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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...
HobbyKing Tanager Slope Glider
The Tanager is a built up flying wing slope glider that's built from balsa and plywood with carbon fiber reinforcements...
F3K Contest Strategy (Video)
If you are new to F3K like me, you'll be wondering about the strategy part to the competition...
ST Model Blaze RxR EPO Brushless Hotliner Review: A Tower Hobbies Exclusive
The Blaze lets a pilot experience a pretty fast sailplane for a very reasonable price!
ICARE Offers Bidule Tow Planes
The Bidule planes are purpose built for aerotowing and the huge 170 has proven to be reliable towing anything from 2M foamies to massive 25ft 60lb scale ships...
Atlanta Punkin Chunk F3K Contest
On November 13-15 the North Atlanta Soaring Association will be hosting the 2015 Punkin Chunk F3K contest at River Green Park...
The Bruce 2015 RCG Wrap Up
The Bruce 2015 DLG competition is in the books and it may be the last one. Only time will tell on that subject....
The Bruce 2015 RCGroups Photos
RCG pulled in right at lunch time to the famous thermal farm in Bruce's backyard. It was filled DLG pilots from all over the world...
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Malibu 1m ELECTRO
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Plane quiver 3. 80" version
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Airtronics 94164/RX-631 receivers NIB
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Onyx 245 Dual Balancing AC/DC Charger
Hacker A50 12s
NEW Twisted Hobbys Power Combo 30-32” “Standard Models” - TMW/TWS Series
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Mid Size Electric Setup
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JR Universal Ball Link Sizing Tool
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