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 [...]
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 [...]
Since we published our February 2012 issue of MAN with our Red Tails Mustang on the cover, we’ve been receiving a ton of email from readers telling us about their love the Red Tail Mustang. Our issue featured a How To article by Sr. West Coast editor John Reid showing how he converted his giant [...]
Recently I started preparing my ASM Lancaster for a big event we have coming up at the end of January in Arizona. The Arizona Electric Festival is a gathering of electric pilots from around the Southwest meeting at one place to show off their latest electric endeavor. This year I plan to take the Lancaster [...]