Saturday, February 24, 2024

Product Reviews

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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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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