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Flyzone Fokker Dr.1

Flyzone Fokker Dr.1

Follow in the foot steps of Manfred von Richthofen and become the “Ace-of-Aces” any time, anywhere with the micro Flyzone Fokker Dr.1!  With its compact 14.1-inch wingspan, the Fokker Dr.1 is at home in a gym as it is in a backyard and because everything is included, just charge the pack and go. It can […]
Improving your Knife-Edge flight

Improving your Knife-Edge flight

In this video, we show you How-to-mix the Rudder to the Elevator for smoother knife –edge flight.  This simple mix will keep your plane tracking straight down the runway so that it will not pull toward the canopy or the gears.  [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_tpp0ghcr” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
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Flooded flying field? Post your photos!

Flooded flying field? Post your photos!

How did your East Coast flying field fare after Irene? Post your photos to our Facebook page and you could win a consolation prize: a copy of our newest hard-cover book, Precision Aerobatics. Good luck!
RCGF 111cc Gas Twin

RCGF 111cc Gas Twin

This new RCGF 111CC gasoline engine produces 11.2hp and can turn an 27×10 propeller at 6200 rpm, so it’s ideal for your 33- to 40-percent aircraft. RCGF engines are known worldwide for their high quality, power and customer support. All engines come with prop adapter, muffler, motor standoff, spark plug, electronic CDI ignition and a two year […]
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Safety arming switch, Battery setup

Safety arming switch, Battery setup

    Here is a simple way to safely install your battery without arming the ESC until you get to the flight line.  This is a simple set-up to install and these switches are made by a number of manufactures and easily available.

Interview with Lieutenant Colonel Marc Sasseville

[kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_sx4ehxju” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] Four pilots with the District of Columbia Air National Guard (DCANG) at Andrews Air Force Base, near Washington, finally receive authorization to get airborne on 9/11 in their fighter jets, and are given instructions on their mission. Read the article, “Land Now!” in the October 2011 issue […]
Big Jolt Video coverage

Big Jolt Video coverage

Model Airplane News editor John Reid reporting from Big Jolt 2011 [kaltura-playlist-widget entryid=0_bmbcyt8c size=regular sort=date /]
Flight Technique: Harness the Wind

Flight Technique: Harness the Wind

Dave Garwood Slope flying for electric pilots Have you ever tried flying an electric-powered model in slope lift? Slope flying has been compared to motorcycle riding, with the wind blowing your hair back, big easy view of the open sky, and bugs on your teeth from the huge grin on your face. You are already […]
Sneak peek: Visiting Hitec RCD

Sneak peek: Visiting Hitec RCD

An inside look at this local hub serving all of the U.S. Recently, I traveled to the Hitec warehouse located in Poway, CA, to visit our good friends Mike Mayberry and Shawn Spiker. These two guys are very well known in the RC community because they attend many events throughout the country during the year. […]
IRCHA 2011 – Video Coverage

IRCHA 2011 – Video Coverage

Video coverage from the 2011 IRCHA event. [kaltura-playlist-widget entryid=0_tbigs3zd size=regular sort=preset /]
Last Shuttle launch, up close and personal

Last Shuttle launch, up close and personal

When I was young, I was swept up and inspired by the space program. I remember John Glenn’s first orbital Mercury flight (I was six years old). I grew older with Gemini and Apollo, my parents allowing me to stay home from school on most launch days. I was 13 when astronauts first walked on […]
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