Category Archives: R/C Models

Changes in FAA Regulations For Commercial Drone Pilots

The new rule will make it much easier to operate drone schools. The rule allows students to share controls with licensed operators. It also means that an instructor need only obtain a remote pilot certificate. There is no need for a flight instructor rating or manned aircraft certificate. Continue reading

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New FAA Regulations on Registering Your Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS)

Yesterday, December 14th, U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx issued a statement that has fundamentally merged the space between small scale, micro aircraft and full scale aviation, “Make no mistake,” Foxx said, “unmanned aircraft enthusiasts are aviators, and with that title comes a great deal of responsibility.” 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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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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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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Labor Day Sale Extended

Did your Labor Day weekend go by as quickly as ours did? If so, our huge Labor Day Sale may have ended before you had time to shop. If that is the case, you are in luck! We have decided … Continue reading

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Micro Stik RTF eRC’s Micro Stik flies mild or wild, indoors or out. From beginner to expert, no backyard or gym is fun enough without a ERC MicroStik. Now comes with an extra battery to double the flight time!See it … Continue reading

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New York Times – How Hobby Lobby International Resolved Its Trademark Dispute

The New York Times has published their follow up to last week’s story about “How Could Hobby Lobby International Avoid Confusion With Hobby Lobby Stores?” Below is an excerpt from the story and links to the previous article. New York … Continue reading

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Great Trainers on a Budget!

900MM RED DRAGON RTF The Red Dragonfly is the best choice for the beginning flier. Having sufficient power, good stability, and flexible control, the Red Dragonfly is capable of takeoffs from the ground or can be hand launched. Get yours … Continue reading

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