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Fantastic RC Radio History Site; RC Hall Of Fame

Wonderful site with many details and an outstanding collection of RC gear from the past. Learn how it all began and all the steps along the way to developments we have today. RC Hall Of Fame

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Keith Shaw’s Radical RC 1905 Wright Flyer Part 5

At the field. Note the “cross-country fuel tanks”. Each tank contains two A123 cells inline, housing made of 1/64 ply and card stock. The 4 cells and holders weigh about the same as a 4 amp-hr 3s LiPo pack, but … Continue reading

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Yet Another Flying Car

I was watching Top Gear UK (my favorite show) when it was mentioned a Flying Pinto was inspiration for Scaramanga’s flying AMC Matador used in The Man With The Golden Gun. A company designed a flying car called the Mizar … Continue reading

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Checking A123 RX Packs For Recharge Point

A123 RX Packs can be tricky to deturming how much is left in the pack by checking voltage alone. Variations in connectors and length of wire can have a big impact on actual volt readings when loaded. Using an RRC1000 … Continue reading

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Being A Good Test Pilot: Part 3, On the Wheels

A continuing series on how to be a solid test flight, we continue…… Check the RX pack, that it’s state of charge is high. For an electric model. Verify with the owner that the pack is full. When was it … Continue reading

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Being A Good Test Pilot: Part 1, Mechanical Soundness

Testing a new model out is an important task regardless if it is yours or a friends. Many things go into a successful test flight. This will be the first in a series of articals on this subject. I consider … Continue reading

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