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On this Day in Aviation History — October 26.

Oct 26, 2011 No Comments

1988: The USAF receives its first Hughes Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile, (AMRAAM).   1972: Helicopter pioneer Igor Sikorsky dies at the age of 83.   1958: Pan Am inaugurates the first jet service by a U.S. carrier, flying from New York’s “Idlewild Airport” (now known as John F. Kennedy International Airport) to Paris “Orly” [...]

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John Worth – A sad farewell

Oct 25, 2011 6 Comments

 I am sad to report that John Worth, dedicated AMA pioneer and microflight promoter, passed away Sunday evening. I was privileged to work with John in early 2000 on Air Age’s RC MicroFlight newsletter and recall his infectious enthusiasm for RC aviation and his warm, generous personality. John’s life was deeply entrenched with model aviation, and many [...]

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MRC GY100 Gyro

Oct 25, 2011 2 Comments

Not only is this new high-performance helicopter gyro compact and lightweight, but it also offers a wide rate range (from 0.5 to 800 degrees), smooth fast response for consistent pirouette rates and a steady head-lock while hovering. Its 2ms response time on DC mode means that you’ll see virtually no tail deviation when the heli [...]

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New Hitec Planes

Oct 24, 2011 2 Comments

Debra Cleghorn interviews Hitec on some of their new airplanes. Please click the player below to see the full interview.

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Horizon Hobby F-4 Phantom 32 DF

Oct 24, 2011 No Comments

Debra Cleghorn interviews Horizon about their new F-4 Phantom 32 DF. The distinguished career of the F-4 Phantom II includes front-line service with more than eleven countries over 30+ years of service. In excess of 5,000 aircraft were built to fulfill duties in the fighter and attack roles, but adapted to perform admirably in reconnaissance [...]

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The Radio Control Show 129

Oct 21, 2011 1 Comment

This week’s episode of The Radio Control Show features the Twin Motor Mosquito from ParkZone, a surveillance quadcopter from a German company called “MicroDrone,” and more. Check It Out. CLICK HERE TO WATCH EPISODE 129

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Bringing new people into the hobby

Oct 21, 2011 1 Comment

We all know that in order to keep our hobby alive we have to bring new life into the group. One way my club does that is to have a buddy box day. Each member of the club brings a trainer plane (if they have one) that can be connected to a buddy box. We [...]

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New for Members Only: RC Gasoline Engines Explained

Oct 21, 2011 1 Comment

We’ve just posted another new exclusive online article in our  ”Members Only” section of the MAN website. Here’s some of the text: “Getting into giant scale RC is becoming more and more popular. I think one of the things that make the hobby so popular is the gasoline engines used to power the larger than average-size [...]

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