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Nitromethane Bonus Material

Jun 18, 2009 1 Comment

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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ElectriFly Sukhoi

Jun 08, 2009 No Comments
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Homebuilt Materials List and Photos

Jun 08, 2009 No Comments

 

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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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XeroGear LED Night Flight Lighting Systems

May 21, 2009 No Comments

These impressive Stick-on LED light tapes are super easy to install on any model with a smooth, clean surface. Also, if you are in the middle of building your plane, you can install these light tapes within the model’s wing and fuselage structures. The lights are so bright they easily shine through to illuminate the [...]

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