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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Here is a sample shot of what I got to do all day today. This is a photo of us working Behind-The-Scenes here at Model Airplane news. This is the work we are doing for our video series that coincides with some great flying articles by Dave Scott. Today we are working on the P-Loop [...]
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 [...]