Editors Blogs

My Favorite Airplane-Stearman PT-17 Kadet

Jun 21, 2011 5 Comments

Someone recently asked me what my all-time favorite airplane (real and RC) was. It was a tough decision and I had to pick between my two all time favs. The Piper J3 Cub and the Stearman PT-17 Kadet biplane. Well, after some soul searching I have decided it has to be the Stearman! I have [...]

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Nick Ziroli–Warbird Pilot!

Jun 20, 2011 5 Comments

Everyone in RC knows the name Ziroli and the father and son team of Nick Sr., and Jr. Nick the elder is known for being the father of giant scale Warbirds and Nick Jr., continues to be a driving force in the RC industry. Nick took over “Nick Ziroli Plans” when his father retired and turned it into [...]

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68% Volksplane VP1 Flys at Kingston Ont

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

  Dave Emptage 68% Volksplane Dave Emptage flying 68% Volksplane in Kingston June 18 2011 Wow ! This is big. Dave Emptage from Kitchener Ont Canada drove up too Kingston Ont for the Fathers Day Fun/Fly and flew his 68% Volksplane during the open flying part of the event!  The model weight is 74lbs and [...]

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Working on the new Tips and Tricks

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

I am working on the October tips and tricks for Model Airplane News.  As you can see we are giving away some pretty good stuff so if you want a piece of the action, be sure to send in your idea.  This is one of the illustrations from our good friend Richard Thompson that is [...]

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Welcome to my page–RC Northern Exposure

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

it’s been close to a year now for me as a contributor to MAN’s Canadian Section. This has become extremely popular with the RC guys north of the border and I hope to continue bring readers some northern expossure RC news. With your help this page and the Canadian section will become a fun and [...]

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Looking for all great ideas!

Jun 20, 2011 2 Comments

Do you have a great idea that can save your fellow modelers some time and money?  Well send it on in and we may use it in “Tips and Tricks”. We’ll award you a Model Airplane News baseball cap and an Alien Aircraft kit for every idea used in “Tips & Tricks.” Send a rough [...]

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Fun Fly Saturday!

Jun 19, 2011 No Comments

I went out to the CCRCC flying field this weekend for a club fun fly! It started at 6AM for dawn patrol electrics and at 10am it was open flying for all. At 8pm it was extended flying for lighted RC planes with LED. We even had a fun RC combat event with foamie planes [...]

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Pantera P6 Build Cont.

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

Now that I have the TT Redline 53 H engine and the Hitec HS-7945TH digital multipurpose servos I can continue with the build of the Pantera P6. The first photo is of the right side of the helicopter showing the fuel mixture servo connected to my home-made fuel control. I used a soft nylon servo [...]

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