Electric RC – Brushed vs. Brushless

Posted by on Dec 19, 2010 in Articles, Beginner | No Comments

With technology continuing to develop light-weight and more efficient power supplies, it’s not surprising to see an increase in the number of electric powered rc airplanes, helicopters and gliders. Combine demand with continuing drops in cost, and you soon realize that electrics are a great way to get into the world of rc. Additionally, take […]

Electric RC – Electronic Speed Control

Posted by on Dec 19, 2010 in Articles | No Comments

With technology continuing to develop light-weight and efficient power supplies, it’s not surprising to see an increase in popularity of the number of electric powered rc airplanes, helicopters and gliders. Combined the demand with continuing drops in cost you soon realize that electrics are a great way to get into the world of rc. Electronic […]

Electric RC – Outrunner vs. Inrunner

Posted by on Dec 19, 2010 in Articles | No Comments

With technology continuing to develop light-weight and efficient power supplies, it’s not surprising to see an increase in popularity of the number of electric powered rc airplanes, helicopters and gliders. Combined the demand with continuing drops in cost you soon realize that electrics are a great way to get into the world of rc. Inrunner […]

E-flight Ascent Brushless PNP

Posted by on Aug 19, 2009 in Reviews | 3 Comments

Pilot Skill: Manufacturer: E-Flite Power: E-flite Brushless 450 Wingspan: 54 in. Kit Includes: Covered aircraft, installed electronics, speed control, 11×6 folding propeller Photographer: Anand Gona Overview E-flight’s Ascent BL is a powered park glider that requires minimal work to construct and has gentle handling characteristics which make it a suitable aircraft for the advancing flyer. […]

GWS Foam Floats

Posted by on Jan 14, 2009 in How-To | No Comments

With winter in abundance, especially in the midwest of America, it’s time to take the landing gear off and slap some floats on your birds to prevent them from disappearing into the snow on landing. And while ski’s are nice, Control Chat finds they don’t work well when the snow is 6″ and fluffy. Unfortunately, […]

Hobbyzone Super Cub

Posted by on Nov 10, 2008 in Reviews | One Comment

Pilot Skill: Beginner Manufacturer: Hobbyzone Power: E-flite Brushless 450 Wingspan: 47 in. Kit Includes: Foam kit, installed electronics, speed control, NiMH battery Overview Can the Hobbyzone Super Cub kit really teach you how to fly? Has an indestructible rc trainer been produced? Unfortunately the answer to both these questions is no. While the Super Cub […]

Parkzone T-28 Trojan

Posted by on Oct 15, 2008 in Reviews | No Comments

Pilot Skill: Intermediate Manufacturer: Parkzone Power: E-flite 480-size 960Kv brushless outrunner Wingspan: 44 in. Kit Includes: Foam kit, installed electronics, speed control, LiPo battery Overview After successfully completing numerous solo flights, many aspiring rc pilots begin looking for another aircraft that has more to offer then what they currently own. But not something so aerobatic […]