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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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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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