It’s official. Extreme Flight and 3D Hobby Shop have formally merged.
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Harold is generous enough to donate his land for our use without hesitation or restrictions.
The spring fair (May 8th, 9th & 10th) is rapidly approaching and volunteers are required to help create a fun and enjoyable experience for all. For those of you that may not know, Harold and Chris are on the board of directors for the spring fair and would greatly appreciate our support for this event.
The least we can do is offer a small amount of our time ...Continue Reading →
May 19th, 2015 – The main gate is not being locked anymore.
Just a heads up to anybody heading out to the field this weekend that the access road gate is active again and we don’t yet have keys. Harold will unlock the gate in the mornings and lock it again in the evenings until keys can be distributed.
Please keep an eye on this thread in the forums for updates.
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I just read yet another news article where an RC hobbyist lost his garage, and almost his entire house, to a lipo fire. He was charging a lipo in a ceramic pot, but he forgot to put the lid on. The charger malfunctioned and the battery flared and set the wall behind on fire. Next to the pot were a dozen other lipos, and they went up next. The hobbyist used up two fire extinguishers holding the fire at bay ...Continue Reading →
The PG Aeromodelers Pine Centre Mall show is on Friday March 13th and Saturday March 14th.
Please stop by and check out some of the interesting aircraft our members are displaying, try the flying simulator, and chat with a great group of people.
Event details can be found on our Schedule page.
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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched the Government of Canada’s safety awareness campaign for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), or drones. The national campaign will help ensure UAV users—both recreational and commercial—understand the rules of the skies and always think safety first.
You can read the official press release here.
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This is a great article written by Kevin Peltz that will help many electric flyers save both aircraft and battery packs. Thank you for taking the time to write this Kevin. It is very helpful!
One concept that many electric pilots grapple with is how long they can safely stay airborne on a lipo battery, without damaging it. Constantly over-depleting lipo’s severely shortens the number of charge cycles you’ll get out of them. Also, I don’t like to rely on the speed control’s LVC ...Continue Reading →
Stan just sent this out so I thought I’d share. What an amazing show!Continue Reading →
We just wanted to post a quick thank you to Kevin who worked so hard rebuilding the pilot stations. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed.Continue Reading →