RCX Chicago – Prep & Practice Day

We are 1 day away from RCX Chicago! It’s Friday, and today is all about set-up and prep for the big show tomorrow. RCX Chicago will feature over 20 exhibits and demos, including try-me tracks, racing, indoor flight, tractor pulls and drifting.  Speaking of drifting, we even have the Formula Drift Champion Vaughn Gittin Jr. [...]

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Traxxas RC Truck Saves Soldiers Lives In Afghanistan

Check out this video from ABC News that tells of how a Traxxas Stampede Stampede was used to save soldiers lives in Afghanistan. The truck was loaned from one soldier, Staff Sgt. Christopher Fessenden, to another group who used it to scout out areas. The truck found a trip wire hooked up to a bomb [...]

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ROAR On-Road Nationals: Reedy Sweeps 13.5 TC Class

The 2011 ROAR On-Road Nationals took place July 28-31 at the beautiful Jackson R/C circuit in Jackson, NJ. Temperatures in the low ’90s and humid conditions with the occasional thunderstorm thrown in tested both the drivers and their electronics. Driving a Team Associated TC6 powered by a Reedy Sonic 13.5 motor and 5500mAh 60C LiPo [...]

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JConcepts Illuzion B4.1 8mm Extended Chassis Finnisher Body And 6.5″ Hi-Clearance Wing

JConcepts hit the ground in Vaasa, Finland with an all new body design specifically for the IFMAR World Championships. Cleverly named, Finnisher, the unique design quickly rose to the top of the field during competition and proved effective on the ground and in the air. Designed with aspects learned from the Punisher line of bodies, [...]

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Traxxas 4-Tec Workbench Project

Workbench Project: Traxxas 4-Tec Well, here is another one of my crazy project’s. You see, in my garage of RC vehicles I have this. A Traxxas 4-Tec from a few years ago. I won’t lie, it is beat. I know it’s not a racer, but rather a basher. I had a hard time tracking down [...]

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Great Places for Extreme Bashing

Although some “serious” hobbyists only drive their RC cars and trucks at the track, the fact remains that the majority of RC vehicles are “backyard bashers” that tear up the streets, forests and extreme areas around the country. Warning! What you are about to read should not necessarily be attempted at home. Whenever bashing, always [...]

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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 [...]

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On-Road Nitro 1/8 Euros In Luxembourg: Contact Tyres Take TQ Position

A very good week at the Euro 1/8th A in Luxembourg for Contact Tyres. During the practice Dario Balestri chose Contact Tyres and was so happy with the performance added himself to the Contact Team with World Champion Robert Pietsch, World finalist Simon Kurzbuch, Dutch driver John Ermen and Belgian driver Jerome Renaux. After the [...]

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