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The A-3 lifeboat was an airborne lifeboat developed by the EDO Corporation in 1947 for the United States Air Force (USAF) as a successor to the Higgins Industries A-1 lifeboat.
The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), based in Muncie, Indiana, USA at, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of model aviation as a recognized sport as well as a recreational activity.
"Aerodynamics of Gender" is the seventh episode of the second season of the American comedy television series Community, and the 32nd episode of the series overall.
Air Age Media Inc, based in Wilton, Connecticut is the largest multimedia publisher of information for enthusiasts of radio-control cars, planes, helicopters and boats.
The Air Cargo Challenge is an aeronautical engineering competition that is held in Europe every two years.
AltiGator is a multirotor unmanned aerial vehicle manufacturer founded in 2008 and headquartered in Waterloo, Walloon Brabant, Belgium.
The Anderson Powerpole is a family of electrical connectors by Anderson Power Products (APP), although plug compatible connectors are now available from alternate sources.
Animatronics refers to the use of robotic devices to emulate a human or an animal, or bring lifelike characteristics to an otherwise inanimate object.
The Appleby Frodingham Railway Preservation Society is based at Scunthorpe in North Lincolnshire.
Armando Nannuzzi (21 September 1925 – 14 May 2001) was an Italian cinematographer and camera operator active from the 1940s until the 1990s.
AZON (or Azon), from "''az''imuth only", was one of the world's first guided weapons, deployed by the Allies and contemporary with the German Fritz X. Officially designated VB-1 ("Vertical Bomb 1"), it was invented by Major Henry J. Rand and Thomas J. O'Donnell during the latter stages of World War II as the answer to the difficult problem of destroying the narrow wooden bridges that supported much of the Burma Railway.
A baby monitor, also known as a baby alarm, is a radio system used to remotely listen to sounds made by an infant.
The Batmobile is the fictional car driven by the superhero Batman in American comic books published by DC Comics.
A battery pack is a set of any number of (preferably) identical batteries or individual battery cells.
The BGM-71 TOW ("Tube-launched, Optically tracked, Wire-guided") is an American anti-tank missile.
Blue Thunder is a 1983 action thriller film from Columbia Pictures, produced by Gordon Carroll, Phil Feldman, and Andrew Fogelson and directed by John Badham.
Blue Thunder is the helicopter in the 1980s American titular film and television series.
Bruce Simpson is an internet celebrity and activist from New Zealand best known for his long running blog, YouTube channels and his 2003 attempt to build a missile with parts ordered from internet retailers.
The Buk missile system ("Бук"; “beech” (tree)) is a family of self-propelled, medium-range surface-to-air missile systems developed by the Soviet Union and its successor state, the Russian Federation, and designed to counter cruise missiles, smart bombs, fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Call signs in New Zealand are no longer generally used to identify broadcast stations.
The CANT Z.1007 Alcione (Kingfisher) was a three-engined medium bomber, with wooden structure.
A central vacuum cleaner (also known as built-in or ducted) is a type of vacuum cleaner appliance, installed into a building as a semi-permanent fixture.
Charles David Metcalf (born 1933) served in the United States Air Force for 36 years, retiring as a Major General.
Chira Ratanarat (Thai: จิระ รัตนะรัต; born 3 June 1940) is the Chief Executive Officer of The Siam Chemicals Public Company (SCC).
The Cincinnati Revolution was a professional ultimate disc team, based in Cincinnati, Ohio, which competed in the American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL).
The Coachella Valley Radio Control Club is based near Coachella in Riverside County, California, United States.
Command guidance is a type of missile guidance in which a ground station or aircraft relay signals to a guided missile via radio control or through a wire connecting the missile to the launcher and tell the missile where to steer in order to intercept its target.
Conservatory Water lies in a natural hollow near Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, New York City's Central Park, centered opposite East 74th Street.
Optical contrast seekers, or simply contrast seekers, are a type of missile guidance system using a television camera as its primary input.
Control line (also called U-Control) is a simple and light way of controlling a flying model aircraft.
The Cornelius XBG-3 was an American "bomb glider", developed by the Cornelius Aircraft Corporation for the United States Army Air Forces.
Cox model engines are used to power small model airplanes, model cars and model boats.
