Not only is Aaron Tippin a world-famous country singer, he’s also an accomplished pilot! He recently completed his check ride in “Fifi,” the only B-29 Superfortress still flying today. Here’s his story: “Getting checked out in the B-29 on this beautiful September day is a lifelong dream and the coolest thing ever”, Tippin exclaims. Now Aaron [...]
This explosive aerobatic performer is just what a hotdog pilot needs to rule the sky! This Katana 50 features lightweight balsa and ply construction, a two-piece plug-in wing and horizontal stabilizer (both with carbon-fiber tubes!) and airfoil-shaped tail surfaces. And because it was designed by champion aerobatic pilot and proven designer Mike McConville, you know [...]
Our sister magazine, Flight Journal, is honored to present stories of those who were directly involved in the events of 9/11 as pilots or flight crew. This excerpt from the October issue, on newsstands now, is yet another view of the event that has shaped our present and our future. This link also shares three first-person pilot [...]
Converting a 1/3-scale aerobat from glow to electric comes with a host of considerations: which motor and mount to use? What voltage and amperage battery packs? What size prop works best? And last but not least, does it need a safety arming switch? In this article, Joe Ziomek of Islamorada, Florida shares how he converted [...]
This micro helicopter is ready for living-room combat! With a counter-rotating rotor design and built-in gyro, you will be able to easily navigate through those critical special ops assignments. With a charger conveniently built into the transmitter, you will always be ready to fly when duty calls. The rechargeable Li-Poly battery provides flight times of [...]
Follow in the foot steps of Manfred von Richthofen and become the “Ace-of-Aces” any time, anywhere with the micro Flyzone Fokker Dr.1! With its compact 14.1-inch wingspan, the Fokker Dr.1 is at home in a gym as it is in a backyard and because everything is included, just charge the pack and go. It can [...]
The new O.S. GT-33 has an electric ignition system for fast, easy starting and accepts LiFe, LiPo, NiCd and NiMH power. The rear-mounted carb and intake simplify mounting and installation. The O.S. E-5030 muffler effectively controls exhaust noise without compromising performance. The GT-33 costs $419.99 and weighs in at 43.39 ounces (w/ muffler and ignition system).