Editors Blogs

Millers Pond Float Fly

Sep 24, 2011 No Comments

Float flying is one of the more relaxing way’s to enjoy our hobby.  If your interest is scale or sport there are lots of subjects to choose from J3 Cubs are one of the most popular.  Putting a set of floats on your old trainer is just one way to get started flying float planes.  [...]

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Setting Up Twin Electrics

Sep 23, 2011 3 Comments

      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 [...]

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Date Change: Big Biplane Bash Event is now October 1.

Sep 22, 2011 5 Comments

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 [...]

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Thunder Tiger Redline Hi-Flow 3D High Performance Muffler

Sep 20, 2011 No Comments

One of the latest offerings from Thunder Tiger is their new Redline 56H engine, which I have been using with Rotor Rage 30% Masters Blend fuel. One of the setup techniques I have been using is to break-in the engine with a slightly rich needle valve setting to give a head temperature of 150 – [...]

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Galloping Ghost 1946-2011

Sep 20, 2011 No Comments

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.

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Coming soon to a pond, lake, or smooth grass patch near your home

Sep 19, 2011 1 Comment

One of the really fun aspects of R/C is seaplane flying. Whether its adapting a set of conventional floats to your land-based model or building a “dedicated” seaplane, float flying opens up a whole new world to the R/C enthusiast. Coming in the January 2012 issue of MAN is my new “PS-36″ which is easy [...]

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5 days till the Big Biplane Bash

Sep 19, 2011 No Comments

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!

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NEAT 2011 E-Flyers

Sep 18, 2011 No Comments

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.                

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