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U.S. Senate Passes “Special Rule for Model Aircraft”

Feb 21, 2011 No Comments

AMA Works to Amend Reauthorization Bill Providing Relief for Model Aviation from sUAS Rules M U N C I E, I N – Sen. James Inhofe, OK, successfully sponsored S.223 in the Senate yesterday with an amendment specifying a “Special Rule For Model Aircraft” that provides an exemption from regulation for model aircraft operating within [...]

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Countdown to RCX!

Feb 18, 2011 No Comments

Two Days of non-stop flying action! March 19 20, 2011 Fairplex, Pomona, CA   Model Airplane News Expo – one of the best and biggest RC shows in the country, is the must-see event of the year! Now in its ninth year, it encompasses a large portion of the popular Fairplex in Pomona, CA. Attendees are [...]

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Hangar 9 Corsair 50

Feb 16, 2011 No Comments

      Here’s a beauty: a 50-size Corsair from Hangar 9! It’s designed for glow or electric power and has lots of scale detail. The release from Hangar 9: Hangar 9 is proud to present another legend in its lineup of warbirds, the Corsair 50 ARF. The Corsair features the superb scale outline that [...]

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Zdatum SwitchGlo Onboard Glow Lighter

Feb 15, 2011 No Comments

                  Zdatum Corp. SwitchGlo Onboard Glow Lighter By Dick Pettit       All glow ignition engines require the use of some sort of battery to light the glow plug for starting.  In many cases, especially with inverted engine installations, a battery is needed to keep the [...]

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Ian Turney-White’s 2/3-scale Hanriot

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments

                     How would you caption this photo?P>

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Audacity Models Pantera P6

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments

                              nbsp;   This new machine is built from a special polymer that can flex–not shatter!–in case of a crash. Here’s the release from Audacity Models:   At last, the perfect solution to complex and fragile carbon fiber models!  The result [...]

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Hangar 9 Extra 300 35%

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

                              Hangar 9 is proud to introduce the next giant-scale gem, the Extra 300 35%.  Completely redesign from head to toe from the Extra 260 35%, the 2-place Extra 300 boasts a re-engineered structure, consisting of lightweight balsa and plywood with [...]

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FAA seeks to restrict model aircraft flight

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

We just picked up this news story from the Aero-News Network. — MAN editors   Academy Of Model Aeronautics Warns About Heavy Restrictions Coming From Washington The Academy of Model Aeronautics tells ANN that the FAA is set to place “heavy restrictions” on the hobbyists who fly model aircraft. In a circular sent to ANN [...]

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