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HobbyKing Cumulus 1500mm Balsa DLG (PNF)
A great introduction to to the world of DLG at an affordable price. The Cumulus is an easy way to enter the DLG world.
ArmSoar Composite Gliders GO 2 DLG
Get the full DLG experience with a composite glider...
HobbyKing Hall Cherokee - RCGroups Review
An cool take on a classic American homebuilt glider from Hobbyking.com.
Hacker DLG 1000 ARTF
Now here's a cool new model from Hacker that is perfect for your first entry level DLG or just for fun...
Flyzone Rapide Sport Glider
The Rapide is a 60" brushless glider with aerobatic prowess.
The AMA NATs F3K RCGroups Coverage
The Hand Launch portion of Glider Camp has concluded after two brutally hot days and challenging weather conditions...
Sigma 2 Meter Electric Sailplane ALES (ARF)
Available through Hobbyking, the Sigma is an overgrown DLG.
Horizon Hobby and E-flite's Radian XL is Available
The Radian XL motor glider has a flying horizontal stabilizer for better pitch control. The entire stabilizer rotates up or down to provide extra aerodynamic force. The result is a big glider with
Flyzone Micro Calypso
FlyZone announced the Micro Calypso this month adding a tiny companion to the popular electric glider...
HobbyKing Russell 2000mm Hotliner
The Russell is a 2M sailplane designed to be a great first hotliner or sport model. The fuselage is fiberglass with carbon fiber tow reinforcements and a bell crank system to control the full flying
HobbyKing Dynamo Electric Glider Review
The Dynamo is traditional built up glider that can be used on the slope, bungee launched or powered with an electric motor. It was designed by Felipe Vadillo and is a 3 channel model with 1500mm
Joe Nall - E-flite Radian XL First Look
Horizon Hobby's presence on the electric flight line could not be missed. They had plenty of cool new models on display and in the air. One of those was the new Radian XL...
Possum Toss F3K Contest June 25-26
The Coffee Airfoilers are hosting a two day F3K contest on June 25/26 in Tullahoma, TN. This is a fantastic place to fly and will be a good warm up for the Nats. The field is centrally located between
Radio Carbon Art's Thermal Soaring Master Class is Here
Radio Carbon Art's latest video is here and it's all about hot air. It's the Thermal Soaring Master Class and with your purchase you'll get 2 hours of HD footage professionally shot and edited to
Thunder Tiger Explorer 1500 Pro Sailplane
The Thunder Tiger Explorer 1500 Pro is a 1.5M wingspan electric glider that comes with a strong power system for quick climbs to soaring altitude...
RCRCM Gooney Flying Wing
The RCRCM is a new flying wing design with a span of 1.5M. It's a great sport model for the slope so long as you have a nice landing area...
Toledo News - Skip Miller Models
We talk with Skip Miller about what's been going on with his commercial UAV business...
Toledo News - Kennedy Composites
Barry from Kennedy Composites tells us about a new affordable altitude limiter and we learn about a new ring controller r/c paper airplane...
AXi V2 Long Sailplane Brushless Motors
Axi recently came out with newly designed V2 versions of their 28, 41 and 53 series motors and now word has come that they are making long can sailplane version in the 28 series...
Ares Alara E-Glider
If you are looking for your first E-Glider you'll want to check out the Ares Alara. It's easy to fly and durable making it a great trainer...
RCG Place of the Month - North Atlanta Soaring Association
This month's featured Place is the North Atlanta Soaring Association. They are an AMA charted club for soaring enthusiasts..
New! Snipe SN and SNT with New Color Schemes
Have you seen the new Snipes?
How To: Easy Carbon Fiber Pushrods
We all know there is more to this hobby than flying, especially in the sailplane world, where there is less RTF aircraft. You'll either already have building skills or you will need to develop them
RCG Place of the Month - Caselman's Hill
Every month we like to feature a group from our Places page. There are literally thousands of Places listed pointing out sites like flying fields, hobby shops, race tracks, and boat ponds...
HobbyKing Zeus 3170-X Sailplane
The Zeus 3170-X is a great looking ARF composite sailplane designed for thermal duration or the slope...
Anti-Slip Strap for Folding Propellers
There are any number of ways to secure your folding props for storage or transport, but few are as elegant as these new Esprit Model Anti-Slip Straps...
