Test Flight Photos Sopwith Camel

Jun 23, 2015 No Comments
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Rutan RC Prototype Models to fly demos at RCX!

May 11, 2015 No Comments

Join us at RCX in Costa Mesa, CA this weekend and see the Rutan RC prototypes in flight! The scale SpaceShip One and White Knight models will be on display in the AMA booth, and Dan Kreigh from RutanRC and Scaled Composites will be flying the demos on Saturday. See you on the flightline! (Get [...]

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RC Workshop Tips: Secure Servos

Mar 02, 2015 14 Comments

Model Airplane News readers are an innovative bunch, and they’re always coming up with ways to make their models better while saving time and money. Here are two workshop secrets for ensuring secure servos, every time! Secure servo connections When you install servos in a wing or fuselage and use long servo extension leads, the connector between [...]

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AH-56 Cheyenne Project – Part 3 – Powertrain and Cyclic Servos

Jan 21, 2015 No Comments

Here we continue my Cheyenne scale heli project, introduced here.  The construction of the complex tail unit was covered here.   MAIN GEAR AND CYCLIC SERVOS: While I had good reasons to choose the Blade 600 X for my mechanics, there was one feature of this particular heli that cost me some extra work. You [...]

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Jan 16, 2015 No Comments
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Hangar 9 Spitfire ARF 30cc modifications

Jan 11, 2015 No Comments

The Hangar 9 Spitfire Mk IXc ARF is an excellent model.  Built following the instructions it will be an excellent aircraft you’ll enjoy flying for many years.  To add a little personal touch and enhance some of the scale detail I added a few modifications to the kit.  They are not intended to be exact [...]

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Jan 11, 2015 2 Comments

        Recently, I took a look at a few known International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) programs and came across an interesting maneuver that serves as a great building block for other, more intricate, maneuvers. The 3-roll 270-degree rolling circle is maneuver four in the 2011 Advanced Class program. Many pilots claim to [...]

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How to: Add Square Checkerboards

Dec 17, 2014 8 Comments

This simple design can have a big impact on your aircraft’s color scheme! We start the same way by spraying the glass with window cleaner, then removing the backing from the Ultracote and then pressing it down on the glass.  This will keep the covering in place while cutting out the checkerboard. Lay down a ruler [...]

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