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Tri-County RC All Electric Fun Fly

Posted by Jodi A. on 6/7/2018 to Events
Tri-County RC All Electric Fun Fly
We had a great time at the Tri-County RC All Electric Fun Fly in Dunnellon, FL. Check out video and pictures from the event!

A Bit About Prop Savers

Posted by Jesse R. on 5/25/2018 to Props
A Bit About Prop Savers
Prop savers are a simple method for mounting a propeller on the motor of a small lightweight RC model airplane.

How to Set Up a UBEC (Universal Battery Eliminator Circuit)

Posted by Jesse R. on 5/17/2018 to ESCs
How to Set Up a UBEC (Universal Battery Eliminator Circuit)
Today's blog is about UBECs, how they work and how to install them.

Servo Tester -- A Handy Tool For Your RC Workshop

Posted by Jesse R. on 5/11/2018 to Servos
Servo Tester -- A Handy Tool For Your RC Workshop
A servo tester is a great addition to your RC workshop, allowing you to test any servo before installation, or troubleshoot servo problems, even test run a brushless motor.

GWS and the MiniBipe Go the Way of the White Rhino

Posted by Jodi A. on 5/3/2018 to Planes
We regret to announce...

Flying High at On Top of the World Ocala

Posted by Jodi A. on 4/26/2018 to Events
Flying High at On Top of the World Ocala
On Top of the World RC Flyer Club has been a supporter of our business for several years. We were honored to vend at and sponsor their spring event on Saturday, April 23rd. There were some neat surprises that made the event a fun and unique time. Check out pictures and video!

Celebrating Spring with Ocala Flying Model Club

Posted by Jodi A. on 4/19/2018 to Events
Celebrating Spring with Ocala Flying Model Club
We vended at and sponsored the Ocala Flying Model Club's Spring Fling event in Belleview, FL. It was a beautiful day for flying, and we enjoyed watching the many talented pilots. Check out pictures from the event!

Sunny Day at the Tri-County RC Big Bird Fly-In

Posted by Jodi A. on 4/12/2018 to Events
Sunny Day at the Tri-County RC Big Bird Fly-In
Tri-County RC Club in Dunnellon, FL welcomed us warmly at their Big Bird Fly-In. We gave away pilot prizes and served customers all morning. The sun stuck around long enough for the pilots to get some good flying done before the wind picked up. Check out pictures from the event!

Flying with the R/Seahawks of Cape Coral

Posted by Jodi A. on 4/4/2018 to Events
Flying with the R/Seahawks of Cape Coral
We had a great time in Cape Coral with the R/Seahawks! Despite the gray weather, almost 60 pilots showed off their planes and flying skills. Check out pictures from the event!

We Had Fun at Warbirds in the Sun - Archer, FL

Posted by Jodi A. on 3/29/2018 to Events
We Had Fun at Warbirds in the Sun - Archer, FL
The first of our five event weekends in a row was a rousing success! We had a great time with the Flying Gators, whose field is located just outside of Gainesville, FL. Check out pictures and videos from the Warbirds in the Sun Fly-in.

Make a Wish: How to Use “My Wish List”

Posted by Jodi A. on 3/22/2018 to Site
Make a Wish: How to Use “My Wish List”
Did you see a product you would like to have but don't want to purchase yet? Does your family need some ideas for your birthday or Christmas presents? Add items to your wish list!

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?