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Red Tails! Tuskegee Legends & Facts

Red Tails! Tuskegee Legends & Facts

The much anticipated movie about the  WW II Tuskegee Airmen, Red Tails, is opening today! Is it true that the famed squadron never lost a bomber? That they shot down the first German jet? Before you head to the theater, test your Tuskegee knowledge with these legends and facts.   Since the 1970s, several widely […]

The Futaba 18MZ – When only the best will do.

I have seen some magazine ads for the new Futaba 18MZ, but here is a link to a video that describes it even better.   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBotGm0-Y0M   There are certainly no shortages of radios on the market, but there is only one radio of this caliber. When I look at the 18MZ – I mean […]
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Master the Outside Loop

Master the Outside Loop

Just as in the traditional inside loop, smoothness, precision and geometry are the keys to success in performing the outside loop. To fly in a graceful manner, you’ll need to take advantage of your computer radio and fully utilize both dual rates and exponential. A traditional aerobatic model uses 12 degrees of elevator deflection, 30 […]
RotoFlow Fuel System

RotoFlow Fuel System

There have been a lot of improvement in both airplanes and helicopters throughout the years, but one area that has remained the same is the fuel tank. It seems I always have problems with leaks, poor fittings, broken fuel lines, etc. So, when I saw an ad for the RotoFlow Fuel System, I had to […]
WW II First Dogfights

3D Aerobatics Sweepstakes Rules

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES.A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE SWEEPSTAKES, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERM OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL […]
AS3X System: VIDEO INTERVIEW

AS3X System: VIDEO INTERVIEW

Model Airplane News’ Debra Cleghorn interviews Horizon Hobby on their new AS3X System. Click the video below to see the full interview.
Die Cast X Interviews Mario Andretti

Die Cast X Interviews Mario Andretti

He’s been dubbed “The Driver of the Century” – and with good reason. Mario Andretti’s name has been synonymous with speed, finesse, and tenacity since his early days as a dirt-track competitor in Pennsylvania. Now a spokesman for several popular automotive brands, and a multiple Hall of Fame honoree, Mario has been loaning his knowledge […]
Sneak peek: BH Models Aero Commander Shrike

Sneak peek: BH Models Aero Commander Shrike

BH Models has just released a beautiful 81-inch ARF of the Aero Commander Shrike. The roughly 1/7-scale twin is designed to be powered by two .46 2-stroke engines and comes complete with air operated, shock-absorbing retracts that not only cleans up the airframe, but brings out its great lines. Construction is traditional balsa and light-ply […]

It’s Swap Meet Time!

It seems the early part of the year around the midwest is the time for indoor swap meets.  These are a great time and if you thought you knew the wide variety of models and equipment you are mistaken.  I go to just see all the stuff people have.  One thing that always impresses me […]

MPI improves their Heavy Duty Charge Switch for LiFe

I have used MPI products for years and I know from experience they are always making improvements.  Their newest, to be released soon, is the 6272 MPI HD Charge switch w/ LED Indicator improved to accommodate LiFe batteries.  Their previous model was designed for LiPo and Li-ion cells at 7.4 volts.  The newest version will […]

Just fly for fun

I suppose I am spoiled as I live on 20 acres and have my own flying field.  I do my best to keep planes ready to fly and the other day I looked up and saw my trusty eFlite Alpha 450.  I grabbed a couple of batteries and walked to the runway.  It had been […]
Let’s Have Some Fun

Let’s Have Some Fun

The whole point is to have fun. Often we take our hobby to seriously. My self included. This article will be short and sweet. It’s about letting your imagination take over. Every time I try to  take a break a new inspiration hits me. The following pictures are just an example of this. I’ll give […]
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