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Aerobeez 78″ Slick 540 Typhoon Build Log

Posted by aerobeez On March - 1 - 2016ADD COMMENTS

A few things to note before moving on. This plane comes pre-hinged with the exception of the rudder (like most kits this size). We know that some pilots prefer to hinge the plane as people have been concerned about throw, but all we can assure you, that is not the case here. Our factory has done a great job hinging those models and allowing our customers no limitation regarding deflection. We test all surfaces at about 65 degrees or greater on all surfaces. With that being said, let’s get started... more

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! This week is a wild week with Joe Nall and RCX. We are looking forward to seeing everyone at both shows and giving everyone a close up look at all of our models including the new EPP lineup. This tip today will be focusing on the repair of and EPP hybrid aircraft with the hope that this will help you with any repairs needed on one of our EPP planes or perhaps even another EPP model you have. So without further ado, today’s... more

Building Tip of the Week: Slotting CA Hinges

Posted by aerobeez On April - 30 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! If you are not familiar with CA hinges, this tip will help you see a good way to install them and if you are familiar, we hope this helps you improve how you already install them. So without further ado, today’s tip : Slotting CA Hinges When installing CA hinges, we like to take a hobby knife and open up the slots for each hinge. This is not always necessary, but it is a good habit to get into as it will clear the... more

Building Tip of the Week: 4Titude Fuel Tank Mod

Posted by aerobeez On February - 25 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Good day pilots and welcome to another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week!  In today’s tip, we will be installing a 4Titude fuel tank in place of the stock fuel tank onto our Aerobeez 65″ Yak 54 Profile ARF! These same steps can also be used on our 65″ Extra 330 Profile ARF or other profile planes with some minor modifications to the process. Step 1:  Insert the long zip tie into the slots where you will be mounting the fuel tank. (this tip works great for the stock fuel... more

Building Tip of the Week: Cutting the Servo Bay

Posted by aerobeez On February - 12 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, happy hump day and welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! Today we will be looking at the servo bay and walking you through a simple way to cut out the skin while leaving a portion to seal the edge. This method helps prevent pealing of the skin and creates a nice clean finish. So without further ado, today’s tip : Cutting the Servo Bay When cutting out a whole in the skin for the servos, it is a good habit to leave roughly 1/8 to 1/12 of covering. This... more

BuildingTip of the Week: Installing CA Hinges

Posted by aerobeez On February - 5 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! 2015 has been crazy busy with shows and new products, so we took a few weeks off from this series, but are happy to bring you a new tip today! If you are not familiar with CA hinges, this tip will help you see a good way to install them and if you are familiar, we hope this helps you improve how you already install them. So without further ado, today’s tip : Installing CA Hinges When installing CA hinges, we prefer... more

Building Tip Of the Week: Adjusting Control Surface

Posted by aerobeez On January - 8 - 2015ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for our first installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week for 2015! This week has been a busy week leading up to the AMA Expo. We have been busy building our new models for the show and putting together all the final details for our new models that will be unveiled on the 9th at AMA. With so much building going on in such a short period of time, we wanted to share a simple tip to help get your control surfaces just right. Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet... more

Building Tip of the Week: Cowl Ventilation

Posted by aerobeez On December - 31 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for our final installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week for 2014! Tonight will be a night of celebration and we hope you all ring in the New Year with friends, family, loved ones, and possibly a new build project! Today’s tip will be dealing with cowl ventilation and will hopefully help give you the extra edge with that next build! Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help you improve your model... more

Building Tip of the Week: Using Zip Ties on Fuel Lines

Posted by aerobeez On December - 24 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! Only one more day until Christmas! We are excited and hope that you all enjoy a very happy holiday with friends, family, loved ones, and possibly some new toys! Today’s tip will be dealing with fuel lines and will hopefully help give you the extra edge with that next build! Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help you improve your model... more

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! Only one more week until Christmas! New toys, gifts, and hopefully new planes for all those pilots out there, and that means more new builds. Today’s tip will be dealing with the propeller and will hopefully help give you the extra edge with that next build! Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help you improve your model building, set-up,... more

Building Tip of the Week: Prepping a Fuel Tank

Posted by aerobeez On December - 10 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! We took a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, but now we have a new tip for those December builds out there! These tips will help give you the extra edge with that next build! Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Prepping... more

Building Tip of the Week: Applying Decals

Posted by aerobeez On November - 26 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! With Thanksgiving only a day away and Christmas just around the corner, there are likely some model building days in store! These tips are just the thing you need to help with that next build! Intended to help with all types of model building, these tips will help take your building to the next level. Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help... more

Building Tip of the Week: Engine Stand Off Set-Up

Posted by aerobeez On November - 20 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! Gearing up for the festive holidays and prepping a new build during the cold winter ahead? These tips are just the thing you need to help with that next build! Intended to help with all types of model building, these tips will help take your building to the next level. Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, we want to help you improve your model building,... more

Building Tip of the Week: Marking the Servo Bays

Posted by aerobeez On November - 6 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! We took a week off last week from the tips portion of our blog, but now we are back with another great tip for your builds. As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s... more

Building Tip of the Week: Prepping the Servo Bays

Posted by aerobeez On October - 22 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week! As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Prepping the Servo Bays On your servo bay installations, it is always best to drill 1/16 pilot holes.... more