Cox Models, a former division of Estes Industries of Penrose, Colorado, was a multimillion-dollar hobby company, is one of the hobby industry's oldest companies and is noted for its production of miniature model internal-combustion engines.
The Learning Applied to Ground Vehicles (LAGR) program, which ran from 2004 until 2008, had the goal of accelerating progress in autonomous, perception-based, off-road navigation in robotic unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs).
The Dassault AVE-D Petit Duc was a sub-scale experimental stealth UAV built in France in 2000 as the first step in the development of a UCAV under Dassault Aviation's LOGIDUC programme.
A DC connector (or DC plug, for one common type of connector) is an electrical connector for supplying direct current (DC) power.
Design Squad is a PBS reality television series geared towards middle and high-school children, where contestants design whimsical machines in order to win an Intel college scholarship worth $10,000.
"Die Hippie, Die" is the second episode in the ninth season of the American animated television series South Park.
Dinosaur suits are a type of costumed character or creature suit resembling a dinosaur.
The Dornier Do 217 was a bomber used by the German Luftwaffe during World War II as a more powerful development of the Dornier Do 17, known as the Fliegender Bleistift (German: "flying pencil").
Dream Street is a British children's television series that ran from 6 May 1999 to 2002 on CITV.
A dye pack is a radio-controlled incendiary device used by banks to foil a bank robbery by causing stolen cash to be permanently marked with dye shortly after a robbery.
Elings Park (formerly Las Positas Friendship Park) is a non-profit park located in Santa Barbara, California east of Las Positas Road and south of U.S. Highway 101.
The Embraer EMB 312 Tucano is a low-wing, tandem-seat, single-turboprop, basic trainer with counter-insurgency capability developed in Brazil.
The Enzian (named for a genus of mountain flower, in English the Gentian) was a German WWII surface-to-air anti-aircraft missile that was the first to use a radio controlled guidance system.
Estes Industries is a company that was started in Denver, Colorado, USA.
Everard Mott Williams (1915 – October 24, 1972), noted scientist and educator, was born in New Haven, Connecticut.
An explosively formed penetrator (EFP), also known as an explosively formed projectile, a self-forging warhead, or a self-forging fragment, is a special type of shaped charge designed to penetrate armor effectively.
Fidelio Telemetry is a computer software company, located in Italy, to develop telemetry software for R/C Racing Car.
First-person view (FPV), also known as remote-person view (RPV), or simply video piloting, is a method used to control a radio-controlled vehicle from the driver or pilot's view point.
Flambards was a television series of 13 episodes which was broadcast in the United Kingdom in 1979 and in the United States in 1980.
Flight Park State Recreation Area is a state park in northern Utah, United States, dedicated to hang gliding and paragliding.
The Flytech Dragonfly is WowWee's entry into remote-controlled flying toy industry.
The Footy is a very small (usually) radio-control sailboat whose length is a mere 12 inches (30.5 cm).
Forlì (Furlè; Forum Livii) is a comune and city in Emilia-Romagna, northern Italy, and is the capital of the province of Forlì-Cesena.
The Frankfort OQ-16, also known as the TD3D, was a target drone designed by the Frankfort Sailplane Company for use by the United States Army Air Forces and United States Navy.
Frequency assignment is the authorization of use of a particular radio frequency.
Fritz X was the most common name for a German guided anti-ship glide bomb used during World War II.
From Russia with Love is a 1963 British spy film and the second in the ''James Bond'' film series produced by Eon Productions, as well as Sean Connery's second role as MI6 agent James Bond.
was a series of surface-to-air anti-aircraft missiles developed in Japan at the end of the Second World War.
(commonly known as Furuno) is a Japanese electronics company whose main products are marine electronics, including radar systems, fish finders and navigational instruments.
is a Japanese company founded in 1948, originally to produce vacuum tubes.
A gas-filled tube, also known as a discharge tube, is an arrangement of electrodes in a gas within an insulating, temperature-resistant envelope.
A glide bomb or stand-off bomb is a standoff weapon with flight control surfaces to give it a flatter, gliding flight path than that of a conventional bomb without such surfaces.
