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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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Mooney Mite

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

First let me introduce myself. Those of you who don’t know me might remember a 1\4-scale, 9-ft. J-3 Cub that flew in many contests across the country and at the Dallas, Texas, Nats in 1969. I have always enjoyed building larger airplanes and hope that sometime in the near future we can have a 1\4-Scale [...]

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Fifty Caliber

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

A moderate-size, high-performance twin that’s easy to build and exciting to fly. By Dick Sarpolus The sound of a twin-engined aircraft flying is enough to justify the effort required to build it. A really high performance twin screaming through the air is, to me, a real RC flying thrill. Multiengined scale models are becoming more [...]

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Peashooter P-26A

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

By Dan B. Santich From out of the classic era comes the most colorful fighter of all time. THE PEASHOOTER IS AS close to a big pattern plane as you can get! I carne to this conclusion after having both designed and built some 10 giant scale models of various performance capabilities, and evolving to [...]

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Messerschmitt Me163B-1a

Jul 03, 2014 No Comments

The Me 163b “Komet” was developed from a series of tailless powered aircraft and gliders designed by Dr. Alexander M. Lippisch in the 1930′s. Its immediate predecessor was the DFS 194, a tailless glider having a span of 34 ft. 9 ins. and overall length of 23 ft. 7 1/2 ins. The Komet was designed [...]

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