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.
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 [...]
Not only is Aaron Tippin a world-famous country singer, he’s also an accomplished pilot! He recently completed his check ride in “Fifi,” the only B-29 Superfortress still flying today. Here’s his story: “Getting checked out in the B-29 on this beautiful September day is a lifelong dream and the coolest thing ever”, Tippin exclaims. Now Aaron [...]
The new Pantera P6 flies just great the way it is – with the standard flybar. However, flybarless operation does offer some distinct advantages, so after talking to John Beech at Audacity Models, I decided to convert the stock head to flybarless operation. The first problem was the short distance from the blade grip ball [...]
“You must remember this…” during the summer of 2003, One hundred and thirty seven modelers descended on Amherst,NS for 2 days of R/C flying fun, the Great Atlantic Fun Fly! The event consisted of several impressive demonstration flights, many by modelers that went on to greater success. There were over 200 aircraft on the flight-line, [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]