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Aviation History: This day on September 14.

Sep 14, 2011 No Comments

 Aviation has a long history and many exciting events mark the way. Here are some intersting facts from this day September 14th in aviation history. (1938) The Graf Zeppellin II makes its maiden flight. A number of events, including the Hindenburg disaster and a United States refusal to provide helium, prevent the most technologically advanced [...]

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Electric SE5a Scout—On Patrol over the Aerodrome

Sep 14, 2011 2 Comments

The one thing you can truly count on while attending the Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in New York, is that you are going to see some beautiful WW1 Biplanes. Such is the case with an impressive RAF SE5a Scout built and flown by Ralph Perrone of Pittsfield, MA. Ralph’s electric powered Scout was a piece [...]

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New Habu Jet Pilot?–Setup and Flying tips for the Fast Lane

Sep 13, 2011 No Comments

Development in brushless motor design and Li-Po battery technology have benefited the RC hobby especially for seasoned and wanabee  jet jocks. Electric ducted fan (EDF) jets are quickly becoming one of the most popular branches of modeling tree and the development of these E-powered speed demons is nothing short of amazing. When most people talk [...]

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Tips for your Transmitter

Sep 13, 2011 1 Comment

With today’s amazing supply of top quality and reasonably priced radio equipment, equipping your airplane can be a relatively easy assignment. But you do need to know a few basics rules of the road. Here’s some tips to get you off to a good start. Initial Setup Before setting up your radio’s control functions, you have to [...]

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Video Footage from the Rhinebeck RC Jamboree

Sep 12, 2011 3 Comments

This past weekend, Gerry Yarrish attended the 45th annual Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in NY and had a great time bring all the fun and excitement to the MAN website. Be sure to check out all our on-site action footage. This years WW1 and Classic RC aviation Jamboree saw a new format for the event [...]

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Saturday at the Aerodrome — Rhinebeck RC Jamboree

Sep 10, 2011 1 Comment

With the sun shining and more planes and pilots joining the party, the 2011 RC Jamboree is picking up steam and the fun factor is kicking into overdrive.   Here are some of the great airplanes sitting waiting their turn at the pilot station.    

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Friday At the Aerodrome — Rhinebeck 2011

Sep 09, 2011 No Comments

If there is a place where the passion of RC melds together with the magic of vintage Aviation history, it has to be the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in NY. Each year the second weekend in September, the time barriors fold together and bring the best of antique aeroplanes and RC scale models in a way [...]

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Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree — Online Coverage

Sep 09, 2011 1 Comment

Signs of the time! Well, it’s that time of year again and I can’t think of a better way to signal the approaching end of summer than spending the weekend at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in NY. This year is the 45th annual event for RC WW1 and vintage classic scale airplanes. Folks from all [...]

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