Gigantic 17-foot RC Dambuster!

Nov 25, 2015 No Comments by

One thing is for sure, the UK has a rich and exciting aviation history especially when it comes to WW2. One of the most famous missions flown by the RAF involved the 4-engine Avro Lancasters that flew Dam Busting missions in Germany. It is no wonder that RC builders and pilots reproduce giant scale RC [...]

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Mastering Inverted Flight

Nov 20, 2015 1 Comment by

Flying inverted can be tricky, but veteran pilot (and full-scale aerobatic instructor) Aaron Ham shows how it’s done in this video, which he made while reviewing the Aeroworks 30cc Ultimate Biplane. MAN Contributor Aaron Ham tweaks his engine before another inverted flight demo flight. One of the most important tricks is to figure out how much forward stick [...]

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Customize Your ARF: Scale Tips & Tricks

Nov 11, 2015 No Comments by

It’s early Sunday morning. You stayed up late finishing your new ARF warbird last night, and you’re raring to get to the field to collect all the “Oohs,” “Aahs” and accolades that come with the unveiling of a new model. En route, you plan your strategy: choose a spot in the pits that’s accessible to [...]

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Exclusive Sneak Peek — Hangar 9 60cc P3 Revolution Biplane

Oct 27, 2015 1 Comment by

Designed by Horizon Hobby’s Mike McConville and based on Skip Stewart’s yet to be completed all-composite P3 aerobatic biplane, the new P3 Revolution from Hangar 9 is a giant scale firecracker! To be featured in our upcoming February issue of MAN, contributor Rick Bell puts this amazing and cutting-edge aerobatic machine through its paces! Specs are: Wingspan: [...]

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1/3-scale Fokker Triplane Flight Report — Sneak Peek

Oct 16, 2015 No Comments by

Soon to be published in our upcoming February 2016 issue of MAN, here’s a sneak peak of Balsa USA giant scale Fokker Triplane kit review, by editor, Gerry Yarrish. Video Courtesy of Ron Prestin One of my all-time favorite airplanes is the Fokker triplane. First seeing action in 1917, the Fokker Dr.1 (tridecker), was a [...]

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3D Printing for Scale Airplanes

Oct 07, 2015 2 Comments by

OK, I could have gotten a lot more attention by titling this post “3D Printing Bombs” but I did not want the FBI coming to the MAN office. With today’s amazing new technologies seeming to be absolutely like magic, I decided to try out one of the several new 3D companies that offer services online. [...]

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Sopwith Camel — Video Sneak Peek

Sep 24, 2015 No Comments

Featured in the upcoming December 2015 issue of MAN, the newest construction article is for editor Gerry Yarrish’s 1/4-scale Sopwith Camel. Designed with CAD and featuring laser cut parts (also available), this WW1 classic is sport scale and it has excellent flight stability and performance. It has an 84 inch span and is powered by [...]

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Sneak Peek — Lowers-Minges LM-1 Reno Racer

Sep 24, 2015 2 Comments

Designed and built for a MAN construction article by Mark Rittinger, the LM-1 racer was the winner of the Designer Scale category at the Toledo RC Expo and trade show. The detailed construction article will be in the January 2016 issue of MAN so stay tuned for more. Here’s what Mark had to say about [...]

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