The Globe KD2G Firefly was a pulsejet-powered American target drone, built by the Globe Aircraft Corporation for operation by the United States Navy in the late 1940s, seeing operational use into the mid-1950s.
The Globe KD6G Firefly was an American target drone, built by the Globe Aircraft Corporation for operation by the United States Navy during the 1950s and early 1960s.
The Globe KDG Snipe was an American target drone, built by the Globe Aircraft Corporation for use by the United States Navy.
Graupner/SJ GmbH is a radio control equipment manufacturing company founded in 1930 by Johannes Graupner in Stuttart-Wangen.
The Henschel Hs 117 Schmetterling (German for Butterfly) was a radio-guided German surface-to-air missile project developed during World War II.
The Henschel Hs 293 was a World War II German anti-ship guided missile: a radio controlled glide bomb with a rocket engine slung underneath it.
The Henschel Hs 298 was a 1940s German rocket-powered air-to-air missile designed by Professor Herbert Wagner of Henschel.
High frequency (HF) is the ITU designation for the range of radio frequency electromagnetic waves (radio waves) between 3 and 30 megahertz (MHz).
is a Japanese writer and engineer.
Experiments have been conducted on automating cars since at least the 1920s; promising trials took place in the 1950s and work has proceeded since then.
This article details the history of electrical engineering.
An Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) is a Unmanned Aerial Vehicle.
Hitec is a company based in South Korea that manufactures radio control devices, including transmitters, receivers, servos, electronics and model aircraft.
HMS Uganda, was a Second World War-era light cruiser launched in 1941.
Hobbico, Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of hobby products including radio control airplanes, boats, cars, helicopters and multirotors/drones.
HobbyTown or HobbyTown USA is an American retail hobby, collectibles and toy store chain.
Horizon Hobby, LLC. is an international hobby product distributor, headquartered in Champaign, Illinois.
Houdina Radio Control Co. was a radio equipment firm that was founded by Francis P Houdina, an electrical engineer in the U.S. Army.
The Houston Alternative Art chronology was originally compiled by Caroline Huber and The Art Guys for the exhibition catalogue No Zoning: Artists Engage Houston, which was published by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) to accompany the group show of the same name.
An improvised explosive device (IED) is a bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action.
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iRobot Corporation is an American advanced technology company founded in 1990 by three MIT graduates who designed robots for space exploration and military defense.
The Island X-199 Spectra was a prototype technology demonstrator designed to test several concepts in amphibian aircraft design in anticipation of a future production variant.
The industrial, scientific and medical (ISM) radio bands are radio bands (portions of the radio spectrum) reserved internationally for the use of radio frequency (RF) energy for industrial, scientific and medical purposes other than telecommunications.
"It's Your Funeral" is a television episode of the British science fiction-allegorical series, The Prisoner.
is a Japanese term for a fashion of individuals decorating the bodies of their cars with fictional characters of anime, manga, or video games (especially bishōjo games or eroge).
Jabba Desilijic Tiure,"Jabba", in Sansweet, Star Wars Encyclopedia, pp.
Japan Remote Control Co., Ltd. (日本遠隔制御株式会社; Nippon Enkaku Seigyo Kabushiki Gaisha) (commonly called saurce Propo, source Racing, or hum) is a Japanese manufacturer of popular radio control devices including transmitters, receivers, servos, electronics, programmable robots and model aircraft.
was the second and last of the dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) in the first decade of the 20th century.
John Hays Hammond Jr. (April 13, 1888 – February 12, 1965) was an American inventor known as "The Father of Radio Control".
Joseph Patrick Kennedy Jr. (July 25, 1915 – August 12, 1944) was a United States Navy lieutenant.
JST connectors are electrical connectors manufactured to the design standards originally developed by J.S.T. Mfg.
K'Nex is a construction toy system invented by Joel Glickman.
K*bots are moving models made from K'Nex Construction kits, built to participate in specific events run by the K*bot World Championships (USA) and K*bots UK (UK).
K9, occasionally written K-9, is the name of several fictional robotic canines (dogs, the name being a pun on the pronunciation of "canine") in the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who, first appearing in 1977.
Karbonite gears are a reinforced plastic composite material used in Hitec RC servos that show almost five times the strength of nylon gears and better wear resistance.
