There’s probably not one single RC modeler on the planet who hasn’t heard of ZAP Glue. Distributed through several outlets including Robart Mfg., www.robart.com and, Frank Tiano Enterprises (FTE) www.franktiano.com . The Zap Gang www.zapglue.com has an adhesive for just about every conceivable job where you want to stick two things together regardless of what they [...]
Designed and built by MAN contributor Mark Rittinger, this exclusive online article is the complete and detailed construction article that will be featured in the upcoming December issue of Model Airplane News. Plans available September 1. at: www.airagestore.com I know what you’re thinking….”ANOTHER P51?!” Well yes, fellow modelers! However, this is no ordinary D model [...]
Known for decades as the Go-To place for quality scale airplane accessories, Williams Brothers Model Products has come out with a great set of British WW1 style Vintage Wheels for giant scale lovers. These 1/3 Scale reproductions are based on the 700 x 100 mm wheels and have a diameter of 9.2 inches. The Axle Hole length is 2.3 [...]
By Carl Layden Atlantic Canada has several prolific modellers and one such person I have had the privilege of meeting is Steve Mosher of Halifax NS, Canada. Steve has been a airplane modeler for most of his life and right from the beginning as he learned about what works and what doesn’t he has been [...]
This quadcopter ghost is guaranteed to spook trick-or-treaters! Whoever made this costume did a great job: nice head, arms and lightweight flowing shroud combine nicely. We hope this inspires you to come up with your own quad costume for Halloween and that you’ll send videos to us at email@example.com! Thanks to Alton Porter for posting this to YouTube.
This is a story that comes right out of my own backyard, well sort of, it is in California. Developers at 3D Robotics are working with the Kunde Family Vineyards in Kenwood, CA to test a project using photos from drones in the sky that give on-demand aerial images of their farm. These images allow [...]
Almost every helicopter uses rubber grommets to soft mount the canopy to the helicopter structure. Installing these rubber grommets to the canopy seems like a very straightforward task, but some techniques just work better than others. Over the years this is the technique that I have developed, and I hope it’s of help to you. [...]