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X1 Nano – Multi-chemistry Battery Charging Unit

Plug in and Charge! Hitec’s X1 Nano is the economical battery charging companion for all hobbyists. Simply plug in the AC power cord to a standard 100-240 volt outlet and you are ready to successfully charge all popular battery chemistries in a snap.

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Introducing a New Lever Gear Toolcard

Be Prepared... Everywhere. The Lever Gear Toolcard™ packs 40 functions into a beautifully crafted, credit card-sized multitool. Whether tucked away in your wallet or on display as a money clip, it’s always with you so you can get things done. Watch the video below to see the Toolcard™ in action.

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The Great Fall Rebate on over 40 O.S. and Futaba items

The Great FALL Rebate has arrived! With over 40 O.S. and Futaba items to choose from, now’s the time to buy the O.S. Engine or Futaba Radio system you’ve always wanted. Purchase an eligible item featured below between now and …

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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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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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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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2O15 Swiss Alpine Heli Smackdown

The 2015 Swiss Alpine Heli Smackdown (AHS) was the seventh year for the event. It is always held around the first weekend in October, which coincides with the Swiss Festa d’Autonno: the Autumn Festival. The annual Swiss Alpine Heli Smackdown is a good old fashion fun fly like those popular in the US in the 80’s and 90’s where there is no competition, just come and have fun.

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Review: SAB Heli Division Goblin Urukay Competition

The rationale behind the original design of the Goblin Urukay was to produce a helicopter targeted towards F3C flying while also maintaining a quite capable 3D flight performance envelope. This ‘hybrid’ design ultimately proved to be quite successful and to date is very much in demand.

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Review: SAB Goblin 570 Kyle Stacy Edition

SAB broke all the molds of traditional styling of RC helicopters when they released their Goblin line of 3D helicopters. In the past few years I’ve built more than a few Goblin models. They all share the same aesthetics, feel, agility, speed, design and performance.

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