Gigantic 17-foot RC Dambuster!

Nov 25, 2015 No Comments by

One thing is for sure, the UK has a rich and exciting aviation history especially when it comes to WW2. One of the most famous missions flown by the RAF involved the 4-engine Avro Lancasters that flew Dam Busting missions in Germany. It is no wonder that RC builders and pilots reproduce giant scale RC [...]

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Holiday 40% Off Sale!

Nov 24, 2015 No Comments by

If you are looking for some great Stocking Stuffers or need some ideas to add to the Holiday Wish List check out the website. Starting today till November 29, the Air Age Store is having a 40% off Cyber Monday Sale. Check it out now!      

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Mastering Inverted Flight

Nov 20, 2015 1 Comment by

Flying inverted can be tricky, but veteran pilot (and full-scale aerobatic instructor) Aaron Ham shows how it’s done in this video, which he made while reviewing the Aeroworks 30cc Ultimate Biplane. MAN Contributor Aaron Ham tweaks his engine before another inverted flight demo flight. One of the most important tricks is to figure out how much forward stick [...]

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Hawker Hunter Strike Fighter

Nov 19, 2015 1 Comment by

Would you believe this 1/6-scale jet is available as an ARF? This super-scale Ripmax model is shown here flown by Darrin Bonfield at the Classic Jet Meet in Oxfordshire, England. Powered by a Merlin 140 turbine, it has additional Taylor Made Decals and uses a JR radio. Cheers to Pete and Dean Coxon for taking this [...]

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Master the Rolling Loop

Nov 18, 2015 3 Comments by

Kick up your aerobatic performance with this Deceivingly-easy-looking maneuver, the Rolling Loop. A challenging maneuver, the pilot, needs to utilize all the control inputs while performing it smoothly. A basic loop can also be described as a 360-degree circle. When you perform a loop with one integrated roll, you need to match the quadrant points. For example, you must [...]

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Even More Workshop Tips

Nov 11, 2015 9 Comments by

Here are a few more tips from the Model Airplane News vault — enjoy! If you have some tips of your own you’d like to share, please send them to If we publish your tip, you’ll receive a free care package of Bob Smith Industries adhesives (so you won’t need that microwave … see [...]

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Customize Your ARF: Scale Tips & Tricks

Nov 11, 2015 No Comments

It’s early Sunday morning. You stayed up late finishing your new ARF warbird last night, and you’re raring to get to the field to collect all the “Oohs,” “Aahs” and accolades that come with the unveiling of a new model. En route, you plan your strategy: choose a spot in the pits that’s accessible to [...]

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Real or RC? Amazing Airbus Puts on a Show

Nov 11, 2015 9 Comments

Decked out in Singapore Airlines livery, this 1/15-scale A-380 800 Airbus would look right at home on the tarmac of an international airport. Powered by four Jetcat P120 turbine engines that use a gallon of jet fuel every three minutes, the 156-pound jet was built by Peter Michel and piloted here by Michael Bräuer. Thanks to [...]

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