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San Felasco 2017 F3K Contest
It's a new year and that means it is almost time to kick off the new F3K season. It all begins in Alachua, FL and this year marks the 10th annual San Felasco HLG Festival...
RCG Place of the Month - Orlando Buzzards
This month's featured Place is the in Orlando Buzzards in Oviedo, Florida. This is a soaring club, but you'll also find electric powered models being flown from time to time...
Axi Cyclone Motors - Coming Soon
Esprit Tech shows us some new sailplane motors from Axi with the Cyclone line...
2016 F5J in the Desert
On December 3-4 the East Valley Electric Flyers are having the F5J in the Desert contest...
Quick Turns - F3K Skills to Learn
Get tips and tricks for radio setup and throwing techniques for quick turn around tasks...
Top Model Marabu Coming to Esprit Model
The Top Model Marabu is a popular European designed and manufactured F5J ALES sailplane. It has a 2.75M wingspan and weighs in at around 1250-1400g depending on your gear selection...
RCGroups 2016 Punkin Chunk Coverage
The annual Punkin Chunk F3K contest held by the North Atlanta Soaring Association went down on November 4-6...
Thermal Master Class 2 - Radio Carbon Art Productions
Jim T. Graham
More great videos from the folks at Radio Carbon Art are avialable!
ASW 28 V2 Electric Sailplane
This V2 ASW-28 is a hybrid foam and plastic model with a few nice upgrades over the V1. The wings and tail are EPO foam while the fuselage is blow molded plastic...
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...
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Wanted - A Full Size set of Bob Martin SR7 Build Plans
How Old Are We Here?
The World Models Hall Cherokee II
Baba Jaga Competition
10th Annual San Felasco Hand Launch
the S7055 airfoil on small slopes
Free drawing mini-DLG 1 meter
Typhoon electric by RCRCM build log and presentation
F3X Wireless Timing System by Simon Watts - F3F and F3B
F3-RES Design Considerations
Have You Flown A Gentle Lady?
Techone DLG-1000 (EPO DLG)
Top Model Grafas MAXi 3.5E discussion and build thread
Looking for go fast JW60 Mods
SYNERGY - a collaborative DS project.
What's on your bench?
GO 2 - 1.5m solid core molded entry DLG
2017 New Zealand DS Fest REPORTS AND VIDEO
Dornier DO 335 Pfeil PSS
New PSS Plane - Raptor
JR XG-8 Radio
The January Big Sky, Everyone's invited, Informal Contest.
the new subsonic from Spencer
receiver for sailplanes
F3B @ Lost Hills, CA.
Post the results of your LSF duration, distance, or landing tasks
2017 PSS Fest Group Build, TUCANO!!!!!
***** Flying "F3" XTREME ******
Now that's a big glider!
Pt. Fermin, San Pedro
Phoenix Arizona ALES/F3K/F5J/TD Events
Las Vegas DLG
Bluff Cove Action
Hobbywing 100a v3 new $70 sh&pp
Cast resin .50 cal MG (5-1/8") PAINTED
E-flite 25-46 100-Degree R/L Rotating Retract Trunions EFLG322100L & EFLG322100R
Castle Creations Phoenix 125A ESC
attu Plus 16000mAh 6S1P 15C 22.2V Lipo Battery Pack new from dealer
Tattu plus 22000mah 22.2v 25c 6s1p lipo smart battery pack with as150+xt150 plu
5 Pack RTF Extreme Lipo 220mAh 1S 50C for Inductrix / whoop
4x Tattu 1300mAh 5S 75C Lipos
KDE 700XF 535kV (4530) G3 Motor 8S - 14S
Hi-Tech X2-400 Dual charger
Rodent R1 -NIB
Freewing 3536-800 KV motor
LEG 48" ME-109 EPP Sloper
Reichard ELIPSOID PRO 2.8m e-Glider
NIB Emax 2836/17 2450Kv
Reichard BORA ARF 3.95m e-Glider
2 NIB Gulliow's Lancers
Bob Martin -SR7 Fiberglass Fuse NIB Kit
Bird works -Zipper 60" kit NIB
5 2s batteries, only about 2 months old
Pike Perfect Center Panel
Hanger 9 RTF ASW-20 Sailplane
High Quality Bulk Silicone Servo and Hookup Wire
Good escs servos and brushless motors make offer
New ESR meter
Top Flite prop balancer
Tons of everything sail planes
ABS parts for GP Ultimate Bipe
8x Avroto M2814-11S motors and bearings!
Topflite 1/8 scale p47 parts.
Random Parts for Sale!
Dinogy BVM style 5S saddle pack 6600mah
4400mAh 4-Cell/4S 14.8V Elite 55C LiPo
kontronik kora 15/10 920 kv
Prop Balancer Tru-Spin Precision Balancer
Parsons/ Other Servo Clips NIP
Pulse 4s 4100
GUILLOW'S JU 87-B STUKA Giant Scale Balsa Flying Model Kit w Built BODY
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