Sand and spinach, sea-foam gray, navy and duck-egg blue … we’ve seen a lot of schemes for WW II Spitfires, but a pink one? We came across this interesting article on io9.com and think it’s worth sharing. Author Esther Inglis-Arkell writes, “World War II marked a time of great innovation, which was sometimes practical and sometimes loony. [...]
We just added another exclusive online article to the Model Airplane News “Members Only” Website. “Whether you are an old salt or a fresh cadet, start off the 2012 RC flying season on a positive note by getting back to basics. Double check all those little details and head off bad things that can really [...]
2004: The NASA Mars Rover Spirit, lands successfully on Mars. 1989: Two US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Air Force MiG-23s over the Mediterranean. 1964: Pope Paul VI lands in Amman, Jordan, in a special Alitalia DC-8; it is the first time that a pope has used an airplane for [...]
So with the coming of a new year, we all have an excuse to go out and do some flying. North, south, east or west, many RC Clubs have a traditional get together to put in those fun and exciting first flights to ring in the new RC flying calendar year. Up here in [...]
Designed to designed to fill the gap between A Main’s ProTek R/C batteries and generic alternatives, this battery line is high quality at a low cost. The first available are a 2C 5000mAh 7.4V, 30C pack that costs $34.99 and a 2C 2200mAh 30C pack that costs $24.99.
Have you ever heard of a jet-powered ultralight? Dean Arnold recently uploaded this amazing footage of the maiden flight of the his Sirocket, the first twin engine jet-powered “microlight” in the UK. Filmed at the Damyn’s Hall Airfield, the Sirocket is a composite monoplane design normally powered by a 40hp gasoline engine and pusher propeller. [...]
We already gave a sneak peek of the Parkzone Hawker Sea Fury ARF and now here’s our From the Flightline Video flight Report. If you are looking for a warbird but are tired of all the Mustangs and P-40s then this post WW2 war machine from the Royal Navy is for you. Watch for a complete [...]