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VIDEO: TechOne 900mm FPV Wing Action From Motion RC

Even if you’re not an FPV aficionado, the new 900mm Techone wing from Motion RC is worth a look … especially if you like to go fast. This thing is fast as hell, dirt cheap and tough as …

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Graupner MZ-24 Pro Radio System: Top Of The Line At A Basement Price!!

WORDS AND PHOTOS BY MATT MAZIARZ So let’s say you’re in the market for a new radio system, but aren’t sure exactly which direction to go. Of course, you could go with the latest and greatest from Futaba, …

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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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Fan Fold Foam Stand- Off Scale P-38

Lockheed P-38J20 serial number 4423296 was rolled out of the factory in May 1944. This Lightning was the 5,000th example produced and it was a far cry from expectations of mere hundreds when the prototype was built in 1938-39. This latest P38 was painted a vermillion red and YIPPEE was applied under the wings and along the nose.

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Watts Over Owatonna

I had been thinking of attending WATTS for a few years and everything lined up nicely this year so off to Minnesota I went. I only fly electric aircraft, so this was an event that was perfect for me. It runs from Thursday to Saturday, with open flying on the Sunday if you’re still there.

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Dynamic Soaring

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For those of you who have been keeping up with this Soaring column, you might remember that I said that sailplanes and gliders are some of the slowest and fastest models on earth.  While the claim to being …

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Florida Jets 2016

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WITH OVER 170 PILOTS YOUR GUARANTEED A WORLD CLASS EVENT!   Florida Jets, which takes place at Paradise Field on the south side of the Lakeland Linder Airport in Lakeland, Florida, is what most jet pilots consider to …

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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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Flying An RC Corsair From The USS Saratoga!

How cool would this be!? Being able to fly one of your models from a real aircraft carrier has got to be one of the coolest RC stories ever, especially given that it was the last "sortie" flown from the decommissioned Saratoga.

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New Deluxe Materials Products for 2016

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Plastic Magic Plastic model kits are typically composed of intricate parts and various materials and often require joining in tight inaccessible places, presenting a formidable  challenge even to the experienced modeller. Deluxe Materials’ Plastic Magic is now available …

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AMA In DC Fighting For Modeler’s Rights

Bob Brown and the gang at the AMA have been on Capitol Hill the past few days, educating legislators and gaining allies in our fight to keep restrictions on RC pilots as painless as possible. This is good …

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Tower Hobbies Kaos 60 GP/EP ARF

A familiar flyer to many veteran pilots returns to thrill yet another generation of pilots! Tower Hobbies is releasing an ARF version of the popular Chaos 60 sport plane. Designed to capably ease less experienced pilots into aerobatics, …

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Jeti Pro Power Lithium Polymer Batteries From Esprit Model

As Lithium Polymer battery technology continues to push new boundaries, Jeti Pro Power Lithium Polymer Batteries bring a whole new element into the mix – power & performance at a price that simply can’t be ignored.

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