since Flyzone announced their first true aerobatic model, an Extra 300, a while back. We were excited to see this new model show up at the FlyRC offices today and wasted no …

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Flyzone Sensei FS with WISE Teaser Shots and Info

This model is amazing in two perspectives. 1. As an instructor, I am constantly looking for a plane that will safely and quickly train new flyers. The Sensei is equal to the best “Trainers” that I have flown. It’s core design gives it exceptional speed range, excellent responsiveness, short take off from grass, strong climb out and superb stability. In addition, the WISE 3 axis stabilization system gives it a safety factor that will reduce the number of training crashes and accidents. 2. This airplane does not stop being fun after it is finished training a new pilot. In the "Advanced Mode", it handles mild aerobatics superbly, flying through all of the basic maneuvers with grace and ease. The additional bomb drop compartment seems to highlight the fact that this airplane is going to be a whole lot more than a basic trainer!

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Video of the Flyzone L-39 EDF in Action!

If you like jets and you love to go fast, the Flyzone L-39 brushless EDF is sure to get your adrenalin going! The brushless power system pairs a 40A ESC with a high-performance ElectriFly Ammo 24-45-3790 inrunner motor. …

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ST Model Blaze EPO Hotliner

Pilots who like to stretch their hobby dollars will want to take a close look at the ST Model Blaze. This receiver ready model comes fully equipped with a factory installed brushless power system and full complement of nine gram servos. Eye pleasing aesthetics include a straight, thin chord wing with up-swept tips and stylish looking V-tail. Capable of rocketing almost straight up out of a pilot’s hand on launch, this durable carbon reinforced foamy costs a little over a hundred bucks and can be used by pilots who are curious to sample hotliner style flying. The ST Model Blaze allows pilots to set the sky on fire without burning a hole in their pocket!

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Great Planes Curtiss P-6E Hawk EP

Great Planes has made it possible for pilots who fancy vintage aircraft from the 30’s to get their hands on their own model of the Curtiss Hawk, in the form of their newly released, electric powered Curtis P-6E Hawk ARF. This ARF comes pre-covered in the same striking Snow Owl color scheme, using six different colors of MonoKote to properly create the squadron’s colors.

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BSI Glues

Review: BSI Glues

If there’s one thing that is universal throughout the vast and varied realms of RC devices, glue has to be one of the top contenders. I don’t care if you’re a car and truck guy, a helicopter guy or, in the case of most of our readers for this publication, an RC airplane guy … your machine is going to need glue, thread locking compound or epoxy at some point or another in its existence.

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Graupner Polaron AC/DC 240W Charger

There are tons of chargers on the market and they all pretty much accomplish the same task: to charge your batteries. The Graupner Polaron AC/DC charger is definitely not your typical charger, It solves a few problems with perhaps the biggest one being space. …

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Airtronics SD-10G 2.4GHz 10-Channel Computer Radio System

Review: Airtronics SD-10G 2.4GHz 10-Channel Computer Radio System

The SD-10G is a 10-channel computer radio system that currently occupies the top spot in the Airtronics ‘Aircraft’ system lineup. The system boasts a rather comprehensive programming suite and supports aircraft, glider, and helicopter model types. It is …

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The Wings Maker SZD-45 Ogar ARF EP

Review: The Wings Maker SZD-45 Ogar ARF EP

Multi-Purpose Sport-Scale Motor Sailplane Taking to the air for the first time in 1973, the Polish-made SZD-45 was and still is a unique motor sailplane, built by PZL Bielsko. Its cockpit will seat two people, side by side, …

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Eagle Tree Systems Guardian 2D/3D Stabilizer

Review: Eagle Tree Systems Guardian 2D/3D Stabilizer

Amaze Your Friends as you 3D Like a Pro! As a full time computer geek and former avionics technician, my main area of expertise is radio and electronic systems, so when the Eagle Tree Guardian 2D/3D inertial stabilizer …

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