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How to Make Straight Trailing Edges

Aug 21, 2013 5 Comments

I often see an otherwise fine-looking scale model degraded by a really poor trailing edge construction technique. All but a very few specially designed aircraft have sharp trailing edges on all their flying surfaces. For my scale models, I try to always strive to make the trailing edge sharp, straight and durable. The technique I [...]

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Like Us to Win!

Aug 15, 2013 No Comments

As we near 15,000 Likes on Facebook, we’d like to give back to our supporters with a giveaway! One of our lucky Facebook fans will win an ultimate prize pack from AirAgeStore.com, which will include an assortment of Model Airplane News gear, a subscription to Model Airplane News, and a book and DVD of the [...]

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Movie Makeover: Creating Disney’s “Bulldog”

Aug 14, 2013 10 Comments

By Rich Uravitch. You’ve probably either seen, or plan on seeing, the new Disney/Pixar movie “Planes.” I stumbled across information on this production over a year ago when the studio was discussing release plans which had the movie heading directly for DVD, bypassing the theater circuit entirely. This plan has thankfully, and probably profitably, changed [...]

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Savöx Brushless Outrunner Motor line

Aug 08, 2013 No Comments

Experience maximum performance, flight time and temperature control with the Savöx Brushless Outrunner Motor line. With machined aluminum housing, six angled cooling portas and an internal cooling fan, most users experience a 10% drop in temperature over other popular brands. Agile and fast, these motors facilitate the sharpest moves for your flying experience. Other features [...]

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COMING SOON! HOT HELI DVD

Jul 25, 2013 3 Comments

With tips and tricks from world champion Jamie Robertson, you’ll soon be flying hot moves like pirouettes, flips, the rainbow and yes, even an inverted funnel! Watch Jamie’s thumbs on the sticks and learn from the best as he shares his pro flight tips and setup secrets. With his advice, you’ll be center stage in [...]

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5 STEPS TO MASTER THE INVERTED HARRIER CIRCLE

Jul 16, 2013 1 Comment

An inverted harrier is when the model is inverted at an extreme angle of attack (the fuselage should be at a 45-degree angle or similar) while traveling in the same flight path. The airplane should not lose or gain any altitude while traveling at this angle. Like the inverted harrier, the inverted harrier circle is [...]

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FLYING WITH FLAPS

Jul 09, 2013 8 Comments

Sooner or later, many RC modelers try their hand at a scale subject, and since most full-size aircraft use flaps, their scale model should include them as well. A scale model with the flaps fully deployed is an impressive sight. This will most likely be the pilot’s first exposure to flaps since most of our sport [...]

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Fourth of July: The Birth of a Nation, Celebration of a Culture

Jul 04, 2013 No Comments

Eleven score and seventeen years ago, our great, great, great, great, great, great. great grandfathers put their butts on the line to create a new nation and, to follow Abe’s words more precisely, the new nation was “…conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Although he was dedicating [...]

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