The was a two-ship class of dreadnought battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) in the first decade of the 20th century.
The Kawasaki KAQ-1 is a small, radio controlled target drone aircraft.
The Kehl-Straßburg radio control link was a German MCLOS radio control system of World War II.
Kite aerial photography (KAP) is a hobby and a type of photography.
KO PROPO is a brand of radio control equipment and humanoid robot (KHR-1) by Kondo Kagaku, established in Tokyo, Japan in 1945.
is a model car company based in Tokyo, Japan.
Land sailing, also known as 'sand yachting' or 'land yachting', is the act of moving across land in a wheeled vehicle powered by wind through the use of a sail.
The Lavochkin La-17 was the first Soviet unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to reach operational service.
This is a partial list of the British Air Ministry (AM) specifications for aircraft.
Auction Hunters is an American reality television series that premiered on November 9, 2010, on Spike.
This List of fictional rodents in video games is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals and list of fictional rodents articles.
This page aims to list the inventions and discoveries of which women were the protagonists.
This is a list of notable inventors.
This is a list of Japanese inventions and discoveries.
The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) inductees includes over 500 inventors spanning three centuries of lifetimes.
Pawn Stars is an American reality television series that premiered on History on July 19, 2009.
Thomas Alva Edison was widely known as the America's most prolific inventor, even after his death in 1931.
This is a list of scale model sizes, listing a variety of size ratios for scale models.
Toyota vehicles, past and present, sold under the Toyota brand.
The following is a list of characters featured in the Transformers film series, distributed by Paramount Pictures, and it's related media appearances.
Map of State Parks of UtahHold cursor over locations to display park name;click to go to park article. Utah State Parks is the common name for the Division of Utah State Parks and Recreation; a division of the Utah Department of Natural Resources.
This is a list of vacuum tubes or thermionic valves, and low-pressure gas-filled tubes, or discharge tubes.
This is a List of World War II electronic warfare equipment and code words and tactics derived directly from the use of electronic equipment.
A location identifier is a symbolic representation for the name and the location of an airport, navigation aid, or weather station, and is used for manned air traffic control facilities in air traffic control, telecommunications, computer programming, weather reports, and related services.
Logo is an educational programming language, designed in 1967 by Wally Feurzeig, Seymour Papert and Cynthia Solomon.
Love Liza is a 2002 American comedy-drama film directed by Todd Louiso and starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Jack Kehler, Wayne Duvall, Sarah Koskoff and Stephen Tobolowsky.
is a series of go-kart-style racing video games developed and published by Nintendo as spin-offs from its trademark Super Mario series.
Marquardt Corporation was one of the few aeronautical engineering firms that was dedicated almost solely to the development of the ramjet engine.
MikroKopter is a German company, a subsidiary of HiSystems GmbH, that manufactures battery-powered radio-controlled unmanned aerial vehicles.
Mini-Z is a brand name for a popular line of 1:27-scale electric radio-controlled cars manufactured by Kyosho Corporation, a Japanese manufacturer of various radio-controlled devices.
In modern language, a missile is a guided self-propelled system, as opposed to an unguided self-propelled munition, referred to as a rocket (although these too can also be guided).
is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Model Airplane News is a monthly magazine focusing upon the hobby of radio control airplanes.
Model warship combat is an international club activity, in which participants construct radio-controlled scale models of actual warships, most commonly those built by various nations prior to 1946, such as the,, or the.
Multiplex Modellsport GmbH & Co.
The cast of the television series MythBusters perform experiments to verify or debunk urban legends, old wives' tales, and the like.
The Nanjing CK-1 (exported under the name Chang Kong-1 or CK-1) is a radio-controlled target drone developed by the Nanjing Institute of Aeronautics in the People's Republic of China.
Naval wargaming is a branch of the wider hobby of miniature wargaming.
New Year's Eve in London, a New Year's Eve firework display, is celebrated along the Victoria Embankment and South Bank areas of the River Thames where the London Eye and Big Ben are situated.
The nickel–cadmium battery (NiCd battery or NiCad battery) is a type of rechargeable battery using nickel oxide hydroxide and metallic cadmium as electrodes.
