REX has just released the R91HR engine with a 3-needle carb!
Archive for September, 2009
Last year’s LA 3D was an exceptional event, with a great turn out and some big name pilots as well. The organizers plan to make it no different this year, expecting attendance higher than last years event. Rotor FX will also be in attendance, with a full scale Schweizer landing as well as a Mosquito [...]
One of our users sent us some videos from the Oroville Air Corps fun fly that was held this weekend. Some big name pilots, such as Ben Storic, Devin LeBlanc, and Tim Jones were in attendance. Though this was a first time event to help out the local boys and girls club, the event organizers are hoping to hold it yearly.
Bert Kamerer just posted some photo’s on his Facebook page of the new Power Boost pipe from OS engines. Some of you may remember the video we posted a few weeks ago of Bert ripping up his 600, well, this was the pipe, along with the new OS 55, that made that flight so incredible. Read on for more pictures and video.
Century has just released some new RotorTech night blades: Luminous V2 Aurora Carbons:
It comes that time with every motor when it starts to lose power or the bearing is going out and making noise. I recently had one of my YS 91 SR engines start making a bearing noise and was losing power, so I decided to rebuild it and document the process for future reference. Rebuilding an heli engine is not terribly difficult, but following a certain order of steps will make it much easier.
UPDATE: Added second video of Alan testing the flybarless
This video was posted today on YouTube by Alan Szabo Jr. We don’t have any more details yet on the flybarless unit, but hope to have some info very soon. Click HERE to see up close pictures of the unit and head on Alan’s T-Rex 700. For now, enjoy the video!
Ok guys here it is, the official first pictures of the Align flybarless unit. These pictures were sent to us by Alan Szabo Jr. who is currently in Taiwan testing the new unit. The only info available right now is what we know from the pictures. The unit is a 3-axis gyro, and the sensor [...]
Tower Hobbies has just dropped the price on the GY520 by $20!
Alan Szabo Jr. just sent us some spy shots of the flybarless head he’s running on his T-Rex 700 testing the new Align flybarless system. As you can see the head is a stock T-Rex 700 LE head but with main blade grip extensions, swash driver, and swash arms. NOTE: These are prototype parts and [...]
You’ve heard that the 2009 IRCHA Jamboree had 951 registered pilots, countless spectators, and a flight line with 15 pilot stations stretching half a mile. However it’s really hard to grasp the size until you see an aerial shot of the whole event from a plane above. IRCHA and AMA posted some aerial pictures they [...]
Common Sense RC is now the exclusive distributor of MS Compsit for the USA!
Canomod is releasing some urban, aggressive looking canopies…
Bobby Smith of RREModels.com wrings out the AHF Aeolus 50!
At this years IRCHA, Avant RC dropped a bombshell, announcing the new Aurora 90 electric. During the event, their team pilots put on stunning demos that really showcased the machine. Just announced, Avant has decided to make a couple of modifications to the frame for even more convenience. Read on for more information.