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Workshop Build-Along–Alien Aircraft Taylorcraft–Part 3

Apr 26, 2013 No Comments

Installment No. 3. The Taylorcraft build-along is making great progress and the construction of this laser cut kit from Alien Aircraft  continues to be straightforward and easy. Stabilizer is nearing completion. We’ve moved the stabilizer forward about 3/8 of an inch by notching it in the center front. This moved the hingeline forward making it easier to [...]

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25th Annual Top Gun Scale Invitational starts in one week!

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments

Be there or Be Square! Top Gun 2013 Invitational is exactly what the name says. It is the best of the best by invitation only competing for over $25,000 in cash and prizes, and to see who may acquire the title of “Mr. Top Gun”. There are also numerous awards of excellence given out each [...]

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Toledo Show Winners — Amazing Models from 2013

Apr 24, 2013 No Comments

  We got the final official standings and they are listed here along with some photos courtesy of the hosts of the Toledo show, the Weak Signals RC club. And the Winners are… Best of Show First Place TBM3E AVENGER PETER HOWE BURLINGTON,ONTARIO CANADA Best Finish Film First Place AKRO – JET KEITH SHAW ANN [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Ground-Pounding P-47

Apr 24, 2013 1 Comment

Brian O’Meara has been practicing for his return to Pro Am Pro with his monstrous 1/3-scale P-47, and Tony Quist captured these action shots. This Thunderbolt has a 144-inch span and is powered by a ZDZ 420cc 4-cylinder engine spinning a Bold 38×13 prop. The bombs are 7 inches in diameter! Brian notes that he [...]

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On the skids? How to fix adverse yaw

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Adverse yaw is an inherent opposite yaw or skid that occurs with aileron deflections. A positive angle of attack is generally required to produce the wing lift needed to keep an airplane in the air. When the ailerons are deflected at a positive angle of attack, the down aileron presents a wider frontal cross section, [...]

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New development in VTOL design

Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Combining the hovering capability of a helicopter with the high-speed, long-range flight capabilities of a fixed-wing aircraft has intrigued engineers for decades. The Australian company StopRotor Technology has a new approach: their Hybrid RotorWing design concept has a main rotor that switches from fixed rotor to fixed wing in mid air. According to Gizmag’s Jan Bellezina, “The Hybrid [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Last Mission for this Messerschmitt

Apr 23, 2013 1 Comment

A regular at the Top Gun Scale Invitational is Jeff Foley with his well proven weapon of choice his own-designed Messerschmitt Bf-109E-7. Jeff placed third in the Masters class last year. An earlier version of Jeff’s Luftwaffe iconic fighter won Two Mr. Top Gun titles in 2000 & 2003, as well as five wins in the [...]

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The Radio Control Show [Episode 207]

Apr 22, 2013 No Comments

In this week’s Radio Control Show, Mike Greenshields of Airtronics gives us the scoop on the latest radio in their lineup, the SD-10GS. We also have some amazing in-flight, FPV footage of multiple aircraft in flight and more! Watch Below:

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