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MAN Online Build-along Project at WRAM Show

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Hey, if you missed Sr. Tech Editor Gerry Yarrish on Friday at the WRAM show, be sure to come back on Sunday and chat with him at the MAN booth! Gerry will be showing off the Florio Flyer 60 he has been building for the MAN online Build-along. Stop by, say hi and enter for [...]

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Hobby Lobby P-47 Thunderbolt — Wicked Rabbit Flightline Video

Jan 25, 2012 1 Comment

The newest P-47 Thunderbolt from Hobby Lobby, the Wicked Rabbit, is a cool looking, nice flying mid-size foamy warbird and our own Model Airplane News Sr. Tech Editor, Gerry Yarrish took our review plane to the flying field for a test hop. With great looks and excellent flight characteristics, Gerry says this one is a winner. [...]

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How NOT to make friends at the flying field

Jan 24, 2012 15 Comments

Ok with tongue firmly set in cheek, here are some not so set in stone rules to live by if you want to enjoy the hobby and make friends at the club flying field. Step one is to keep everything in perspective. Hey man! This is a freakin’ hobby and is suppose to be fun! [...]

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ParkZone Hawker Sea Fury — Flightline Video Flight Report

Jan 01, 2012 No Comments

We already gave a sneak peek of the Parkzone Hawker Sea Fury ARF and now here’s our From the Flightline Video flight Report. If you are looking for a warbird but are tired of all the Mustangs and P-40s then this post WW2 war machine from the Royal Navy is for you. Watch for a complete [...]

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ParkZone S.E.5a Scout — Video Report Card

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

Featured in the March 2012 issue of Electric Flight, this Pilot Report by Sr. Tech. Editor Gerry Yarrish offers the latest up close info for this great flying icon of WW1 British airpower. Check it out! video platform video management video solutions video player

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Tips from the Flying Field: Aileron Differential

Dec 19, 2011 3 Comments

What is aileron differential and how your model can benefit from using it? Senior technical editor Gerry Yarrish explains this important mix in this online video. Programming this feature into your transmitter will make your plane fly smoother and more precise while eliminating the need to coordinate aileron and rudder input to counter adverse yaw. It’s an especially [...]

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GLIDER MODS FOR EASY TRANSPORT—An exclusive from the February 2011 issue of Model Airplane News

Dec 06, 2011 No Comments

For the Great Planes “Carl Goldberg Classics series” Sophisticated Lady ARF, the author David Garwood made two modifications to make storage and transportation of his glider (and its 78-inch polyhedral wing) easier. He didn’t glue the wing halves together, but instead taped them together for flying. And he modified the tail so that the horizontal stabilizer could be bolted [...]

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Welcome to Shanghai International Model Show

Dec 05, 2011 No Comments

The Shanghai International Model Exhibition (SIME) was committed to bring with an efficient and excellent trade platform for exhibitors and professional visitors for 8 years. It is the preeminently professional r/c model show in theAsia. The display products with the lastest technology and the best quality included all r/c models in cars, planes, boats, trains. [...]

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