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The New and Improved H-King Bixler 3

Written by Rebecca

HobbyKing are always working towards making their models even greater than its predecessor (as if that’s even possible with the amount of praise the older Bixler models received within in the hobbyist community). But you’d better believe it, as they have as they’ve gone and outdone themselves again with the new and improved version of the Bixler3. In this article, I will aim to outline all the features that one can expect to find in the new Bix3 model.

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How to Setup Servos and Control Horns

Written by gozerian

Servos and control horns have a major effect on the way an aircraft will fly. If not setup correctly they will have an adverse effect on flight and this is something we can avoid. In this article we discuss how to setup servos and control horns.

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Understanding LIPO Battery C Ratings

Written by gozerian

Have you ever wondered about the authenticity of the C rating applied to your shiny new battery pack? You might be shocked to learn that many manufacturers are rather careless when handling the truth and prefer to massage the ratings just a little. It’s a vicious cycle because as one vendor slaps on a new label others will follow. Some vendors are blatantly dishonest and should be called out for fabricating the capability of their product.

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RC Flying Etiquette

Written by gozerian

You may be a park flyer and say to yourself that this doesn’t apply to me. I guarantee you that it does and there are very good reasons for you to follow these rules. I encourage you to read on and share this with your friends and fellow pilots. I’ll break this into two parts, Park Pilots and Club Pilots.

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How to Fix Loose Magnets in Brushless Motors

Written by gozerian

Brushless motors in your car or plane take a pretty hard beating and it’s not uncommon to see a motor throw a magnet. In this article we discuss how to fix it and get back on the road or into the sky the easy way. Sure, you could buy a new motor but it might be quicker to fix the one you have.

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How Do You Land an RC Plane?

Written by gozerian

They say, taking off is optional but landings are mandatory. The more landings you do the better you’ll become at it, as practice makes perfect. Landing your RC plane is without a doubt the hardest and most nerve-racking part of the entire flight, particularly when you’re just learning to fly control airplanes.

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Introduction to flying an RC Plane #5 – Your First Radio Transmitter

Written by Thomas

In some instances a transmitter is supplied with most first models. These kits are especially designed for people getting in to the hobby and can provide you with a cheap entry in to the hobby.

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