Carl’s amazing 4-engine Electra II is powered by 4 Evolution 26cc gas engines with tuned pipes and it has a 160 inch span. It weighs in at 100 pounds. It has Robart retracts and is made using traditional balsa and plywood built-up construction.
An amazing example of the giant scale RC building art. this amazing air force of multi-engine giants all belong to Carl Bachhuber of Maryville, WI. Front Right is the new Lockheed Electra II, front left is the Lockheed Constellation and in the back his Douglas DC-6.
Model Airplane News will be at the Joe Nall on Wednesday May 11 through Saturday the 14th. We’ll be on the flightline covering all the action with plenty of photos and video footage. Be sure to come back often to check out the “from the flightline” updates. Check another one off the RC Bucket List! [...]
Top Gun this year was full of all sorts of surprizes and that holds true also for the First Place Winners in Team Scale. Glenn Torrance and Tom Kosewski took the top honors for their efforts with a beautifully detailed (and flown) Fokker D.VII. Tom flew the 1/3-scale WW1 German fighter extremely well and it [...]
This great looking ARF is sure to become very popular! The SPAD XIII was loved by its pilots as it was known for its sturdiness. The project to design this RC SPAD XIII started in late 2009. It is based on pilot Jacques Raphaël Roques’ SPAD XIII of WWI Franch Air Service, SPA48, Aircraft Serial Number S1893. It is [...]