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Other RC Diversions

Since we can't be at the slope all the time, even though we'd like to be, this section is dedicated to the review and reporting on other, non slope related radio control toys we get our hands on as well as radio control fun venues like rc car racing tracks and rc power fields we visit.



Racing Kyosho Mini-Zs, Radio Shack xMods, iWavers and Firelap Nanoracers
Posted by Greg Smith on Dec 3, 2007, 23:04
With winter already here in Southeastern Wisconsin and me feeling a bit less adventurous in the cold weather for slope flying I decided to devote some of the slopeflyer.com shop to an indoor rc race track for 1/28th scale cars like the Kyosho Mini-Z...




A Man and His Plane
Posted by Greg Smith on Dec 19, 2006, 14:02
I admit it. I have actually looked at slopes I fly at with Google Earth wondering if the satellite happened to catch me out there flying. Looks like someone actually was in England. Power field but still the first probable instance of a person flying an RC plane I've seen so far. more...




xTreme Micro Copter / Picoo Z electric RC Helicopter
Posted by Greg Smith on Dec 5, 2006, 22:24
I saw one of the xTreme Micro Copters at my LHS while picking up some parts for one of my slopers and had to have it. They never would have gotten me if they didn't have a demo version sitting on the counter though.



TufFlight Stingray EDF Park Jet
Posted by Greg Smith on Jul 30, 2006, 20:53
I first saw, and flew, Joe Chovan's TufFlight Stingray at the Midwest Slope Challenge. It was a kick! I had to have one for those days around Wisconsin that seem all too common lately, no slope days. the Stingray is just the ticket to get out for some small field fun.




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Other RC Diversions
Racing Kyosho Mini-Zs, Radio Shack xMods, iWavers and Firelap Nanoracers
A Man and His Plane
xTreme Micro Copter / Picoo Z electric RC Helicopter
TufFlight Stingray EDF Park Jet


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