Nikola Tesla (Никола Тесла; 10 July 1856 – 7 January 1943) was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
A nitro engine generally refers to an engine powered with a fuel that contains some portion (usually between 10% and 40%) of nitromethane mixed with methanol.
Nitromethane is an organic compound with the chemical formula.
The BQM-74 Chukar is a series of aerial target drones produced by Northrop.
Novak Electronics, Inc. of Irvine, California, United States was a manufacturer RC electronics.
Aphrodite and Anvil were the World War II code names of United States Army Air Forces and United States Navy operations to use B-17 and PB4Y bombers as precision-guided munitions against bunkers and other hardened/reinforced enemy facilities, such as those targeted during Operation Crossbow.
The term park flyer denotes a class of small, primarily electric powered radio controlled aircraft, so named because their size enables some of them to be operated within the confines of a large public park.
Pathfinders (1972–73) is a ITV drama set in the Second World War, telling the story of the fictitious Royal Air Force 192 Pathfinder squadron.
The Pearson Field Education Center delivers experiential aviation based science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for young people ages kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) on historic Pearson Field, Vancouver, Washington.
The Piper LBP was a glide bomb, or "Glomb", developed by Piper Aircraft for the United States Navy during World War II.
Polypropylene (PP), also known as polypropene, is a thermoplastic polymer used in a wide variety of applications.
Power Pete is an overhead view 2D shooter developed by Pangea Software and published by Interplay under the MacPlay brand name.
The Pratt-Read LBE-1 was a prototype glide bomb, or "Glomb", developed for the United States Navy during World War II.
A precision-guided munition (PGM, smart weapon, smart munition, smart bomb) is a guided munition intended to precisely hit a specific target, to minimize collateral damage and increase lethality against intended targets.
Project Emily was the deployment of American-built Thor intermediate-range ballistic missiles (IRBMs) in the United Kingdom between 1959 and 1963.
Pulse-position modulation (PPM) is a form of signal modulation in which M message bits are encoded by transmitting a single pulse in one of 2^M possible required time shifts.
Pulse-width modulation (PWM), or pulse-duration modulation (PDM), is a modulation technique used to encode a message into a pulsing signal.
Push the Talking Trash Can is a radio-controlled robot which makes daily rounds throughout Tomorrowland at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park, Hong Kong Disneyland park, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland in Japan and formerly the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World.
is a line of remote-controlled toy cars manufactured by Takara Tomy, based on the popular Choro-Q pullback line.
A quadcopter, also called a quadrotor helicopter or quadrotor, is a multirotor helicopter that is lifted and propelled by four rotors.
R2-D2, or Artoo-Detoo, is a fictional robot character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
Radio is the technology of using radio waves to carry information, such as sound, by systematically modulating properties of electromagnetic energy waves transmitted through space, such as their amplitude, frequency, phase, or pulse width.
The radio spectrum is the part of the electromagnetic spectrum with frequencies from 3 Hz to 3 000 GHz (3 THz).
A radio-controlled boat is a boat controlled remotely with radio control equipment.
A radio-controlled glider is a type of radio-controlled aircraft that normally does not have any form of propulsion.
A Radio-controlled helicopter (also RC helicopter) is model aircraft which is distinct from a RC airplane because of the differences in construction, aerodynamics, and flight training.
A radio-controlled model (or RC model) is a model that is steerable with the use of radio control.
A Radio-controlled submarine is a scale model of a submarine that can be steered via radio control.
The Radioplane Company was an American aviation company which produced drone aircraft primarily for use as gunnery targets.
The Radioplane OQ-17 was a target drone produced by the Radioplane Company for the United States Army Air Forces and, as the TD4D/KDR Quail, the United States Navy.
The OQ-2 Radioplane was the first mass-produced UAV or drone in the United States, manufactured by the Radioplane Company.
The Radioplane RP-77 was a small target drone missile, constructed largely of plastic materials, produced by the Radioplane division of the Northrop Corporation.
Razer is a combat robot that competes on the British television series Robot Wars.
R&C, RC, R/C, Rc, or rc may refer to.
RCV may stand for.
A reed receiver or tuned reed receiver (US) was a form of multi-channel signal decoder used for early radio control systems.
A regenerative circuit is an amplifier circuit that employs positive feedback (also known as regeneration); some of the output of the amplifying device is applied to its input without phase inversion, which reinforces the signal, increasing the amplification.
