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Sensational Sopwith

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

Just got some images from my buddy Mike Gross, former clubmate in the L.I. Skyhawks, about his newest project, a 1/3rd scale Sopwith Camel. Mike started with a Mick Reeves kit from the U.K. and modified the structure to make it more scale-like. It’s loaded with extra detailing like scale prop and rotary engine, but some [...]

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E-Flite Habu 32, 1st Flights

May 31, 2011 No Comments

Got 4 flights on the Habu over the Memorial Day weekend. Nice flyer; very quick and precise, still fine tuning and getting the landing approach speed and attitude sorted out. Looks like the model is going to be a lot of fun!!

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Appropriate story for Memorial Day

May 26, 2011 1 Comment

I received an email with the following message this week and wanted to share it here. True Story…(2005) Luke AFB is west of Phoenix and is rapidly being surrounded by civilization that complains about the noise from the base and its planes, forgetting that it was there long before they were.  A certain lieutenant colonel [...]

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Coming attraction, E-Flite Habu 32 Flight Test

May 23, 2011 No Comments

I just got the new Habu 32 EDF jet from EFlite and will be presenting my findings on the pages of Model Airplane News. First impression? Impressively high quality components, very slippery looking and attractively priced. Way more than a step up from the smaller foamies!

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Gianluca DeMarchi’s MB-339 at TG2011

May 12, 2011 No Comments

Some scale R/C models, depending the level of competition, or specific event, just seem to stand out and an invite you to look closer. In many cases, the closer you look, the more you see and the more you are amazed. Time was when the drawing card was the level of detail lavished on the cockpit, [...]

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S3 Viking Jet Design

Apr 20, 2011 5 Comments

I originally designed, built and flew my EDF Viking in 2005 having all intentions that, if it  performed well, to publish the design in Model Airplane News, as I had with a number of my earlier designs. It flew quite well so I decided to tweak it a bit, clean up and finalize the plan [...]

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2011 Florida Jets Frank Tiano talks with MAN

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Recently at the 2011 Florida Jets event in Lakeland, FL, contributor Rich Uravitch covered all the action and posted several photos and video interviews from the flightline of this all jet event. Rich caught up with event originator and promoter, Frank Tiano, during the event. He is seen here with his “Peripheral Amenities Manager” and [...]

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ParkZone Micro T-28 Trojan

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

With the big availability of excellent flying micro RC airplanes, one thing is lacking–individuality! With just a little effort you can make your foam flyer, especailly the warbird variety, look completely different and more scale. Check out my recent How To article in the July 2011 issue of Electric Flight “Micro Makeover” for all you [...]

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