HOW TO: Building for Beginners – Part 1

Building for Beginners - Part 1

For those new to the RC airplanes, all I can say is that “You’ve got it easy!” At no other time in the history of radio control aircraft has “the fruit” hung so low. The ARF and ready-to-fly market is enormous with offerings that range from micro-size indoor planes to giant-scale monsters. Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Blade Pico QX RTF with SAFE Technology

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Just when we thought quadcopters could not get any smaller, Blade breaks out their shrink ray afresh and comes up with another exciting new nano-sized quad! The Blade Pico QX quadcopter is the smallest rotary winged product released by Blade to date. Equipped with SAFE™ (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology, pilots of all skill levels will immediately be comfortable flying ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Castle Creations Celebrates the Kansas City Royals Getting to the World Series for the First Time in 29 Years with FREE SHIPPING!

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It’s been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals played in Major League Baseball’s World Series. To celebrate this exciting achievement, Olathe, Kansas based Castle Creations is offering their customers free shipping on all online orders of $29.00 or more. To take advantage of the offer, simply enter the code “CASTLE29KC ” at checkout. Whether you fly fixed wing models, ... Read More »

BONUS CONTENT: Best in the West Jet Event – Buttonwillow, California 2014

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We attended the 2014 Best in the West jet event in Buttonwillow, CA this past weekend. Event coordinator Joe Castalao and the hosting club BARKS did a fantastic job with the event!  Great weather, a great venue and the never fading smell of jet fuel in the air … life IS good! We shot media until our trigger fingers started ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Buy a Spektrum Air Transmitter – Get a FREE Bonus Receiver!

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If you have yet to make the switch to Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX air technology, there is no better time than right NOW to join the ranks of satisfied pilots who depend on Spektrum to control their aircraft. Our friends at Spektrum let us know that from no until the end of 2014, buy ANY Spektrum 2.4GHz transmitter and they will ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Microaces Cessna 195 Businessliner, Estelle and LC-126 Arctic Rescue

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Though Microaces has thus far released some very exciting warbirds, they have detoured towards the General Aviation hangar with their latest releases. A total of three new Cessna 195 based kits will soon be available from Microaces: the Businessliner, the Estelle and a military schemed LC-126 Arctic Rescue that can be flown off the also available float set. These three ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Flex Innovations

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A new RC aircraft and equipment company has appeared on the scene this week.  Flex Innovations announced their line of products including Premiere Aircraft, Potenza , and Top Value RC.  Flex Innovations was founded by some familiar faces in the industry.  Quique Someinzini, David Ribbe and Dan Asher have teamed up and brought their collective knowledge together to bring new ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Freewing Mirage 2000C-5 80mm PNP EDF Jet

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Now in stock and shipping from MotionRC is this beautiful 80mm EDF powered version of the French Dassault Mirage 2000. This is Freewing’s latest product in an expanding line-up of 80mm EDF powered jets. Loaded with exciting scale features, the Freewing Mirage is powered by a metal housing equipped 12 blade, factory balanced EDF. The higher blade count of the ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: VIDEO:Flip-Out with the Proto-X SLT

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Fall head over heels in love with the new Proto-X SLT!  With this little nano-quad, you can do flips til the cows come home. And because it’s SLT, you can use the 2.4GHz radio that’s included or your own radio using SLT.  Click the vid-link to see the cool stuff that this little quadcopter can do! And click HERE for ... Read More »