For the third year in a row, A Main Hobbies team pilot Andrew Merlino will compete in the elite invitation-only Extreme Flight Championships, held at the AMA Headquarters in Muncie, IN. Andrew has been practicing whenever possible for the event, even logging flights in dense Northeaster fog. Here’s a video of Andrew’s new rig in action: [...]
In years past the weather was less than desirable, but this year we were treated to very nice weather. This was my first event as part of the A Main heli team and it was a great experience. Without a doubt we had the greatest team presence. From the A Main tent [...]
Radio Controlled Helicopters for Beginners Learning to fly radio controlled helicopters is a rewarding, yet sometimes, challenging experience. Between the various types of models and learning how to maintain your RC helicopter, the actual act of flight can be equally intimidating. Put your worries aside; we have all been beginners at some point! Above all [...]
We were proud to welcome our newest edition to the A Main Hobbies flight team, Mr. Leon Luke, at this year’s Las Vegas Fun Fly. The weather could not have been better; there was a ton of talent this year and the flight stations were filled throughout the event. With the smell of ions and [...]
Meet A Main Hobbies 2012 Flight Team pilots Brian Tran, Tim Jones, and Greggor McGrath as they introduce themselves, talk about the products they’re using, and discuss their roles as team pilots.
Bruce Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star, talks about getting ready to spend a weekend as the featured guest of the A Main Hobbies flight team for the Helifreak Fun Fly last fall, including a when-hobbies-go-wrong story that you don’t want to miss! Watch a preview of the interview below:
The A Main Hobbies flight team attended the 2011 Helifreak Fun Fly over the weekend of October 7-9, which was held at the Palomar RC Flyers club in Fallbrook, CA for the first time. The vacation-appropriate Southern California weather shining over a gorgeous flying field tucked just off the Interstate 15 freeway attracted a record [...]
A Main Hobbies’ flight team attended the 2011 International Radio Control Helicopter Associated Jamboree, held at the AMA Headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. Represented in full force by eight talented and experienced pilots, Team A Main Hobbies spent the five-day event (August 10-14) talking with customers, helping fellow attendees set up their equipment to extract the [...]