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Red Arrows RC Airshow

Sep 23, 2015 4 Comments

Check out the  team of  Steve and Matt Bishop flying their turbine-powered Red Arrow BAe Hawks, complete with wingtip smoke! Very impressive flying and coordination from this father and son team, who wow the crowds at events around the globe. Enjoy the show, courtesy of the father and son video team of Pete and Dean [...]

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Name that Big Bipe (It’s not a Jungmeister!)

Sep 17, 2015 9 Comments

This unusual RC bipe can really put on a show! The 13-foot-span, 67-pound aircraft is a scale model of an Icelandic homebuilt called an “Aerokot” that was designed and flown by aerobatic champion pilot Hunn Senadel. Based on a Jungmeister but slightly smaller, the plane got its name because it fit Hunn like a coat [...]

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Jet World Masters Champion

Sep 03, 2015 6 Comments

For the third time, Vitaly Robertus and a model Yak-130 have won the Jet World Masters championship event, held this year in Leutkirch im Allgau, Germany. Powered by twin turbines, the 1/4-scale jet has fully functional engine air intakes, access hatches, speed brakes and more. Besides the great flight video, it’s fun to see Vitaly and his team adding the final touches before [...]

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RC_4_A-Cure Coloring Book

Sep 01, 2015 No Comments

We have teamed up with UtahRC and RC_4_A_Cure on an RC themed coloring book! ALL proceeds through November will be donated to RC_4_A_Cure (cancer awareness). Click on the link below to “donate-to-buy” your PDF copy of the coloring book and its 22 original drawings. http://www.utahrc.com/utahrc-coloring-book Here’s an example of one of the RC airplane pages:

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2/3-scale Hanriot HD.1

Aug 27, 2015 11 Comments

We first featured Ian Turney-White’s impressive WW I biplane a few years ago in Model Airplane News, and we were thrilled to see it fly in a recent video shot at a Large Model Association meet at in Elvington, England. Powered by a 425cc JPX engine, the 19-foot-span scratch-built model weighs in at 195 pounds. In addition [...]

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Video: dead-stick flight!

Aug 25, 2015 20 Comments

Murillo Ghigonetto knows his scratch-built Telemaster can fly like a dream in any conditions. After he installed a selfie stick in its left wing, he flew it to altitude and shut the engine off to not only show how well the Telemaster could fly deadstick but also to showcase the beautiful Brazilian countryside around his [...]

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Red Bull Monster Scale Yak

Aug 14, 2015 12 Comments

This 55% Yak can really put on a show! Scratch-built and piloted by Steve Carr, the big 180-inch-span aerobat is powered by a 500cc 4-stroke engine that produces 50 horsepower and uses a Weatronic radio system. Thanks to Pete and Dean Coxon for filming this beast at an old U.S. airbase in Rougham, UK.

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1/5-scale RC F9F Cougar

Aug 12, 2015 8 Comments

Flown by Toby Newton, this 1/5-scale Navy jet looks and sounds like the real deal! Powered by a Merlin 160 turbine, the 85-inch-span model is controlled by a JR radio system and has a Tailored Pilots figure in the cockpit for the final finishing touch. Thanks to Dean and Pete Coxon for taking this great video at the [...]

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