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Lighting up the Glowdog

Jan 22, 2010 No Comments

–How to install the onboard LED lighting system By Keith “Sparky” Sparks    More photos below   Flying model planes at night was not very practical at most flying fields until the quiet powered electric models became popular. These smaller models have created a new market for ready to install lighting equipment. However, with a [...]

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UAVs in Action

Jan 20, 2010 No Comments

Our April 2010 issue of MAN featured an article written by Sr. Tech. Editor Gerry Yarrish entitled, “UAVs in Action” RC in Uniform—our Military’s Warbirds without Pilots. We only had so much room in the magazine for the printed article so some of the specs and photos had to be cut. This impressive online revisit of [...]

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SAPAC SAAB JAS-39 Gripen

Dec 28, 2009 No Comments

By Mark Ronge See Photos Below The JAS Gripen is an aircraft not commonly modeled, which makes SAPAC’s version all the more enjoyable to own. A Swedish-developed aircraft, the Gripen was designed in place of purchasing popular American F-16 and F-16 fighters. The Gripen is still being improved to this day; in fact, last year, [...]

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Power Line Hobbies U.S. Army Bird Dog

Dec 17, 2009 No Comments

This fast-building favorite is “spot” on! By Mike Gantt See Photos Below While at the RCX show this year I came across an interesting warbird subject from Power Line Hobbies, the U.S. Army Bird Dog. Also known as the L-19 and the O-1, this plane was built by Cessna way back in the late 1940s. [...]

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A Plane with a View

Dec 01, 2009 No Comments

By Kyle Matthew Photos by Laurel Matthew (see below) Have you ever been flying your airplane and thought to yourself, what a spectacular view it must be from up there. Now you can see for yourself! First Person View, FPV for short, is defined as remotely controlling a model aircraft by the pilot in command [...]

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New Polyquest XF packs

Dec 01, 2009 No Comments

 New Polyquest XF packs: 45C discharge, 5C charge By Adrián Muiño The LiPo technology has taken another big step and now we can enjoy packs rated at 45C or more. I have been testing the new Polyquest XF 45C packs over three platforms and here are the results. The packs The packs come with the [...]

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JETPOWER FAIR 2009

Dec 01, 2009 No Comments

By Andreas Kanonenberg Interview with Winfried Ohlgart (see photos below) Winfried Ohlgart has become the godfather of jet modeling worldwide. Wherever jets are flown, people know his name. He’s the editor in chief of JetPower magazine, one of the two publications dedicated exclusively to the needs and interests of jet modelers. Ohlgart is also one [...]

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CHANGING THE COMPOSITION OF FUEL

Nov 11, 2009 No Comments

By Dave Gierke Occasionally, you may want to change the component percentage of an existing fuel, such as increasing its castor oil content. This would be advantageous for the break-in and normal operation of certain engine types (e.g., ringless iron/steel pistons/cylinders; plain-bearing crankshaft support). What are the requirements? You must know the existing oil percentage, [...]

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