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Heli Scale Masters

September 25, 2015 found the sun drenched Northern California farmland of Yolo County blanketed in the foggy stillness of an early autumn morning. The sound heard was at first eerily indistinct and far off, a ghostly faint whawmp whawmp whawmp echoing at the same time from everywhere and nowhere.

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Hitec X1 Mini Universal AC Input Balance Charger/Discharger

With a small form factor and the ability to charge all battery chemistries, including the latest LiHV high voltage Lithium Polymer chemistry, the Hitec X1 Mini offers amazing grab and go portability and convenience. A six amp power supply delivers …

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Blade Micro AH-64 Apache RTF & BNF

Pilots who love scale helicopters will do a double take when they see the newly announced Blade Micro AH-64 Apache gunship. Available in both BNF and RTF packages, this micro sized model uses AS3X technology to help keep flight maneuvers …

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Hitec X2 AC Pro 2 Port AC/DC Multi-Charger

This latest member of the X2 AC Plus family of chargers from Hitec includes the same features that have made its predecessors popular with pilots the world over but adds the convenience of a built-in heavy duty 60 watt soldering …

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OS Motor 700 & 800 Sized Brushless Heli Motors

Now available for 700-800 class helis, O.S. continues its line of brushless flight motors with the tradition of quality and performance pilots expect. The 5830-490kV motor is the perfect choice for FAI F3C competition, while the 5825-520kV option is designed …

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VIDEO: Ares RC Optim 300

The Ares RC Optim 300 is an excellent machine with which newer heli pilots can carefully, progressively and strategically build their heli piloting proficiency. The engineers at Ares have equipped this 300 sized heli with a powerful brushless power system, …

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Futaba 6K Six Channel Telemetry Capable 2.4GHz S-FHSS/T-FHSS Air Radio System

Futaba 6K

Helicopter pilots interested in a telemetry capable radio system will want to take a close look at the recently announced Futaba 6K six channel telemetry capable 2.4GHz transmitter. With a 30 model memory and a 128×64 DOT backlit LCD screen, …

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UAS4Stem Search and Rescue Challenge

Academy of Model Aeronautics Launches UAS Competitive Education Program A small group of hikers has gone missing in a remote area. Although rescuers have determined a search area, they are unsure of the exact location and conditions of the hikers. …

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2015 Helicopter Scale Masters – September 24-26

The 5th International Helicopter Scale Masters fun-fly event will be held this year on September 24-26 at the Woodland Aeromodelers field near Sacramento, California. This three day event will feature world class scale heli pilots flying a variety of different …

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Heli-Max Voltage 500 3D Rx-R

Heli-Max is going big with their latest quad-copter release. Pilots who like a more extreme style of flying will want to take a look at the new Voltage 500 3D. This larger sized aerial vehicle has the power to perform …

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Blade 230 S Heli RTF and BNF with SAFE Technology

Innovative  SAFE® technology and its progressive system of flight modes makes flying a collective pitch heli easy, even if you’re a beginner. And that just may make the new Blade 230 S helicopter the ideal platform for getting started in …

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Ares Advantage Optim 300 CP RTF

The Ares Advantage Optim 300 CP is the first RC helicopter in its size and class to assist pilots looking to progress from sport flying to 3D flight. The Aegis Natural Flight Progression (NFP) technology in the Optim 300 CP …

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