Events

Photos & Winners 12 O’Clock High RC Warbirds

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

The 12 O’ Clock High RC Warbird is another great event brought to us by Frank Tiano for aircraft that were flown in the timeframe between 1914 and 1954. The event is not a competition but one of the best fly ins at one of the best flying facilities there is. A great event that every warbird [...]

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40% Scale WACO YMF-5 Biplane — A Video Interview

Dec 08, 2011 8 Comments

  Among the prettiest of classic biplanes, this AMR 40% Scale Waco YMF-5 was built by Dave Collis who came all the way down from Canada to take both the “Best Civilian Aircraft” and runner up “Critic’s Choice” awards at the Monster Planes 2011 event in Lakeland, FL. A big Moki radial engine swings an [...]

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Monster Planes 2011 Photos and Winners

Dec 07, 2011 2 Comments

MAN Contributor Rich Uravitch covered this amazing event held in Lakeland, FL and run by Scale Event Guru Frank Tiano, this event is also featured in the March 2011 issue of Model Airplane News. Here’s a sneak Peek of some of the amazing aircraft flying at this amazing RC event! Monster Planes redefines Giant Scale! [...]

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Half-Scale Bucker Jungmeister — Video Interview

Dec 07, 2011 5 Comments

Rich Uravitch interviews Rick Cawley and gets the inside scoop on this amazing 50% scale aerobatic biplane.   video platform video management video solutions video player Rick’s amazing monster is the very spirit of the Monster Planes event. It’s a serious scale model and Rick missed a lot of TV to get it ready for [...]

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Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years!  This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown [...]

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XFC Pilot Profile Manuel Santos

Jun 04, 2011 No Comments

All the pilots at the XFC are very excited to be there, but none of them are as animated as Manuel Santos from Mexico City, Mexico.  This professional photographer has been flying for 35 years and each year he competes in the Aerobatics and racing at the XFC.  You can always tell what Manuel is [...]

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The Mouth of the South returns

Jun 04, 2011 No Comments

 That’s right; the mouth of the south returns to XFC, the one and only Bob Sadler was on hand all weekend to give color commentary on all the pilots and their flights. Bob worked the crowd all weekend from his highly sophisticated announcer booth on wheels, or what other people like to call a golf cart.  Good [...]

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Huck Fest, Aerobatics at its best

Jun 01, 2011 No Comments

Over the weekend I attended the first annual Huck Fest held at my local field, the Victor Valley Flyers.  This event was a gathering of guys that wanted to show off their abilities and just have a blast.  If you never been to one these, I would recommend making a trip for it. It is [...]

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