Monthly Archives: March 2014
March 31, 2014 3
Whether you are capturing an exciting sports match or photographing a beautiful scene from above, aerial photography and filming is a fantastic hobby. Thankfully, with recent developments in cameras and remote control technology, aerial filming and photography has never been easier. Modelflight is proud to offer a range of products to help our customers get started in this hobby and in this blog post, we would like to talk about various options for getting started in aerial
March 28, 2014 1
Today, Modelflight is proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Brad Gallard #454 Race Team for the 2014 Australian Off Road Championship season. Once again, Brad is entering the 2014 season in the Extreme 2WD class and his prospects are most promising. Brad has previously won his maiden Finke Desert Race and the highly competitive ARB Goondiwindi 400. With this track record, we are certain that Brad will continue to excel.
Modelflight is thrilled to rank alongside Toyo Tires and Jetpilot as one of the major sponsors of Brads Geiser Brothers Trophy Truck. Jamie Nancarrow from Modelflight said: This is a great opportunity that presented itself through a mutual passion for off-road motorsport. Brad Gallard and Todd Casey have both been using the the Losi 5IVE-T (1/5th Scale Radio Control RC Race Truck) to bash around the pits during downtime.
March 23, 2014 4
Mike, Greg and Shaun will be travelling to Queensland next week to take part in the Spektrum Gratton Air Spectacular. They will compete in the Golden Era, Reno and T-28 racing events and assist Team Horizon members, Peter Goldsmith and Mike McConville who will do demonstration flights each day.
Here are some of the latest photos from Modelflight's travels:
For more info on the event go to http://crams.com.au/gratton-air-invitational/ and check out our interview with Mike McConville below:
March 03, 2014 9
A somewhat sombre mood is coming out of the Australian distributor for Graupner with the iconic Radio Control brand going through some further negative publicity after last years insolvency and subsequent transfer in ownership to Korean company SJ Propo. The extracts below are from a press release to Australian dealers:
"Effective 1st March 2014 OMP is no longer the exclusive Australian Agent for Graupner products. Continued Warranty and Service of Graupner products and associated technology will cease and transfer to a new distributor, should they eventually be announced. Effective immediately."
"It is with a sincere note of sadness that this day has come for one of the most iconic Radio Control brands. The OReillys have done business with Graupner since 1965 when my father, Leo, imported the first Graupner/Grundig radio in Australia. OMP has sold Graupner products since 1975 and was the exclusive distributor from 1990. Graupner/