Firstly I thought it was an interesting side note to this release that the alternate version is the D (Dirt) rather than the namesake, the reverse of the B5 series where the B5 was a dirt car, and the B5M the mid mounted alternate if you like.
That said, the car certainly looks like a big step forward from the B5 which seemed more of an evolution of the B5 design. Either way, it’s always exciting to see new designs hitting the market, and it will be interesting to see them hit the tracks soon.
To see all the information and the new cars in action, check out the video from AE below
Yes it is that time again, and this issue I have to say is jam packed!
Inside you get:
-A look at the new Helion Intrusion XLR M/T
-News on Ace Hobbies now distributing Hobao
-News on bodies from Killer Body being distributed by Hobby HQ as well as their in house Redback paints
-A great introduction to quadcopters (I still hate the term Drone as it refers to a larger commercial or military craft)
-How to shorten servo leads in the How To column
-Rc history looks at the Kyosho GP10 Inferno 4wd buggy
-Second Look examines how some long term testers, the ARRMA Typhon amd Granite Mega, have fared
-Reviews, well there is a few including; Kyosho Fader with a 1970 dodge charger and 2015 challenger hellcat and the Helion Four 10sct
– All the latest racing reports and news as usual
In Tech Talk Ray Munday examines the effect of wings and bodies, including front wings, on buggies
So head out and grab your copy today.
The Launceston R/C Cup as cemented itself as a must do event in the depths of winter each year with its indoor, off road layout being predominantly carpet with some astroturf. With the cold being the only weather to effect the race (and it certainly froze competitors from around the country last year) it is one race that you can bank on happening without weather delay.
So, the vital details!!!
What: 2016 Launceston R/C Cup
When: 5 – 7 August, 2015
Club: Launceston R/C (LRC)
Where: Uniquely Tasmanian Pavillion, Quercus Park, Carrick (just outside of Launceston, Tasmania)
Classes: SCT Stock, Open/4×4 SCT, 2wd Buggy Stock, 2wd Buggy Mod, 4wd Buggy Stock, 4wd Buggy Mod, Stadium Truck, Novice (over 13), Junior (13 and under)
RC Tech Thread: http://www.rctech.net/forum/australian-events/940045-2016-launceston-r-c-cup-5-7-august.html
Event Website: https://launcestonrc.com/2016-launceston-rc-cup/