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Michael Heer
By Michael Heer
Michael Heer has a blast flying a witch-patterned GWS Flying Merlin!

(Added: Oct 29, 2004, Hits: 2554, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Hobby Lobby Alfa Focke Wulf Review Hobby Lobby Alfa Focke Wulf Review
By George Voss
George Voss explores this exciting new scale park flyer, including tests with both brushed and brushless power packages. George finds that... "The Alfa isnít grounded when the wind comes up.... The hollow molded skins look very realistic and you wonít find ejector pin marks, or large beads on the surfaces. This has been a very satisfying and enjoyable review. "

(Added: Oct 25, 2004, Hits: 36707, Comments: 6, Rating: 4.0)
Draganfly IV Helicopter Camera Ship Review Draganfly IV Helicopter Camera Ship Review
By Michael Heer
Michael Heer explores and reviews the video Eyecam and Dragonflyer IV as he learns to fly a RC helicopter with the help of a friend. This review covers the basics and sets the stage for a video production in the future using the Eyecam and the Draganflyer IV>

(Added: Oct 22, 2004, Hits: 25562, Comments: 11, Rating: n/a)
Honey Bee RTF Micro Heli Honey Bee RTF Micro Heli
By Bud Morrison
Thinking about trying your hand at a Micro Heli? I found the Honey Bee ready to fly micro helicopter to be a great fixed pitch helicopter for the beginner and experienced micro helicopter flyer.

(Added: Oct 21, 2004, Hits: 49328, Comments: 8, Rating: 5.0)
West Mountain Computerized Battery Analyzer/Discharger Review West Mountain Computerized Battery Analyzer/Discharger Review
By Adam Till
While I've always preached that a good charger is worth its weight in gold, many excellent chargers fall short on the discharge side of things. While knowing how much energy went into the charge cycle is important, knowing just how much can come back out again safely is arguably even more important. That's where the West Mountain CBA comes in....Working off of a USB interface, the West Mountain CBA provides up to 150 watts-worth of discharge capacity coupled with the ability to provide real-time feedback as to what is truly happening to the test battery.

(Added: Oct 19, 2004, Hits: 15439, Comments: 3, Rating: n/a)
Hobbico's Accu-Cycle Elite Charger/Discharger/Cycler Hobbico's Accu-Cycle Elite Charger/Discharger/Cycler
By Bernard Cawley
Hobbico's new Accu-Cycle Elite is two charger/discharger/cyclers in one compact package. Here's a detailed look at this flexible piece of workbench and field equipment.

(Added: Oct 19, 2004, Hits: 50385, Comments: 11, Rating: 5.0)
Totally Outrageous Challenge 2004 Video Review Totally Outrageous Challenge 2004 Video Review
By Michael Heer
The show was great fun to watch! It was hard to select which clips to use as the pilots were so good. The jet was simply too fast for me to follow. Sorry the jet clips aren't better.

(Added: Oct 17, 2004, Hits: 10873, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Hobby Visions 2004 Trade Show -- SNEAK PREVIEW! Hobby Visions 2004 Trade Show -- SNEAK PREVIEW!
By Michael Heer
GWS asked for demo pilots for the Hobby Vision show in Las Vegas and I answered the call. I am glad that I did! This review is a few of the things that caught my eye.

(Added: Oct 08, 2004, Hits: 21780, Comments: 2, Rating: n/a)
Cedar Hobies B-29 Air Warrior Review Cedar Hobies B-29 Air Warrior Review
By Albert Wahrhaftig
Albert explores this amazingly inexpensive, great looking, differential-thrust-controlled B29.

(Added: Oct 07, 2004, Hits: 34502, Comments: 84, Rating: n/a)
A Sneak Preview of Futaba's Exciting new 9C SUPER! A Sneak Preview of Futaba's Exciting new 9C SUPER!
By AnnMarie Cross
AnnMarie Cross gets an exclusive inside look at this exciting new release -- including great new heli, and acro features and programming setup videos! (The new glider coverage is so exciting and extensive it is in its own article in LiftZone!)

(Added: Oct 03, 2004, Hits: 24600, Comments: 30, Rating: n/a)
Converting a 9C Throttle from Ratchet to Spring Converting a 9C Throttle from Ratchet to Spring
By AnnMarie Cross
Converting Futaba's most popular radios -- the 9C and now the new 9C Super! -- from ratchet to spring on the throttle stick -- changing the usability for robots, gilders, and many other uses!

(Added: Oct 03, 2004, Hits: 5477, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)