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Radio Control Imperial Star Destroyer

April 13th, 2013 at 9:35 pm » Comments (1)

Picked this RC Spaceship up from while I was out at the Toledo Weak Signals RC Show. They actually were not selling it at the show, but I would not let them leave until they sold it to me.  You can get the plans from sg-ideas and all the components needed to build your own. [...]

Ultimate Night Fly RC Electric Airplane

April 3rd, 2009 at 4:30 am » Comments (0)

This Radio Controlled airplane is a scratch built 1936 Lanzo Record Breaker with an eight foot wing span. It is about 12 years old & has seen many configurations from gas powered tow plane, camera ship, autonomous test platform, to video transmitting search plane. In its current configuration, it is a Night Nite flying rc [...]

Make ‘Em Bounce!

March 30th, 2009 at 8:01 am » Comments (0)

If you’ve had 2 or more flights on an RC airplane, you know the joy of making your airplane soar and swoop, and the agony of watching it break into pieces with an unplanned landing. Wouldn’t it be great if they could just bounce? Well, now there is a whole category of foam airplanes designed [...]

Kline-Folgleman Resources Around the Web

December 21st, 2008 at 6:05 pm » Comments (0)

Besides having Super RC powers, Dave Powers of has a great interview of Dick Kline. Dave has spent a lot of time trying the KF airfoil on different platforms, most of them originally unstable without the KF. Dave has come up with some interesting results and as always, Dave’s videos are entertaining and informative. [...]

RC Star Wars X-Wing

November 9th, 2008 at 8:16 am » Comments (1)

As an avid Star Wars fan I have always wanted to build a Radio Control  flying X-Wing. Well, hasn’t everyone? I haven’t yet, but here ares some vids of some folks who have: