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Promote Your Fly-In Event with Us!

Posted by Jodi A. on 3/15/2018 to Site
Is your flying club hosting an event? We want to know! 

How To Return an Item That You Purchased

Posted by Jodi A. on 3/8/2018 to Site

What do you do when you purchase the wrong item? Or the item doesn’t work the way you thought it would? Or you just don’t need it?

Fun Times at the OFMC Fun Fly & Swap Meet

Posted by Jodi A. on 3/1/2018 to Events
Fun Times at the OFMC Fun Fly & Swap Meet

We had a great time vending at and sponsoring this fly-in. Check out pictures and video from the event!

4 Types of Glue for Kit Building

Posted by Jodi A. on 2/22/2018 to Planes
4 Types of Glue for Kit Building

What is your plane made of? Balsa? Foam? What kind of foam? EPP, EPO, Depron, etc.? Do you know what glue is appropriate for your kit? Today, we will discuss four different types of glue and their purposes in kit building.

How to Find Out When an Item You Want Becomes Available

Posted by Jodi A. on 2/15/2018 to Site
A common question is “How will I know when an item comes back into stock?” Here is what you can do to save yourself an email or phone call.

Make an Offer, Save BIG

Posted by Jodi A. on 2/9/2018 to Site

Need an item to get you up and flying, but it’s a little out of your price range? Make us an offer and save!

How to Raise Money for Your Club: Become an Affiliate!

Posted by Jodi A. on 2/2/2018 to Site
How to Raise Money for Your Club: Become an Affiliate!

We love the RC flying hobby and the RC community. Why else would we do what we do? We have been honored to sponsor fly-ins, vend at events, and contribute to after-school programs and STEM class projects. In this spirit of community, we have rolled out our Affiliate Program

3 Common Power System Problems and How to Solve Them

Posted by Jodi A. on 1/26/2018 to ESCs
Sometimes, we pilots experience a problem that we are not sure how to identify, much less resolve. The following flow charts are designed to walk you through the most common power system problems and their fixes.

How to Get Free Products with the Rewards Points Program

Posted by Jodi A. on 1/19/2018 to Site

By registering for an account with our site, you can take advantage of our rewards program. This program will allow you to earn points by purchasing items you already need. Accumulate points and use them to “buy” items. That means you can get FREE products!

Battery Pairings: Series vs Parallel

Posted by Jodi A. on 1/12/2018 to Batteries
Battery Pairings: Series vs Parallel

What does it mean to run batteries in series or in parallel? Why would pilots do that? The short answer to the second question is: because they don’t want to buy a bigger battery. The first question requires some explanation.

5 Steps to Updating Your Account

Posted by Jodi A. on 1/5/2018 to Site
5 Steps to Updating Your Account
If you have placed orders with us but haven’t created an account, you are missing out! With an account, you will be able to see your order history, save your address(es), participate in the rewards program, check your gift certificate balance, update your wish list(s), and more. 

5 Reasons to Join a Flying Club

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/21/2017
The RC hobby is much more than getting aircraft up in the sky. If you're new to the hobby, or even if you have been flying for awhile, there is something to learn. How do you figure out the tricks that make getting your plane set up much easier? How about actual tricks with your awesome new 3D plane? What if your last prop breaks or your batteries are low? Do you just go home? It's time to join a club! There are many, many reasons to join a club, but here are my top five.

The Dos & Don'ts of Lipo Battery Care

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/18/2017 to Batteries
The lifespan of your battery can be lengthened through proper care. Remember: Lipo batteries are FLAMMABLE. No one wants to start their workbench/garage/house on fire, so let's take a look at what we should and should not do with our batteries.

What Every Pilot Should Know about Propeller Pitch

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/14/2017 to Props
Every pilot who flies a plane is familiar with prop designations. When you buy a motor from us, you can look at the prop test data and determine whether you need a 7x5 or a 10x3.8. But what do those numbers mean in practice?

Get Your Foam Questions Answered

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/11/2017 to Planes
You may have seen the different types of foam in an airplane listing and asked yourself, "What is the difference between EPP, EPO, and EPS foams?" Be confused no more! We're here to answer all of your foam questions.

Power to the Receiver! All about UBECs

Posted by Jesse R. on 7/7/2017 to ESCs
Last time, we discussed the role of the ESC in providing power to the receiver through the ESC BEC.  What we didn't tell you is that not all ESCs have BECs, in which case the receiver requires a separate power source....

What Every Pilot Needs to Know about ESCs

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/5/2017 to ESCs
The ESC (electronic speed control) is an integral element to your power system. Its primary purpose is to regulate power to the motor. Most ESCs also supply power to the receiver and servos. So, how do you know what type of ESC to choose?

12 Steps to Safely Charging a Lipo Battery

Posted by Jodi A. on 7/1/2017 to Batteries
Congratulations! You just bought a new batteryIt’s up to you to get it flight-ready. Charging batteries is not difficult, but you must follow specific steps to avoid damage to the battery and danger to yourself. 

4 Steps to Choosing a Battery

Posted by Jodi A. on 6/27/2017 to Batteries
The battery is an integral part of your power system. Choosing the right one means the difference between not getting your plane off the ground (too little power) and burning out your motor (too much power). So how do you figure out what you need?