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Real heli rescues a model plane

Nov 06, 2012 No Comments by

Ever got your heli/model plane stuck on a tree? That can be really annoying and sometimes even ends up with a loss of the model. This guy got lucky. A nearby helicopter noticed the model getting stuck on the tree and hovered down to rescue it. Now, here’s something you don’t see every day:  

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Hands on the new RJX Goblin Skids upgrade

Nov 04, 2012 No Comments by

As some of you might know – the SAB Goblin heli skids are made out of carbon and directly attached to the frames. This is good as it adds stiffness and strength to the heli and to the skids but there’s also some down sides:  hard lands can end up in damage to the frames […]

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Hitec released a new Lipo cell meter

Sep 27, 2012 No Comments by

Hitec announced a new LiPo checker product. The new LiPo checker offers an easy to read LCD, high accuracy measurements and an integrated balancing feature. The balancing feature offers precision of up to 0.01 volts and the new checker can support any LiPo battery up to 6 cells. Key features of the new checker as published by […]

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New e-Flite 600 Motor review (EFL600)

Jul 02, 2012 No Comments

E-Flite is known for their Blade helicopter series and for manufacturing precise Helis and electronics for them. Recently, e-Flite announced a new series of E-Heli motors (for 500,550,600 and 700 size series). These new motors came out without much fuss, noise or press releases and I actually only found out about them when I was […]

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Special project: Fitting the Align DFC Head on to a Trex 600 Nitro

Jun 27, 2012 No Comments

The Align DFC Head is in the market for just over two months now and had been getting good feedback. The problem is – the head is designed for electric helicopters (the 250,450,550,600 and 700 Trex E models). If you own a Align Trex Nitro machine you can’t use it – as your shaft will […]

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Review: The Align AP800 digital pitch gauge

Jun 08, 2012 No Comments

Align released a new digital pitch gauge called the AP800. The price is low and attractive (we bought it for 26$ over at Helirock.com) and the features seems promising. We received the item a few days ago and ran some checks and tests, comparing it to the excellent RC Logger digital pitch gauge we already own. Here’s […]

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Press release: New telemetry products from Hitec RC

May 25, 2012 No Comments

Hitec RC just release information about their new HTS-SS Advance Sensor Station: The HTS- SS Advance, HTS-ETEMP, HTS-AS, HTS-VM and HTS-SM. The module delivers on its name by providing more advanced telemetry capabilities than any other RC telemetry system and is capable of working with all types of models. It is said to be compatible with the company’s existing […]

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Review: The new Align T-Rex 600 tail slider

May 25, 2012 No Comments

I was excited to see the newly released Align T-Rex 600 tail slider unit – H60249 – (which uses a bearing to slide the tail). It came out about 3 weeks ago and I ordered one from the factory (via a friend) directly when it got released. The new unit came in this week and […]

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Exclusive: Compass 7HV extreme 3D flight by Jonathan Yafe

May 20, 2012 No Comments

We’ve got an exclusive video of this promising young 3D pilot flying his Compass 7HV with the following 12S setup: Jive 80HV ESC, Torq servos, Align 700MX motor and Radix blades. Flybarless system: Mikado V-Bar 5.2 Pro. At only 15 years of age, this guy, Jonathan Yafe, looks promising as he preforms some of the […]

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Video teaser: Voltz’s all new – Thor batteries

May 17, 2012 No Comments

As a continues to our news published here  Readyheli has just released teaser video, demonstrating the new Thor batteris. Original Quote from Readyheli: “Thor batteries has finally satisfied the demand for high performance, reliable, long life cycle LiPo RC batteries through advanced technology and stringent quality control.  These cost-competive batteries truly harness the power of Thor […]

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