Editors Blogs

Building the Vibe 50 NEX Cont.

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

The Vibe 50 NEX is a true kit, with many bags of parts requiring the builder to really get to know the helicopter, which is a lot of fun, and also will be of great benefit for repair or maintenance in the future. Every part seems to be designed and manufactured with three things in [...]

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Bremont P-51 Watch

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

Here’s the perfect gift for the pilot who has everything: a limited edition, custom watch that was made with parts from a P-51 Mustang! The Bremont Watch company was started by British brothers in 2002, and since then they have been offering high-quality, aviation-inspired timepieces. Their latest, the Bremont P-51, incorporates aluminum from the fuselage [...]

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Rocket Powered RC?

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

Well with it being the first day of July, I started thinking about fireworks and RC! Great combination!!! Anyway, one of my favorite RC warbitds is the rocket powered flying wing the Me-163 Komet! (Above) plans available from airagestore.com website from MAN library. What do you guys think of these planes? Having a glow engine [...]

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USAF Thunderbirds Precision Airshow Team

Jul 01, 2011 1 Comment

USAF Thunderbirds 2011 Schedule Throughout the year, the famous red, white and blue Thunderbirds fly with precision and pride representing the very best pilots of the U.S. Air Force. If you want to experience their amazing and patriotic airshow, checkout one of their stopovers at a major airshow near you. The Thunderbirds are the air [...]

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Double Header at the Flying Field

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

We had a great day at the Farmington Flying field, home base of the CCRCC club. The Central CT RC Club played host to our double header flight photo secession with John Glezellis. On the flightline were the new 35% scale Extra 300 and the new Sukhoi SU-26MM SE. Both ARFs and both super impressive! [...]

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62% Scale RC Stearman PT-17

Jun 30, 2011 2 Comments

Is this the largest RC Biplane in the world? We are always impressed and pleasantly surprised by the talented modelers from around the world who push the boundaries of our hobby. The most recent addition to the monster scale league is from designer and builder Frans Tanghe from the Netherlands with his stupendous 62% scale [...]

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Sea Lions & RC Planes

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

“Is that a bird? No, it’s a plane!” Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have started to use small unmanned aircraft to help monitor the local population of Stellar sea lions, but you won’t catch any of these endangered mammals looking up at the Aerovironment¬†Puma AE aircraft, because even at 70 feet away (much [...]

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My Favorite Mustangs

Jun 29, 2011 4 Comments

Besides the omni-present Piper J-3 cub I think one of the most popular RC planes has to be the North American P-51D Mustang. It is certainly one of the most recognized warbirds and is the undefeated champion WW2 Icon fighter. I have built my fair share of Mustangs in all sizes. Here are some photos [...]

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