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So you want to buy a Quadcopter?

Many new pilots are looking for advice on what to buy when it comes to multirotors. The sheer amount of choice on the market at the moment can be overwhelming and there is no perfect model for every pilot (despite what a few in the forums may tell you!). Continue reading So you want to buy a Quadcopter?


An in Depth Look at the Avios Bushmule

Written by gozerian

I fell in love with this airplane the moment that I pulled it out of the box. It was well packed and sealed to protect it during transport and this is important when you consider just how far a model has to travel to make it half way around the world. Continue reading An in Depth Look at the Avios Bushmule



How to Take off or Launch an RC Plane

We’ve all seen the guy who runs like an ageing warrior with a spear at the ready, determined to launch his spear into a close earth orbit. In reality, his sprint falls short and he tosses the glider like he has given up the will to live. Never was there a greater anticlimax!

Hands up who has seen a botched hand launch so sketchy it smashes into the ground full throttle ripping the front end clean off? Continue reading How to Take off or Launch an RC Plane




Cleaning a Dirty Glow Engine the EASY Way

Glow engines get covered in a very thick a crusty layer of oil, muck, baked on grime and a lacquer that just won’t budge. We have all tried in vain to remove it, and no matter how hard you scrub you just can’t get it all and it’s way too much work. Not only is a dirty engine unsightly, I personally feel they perform poorly and never quite run right. I have no supporting evidence for my claim but I’d like to know your thoughts, so leave some comments below. Continue reading Cleaning a Dirty Glow Engine the EASY Way


Comparing Common Flight Controllers

The last few years has seen an explosion of the multirotor part of the hobby and driven a huge amount of innovation in the flight controllers and the software and firmware that runs them. Ask a handful of pilots for advice on which you should use and you will get many different answers depending on their experience, models they use and style of flying. You often get pilots recommending the same flight controller with different software and firmware! Continue reading Comparing Common Flight Controllers


The Stone Blue Airlines Flying Circus 2016

I had the great opportunity to volunteer for Stone Blue Airlines Flying Circus FPV Festival in Covington, Va this year. The festival was great, filled with awesome attendants and vendors, and hosted by a great group of guys: Jeremiah Guelzo, owner of Stone Blue Airlines, and his team. The festivities started on Thursday, May 19th, and concluded on Sunday the 22nd. There were over 100 pilots who braved the occasional storms on the mountaintop this year. Continue reading The Stone Blue Airlines Flying Circus 2016



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