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  • Preview of the Gee Bee R2 with David Payne

    Preview of the Gee Bee R2 with David Payne
    By John Redman, Horizon Hobby Gee Bees competed in all the popular airplane races of the Golden Era of aviation. These highly engineered, teardrop-shaped, super planes required a skillful hand and perfect circumstances, but with the right pilot, they ruled the speed course. The UMX™ Gee Bee®R2 is yours to groove through the skies just about anywhere because it features specially tuned handling more in common with a Sunday sport model than a short-coupled engine with wings. The awe-inspiring UMX Gee Bee R2 replica offers handling so remarkably smooth, you’ll want to fly this authentically scaled model every day. Its built-in, specially tuned, AS3X™ System invisibly helps you enjoy the kind of silky handling and outstanding control you always wanted from a conveniently-sized RC model, but never thought possible before now...

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  • Introducing the AS3X System & Equipped UMX RC Planes

    Introducing the AS3X System & Equipped UMX RC Planes
    Our friends at Horizon Hobby have recently announced a new system that will deliver breakthrough performance for UMX Airplanes, check out this video for more information: AS3X System Equipped UMX Airplanes Deliver the Ultimate RC Pilot Experience The AS3X™ System delivers breakthrough performance for UMX airplanes and the freedom a pilot can use to experience RC flight that's more enjoyable than ever dreamed possible. The AS3X System for airplanes is an exclusive electronic and setup enhancement that makes it possible for you to experience super-smooth flight performance, yet still have full control authority for the kind of flying you want to perform. The advantage of AS3X to the RC pilot is a dream come true. An industry-first, AS3X technology in ...

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  • What is AS3X?

    What is AS3X?
    So what is AS3X?  AS3X™ System delivers breakthrough performance for UMX™ airplanes and the freedom a pilot can use to experience RC flight that’s more enjoyable than ever dreamed possible. The Horizon Hobby world-class team of RC pilots developed the AS3X System exclusively for airplanes based on the successful use of AS3X with ultra micro flybarless helicopters. An industry-first, AS3X technology in UMX airplanes is...

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  • E-flite Carbon-Z Scimitar RC Plane Preview

    E-flite Carbon-Z Scimitar RC Plane Preview
    By John Redman The E-flite® Carbon-Z™ Scimitar™ RC Plane is true satisfaction for the RC pilot who desires flight performance and adrenaline-pounding excitement previously thought impossible from a conventional aircraft platform. The fantasy-scale Carbon-Z Scimitar, designed by world aerobatic champion Quique Somenzini, bursts open the performance envelope with an evolutionary tailless swept wing. At the heart of the advanced Carbon-Z Sci...

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  • The Extreme 3D Indoor Flyer Now Comes in a New Bind-N-Fly® Basic Version

    The Extreme 3D Indoor Flyer Now Comes in a New Bind-N-Fly® Basic Version
    The UMX™ Extra 300 3D makes the dream of a 3D plane that flies almost anywhere a reality. With a flying weight of barely over an ounce (just 33 grams battery and all), it is slow and light enough to fly extreme 3D maneuvers in spaces no larger than a dining or conference room. Its ingenious laser-cut foam airframe, designed by ETOC champ Seth Arnold, makes it all possible. And this BNF ...

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  • Announcing E-flite UMX Sbach 342 3D Plane

    Announcing E-flite UMX Sbach 342 3D Plane
     E-flite have added another Ultra Micro eXtreme (UMX) Model Plane to their line-up with this Mike McConville designed 3D Sbach 342.  All you need is a 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX compatible transmitter that is capable of programming Dual Rates and Exponential, and you're off!The Sbach 342 is on...

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  • February 2011 Indoor Meeting at ETSA

    It is only two years ago that the rather youthful Hamish Scott was trying to fly a Blade 400 Helicopter inverted. Today he is right at the top of the ladder in this country as a model helicopter aerobatic pilot and he demonstrated his enormous skills in this art at ETSA Park tonight. My first picture shows Matthew Waye,...

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  • Nuremberg International Toy Fair & Trade Show

    Nuremberg International Toy Fair & Trade Show
    Mike O'Reilly is currently in Nuremberg getting the big "scoop" on new releases launched at the Toy Fair/Trade Show! The International Toy Fair is the world’s leading fair for toys, hobby and leisure-time articles. The fair, which is open exclusively to the specialist trade, is the perfect communication and order platform for both national and international manufacturers as well as specialist traders and buyers from around the globe! Here is a quick run down on some of the Hottest New Products out of Nuremberg! Thanks Mike! The ...

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  • What is E-flite Carbon-Z technology?

    What is E-flite Carbon-Z technology?
    Z-Foam planes have become very popular in the hobby because of their robust durability and overall great flying qualities. They are easily repaired by the CA glues of today or with new spare parts, the choice is yours. E-flite brings you a new level of Z-Foam, called Carbon-Z. Using an entirely new design philosophy in the structure, Carbon-Z structure combines a blend of carbon, plywood,...

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  • E-flite Ultra Micro Xtreme (UMX) Extra 300 3D Review

    E-flite Ultra Micro Xtreme (UMX) Extra 300 3D Review
    The Ultra Micro eXtreme (UMX) Extra 300 3D makes the dream of a 3D rc plane you can fly almost anywhere a reality. With a flying weight of barely over an ounce (just 33 grams), battery and all, it is slow and light enough to fly extreme 3D maneuvers in spaces no larger than a dining or conference room. Its ingenious laser-cut foam airframe, designed by ETOC champ Seth Arnold, makes it all possible. The structure uses a fraction of the foam material usually used in profile planes of this type and is covered with micro-thin film. The airframe is reinforced with carbon fiber rods that keep flexing and t...

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