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Finding your lost model using RSSI

Recently during a flying day I had a tricky flight with a small very fast model in windy conditions, I struggled to establish orientation in the poor light so had no choice but to ditch the model. My flying buddy has never seen this method of finding a ‘lost’ model beforeso I’m documenting it here for all of us pilots..
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Model Aircraft Maintenance 

Model RC Aircraft are subject to punishing extremes that can take a toll on a model on the components. In this article we discuss maintenance and more importantly the safety aspect.  
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How to Setup Differential Thrust

Differential thrust can be used on RC planes with one or more motors. It is often over looked by modellers but it can make for a much easier flying plane.
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Scratch Build a Truss Bridge

In this article we built a simple truss bridge from ABS plastic. ABS is acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, a plastic that has exceptional qualities perfectly suited to scratch building models.
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Multicopter Basics - Build your own vs off the Shelf

There are many things to consider when making a decision about building your own multicopter vs buying one Ready to Fly (RTF). In this article, we aim to assist you in making an informed decision as to which path you would like to take...
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GoPro blocks sales of RunCam 3 in the U.S amidst claims of design infringements.

RunCam in the firing line as GoPro claim the new RunCam3 and its mounting frame infringes on GoPros design and utility patents.
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Making a Smart Plane with iNav – Article #3

Here's a look at the software and the flight controller between your radio and servos on your model. Here, we use a fixed wing which can be applied to any plane using iNav.
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Fabrikator II Overview and Review

In recent years, as with many parts of the hobby, there has been a huge increase in the availability and affordability of what was once expensive technology. 3D printing is one of those parts of the hobby. he Fabrikator II Mini’ doesn’t seem to know it costs only about £170 and (once dialled in) prints better here than other printers costing a lot more.
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Basic Troubleshooting

Prior to or following your first flight, you may face some challenges with your model. In this article we cover some of the most common problems faced by RC pilots.
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Introduction to flying an RC Plane - Your First Flight

You have put in the hard yards and you're ready to take your first flight! It's an exciting time but there's a few things you need to prepare prior to flying...
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