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Flight Technique: Mastering the 4-point roll

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

By Klaus Ronge Four-point roll Enter straight and level, full-power roll right First point; add slight left rudder Second point; add slight down-elevator Third point; add slight right rudder Fourth point; slight up-elevator, exit straight and level WHEN YOU CAN FLY THE FOUR-POINT ROLL WITHOUT ANY ALTITUDE LOSS, BEGIN THE MANEUVER FROM LEVEL FLIGHT The [...]

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Fly The Blender

May 28, 2011 No Comments

Although the blender is one of the most dramatic 3D maneuvers, it actually predates 3D flight. I remember seeing variations of it done more than a dozen years ago, and it was even described in the manuals of some aerobatic-model kits that I designed for Midwest Products back in the mid-’90s. The basic maneuver existed [...]

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BH Models Cap 232

May 25, 2011 No Comments

Take the next big step into giant-scale aerobatics with this affordable, high-performance IMAA-legal sport scale model Though at the upper limit of the power range the DA-50 gas engine fits nicely on the firewall. The DA Pitts-style muffler is also a good fit. AS YOU THUMB THROUGH the pages of Model Airplane News looking for [...]

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VQ Models P-51B Mustang

May 25, 2011 No Comments

This unusual WW II warbird offers impressive performance in an easy-to-assemble package THIS IS A WARBIRD AND WILL DO ALL THE AEROBATICS THAT THE ORIGINAL FIGHTER PILOTS TRAINED FOR IN COMBAT FIGHTING The control linkage is easy to install and gives a very positive feel for the rudder and elevator. The Swiss markings give a [...]

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Global Hobbies A26 Invader

May 25, 2011 1 Comment

The classic twin engine warbird turns to an E-Power conversion for swift and silent bombing raids I DIDN’T ATTEMPT ANY AEROBATICS BUT I’M SURE YOU DAREDEVILS OUT THERE WILL BE ABLE TO LOOP AND ROLL THIS AIRPLANE The twin KMS outrunners fit perfectly on the adjustable mounts made by Kyosho. The mount is held to [...]

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Top Gun 2011: World Class Standard for Scale Excellence

May 23, 2011 1 Comment

Top Gun 2011 marked the 23rd year for this amazing world-class scale competition. This was the first year the scale invitational was hosted at Frank Tiano’s new Paradise Field flying site near the Lakeland Linder Airport. This field features a beautifully maintained grass runway and flightline set up specifically for the needs of the RC [...]

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Joe Nall Giant Scale Fly In Videos

May 11, 2011 No Comments

Check out the 2011 Joe Nall Giant Scale Fly video coverage.

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Joe Nall Giant Scale 2011 images

May 10, 2011 No Comments

Check out the action at Joe Nall 2011!

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