From the March 2012 issue of Electric Flight Magazine. By Dan Savage The F-4 Phantom II needs no introduction here. Like the Piper Cub, P-51 Mustang and F-86 Sabre Jet, it is one of those airplanes with a long and storied career. My desire to build an F-4 came from watching my brother Daren fly […]
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 […]
Don’t miss this week’s The Radio Control Show holiday special where we take a look at the SE5a Scout ARF from ParkZone , ROT (rocket-assisted take off), some funny holiday antics, and much more. Check in every week right here on modelairplanenews.com for a new episode. Click the video player below to watch episode 138!
Many flyer like using Li-po or LiFe battery in their aircraft because they are light weight and have a much higher capacity then NiCad and NiMh batteries. Spektrum has responded to this need with a new line of High voltage servos. Two of the newest are the A6110 High-Voltage Standard Servo and the 7030 HV […]
If you fly giant scale gas powered RC airplanes, and who doesn’t?, you know the importance of keeping your fuel clean. Designed to work with the BLITZ brand gasoline cans (available at Wal-Mart and other hardware stores,) the new Fox “Fuel Can Topper” kit is a great way to keep your supply of fuel clean […]
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Are you ready to get organized? If you are serious about modeling you know you need hardware and small fasteners (Screws, Nuts, Washer, Bolts, etc.,) to properly build your RC models. But going to the local hardware store or hobby shop can get a little expensive when buying specialty hardware. RTL is a great source […]
1988: Pan American World Airways (Pan-Am) Boeing 747 ‘Maid of the Seas’ is destroyed in mid-air by a terrorist bomb over the Scottish town of Lockerbie. 243 passengers, 16 crew and 11 people on the ground are killed. 1982: The last V-bomber squadron of Britain’s RAF 44 is disbanded at Waddington, Lincolnshire. […]
The Headlines Read: Dec. 16 — NASA powered down the space shuttle Discovery for a final time Friday, more than 28 years after the agency’s retired fleet leader first came alive, the Discovery space transport vehicle was “unplugged” inside Orbiter Processing Facility-1 (OPF-1) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. With the official ending of […]
What a great way to end the year than with an exclusive MAN & Electric Flight Magazine Online Warbirds Roundup! During 2011 we have reviewed some of the nicest WW2 fighter aircraft in both Kit form and ARF. From Giant Scale to Park Flyer all have been excellent products and all really get the goosebumps […]
Sean Curry has been flying a beautiful giant scale OV-10 Bronco at several RC Warbird events and fly ins and he always draws attention. Besides being an impressive twin, this monster is also electric powered and it has amazing sound and performance. Recently, MAN contributor Rich Uravitch caught up with Sean at the 2011 […]
Just posted on the Model Airplane News Members website is a new exclusive buildalong from MAN contributor Dave Johnson’s workshop. Showing the first few snapshots of Dave’s wing construction for the Balsa USA triplane, this page will be updated throughout his build showing in detail how this impressive WW I giant goes together! Go to […]