Debra Cleghorn

Turbine Jet Wins AMA Scale Nationals!

Jul 13, 2011 No Comments

Congratulations to Bob Bush for his first-place finish in Expert at the AMA Scale Nationals! Bob flew a Bob Violett Models F-100D in Thunderbird colors to take home the top prize.

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Electric Jet Wins AMA Scale Nats!

Jul 13, 2011 1 Comment

Terry Nitsch, here with his pit crew and wife Sheila, has won the Sport Scale category in the AMA Scale Nationals with his electric ducted-fan F-86 Sabre. The 63-inch-span plane is a Bob Violett Models kit that’s powered by Thunder Power 12S LiPos.

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Spiffing up a Spitfire

Jul 07, 2011 7 Comments

Tony Iannucelli was thrilled with the looks of his Hangar 9 .60-size Spitfire, but he wanted to personalize it with invasion stripes and electric retracts. Check out his ARF adventure here:  Growing up in the hobby, the warbird I wanted to model most was the iconic P-51 Mustang.  Second on my list was a Spitfire.  I’ve [...]

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Bremont P-51 Watch

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

Here’s the perfect gift for the pilot who has everything: a limited edition, custom watch that was made with parts from a P-51 Mustang! The Bremont Watch company was started by British brothers in 2002, and since then they have been offering high-quality, aviation-inspired timepieces. Their latest, the Bremont P-51, incorporates aluminum from the fuselage [...]

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Sea Lions & RC Planes

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

“Is that a bird? No, it’s a plane!” Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have started to use small unmanned aircraft to help monitor the local population of Stellar sea lions, but you won’t catch any of these endangered mammals looking up at the Aerovironment Puma AE aircraft, because even at 70 feet away (much [...]

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Great deal alert! July 4th Auction

Jun 29, 2011 No Comments

This holiday weekend, the guys over at RC Car Action will have a mystery, high-ticket auction item up for bid and, although I’ve been sworn to secrecy, I can tell you that it’s a super-expensive, super-cool RC product (with four wheels!) that your teenage son or grandson (or you!) would really, really enjoy. The item will be [...]

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Pilot Projects: You can win a Flash glue kit & MAN cap!

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

Be a star, show off your work, and reap the reward. Do you want to show off your latest flying work of art? Well, we would like to see it!  Send in an image of your plane for “Pilots Projects,” and if you get published, you will get a Flash Glue Kit and a Model [...]

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The DH Beaver Song

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

This little ditty made my day; hope it makes you smile, too!

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