One thing is for sure, if you are into even the simplist of RC modeling projects, you have to deal with cutting and bending (and soldering) Music wire and control cables. I am a firm believer in using “the right tool for the job” and this is for speed as well as safety for any [...]
Online Exclusive Product Review: Epilog 40Watt Zing 24 Laser Cutter By: Gerry Yarrish Our RC hobby is a tool and workbench kind of activity. Once beyond the basics modelers begin to invest more time and effort with their models. Steadily a lifelong collection of tools develops. From specialty mini clamps, razor planes and X-Acto knives, to [...]
A youth group from the Grace United Methodist Church in Williamston, SC for the second year in a row made the trip to the annual Joe Nall Fly In at Triple Tree Aerodrome. Approximately 30 people attended the event including parents. From last year’s trip the group now has five new RC flyers and say they [...]
I think if you are going to invest in a turbo-prop aircraft, it should be a biplane! Well, that what Jeff Holsinger must think also. Here’s his beautiful Turbine model-12 Pitts and did it have some awesome performmance. Wow!
Wow! One of the best parts of the Joe Nall Half Time show was the formation airshow team “The Beastie Boys” from Horizon Hobby. By far, this quad of 100cc Beast Biplanes was flown to perfection and the presentation was awesome. Good going to Quique Somenzini, Seth Arnold, Mike McConville, and David Payne. Smoke on man! [...]
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.