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Apr 30, 2013 No Comments

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Electric Retracts Installation–Easier than you think!

Apr 29, 2013 4 Comments

When you start to assemble an EDF jet, one of the required tasks is to work out and install your retractable landing gear. Modifying and installing E-flite gear in a jet is relatively simple and MAN contributor Ken Park recently accomplished the task for his new Viper Jet. Check it out, it’s easier than you [...]

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Durafly Sea Vixen: online review

Apr 11, 2013 No Comments

The DH.110 Sea Vixen is a twin boom, twin-engine British two-seat jet fighter developed in the 1950’s by the famed aircraft company de Havilland.  This all-weather fighter/ground attack aircraft was best known for its very distinctive and unusual cockpit arrangement, the pilot’s cockpit being offset to the left and the observer sitting in the infamous [...]

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Fly the Cuban-8

Mar 21, 2013 No Comments

Sometimes it’s good to get back to the classics. Whether its movies, music, dancing, or aerobatics, there’s a reason why certain genre-defining films, songs, steps, or maneuvers withstand the test of time and become classics. The Cuban-8 is one of those classic maneuvers that will always amaze and please. It is a mixture of symmetry, [...]

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Budget building: how to edge-glue balsa

Mar 21, 2013 12 Comments

At some point in your model-building career, you will be faced with a problem.  You will have an area of your model that requires a sheet of balsa wider than the material you have on hand.  If you are like me, this usually happens when you are starting to make significant progress and when the [...]

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Perry Georgia Swap Meet

Mar 12, 2013 No Comments

Every March for the past six years or so, my buddies and I make a pilgrimage to a small town in Georgia – a place not many people have ever heard of – a place that takes us about five hours to drive to – a place that is absolute heaven if you like buying [...]

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The Celebration Continues with Episode 204 of the Radio Control Show

Mar 08, 2013 No Comments

Sponsored by HobbyKing.com, March madness continues this week with our Top 5 RC Trends! Watch the episode and look for the code for a chance to win a HobbyKing 450 size helicopter and upgrade package. To enter, go to Facebook.com/TheRadioControlShow, click the “Watch & Win” tab, and enter the secret code found in the show! [...]

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FLY THE VERTICAL S

Mar 07, 2013 1 Comment

The vertical S combines a half-inside loop with a half-outside loop to perform an S-shaped figure. This maneuver is one of many that are also performed by full-scale aircraft, and it is used to climb or descend at a consistent speed. In the aerobatic world, a perfectly set-up aircraft helps the pilot focus on one [...]

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