Its that time of year again, July 2, 1011, and it looks like Asia is becoming the hot spot now for 3D competitions. 3DX Philippines is July 2nd and it proves to be a hot event with celebrity judges and many notable industry pilots. Principal sponsors like JR Propo and Scorpion Motors want you to [...]
Archive for June, 2011
Thanks you SpaceTV and ElyQ team RCHR visited Rimini and Venice Italy to bring you all the action from the 2011 Heli Smackdown On The Beach. This is an amazing event based on sandy beaches, beautiful women, sun tan lotion, bikinis, helicopters, lots of alcohol, music and dancing. This event received our highest numbers of views of any event trailer we have ever produced in 2010. We hope this is the same for 2011. We have been commissioned as well for 2012 playing a larger role in the event. Enjoy.
Many have said the Futaba CGY750 is best FBL system out right now, giving the pilot the best dialed in feel. Can something so good be improved? Well, there is always something that can be improved, whether it be little or significant. The test pilots and engineers at Futaba have done so with the CGY750. What did they do you ask? With Phase Equalization. Click to get the info about the CGY750 and find out what Phase Equalization is. Great job to the Futaba Team.
Our friends at RC Mania shot this short vid showing two different views of learning to fly an rc helicopter. Although a fun video to watch and I found myself chuckling while watching some of the scenes, I did relate to this vid. All too often I have read and heard about experiences many beginners have had with the learning curve of flying rc helicopters, some stick with it and some don’t.
Which one were you? Thanks to the RC Mania team for capturing the bottom line of following sound advice. Click to check this vid out.
Summer flying got you out more? With all that flying how about getting a new, magnificent looking canopy for your Beam, Compass, or Henseleit helis? Yes, Fusuno have released their latest canopies and they are magnificent. Along with these canopies, Fusuno has released plastic tail blades for your 450 size helis. Click to check out these products.
Did you know 2011 XFC Helicopter Winner Jamie Robertson flies for Thunder Power RC? Well, he does and for good reasons. Not only are Thunder Power Batteries still proudly matched, assembled and supported in the USA and backed by an industry-leading full 2-year warranty and 50% off damaged battery replacement program coverage, Thunder Power RC is proud of their Team Pilots accomplishments.
Manufacturer or company support and recognition of its Team members is a key ingredient in our hobby. In a press release from Thunder Power RC, they recognize the Thunder Power Team Pilots. Congratulations Jamie and Thunder Power RC. Click to read the press release and what Jamie had to say.
This a sweet trailer highlighting Team Ely.Q at Heli Smackdown (HSD) On The Beach 2011. Team ElyQ attended and sponsored the 2nd Annual event, putting on great performances with their precision machines. With the backdrop of the ocean and the small waves and sand below, this event has become one of the premier events to experience. To check out this sweet trailer, click on.
This weeks episode of the Collective Pitch Show is scheduled for 9pm (Eastern USA) to about 10pm (Eastern USA). Guess who is on the show? If you said Jamie Robertson, then you are correct. I don’t know, it might be just a coincidence that Jamie was scheduled to be on the show even before competing and winning at XFC. Or could it be the twirc Team are psychic? Anyway, click to get more info about today’s show and some tips for the show.
Here is a cool trailer from Heli Masters Carinthia 2011 with highlights, Curtis Youngblood, Stefan Segerer, and much more. Heli Masters Carinthia 2011 was held from May 26th to May 29th. There was a F3C competition, an F3N Competition, and of course a FunFly. Great job with the trailer vid from our friend Flyingcalippo. Click to check out the trailer vid and to view the results from the competitions.
So are you looking for a change in your life? Maybe you are currently unemployed? With the state of economic times across the country many individuals are looking for a job to make ends meet. Well, here is an opportunity for employment.
Power RC Hobbies has a Managers position open which they are looking to fill and are taking resumes from interested individuals. What could be better than working and having fun in arguably the best hobby? Imagine the possibilities! Click to get the full details of this opportunity from their Facebook page.
This is cool, the RC Mania Team got in touch with us to share detailed pics of the new Align 3GX Flybarless System. I don’t know about you but I’ve been anxious to see close up pics. Our friends at RC Mania are providing us with unboxing pics as well as pics of the electronic components within the control unit. Thanks RC Mania. Without further delay, here are the long awaited detail pics, please click on.
Yes, the dynamic duo has their latest episode ready for us. This is Episode #13 – Down Under! Bert and Bobby filmed this episode during their attendance at this year’s Coffs Harbour Heli Fest Fun Fly in Australia and talk in detail about becoming a sponsored pilot and much more. Thank you Bert and Bobby for your valuable knowledge. To get the complete details and to watch a preview of Episode #13, please continue on.
I know that the typical RCHR viewer doesn’t come here for a pessimistic rant about our world economy’s dismal state of affairs, so I will keep this brief. We all have been affected by the recession of the past two years. And the RC industry as a whole has been hit much harder than other [...]
A few weeks ago, Align released the info for the Trex 600EFL Pro Super Combo Kit. Here is the info for the Trex 600EFL Pro Kit and in the likely occurrence of a mishap of some sort, info for more 600EFL Pro spare parts have been added. Thanks Align for providing this info. So, what are you waiting for? To get the info on the kit and more spare parts, please click on. Oh yeah, please check with your local hobby shop or favorite online shop for availability and pricing.