A remote base station is a common name for an amateur radio auxiliary station that is controlled and operated from a remote location.
In electronics, a remote control or clicker is a component of an electronic device used to operate the device from a distance, usually wirelessly.
A remote control is any device used to control a remote operation.
A remote control locomotive (also called an RCL) is a railway vehicle that provides the motive power for a train.
A remote control vehicle is defined as any vehicle that is teleoperated by a means that does not restrict its motion with an origin external to the device.
A remote starter is a radio controlled device, which is installed in a vehicle by the factory or an aftermarket installer to preheat or cool the vehicle before the owner gets into it.
Remotely operated vehicles are vehicles which are controlled by an operator who is not in the vehicle.
Robosquirrel refers to several versions of robotic squirrels developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis and San Diego State University.
The Ryan Model 147 Lightning Bug is a jet-powered drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, produced and developed by Ryan Aeronautical from the earlier Ryan Firebee target drone series.
The S-75 (Russian: С-75; NATO reporting name SA-2 Guideline) is a Soviet-designed, high-altitude air defence system, built around a surface-to-air missile with command guidance.
The Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 Sparviero (Italian for sparrowhawk) was a three-engined Italian medium bomber developed and manufactured by aviation company Savoia-Marchetti.
Seacat was a British short-range surface-to-air missile system intended to replace the ubiquitous Bofors 40 mm gun aboard warships of all sizes.
Secure communication is when two entities are communicating and do not want a third party to listen in.
was founded when Yonezawa Toys, Japan's largest post-war toy manufacturer, was absorbed into Sega in 1991 as Sega-Yonezawa.
Servos (also RC servos) are small, cheap, mass-produced servomotors or other actuators used for radio control and small-scale robotics.
Servo control is achieved by sending a servo a PWM (pulse-width modulation) signal, a series of repeating pulses of variable width where either the width of the pulse (most common modern hobby servos) or the duty cycle of a pulse train (less common today) determines the position to be achieved by the servo.
Shahbal is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) designed by a group of aerospace engineers at Sharif University of Technology.
Shelby Farms, located in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, is one of the twenty largest urban parks in the United States.
SkyJack is an unmanned aerial vehicle created by Samy Kamkar which specifically seeks out other Parrot drones and hijacks them through their wireless network, giving the SkyJack pilot the ability to control and view the camera sources of the affected drone.
Space Academy is a live-action sci-fi children's television program produced by Filmation that originally aired Saturday mornings on the CBS television network, from September 10, 1977, to December 17, 1977.
Spiral Zone is a 1987 American science-fiction animated series produced by Atlantic/Kushner-Locke.
The Stone Mountain Airport, later also known as Stone Mountain Britt Memorial Airport (after the owner's wife), was a small privately run public-use airport located in Stone Mountain, Georgia (east-northeast of the mountain) from around 1963 until 1996.
A surface-to-air missile (SAM, pronunced), or ground-to-air missile (GTAM, pronounced), is a missile designed to be launched from the ground to destroy aircraft or other missiles.
In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can "make" or "break" an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.
The tactics of the Iraqi insurgency have varied widely.
TAI Şimşek is a turbojet-powered radio-controlled high-speed target drone designed, developed and built by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) between 2009-2012 for the needs of the Turkish Armed Forces.
TAI Baykuş is a radio-controlled tactical unmanned drone designed, developed and built by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) between 2003-2004.
TAI Gözcü is a radio-controlled short-range tactical drone.
TAI Keklik is a radio-controlled tracking target drone introduced in 2001.
TAI Martı is a radio-controlled surveillance unmanned drone designed, developed and built by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) in 2003.
TAI Pelikan, aka IHA-X2, is a radio-controlled reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition drone.
TAI Turna is a turboprop-powered radio-controlled target drone introduced in 2001.
The Tamiya Blackfoot was a 1/10-scale, electric radio controlled model monster truck produced by the Tamiya Corporation of Japan.
The Tamiya Radio Controlled Nitro Off-road Vehicles entered the radio controlled (RC) nitro engine (glow engine) powered 1/8 scale truck market in July 2002.
