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 [...]
Roy Vaillancourt’s 1/4- and 1/5-scale L-19 Bird Dogs have already proven to be popular scale builds, and now this warbird is available in an even bigger scale! This 147-inch-span model is designed to be powered by a 75 to 150cc engine and weigh 40 to 60 pounds. Here’s the press release from Vailly Aviation: [...]
(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 [...]
This new Razorback is designed to impress! From its composite construction to its aluminum finish, this P-47 is intended for scale modelers. It’s designed for a Moki 250 radial engine and 4-blade prop, and all-American-made landing gear is available. This 110-inch-span aircraft costs $3290; for more information go to www.carf-models.com.
By Fred Culbertson I have always had a special interest in WW II fighter aircraft. This dates back to my first encounter with the Mustang flown at the first airshow I attended with my father in 1968 at McCoy Air Force Base (now Orlando International Airport). Although the SR 71 and the F-4 Phantom seemed [...]