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PORTABLE LIPO CHARGING STATION: HOW TO CHARGE IN THE FIELD

When I started this hobby the thing that shocked me the most was how short flight times were. 5 minutes??? Sometimes more. Sometime less. A Phantom may get closer to a half hourTo make matters worse, most people drive to a park or a field where they don’t have access to electricity to recharge their batteries. Yes, you can buy a couple dozen batteries so you can get a couple hours of flying in. But what many people do is they make portable charging stations so they can stay out in the field.

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How to Select a Radio Controlled Model Sailboat

Rc model sailboats are rapture during total ages! You can pick your boat from among many alternatives. These range from pre-built to designing and house your own. Factors to count embrace your even of experience, where you project to sail your boat, how competitive you desire to be, and, of course, your budget. Whatever you decision you'll find a big road to expend time outdoors with family and friends.

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HOW DO BRUSHLESS RC MOTORS WORK

In this post you will learn: The physics behind how motors work/How brushed motors work/How brushless motors work/What motor parameters like Kv mean....

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THE TOP 3 THINGS TO HELP YOU GET STARTED

Getting started in electric R/C flying can be an extremely fun and rewarding endeavor.  That wasn't always the case.  Years ago technology was limited, especially in electric flying.  Thousands of potential R/C flyers undoubtedly walked away from the hobby in frustration after not seeking the appropriate guidance and training.  We've all heard the stories of the guy (let's call him "Bob") who invested in a nice model, took it out to a flying site (or perhaps NOT a flying site!) with no flying skills whatsoever and proceeded to smash it into pieces.  

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WHAT IS RTF, ARF, PNP AND KIT?
Before explaining the difference between all models, here’s something you should know: All big models need to be assembled, no matter what they’re called but some require more effort than others. Small RC Planes are the only models that might come perfectly ready to use.
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BESIDES THE AIRCRAFT ITSELF, WHAT OTHER ELECTRONICS OR ACCESSORIES DO I NEED TO GET STARTED?
If you are new to the hobby and have settled on the aircraft you are going to learn to fly with, the other electronics and accessories you will need depends on the model you selected.
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