Editors Blogs

Last Shuttle launch, up close and personal

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments

When I was young, I was swept up and inspired by the space program. I remember John Glenn’s first orbital Mercury flight (I was six years old). I grew older with Gemini and Apollo, my parents allowing me to stay home from school on most launch days. I was 13 when astronauts first walked on [...]

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Construction articles & plans: We need your help!

Aug 17, 2011 No Comments

It isn’t a secret that ARF models are the planes of choice for many of our readers, but we know that there are still many of you who enjoy building a model from scratch. So why are there fewer construction articles than in years past? There’s a simple reason: we just don’t get as many construction [...]

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ParkZone Stryker: Flying Wing Radio Setup Tips

Aug 16, 2011 1 Comment

Setting up the ParkZone Stryker F-27Q By Gerry Yarrish We had a great reposnse to the ParkZone Stryker review in the September issue of Electric Flight. Many wrote in asking about setting up a radio to fly a flying wing. You asked for it, here it is. With most flying wings like the Stryker F-27Q [...]

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Scott Crosby wins low/inverted contest – This is why!

Aug 16, 2011 3 Comments

Hi Ken,        I am happy to see Canada and Canadian modelers in MAN, keep up the good work!   Last Sunday at the Fort Saskatchewan R/C Club we had a “who could fly closest to the ground inverted contest”. The attached picture is of my DA50 powered PAU Edge 540 on final landing approach. As you can [...]

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Engine won’t run?

Aug 16, 2011 1 Comment

Q: I talked to a very nice lady at Air Age and she gave me your name and said, ” he can fix any engine and if he can’t Clarence Lee could give you the answer you are needing.” So here is the question, my new ASP .12 will start and run full throttle and [...]

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Xoar & Falcon Propellers For Electrics

Aug 13, 2011 No Comments

  The latest News from our buddy over at Falcon Propellers, Steve Thomas are these amazing looking, pre-balanced hardwood propellers intended specifically for Electric Power. Each Falcon and Xoar wood series propeller has a smooth sealed finish with the size engraved in the hub. The profiles of these props deliver high thrust and maximize efficiency. Available [...]

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IRCHA Friday – my last day

Aug 12, 2011 No Comments

It doesn’t seem as if I have been here for the better part of 3 days because there has been so much to see, and so many people to talk with. And, unfortunately, this has to be my last day, so I’ll be missing all the weekend fun and excitment of the The One and [...]

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Composite-ARF F4U Corsair Review – Model Airplane News

Aug 12, 2011 1 Comment

From the December 2011 issue of Model Airplane News, this Flight Report is by Dave Malcione and his brother Pete and his son, Dave Jr. What makes this amazing warbird unique is its hydrolic folding wing mechanism and the fine attention to detail. Check out this video that shows the review Corsair at Warbirds over [...]

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