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What Payment Methods Are Accepted At Motion RC

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  • Category: Customer Service
  • Motion RC accepts the following payment methods: Affirm - New! American Express ATM / Debit Card Discover Card MasterCard PayPal Visa 

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    Why Don't You Carry EDF Jets Larger Than 90mm?

    Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • This is a question many customers have asked us over the years. Motion RC Senior Product Developer Alpha Enos explains: "To answer the question to me regarding size, bigger birds cost more to produce and more to ship, and "Free Shipping" for our customers obviously isn't free for us. Shipping cost is a sizable consideration, as is the production cost of molding an airplane that exceeds the maximum standard mold size that many industrial molding machines are designed to handle. One could chop up a larger airplane's design into more puzzle pieces, but the overall volume would still have to be...

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    FAA Issues Interim Final Rule for External Marking Requirement

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  • Category: Regulations and Safety
  • The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has published a notification from the FAA which outlines their Final Rule for External Marking Requirement. As of Monday, February 25th 2019 the FAA requires all law-abiding drone and model aircraft pilots to display their FAA-issued registration number on the outside of their aircraft. For more information click on the following links.  FAA Issues Interim Final Rule for External Marking Requirement (AMA) FAA Makes Major Drone ID Marking Change (FAA)  

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    How To Adjust Your Flap/Elevator Mix - IN FLIGHT!

    Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • Sounds a bit like science fiction doesn't it? We are all used to tinkering with the flap-to-elevator mix settings in our radio when our model is firmly planted on the ground of course. While it's flying? Why that's just crazy talk! Isn't it? Guess again. Thanks to Hobby Squawk forum member andrew_flyguy for bringing this to our attention. All you need is a computer-driven RC radio that allows you to calibrate mixing, two free mixes and an unassigned knob, switch, slider, etc. To learn how to achieve this cool and convenient trick, check out the YouTube video below from Andrew...

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    How To Waterproof Your Float Plane

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  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • (Thanks to Peter Taylor for submitting this article) When flying from water the biggest issue is keeping water spray out and there are a few things that you can do to help with this: Tape over the edges of any access hatches that you do not need regular access to, servo covers, equipment access hatches etc. Carefully adjust the edges of the battery hatch to minimize the possibility of water getting in there. Pack pushrod exit tubes with petroleum jelly (Vaseline) and check regularly as this will collect dirt that may bind the pushrod. Renew as required. Insert the receiver...

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    Did You Know? The Importance Of The Support Tab

    Posted by Todd Breda on |

  • Category: Tips and Tricks
  • There's a section of our website which is probably not being noticed as much as it should be. That section is the Support Tab, which is found on the product page of every aircraft and many electronics. The Support Tab is the section we use to house vital product information. Here is a list of just some of what you might find in the Support section of each aircraft's product page: Owner's Manual, Quick Start Guides, Addendums, etc. (usual in PDF format) Software Upgrades / Updates (where applicable) Tech Notes and Miscellaneous Product Information  Manuals and Guides The Support Tab...

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