Between now and July 31, 2009 Futaba is running a promo that will send you up to a $200 rebate when you purchase a new Futaba GY520 gyro and approved Futaba radio at the same time. Both items must be on the same receipt, and you have to send in your form before August 31, [...]
Archive for June, 2009
Well I knew it wouldn’t be long before a single dedicated server would be too much for us to survive on. We have now had to move to a managed cluster system because of the amount of traffic going through the site per day. Our new hosting provider RACKSPACE promises 35gb download speeds and unlimited [...]
That’s right, another well known pilot birthday today! Happy birthday to Bert Kammerer who is now 38!
Batam Inc. of Korea has just released several new products that will insure proper charging and monitoring of your batteries. In addition, they have released an updated version of their CheckMaster for monitoring several model parameters.
Announced today, Miniature Aircraft USA maker of the X-Cell brand of helicopters has been sold to the FlyCo family of brands. FlyCo is the parent company that owns HeliProz, Ron Lund HeliProz South, Heli Wholesaler, Rocky Mountain Hobbiez, and Big Sky CNC (Elevated RC). The good news is the company as well as manufacturing is [...]
For those of you that didn’t know, today is Bobby’s 21rst birthday! Happy birthday Bobby, and congrats on finishing 3rd at XFC!
Starting today and running through July 15th 2009 buy a Inertia RC 860 gyro from any authorized dealer and receive a second gyro for 50% off from Inertia RC direct.
Hyperion has released the latest version of the very popular EOS 0615i DUO charger. The latest DUO III version adds a built-in USB port and included USB cable. This USB cable will be used to log battery charging data to your PC and later in the year used for bi-directional communication (i.e. firmware updates). More [...]
A while back we posted this video of Alan Szabo Jr. in Taiwan testing a brand new Align 600mm “3D Pro wood core” blade. Well now this blade has been officially released in Taiwan and will be making it’s way to dealers around the world in the coming weeks. These blades feature a rigid but [...]
It’s been no secret that team Next-D and Curtis Youngblood have been working on several projects around flybarless. Now the first release is here, the Next-D Flybarless head for the Rave helicopter.
Though the recent addition of flight instruction videos to our site has been an overwhelming success, we have seen some users who would like to see the videos in mode 1. While this could be done, it would take two recordings, two edits, and two uploads, which would slow down the process. We decided not [...]
I had not planned on being able to attend XFC this year however, due to a family emergency I ended up being in Cleveland, OH on Saturday and Sunday. Late afternoon Sunday I had some free time so my girlfriend and I made the short 3.5 hour drive to Muncie, IN to catch the last that [...]