We have a charger review coming up in Electric Flight Magazine and we were lucky enough to get in the new X4 AC charger from Hitec. I have to say they raised the bar on this one. This compact charger has battery management and integral balancer features on each of the four identical and independent [...]
Here is some good news about a very historical aircraft that is undergoing restoration at the museum of the U.S. Air Force. DAYTON, Ohio — As the United States approaches the 70th anniversary of its involvement in World War II, one of the most famous aircraft from that war recently reached two milestones in its [...]
Here is the completed bird ready for its for photo shoot. I tried to do the color scheme of the N.A. P-51D Mustang of the 302nd FS, 332nd FG, of the 15th AF. This was based in Ramitelli, Italy during January 1945. This group was made of entirely of black personnel, known as the famous [...]
Here is a photo of something I am working on in the shop. You will soon see a complete how to article on converting your Mustang over to one like mine. I will soon have the AeroWorks Mustang converted over to look like the famous Red-Tail Warbird of the Tuskegee aviators.
We just got this in the Hangar 9 Pawnee; this is one big bird! It has working landing gear that can take landing after landing. So of course, we are going to make it as a large tow plane for our local glider group. We may even add a GoPro camera or two to it.
What do you get when you mount a GoPro camera on an RC helicopter, with a talented pilot and some the best BXM Dirt Jumpers in the World all working to get a piece of the $10,000? You get a video like this: Chad Sackman (right) is the pilot of the helicopter and Mike [...]
This A-26 from Global Hobbies is the perfect candidate for electric conversion. Plenty of room to run the wires through the wings and the batteries are located under the center hatch on top of the wing. Easy tips for making a solid connection on multiple motor setups THIS MONTH [...]
Many Reno Race planes go through many transformations before becoming an unlimited competitor. The Galloping Ghost is no exception to that rule, here are a set of images that show the transformation of this aircraft all the way from 1946 to 2011.