Patrick Sherman of Roswell Flight Test Crew shares beginner tips of how to fly first-person view (FPV).

Dave Gee demonstrates how to modify a stock rubber powered model, including setting the wing's dihedral and altering the motor for better flight performance.

Dave Gee demonstrates how to modify a stock rubber powered model, including stretch winding the motor for better flight performance and holding a pylon race.

On February 23, 2015, the FAA published its proposed regulations for small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) as a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM). This began a 60-day period during which the public can comment on the proposed regulations. When finalized, the proposed rules would become the safety regulations for operating small, non-recreational, unmanned aircraft.

Discus Launch Gliders or DLG's are fun and rewarding aircraft for pilots who like to soar with the birds. It's something you've always wanted to try and you finally bought your first DLG. Now what? Before you fly, you'll need to make sure you've got it setup properly. Here's some helpful tips to get started with setup and launching.

Remember these safety tips when handling your lithium batteries.

In this article by Fly Staff for Fly RC Magazine, they describe what conventional fuel systems and unflow fuel systems are. They also discuss the conventional tank theory, pressure differential, fuel mass, the unflow theory of operation, why it is important to check a valve, tips for having a successful fuel system, and how to tune for maximum performance.

The Twin City Radio Controllers, Inc. of Minneapolis, MN explain how to eliminate the bounce while landing your aircraft by stopping a phenomenon known as loping.


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