Building Tip of the Week: Pull/Pull Rudder Wire Set-up

Posted by aerobeez On October - 16 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hey pilots, welcome back! This week we have a bonus installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Pull/Pull Rudder Wire Set-up Before installing your Pull/Pull rudder wires and servo,... more

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Installing Control Surface Horns Prior to gluing any control surface horns, Pete will always... more

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome back for Octobers first installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Installing Self Tapping Screws. When installing any screws that are “self tapping”... more

Aerobeez 71″ Extra 330 Step by Step Build Guide

Posted by aerobeez On October - 2 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots and welcome to our 71″ Extra 330 Build Guide! As with our previous build guides this guide will walk you through step by step as you build your new 71″ Extra 330 ARF Kit. Having experience with putting an ARF together is good, but with our guide even an inexperienced builder should be able to put this kit together in about 10-12 hours. Look for “Pete’s Tip’s” and our notes that will help walk you through this build like a seasoned pro.  This... more

Building Tip of the Week: Installing Pivot Style Hinges

Posted by aerobeez On September - 25 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome back for another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. As always, these tips are intended to help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. We want to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Installing Pivot Style Hinges. When gluing in pivot style hinges, always use a drop or two... more

Hello Aerobeez Pilots and welcome to our Aerobeez 20cc Sbach Profile installment of the Step by Step Build Guide series.  This build log will provide the steps that our team pilot, Pete, uses for this build.  You can cross reference with the included manual on the CD disc at anytime.  Also we will include Pete’s Pro Tips for certain steps that will help along the way.  Please keep in mind with this Sbach Profile, certain steps may be changed for your personal build preference and equipment... more

Building Tip of the Week: Wicking the Motor Box

Posted by aerobeez On August - 27 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome to the our 3rd installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. These tips will help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. The intention is to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Wicking the Motor Box. This tip will significantly assists in the overall strength of the motor box and any... more

Building Tip of the Week: Nut and Bolt Installation

Posted by aerobeez On August - 13 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome to the another installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. These tips will help with all types of model building, even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot. The intention is to help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Nut and Bolt Installation. When you are trying to install nuts in various areas where it is difficult... more

Building Tip of the Week: Blue Thread Lock

Posted by aerobeez On August - 6 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots! Welcome to the first installment of Pete’s Tip of the Week. Even if you don’t own an Aerobeez plane or have yet to take the first step into becoming an RC pilot, these tips will help you improve your model building, set-up, and eventually flying skills. So without further ado, today’s tip will focus on: Blue Thread Lock. Always try to use Blue thread lock on all the machine screws when a “lock nut” is not being used on the opposing side.  Blue... more

Aerobeez 73″ Sbach 300 Step by Step Build Guide

Posted by aerobeez On July - 23 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots and welcome to our 73″ Sbach 300 Build Guide! Like the previous two articles this build guide will walk you through step by step as you build your new 73″ Sbach 300 ARF Kit. Having experience with putting any ARF together is good, but with our guide even an inexperienced builder should be able to put this kit together in about 10-12 hours. Look for “Pete’s Tip’s” and our notes that will help walk you through this build like a seasoned pro.... more

Aerobeez 74″ Slick 540 Step by Step Build Guide

Posted by aerobeez On July - 15 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots and welcome back! In this article we will walk you through step by step as you build your new 74″ Slick 540 ARF Kit. If you have experience with putting any ARF together, this build should take you about 10-12 hours to finish. Even if this is your first ARF build, our tips and tricks will help walk you through like a seasoned pro. Here is what the 74″ Slick 540 will look like once complete! Step 1.2:  Locate the landing gears, wheel pants, and landing gear axles... more

Aerobeez 73″ Yak 54 Step-By-Step Build Guide

Posted by aerobeez On July - 9 - 2014ADD COMMENTS

Hello Aerobeez Pilots and welcome to our 73″ 25% Yak 54 build guide. In this article we will walk you through step by step as you build your new 73″ Yak 54 ARF Kit. If you have experience with putting any ARF together, this build should take you about 10-12 hours to finish. Here is what the 73″ Yak 54 will look like once complete! Note: The rudder gap and hinges once glued should look like the example image shown here. Step 2.5:  Install the tail wheel assembly.  Note:  For... more

In this article we will show you a step by step build process of the Aerobeez 48″ Extra 330 EPP.  This plane is made for extreme 3D flight, yet with an EPP skin this plane is virtually maintenance free.  And setting it up is a breeze.  If you have experience with putting any ARF together. This build should take you no more than 2-3 hours to finish. NOTE: The frame pictured in this build is of an older scheme, but all of the steps are the same on our new kit. Wing retainer hooks have been... more

We are excited to introduce our first flying wings–Angry Bee and Stinger.  Each color scheme has two versions–Push Prop & EDF.  In this build review, we are going to go over how to put together the push prop version. And we are using the Angry Bee for this build. This kit is so easy to put together, since the motor box is already assembled. And the servos slots are already cut out. If you are a fast builder, it would only take you 1 hour (including the time for the glue to set)... more

As most of our planes come with lots of pre-fabricated parts and quick assembly features, you may notice though the wheel pants for our 26% Yak-55M are not pre-drilled (Hey, we can’t make every too easy otherwise where is the fun right!) So, to better help  making your installation smooth and easy (and fun of course), I am posting the steps here on how to properly install the wheel pants on the Yak-55M. First, fit the wheel pant onto the landing gear where it’s supposed to sit.  Then... more

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