IFMAR (International Federation of Model Auto Racing) is the international governing body for RC racing and holds a World Championship every two years for the most recognized RC racing classes. This last week and a half, the organization that was founded in 1979 held the 1/8-scale Nitro 4WD Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada to decide […]
Chief Executive Officer Yvonne DeFrancesco traveled to New York City yesterday for the exclusive DJI event for the release of the new Mavic Pro. The new Mavic Pro is a drone for wherever you go. The Mavic is the only drone of its size to carry an integrated high-precision three-axis mechanical camera-stabilization system, possibly the smallest […]
Publisher Yvonne DeFrancesco and Senior Editor John Reid of the RotorDrone team were on the scene at InterDrone 2016 this past week. The international drone conference and exposition is the largest dedicated commercial drone show in the world with 155 exhibitors and nearly 4,000 visitors! RotorDrone magazine was there exhibiting and passing out hundreds of magazines, lanyards, […]
For anyone involved in RC for any length of time, there are those events that instantly come to mind when you think about our hobby. Perhaps the most famous of them all is the annual WW1 RC Jamboree hosted by the Mid-Hudson R/C Society club. The venue is of course the world famous Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome […]
National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered flight. What will you be doing to celebrate aviation today and this weekend?
The 2016 National Drone Racing Championship took place this past weekend on Governors Island, NYC. Air Age Media’s RotorDrone team captured all the action, and connected with many of the drone industry leaders. The Drone Sports Association (DSA), the leading global drone racing and drone sports entertainment company, crowned Zachry “A_Nub” Thayerthe 2016 U.S. National […]
Who doesn’t love to soak in some sunshine during a lunch break? Every Wednesday Employees of Air Age drive down the road to the local farmers market for some fresh fruit and veggies, and a delicious lunch! The Wilton farmers market has great options from local farms and businesses of Connecticut.
On July 23 -24, the first annual Northeast Scale qualifier was hosted by the Black Dirt Squadron RC in Goshen, NY. Contest Director Danny Carozza and the rest of the club members did a great job pulling this event together. The event venue is the club’s flying field in the middle of the agriculture region […]