The Great Debate! Nitro vs Electric Power? What is right for YOU? The oldest argument in the book surrounding remote control cars is the choice of the power plant, the rev heads amongst us will say nitro is the only way to go for a realistic experience and the tech heads will back in the incredible performance of Electric brushless systems and the hassle-free nature of electric power. There are so many factors to consider when choosing a car and the type of power system that car runs will come down to a variety of factors. Ultimately the option you choose to go with will be dependent on the experience you wish to have and the time you wish to dedicate to the R/C hobby, let’s break down some of the Pros and Cons of both options...
Monthly Archives: November 2018
21 November 2018
01 November 2018A gliding retrospective Written by Mike O'Reilly The Model Make every effort to have a ‘straight’ model This was important when you built your own model from balsa and foam, but modern moulded gliders rarely have warps or heavy panels Trimming The whole purpose of the trimming process is to make your glider easy to fly in a ‘hands-off’ situation. The easier it is to fly, the better it will fly. I like my gliders to be neutrally stable so they will fly hands off. This helps you to detect thermals in the first instance and to be comfortable flying your glider a long way downwind. Tow Hook Position With very few exceptions the tow hook should be placed in front of or on the CG. The ideal position also depends on flap and elevator presets so there is no definitive position. Moving the hook rearwards will increase the steepness of the climb...
Close Blog Filter
lipo parkzone rc plane e-flite rc truck short course truck losi indoor flying spektrum tlr rc buggy rc car nuremberg toy fair radio control rc helicopter blade hobbyzone ecx rc radio rc jet model plane quadcopter remote control helicopter traxxas remote control quadcopter dualsky remote control plane remote control (invention) rc heli vaterra remote control model glider graupner remote control truck remote controlled plane eflite remote control planes hangar 9 rc glider proboat rc rc boat remote control boat model jet rc helis safe technology model helicopters jr forza rc software flight simulator parrot tsa model carisma jr brad gallard gift ideas rc plane club rc crawler sebart pro boat rc helicopter club rc quadcopter rc car club rc car clubs yuneec tasmanian rc clubs northern territory rc clubs west australian rc clubs victorian rc clubs south australian rc clubs queensland rc clubs act rc clubs new south wales rc clubs drone filming fpv lipo battery tips and tricks