Jenni Orebaugh reviews the Futuaba 6J Six Channel 2.4 GHz S-FHSS Radio. It is a radio system easy enough for the beginning flier. Read the entire story and review on page 67 in the December issue of Model Aviation magazine. The Futaba 6J Radio System is an asset to any type of aircraft flown whether [...]
The Mentor-G by Maxford USA has to be one of the best all-round Basic Trainers available. It might just also be the best airplane to introduce RC flying to the public. Its slow flight is excellent, its initial and operating costs are low while it can be exciting to fly if pushed. Join us as Sport Aviator tests a very unique Basic Trainer.
Movies Added! Here is another entertaining “crash” video from Propwash Video that is exciting and fun to watch all the while being very educational. Learn what not, and what, to do from the experiences of other pilots. Grab the popcorn and your notebook. 7 short video clips with author comments are in this one.
Take one RC Blooper video meant for fun, mix in a different perspective, and you get a fun, educational video for the new RC pilot. Watching control inputs and situational problems get resolved in the worst way possible will show what not to do. And you might have a good time while learning. Open the Baggage Compartment door, grab the video and learn.
Yeah, Right. Another wonder charger for Lithium batteries. But wait, this thing not only charges twin battery packs but has special circuitry that: ALLOWS SAFE 3C CHARGE RATES, REVILTALIZES WEAK LI-POLY PACKS, STORES BATTERY DATA HISTORY AND CHARTS ON YOUR PC and CHARGES EVEN THE LARGEST PACKS. Open the door to the Baggage Compartment and connect with Bob Aberle as he details FMA’s new CellPro 10S.
Movies Added! – It’s finally here. A tiny video camera that weighs less than 1.5 ounces, mounts anywhere on anything, is so easy to use that even a computer idiot like your Editor has no problems working it and COSTS AROUND $80! Rummage through the Baggage Compartment with us and enjoy the ten airborne videos, in and out of the cockpit.
Twisting, diving and roaring across the sky, Warbirds are every modeler’s “dream” aircraft. Watch some of the largest and best perform on this 90-minute Video of 2006 Warbirds over Delaware event. Look for it packed away in the Video Section of the Baggage Compartment.
The ElectriFly Ultra E-Box can carry everything needed for a great day shoving electrons around the sky packed into one, completely pre-built, attractive and light field box that costs only about $40. Open Sport Aviator’s Baggage Compartment doors, read about it and then get one for yourself before ElectriFly realizes what a super deal this is.
If you are interested in other facets of modeling not seen at your local flying field, try water flying. This SKS video provides 79 minutes of this unique modeling aspect. Water flying is fun too and this video examines all parts of it. Check our Baggage Compartment for more details.
The new Horizon Hobby’s FS One RC Flight Simulator not only has the good graphics, its aircraft handle so much like the real thing you might forget you are flying a simulator. Open the Baggage Compartment door and look for yourself.