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Manuals and Downloads

The files located in this section were verified to be the most updated version at the time of upload to our web site. s6r-s8r-manualDownload 16szDownload futaba-10j-manualDownload tx16s_user_manualDownload

TCRCM Merchandise

TCRCM is not offering merchandise for sale. The on line ordering form will be available to members of the TCRCM. Once an order is placed, you will be directed to the TCRCM secure on line payment page where you can make payment using you bank debit card, credit card or PayPal account. Our on line... Continue Reading →

Take Off and Grow Event, June 2022

June 4 2022 Take off and Grow Event TCRCM, Hobby Town and Horizon Hobbies hosted another learn to fly day at the TCRCM flying field on Saturday June 4 2022. The day was a huge success with lots of visitors showing an interest in model aviation. The club instructors set up a flight line dedicated... Continue Reading →

Pilot Solo

The 11 year old son of Brian Putt -- Skyler Putt -- executed a very successful solo flight.  He made three perfect landings, one touch and go.  Showed good judgement and control when waived off twice. 

LIPO Battery C Rating

We all know that the claimed "C" numbers of LiPo batteries are fallacious. Some brand are more outrageously exaggerated than others. If your charger can measure the cell IR (Internal Resistance) of you can use this online tool to calculate the REAL "C" value - as well as establish the maximum amp draw your batteries... Continue Reading →

Get The Power

To get off the ground, your R/C airplane or helicopter needs power — whether from an electric motor, a gasoline engine, or most frequently, a glow engine. The size and type of engine will be determined by the size and type of aircraft. Helicopter engines are designed specifically for the space, weight and power requirements... Continue Reading →

RC Glow Engines

What is a Glow Engine? Electric models use small motors, powered by battery cells. Those motors should not be confused with glow engines — which are actual internal combustion power plants that form the heart of any "gas" or "nitro" powered R/C model.  Most nitro R/C models use a 2- or 4-stroke glow engine, sized... Continue Reading →

Easy Tips for Balancing Propellers

When operating RC airplanes, properly balanced propellers are very important. Having a balanced prop helps prevent excessive vibration which can cause electrical connections to loosen, fuel in your gas tank to foam up, and can even cause structural damage.  Balancing your propeller helps avoid all these problems and it is very easy to do by following this two-step... Continue Reading →

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