Dec 8, 2012

Soko Heli Tools Kit Review

Soko Heli Tools – Soko Kit Written by Nick Lenn We were fortunate to have Soko Heli Tools send us the Soko Kit to do a review on. If precision, quality, and accuracy are your thing, then you’re definitely going to want to continue reading further. As a technician by trade, I always enjoy getting my… more »

Nov 8, 2012


Gryphon Fuel PumpWritten by Dan Reed For those of you that have an affinity for nitro, it’s not uncommon to one day take a close look at your various parts containers and find a few fuel pumps, some work and some – lets be honest here – never did work. Just like you, I heard about… more »

Nov 6, 2012

HeliCommand HC3-Xtreme/SX Review

HeliCommand X-Series Flybarless Controllers Written by Justin Pucci   Thanks to Danny Melnik at DemonHeli and Joachim Eulefeld at Captron, I was able to get my hands on the somewhat mysterious Captron HeliCommand HC3-Xtreme and HC3-SX flybarless controllers to test out and review for the Nation. I only say “mysterious” because with the multitude of… more »

Oct 1, 2012

Skookum SK540 FBL Review

  Skookum SK540 Review   Written by Nick Lenn   I was fortunate enough to have Skookum Robotics send me two of their SK540 flybarless units to dig into and find out the real scoop on what they’re all about. I’d been eyeballing the SK540 for quite a while and being very intrigued at them… more »

Aug 3, 2012

KDE 700XF Motor Review

KDE 700XF – 495kV by Nick Lenn I’ve been fortunate to have the KDE 700XF-495kv motor for about the last 8 weeks to run through the paces.  After watching their promotional videos and seeing the quality, thought, and effort that goes into these motors I just had to give one a shot.  My Whiplash is… more »

Jun 4, 2012

KDE XTS Head Review

I was fortunate enough to have KDE send me their new XT Main Rotor Head System (XTS for short) to put through the paces.  I opted to install this on my tried and true Trex 700n due to the fact that I have a large amount of flights on it in it’s current configuration and… more »

Apr 16, 2012

Savox SB-2271SG / SB-2272MG Review

I recently had to opportunity to spend some time with the Savox SB-2271SG and SB-2272MG brushless servos. Before I get into detail about the performance of the servos, I want to cover my initial impressions. Savox SB-2271SG Dimensions(mm):  40.3×20.2×38.5 Weight(g):  69.0 Speed(@4.8V sec/60):  .105 Torque(@4.8V oz-in):  152.8 Speed(@6.0V sec/60):  .085 Torque(@6.0V oz-in):  208.3 Speed(@7.4V sec/60): … more »

Feb 27, 2012

Progressive RC Hardline Solution Review

The idea behind this Progressive RC combo, is to let you customize it how you want it. With “The Hardline Solution” you can choose various selections from of these six separate options, case color, top liner color, bottom liner color, charging deck, and finally your iCharger and power supply models. Progressive RC also supplies everything… more »