Flying Vector Kites is a remote-control experience like no other Author: Mike Gantt (See more photos below) “Flying things come in all shapes and sizes,” and as a model aircraft reviewer, I can tell you that statement is beyond true. From giant-scale to micro planes and helicopters, birds (or ornithopters), lawn mowers, cars and boats, [...]
A lot of scale looks for little effort!
By Jerry Smith Building my House of Balsa Schoolyard Spacewalker was great fun. The laser-cut parts fit perfectly, and assembly was fast. Although it was designed for a small glow engine, I decided to modify and power it with electric using a Torque 930 motor, 35A ESC and a 1350mAh 3-cell LiPo battery. When it [...]
by Joseph Pennisi (see figures and photos below) Back in the saddle again I have been retired from engineering for about 10 years, and I finally dug out the old RC stuff. Yep, I have been dragging it around for 40 years or more. Along with sorting through the old stuff, I have been poring [...]
What’s black and white and camouflaged all over? A discussion about scale color documentation– by Simon Delaney The addition of extra cable TV channels over the past few years has meant that you can watch all sorts of aviation documentaries and more are being produced all the time. The History Channel is full of vintage aircraft footage [...]