Editors Blogs

The Heli Nats and IRCHA

Aug 10, 2011 No Comments

I arrived at the Heli NATS late today to find the usual, which is that Curtis Youngblood was in first place of  F3C with Nick Maxwell not far behind. I only got to see them get in one flight each, but they were impressive to say the least. I talked to them afterward, and Nick [...]

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WATTS over Owatanna

Aug 09, 2011 3 Comments

Sponsored by ElectriFly, this July 29-31 event held in Minnesota was a huge success, with 135 registered pilots! Already the largest electric event in the Midwest, the Watts event provided a great place for electric modelers to come together to fly, make friends and renew old acquaintances. Located just 45 miles south of Minneapolis,  it was [...]

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Half-Scale Piper L-4 Grasshopper

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

If you like Pipers then you’ll love this Half Scale L-4 Grasshopper I video taped at the 20th annual Warbirds over Delaware event in Newark, DE. Check it out! It is built from 200% enlarged 1/4-scale Balsa USA plans.  

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IMAA Kingston – Great People – BIG FUN

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

A high note of my summer and the event I look most forward to attending is the 24th Annual Kingston IMAA Giant Rally.  The event is less than 2 weeks away and you won’t be sorry to make any kind of excuse to attend.  Last year set a record with 88 registered pilots and this year is [...]

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Model Airplane News Sponsors 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash

Aug 09, 2011 1 Comment

Well, the pieces are all coming together and we just received the beautiful awards for our upcoming Big Biplane Bash event. Set for September 24, this event promises to be our best yet. Hosted by the Central Connecticut RC Club, this is an all biplane and triplane event for RC models of all shapes, types [...]

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Stinger II, some images from our recent photo shoot.

Aug 08, 2011 No Comments

We just finished shooting this great looking plane.  The Stinger II is a smaller version of the Stinger that many of us remember from a few years back.  This plane was a great flyer back then, and with the new powerful motors and lighter weight equipment  the flying envelope has been improved.

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Kawartha Lakes Scale Event Aug 6-7th

Aug 07, 2011 No Comments

Kawartha Lakes Scale Contest was located just outside of Linsey Ontario and Scale is what they had on tap all weekend. Rain or shine the show went on and the die-hards continued even when it was raining.  Just a small sample of photos for ya all enjoy! I look forward to putting together a full report [...]

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RCX Chicago on ABC 7 news!

Aug 06, 2011 2 Comments

RCX rolled into Chicago and drew massive media exposure, even from Chicago’s local ABC news station. Model Airplane News publisher Louis DeFrancesco and Formula Drift champion Vaughn Gittin JR were interviewed live this morning on ABC 7′s Saturday morning show. Check out the behind the scenes photos below, and watch the segment here.

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