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New for Members Only: Lyle Vasser–Pilot Maker

Oct 14, 2011 No Comments

We just posted more  exclusive online contect in our “Members Only” section of the MAN website. This time it’s a one-on-one interview with our Guru Scale Pilot Figure guy, the talented Lyle Vasser. Lyle is also the owner/operator of “Best Pilots” one of the very best sources for serious scale pilot figures for your scale [...]

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On this Day in Aviation History — October 14

Oct 14, 2011 No Comments

     1968: The first live telecast from a staffed U.S. spacecraft was transmitted from Apollo 7. The flight was the first manned mission in the American Apollo space program, and the first manned U.S. space flight after the cabin fire that killed the crew of what was to have been the first manned mission, [...]

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Micro RC Springfield Bulldog — Col. Bob Thacker’s first electric RC adventure!

Oct 13, 2011 6 Comments

 Talk about a thrill. It’s early 1930’s: you’re crazy about airplanes and the Cleveland Air Races are on! Your favorite racer is going strong—it’s the Springfield Bulldog… Yes, you are trying to build Cleveland’s one inch to the foot scale rubber powered wind-up model, but it was really too much. The difficulty was beyond me. I [...]

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2011 Jet World Masters 2-Disc Set — SKS Video Productions

Oct 12, 2011 No Comments

This first class international event was held at the historic National Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio, making it to the USA for first time. Dozens of pilots and their support crews converged on the Dayton location to vie for the top position of Jet World Champion. The technology and scale realism of these [...]

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ENYA’s 180X-GS Gas/Glow Engine– A closer look

Oct 12, 2011 2 Comments

“Engine Clinic” columnist Clarence Lee shares news about this intriguing new powerplant in his upcoming column; here’s a sneak peek! During and following WW II, I spent seven and a half years as an Army Air Corps/Force pilot. During this period I had the occasion to fly a variety of multi-engine aircraft. Many of the [...]

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Pilot Projects Needed!

Oct 11, 2011 2 Comments

Send us a photo and description of your latest project and you could win a free Model Airplane News baseball cap, a Flash Glue kit and (most important of all!) bragging rights at the field. Just email your high-res photo (300 dpi), info and mailing address to man@airage.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

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The Radio Control Show 127

Oct 10, 2011 No Comments

This week’s show has incredible first-person-view footage from a sailplane flying over the Alps and a first look at our flight test of the new Bind-N-Fly ParkZone Spitfire, and much more! CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE EPISODE!

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Mountain Models HiperBipe

Oct 07, 2011 No Comments

Make this aerobatic park flyer your next building project! The 35.4-inch-span HiperBipe is easy to build and fun to fly, because it slows down well and does full aerobatics. The kit is fully engineered in 3D CAD, so its parts fit together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle. A complete hardware package is included, and all electronics [...]

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