Sunday I got to fly around a few pylons with other guys at the Whittier Pylon Race. I completed in the Electric EF1 class and there was also a quickie 500 class running that day. The camera was set to take a photo every 5 second and this created a movie that is only 1:22 [...]
Aerobatic planes are always a favorite with modelers and one of them that is sure to stand out from the crowd, the Zlin. Now Seagull has this great looking 67-inch wingspan Zlin ARF kit that not only looks great but can also perform. The instructions include both glow and electric setup. For the glow setup, [...]
Aerobatic biplanes are always a favorite of any pilot, and the bright color scheme of the Christen Eagle puts it right up at the top of favorite planes. The new Christen Eagle from Hangar 9 is sure to be winner. This great looking color scheme is already done up and add to that, a quick [...]
Recently I got to take a tour through the Castle Creations factory in Olathe, KS. I really enjoyed my visit there and I found that making speed controls was a much bigger production than I had imagined. In this video Lee Estingoy takes us through the assembly line at the Castle factory to see how [...]
Here is a great photo of a plane that was hung up on a wire. I think the person in the back is the rescuer worker and the person in front is the pilot, but I could be wrong. Does anyone want to take a guess, or even better, does anyone know the story behind this photo.
Race planes have to be some of the coolest looking aircraft around. Very few have as much history as the Shoestring racer. If you ever want to try out a pylon racer, Great planes offer a nice looking Shoestring that is sure to please. Check out what John Reid and Michael York have to [...]
Pattern plane are something that is usually on pilot’s wish list. If one is on your list, you will want to check out this Super Taiji by World Models. This pattern plane is small enough to fit in just about any car but still performs in the air like a much larger aircraft. The Taiji [...]
We all know that bigger flies better and one of the best smaller flying planes has to be the stick, so….VQ Models introduced their new GLB Giant Stick which is a 1.20 glow or a 20-23cc gas size plane. This stick has a 78-inch wingspan and is just about 46-inches long. The two-piece wing makes [...]