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MS Composit/CFC Intelligent Night Blades

When a full day of flying isn't quite enough, MS Composit has you covered with a wide range of night blades for most sizes of RC helicopters. Available in blade sizes from 325mm for 450-size helis all the way up to 800mm lengths, MS Composit night blades use integrated LED's powered by a battery that is buried in each blade.

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One Smart Rotorcraft

The annual International Aerial Robotics Competition (IARC) held by the Association of Unmanned Vehicles Systems International (AUVSI) is a fascinating challenge. There, you'll see flying robotic platforms built by some of the brightest students in the world. The website for the competition, http://iarc.angel-strike.com notes that in the event's 18 years, the competition's set tasks have always been beyond current knowledge, and the rules say that nothing within the world military or industrial arsenal of robots will be able to complete the proposed mission at the time the [contest] guidelines are released.

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Interview with Curtis Youngblood – The Inside Scoop on the Rave!

Want to know the ins and outs of the latest product from CJ Youngblood Enterprises? Here’s what Fly RC found out when we interviewed the new Rave’s designer, Curtis Youngblood—the inside scoop on the Rave from the man himself.

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The Basics: Choosing the Right Heli and Gear


After learning to hover and fly in forward flight, for most RC helicopter pilots, a natural progression is to learn basic aerobatic maneuvers such as loops, rolls, stall turns and pirouettes. However, today's RC heli pilots are looking for a lot more heart-pounding excitement and ultimate thrills, and this leads us into the 3D realm of helicopter aerobatics.

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MultiRotor Special Issue


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Heli-Max Axe CX Micro Review

Heli-Max has done an excellent job of making sure that novices and experienced pilots will enjoy the Axe CX Micro with its no-fuss setup. To quickly get your new Axe CX Micro heli into the air, you’ll need only to buy 8 AA batteries. Otherwise, the FM transmitter, 2S LiPo battery and charger and heli arrive ready to fly.

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RC Helicopters Come Of Age

The state-of-the-art in RC helicopters has progressed by leaps and bounds during the last 10 years. Today's RC helicopter can perform amazing 3D stunts that leave spectators in awe. We have come a long way from the old days of flat-bottomairfoil wooden rotor blades and bent aluminum side frames. Let's sit back and look at the evolution of RC helicopters by reviewing some of the interesting products that have been shown at the world famous Nuremberg Toy Fair in the last 10 years—1999 to 2009.

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Setting Up The MSH Protos

The MSH Protos is a very high performance 500-class electric helicopter from Italy, and the Protos is now available in hobby shops and from mail order places in the US at a very reasonable price. One of the places that stock Protos in the USA is ReadyHeli. In addition to reviewing the Protos I will explain the basics of setting up a 120-degree eCCPM (electronic cyclic-collective pitch mixing) control system. Use these tips and tricks and you will enjoy superb heli performance.

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