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New Pricing for the Viper RC Air Series Speed Cont…

Viper RC has been producing some quality ESC’s with their Air Series of speed controllers for a while now, but this new pricing has seriously caught our attention. Air 10 2S-3S Linear 10A 12A $9.99 Air 25 2S-3S Linear 25A 30A $11.99 Air 40 2S-6S Switching 40A 50A $18.99 Air 60 2S-6S Switching 60A 75A $32.99 Air 80 2S-6S Switching 80A 95A $39.99 Air 120 [...]

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Raging Rotors: The Path to Pilot is Paved in Broke…

For the humble beginnings of ‘The Path…’ see Part 1 and Part 2. I’ve been buried into some multirotor building that I completely forgot I need to finish what I started here on Raging Rotors; either that or I was half expecting Doug to write it this week after last week (Props to Doug and his great scale/crawler work). As we come [...]

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Flyzone Hadron Flying Wing 33.5"

Flyzone Hadron Flying Wing Tx-R & Rx-R 33.5″

The crew over at Flyzone has a new plane called the Hadron Flying Wing. It uses a large fin and thrust vectoring to give it extreme aerobatic capabilities. Some of its other features include- * 2200kv brushless motor * Easy battery access * AeroCell foam, ABS plastic, and carbon fiber to make it durable * Able to fly knife edge The Flyzone Hadron comes in [...]

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Parkzone Ultra Micro ICON A5 BNF

ParkZone Ultra Micro ICON A5 BNF

With the new ICON A5 from ParkZone you can fly off of land or water. The ICON A5 comes with easily removable landing gear, making it quick and easy to convert from one to the other. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Officially licensed by ICON * Incredible scale detailing * 2.4 GHz radio system * AS3X flight stabilization * 2500kv brushless [...]

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Robbe Red Bull Edge 540

Robbe Red Bull Edge 540 ARF

We are big Red Bull Energy Drink fans around the BSRC offices so when we see a trick machine with Red Bull livery we are all over it. Robbe is a German company that’s makes all sorts of flying machines and their latest is a Red Bull Edition Edge 540 ARF. The Red Bull Edge 540 uses laser cut wood parts [...]

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E-Flite Beast 60e ARF

E-Flite Beast 60e ARF

With a name like the Beast, the newest 60-sized plane from E-flite should be an animal in the air. E-flite designed the Beast 60e ARF from the ground up with modern brushless/Lipo power in mind. It’s light and engineered for aerobatic 3D flight. It’s also fast to get in the air, final assembly requires only 4 screws and 4 pins. The Beast [...]

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E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF

E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF with AS3X

The new E-flite UMX Yak 54 180 BNF is an ultra micro sized airplane that uses AS3X technology to not only make it easier to fly, but to also boost its aerobatic performance. AS3X stability control makes it easier to pull off all those cool aerobatic moves that you’ve been wanting to learn. The Yak 54 180 has a wingspan of [...]

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E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF SAFE Technology

E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF

The latest plane from E-flite is the Apprentice S 15e RTF. On the outside the Apprentice looks pretty run-of-the-mill, however, the people from Horizon put a pretty bold statement into the press release, “This airplane is the most intelligent RC airplane ever offered by Horizon Hobby.”. On the inside the Apprentice is full of the latest flying technology called SAFE. SAFE [...]

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Video – Top Flite Giant Scale Spitfire Gas ARF

The crew over at Top Flite have just posted a new video on their Giant Scale Spitfire ARF. The video showcases the aerial abilities of this huge, perfectly scaled beast. The Giant Scale Spitfire ARF sports a wingspan of over 86″, a street price of right at $750, and it should be hitting your local hobby shop any day now. Check [...]

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ParkZone Focke-Wulf FW-190A-8 BNF Basic

ParkZone Focke-Wulf FW-190A-8 BNF Basic

We’ve all had those days, the type that leave you needing to blow off some steam when you get home from work. Horizon Hobby has just announced their new ParkZone Focke-Wulf FW-190A-8 airplane, a perfect plane to get into a dogfight with your buddies and forget all about your bad day at the office. The Focke-Wulf is an exceptionally detailed warbird [...]

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Hobbico Booth Weak Signals Toledo 2013

Hobbico Booth Weak Signals Expo 2013

One of the highlights of the 2013 Weak Signals Toledo RC Expo was the huge booth from Hobbico. Inside were all of Hobbico’s product lines like Futaba, O.S. Engines, Aquacraft, Heli-Max, Flyzone and Tactic. Perhaps the biggest news in the booth was the announcement of the new Heli-Max 1SQ mini-quad with on-board camera. There are several neat features about the camera- [...]

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Weak Signals RC Show – Toledo Ohio – We Are Here!

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that a few of the Big Squid RC crew will be in attendance this weekend at the Weak Signals RC Show on April 6th 2013! The show is all weekend, but we have some in to town to check it out. We have heard nothing but good things about the show, and [...]

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Tactic TTX650 6-Channel 2.4GHz SLT Computer Transmitter

Tactic TTX650 6-Channel 2.4GHz SLT Computer Transm…

Looking for a nice price point on a 6 channel air transmitter? The crew over at Tactic have just introduced their new TTX650. The new 650 should turn a lot of heads, not just for its features, but also for its reasonable price. A large LCD screen comes standard, and the 650 is compatible with all SLT receivers and TX-R [...]

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Flyzone Tidewater EP Seaplane Video

New from Flyzone is the Tidewater EP Seaplane video. you get a chance to get some info and details about the plane as well as see it in action. This is one of those times, where if I had some actual ‘flying skills’ I think it would be really cool to fly one of these. Check out the video [...]

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We are at E-Fest!!!

We are at eFest 2013! We will be running live cams, posting booth pictures, flying, crashing, and all sorts of stuff! If you are in the Champaign IL area, come by and say hello, grab some stickers, and hang out! Click this link for all of the eFest News you can use from Big Squid RC.

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