Editors Blogs

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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Laydown Humpty Bump, I am going to learn this maneuver.

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

The new issue of Model Airplane News has come out  and there is a great article on performing the Lay Down Humpty Bump by David Scott (1st US RC flight school).  Starting this weekend I am going to practice that maneuver using David’s instructions and see how good I can get with it. Let me know [...]

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Behind the Prop Starter–Safety First!

Jun 16, 2011 1 Comment

From www.aeroperfect.com The “Behind-The-Prop Starter” features an adjustable starter motor platform that can be adjusted to align with the spinner height / angle of your aircraft. Not only does the platform height adjust vertically from 4-7/8 inches to 15-1/2 inches, its angle is adjustable from 90 to just under 70 degrees. This gives pilots the option [...]

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Jasta 18–The Red Noses

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

I just scored an awesome book for documenting my on-going Mini Fokker build. As you know I have a 42 inch Fokker D-VII in the works and am now finishing the covering and detailing! How to fly it in about 2 week. Anyway, this book from Osprey Publishing by Greg Van Wyngarden is full of [...]

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