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Posted by xplaneguy | Nov 28, 2017 @ 06:26 PM | 17,972 Views
I ordered this 373mm span C-17 a few weeks ago for the amazing price of $23 and I'm absolutely blown away by this very cool RC model. Unlike many variable thrust RC planes I've flown over the past 8 years, this C-17 is in a class by itself. It flies exceptionally well with gyro stability and minimal power required to cruise, in both beginner and advanced flight modes. Flight times are 10 -15 minutes and charge times are relatively short, depending on use. If you do crash, the model is made of spongy EPP foam and just bounces off whatever it hits and keeps going...with no damage seen to date. Another surprise has been the range of control at distances greater than 500ft. The model features a red LED light on the underside...solid red indicates fully charged and blinking indicates time to land.

Everywhere I've taken this C-17, people have been amazed and are literally ordering this plane via cell phone as I'm flying it. Great value, exceptional flying qualities and incredible reliability makes this C-17....a must own RC model!


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Posted by xplaneguy | Nov 23, 2017 @ 04:33 PM | 18,056 Views
This was very special for me. It all started with a Cox PT-19 more than 40 years ago.
Evelyn's first Cox PT-19 flight (1 min 39 sec)

Posted by xplaneguy | Nov 20, 2017 @ 11:46 PM | 18,512 Views
Well guys...I'm happy to report that a crazy idea started by myself and my dear friend Tony Naccarato to gather at least 100 1/2A powered control line planes was...as the kids would say....EPIC!!! It was the most amazing day I've personally experienced in over 40 years dabbling in control line model aviation.

We had 127 1/2A control line models gathered and a perfect flying day. I would like to thank the Valley Circle Burners and the Knights of the Round Circle for coming out to celebrate 1/2A model aviation. Each of you made this happen and I'm forever grateful.

Looking for to the 2nd Annual Gathering.

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Posted by xplaneguy | Oct 31, 2017 @ 09:53 PM | 17,639 Views
Photos taken on Sunday, 22 Oct 2017 during the California State Control Line Stunt Championships, held at the Madera Airport. Great event with impressive models and outstanding pilots....Continue Reading