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Some things you should consider when modifying your R/C Aircraft

For some rabid R/C’ers out there, when it comes to aircraft, grossly overpowered is sometimes just barely enough. There are many people who like to see just how far they can take their models and don’t always know where to … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby Reaches The Community

If you were ever looking for a group of people who were fanatic about one particular aircraft, the crowd at “Cub Nuts” was just that group. People from all over the state of Oregon who share a passion for model … Continue reading

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Flight of the Yak 54

The first day of the “Cub Nutz” event ended with a spectacular demonstration of aerobatic mastery! Rob Hoover, a pilot for Coyote Hobby’s flying team, was the man behind the remote when a squad of hobbyists delivered a beautifully finished, … Continue reading

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In The Spektrum of R/C History

Here at Hobby Lobby, we use Spektrum receivers in almost all of the test planes out in the field. I have come to know Spektrum as a name brand I can trust. It can deliver the speed, response, and flexibility … Continue reading

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Radio Interference

If you’ve been around and used R/C planes for a while, you’ve probably lost an aircraft due to frequency interference. That was simply a hazard of the hobby when we were using frequencies on the 72 MHz range. I personally … Continue reading

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Jim Riggle’s First Flight

Jim Riggle is a man who is a long time R/C plane hobbyists, a big fan of HLI‘s golden age aircraft, and owner of the what he calls the Veteran Cub that has been collecting signatures from U.S. veterans since … Continue reading

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Cheap Batteries: Do You Get What You Pay For?

There has been a lot of discussion and debate on whether or not you get what you pay for when you buy cheap batteries for your R/C plane, boat, or car. Having heard both sides of the argument, I took … Continue reading

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Flight of the XTG-11 Minimoa Sailplane

One thing that the “Cub Nuts” event had in spades (even more so than the Cub aircraft itself) was its abundance of die-hard American patriots. Participants at the event had a wealth of knowledge that went much deeper than simply … Continue reading

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Budding Female Pilot

With a passion for people and a fresh interest for the hobby, Kira Cleveland set out to attend her very first R/C flying event. Having family members in the hobby, Kira has had a growing curiosity about the industry, and … Continue reading

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A Girl Not Afraid

Arriving at the airfield for the “Cub Nuts” R/C flying event, Kira demonstrated her comfort with these nice people, socializing with the local hobbyists who were participating. She now had a few things she could talk about and pressed for … Continue reading

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