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A Day with Dave Platt [VIDEO]

Mar 06, 2013 1 Comment by

As Scott Copeland wrote in “Final Approach” in June MAN, “Anyone who has seen models built by Dave Platt can’t help but admire the craftsmanship and attention to detail. Calling them ‘models’  belies their true character, as they are literally miniaturized airplanes with every rivet, panel line, landing light and oil stain faithfully replicated in [...]

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Fly Helis in 10 Easy Steps

Nov 15, 2012 1 Comment by

Flying model helicopters is exciting and fun and looks very easy, that is, until you try it. Unlike model airplanes, helicopters lack stability and must constantly be controlled in all the flight axis. The pilot must develop the reflexes to control it, and this takes practice and commitment. By following these 10 steps, you will be up in the air in no time.

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Alien Aircraft Gee Bee Sport Kit Build-Along — Video update

Dec 24, 2011 1 Comment by

First Flight Test flown at the Central CT RC Club. Some video shot at MAN’s Southbury club field, courtesy of Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers club.   video platform video management video solutions video player Contributor Robert Labriola from the Central CT RC Club, is building a new Gee Bee kit from Alien Aircraft. This laser-cut [...]

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Exterior Details—Dummy Control Linkages

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

There’s an old saying that scale models are really never finished, you just stop adding details to them and go flying! Each scale modeler has to decide for himself when enough is enough. For me, I enjoy adding details to the top surfaces of the wings and control surfaces in the form of scale dummy [...]

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