Emcotec PWC3 and PWC6 Power Servo Harness Sets @ $48-$73 + S&H from Esprit Model, 1240 Clearmont St. NE #12, Palm Bay FL 32905; Tel.: (321) 729-4287; website: www.espritmodel.com
The PWC3 and PWC6 power servo harnesses from Emcotec ensure a super secure, positive snap-click, multiple servo connection. Designed with built-in reverse polarity protection and using high-quality, automotive-grade, heavy-duty connectors that are made in Germany, the PWC3 and PWC6 harnesses also have an integrated housing.
Featuring up to 11 amps of continuous current, you simply plug in your three or six wing/tail/fuselage servos to the power harness. No soldering is necessary, and installation is easy because of the harnesses’ compact design.
30cc Segev ARTiculate Biplane starting @ $750 + S&H from RedwingRC, Tel.: (636) 675-0047; website: www.redwingrc.com
RedwingRC is proud to introduce its newest Freestyle biplane to hit the US market: the 30cc Segev ARTiculate. Ready for either a gas or electric setup, the Segev ARTiculate was created for practicing F3A maneuvers and as a platform to prepare for Freestyle competition.
Compact, great looking, and affordable, the 75-inch wingspan ARTiculate features a removable stabilizer, ringed cowl, and adjustable pushrods. Canister ready, it also includes predrilled hinges and carbon-fiber landing gear and accessories. Seven or eight servos (depending on electric or gas setup) are required, as well as the electric brushless outrunner motor, ESC, battery, propeller, and spinner.
RedwingRC offers an option to place a deposit to reserve one, or prepay in full and receive it as soon as it arrives. A Red Deal Combo is also available for the Segeve ARTiculate. See the product’s Web page for more information.
Rare Bear BNF Basic/PNP @ $199.99-$229.99 + S&H from Horizon Hobby, 4105 Fieldstone Rd., Champaign, IL 61822; Tel.: (800) 338-4639; website: www.e-fliterc.com
The fastest straight-line piston-engine aircraft in the world now roars to life as a BNF Basic aircraft from E-flite.
The full-scale Rare Bear is a modified Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat. It is the crown jewel of the Lewis Air Legends collection, with a world record of 528.3 mph. The E-flite Rare Bear is capable of 100-plus mph speeds right out of the box. It’s built for high-speed thrills, but without sacrificing the handling you expect from an E-flite model.
Rare Bear is easy to complete for final assembly, with a two-piece, plug-in wing and stabilizer with carbon-fiber joiner tubes. AS3X technology delivers rock-solid control and fights the effects of wind and turbulence.
A brushless motor with a 70-amp ESC and metal-gear servos are included, as well as a Spektrum 2.4 GHz DSMX receiver. The modeler provides a four-plus-channel programmable full-range transmitter, 3,300 mAh 4S 14.8-volt 50C LiPo battery, and battery charger.
The Rare Bear is also available as plug-and-play (PNP).
ProTek RC 2S-6S Parallel Charger Board @ $21.49 + S&H from AMain.com, 424 Otterson Dr., Chico CA 95928; Tel.: (800) 705-2215; website: www.amain.com
Do you have a lot of batteries that take forever to charge? The ProTek RC 2S-6S Battery Parallel Charger Board is just what you need. With a 40-amp max current, charge up to four LiPo batteries simultaneously and balance the individual cells of each battery during the process. The ProTek charger board can also be daisy chained with multiple boards for additional charging.
The ProTek charger board has an impact-resistant, custom-molded plastic case and features a convenient T-style battery connector with 4mm gold bullet input connectors. The DC input fuse and battery port fuses can be replaced with self-resetting polyfuses to protect the balance circuits.
Glider Repair Lab 3 @ $$19.95-$21.95 + S&H from Radio Carbon Art Productions, Box 464, Lewisburg PA 17837; Tel.: (888) 834-2261; website: www.radiocarbonart.com
The newest composite repair series video from Radio Carbon Art Productions, Glider Repair Lab 3, teaches a variety of repairs to crash-damaged composite RC aircraft frames that are constructed from fiberglass, carbon fiber, and Kevlar. Learn how to make strong, flight-safe, and good-looking composite repairs without adding unnecessary weight.
