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The Iron Butterfly

Aug 27, 2009 No Comments

Pilot Project of the Month, November 2009 By Peter Donk (see photos below) I’m a member of the Genesee Valley Aero Modelers RC club in Honeoye, NY. I joined GVAM and the AMA in 2008 when I got back into the hobby after many years away from it. I got my feet wet again that [...]

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The First RC Transatlantic Crossing

Aug 27, 2009 No Comments

In the January 2004 issue of Model Airplane News, we featured this article about Maynard Hill and his record setting transatlantic crossing. His TAM 5 (Trans Atlaantic Model) flew 1,882 miles on less than a gallon of fuel. Click HERE to download the full article.

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XFC 2009

Aug 04, 2009 No Comments

PODCASTS: Click on the link to listen through your browser. To download the mp3 right-click the link and save the file.

From the 2009 Extreme Flight Championships (XFC)

Interview with Chris Fry

Interview with Chris Haas

Interview with Gabriel Altuz

Interview with Ido Segev

Interview with Jamie Hicks

Interview with Jamie Robertson

Interview with Jason Noll

Interview with Jason Danhakle

Interview with Mark Schneider

Interview with Matt Botos

Interview with Paul Westrich

Interview with RJ Gritter

Interview with Sean McMurtry

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The 41% Shoestring

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

By Joe Beshar Photos by Cindy Toth (see photos below) I always felt that the Shoestring in my model hangar was the best of all my models, having worn out at least six that were usually powered with a .91 4-stroke engine. They all flew with character, had a beautiful appearance and were a lot [...]

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Western States Electric Fly

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

      This year’s Western States Electric Fly was held at Apollo XI field in Encino, CA during the weekend of June 5-7, 2009. The event drew a crowd of over 1,000 with some 125+pilots. A large vendor area had many of the visitors perusing their goods throughout the three days.       Most of the three days [...]

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RCPowers MiG-31 Firefox

Jul 24, 2009 No Comments

By: Kyle MatthewPhotography by: Laurel Matthew Picture this: the year is 1982, and Clint Eastwood is retired Air Force ace pilot Mitchell Gant, tasked to steal a top secret Russian military jet. His target is the MiG-31 Firefox, whose weapons systems can be controlled through thought. Sure, the plot may be cheesy and the graphics [...]

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