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TALKING BIG November 2005 -- The Fundamentals of Aircraft Setup TALKING BIG November 2005 -- The Fundamentals of Aircraft Setup
By John Glezellis
Team RCGroups pilot John Glezellis talks about setting up a giant scale aerobat, from CG to thrust angles, with insight on common mixing needs.

(Added: Nov 30, 2005, Hits: 3601, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Great Planes Electrifly Reflection ARF Review Great Planes Electrifly Reflection ARF Review
By John Glezellis
John Glezellis explores this exciting new generation of 3D flat foamies, with exceptional hardware and so much more to offer! He finds the reflection to be a VERY impressive bipe, with tons of side area and rudder authority and all around great performance.

(Added: Nov 30, 2005, Hits: 13176, Comments: 7, Rating: n/a)
JR Indoor Electric Festival Report  2005, from a Vendor's Viewpoint JR Indoor Electric Festival Report 2005, from a Vendor's Viewpoint
By Jason Cole
Hobby Lobby's own Jason Cole provides an insider's view of the JR Indoor Electric Festival 2005!

(Added: Nov 29, 2005, Hits: 7784, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Extreme Flight Yak 54 68inch ARF Electrified Conversion Review! Extreme Flight Yak 54 68inch ARF Electrified Conversion Review!
By Steve H.
Steve Herlacher has a great time converting this fabulous looking, great flying Yak 54 to electric power. While this kit is temporarily unavailable the manufacturer has a broad range of great aircraft that could be converted just like this one!

(Added: Nov 28, 2005, Hits: 10088, Comments: 8, Rating: n/a)
Experimental Aircraft Models' RV6 ARF Glow Review Experimental Aircraft Models' RV6 ARF Glow Review
By David Hogue
David Hogue has flown this scale beauty both glow and electric now...enjoy his report on its glow performance, courtesy of an OS FS91 surpass 4-stroker! (This model can even be built as an RV-6 or RV6a!)

(Added: Nov 28, 2005, Hits: 12062, Comments: 5, Rating: n/a)
Plantraco's Microblimp 900MHz RTF Review Plantraco's Microblimp 900MHz RTF Review
By David Hogue
David Hogue has a great time exploring this fun, exciting 900mhz blimp!

(Added: Nov 28, 2005, Hits: 7146, Comments: 2, Rating: n/a)
A Controlling Interest -- November 2005 A Controlling Interest -- November 2005
By Bernard Cawley
So many choices!!! A look at brushless motor controller programming options and how they are set, from simple to really complicated, and to computers-make-it-simple again.

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 12861, Comments: 8, Rating: n/a)
Horizon Hobby's Spektrum Park Flyer DX6 Broad Spectrum 2.4gHz 6-ch Radio System Revie Horizon Hobby's Spektrum Park Flyer DX6 Broad Spectrum 2.4gHz 6-ch Radio System Revie
By Mike Llewellyn
Mike Llewellyn takes a very detailed and indepth look at this amazing new technology... 2.4GHz, spread spectrum, no crystals, channel auto selection, smart failsafe on throttle, park flier range...all together in an inexpensive 6-channel computer radio....the DX-6!

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 45239, Comments: 67, Rating: n/a)
Horizon Hobby's ParkZone Typhoon 3D RTF Review Horizon Hobby's ParkZone Typhoon 3D RTF Review
By Mike Baker
Mike Baker explores this sharp looking, great flying, amazingly high quality RTF package that includes a REAL 72mhz transmitter with dual rates and more, a brushless motor, variable rate charger, and, most importantly, performance performance performance all in a superb small package with an even smaller price tag.

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 23583, Comments: 9, Rating: n/a)
Great Planes Lipo Parallel Boards Review Great Planes Lipo Parallel Boards Review
By J. David Johnson
Do you have a project that requires more amp handling capacity than your single Lipoly pack can handle? J. David Johnson takes a closer look at ElectriFly's Lipoly Parallel Boards so he could link multiple smaller lipoly packs together in parallel for larger projects.

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 9901, Comments: 13, Rating: n/a)
Hobby Lobby's Honey Bee II Micro Heli RTF Review Hobby Lobby's Honey Bee II Micro Heli RTF Review
By Mike Baker
Heli rookie Mike Baker explores this extremely complete and pre-built RTF (ready to fly with radio preinstalled) micro helicopter, and finds it a superb fit for a beginner pilot. Micro Heli Pilot John Holtzinger also provides his input on this great first heli!

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 114387, Comments: 22, Rating: n/a)
Feiago Larger Brushless Motors -- Revisited Feiago Larger Brushless Motors -- Revisited
By Jim Walker
Dec 12 update: Jim has included more detail on the testing performed and more tests! Jim Walker shares that Feigao had some problems on their first trip into larger brushless motors, but they've bounced back with a fine offering that has all the bugs out at a very reasonable price!

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 15572, Comments: 20, Rating: n/a)
Lil Screamers Motor Review Lil Screamers Motor Review
By James Brink
UPDATED 1/5/06: Now includes an interesting 4 minute flight video of this cute lil screamer in a variety of aircraft, a variety of flying styles, etc! James Brink has a great time exploring this great looking, great sounding little motors!

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 22899, Comments: 48, Rating: n/a)
Ultrafly Ultimate Bipe Parkflyer ARF Review, including Optional Brushless Motor Ultrafly Ultimate Bipe Parkflyer ARF Review, including Optional Brushless Motor
By Jason Moore
UPDATED 12/4/05: Jason has IMAC competitor Will Akers fly the Ultrafly. See his comments added at the end of the review! With fully-airfoiled wings, and brushless power system, this foamy ultimate is purported to handle just like its larger bretheren. Jason Moore brings you a review of his findings.

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 33611, Comments: 25, Rating: n/a)
Great Planes U Can Do 3D EP FlightFlex  Park Flyer ARF Review Great Planes U Can Do 3D EP FlightFlex Park Flyer ARF Review
By J. David Johnson
J. David Johnson explores this exciting new 'nearly indestructible' "ball it up, bounce it, and fly it again" 3D Trainer included-brushed-motor-powered park flyer foamie.

(Added: Nov 24, 2005, Hits: 15075, Comments: 1, Rating: n/a)
3rd Annual NIRAC Indoor Championships 2005 3rd Annual NIRAC Indoor Championships 2005
By Tim Wolff
Tim Wolff covers the exciting indoor nationals - NIRAC 2005 -- including video of some really interesting models, and lots of great details

(Added: Nov 23, 2005, Hits: 11356, Comments: 2, Rating: n/a)
Dynamics of Bungee Launching, Part II Dynamics of Bungee Launching, Part II
By Larry Dudeck
Larry Dudeck continues to explore this fascinating subject! This time, the description is much more indepth, and explores Newtonian physics as well.

(Added: Nov 04, 2005, Hits: 6914, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)