“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. [...]
This A-26 from Global Hobbies is the perfect candidate for electric conversion. Plenty of room to run the wires through the wings and the batteries are located under the center hatch on top of the wing. Easy tips for making a solid connection on multiple motor setups THIS MONTH [...]
Hey all you multi-wing airplane lovers. The Model Airplane News Sponsored 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash event will be postponed one week due to RAIN! The new date is Saturday October 1. Same lineup of great events as before, just on a dryer day! Under the direction of our own Gerry Yarrish, this event is [...]
One of the latest offerings from Thunder Tiger is their new Redline 56H engine, which I have been using with Rotor Rage 30% Masters Blend fuel. One of the setup techniques I have been using is to break-in the engine with a slightly rich needle valve setting to give a head temperature of 150 – [...]
Many Reno Race planes go through many transformations before becoming an unlimited competitor. The Galloping Ghost is no exception to that rule, here are a set of images that show the transformation of this aircraft all the way from 1946 to 2011.
One of the really fun aspects of R/C is seaplane flying. Whether its adapting a set of conventional floats to your land-based model or building a “dedicated” seaplane, float flying opens up a whole new world to the R/C enthusiast. Coming in the January 2012 issue of MAN is my new “PS-36″ which is easy [...]