Online Exclusives

Engine and Firewall Setups — Tips for Down and Side Thrust

Oct 23, 2012 15 Comments

A very important thing to consider whenever building a giant scale airplane is to set the engine’s down- and side-thrust according to the instructions. With my current project, a 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane that I am building from the new Balsa USA kit, the instructions state to include 2 degrees of down and two degrees of [...]

Read more

Cox Models Sky Ranger & Extra 300–Online review

Jun 16, 2011 6 Comments

Reviewer Mike Gantt notes that this pair of flyers offers “micro fun with a huge side of coolness!” If you’re looking for fly-anywhere, anytime aircraft, you can’t go wrong with one of these micro flyers from Cox. Check out the full online review! Micro model airplanes are getting better with every release, and when I [...]

Read more

Epilog Zing 24 40Watt Laser Cutter Review

May 18, 2011 15 Comments

Online Exclusive Product Review: Epilog 40Watt Zing 24 Laser Cutter By: Gerry Yarrish Our RC hobby is a tool and workbench kind of activity. Once beyond the basics modelers begin to invest more time and effort with their models. Steadily a lifelong collection of tools develops. From specialty mini clamps, razor planes and X-Acto knives, to [...]

Read more

So you think you want to built it big…

Mar 28, 2011 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: This article is from the Model Airplane News “Classic Article” Archive. Greg wrote the January 1998 “Scale Techniques” column and his process is as timely today as it was when it was first written. Watch for more “Classic Articles” on the online Members’ Only section. SO YOU WANT TO BUILD IT BIG! —Advice for Enlarging RC Model [...]

Read more

Meister Scale Giant Scale P-47 Thunderbolt

Mar 25, 2011 4 Comments

(Above) Authors Jerry Smith and Pedro Sanchez kneel beside the Meister Scale P-47, a great flying warbird. MEISTER SCALE P-47 THUNDERBOLT Text and Photos by Jerry Smith and Pedro Sanchez The P-47 was first introduced in the European theater in 1942 along with the 56th Fighter Group stationed in Boxted, England.  It was also in [...]

Read more

If it ain’t a Pitts, it ain’t an Airplane!

Mar 21, 2011 No Comments

                                                             If it ain’t a Pitts, it ain’t an airplane! by BUDD DAVISSON photos by Norm Feltwell & Budd Davisson   Close your eyes and try to [...]

Read more

Slope Soaring Jets!

Mar 18, 2011 No Comments

                            Slope Soaring Jets by Dave Garwood    Do you like models of jet aircraft? Did you know you can fly a model of a jet without the a ducted fan or a turbine propulsion system? If this sounds good to you, welcome to the world [...]

Read more

Warbird Rebuild—Skyshark ARF P-40N

Mar 15, 2011 3 Comments

    Warbird Rebuild—Skyshark ARF P-40N Repairs on the Cheap! By:  Michael C. Gross Photos by: Marshal Gross & Michael C. Gross     It is quite exhilarating to make a low high-speed pass with a warbird at Warbirds Over Delaware, until you pull out in a hard bank and realize your propeller is no [...]

Read more
Copyright © 2014 Air Age Media. All rights reserved.