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Airplane of the Year!

Mar 31, 2011 No Comments

Voted the best plane for 2010 at the RCX show, the Top Flite Giant Scale P-40 Warhawk is a real winner on all fronts!

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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 [...]

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Vailly Aviation 1/3-scale Bird Dog

Mar 28, 2011 No Comments

  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: [...]

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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 [...]

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CARF P-47 Thunderbolt

Mar 22, 2011 No Comments

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.

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Aeroworks North American P-51 Mustang

Mar 14, 2011 2 Comments

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 [...]

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