Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Great Planes Bird of Time EP

Great Planes Bird of Time ARF

Great Planes is rolling out the new release announcements and this one is aimed right at the sailplane pilots. The iconic Bird of Time is back as an electric powered ARF! This 3 meter (118in) legend has been …

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Great Planes PT-19 Sport Scale .46 GP/EP ARF

Great Planes has been going after the sport scale market and their latest offering is the PT-19 ARF. With a 56.5″ wingspan it comes in at a convenient size for those looking for a home for their .46 glow engine …

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TechOne FPV Wing Review From Motion RC

By Matt Maziarz PHOTOS BY BRITTANY MAZIARZ  NEED TO KNOW                                                         …

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Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL

Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL 55-61cc Gas/EP ARF   The “Stik” design has been a staple at most RC airfields for many years. The design makes for a great all around flyer. Great Planes has introduced their …

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VIDEO: Tower Hobbies Berlin Express

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Phoenix Model 1/4 Scale Spitfire GP/EP ARF

Hot off the heels of their A-26 Invader release, Phoenix Model has another sweet warbird coming down the Tower Hobbies pipe … The 95″ RAF Supermarine Spitfire! This ARF kit comes with all sorts of cool features such …

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Tower Hobbies Berlin Express P-51B RxR : Not just another Mustang

By Steve Mills – Photos by Carla Mills   NEED TO KNOW MANUFACTURER: Tower Hobbies DISTRIBUTOR: Tower Hobbies TYPE: Parkflyer Warbird FOR: Intermediate pilots with aileron experience  MINIMUM FLYING AREA: Ball Field PRICE: $119.99 (For the base ARF without optional retracts) NEEDED TO …

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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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RC Kits 32: Great Planes Ultra Sport 60 – Making The Fiberglass Cowl Part 2

Words and photos by Gary A. Ritchie This time we will complete the fiberglass cowling of our Ultra Sport 60 and mount the motor and speed controller. To finish the cowling here is what we will need (Figure …

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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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Aces High FW-190A

When Extreme Flight announced a new line of products including the Aces High series they had our attention. We got to see teasers over the past couple years of what would come from this product line and it …

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E-flite Timber BNF: An STOL Flyer’s Dream

By Matt Maziarz PHOTOS BY BRITTANY MAZIARZ   NEED TO KNOW MANUFACTURER: E-flite DISTRIBUTOR: Horizon Hobby TYPE: STOL Specialist FOR: Any pilots with limited experience MINIMUM FLYING AREA: Ball Field PRICE: $249.99 (For the BNF as tested)   …

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A Hard Lesson Learned … Losing A $1500 Model Due To A $2 Part

Words and Photos by Kevin Siemonsen Building and flying RC models is a hobby that does not discriminate. The very moment you think you know it all, you get a harsh reminder that nothing could be further from …

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Premiere Aircraft QQ Night Extra 300

By Kevin Siemonsen PHOTOS BY MARY SIEMONSEN AUTHOR’S OPINION: A beautifully detailed foamy 3D thoroughbred that is rewarding regardless of skill level. The Aura 8 incorporates a 3 axis gyro system that can help you achieve your flying goals …

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