Editors Blogs

Install a Bubble Canopy

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments

Here is a great tip for installing a bubble canopy from Gerard Goepfert from Scottsdale, AZ. He is a member of the Scottsdale Model Flyers. Thanks Gerard! 1. To begin installing your bubble canopy cut it to shape as you would install it on the airplane, trace the outside shape of the canopy onto a [...]

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The Vibe 50 NEX is complete

Jul 22, 2011 No Comments

Evaluating the performance of a helicopter in flight goes beyond the design characteristics of the helicopter, and must also include the performance of the engine, rotor blades and electronics. The push-pull cyclic controls, combined with the speed and precision of the JR 8917HV (High Voltage) Digital Heli Servos enabled the NEX to respond to my [...]

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Speedy Camera Plane

Jul 22, 2011 2 Comments

Some of the pilots at WOD this past weekend wanted me to fly with them with the GoPro Hero Camera. So since I was flying a big slow Stearman biplane I had to come up with something better to keep up with the Mustangs! My answer was this hybred Stryker F-27 Q from ParkZone. I [...]

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SebArt WindS

Jul 21, 2011 2 Comments
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Another Hard Day at the Office!

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Joe Arthur our video guy here at the MAN office, caught me working on the new E-flite Super Cub. It has a 68-inch span and is powered by a Power25 brushless motor and a 60A ESC. perfect size for keeping it assembled in the back of the SUV. Anyway, watch for a full review coming [...]

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Extreme Flight Edge 540T EXP

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

video platform video management video solutions video player   Here’s today’s Edge video. I’m really starting to get comfortable with this plane… but it’s hard not to because it’s so stable. The camera quality isn’t the best on this flight, however, but it came out OK. Hope you like the Beatles! So now that the [...]

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World Jet Masters

Jul 21, 2011 1 Comment

The 9th annual World Jet Masters is coming to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Dayton, Ohio, next week, and I can’t wait to get there! Pilots from 50 countries will be competing, bringing some of the most realistic turbine-powered RC jets together for nearly two weeks of flying. For more information and [...]

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Low tank position and fuel draw

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Q: Clarence, thanks for this forum. When the magazine shows up, it is the first thing I look for to read. My question is this: If you have a fuel feed problem caused by a low tank position will remounting the remote needle valve to a lower position solve it, or is the tank position [...]

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