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Tue, 09 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400F4U Corsair's first flight was made from an airfield in Guadulcanal. This uniquely designed fighter soon after, was deployed from ships patrolling the Pacific Ocean.They carried more payload than jets and could stay on station longer, according to military historians. The Corsairs were used for 90 per cent of all ground support missions for the first 10 months of the Korean War, by Navy and Marine Pilots.
Mon, 02 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400With the new technology it is nearly possible to achieve anything including childhood dreams such as flying a helicopter. You can be able to get a lot of fun by flying a remote controlled helicopter which is readily available in the internet for a reasonable price. To start with, an individual needs to purchase a remote controlled helicopter of their choice in the internet or local market. Rc helicopters are available in many categories such as mini rc helicopters, coaxial helicopters and 3d helicopters. To get the best out of rc helicopters, an individual needs to select from one of the categories mentioned above.
Mon, 02 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400Since flying RC helicopters is an exciting experience, you might want to share the fun during a weekend with family members together. Rc helicopters are controlled by using radio transmitters and therefore it might turn out to be difficult to run two or more rc helicopters at the same time because the frequency of one of the rc helicopters may affect the frequency of the other when playing with them. Technology has changed so many things and therefore you can be able to fly a couple of helicopters at a go. You can even create a competition with your friends but make sure that you are careful enough to avoid crashing the rc helicopters.
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400RC helicopters are fun when you get to know the basics of flying them. You only need to get a new rc helicopter to be able to enjoy hours of exciting flights. You can choose to purchase an electric rc helicopter or a gas powered helicopter depending on the preference. For new users it is advisable to get to purchase an electric helicopter which is easy to operate and also cheaper compared to the gas powered helicopter.
Thu, 28 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400With the new technology, you can be able to enjoy a great time with an rc helicopter indoors. Rc helicopters are toys created for people who enjoy flying helicopters. Flying can become a hobby especially if you had dreams of becoming a pilot but through the way you landed into another career but still feel you would like to enjoy flying a helicopter. Rc helicopters are radio operated and have all the functions of a helicopter. You can be able to move nearly all the directions using your radio control.
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400It is an amazing thing to get your own rc helicopter especially if you assemble it yourself. It does not take a genius to assemble an rc helicopter. Assembling takes little time and requires a person who is keen enough to place things in their right places. If you want to enjoy flying an rc helicopter that you have assembled yourself you only require one of the rc helicopter kits available in the market today. You can select the kit that is specially made for starters or the more complex coaxial rc helicopter kit and assemble the parts to make your own helicopter.
Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400My kid always jumps for joy and gives me a warm hug every time I buy RC toys for him. He has collected tens of such toys till now. Now he could skillfully disassemble such toy and assemble it without any difficulty. He even plans to build his own model. I am glad that I made a right choice to buy such electronic toy for him 5 years ago.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400RC Nitro Gas vehicles - how do you comprehend the technical aspects and components of such rc automobiles? In a previous article, some technical details of rc electric vehicles were listed and their terminology clarified. This article focuses on understanding a typical specification for rc nitro gas vehicles.
Tue, 07 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400So, you have discovered your fascination towards rc electric vehicles and are now ready to buy your first automobile. You have opted for an rc electric vehicle to ease you into the enthralling hobby of rc automobiles, but, you are mystified by all that rc terminology and wish that you could understand what a 'brushless' motor is. Fear not, read on and you will soon become an rc pro, 'walking the rc walk' and 'talking the rc talk'.
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400RC vehicles or radio / remote controlled vehicles are available these days in an ever-increasing range of features and functionality. Their diversity begins with the distinction between 'toy' and 'hobby' rc vehicles. This article then briefly outlines the types of rc vehicles that operate on land, water and in air, before finishing with short reviews of arguably five of the coolest rc cars around today.
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Have you ever wondered how easy it would be to get started in the RC hobby world with your first RC Vehicle? You may have already browsed the amazing range of RC Vehicles on the internet and thought to yourself: Where and how do I begin? What follows are simple steps to getting started as a budding RC Vehicle enthusiast without breaking the bank. Read on!
Thu, 19 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Is it really possible for families to enjoy their leisure time together with remote control or RC vehicles, without falling out with each other? What's the likelihood that every individual in a family unit could have a passion for 'burning rubber' with their very own RC vehicle?
Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400The first ever successful flight of a remote control helicopter took place in West Germany in 1968 and was built by Dr. Dieter Schlute. This model was the first fully functional, controllable remote control helicopter and was pioneering in its field, offering the grounding for development throughout the years.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500As you know, helicopters are not just a commodity in the United States, but rather they are well known throughout the world for being one of the best ways to get around. And if you are hoping to own a helicopter on a smaller level, then you should check out remote control helicopters.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500You may already know that sometimes the best helicopters are the ones that you really put a lot of work into. For instance, the remote control gas helicopters, which require constant attention and care to their every detail-be it cleaning, preparing to fly, flying, and taking down and cleaning before storage-are often the type of helicopter that people are most likely to purchase again.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500In contrast to electric helicopters, there also exist gas or nitro powered remote control helicopters that you should really check out, if you think you have it in you. Of course, the gas powered helicopters can be more work intensive, but they can also be more rewarding. You see, it is the gas or nitro powered remote control helicopters that are capable of really showcasing the best agility level and the highest, fastest flying capabilities.
Mon, 22 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500If you are really looking for some fun, then you should check out 6 channel remote control helicopters, which seem to be becoming the great new pastime. You can purchase these really strong and powerful helicopters from your local helicopter and other electronics shop, or from a trades store, and you can use them outdoors or indoors.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500For a beginner, the sheer amount of brands, varieties and specs of RC vehicles can be overwhelming. There are literally hundreds of types of RC cars and trucks, all with different engines, performance levels and completely customizable details. This puts hobby quality RC cars on a whole different level than toys and replicas, and is what makes them so much more interesting and exciting to play with.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500Radio controlled cars first appeared some sixty years ago in the 1940s but the technology at the time was crude and, although cars could be run at speeds of up to 70 mph, it was only possible to run them round and round in a circle on a tether. By the late 1960s however technology had advanced considerably and miniature solid state radio control systems became available. This meant that cars could be controlled from a control transmitter unit with remotely controlled servo-assisted steering, throttle and brakes. Radio controlled models could now be run on a race track rather than simply in a circle and the precision of control available meant that they could be run in much the same way as a real vehicle.
Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500People of all ages are into fun and thrilling hobbies. One of this is RC car racing. If you are into RC racing hobby, just the mention of RC cars will encourage a thrilling sensation. The excitement of racing RC cars is no less than elation. The risks are worth taking and the thrills are enthralling. Nonetheless, if you are among the individuals who have the faintest idea of the exhilaration brought by RC cars, it is never too late for you to experience it.
Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Serious rc pilots prefer noise and price over silence economy and most of all convenience. The complexity of the engine makes it more attractive to those who want to enjoy the real experience of flying a helicopter. Flying gas RC Helicopter could also be treated as your stepping stone into flying a real one since you have gained enough response and sensitivity to the nature of the helicopter. then this one is for you.
Tue, 03 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0500The Villain EX is equipped with a new propeller design. These new surface-piercing propellers are engineered to operate with speed and efficiency using full-size boat technology. The propellers are counter-rotating to prevent torque roll and eliminate the need for drag-inducing trim tabs. The dual, steerable outdrives direct the propeller's thrust for ultra-precise steering response. The trim angle of the outdrives can be adjusted to change how high the bow rides in the water.
Thu, 26 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500The quest for ultimate speed began with the battery connector. As today's batteries store more and more energy inside their cells, traditional battery connectors became a roadblock, unable to deliver all the energy the battery is capable of outputting. The new Traxxas High-Current Connector opens the door for unrestricted current flow.
Thu, 19 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500The waterproof Traxxas EVX-2 is optimized to deliver massive power from dual 7-cell battery packs. The EVX-2 packs a serious punch, belting out over 16 volts of power to the twin 550 high-torque motors. Titan 550 motors feature 30 per cent longer motor armatures than a standard 540 size motor for monster big block torque. An internal fan helps keep the motors running at optimal temperatures for maximum power.
Tue, 17 Feb 2009 00:00:00 -0500So whats with the love affair between guys and radio controlled trucks? What's not to love about Radio Controlled Trucks? These speed demons have all the ingredients for a good time! They are fast and furious, eat dirt for breakfast, and can fly over moguls like crazy dare devils!