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2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk is Almost Here
The North Atlanta Soaring Association is hosting the 2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk DLG Contest on November 4 - 6
E-flite Radian XL 2.6m BNF - RCGroups Review
Jim T. Graham
The Radian's big brother is here and RCGroups took it to the field to see how this big bird flies.
RCGroups Coverage of the 2017 US F3K Team Selection
Mean Joe Vermillion
Mean Joe ran across the Team Selection event for the 2017 US F3K event at the AMA. Lets check out what he found!
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 HOT 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
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DLG canopy location
2 metre Jart
Cape Cod Slope Flyers 10/12/13
F-86 Sabre PSS
900 mah round cell Lipo, where to get them??
Another Phase 6 (sport)
Its here...the new Typhoon..."Stormbird"
The Wasabi from FL Bird Works
DLG un-coordinated turns slip/skid video
Build Log - CHALLENGER
electric bird of time
ARTHOBBY, pilots thread.
Colorado Front Range Slopers
Hobbyking Durafly Excalibur warmliner
E-flite Radian XL
Colorado - The Western Slope
The brand new foam moulded Zulu!
Pacific NW Hand Launch Contests 2016
JB Weld for control horns?
ASW28 V2 Electric Sailplane EPO/Plastic 2540mm (PNF)
Flip a.k.a. Kulbutin II (?)
Guide to Building an AR-1 (aka Freedom)
Elio becomes Elio X
New F3-RES Forum Proposal - Vote Now
variometer from wireless copilot -no idea when/if will be available
F3J ESL in Warrenton - Oct. 22/23 2016
Weasel TREK from DREAM-FLIGHT
Lanyu/Modster ASW 28 2.6M
Colorado DLG Happenings...
What did you do with your DLG today?
A Scratchbuilt 1.6M Glider, my own design I call the "Boomer"
Flyzone 73" Calypso EP Glider Review
Robart Electric Retracts for Hangar 9 Corsair 60cc
Autoquad ESC32 V1 x3 -- $25 shipped
Five 3648 - 1250kv motors - $60 shipped OBO
Aerostar 65 amp & 85amp ESCs. New in box. W/ programming card
Turnigy Lipo IR Meter
Charger and Power Supply
Zippy Compact 25 Series 1000 3cell - XT60 connector
Hobbico Accu-Cycle Pro Series Charger
Matek Lipo Cell Checker
Chargers and voltmeter
GENS ACE and Sky Lipos
Accu-Cycle Elite with LiPo Cell Balancer and Temp Sensor
Trak Power 25a Power Supply
Chargery S1200 Charger Power Supply
ICharger 4010 Duo AS-NEW
Re-post: DLG fuselage (1.5m)
Scorpion HK-4025-890KV Motor $100 shipped
E-flite 15-25 Size 85 degree Electrical Main Retracts with Extra Hardware
A Lightly Used Hobbico TorqMaster 90 Deluxe with Lipo Battery Box
Hobbico Custom Sealing Iron
FMS 1700MM Parts!!complete power setup plus retracts.
NEW/Unbuilt Sprint 2.2m Carbon F3F, w/6 MKS6100's
Nice Wing Bag
Hyperion EOS 0610i Duo Charger
Align RCM-700MX (510Kv)
TATTU 10000mAh 6s 25c Lipo Battery
Xacto #16 Blades x 100 pack
DLG Switch Jack w/JST connectors
Look what I found! NIB Omega 1.8e
Too flite D.C.-3 plastic parts brand new
Venom Pro 3 Balance Charger 100w 7A
Micro switches <<<<<<<<
Atomik 2 -3 cell balance charger
Davey Systems "Vengence" Electric Sailplane Kit
Castle Phoenix Edge 75, 8S, 34V, 5a Bec
Turnigy Accucel-6 50W 6A Balancer/Charger w/ Accessories
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