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MKS HV93 Series Servos

The trend of high voltage servos has been percolating down through all the classes of servo size. Until just recently, finding a high voltage set of servos for a 450-size model was a bit difficult. However, MKS now offers a snappy fast set of high voltage, aluminum cased servos to outfit your micro-servo compatible model.

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Fly Series LiPo Batteries

For those that aren’t familiar, Venom Group has been producing LiPo cells for nearly as long as anyone in the industry. In 2001, Vertical Partners West, LLC (Venom’s parent company) was founded, quite literally, in a garage.

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Review: Blade270 CFX Bind-N-Fly

The Blade series of helicopters exemplify simplicity and user friendliness. Due to increasing popularity and technological advancements, Blade has integrated flybarless systems into several of their helicopter models.

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Blade Micro Ah-64 Apache

The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a storied machine that was first introduced into service in 1986. Originally developed by Hughes to replace the venerable AH-1 Cobra, the Apache has done all that and more. The airframe has been modified into a wide array of variants and still serves the U.S. armed forces as well as many other NATO countries to this day.

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KDE Direct 550XP-1200-G3 Motor

KDE Direct has been evolving their motor lineup on a regular basis, refining and improving an already premium product. The XF line offers motors to cover the gamut of 450-800 size helis. I obtained their latest KDE700XF-535-G3 to try in my MD7/8 helicopter setup as a 700-size.

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RC Heli Pilot News

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Hind: The Soviet Flying Tank

We’ve been on a bit of a scale model kick over the past few issues and while the lure and beauty of such machines might be lost on many of the younger generation, there are still a great many of us who hold specific models near and dear to us. Whatever the reason may be, these aircraft are special, for one reason or another.

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Pilot Profile: Chris Reibert

This article was originally published in RC Heli Pilot February/March 2016 issue. RCHP: How many years have you been in the hobby? Chris Reibert: I have been flying for 28 years. RCHP: How did you get involved in the hobby? CR: My Papa …

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