Futaba has released a free firmware update for the CGY750 flybarless gyro. Click for more information and a link to the update.
Archive for May, 2011
Here is a closer look of the new OS Speed 91HZ-R 3C/3D brought to us from our friends at RC Mania. With their all black crankcases, these engines look stunning. The RC Mania Team were able to give us the first hand photo looks at the differences between the 3C and 3D versions. Not just externally, but the internals as well. Great job RC Mania. Click to check out the photos and read the info from the RC Mania Team.
The Castle Creations Team has released a couple of updates to their products. The first is a software update for the Castle Link USB and the second is a firmware update for the Phoenix Series ESC’s. These updates fix some issues found to occur in certain situations, improving user experience. Read the details of these updates by click on.
Align has released info on their Taiwan webshop for parts used on the new Trex 600 Pro. Also added are parts for the Trex 700N and Trex 500. If you need spare parts or parts to get your heli back in the air after a crash you know Align has it. From the beautiful metal tail torque tube unit to carbon fiber frame parts, Align has you covered. To check the info for these parts, please click on. Also please check with your local hobby shop or favorite online store for availability and pricing.
The HeliCommand technicians and pilots have worked hard to bring a fix for the horizon issue for the HC3-SX flight stabilization system. Although a rare occurance, the HeliCommand Team wanted to insure every issue reported was addressed. Also, they have released the latest software for the X-series (HC3-SX, HC3-Xtreme, and HC3-Xbase). Version 4.0 is available for download. Click to get the final info for the horizon issue and to get the details for Software Version 4.0.
The Blade mCP X from E-flite continues to be one of the hottest micro electric helicopters this year. The Blade Team offers these video tutorials for the Blade mCP X. Owners and fans alike will appreciate the help and support of these types of videos. The saying goes “It’s not the sale which makes a customer for life, it’s what happens after the sale.” Thanks to the Blade Team for these vids. Click to check out the vids.
Attention Skookum SK-720 owners and fans. The Skookum Robotics Team has released the latest software version for the SK-720. This software update packs some improvements and fixes for better user experience. Thanks Skookum Robotics for your hard work to keep your pilots and consumers up to date. Click to check out the details of version 3.0 and how/where to get the download.
Here is the latest offerings from the Fusuno Team. They worked hard to produce a stunning canopy for the Align Trex 250 along with the Titan X50 to the new design Assassin series canopies. Not only did they add canopies but there is also available fins for the Trex 600, micro masking tape, and a couple of cool decals. Nice stuff Fusuno. Check out the details by clicking on.
If you are in the market for a new transmitter, whether to start out in the hobby or maybe to upgrade from a DX6 or DX7, then this might be the time to do so. Just got word on a limited time promo offered by Spektrum RC. Get a extra AR8000 free. Click on to get the details of this limited time promo.
Our friends at RC Mania got to snap some pics of the new nitro motor from Thunder Tiger . . . . the RL.56H. Not only were they able to get the pics but also some specifications comparing the 56H to the 53H. This motor is a beauty, with its nice redesigned red heatsink to what looks to be a new carb. Keep in mind the pics are of a test model so some things may change a bit when consumer production starts. Anyway, click on to check out the close up pics.
Here are a couple of outstanding flights by one of the most talented, young pilots today. Who are we talking about? None other than Andrew Merlino, that’s who! Both of these vids are awesome, but I especially think the spotlight flight of Andrew flying his Trex 700N to be one of the best.
Andrew has a unique style that more people will get to see as he travels around the country doing demo flights at events. Great job Andrew. To check out Andrew show us his skills, please continue on.