Category Archives: Technical

Articles that address the technical aspect of flying R/C

Electric Powered Flight – Part 4: Who needs a watt meter

By Scott Rhoades and Mike Wizynajtys – Welcome to part four in the series of articles intended to demystify electric flight for the glow guy. First a brief recap of what has been covered in previous sections: Part one  talked … Continue reading

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Electric Powered Flight – Part 3: Understanding the electronic speed control

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By Scott Rhoades and Mike Wizynajtys – Welcome to part three of the electric flight series. For a brief recap of what has been covered so far; part one, talked about amps volts and battery C rating. In part two, the … Continue reading

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Electric Powered Flight – Part 2: Sizing the power system

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By Scott Rhoades and Mike Wizynajtys – Welcome to the second article in the series of de-mystifying electric powered flight for the glow pilot. In part 1 we covered Volts, Amps and C rating. If you haven’t read that article yet … Continue reading

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Electric Powered Flight – Part 1

By Scott Rhoades and Mike Wizynajtys – I’ve been flying planes with internal combustion engines for a couple decades now and the thought of going electric causes me to hyperventilate. I’m trying to learn about electric flight but there just seems … Continue reading

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