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Sensei from Flyzone, interview and flight video.

Sensei from Flyzone, interview and flight video.

Are you looking for your first plane, one that is easy to fly, land and most of all durable and easy to repair?  You may be in luck, we just tested the new ready to fly Sensei foam trainer from Flyzone. Listen to what our reviewer Mike Stroup has to say about this nice all […]
E-Volo — Manned Electric Multi-Copter Takes Flight

E-Volo — Manned Electric Multi-Copter Takes Flight

Where does RC electric Tech and General Aviation Tech come together?  Late in October 2011, a group of German tinkerers successfully completed the world’s first manned flight with an electric-powered “multi-copter.” With 16 redundent motors and rotors, the pilot sits atop the machine and controls it with an RC transmitter. The one-minute-and-30-second flight was proof of […]
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Unmanned Flight Rules on Hold with FAA

Unmanned Flight Rules on Hold with FAA

As of October 18, 2011 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Program Office (UAPO) has put on hold their decision as to the need to adjust any of the previous Advisory Circular 91-57 issued in June of 1981.  At this point it could be February 2012 before we have a proposed rule.  The advisory […]
Sneak peek: KMP L-4 Grasshopper

Sneak peek: KMP L-4 Grasshopper

Constructed of lite-ply and balsa, this IMAA-legal L-4 Grasshopper from Kondor Model Products is a simple semi-scale version of an aircraft operated by Thomas S. Damm, an airline captain in Denmark. It is expertly covered and painted at the factory in an authentic flat olive drab and has a great overall finish. Included in the […]
Harry Higley books & gear now available from Sullivan Products

Harry Higley books & gear now available from Sullivan Products

The popular line of Harry Higley books, tools and accessories was just acquired by another RC mainstay, Sullivan Products. In a recent press release, Sullivan notes: “It is our plan to replace [Harry Higley] inventory and expand the product line as soon as we can.  We will take over the website and give a major […]
Seagull Models PC9, our latest review

Seagull Models PC9, our latest review

The Seagull Models PC9 is a scale beauty that you will want to own, this is one of our newest review planes and it will soon be appearing in Model Airplane News.  Watch the video and see what our reviewer Michael York has to say about this great looking plane. We are sure that you […]
AeroWorks P-51 converted over to a Red Tail Tuskegee Fighter; Part 2

AeroWorks P-51 converted over to a Red Tail Tuskegee Fighter; Part 2

Are you looking to do a little ARF kit bashing?  Check out what I did to the AeroWorks P-51 in this how-to video on my conversion from the Excalibur Mustang to the Tuskegee Red Tailed Mustang.  I show you how to use easily available material to do cosmetic surgery and create the plane design you […]
Hangar 9 30CC P47

Hangar 9 30CC P47

Check out this video of the Hangar 9 giant scale 30CC P47. Model Airplane News editor Debra Cleghorn gets the low down in this video interview. Click the video below to view. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_7z872543″ width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
Great Planes Mr. Mulligan MAN Review Coming Soon!

Great Planes Mr. Mulligan MAN Review Coming Soon!

What do you do when nobody is going to the field on a beautiful sunny clear fall day because of the wind? Well, if you’re not faint of heart and you have a buddy willing to go….you go test fly your newest airplane! That’s exactly what we did with my new Great Planes Mr Mulligan […]
House of Balsa Electric Commander: MAN Review & Video

House of Balsa Electric Commander: MAN Review & Video

Built, and reviewed by Nick Ziroli Sr. in the February 2012 issue of MAN   When I think of or see an Aero Commander I can’t help thinking of Bob Hoover. He did an incredible air show routine with this rather large twin piston engine corporate airplane. Dead stick loop, 8 point roll and landing, […]
On this Day in Aviation History — November 2.

On this Day in Aviation History — November 2.

On this Day in Aviation History continues to be a popular addition to the MAN website. Here’s the latest noteworth events to happen in aviation.  1943: 75 Fifth Air Force B-25 Mitchells escorted by 80 P-38 Lightnings raid Rabaul, where they encounter the newly arrived Japanese carrier aircraft and lose nine B-25s and 10 P-38s shot down. […]
Hitec X4 AC Plus charger in for review

Hitec X4 AC Plus charger in for review

We have a charger review coming up in Electric Flight Magazine and we were lucky enough to get in the new X4 AC charger from Hitec. I have to say they raised the bar on this one.  This compact charger has battery management and integral balancer features on each of the four identical and independent […]
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