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Avitron Flying Bird

Jul 25, 2012 No Comments

Man has always wanted to fly like a bird and for years wing-flapping machines and models have been in development. Even Leonardo da Vinci made famous sketches for a Man-carrying machine. Known as Ornothopters, these bird-like RC models are a lot of fun to fly. Available from RCFlyingBird.com he latest to hit the market is the [...]

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Gettng Started in RC Airplanes – available now

Jul 11, 2012 No Comments
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Development of the Hangar 9 Ultimate Biplane, Designer Mike McConville Shares his thoughts.

Jul 09, 2012 1 Comment

While putting together the October 2012 “Let’s Talk Giant Scale” column discussing Flying Wires and Wing Struts, columnist John Glezellis discussed the need for functional rigging with RC aircraft designer, Mike McConville.  Mike developed the very popular Hangar 9 Ultimate biplane which, unlike most biplanes, doesn’t require flying wires. Let’s see what Mike did during [...]

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Congratulations to our Gorilla Glue Winners!

Jun 28, 2012 2 Comments

What were the last two things you glued together? Check out the creative answers that earned five lucky winners a prize package! Dave Weiss Recent jet. Its a Boomerang Nano that I converted to EDF. Has a Sapac 100mm fan, Castle 120 HV ESC, Tamjets wheel, struts, and brake, use 5300 mh batteries, 2 6s [...]

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Gorilla Glue Sweepstakes Rules

Jun 05, 2012 No Comments

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL RULES”). WINNERS THAT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED MUST RESPOND [...]

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The 30th annual Joe Nall — Three Decades of Giant Scale Magic

Jun 05, 2012 3 Comments

This year is the 30th for the Joe Nall.  Woopee!……we are celebrating!  Looking back over the years it all started when Pat Hartness and his good friend Kirby Mckinney, who were passionate about giant scale airplanes, decided to host a fly-in.  The IMAA (International Miniature Aircraft Association) was just 2 years old then.  The very [...]

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Build your own RC Scale UAV Drone

Jun 04, 2012 9 Comments

Are you wondering how you can get your own drone based project or business in the air affordably?  Mesa, Arizona based Thorpe Seeop Corporation, with nearly 30 years experience manufacturing and operating drones, is making truly affordable programs and drones to help Universities, Colleges, small Research and Development organizations and even small startup companies have [...]

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The Ultimate RC Scale Accessory: Static Scale Propellers

Jun 04, 2012 No Comments

When it comes to scale RC planes, the biggest thing that ruins the scale looks of the plane is the “smaller than scale” flying propeller. Many warbird pilots will at least paint their props the correct color and add the yellow safety propeller tips, but if you really want to get maximum attention at the [...]

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