Editors Blogs

Fleet Biplane Model-2 You can Build

Jul 31, 2011 2 Comments

 Pat Tritle is a great and talented RC airplane designer and you can buy plans for his newest plane, the Fleet Biplane Model-2. This 1/8-scale electric flyer weighs only 18 oz. and is powered by a Park 400 Outrunner. The Wingspan is 42 in. and the Length is 32 in. You can order this Golden Age [...]

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Aerobatics Made Easy DVD #3–Behind the Scenes Action

Jul 30, 2011 No Comments

video platform video management video solutions video player   We just finishied shooting the flight sequences for our upcoming Aerobatics Made Easy #3 DVD dealing with 3D and Freestyle maneuvers. John Glezellis is again our pilot and Joe Authur shot the High Def footage. I used a Flip Cam to capture some moments at the [...]

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3D Aircraft Shootout!

Jul 29, 2011 1 Comment

I was recently sent an e-mail with an article request. The gentleman who contacted me requested a comparison between the 48″ Precision Aerobatics Extra 260, 47″ 3D Hobby Shop Extra 300 SHP, and 48″ 3D Hobby Shop Velox VR-1. All three of these airplanes are extremely capable. They all can perform anything from pattern, to [...]

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E-flite Super Cub 25e–Awesome Test Flight

Jul 29, 2011 2 Comments

I had a great day at the flying field testing out the new Super Cub from E-flite. this electric powered 25e ARF version of the Piper has great looks and even better performance. Watch for my full review in the November 2011 issue of Electric Flight magazine   If you have never flown a tail-dragger, [...]

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RC Accents Servo Setup

Jul 28, 2011 No Comments

We have a great article coming out on 14 tools you need in your shop and I have to say that i agree completely with this write up on the RC Accents Servo Setup.  Using a Servo Setup device really saves you some time and speeds up assembly. I also use the Hitec Servo Programmer [...]

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Kawartha Classic Scale Contest Aug 6/7 2011

Jul 28, 2011 No Comments

I’ve got the urge to go report on some nice scale models and I’ve been told this is the place to do it! The KAWARTHA CLASSIC SCALE Event This is the Southeast Ontario Zone Scale Championship Eastern Canada US Scalemasters Qualifier Top Gun Qualifier August 6 & 7, 2011 Hosted by the Kawartha Lakes Radio Control [...]

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RCX: BE there!

Jul 27, 2011 3 Comments

If you live in Chicago you need to check this out!! RCX Chicago is right around the corner! Don’t miss the fun and excitement at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois on Saturday, August 6! The action is already heating up, with a Fly Me indoor arena where you can try your hand [...]

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Photo Shoot Fun, Behind the Scenes

Jul 27, 2011 3 Comments

As you can see from the video, this is just one of the issues we have during the photo shoot.  Luckily, this plane made it back so we can fix the problem (reattach a new prop) and continue shooting the flight maneuvers.  Afterward my camera operator told me he was surprised that it landed without [...]

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