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Quadcopter Championships Jason Bachman

Pilot Profile – Jared Bachman

Last weekend one pilot rose above the rest to take home the overall win at the 2014 BigSquidRC Quadcopter Championships, that pilot was Jared Bachman. At only 14 years of age, Jared easily won the Micro 6″ class and finished second in the Nano 2″ class, giving him more than enough total points to secure the overall title. In the Micro [...]

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2014 Quadcopter Championships

Event Coverage – 2014 BigSquidRC Quadcopter Championships

The 2014 BigSquidRC Quadcopter Championships are officially in the books. Hosted by HobbyTown USA Orland Park Illinois last Saturday, it marked one of the first organized quadcopter competitions ever held. The event was made possible by its major sponsors- Ares RC, Blade, and Heli-Max. Several events were used to determine winners in three different size classes. A tricky obstacle course was [...]

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Quadcopter Championship Obstacle Course Picture

We just finished setting up the obstacle course and I think it turned out pretty good. Did a few trial runs, and had a blast! even if you don’t want to participate in the event, you should stop by the Hobbytown in Orland Park, and spectate, it will be fun to watch! Need more info? The Big Squid RC 2014 [...]

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THE Cub Report, 02.24.2014, Version- Some People Lead, Some …

Recently, a big name IFMAR World Champ walked out on a race. After practice, he decided to picked up his stuff and just go home. Sounds like a uncool thing to do? Sound like a quitter to you? It might sound that way, but the racer, Jared Tebo, was worried about the health of his family, that’s why he loaded [...]

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Random IHobby Pic Cubby Teaching a Driver

THE Cub Report, 01.27.2014, Version- Searching for a Daniel …

Happiest of Mondays to you rc fans, I know the weather is less than optimal in some parts of the country, but the rc industry keeps on roll’n regardless. I am deeply saddened and in a perpetual state of numbness because there still has been no “official” word on how Michael Schumacher is doing. To some people, people who have never [...]

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Raging Rotors – Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself

Hey guys, Ragu here with this weeks Raging Rotors, focusing this week on the art of quadcopter blade replacement, plus a few tidbits about stuff going on in the heli world. Now with every great pilot comes a few great crash or freak out stories: I’ve tried using the GPS on my Blade 350QX ¬†when I forgot to wait for signal [...]

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Wrench Bill and Cubby BigSquidRC

THE Cub Report, 01.20.2014, Version- Blinded by Thomas Dolby

Hello RC fans, yup, it’s another Monday and time for THE Freak’n Cub Report. Ok, so lets say you used to ride dirtbikes, or lets say you used to follow the mx/sx scene but haven’t for a while. I gotta say you might want to consider getting back into the scene as last nights (Saturday) Supercross in Anaheim might have been [...]

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