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All About Batteries

We live in an age where just about every single item we own has a battery in it. Rechargeable battery prices have dropped considerably over the last decade and not only have they become cheaper, they’ve become more powerful with even greater capacity.

How Brushed and Brushless Electronic Speed Controllers Work.

An electronic speed controller (ESC) is an electronic circuit whose main purpose is to vary the speed of an electric motor and it's direction. Whether the ESC is for a brushed motor or brushless the ESC interprets control information, this is not as in a mechanical motion as found in the case of servo units but rather in a way that varies the switching rate of a network of "Field Effect Transistors", or more commonly known as FET's.

Everything you need to know about RC Servos

Servos are used in a wide variety of applications ranging from the hobby industry to industrial and even military. In this article we take a look at the inner working and delve into what drives them, literally.

Everything you need to know about Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC)

We take the humble speed controller for granted but it has’t always been this easy. Speed controllers have been around since Adam, however, they were nowhere near as sophisticated as today's modern Electronic Speed Controllers.

A beginners Guide to Soldering

In this article I cover soldering techniques for the beginner and explain how you can easily solder a variety of metals using different methods
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National Model Aviation Day (USA) Celebration

A 3D flying demonstration by Michael Wargo at the Las Vegas Souring Club as they celebrate National Model Aviation Day. Beautiful setting, gorgeous weather and wonderful people.

RC Helicopter crashes into crowd at IRCHA

RC helicopter crashes into the crowd at IRCHA 2016

Tundra Glider Tow

“Ready?”, “Release!” Who would have thought RC glider tows could be so exciting?

NEW: Turnigy Evolution Radio

Everyone wants to know more about the Turnigy Evolution! Since it's debut at the US Drone Nationals in 2016 it has created buzz like no other radio before it. It's a bridge between the world of online gaming and real world drone racing. Read on for a detailed review of it's performance.

HobbyKing Live UK 2016

Report of the HobbyKing Live UK event held at Rougham Airfield over the weekend of 1st/2nd and 3rd July, 2016.
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