Tuesday , 9 March 2021


So what is AVC Technology? AVC stands for ACTIVE VEHICLE CONTROL which is a new technology produced and installed in some of the radio controlled cars. It is one of the newest technologies created by Spektrum™ and AVC™, it uses a combination of sensors and software algorithms to adjust steering and throttle output at a rate faster than humanly possible. ... Read More »

What is RTF, ARF, PNP and KIT?

Before explaining the difference between all models, here’s something you should know: All big models need to be assembled, no matter what they’re called but some require more effort than others. Small RC Planes are the only models that might come perfectly ready to use. RTF means Ready To Fly. When it comes to Foam RTFs,  they are perfect for beginners because they ... Read More »

What are the parts and functions of an Airplane?

If you’re an aviation enthusiast and new to the RC hobby, it is very important to learn the parts of an airplane. Sadly, some people forget to do so and end up crashing their airplanes the minute they turn it on. You don’t want this to happen, do you? Before flying your RC plane, we recommend that you practice on ... Read More »

Wings Over Kfardebian – WOK 2014

On a sunny morning, back in September, a group of aviation and Radio Control enthusiasts gathered in Kfardebian for a whole weekend. The sky was clear, with stable air and good visibility; the perfect weather condition. Everyone was ready, preparing their RC Planes, testing them and making sure that their batteries are full before the take-off. You’re probably asking yourself ... Read More »

Understanding Glow Plugs

RC glow plugs for nitro engines

All nitro / glow engines which run on methanol-based fuels are ignited with a glow plug. Glow plugs are made of steel and have a platinum wound wire. Positioned at the uppermost part of the combustion chamber, glow pug platinum wires and under the right compression, cause the alcohol to burn in a catalytic reaction. For the initial glow, a ... Read More »

2-Stroke, 4-Stroke, Gas or Glow?

RC engines from HobbyGulf.com

Gas engine, nitro / glow engine or electric motor is what you need to get your model airplane in the air. Most modelers use a 2-stroke glow fuel engine which is the most common and efficient power plant for radio controlled airplanes. Glow fuel is a mixture of methanol, nitro-methane and oil combined to power up the engine. Depending on ... Read More »

Red Bull gave us wings

Red Bull Lebanon participating with RC Lebanon and HobbyGulf

Red Bull Lebanon were present on November 8, 2014 at Wardeh Flying field. The mood was country music, cocktail drinks with Red Bull and one of the most pleasant weathers in the world. More collaboration is planned between HobbyGulf and the Red Bull Lebanon for the yearly flying event. Stay tuned.   Read More »

Phantoms on the Way

dji Phantom Vision + coming to HobbyGulf.com

Wonder what’s coming next to HobbyGulf.com store? You guessed, it’s the long awaited DJI multicopter products, ranging from the do-it-yourself Flamewheel kit up to the latest Phantom 2 Vision +. All DJI Phantom 2 and Flamewheel quads are published on this page. We’re also stocked with the complete accessory set and parts. Read More »