Powerbox-Systems – Champion RRS

Thea Powerbox-Systems Champion RRS has been in the Powerbox family for many years, and always as a front runner in power distribution systems. Currently I am using them in my competition models, and in this article I will describe the reasons why and the advantages once programmed correctly. Recently Powerbox-Systems has renewed the design of…

Wires – Powerbox-Systems

  Powerbox-Systems as well as their electrical components also produce wire sets and connectors to the same high standard for us to use in our models. Most of them use smolten plastic to seal the soldered connextions as required in aviation, to assure a secure weld that can be connected and disconnected safely time and…

Powerbox-Systems – Smoke Pump

Everyone loves having smoke in our planes, even though it does cause a lot of cleaning up after its use, we still can”t resist it! You have to admit, would you be able to have a petrol powered plane, big enough to have a smoke system in it, and not do it?! The smoke pump…

Painting Skymaster ViperJet

  Following two years of flights, and a minor incident while landing, a friend from my club asked if we could modernise his ViperJet, changing various aspects of the build, fixing minor defects and then re-spray the whole plane in different colours. The idea was to update this tired yellow and blue ViperJet and update…

Katana 120 – Sebart

  Katana’S 120 by Sebart. Following the German Acro Masters 2010, on our way back to Spain, we took a detour through Italy in order to spend a couple of days with one of the worlds best designers and pilots, Sebastiano Silvestri. I was very fortunate in that we were able to bring back to…

DA 170 with MTW-Silencer RE3!

  Desert Aricraft, or DA is without a doubt one of if not the best engine maufacturers available, due to their simplicity, reliability and light weight. Add to this their power and no need to play with needles and you have it all! When I put together my Krill Model 37% Sukhoi 29 I had…

Getting to know Secraft

Secraft Secraft is a company who specialise in anodised aluminium components for rc modellers. Due to their ever growing product range and the top quality produced, they have quickly become one of the best known supplyers of aluminum accesories, just some examples would be their servo arms, accesories for transmitters, anodised washers and many many…

Hacker Motor Factory Visit

Hacker-Motor During our stay in Germany for the German Acro Masters, we also visited the Hacker-Motor factory in Schinderstraßl. We had the good fortune to meet the owner of the company, Mr Hacker who was also at the competition over the weekend. Very proud of their products, we were shown their products and brands that…

Krill Model Factory Visit

  Krill-Model”s factory in the Czech Republic Taking advantage of the fact that we where in the Czech Republic for the EXFC we also visited Krill-Model, currently the leader and most recognised manufacturers for large scale acrobatic models designed for competition at the highest level. Once at the factory we met up with it”s owner,…

JetCat Factory Visit

  The JetCat factory Continuing our way home after the EXFC in the Czech Republic we arranged to visit the JetCat factory in Germany. On arrival at their factory we met with Roman Kulossek and Udo Töpfer who kindly showed us around the factory, explaining each process required to build a miniaturised turbine to the…