HobbyKing Dynamo ARF Glider
Now this brings back memories of my first ever r/c plane, the Great Planes Spirit glider. The simplicity of balsa construction and elegant lines are captured by the Dynamo in a way that will surely
Radio Carbon Art Electric Sailplane Clinic 3 Review
Paul Naton has done it again with the release of the Electric Sailplane Clinic 3...
Snipes are ON SALE!
The Snipe is a solid choice for F3K. Designed by the venerable Joe Wurts, the Snipe can be seen at competitions all over the world and is known by its high launches and great handling...
F5J Contest in Queen Creek Arizona Dec. 5-6
If you fly electric thermal duration and live near the Queen Creek Arizona area, then you'll want to check out this upcoming F5J contest...
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Multiplex Heron High Performance RR Electric Sailplane Review
Dream Flight's Alula-Trek Sailplane Review
Graupner USA V-Venture HoTT RTF Electric Sailplane With mz-10 Transmitter Review
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What's on your bench?
USA F3K Team Selection finals, Muncie (AMA field), Sept 3-5, 2016
Disorientation at altitude.
Hi-Starts For F3-RES
Been thinking about contests and such
Anyone in Piedmont NC?
Hyperflight/Vladimir's Models ELF - Mini DLG
Lanyu/Modster ASW 28 2.6M
Evolution W the REvolution of the Woody DLG
Skybench Sky Bird Electric Build
OCSS - Orange County Slope Stuff
Scale glider airfoil sections.
Lacolle International ALES - Aug. 26-28 2016
E-flite Radian XL
1:2,3 Ka6 cr
CVRC FALL FEST!!!! OCT 1st & 2nd
Another question about Old Futaba 8uaf Xmitter programming
What did you do with your DLG today?
Looking for go fast JW60 Mods
Evolution (EVO) 3.1, removable wings and tails
BSS Mid-AM (OVSS #7 2016) WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED
ZEPPELIN 1.7m "PSP" video and stuff
First Occasional TOSS DLG Contest - Aug 28, 2016
E-Flite Allusive 2.2m ARF
RCGroups Podcast 54 - Glyph Goggles, HK Excalibur, Fat Shark Dual Diversity and more!
SALPetra -- sister of SALPeter ?
SC2 2016 - Southern California Soaring Clubs' Official Thread
Colorado DLG Happenings...
Slope Flying Highlights! *****Post your videos*****
2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk
ASK-21 UMX: How long should the hi-start be?
The British Columbian DLG scene
CHECK THIS ONE OUT! Mid-America Soaring Champs (Mixed Launch TD!) Lexington Ky
Topmodel Fascination 3.6m sport electric build log.
Rhom air mains
Xplorer 2.5 3.8 meter
Best Pilots VSS (Soviet WWII)
T Handle Reamer Deal
HobbyMate 2840-3600KV Motor
Winch for sale excellent condition!
Drone Safety Vests now also for FAA Part 107
CAM competition altitude limiter for ALES
Venom 4S 5000mAh 100c Lipos
Supra Right Wing tip panel
Giant Power 6S
DLG Dart with splitable wing
New BL180 2500kv motor, prop adapter & used prop, backplate - $20 shipped
Hitec X2 400
How High and Reader
ST Models Arcus M sailplane FREE shipping NEW
Precision Aerobatics Thrust 40 with spare shaft
Tragi 705x Elektro. 3.3m moldie.
Pike Superior Fuselage only. Very good condition.
Pike Plus 3 piece wing. 3.2m span, RG-15. Good cond.
CG Balance stand. Ball bearing pivots, XL
Futaba HT5F1800B NiMH Transmitter Battery 4PX/14SG
Jolt 2 from Soaring USA. Super Fast!
Power Board (NIP)
Flush Mount Sevo Mounts
Laser Cut Sailplane Kit Called The "Buzzard"
Charger & power supply !
airtronics 8 channel fhss1 receiver
Aluminum Landing Gear
Oleo Struts with 7/16 diameter
Extreme Flight Stand
Blue Bird BMS-306's $20 a pair
Super lite Alula, wing, set up AR6300 Nano + 2 Blue bird 303J's
SPECTRUM AR6100's (2)
Battery Monitor Alarm 1S-8S
2 XR9 trans with orange spec/jr mod NEW $100 for the pair!!
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