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FAA UAS Registration Is Easy!

I went to the FAA UAS Registration link and found their friendly page where a button at the bottom was available to get the job done. Selecting the “Register My Drone” button, I was off through a simple and intuitive interface. Continue reading

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Drone, UAV FAA Pilot Registration: What You Need To Know

“On November 21, 2015, the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration Task Force (RTF) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC) released its much anticipated Task Force Recommendations and Final Report. Having read the report, I have created a hypothetical example of how the registration process might appear to UAS operators along with an example of a Registration Certificate. This is all purely hypothetical but is based on the task force recommendations.” Continue reading

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Youth Leadership Brentwood Meets Barrier-Breaking Businesses #WarehouseTour

The promise of tomorrow is bottled up and pounding through the veins of a diverse and creative group of young men and women participating in Brentwood’s Youth Leadership program. All that energy and creative power is hard to contain, and it was exciting to have the entire group tour our warehouse and distribution center yesterday morning. Continue reading

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What You Should Know: Transporting Lithium Batteries

Hobby Express provides convenient links to the FAA guidelines on passenger travel with “Lipo Batteries” in our publications and promotions. It’s part of our commitment to safety and the integrity of our hobby. Continue reading

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Arch Hoxsey: The First Pilot of Air Force One

Our mission at Hobby Express is to “Share the Fun” so it makes sense for us to share some of our family history that we’ve had so much fun stumbling upon in recent years.Mark Cleveland, our CEO and brother Kurt, … Continue reading

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The Twin Telemaster Design Process

We have seen many modelers take our Telemaster RC aircraft and customize it so it can be used as an instrumentation platform. Some have already turned it into a twin engine aircraft. Seeing how the Telemaster has been used has … Continue reading

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Should the Telemaster have a twin?

At Hobby Express, we have been playing with the idea of a production version Twin Telemaster Kit for about 2 years. This has been driven by the fact that our Telemaster is in use today, all over the place, as … Continue reading

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FAA Update of AC 91-57A Sets The Stage For Limits On RC

With the newly updated AC 91-57, enter 91-57A, our FAA has pressed a clarification of the height restrictions for model aircraft pilots. This impacts R/C Scale aerobatic competition, higher altitude soaring, and much of the safety margin in pattern flying. … Continue reading

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It’s not just a building

The building that housed the operation of Hobby Lobby International Inc. for decades was dismantled this week. The building saw the evolution of radio controlled flight in the US from mostly fueled to electric flight. It was witness to the … Continue reading

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Save on the 4th with 4 Great Kits

This 4th of July, take to the air with one of our RC model airplane kits that are made right here in America! We are offering four of our favorite models at 10% off now through the 12th. These models … Continue reading

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