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Scale Corsair Tailwheels, Earl Aune Scale Upgrade

Jun 21, 2012 12 Comments

During my continuing build of the new Top Flite F4U Corsair ARF, I have received several emails and comments about the project and some of the scale Add-ons I intend to include. One in particular came from my good friend and scale modeler, Earl Aune.   (Above) Gear Extended   (Above) Gear in the retracted [...]

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The END of scale modeling?

Jun 20, 2012 23 Comments

Just had an interesting, if not enlightening, discussion with an aftermarket component supplier to the R/C marketplace. We were talking about how so many of the products today are flat out foreign copies of previously American developed and produced commodities. I expressed my belief that I thought the practice was wrong but domestic manufacturers were virtually powerless [...]

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RotoFlow Fuel Systems

Jun 20, 2012 8 Comments

– Go With the Flow! Not every day something comes along that’s truly new.  RC Fuel Tanks haven’t changed in decades and we all deal with the same old problems of leaks and misplaced clunks after a hard landing! The new RotoFlow Fuel system from JL power Products is tryly revolutionary with its internal clunkless [...]

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September 2012 Electric Flight magazine on sale now. Check out some photos on the members site.

Jun 20, 2012 No Comments

Kondor Models Products P-51D Mustang, Blade 450 X, BH Models Landscape

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X-37B Secret Space Plane Video

Jun 20, 2012 11 Comments

The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B unmanned space plane returned to Earth last week after 15 months in orbit on a mystery mission! The Air Force released a video (below) that was partially shot in infrared. The X-37B landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base.      

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Aerobeez Sbach 300, First Look!

Jun 19, 2012 4 Comments

That’s right we got our hands on this great looking aerobat from Aerobeez, the Sbach 300.  Our frequent contributor Mike Gantt put it through the ringer to see just how well this bird flies.  Mike had nothing but good things to say about this great looking plane, check out his complete review in Model Airplane [...]

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New Aerobatic Champions Crowned at XFC!

Jun 18, 2012 2 Comments

The dust has cleared at the Futaba Extreme Flight Championships, and six plane and heli pilots have earned the title of aerobatic champion! At XFC, competitors fly freestyle sequences choreographed to music and incorporate known and unknown aerobatic maneuvers. Contributor Mark Fadely was on hand and took these photos and videos for Model Airplane News. [...]

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The Radio Control Show 163

Jun 15, 2012 No Comments

Don’t miss this week’s episode of The Radio Control Show! We take a look at some amazing quadcopter footage, the Alien Aircraft Extra 300, give away special deals, and much more. Watch the full episode in the player below:

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