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Red Tails Movie — Today’s the Day!!!

Jan 20, 2012 14 Comments

Well, it’s January 20, 2012! Do you plan to see this exciting new movie? The retelling the Tuskegee Airman’s story is sure to impress a lot of folk who might not even know the history of this fighter group!  The editors at MAN can’t wait! Be sure to also check out our February 2012 Red Tails issue [...]

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Min-E Taurus — Plans available now at the Air Age Store

Jan 19, 2012 3 Comments

If you are looking for a great flying, easy to build vintage pattern ship, but are also looking for something easy to build without breaking the bank, than this miniature electric powered version of the 1960s era Taurus is for you. It’s now on sale at the Air Age Store. Here’s a close up of [...]

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On this day in Aviation History — January 18

Jan 18, 2012 No Comments

1977: The Trident (C-4) missile development flight test program commenced when C4X-1 was launched from a flight pad at Cape Canaveral, FL   1957: Three Boeing B-52 Strato Fortress Bombers make the world’s first round the world, non-stop flight by turbojet-powered aircraft. The flight is completed in 45 hours 19 minutes, with an average speed [...]

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Flying the 270-Degree Rolling Circle — Video Flight Technique

Jan 16, 2012 No Comments

Our Senior West Coast Editor John Reid teamed up with local aerobatic pilot and Model Airplane News contributor Jason Benson to demonstrate this useful aerobatic maneuver. Check it out! video platform video management video solutions video player  

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Painting Micro Pilot Figures — A little detail that adds a lot!!!

Jan 15, 2012 5 Comments

For the Flyzone Micro Albatros and the newer Fokker Dr.I Triplane, there’s a little white styrofoam, super lightweight pilot bust included in the box. But few pilots add this little guy because it requires some painting to make him look like a WW1 aviator instead of a snowman! Here’s some tips to make the job [...]

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AnyLink Tx-R Airplanes: Fly with any brand of Radio!

Jan 13, 2012 10 Comments

  How would you like a plane that you can fly with any 2.4GHz radio you like? Any brand! That exactly what you can do with the new “Transmitter-Ready” (Tx-R) airplanes and all it takes to make it happen is a little black box called the AnyLink™. Adding the AnyLink to your transmitter unlocks its [...]

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New for Members Only — Interview with Quique Somenzini

Jan 13, 2012 No Comments

We just posted a new online article on the Model Airplane News “Members Only” Website. Known as the Father of modern 3D RC Aerobatics, Quique Somenzini is well known for his piloting skills and his continuing work in theRC  industry developing great flying airplanes. In this intervew Quique gives us some of his story from [...]

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Flyzone Triplane

Jan 13, 2012 No Comments

In the MAN office for review! This great flying WW1 classic will make you feel like the Baron!   video platform video management video solutions video player Watch for a review coming of the micro Dr.I Triplane in the next issue of Electric Flight magazine.

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