Repair expert Paul Naton teaches every step in the process, from damage evaluation and parts preparation, to lamination schedules, epoxy wet-out, and final finishing. Learn how to repair a broken main spar on an all-molded wing, how to splice together a foam-core wing with carbon wing skins, restore cracked fuselage seams, and use the lost-foam method to fabricate a shattered nose on a glass fuselage.
A sure way to save the modeler time and money by showing how to make repairs at home, Glider Repair Lab 3 is available as a high-quality download or on a DVD, with a full money-back guarantee. View the movie trailer and preview clips on the Radio Carbon Art website.
The three-piece set featuring Glider Repair Lab 1 + 2 + 3 is available for $44.95.
Miracle Smoke Pump @ $65 + S&H from RedwingRC, Tel.: (636) 675-0047; website: www.redwingrc.com
Impress your friends at the field or a crowd at an event by using RedwingRC’s Miracle Smoke Pump.
The Smoke Pump features two high-speed oil seals and a brushless motor that provides a constant flow of smoke liquid so there is no risk of causing sparks. It is lightweight in a CNC-processed 6061 anodized aluminum case. The fiberglass-filled nylon gears are fuel resistant.
Included with the 3.32-ounce Smoke Pump is a 10-amp ESC with a preinstalled banana plug. It uses a 1,100 Kv brushless motor, with a two-cell LiPo or LiFe battery, or a six-cell NiMH battery.
Seagull Models ARF Radial Rocket TD @ TBA + S&H from Sig Manufacturing Company, Inc., 401 South Front St., Box 520, Montezuma IA 50171; Tel.: (641) 623-5154; website: www.sigmfg.com
One of the hottest new aircraft in the full-scale homebuilt market is the Radial Rocket TD, which boasts a 360 hp radial engine and a 230 mph cruise speed. Modelers can now feel that excitement with Seagull Models’ Radial Rocket TD, featuring the same nostalgic color scheme as Radial Rocket #105, which competes at the Reno National Air Races in the Sportsman class.
With a broad flight envelope and smooth aerobatic performance, the Seagull Radial Rocket is a classic balsa and plywood ARF with all major components factory built and finished, and construction utilizing CAD design and laser-cut parts. Covered with UltraCote, the Radial Rocket features a factory-painted fiberglass cowling and wheel pants, operational flaps, a two-piece plug-in wing for easy transportation, a strong aluminum wing joiner tube, and an airfoil-shaped tail surface.
With many details, including a scale cockpit with pilot and all of the necessary hardware and accessories included, the Radial Rocket is designed for 10cc glow or gas engines, or electric motors. A five-channel radio with seven servos is required.
Sensei FS with WISE Three-Axis Stabilization @ $199.99-$299.99 + S&H from Hobbico, 3002 N. Apollo Dr., Ste. #1, Champaign IL 61822; Tel.: (800) 637-7660; website: www.flyzoneplanes.com
Learning to fly goes to a new level with the Sensei FS (flight stabilization) electric trainer. Utilizing the WISE three-axis stabilization system, the Sensei FS’s takeoffs and landings are as easy as increasing or decreasing the throttle. It’s like having a flight instructor right next to you.
All three WISE flight modes—Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced—allow modelers to learn at their own pace, with the bailout switch available in all modes as extra insurance, returning the Sensei FS to straight-and-level flight from any orientation.
A factory-installed brushless outrunner motor, ESC, and five micro servos deliver necessary performance. The Sensei FS is also compatible with the RC industry’s most popular polarized plug.
Featuring a simple, screw-together assembly including a steerable nose gear and a top hatch for easy battery access, the Sensei FS is available as an RTF and includes a Tactic TTX610 radio system and SLT receiver, 3S 2,100 mAh LiPo flight battery, AC/DC balancing LiPo charger, and four AA batteries. A receiver-ready version requires a four- to five-channel radio and receiver, 2,100-2,200 mAh 11.1-volt LiPo battery, and compatible charger.