The Pantera P6 is coming along nicely, and is almost ready for it’s initial test flights. All Hitec servos are installed along with the Futaba GY520 gyro, which is so small it almost gets lost on the helicopter. Here are a few pictures showing the completed layout.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]