Editors Blogs

Great Planes Waco!

Apr 18, 2011 No Comments

A great looking fly-by Check out the latest photo shoot, the Great Planes Waco.  Our contributor Michael York did a great job on this review.  The article will be in the July issue of Model Airplane News.

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Installing a Bottom Wing

Apr 18, 2011 No Comments

Part of the MAN Build-along for the Mini Fokker Project, I just installed the Fokker’s bottom wing so I can address the construction of the main landing gear. Check out the ONline Build-along for the Mini Fokker by clicking here:  http://tinyurl.com/4vsovnj

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Mini Fokker Build-Along Paint scheme

Apr 17, 2011 No Comments

Finally after about 3 months of building, I finally decided on a paint scheme for the Mini Fokker D.VII. I will be using the red and white scheme of the Jasta 18 fighter group.

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Alliance Scale Compact Digital Pocket Scale

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Check this out! Here’s a handy way to weigh those small components for your latest micro flyer! It will weigh items up to 10.58 ounces and will indicate the measurement in grams and ounces. It’s powered by two AA batteries and has an auto shutoff feature. A handy plastic case makes it easy to store [...]

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Festo, a graceful RC flying bird (really!)

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Check out this RC bird! It flies by flapping its wings, but it is unlike any ornithopter I’ve seen before. It’s actually gracefull, and its body seems articulated and undulating, like that of a fish! I haven’t yet learned how to embed a video, so here’s the link: http://youtu.be/nnR8fDW3Ilo

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Your new website!

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Welcome to our new and improved website! We’ll be working to get all of the articles and updates moved over from the old website, but so far we all really like the new format. Hopefully you’ll find that this site is easier to navigate and to find specific information. You’ll also find some new areas, [...]

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Best Seller’s List: New book editions

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

Just a quick note to let you all know that two of the best selling books in the Air Age Store library have been revamped and reprinted because of popular demand. Go over to www.airagestore.com and check out the Scale Aircraft Drawings Volume I, World War I for the greatest scale 3-view drawings available. Also, [...]

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A New Look for your ParkZone Micro T-28 Trojan

Apr 15, 2011 No Comments

With the big availability of excellent flying micro RC airplanes, one thing is lacking–individuality! With just a little effort you can make your foam flyer, especailly the warbird variety, look completely different and more scale. Check out my recent How To article in the July 2011 issue of Electric Flight “Micro Makeover” for all you [...]

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