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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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Save BIG with the Hobbico Friends and Family Sale

Hobbico friends & family rc sale

Get ready for good times with your modeling buddies. During the Friends and Family sale,  you’ll all enjoy great savings on over three dozen aircraft, vehicles, boats and more from Hobbico’s best brands. Everything from select Dromida drones to 1/8 scale ARRMA …

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Heli Blade-Balancing Tips

Heli Blade-Balancing Tips

Most heli blades that you can buy are really high-tech, and for the most part, they come balanced. No matter how much a manufacturer claims, I still like to check the balance of my blades! As a result, I trust certain manufacturers much more …

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JC Zankl: A young pilot gets his start with vintage models.

JC Zankl

These days most young pilots cut their teeth on simulators or ready-to-fly electric helis. Even fewer young pilots know anything about what really makes model helis tick or the challenging evolution that lead to what they are today. JC Zankl is a well respected pilot …

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An Interview With Eric Weber

An Interview With Eric Weber

This month, let’s meet Eric Weber, the 2013 World Champion in F3N. Eric has also been the 2012 European Champion in F3N, and a six-time national winner of the German F3N competition.

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An Interview with Bobby Watts

An Interview with Bobby Watts

Known for his great SmackTalk videos with Bert Kammerer and designing items like the Delcon System, Bobby Watts is a household name in the RC world. Although you won’t find Bobby on the competition circuit anymore, he is more active in the hobby than ever. With his new company, Encore RC, and still working closely with Gaui and Halo Blades, I don’t know if this guy ever sleeps. I was lucky enough to hang out with Bobby at his house last December before the OHB...

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Align T-Rex 550L Speed Fuselages

Align has released a new trio of speed fuselages, designed primarily to fit the Align T-Rex 550L Dominator series of helis. Available in three different color combinations, this fuselage measures 1006mm x 135mm x 220 mm (LxWxH). Weight is 290g. …

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MaxAmps Signature Series 10900mah 6S 22.2v LiPo Battery

MaxAmps raises the bar with their all new Signature Series 10900mah 6S 22.2v LiPo battery. Pilots looking for a commercial grade, lithium polymer battery designed to hold up in heavy use applications will be glad to see that MaxAmps has …

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JR Ninja 400MR 3D Quadcopter Kit

JR, a premier manufacturer of RC helicopters of all sizes and applications for over 20 years, knows a thing or two about rotorcraft. To prove it, they have just announced the release of their first entry to the multi-copter market …

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Professional Heli Pilot Leon Luke Chooses EcoPower’s 60C LiPos for the 2014 Season

Ecopower and Luke Leon

Luke Leon, a professional heli pilot, has been testing several different manufacturers’ batteries and had this to say about the new EcoPower 60C lineup: “The EcoPower 60C packs are some of the best I’ve personally flown with and they are …

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Horizon Hobby LLC Acquires Gustav Staufenbiel GmbH

Horizon Hobby, LLC  announced today that it has acquired Gustav Staufenbiel GmbH through its German subsidiary, Horizon Hobby GmbH. Gustav Staufenbiel is an RC retailer and manufacturer with a long history of success in the European hobby market. As a …

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Ares Ethos QX 130 RTF

If you’re ready to multiply your quadcopter fun, the Ares™ [air-eez] Ethos QX 130 is the quad for you. You’ll enjoy flying the QX 130 because it’s equipped with an advanced 3-axis gyro and 3-axis accelerometer control system that offers …

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