Tamiya Rough Rider was the very first of Tamiya's SRB (Special racing buggies) series.
The Tamiya TXT-1, which stands for Tamiya eXtreme Truck, was one of Tamiya's 1/10 scale radio controlled (RC) Monster Trucks.
Task Force 72 is an international association of Radio controlled model boat builders, all building in the common scale (ratio) of 1:72 (1 inch in 1:72 equals 72 inches or 6 feet in real life).
The Taylorcraft LBT was a glider designed and built by Taylorcraft during World War II, in response to a United States Navy requirement for a glide bomb.
The space opera blockbuster Star Wars has borrowed many real-life scientific and technological concepts in its settings.
A telecommand is a command sent to control a remote system or systems not directly connected (e.g. via wires) to the place from which the telecommand is sent.
Television guidance (TGM) is a type of missile guidance system using a television camera in the missile or glide bomb that sends its signal back to the launch platform.
Telus World of Science (TWOS) is a broad-based science centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, operated by the (non-profit) Edmonton Space & Science Foundation.
In the field of weaponry, terminal guidance refers to any guidance system that is primarily or solely active during the "terminal phase", just before the weapon impacts its target.
Tether Cars are model racing cars powered by miniature internal combustion engines and tethered to a central post.
The Amazing Spider-Man is a 2012 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Spider-Man, and sharing the title of the character's longest-running comic book.
Theodore Tugboat is a Canadian children's television series about a tugboat named Theodore who lives in the Big Harbour with all of his friends.
Thunder Tiger Corporation is a Taiwan manufacturer of radio controlled models including airplanes, helicopters, cars, boats, accessories and engines.
A thyratron is a type of gas-filled tube used as a high-power electrical switch and controlled rectifier.
The seventh series of Top Gear was aired during 2005 and consisted of 6 episodes, beginning on 13 November and concluding on 27 December.
A modern torpedo is a self-propelled weapon with an explosive warhead, launched above or below the water surface, propelled underwater towards a target, and designed to detonate either on contact with its target or in proximity to it.
Truck and Tractor pulling, also known as power pulling, is a motorsport competition, popular in the United States, Canada, Europe (especially in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark and Germany), Australia and Brazil, and New Zealand which requires modified tractors to pull a heavy sled along a 35 foot wide, 330 foot long track, with the winner being the tractor that pulls the sled the farthest.
An unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), also known as a combat drone or simply a drone, is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that usually carries aircraft ordnance such as missiles and is used for drone strikes.
The V-1 flying bomb (Vergeltungswaffe 1 "Vengeance Weapon 1")—also known to the Allies as the buzz bomb, or doodlebug, and in Germany as Kirschkern (cherrystone) or Maikäfer (maybug)—was an early cruise missile and the only production aircraft to use a pulsejet for power.
The V-2 (Vergeltungswaffe 2, "Retribution Weapon 2"), technical name Aggregat 4 (A4), was the world's first long-range guided ballistic missile.
A variometer – also known as a rate of climb and descent indicator (RCDI), rate-of-climb indicator, vertical speed indicator (VSI), or vertical velocity indicator (VVI) – is one of the flight instruments in an aircraft used to inform the pilot of the rate of descent or climb.
The Wasserfall Ferngelenkte FlaRakete (Waterfall Remote-Controlled A-A Rocket), was a German guided surface-to-air missile project of World War II.
WINC (1400 AM) is a broadcast radio station licensed to Winchester, Virginia, United States.
The Xplorair is a project of compact VTOL aircraft without rotating airfoil from aerospace engineer Michel Aguilar, funded by the French Armed Forces procurement agency DGA and supported by various European aeronautics firms such as Dassault Systèmes, EADS Innovation Works, MBDA, Altran Technologies, Sogeti, Turbomeca, COMAT Aerospace and the Institut Pprime.
The Typhoon H is a 6 rotor multicopter or UAV produced by Yuneec International which was launched in April 2016.: Significant features of the Typhoon H may be summarized as follows.
The 6-meter band is the lowest portion of the very high frequency (VHF) radio spectrum allocated to amateur radio use.
The 70-centimeter or 440 MHz band is a portion of the UHF radio spectrum internationally allocated to amateur radio and amateur satellite use.