You know and love him, Jack Dunkle, nicest guy at a fun-fly and owner of JMDModels.Com Bringing something other than smack down to the field. His scale ships are always a treat to watch. This weekend here at the 2009 Phoenix Fun-Fly was no exception.
Archive for February, 2009
BACK UP ZACK!! Align is coming to get you! Looks like it was a great turnout. Lots of people still here and the noon demos were awesome. Here is a frame grab from the Jason “Showtime” Krause NOON DEMO VIDEO doing it old school style. Videos and photos will be posted later tonite and tomorrow. [...]
We arrived this morning. The team is on hand bringing you all of the coverage you don’t get from the other so-called event coverage websites. Even in this tough economy when sales are down we are doing outstanding and are scheduled for MANY events this year. Eric Stevens, CD, is doing a great job. Here [...]
KDE direct, most well known for their CNC bottom plates for Aligns electric series of helicopters has come out with a new aluminum electronics mount for the T-Rex 600 Nitro. Weighing in at a scant 69 grams, the mount will increase frame rigidity, improve the chances of the frames surviving a crash, and has a newly designed gyro mount similar to the T-Rex 700′s that allows you to mount your gyro near the center stack.
Here is our video of Nick Maxwell at the AMA Show 2009 flying his Furion 450. We will be doing a review on this helicopter next month.
FMA Direct just recently released the new Multi4 charger that is a evolution of its popular CellPro 4s series.
Ely-Q has just introduced thier newest helicopter to the public! This will be sold with a Scorpion HK2221-6 motor along with a 55amp scorpion speed controller, and it all comes in a neat little box!
HeliDirect has just announced that they will be releasing a full line of upgrades for the Mikado Logo 500. The first is this new head which looks very beefy. They will also be releasing the carbon frames as you can see in the pictures and a full aluminum tail rotor system. The best part for [...]
Kyosho has issued a fresh round of model revisions that provide some more bling to their line-up. I highlighted the 450V Ver. M in my last article, now here’s the rest of the info on the revised Caliber family!
Efexpo: Worlds Largest Indoor R/C Tradeshow & Competition (Electric Flight Expo) Open to the Public!!! Exhibition Times: Friday March 13th: 9-6pm Saturday March 14th: 9-6pm Night Fly (Registered Pilots only): 7-11pm Outdoor Helifreak tail gate: 5-11pm Sunday March 15th: 9-3pm Ticket Prices: Adults Single Day: $10.00 6-12 Years Old Single Day: $7.50 5 and Under [...]
Compass has further expanded the knight family with the addition of the Knight Factory variant. This “factory edition” is essentially a fully upgraded knight 3D to fulfill the appetite the bling hungry crowd. It comes with full metal rotor head where the rotor grips and mixers arms have been upgraded to metal parts and a full [...]
Mikado has released a new line of painted canopies, available at Readyheli.com these canopies should be arriving soon. The new canopies will be available for the Logo 600, 500 and 400 series and feature most notably a lower price.
G-Force releases Adjustable Engine Mount and Clutch Block for the T-Rex 700N (Part # GFT7118) The new G-Force clutch block for the 700N allows infinite adjustments for proper meshing between the pinion gear and the main gear. Since the 700n is supplied with a fine teeth main gear, close tolerance meshing is required to prevent [...]
Kyosho just released a special version of their EP Caliber 450V that now incorporates a new all metal rotor head! Kyosho claims this provides neutral performance with precision flight control.
Everything crazy you wanted to do with you RC Helicopter “Caught on Tape!” “The Age of Insanity has begun!” More than two years of work and fun have gone into what may well be the most comprehensive collection of challenging and cutting-edge R/C helicopter stunts. This one-of-a-kind DVD comprises no fewer than 22 daring missions, [...]