RealFlight 7 Update for Drone/Quad flyers

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Great Planes has just released ‘Update M’, which is a free updated to their RealFlight 7 flight simulator software. This update allows pilots of drones and quadcopters to fly around and through obstacles in a cool, ‘gamified’ style. There are 10 different tests of skill, suitable for both beginners and experienced pilots.

Click Continue for cool videos showing you what you get!

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Horizon Hobby: Updates its 2WD ECX

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Horizon Hobby have updated (again) its line of entry-level model cars, the ECX. Now the buggy  ”Boost”, the stadium truck”Circuit”, the short course “Torment” and the monster truck  ”Ruckus” incorporate  a new and more powerful waterproof ESC  with LiPo Cutoff.

In addition to the new esc these four model cars, come with a powerful brushless motor (15T) and a  2.4GHz Spektrum radio.

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Pro-Line Pro-2 SC Truck Review, Part 2: Assembling the Front End

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Here’s the second installment of our exclusive Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck! If you missed the first article of this complete kit build-up, check out Part 1 here.

The Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck has been out for a while, but this is the first and only complete build guide you can find anywhere – click Continue to read how the assembly of the front end goes!

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Race Report – West Kent 1/12 GP

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The 1/12 scale electric class is currently in its ‘off-season’ in the UK, with the BRCA nationals taking place during the winter from October to March. However, a number of clubs and series organisers continue to host events during the summer in order to keep competitors occupied and give them a chance to conduct valuable testing and get some practice in.

The West Kent Radio Car Club in Tonbridge, South East England have previously held BRCA national events at their superb indoor venue. However, a complication with the booking arrangements at their venue meant that they were unable to be a part of last winters national calendar. As a result, they decided to put on a one-off GP meeting instead.

The classes and racing format for the event were the same as for the BRCA nationals. A 2-day meeting with each day effectively counting as a separate event. This allowed drivers who could only make one of the days to attend.

Full in depth report after the jump!!

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RGT Racing 1/5th scale Rally car

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Some CAD images here of a new  1/5th scale rally car fraom RGT Racing. The two renderings show a traditional two stroke and a brushless version of the  4WD machine but beyond that your guess is as good as mine! But Easter is a bit of a slow news period so enjoy the drawings!

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J Concepts Punisher body for Serpent Spyder

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The  J Concepts design team  has spent many hours locked up in a small room with nothing but coffee and the occasional packet of biscuits, to develop a new body,  suitable to the current high speed circuits.  The “Silencer”, was the result of the caffeine and sugar  and this shell has now been adapted for the new  Serpent Spyder SRX2 MM Buggy.

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Carson Rock Warrior – RTR Video

Carson have a new video featuring their Rock Warrior BL Water “Pro”. It’s an RTR off-road truck, with all the usual features, brushless waterproof electronics, 2.4ghz radio, wheels …….etc!

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More specs after the Jump!

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Sanwa MT4S with telemetry!

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Traxxas Emaxx: The mega jump!!

The latest video from Traxxas shows us theE-Maxx attempting a a mega jump!! The American Monster Truck  has been recently upgraded with a new radio, the TQi 2.4 GHz,  and an upgraded ESC, the EVX- which is up to 5S LiPo compatible and it’s also waterproof!

Lots more pics after the jump!

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Pro-Line Pro-2 SC Truck Review!

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Yes! That’s right! We’ve got another hot new review kit in the RCTV Towers, and we’re proud to say that this time around it’s the awesome Pro-Line Pro-2 short course racing truck!

This kit has been burning up tracks around the world, especially in the hands of Ty Tessman, and we’re so happy to get this kit in our hands that RCTV’s Joey has been jumping up and down all week!

Follow along as we go through the features of the Pro-2 and do ye olde unboxing!

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