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Red Tails! The Men, the Movie, the Models

Jan 26, 2012 3 Comments

THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: The Red Tails of WW II Hollywood has a way of rediscovering important historical events, wrapping them up and presenting them in a way that educates the general movie-going public that no amount of history classes ever could. Though few non-modeling folk know the real story, if you simply ask any RC [...]

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3D Aerobatics Sweepstakes Rules

Jan 10, 2012 9 Comments

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL [...]

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3D Aerobatics Made Easy DVD – AVAILABLE NOW!

Dec 14, 2011 No Comments

Unleash your inner airshow pilot with our newest DVD! From the editors of Model Airplane News, this high-definition DVD shows you how to perform the very latest 3D maneuvers. National RC aerobatic champion John Glezellis takes you step-by-step through complex 3D moves such as a rolling Harrier figure-8, knife-edge zig-zag with half rolls, and much [...]

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ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX – Sneak Peek

Oct 21, 2011 No Comments

Here is an excerpt of a great review of the ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX that is going to be in the January 2012 issue of Electric Flight magazine. Used by several air forces in secondary roles up into the 1950s, the Supermarine Spitfire is forever linked to the Battle of Britain and is considered by [...]

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Bringing new people into the hobby

Oct 21, 2011 1 Comment

We all know that in order to keep our hobby alive we have to bring new life into the group. One way my club does that is to have a buddy box day. Each member of the club brings a trainer plane (if they have one) that can be connected to a buddy box. We [...]

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Ultimate Facebook Giveaway

Sep 29, 2011 14 Comments

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANS MUST BE 13 AND OLDER, AND MEET THE OTHER ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA BELOW, ARE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE. ENTRANTS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE MUST HAVE [...]

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Outstanding RC B-25!

Sep 08, 2011 2 Comments

By Lyle Vasser   This is our Ziroli B-25 with 101″ wingspan. My father, Robert Vasser, built the model, and I painted and added the detail work. I also fly the plane. (He likes to say he is the “builder” and I”m the “crasher”). My dad declared that if we build this plane it had [...]

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Big Jolt Video coverage

Aug 24, 2011 No Comments

Model Airplane News editor John Reid reporting from Big Jolt 2011

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