Editors Blogs

World’s Largest RC Aircraft? C-17 Globemaster III

Aug 06, 2011 3 Comments

C-17 Globemaster III, by Davie Mathews This 1/9-scale RC C-17 Globemaster model was built in the UK. It is a special “one off” model and is possibly the largest RC model aircraft flying today. It was custom designed and built for a Discovery Channel documentary that aired in the UK and is the work a [...]

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New England Scale Masters Qualifier–2003

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

A Blast from the Past! (above) Local News Guy take a photo of my Piper L-4. Hey, I was cleaning out my drawer at work and found an old lost CD. It contained several pix from my competition at the U.S. Scale Masters Qualifier Scale event. I teamed up with my good friend George Leu [...]

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Brian Perkins’ RAF SE5a Scout–An RC Spotlight!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Photos and Words by Ken Park   I first met Brian Perkins at the Kingston Radio Control Club last fall at the August Giant Scale IMAA event and I enjoyed seeing him beat up the flying field flying his large Spitfire.  With just one look you can tell Brian has a passion for scale and [...]

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Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years!  This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown [...]

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We have a winner. Well, two winners.

Aug 04, 2011 2 Comments

We recently chose the winners of the first Air Age Media RC Scholarship contest! Each applicant was asked to submit an essay on how RC has had a positive impact on his or her life. Although we received entries from numerous explemplary students, two applicants truly stood out from all the rest. We’d like to congratulate Billy Janus and Gustavo Salazar as the first-ever recipients [...]

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Jet World Masters: Formation flight team

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

            This pair of jets sports a paint scheme done especially for the Jet World Masters, with the event logo on the tail and red ribbons with the names of all of the competing pilots. The pair flew an amazing formation routing during the noontime show.

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Jet World Masters Demo Flight

Aug 03, 2011 1 Comment

We spoke with Lewis Patton, who was flying his gorgeous F-15 Strike Eagle during the noontime demo show. Louis’s competition jet for the Masters wasn’t delivered to him on time, but he still came to the show to help support team USA as well as to wow the crowd with his excellent flying. Lewis travels [...]

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Jet World Masters

Aug 03, 2011 3 Comments

What better place to hold a scale RC plane event than at the U.S. Air Force National Museum? The 9th annual Jet World Masters, held for the first time in the U.S., is the place to be to see world-class scale jets. Teams from 17 countries are here, with scale RC jet-powered planes of all [...]

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