We just got the new Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a in the office for review! This is a handsome, WW1 Bristish Scout / fighter is a relatively large molded foam ARF and it goes together in almost no time! It has a slew of formed plastic parts and it really is well put together. It is sure […]
I was very busy making sure everyone was having a good time so I was not able to get as many photos as I usually would. Thanks go out to John Philbrick for helping out with the camera duties this year. John got these and other Big Biplane Bash pix! And special thanks to my […]
I love it when a plan comes together. Yesterday I spent the day at the Southbury Flying field and we shot pix and video for three airplanes! We flew the ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX, the Flyzone FW-190 and the awesome Bandit from Precision Aerobatics! And i didn’t hurt any of them in the process. Here […]
Well, the 2011 version of the Central Connecticut RC Club’s Big Biplane Bash all-biplane event is now history! Even though there was rain in the early AM setup time. The wet weather held off and we enjoyed a high, solid overcast that could not dampen the spirits of the 23 pilots that did showed up. Usually, the event draws […]
The new FW-190 from FlyZone is here and I just cracked the box to take a look! Wow in the time it took to unpack the new Butcher Bird, I had it assembled and the 1800mAh Lipo pack on charge! it literally took minutes to assemble (two screws!) and plug in the servo leads into […]
Wow! I just got back from the flying field and i have to tell ya, the new Spitfire from ParkZone is something else! it is a honest and very smooth flyer. it feels like a pattern ship and I loved it right from the moment it broke ground. Plenty of power, and a very nice […]
Hey all you multi-wing airplane lovers. The Model Airplane News Sponsored 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash event will be postponed one week due to RAIN! The new date is Saturday October 1. Same lineup of great events as before, just on a dryer day! Under the direction of our own Gerry Yarrish, this event is […]
Oh my goodness, where has the time gone? Only five more days befor the biggest multi-wing RC Fly In on the East Coast! From small parkflyer to the biggest of gas powered giants, and everything in between, we are good to go this coming Saturday September 24. Weather looks promising! See ya there!
The view from flightline central was amazing. There were many awesome looking and great performing airplane at this year’s NEAT Fair. Here are some of the stars of the show! Check it out. Stay tuned. More to come.
Had a great time chatting with the folks from Hobbico, Hitec, Castle Creations and all the rest of the vendors. The weekend was a big success for the NEAT Fair. Great weather and thankfully, NO RAIN! From one side of the flightline to the other, there was awesmone Electric flight action from […]
The 45th RC Jamboree was a lot of fun on several levels! One really fun event was the Saturday Mass launch and flight for 36 inch and smaller electric powered airplanes. I got so caught up in the excitement, I donated my own MAN hat to the last man down, for having the longest flight! […]
This Exclusive Sneak Peek will be published in the February 2012 issue of Model Airplane News. Reviewer and Test Pilot Aaron Ham, reports that: “makes a great trainer thatr just happens to be legal for warbird events–A J-3 Cub in military dress.” Built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft. The Piper Cub was […]