NEW RELEASE: ProTek R/C Universal Multirotor Case

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Protect your valuable multirotor with the ProTek R/C Universal Multirotor Case – a case that’s waterproof, built military-tough with “ATA 300” compliance, features a patent-pending locking system and is completely dustproof. Manufactured to stringent specifications, the ProTek R/C Universal Multirotor Case is lightweight, crush-proof, impact-resistant and virtually indestructible; it holds numerous certifications to prove it. The case is also watertight ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Common Sense RC Lectron Pro Upgrade Batteries for Blade 200 SR X, Blade 350 QX, and DJI Phantom

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Lectron Pro 11.1 volt – 3000mAh 30C for Blade 350 QX & DJI Phantom With the exact same form factor and dimensions as most 3S 2200Mah sized Lipos, the Common Sense RC Lectron Pro Upgrade Batteries for the  Blade 350 QX, and the DJI Phantom are capable of extending flight durations by up to 35%, with absolutely no degradation in ... Read More »

RANDOMNESS: Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 11th and 12th, 2014

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The State of Nevada was recently selected by the FAA as an official UAS Test Site! This designation will lead to the creation of thousands of jobs in the coming years as Nevada leads the nation in development and testing of UAS! Make plans now to attend the Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: SKS Video Productions 2014 Extreme Flight Championships

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2014 Extreme Flight Championships The 2014 Extreme Flight Championships is the MUST SEE event of the 2014 season! Extreme Performances and Extreme Machines SKS attended and once again provides professional coverage of the event, held at the Academy of Model Aeronautics headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. This year’s event hosted helicopter and airplane pilots from around the globe. Countries represented include ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Spektrum AR7300BX 7-CH DSMX Flybarless Control System

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The Spektrum AR7200BX integrated seven channel DSMX receiver and flybarless controller is legendary for its rock solid flybarless controller and 2.4GHz DSMX receiver technologies. Spektrum is now releasing the AR7300BX, which also combines the security of a 7-channel, DSMX® receiver with the precision of a BeastX® flybarless system in a single, compact unit. No special programming interface is needed for ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Align T-REX 550L Dominator Super Combo

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Align has just announced the T-REX 550L Dominator Super Combo. This new T-REX 550L features an inventory of sophisticated, high end components. Included in the combo is a high tech Gpro flybarless system, compatible and programmable with a convenient and easy to operate app on both Android and iOS platforms. High torque Align BL815 and BL855 servos are used throughout, with ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Align 700FL Flybarless Rotor Head System

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Align has just announced their new 700FL Flybarless Rotor Head System. This new flybarless head unit utilizes an extreme low CG design, effectively reducing resistance during 3D maneuvers. The rotor head design comes with the added benefits of increased precision and in-flight response. The red anodized and stainless components work together to create a stylish look that will dress out ... Read More »

Professional Heli Pilot Leon Luke Chooses EcoPower’s 60C LiPos for the 2014 Season

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Luke Leon, a professional heli pilot, has been testing several different manufacturers’ batteries and had this to say about the new EcoPower 60C lineup: “The EcoPower 60C packs are some of the best I’ve personally flown with and they are consistent throughout the entire flight, with no noticeable drop off. This fact, paired with the value that A Main has ... Read More »

TRAINING: Hover Training Part 3: Maneuvering

Hover Training Part 3: Maneuvering

Part 1 and 2 of this hover trainingseries detailed all the techniques required to maintain a stationary hover. This month we’ll apply those skills to maneuvering while hovering. Once again, it’s presumed that these lessons will be practiced on a simulator prior to flying in the real world, and we’ll continue to use the customary airplane term “aileron” to describe ... Read More »