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S.E. 5A

Jul 07, 2014 No Comments

Article and photos by Richard Uravitch IT’S A CRISP autumn morning in France, somewhere around 1918. In the distance the familiar sound ot a rooster heralds the dawn. The sun winks over the horizon, piercing the tree line with darts of brightness. Thefabric-and-woodfighting machines stand in line, their skins laden with the morning dew. A [...]

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DIY Control Horns and Servo Mounts

Jul 05, 2014 No Comments

I receive at least one unsolicited credit card every month. Usually, I cut them up and throw them in the trash. Ollie Edwards of the Scottsdale, AZ Model Flyers uses the cards to make control horns and servo mounts. They work great on his flat-wing models and probably would be adequate for backyard airplanes of [...]

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The Crane An R/C S.T.O.L.

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

The Crane was designed to Investigate a variety of aerodynamic devices. The results were fascinating! By Andy Lennon DESPITE THE ready availability and reliability of radio equipment offering more than four basic channels, R/ C modelers seldom utilize the extra control capacity for more than retractable landing gear. The use of aerodynamic devices such as [...]

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Focke Wulf

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

By David McClellan Getting a little tired of watching that old yardst ick going through the maneuvers? How about taking a little extra effort to build a real-well, almost real-World War II fighter plane? Then grab hold of the handle, rid your conscience of mercy, and get ready for combat. Scan the skies in search [...]

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Heinkel He 162

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

My FIRST Heinkel He 162 Salamander was a .40 size that was developed in 1975 for the Jet Hangar Hobbies* Turbax I and Kress Jets* RK-40 fans (the RK-40 is no longer available). This was a very good flying model, and it was a good test model because the external engine-fan units were easy to [...]

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Orion

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

Smoother maneuvers, better approaches and readings, improved ground handling, sparking performance are yours with this fine multi for RC. Engines in the .45 Class. To read more, click the link to download the PDF: FSP06601_Orion

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Piper Comanche

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

By Florian Piorkowski And still another champion for our scale control-line modelers — Impressive record of more than 25 trophies in two years, record that any model can be proud of. Selection of the Piper Comanche as a detailed control line scale project was inspired by the brilliant performance of the modern low wing aircraft [...]

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The Oriental

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

A rare combination of aerodynamics makes this machine suitable for the competition flyer and his sport colleague as well as junior builders. Contest record has been outstanding, and the author may have developed a classic. MAN’s “Wild Bill” feels this stunter deserves attention. In the early days of my career in precision aerobatics (the mid [...]

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