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Fly-Fly Models DG-1000

Jun 18, 2009 No Comments

Author: Adrian Muiño“DG Flugzeugbau GmbH” is a manufacturer of sailplanes founded in the 1970s and based in Germany. In July 2000, they commemorated their 25th anniversary with the debut of their new creation: the DG-1000. It was the evolution of the three previous DG models. The DG-1000 is a two-seat glider with a maximum speed [...]

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Nitromethane Bonus Material

Jun 18, 2009 No Comments

By Dave Gierke The Dooling Brothers reported a 1,500rpm increase in shaft speed when using Arden’s Formula B compared with the standard mix of methanol and castor oil. The engine, a .61ci-displacement, single cylinder unit, produced 1.5 bhp at 15,600rpm on the methanol/castor oil fuel; since the engine speeded-up to 17,100rpm with the same propeller, [...]

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Cessna 310B Songbird

Jun 16, 2009 No Comments

Sky King Twin Reborn— “Out of the clear blue of the Western skies comes… Sky King!” How many of you remember this vintage TV show? This 1950s melodrama was a popular adventure series featuring a rancher/cowboy from Arizona named Schuyler King who was also an airplane pilot. Sky King dealt with the bad guys while [...]

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Predator Review

Jun 08, 2009 No Comments

 When Jimmie Wade met Mark Grohe at 2dogrc.com both were committed to designing airplanes.  It did not take them long though to make changes to the previously hybridized, all-Depron Jimmie Wade Challenger offered by 2DogRC. Through those changes, they created the all 6mm EPP Predator. For both of them, EPP proved to be a material [...]

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Pilot Report: E-flite mCX S300

Jun 03, 2009 No Comments

By Paul Onorato Right on the heels of the successful, ultra-micro E-flite Blade mCX comes the realistic-looking Blade mCX S300. It comes with all the same great features found on the original Blade mCX, but features a scale body molded after a full- size Schweizer 300C helicopter complete with accurate-looking paint scheme. It comes out [...]

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The First Top Gun Winner

May 21, 2009 1 Comment

Mr. Top Gun #1—Bob Fiorenze 1989 Bob Fiorenze built his magnificent McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet starting with a pre-production Yellow Aircraft kit, and it took about six months worth of 14-hours-a-day effort to complete. It’s just over 8-feet long with a 6-foot wingspan, weighs 27 pounds and was powered by a pair of Dynamax fans [...]

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