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Beyond Basic Hovering

Beyond Basic Hovering

This month, 1st U.S. R/C Flight School’s progressive helicopter training series enters a new phase of more challenging maneuvers aimed at raising the sense of accomplishment for pilots who have recently become comfortable with basic maneuvering while hovering. As always, …

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RC Heli Pilot Profile: Kyle Stacy

RC Heli Pilot Profile: Kyle Stacy

It doesn’t seem like that long ago when I was watching a video of Curtis Youngblood flying some crazy 3D maneuvers and thinking how amazing it was. He was the “Godfather” of the 3D flying arena. Moving ahead 10-plus years …

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Thunder Tiger Raptor 50S ARF Helicopter

Thunder Tiger Raptor 50S ARF Helicopter

A Proven Platform For Over 15 Years How many types of Raptor 50s are available today? The Raptor 30/50 series has become one of the best selling glow-powered RC helicopters ever made. Because the Raptor is so stable and flies …

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ElectriFly Lithium Volt Meter – For 2S to 6S Lithium Chemistry Batteries

It is an established fact that keeping the individual cells of a Lithium chemistry battery at or near the same voltage achieves optimum battery performance and longevity. Keeping the individual cells balanced while charging also results in a more fully …

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Scorpion HKIII Motor Series

Scorpion HKIII Motor Series

Instant Power and Efficiency Boost Since breaking into the hobby scene in 2006 with its line of brushless outrunner motors, Scorpion has continually evolved their products. Utilizing improved manufacturing techniques and design fed by field testing, Scorpion mass-produces highly efficient …

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Gaui X7 3D Helicopter

Gaui X7 Competition 3D Helicopter

Competition Quality, Flybarless 3D Helicopter When I first saw the prototype X7 at the 2011 3D Masters, I wasn’t sure what to think about it. At that time, the model was still being developed. Around May 2012, the X7 was …

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Esprit Model Pulsar Jeti Hicopter 10A Voltage Regulator

Jeti Voltage Regulator HiCopter

The new Jeti HiCopter switching BEC is designed to regulate the voltage from your 14-51V power source (4-12S Li-Poly or 5-14S LiFe packs) and provide stable output voltage of 12V at 8A and is also rated at 18A peak current. …

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New Heli Products from Fusuno

Discriminating helicopter pilots seldom prefer to use the stock canopies included with their models. Fusuno has been making aftermarket heli canopies for many years and is continually expanding their product line-ups. New products include canopies for the Goblin 500, Raptor …

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Hitec Economy and Premium Helicopter Combo Packs

When it comes to arming their RC helicopters with the very best in servo technology, many pilots depend on Hitec. Hitec has now packaged their high resolution, high response helicopter servos in convenient four packs. This gives heli pilots an …

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Thunder Tiger Raptor E700 Power Pack Heli Motor System

No need to experiment with different brushless motor and ESC combinations — the Power Pack delivers the best of both in a single, powerful package. It pairs the performance of an ACE R/C OBL 50/05-50H brushless outrunner motor to the …

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Heli-Factory Giant Scale Turbine-Powered EC-145

Over the last few issues of Radio Control Heli Pilot magazine, I have shown you some of the hottest trends in 3D helicopters in Europe from my recent travels to various events. Switching gears from the fast-paced, intense 3D machines, …

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New Software Release for Futaba CGY750 Flybarless System

Newly released Version 1.4x software gives owners of the Futaba CGY750 Flybarless System a better way to enjoy top heli performance. The update offers pilots faster, more streamlined options in programming. Both menu terminology and structure have been simplified, to …

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