Editors Blogs

Top Gun Video Interview from Warbird Alley

May 28, 2015 No Comments by

Without a doubt, the most popular tent this year at Top Gun belonged to P.J. Ash. P.J. is the motivator behind the Warbird Alley gang, and Warbird Alley is the watering hole at the Top Gun flightline! It’s also where the MAN crew set up our home base! This year, P.J. had three huge tents to house all the models [...]

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Top Gun Video Interview — Mike Grady — B-17 Flying Fortress

May 28, 2015 No Comments by

At this year’s scale invitational, Mike’s competition aircraft for Team Scale was this amazing WW2 4-engine, B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. The B-17 was 1/9-scale and built from a Wingspan models kit and has a span is 138 inches with a fuselage length of 99 inches. Weight is 65 pounds. The model is electric powered and is equipped with four [...]

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Throw Back Thursday — Nick Ziroli and his Spirit of St. Louis

May 21, 2015 6 Comments by

TBT: what better model to show off on this date, than the Spirit of Saint Louis?! This one of course, by the Master Nick Ziroli Sr. This photo was taken at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in NY where the museum staff is also building a full size replica of the Ryan NYP classic. Today, May [...]

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Workshop Tips for Better Building

May 21, 2015 2 Comments by

Helpful suggestions for maximizing your workshop time For several years now I have been highlighting my projects and workshop builds online to share some of my building tips and Techniques I use. In the long view, I have always thought that learning how to fly RC planes was a lot harder that the actual building of the [...]

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Electric Jets at Top Gun

May 19, 2015 2 Comments by

Electric power is in a constant state of improvement and it’s no surprise that there were some EDF (Electric Powered Fan) jets in the winner circles at the end of the 2015 Top Gun Scale Invitational. In Team Scale, builder Mike Grady and pilot Dustin Buescher placed 3rd in the class with their BVM MiG-15. The 1/6-scale jet [...]

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RCX 2015 — RC Fun and Excitement — See ya Next Year!

May 19, 2015 No Comments by

If you missed RCX last weekend, you missed out on some of the most exciting RC Fun that can be experienced! And, you missed the opportunity to say hi and chat with the MAN Team, Debra Cleghorn, Sr. West Coast editor John Reid (Left) and Sr. Tech. editor Gerry Yarrish. With two exciting flight zones [...]

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Joe Nall 2015 – A Monumental Year

May 18, 2015 No Comments

It’s hard to imagine another Joe Nall is in the books.  The event we think about all year, plan for months ahead of time, impossibly try to describe to others, has come and gone for 2015.  All we can say is WOW, what a show it was!  With 1,780 registered pilots present over the 8 [...]

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Joe Nall Week: MAN is on the flightline!

May 12, 2015 5 Comments

It’s Joe Nall Week 2015, and we’re on site capturing the action at the Triple Tree Aerodrome in South Carolina.  This year is hot, literally!  Temps have consistently been in the 90′s, but that hasn’t slowed the action a bit.  The sunscreen is out, RV’s are dotting the landscape, and hundreds of modelers are already [...]

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