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    Helicopter Flightline Essentials

    Helicopter Flightline Essentials

    $19.95

    • Print or Digital
    The go-to-guide for heli pilots, laminated, spiral bound field and bench guide for proper setup techniques, engine break-in and troubleshooting, electric speed control setup, flight trimming, blade balancing and more!

    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Hardware Guide
    Power Systems
    Electric Power
    At the Field
    In the Workshop
    RC Sources directory
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    RC Helicopter How-Tos, Volume 2

    RC Helicopter How-Tos, Volume 2

    $27.95

    • Print or Digital
    Filled with advice from some of the hobby’s most experienced pros, RC Helicopter How-Tos, Volume 2 covers everything from building and assembly basics to first hovers and advanced 3D aerobatics. Knowledge is power and you’ll be amazed at how quickly you progress while avoiding common mistakes encountered by every RC aviator. In no time at all, you’ll be impressing your friends at the flying field and will be well on your way to becoming a better helicopter pilot!

    Get expert advice on:

    • Basic hovering
    • Advance flight techniques
    • Engine tuning
    • Radio setup tips
    • Building techniques
    • Hot 3D maneuvers
    • Assembly and maintenance tips
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    RotorDrone Essentials

    RotorDrone Essentials

    $17.95

    • Print or Digital
    This handy guide will help you with everything from flight modes to how to program your speed controls and tips on setting up your video camera. You’ll also find expert setup and flight tips as well as information you need to know about brushless motors, battery use and care, and the most used tools and equipment. This 32-page book is the ultimate reference for getting the most out of your multirotor system. It has a spiral binding so it will stay open for easy reference, and its heavy high-gloss pages are easy to clean. RotorDrone Essentials is the ideal resource for both new and experienced multirotor pilots
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    Helicopter Aerobatic Basics

    Helicopter Aerobatic Basics

    $17.95

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    A Flight Guide for RC Pilots


    The flightbox reference for basic and sport helicopter aerobatics, this 30-page guide has a spiral binding so it will stay open on the flightline, and its heavy-coated paper won't absorb grease or oil. Illustrated, step-by-step techniques cover everything from basic maneuvers like stall turns, loops and rolls to intermediate moves like Immelmann turns, tumbles and Cuban-8s. Basic aerobatic setups and tips from the pros are also included.

    Topics include:
    » Helicopter setup for aerobatic flight
    » Throttle/pitch curves
    » 540-degree stall turn
    » Chandelle
    » The Tumble
    » Autorotations
    » And much more
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    RC Helicopter How To's

    RC Helicopter How To's

    $27.95

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    Whether you're thinking about getting into radio control helicopters or are already into the exciting hobby, the tips, advice and how-to's from these experts will help you learn and ensure success. Everything from flight simulators and building to setup, hovering and advanced maneuvers is covered, as well as electric and nitro helis and radio equipment. Detailed photographs and large clear illustrations take the mystery out of the mechanics of helicopter flight.


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    The Basics of RC Helis

    The Basics of RC Helis

    $27.95

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    This 140 page full-color book takes you step by step through the learning stages of RC helicopter flying and into more advanced forms of aerobatics. Paul Tradelius, a former F-16 pilot and instructor, writes specifically for the beginner so that even those who have no model aviation experience can learn fast and start flying with fewer costly mistakes. Book includes detailed photos, diagrams and how-to's.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Simulators
    Selecting a helicopter
    The helicopter engine
    The gyro
    Accessories
    Required tools
    Where & what to buy
    Building the helicopter
    Radio installation
    Making initial adjustments at home
    Helicopter theory & control
    Safety
    Dynamic adjustments
    Hovering
    Repairs
    Forward flight
    Pre-aerobatics
    Aerobatics
    Final thoughts
    Source
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