RCadvisor.com Launches Model Airplane Design Contest
www.RCadvisor.com has launched a new model airplane design competition. The best design will win a complete R/C electric power system ($175 value) or $75 in cash. The contest runs through the end of October. No purchase is necessary – enter as many designs as you wish.
The contest is open to all website members. Joining www.RCadvisor.com is free and easy. The designs must be original and for remote-controlled model airplanes. Describe your design using text, Word DOC documents, Excel XLS spreadsheets, images, videos, DWF drawings, and PDF files. A modeler of average skill should be able to build it from the information provided. See the website for more details.
Community Members Help Select the Winner.
Members of the RCadvisor community give feedback to the designers by voting and commenting on the designs. Voting criteria include originality, quality of documentation, ease of construction, flying performance, use of calculator, value, and overall impression. The contest takes place at RCadvisor's forums, making it easy for community members to participate. The final decision will be made by www.RCadvisor.com's founder, Carlos Reyes, and will be announced in early November.
Win a Complete R/C Electric Power System ($175 value).
The electric power system is suitable for an eight ounce sport model:
* Blue Wonder outrunner 1700Kv, 24gr
* Speed control 10amp, 9gr
* LiPo battery pack 500mAh 2S1P, 20C, 34gr
* Micro servos 11 inch-oz, 5gr (2x)
* 1 year subscription to RCadvisor.com
* #1 aluminum Knife Handle with #11 blade
* Excel #11 blades (100x)
* Excel Retractable Utility Knife
* Slow Flyer 8x3.8 propeller
* Extra motor shaft
* Radial motor mount
* Prop saver
* 2mm gold connectors for motor (3x pairs)
* Deans connectors for battery (1 pair)
* Nitrile disposable gloves, large (100x)
* 28 compartment organizer
* Stainless steel shop scissors
* #1 comfort-grip knife handle, 5x #11 blades
* Single edge razor blades (100x)
* Disposable epoxy brushes (36x)
* Free shipping (at least $15 value)
RCadvisor's goal is to help individuals design and build better flying model aircraft through the use of an advanced free online model airplane calculator. Founding RCadvisor.com in 2007, Carlos Reyes has had lifelong love affairs with airplanes and computers. He holds a Private Pilot-Glider Certificate from the FAA and has enjoyed flying model airplanes his entire life. A Computer Science degree from Columbia University and 25 years of computer programming experience prepared him well to tackle programming the calculator.