New for Members Only: RC Gasoline Engines Explained

Oct 21, 2011 1 Comment by

We’ve just posted another new exclusive online article in our  ”Members Only” section of the MAN website.

Here’s some of the text:

Getting into giant scale RC is becoming more and more popular. I think one of the things that make the hobby so popular is the gasoline engines used to power the larger than average-size planes. Even though large 2- and 4-stroke glow engines are often used to power big planes, gasoline-burning powerplants remain the engines of choice.

I wrote the “Thinking Big” column for MAN for more than 10 years and gasoline engines and their proper and safe operation was always a constant “hot topic” with our readers. Many were intimidated…”


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One Response to “New for Members Only: RC Gasoline Engines Explained”

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