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Precision Aerobatics Bandit- EXCLUSIVE REVIEW!

Oct 27, 2011 3 Comments

By Aaron Ham Let me start out first by saying this: If the designers at Precision Aerobatics decide to produce a full-scale Bandit, I would like to offer up my services as factory demo pilot. What a gorgeous-looking airplane it is! In my opinion, it is a cross between the MX Aircraft MXS-R and a [...]

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Gas Engine Basics

Oct 27, 2011 4 Comments

When you’re starting your gas engine, get into the habit of using the same procedure all the time so you can easily identify any problems that pop up. It’s important to always have a friend secure the airplane’s tail and make certain the prop bolts are tight. Switch the ignition circuit (kill switch) off, close [...]

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Proper servo setup techniques & programming tricks to fly like a pro

Oct 21, 2011 8 Comments

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS. After installing your servos according the manufacturer’s directions, you might find that when the servo arm is placed on the spline, it isn’t at a perfect right angle to the servo casing. Or, after you’ve hooked up the various linkages, you discover there is too much or not enough [...]

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Master the Stall Turn Thrust-Line Setup

Oct 21, 2011 3 Comments

Before you attempt the stall turn, take a moment to ensure that the motor thrust is properly set on your aircraft. Sometimes, manufacturers build what is called “right thrust” into the aircraft’s motor box. When you view your model from above, the spinner and propeller should be on the fuselage’s centerline, but the propeller may [...]

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ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX – Sneak Peek

Oct 21, 2011 No Comments

Here is an excerpt of a great review of the ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX that is going to be in the January 2012 issue of Electric Flight magazine. Used by several air forces in secondary roles up into the 1950s, the Supermarine Spitfire is forever linked to the Battle of Britain and is considered by [...]

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The Radio Control Show 128

Oct 14, 2011 No Comments

This week’s show features an interview with Model Airplane News contributor Aaron Ham as he discusses the similarities between a model Christen Eagle and his full-scale version, exciting footage of the Fire Scout, a new RC helicopter UAV, and much more! CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE SHOW

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