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Tech Tip: Battery Basics

Aug 10, 2011 8 Comments

Batteries are an ever-changing technology that we use every time we fly our model planes. Whether it is to simply power our flight gear or to run our motor and flight gear, batteries are always a factor to be considered when building our planes. Ten years ago, not many people were paying much attention to [...]

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RCX Chicago 2011 Image Gallery

Aug 04, 2011 No Comments

Don’t miss the action and excitement of RCX Chicago!

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World Champion Drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Mustang Slide into RCX!

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

That’s right! Vaughn Gitten Jr., the 2010 Formula Drift champ, will be appearing at RCX Chicago! You’ll also be able to check out his tricked-out Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Racing Mustang and see what makes it perform. He will even do a drift demo/ride along with fans at the Odeum. Buy your tickets online now [...]

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Jet World Masters Image Gallery

Aug 01, 2011 No Comments

Check out the action at the Jet World Masters

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Warbirds Over Delaware 2011 Image Gallery

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Check out all the action from Warbirds over Delaware

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Wheel pants: how to line it up

Jun 29, 2011 1 Comment

By Brian Lewis  We very seldom give much thought to the wheel pants, but they add a very distinctive look to any aircraft and the minute they break off, we realize just how great they looked. Here are some tips to keep them in place and looking good. ■ If you have to drill out [...]

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BH Model Pitts

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

Check out this exclusive look at the BH Models Pitts with a video interview given by John Reid.  John talks to Mike Gantt, who is the author of the Pitts review that is going into the September issue of Model Airplane News.  See Mike’s take on this amazing plane along with some flight footage long [...]

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Flight Technique: Mastering the 4-point roll

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

By Klaus Ronge Four-point roll Enter straight and level, full-power roll right First point; add slight left rudder Second point; add slight down-elevator Third point; add slight right rudder Fourth point; slight up-elevator, exit straight and level WHEN YOU CAN FLY THE FOUR-POINT ROLL WITHOUT ANY ALTITUDE LOSS, BEGIN THE MANEUVER FROM LEVEL FLIGHT The [...]

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