Rocket-firing helicopter

This is interesting. A reader from Brazil sent us this video of a Thunder Tiger Raptor 50 that he and his father equipped with a rocket launch. Should there be a law against this, or not? The live action starts about 1:24 into the video. [A note from our team at Model Airplane News: this [...]

Aug 01, 2012 Comments
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We have a winner. Well, two winners.

We recently chose the winners of the first Air Age Media RC Scholarship contest! Each applicant was asked to submit an essay on how RC has had a positive impact on his or her life. Although we received entries from numerous explemplary students, two applicants truly stood out from all the rest. We’d like to congratulate Billy Janus and Gustavo Salazar as the first-ever recipients [...]

Aug 03, 2011 Comments
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Short Course Nationals

The Short Course Nationals are happening at RC Madness in Enfield, CT on August 26-28. RC Car Action editors Kevin Hetmanski and Matt Higgins will be at the race so stop by and say hi. They will also be racing so place your bets now on who will do better.

Aug 03, 2011 Comments
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MaxAmps.com Expands

MaxAmps.com has expanded the capacity of its cells. The new 5450 packs from MaxAmps.com are improved cells that boast higher capacity and higher voltage under load than the previous generation 5250 cells. MaxAmps.com states the use of these cells in packs is a running change to its lineup of packs and that it is doing [...]

Jun 09, 2011 Comments
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RC Insider Vol. 4 Issue 7

Next Level Blitz HPI has updated its popular Blitz short course race truck and the latest version is known as the ESE Pro. One of the coolest editions to this build-it-yourself kit is the inclusion of a genuine MIP ball differential. Like the original ESE, all of the parts are color coded to indicate the [...]

May 13, 2011 Comments
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RC Insider Vol. 5 Issue 6

LATEST NEWS Associated & Hot Bodies Wins 2011 Silver State Nitro Challenge After a weekend of brutal weather that pushed sunshine, wind and even some snow into Boulder City, Nevada, AE’s Ryan Maifield and Hot Bodies’ Ty Tessman took home the Pro class championships. Read more about the race here, and don’t miss our video [...]

Apr 19, 2011 Comments
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RC Insider Vol. 5 Issue 5

Breaking News Don’t miss out! RCX 2011 Show Coverage Couldn’t make it to RCX in California this year? Well, we have a lot of good news. First, you can check out all of the action online at RCCarAction.com. We have dozens of videos that take you right to the show floor and even behind the [...]

Apr 01, 2011 Comments
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RC Insider Vol. 5 Issue 4

Come to RCX this weekend! RCX, the ultimate radio control expo, is here and happening this weekend at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, CA! There’s a lot to see including off-road and on-road racing, drag racing and more. Multiple “Try me” tracks allow you to get behind the wheel and try RC for yourself. You [...]

Mar 18, 2011 Comments
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