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 [...]
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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From the 2009 Extreme Flight Championships (XFC)
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]