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Alien Aircraft Extra 300 — Online Build-along

Mar 02, 2012 5 Comments

  Well, just as winter is drawing to a close and the flying season is starting to sprout some spring shoots, our Online Build-along of the Alien Aircraft Extra 300 (Started on December 17 2011,) draws to a conclusion as well. Built and covered by Model Airplane News contributor Robert Labriola, this laser-cut kit builds into [...]

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JTEC / Radiowave Pitts Model-12 Short Kits — WRAM Update

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments

J-TEC well known for their popular large volume mufflers and giant scale accessories is now the exclusive supplier of the popular “Bob Trueworthy” Pitts M-12 Short Kits.  The J-Tec guys were right across from the MAN booth at the 2012 WRAM Show and they were always busy. Proudly showing off the finished Trueworthy Designs 26% Pitts Model 12 it [...]

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Horizon Hobby Video Booth Tour — WRAM Show

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments

One of the busiest booths at the 2012 WRAM show was the Horizon Hobby Display area. There were a bunch of great products to see and several new airplanes both in the WW1 and WW2 catagories! Check out what’s new as Gerry Yarrish chats with Product Developer Matt Andren! video platform video management video solutions [...]

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Great Planes Micro F-86 Sabre Jet EDF — Video interview with Chris Sydor

Mar 01, 2012 1 Comment

video platform video management video solutions video player There was lots to see at the 2012 WRAM show at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ. The new Great Planes F-86 Micro EDF was on of the coolest new indoor flyers at the event. Check out the video!  

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Indoor RC Fly In March 3 Burlington, CT

Mar 01, 2012 3 Comments

Hey we are getting ready for our first INDOOR RC get-together at the new Soccer SportPlex at the old Johnny Cake Airport on Route 4. The inside area is 3 soccer fields side to side so plenty of room to commit aviation.   I have several micro flyers and will have some available at the [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update — Mark Frankel, Beechcraft T-34B

Mar 01, 2012 1 Comment

From Gladwyne PA, Mark Frankel will be entering Top Gun with John Glezellis (Cambridge MA) in Team Scale with his “tried and true” Beechcraft T-34B Mentor. The plane took 1st at the NATS in 2009 and 2nd in 2011). John is a world class IMAAC pilot, but this is his first major scale competition. I [...]

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Frankie Mirandes and his fantastic Focke Wulf

Feb 27, 2012 4 Comments

Here’s another installment for our Road to Top Gun! Coming from Puerto Rico, Francisco (Frankie) Mirandes will be flying a Focke Wulf 190 in Pro-Am, a hotly contested class at the scale invitational. Dressed in the Eastern Front Luftwaffe winter white scheme, the FW-190 is built from a Meister Scale kit and is powered with [...]

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WRAM Update — HiMax Motors Glider Gear

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Know for their awesome brushless motors and accessories, the HiMax Motors and Maxx Products booth had lots of great gear on display including Glider retracts available in small, medium and large sizes. These electric driven units are compact and very high quality. Also, they had a cool looking towhook release mechanism that fits easily in the [...]

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