Graupner MZ-24 Pro Radio System: Top Of The Line At A Basement Price!!

November 2, 2020 0 Comments

So let’s say you’re in the market for a new radio system, but aren’t sure exactly which direction to go. Of course, you could go with the latest and greatest from Futaba, the 18MZ’s. Futaba has been around forever and in purchasing one of their radios, you know you’re getting a great product … but …

RC Kits 32: Great Planes Ultra Sport 60 – Making The Fiberglass Cowl

November 2, 2020 0 Comments

Words and photos by Gary A. Ritchie This time we will complete the fiberglass cowling of our Ultra Sport 60 and mount the motor and speed controller. To finish the cowling here is what we will need (Figure 1): A sheet of 2 oz. fiberglass cloth, a bottle of Deluxe Eze Kote, a spray can …

E-flite Timber BNF: An STOL Flyer’s Dream

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

By Matt MaziarzPHOTOS BY BRITTANY MAZIARZ Even with floats, the Timber is right at home on its back. NEED TO KNOW MANUFACTURER: E-fliteDISTRIBUTOR: Horizon HobbyTYPE: STOL SpecialistFOR: Any pilots with limited experience MINIMUM FLYING AREA: Ball FieldPRICE: $249.99 (For the BNF as tested) NEEDED TO COMPLETE: The only things needed to get the BNF version …

Aces High FW-190A

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

Fly RC Staff July 26, 2017 New Release When Extreme Flight announced a new line of products including the Aces High series they had our attention. We got to see teasers over the past couple years of what would come from this product line and it only served to build our excitement. But the wait …

Tower Hobbies Berlin Express P-51B RxR : Not just another Mustang

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

By Steve Mills – Photos by Carla Mills NEED TO KNOW MANUFACTURER: Tower Hobbies DISTRIBUTOR: Tower Hobbies TYPE: Parkflyer Warbird FOR: Intermediate pilots with aileron experience  MINIMUM FLYING AREA: Ball Field PRICE: $119.99 (For the base ARF without optional retracts) NEEDED TO COMPLETE The only things needed to get the P-51B Mustang into the air is a 4-Channel radio with …

Phoenix Model 1/4 Scale Spitfire GP/EP ARF

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

Fly RC Staff September 10, 2017 New Release Hot off the heels of their A-26 Invader release, Phoenix Model has another sweet warbird coming down the Tower Hobbies pipe … The 95″ RAF Supermarine Spitfire! This ARF kit comes with all sorts of cool features such as panel flaps, pneumatic retracts with suspension struts and …

Great Planes Giant Big Stik XL

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

The “Stik” design has been a staple at most RC airfields for many years. The design makes for a great all around flyer. Great Planes has introduced their latest version of the Stik with the Giant Big Stik XL ARF! This plane sports an impressive 96.5″ wingspan and is ready out of the box for …

TechOne FPV Wing Review From Motion RC

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

By Matt Maziarz PHOTOS BY BRITTANY MAZIARZ  NEED TO KNOW                                                                                           …

Great Planes PT-19 Sport Scale .46 GP/EP ARF

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

Great Planes has been going after the sport scale market and their latest offering is the PT-19 ARF. With a 56.5″ wingspan it comes in at a convenient size for those looking for a home for their .46 glow engine or 800-1000w electric power setup. The PT-19 was a popular trainer model for new recruits looking to …

Great Planes Bird of Time EP

October 2, 2020 0 Comments

Great Planes is rolling out the new release announcements and this one is aimed right at the sailplane pilots. The iconic Bird of Time is back as an electric powered ARF! This 3 meter (118in) legend has been around for many years but the start or winch launch requirements have left many glider pilots dreaming …