I’ve been waiting for this announcement from my favorite radio maker for sometime. I know that JR is not always the fastest with new technology but when they do it, they do it right. Looks like they have embraced 2.4GHz DSM2 technology. First, JR is making the 9303 available as a 2.4GHz unit called, appropriately […]
The Radios pages offer reviews on radio control systems used in r/c slope flying.
Sherman Knight of Team JR has another great guide for sailplane set up and JR radio control. This time for the 9303. If you have read his 347 or 8103 guides, you’ll know this is a must!I’ve used Sherman Knight’s JR 8103 set up guide for several years now, and the 347 guide before that, […]
Flash 5 System X The Flash 5 System X computer radio from Hitec RCD is a great value. It sports features like a five model memory, digital trims, “AutoSave”, lots of mixes and 3 special flight modes for sport models, sailplanes and electrics. No other radio can touch the Flash 5 SX for quality […]
Available in both AM and FM versions this is a great radio for simple sailplanes. It has electronic servo reversing, Elevon or V-tail mixing and, with the FM version, rechargeable ni-cads. The small size of this radio makes it a good traveling companion and the AM versions use of AA batteries means no charging hassles […]
Hitec Eclipse 7 radio Hitec Eclipse 7 Hitec’s top of the line radio is the Eclipse 7 FM. It sports a 7-model memory and 7 channels and is available with a Spectra module. The large LCD screen helps make programming easy as do the four separate programming loops, one for fixed wing, glow, gas […]
JR x-347 JR 347 If it weren’t for the 8103 and this models limit of 4 models I would use this radio all the time. It is very capable and the minor limitations can be overcome by creative use of the custom mixes. The JR 347 radio is a good mid level programmable radio. […]
JR XP-8103 The 8103 is JR’s successor to the 388. It offers several new features – most importantly a new large size screen for easier programming. A graphical interface makes it quicker to program than its predecessors. The 8103 maintains all of the features you would like to see in a full-house computer radio. […]