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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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Dremel 8200 12V Max Lithium-Ion Cordless Rotary Tool Kit

Review: Dremel 8200 12V Max Lithium-Ion Cordless Rotary Tool Kit

A Modeler’s Most Valuable Power Tool It really does not matter if you are into model airplanes, helicopters, sailplanes, boats or cars, the new Dremel 8200 12V Max Cordless Rotary Tool is a “must-have” tool for your workshop …

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Great Planes Phazer EDF

Review: Great Planes Phazer EDF

This Phazer is Set to Stun! The Great Planes Phazer is a stylish looking delta winged electric ducted fan (EDF) powered model that flies at a maximum speed of around 90mph. It features a one-piece, composite construction (fiberglass) …

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SIG Rascal 72

The Sig Rascal has roots going back to the 1950’s with a small free flight model and they continued to make the design popular in many sizes over the years. They recently updated three sizes of the Rascal series with the most recent being the Rascal 72.

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Alien Aircraft Blinker

Every now and then you have the opportunity to play with something different like the Alien Aircraft Blinker. Not that flying wings, per se, are that uncommon, but a flying wing with a gondola under it?

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Pilot RC 40% Sbach 342

Pilot RC 40% Sbach 342

Modern 40% 3D Aerobatic Machine I have been fortunate enough to attend the Joe Nall fly-in the last few years and every time I can’t help, but marvel at how the forty percent aircraft defy the laws of …

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HobbyKing Ryan STA EPO

HobbyKing Ryan STA EPO

A Sport-Scale Ryan for the Park The original Ryan STA monoplanes were developed in the 1930’s. The “ST” designation was an abbreviation for Sport Trainer. The addition of the letter “A” to the model name “ST” indicated that …

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Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 Racer Sport ARF

Great Planes Proud Bird EF1 Racer Sport ARF

A Dual Purpose Model of the Famous F1 Reno Racer! Yes the line is corny but “the need for speed” has always been a part of model aviation. There have been countless control line and radio control events …

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E-Flite F-4 Phantom

Depending on who you are and your frame of mind at the time, the prospect of writing about the "Phantom" could conjure up all sorts of mental pictures. I mean, in my somewhat warped mind, it could be a guy in a tight, grey, kind of sissy-looking outfit with a chubby sidekick.

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