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    Graupner/SJ GmbH to close downGerman company goes into administration

    The Graupner in Kirchheim unter Teck, Germany announced that it is closing down after 89 years. The company founded by Johannes Graupner in 1930 was part of the model industry since the beginning, survived the World War II, then the Cold War, but it could not survive the falling of RC model industry.

    rchelicopter.hu
    21 November 2019
  • XLPower MSH Protos Nitro 003.jpg

    XLPower Protos Nitro to arriveFirst photos published

    Ra Kabun just shared the first photos about the new XLPower Protos Nitro. The helicopter is "on the final", it will land at the dealers soon. The helicopter is the successor of the original MSH Protos Nitro which was released in 2017.

    rchelicopter.hu
    21 November 2019
  • SG389 SAB Goblin Buddy 380 002.jpg

    SAB Goblin Buddy 380 releasedFirst happy owners receive the new model

    SAB Heli Division released the new Goblin 380 version, the SAB Goblin Buddy 380. The first batch has arrived to the dealers and the first happy owners are flying the models already.

    rchelicopter.hu
    20 November 2019
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    RC Wholesale becomes ManiaX distributorRCW to represent the battery company in Australia

    RC Wholesale Australia Pty. Ltd, also known as Futaba Australia is the new distributor of ManiaX in Australia from now on. The company has listed the batteries on its website already.

    rchelicopter.hu
    19 November 2019
  • Canberra Helifest Ozzy Mozzy 034.jpg

    Canberra Helifest 2019Nice turn-out and a wonderful weekend

    The Canberra Helifest was taken in place last weekend in Australia. Most of the local top pilots and few others from the rest of the world enjoyed the Canberra Helifest funfly, although it was a little bit hectic due to the weather. Many brands were represented there, at this well organised event.

    rchelicopter.hu
    19 November 2019
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    Align 450 and 470 series to continueConfirmed, Align changes the manual policy

    It was misleading, Align hasn't published any manuals of 450 and 470 series on the website, whilst the 300 got published. Our speculation about the discontinued model series wasn't true luckily. The T-Rex 450 and 470 models remain on the market available.

    rchelicopter.hu
    19 November 2019
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    Canberra HelifestWeather ruined Friday

    The Canberra Helifest is taken in place this weekend in Australia. The weather is dry there at this time of the year and yesterday even the wind was strong. This is why Friday has been finished prematurely.

    rchelicopter.hu
    15 November 2019
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    Align T-Rex 450, 470 discontinued?Disproved: Align will finish the series

    It seems, Align is planning to finish the production of both the T-Rex 450 and T-Rex 470 series. It is not confirmed, but the signs all indicate that. We have asked Align for more details.

    rchelicopter.hu
    13 November 2019
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    Gaui NEX6 ready to goPrice and details

    The Gaui just announced this morning, the new NEX6 is ready. The final product is slightly different from the prototype models introduced at Global 3D, and the kit will be different from the originally told, however, the main concept remained the same.

    rchelicopter.hu
    13 November 2019
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    A 15-year-old RC heli pilot: Sivan HochmaA girl flying helis and her father, Erez

    A video just turned up on the Facebook: A little girl is flying a nitro heli. This video was recorded 5 years ago. We wanted to know more about this lady. Here we are, let us introduce Sivan Hochma and her dad, Erez.

    rchelicopter.hu
    13 November 2019
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    Gaui NEX6 to be released soonRelease process in the final stage

    The Gaui NEX6 is an interesting conception, the helicopter can be either nitro or electric with no major conversion. It was introduced at Global 3D in July, this year, and the release process has just arrived to the final stage.

    rchelicopter.hu
    12 November 2019
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    Fastech becomes ThetaThe servo company changes the name

    Fastech changes its name to Theta. The servo company will keep the logo, colours, the products, the appearance all, except the name. This step is required to enter the European market officially. The change has happened already, and the company uses the new name everywhere.

    rchelicopter.hu
    08 November 2019
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    Good bye Align T-Rex 100Discontinued officially

    The only fixed pitch Align helicopter is retired now. There were obvious signs as the shops don't stock it anymore, but this information wasn't announced before. The recommended model is the T-Rex 150 but that helicopter is quite different.

    rchelicopter.hu
    08 November 2019
  • XLPower MSH Protos 380 Evo Flying thumbnail.jpg

    MSH Protos 380 Evo returnsXLPower to release the 380 Evo in two weeks

    The Protos 380 Evo returns to the market. XLPower brings the model back and it will be released in two weeks. There are differences compared to the original MSH Protos 380 Evo as always in the new versions, but these differences are not so significant.

    rchelicopter.hu
    08 November 2019
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    Theory test and registration in the UKDRES tested: experiences

    The Drone Registration and Education System (DRES) launched on Wednesday. We have tested and collected all our experiences. The test itself is very simple - let's say primitive, and we are concerned this system will achieve that is aimed. But let's be optimistic.

    Szabó, Péter - pgpetike
    07 November 2019
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    SAB Goblin Buddy in 3 weeks - UPDATEDSuccessor of Goblin 380 on its way

    SAB Heli Division just announced the new SAB Goblin Buddy helicopter, which is a 380 class modell based on the previous Goblin 380.

    rchelicopter.hu
    07 November 2019
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    Mikado Logo 800 detailsKyle Dahl shares information about the new model

    Kyle Dahl just posted few details about the new Mikado Logo 800 in the Scorpion Blog. The helicopter was introduced at Rotor Live earlier in March, and it is promised to be released in December.

    rchelicopter.hu
    06 November 2019
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    XLPower change the Protos 380 tailA little change promises better tail performance

    XLPower have changed the order of the bearings in the tail grips to achieve better tail performance. As XLPower promise the new bearing order will provide better stability of the tail grips even in stronger manoeuvres.

    rchelicopter.hu
    06 November 2019
  • DJI Phantom CAA DRES.JPG

    CAA launch the DRES on TuesdayStill many questions

    The CAA have launced the DRES in the UK Tuesday morning which is part of the new legal framework of UAV flying in the country. The obligation of registration and competence test will enter in force on 30th November, although association members are exempt now. In fact the current framework could end or damage badly all international events in the country.

    rchelicopter.hu
    05 November 2019
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    A legend leaves: Alan Szabo Sr. dies

    Alan Szabo Sr passed away on Friday. Alan was 67 years old. A legend, mentor and father of the famous brothers Alan and Danny has gone far too early. Condolences of the entire RC helicopter hobby to the whole family.

    rchelicopter.hu
    01 November 2019