This is what everyone has been waiting for! The newest competition format for 2011 is just about to start and with that here is the latest news from the Zone Team. Announced were the latest sponsors for the event with SpinBlades, Climb-Out, and Ely.Q on board. Also, announced were the updated Demo Pilot List and a new innovation brought out by the Zone Team. Check out the sponsor pages, get the details for the Demo Teams and the innovation the Zone Team has introduced, just click on.
Archive for June, 2011
Yes, a lot of people were waiting for the release of the 3GX Flybarless System. Well, not to leave owners of the 3G Flybarless System out of all the fun, Align has released version 3.0 for the 3G FBL System. There are quite a few improvements. Click to get the details of version 3.0 and how to download this firmware update.
The staff at Progressive RC gives you an overview of the iCharger line-up of battery chargers. With 6 different models available to choose from, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. This video will help you get an idea of what differentiates the chargers, as well as demonstrating a simple charging setup.
Just announced Sept 3rd and 4th, 2011, is going to be another great trip to Taiwan. For those of you who missed out on the previous years…Align puts on a great show. If you want a turnkey helicopter vacation…then this is it. Last year the price was $500 USD per person which included hotel, food, [...]
Looks like a new helicopter has been announced from SAB. The website is only in Italian and not translating well but looks like they have an English section in the works. Design is very unique…looks well built. The videos look insane. Check it out.
These are insanely fast helis! When I watched these vids the first time, I could not believe my eyes. I had to watch these vids again. These are two new helis, the Goblin 700 and the Goblin 600, developed by the SAB Heli Division, slated to release sometime in this year. Check the vids out by clicking on.
With the release of the new Align Trex 600E Pro 3GX, it was inevitable a build video would be made. Well, the RC Mania team did just that. Oh, and it only took a little over 14 minutes. Now that is some really good build skills, Thanks RC Mania for sharing this video with everyone. Click to check out this great build.
Owners of the Phoenix Model Flight Simulator will be pleased to know you have the cool Gaui 330-X and a new flying site available for download. The Gaui 330-X is a blast to fly around, even the few minutes I had with it today. Oh and the new flying site, the UK Heli Club is easier on my eyes to fly at. Get the info for these updates and check out the screen shots I made of the update and flying site. Just click on.
Perfect Regulators has added a new online ticketing system to support their growing line of quality products and provide a better customer service experience. Click for more details and information.
Take a look here for the coverage from the 2011 Heli Smackdown on the Beach. Photos by Derrick Threatt.
Align announced on their website news section a notice for a needed correction to page 23 of the manual for the recently released 3GX Flybarless System. This correction affects certain units, so current owners are advised to check the serial numbers to see if their unit is one which falls within this series. Thanks Align for sharing this info. To get the info on the misprint, which units are affected, and to read the update please continue on.
Are you into scale helis? Recently, Align added info to their web shop for parts to go along with the scale fuselage that was released for the Trex 500. Also added were info for the 3GX FBL System, and a couple of motors. To get the info for parts and components you are in need of, just continue on by clicking on. Note: Please check with your local hobby shop or favorite online shop for availability and pricing.