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New Item! Posted on 1 Mar 14:33

Desert Aircraft is now stocking J-Tec QC-120 Canisters. Head on over to the store and check them out. 

 

The QC-120 canister muffler has been designed for up to an 120cc Single Cylinder and 215cc Twin or Four Cylinder engine. The QC canisters are made of an all aluminum construction and have been developed for high performance while reducing engine noise. As with all of our mufflers the QC canisters are designed and Produced by JTEC right here in the U.S.A..
As tested by Desert Aircraft, the QC-120 canisters offer the most power for any canister or tuned pipes on the DA-200. They are also one of the lightest canister setups and will not clog like other brands. 

QC-120 Specs:
2.5" diameter
28mm (O.D.) Inlet Tube diameter

Recommended Uses:
70 - 100cc Singles (DA-85)
150 - 170cc Twin (DA 150/170)
200cc Four Cylinder (DA-200)

Recommended Setup:
Stainless steel flex header at approx 11"-12" long
Recommend mounting at 2 points to reduce vibration


2017 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Posted on 24 Oct 13:29

 

We'd like to thank all the pilots and sponsors for making the 2017 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout one of the best ever! For complete results, info, and video, please visit the Shootout website:  http://www.tucsonaerobaticshootout.com/

The following Tucson Aerobatic Shootout sponsors actively support giant scale aerobatics and make events like the Shootout possible:

AJ Aircraft
Athens Trophy Shop
Dalton Aviation
Desert Aircraft
Desert Aircraft Australia
Extreme Flight RC
Falcon Props
Holy Smokes RC
JTEC Radiowave
KS Exhaust
Mejzlik Modellbau
MKS Servos
MTW Silencer Systems
NorthWest RC
PAU
PowerBox Systems
RC Depot
Sew Busy
Slimline Products
Thunder Power RC
Tru-Turn

Hats Off To These Awesome Sponsors! Posted on 14 Sep 16:27

 

As the 2017 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout draws near, we like to say thanks to the awesome sponsors listed below that have already committed their support. Without them, the Shootout simply wouldn't happen. Please support those that support this great hobby!

AJ Aircraft
Athens Trophy Shop
Dalton Aviation
Desert Aircraft
Desert Aircraft Australia
Extreme Flight RC
Falcon Props
Holy Smokes RC
JTEC Radiowave
KS Exhaust
Mejzlik Modellbau
MKS Servos
MTW Silencer Systems
NorthWest RC
PAU
PowerBox Systems
RC Depot
Sew Busy
Slimline Products
Sullivan Products
Thunder Power RC
Tru-Turn


We will be adding to this list in the days to come. If you would like to join in as a sponsor, please contact us at info@desertaircraft.com or call us at 520 722 0607.


The 2017 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout is coming! Posted on 30 Jun 17:32

 

We are proud to announce the 2017 Tucson Aerobatic Shootout will held October 18-22  just outside of Tucson, Arizona at the T.I.M.P.A. flying field. These top pilots from around the world will compete in Precision and Freestyle events for the chance to earn the title of "Tucson Aerobatic Shootout Champion"!

Invitational Pilots

Kurt Koelling
Aaron Garle   Australia
Gabriel Altuz   Puerto Rico
Jason Shulman
Matt Stringer
Nicholas Pinzon   Canada
Spencer Nordquist
Ty Lyman
Yuhei Suzuki   Japan
Bryant Mack
Dean Lampron

Freestyle Pilots

Aaron Garle   Australia
Spencer Nordquist
Bryant Mack
Gabriel Altuz   Puerto Rico
Jase Dussia
Kal Reifsnyder
Kim Quenette
Matt Stringer
Miguel Alcalá   Mexico
Sacha Ceconi   Italy
Santiago Perez
Yuhei Suzuki   Japan
Dean Lampron
Brian Strachan

Visit: The Shootout Website

 


It's Joe Nall Time! Posted on 12 May 17:59

The annual Joe Nall Fly-In, the biggest and greatest model aircraft event in the world, is upon us! As always, Desert Aircraft will be there with a full display of our products. Stop by and see us at our display tent from Tuesday the 16th through Friday 19th. 

For those of you that can not attend, please keep in mind that our sales office will be minimally staffed this week. Thanks for your patience!!


Opportunity Knocks! Posted on 14 Apr 16:59

 Desert Aircraft has a full time job opportunity for an experienced CNC programmer/machine operator at our Tucson, AZ facility.  Tasks will include prototyping, short runs, and higher volume production.

  Must be able to set-up, run production, and be familiar with Mori CNC lathes. Haas CNC mill experience would be beneficial.

 Our shop equipment includes: Hass EC400 horizontal mills with pallet carousels, Hass VF vertical mills (4 and 5 axis), DMG-Mori NLX lathe, Haas TL25 lathe.

  Experience with Feature Cam is preferred.

  Must have the ability to comprehend and interpret blueprints and drawings. Need to be able to successfully demonstrate safe, efficient and correct operation of CNC equipment a machine tools. Team work and a positive attitude are an absolute must.

  All resumes and correspondence will only be accepted through email at: info@desertaircraft.com


Toledo 2017! Posted on 7 Mar 15:21

Desert Aircraft will be at the Toledo Weak Signals Trade Show April 7,8,9  2017. This will be our 22nd year displaying at the Show of Shows!  Please stop by and say Hi!   Booths J-304, 305, 306, and 307.

Gift Cards are now available Posted on 14 Dec 13:28

Gift Cards are now available on the website! They can be used on any item in the store and do not expire. Can be used on phone orders as well (as long as the full amount of the gift card balance is used)

Click on the products page to purchase.


Happy Thanksgiving From DA Posted on 22 Nov 14:18

DA will be closed on Nov. 24th & 25th

We here at Desert Aircraft would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.   Our office will be close this Thursday and Friday.  

 

Orders can still be placed on the Website at anytime but please note that the orders may not ship until Monday the 28th or Tuesday the 29th depending on how busy our shipping schedule is.

 

Please leave us an email with any questions you may have and we will respond to you as soon as we can on Monday.   Be safe and have a great Holiday!

 

Best Regards,

Desert Aircraft


Clearance Sale! Check out some killer prices on some cool items! Posted on 1 Jul 14:57

Click above for the link

 

Hey Everyone,

 

As most of you know we seldom do sales here at DA.  Here's your chance buy some stuff at great prices.

 

Check back on the clearance page often since we'll be adding more stuff soon!

 

Have a great Independence Day,

Desert Aircraft