November 25, 2013Recently on Modelflight's YouTube channel, Mike provided an update on some of the new releases that have are now available on our website. If you haven't seen the video yet, check it out below:
As you can see, there has been a lot of new arrivals the last few weeks and this blog post will discuss the products that Mike covered, beginning with the JR XG14E.
This is a classic European-style transmitter. If you are a fan of tray radios, this new release from JR will have great appeal. In terms of functionality, it is very similar to the original high-tech JR XG14 transmitter. As Mike mentioned, there are also a wide range of option parts that you can use with the XG14e, such as palm rests, transmitter tray arms and a specially-designed transmitter case. If you prefer tray-type
September 23, 2013 1
This is the first in a series of blog posts written by members of the TLR Australia team attending the 2103 IFMAR World Championships in Chico, California.
Sunday 22nd September: 2WD Registration
Its Day 1 in the IFMAR World Championships with the TLR Australia team preparing for the RC buggy competition ahead. In these blog posts, we will give you an idea of how the daily schedule works, the experience that the racers go through, and some of the fun thats had.
In this years Championships, the 2WD RC car class will be held first. Today involved the Registration and Technical inspection for all competitors (10:00am 6:00pm). Most of the day was taken up with tires, tires, and more tires. The original schedule had competitors running 9-rounds of practice and 1-round of controlled practice tomorrow, which meant that a lot of rubber needed to be glued to rims.
August 26, 2013 11This blog post is the first part in a series of posts about the TLR 22 2.0, featuring commentary from TLR Australia Team Driver, Andrew Gillott. In this post, Gillot will be giving his first impressions on the new platform. In the recent 2013 ROAR National Championships, Dakotah The Phenom Phend claimed another Championship title, driving the new 22 2.0 Race Buggy kit from Team Losi Racing. It was the culmination of back-to-back National Championship weekends for Phend, winning both the
August 21, 2013 2The recent release of the 350 QX from Blade has certainly put RC quadcopters in the spotlight. These remote control models are great fun and offer great stability in the air. Modelflight has a wide range of quadcopters available (please refer to our RC Quadcopter Buyers Guide for more details) and we wanted to write some RC quadcopter reviews for two of the most exciting models in this category: the aforementioned 350 QX and the Hornet 460 from Dualsky
August 02, 2013 3
Are you looking to buy an RC quadcopter? These remote control models are very popular at Modelflight and we are often asked by customers "what is the best RC quadcopter for me?"; so weve decided to put this guide together to help you choose a new quadcopter. We have a wide range of quad copters to suit beginners, experienced pilots, and those looking to fly their quad copter indoors and/or out. This guide will review these quadcopters and help you find the one that is best for you.
What Are Quadcopters?
As the name suggests, quadcopters are in the remote control helicopter family, but the key difference is that they come with a set of four rotor blades instead of the traditional two. This design
June 03, 2013 24Modelflight have had some enquiries from pilots who wanted to know how to convert a nitro/gas RC plane to electric power, so today we wanted to provide you with a step-by-step guide for converting gas rc planes to electric power. To help, Mike was able to put together a how to video on Modelflight's YouTube channel. you can watch this video below:
This blog post is designed to serve as a supplementary guide to the above video.
You Will Need
April 09, 2013 4Modeflight was fortunate enough to be there to capture all the action. We are pleased to say that TLR/Modelflight Australia driver, Andrew Gillott took out the Modified 2WD EP Australian National Title with his TLR 22 Race Buggy. Using a mid-mount configuration, Andrew claimed both the top qualifier and finals win on the high-grip track. Modelflight was able to speak with
January 29, 2013 5We recently received a step-by-step photo guide from Scott Jones (Modelflight and TLR Team driver) as he built his TLR 22 Buggy. Scott is entering this RC car into the upcoming Nationals in Mildura (2WD 1/10th Modified Class). In this blog post, we will provide you with some of the highlights of this guide, along with Scott's commentary. If you are a fan of Modelflight's Facebook page, you also have access to Scott's full album of TLR 22 Buggy photos. Servo To begin with, Scott used the
January 07, 2013 3We are pleased to announce that a wide range of new products from Dualsky have recently arrived at Modelflight. The most exciting of these is Dualskys new Hornet 460 Quadcopter. After a highly-anticipated lead-up, this RC quadcopter is now available on our website. If you would like to learn more about this product, we have put a lot of information online, including a blog post and a video manual. Our YouTube channel also features a flight demo of the Hornet 460. You can even watch in-flight footage from a camera strapped to the quadcopter!
January 01, 2013 1Well dear readers, although our final indoor gathering for 2012 began fairly quietly at ETSA Netball Stadium perhaps due to it being a quite languid evening and our fliers being a little loath to leave their air-conditioning, for some unknown reason, we seemed to have a larger-than-normal group of young people and due to our friend Chuck T. having more than just a mop of hair on his head, he showed excellent forethought and a great relationship with the littlies. However, more on that shortly firstly let me mention our latest dad (in our midst of course) and I speak of Michael whose lovely wife presented him with a young gentleman and, no doubt, a future flier at ETSA Park. At just five weeks, I believe that he already has excellent control and touch of his joy stick and we look forward to bigger and better things from the young man. Whilst I could not show you a photo of the baby, my first shot is of the proud dad. We all join in, Michael, in congratulating you and your wife on the