Now you can access your favorite RC magazine on your iPad or iPhone! We are happy to announce that the Model Airplane News app is live in the Apple iTunes App Store! Download the free app to view thumbnails of the most recent covers and view the tables of contents; get full access to issues with […]
Well, I hear that there is a new employee coming into the office! Hurry! Bad news is I have to clean up the other cubical I stole storage room from! Here a pix on my work place enviroment! I need a storage closet!
The new George Lucas film “Red Tails” a film about the WW2 Tuskegee Airman, is still several months away from release and already there’s a wave of “Pros and Cons” about whether people will want to go and see it or not because of all the hype! Let’s face it Hollywood has produced some really amazing and entertaining films […]
Good engine performance and reliable starts depend on a properly installed and maintained fuel system. When you think about it, RC model airplanes rely on two basic systems to fly, the radio system and the power system. Whether you have a nitro burning glow engine or a high octane gasoline sipping power plane, if your engine […]
Cool! Disney has launched the first teaser trailer for Planes, their upcoming Cars spin-off focusing on the planes from that world. This isn’t another full Pixar film or even a short film, instead it’s a straight-to-DVD spin-off for Disney to sell to younger audiences, as young kids totally love the Cars universe. The trailer […]
It seems every time I check the mail room, there’s a box waiting for me from the folks at Horizon Hobby Dist. This time I opened up the box for the new UM F-27Q Stryker 180 BNF a smaller version of the popular Stryker F-27Q. With all the same great features and awesome flight performance […]
Here’s a little fun in-the-cockpit video I shot with the new ParkZone SE5a. This is really a great flying and very rugged, nicely sized WW1 airplane. It’s big wheels make flying off of not perfectly cut grass a piece of cake! Enjoy! (yes it was a rather windy day! so I hope you don’t get […]
Hovering in an office near you! Blade Scout CX Micro Indoor Heli Wow. We just got this cute little hover machine in the office for review and it is now the hot topic at the water cooler! By that I mean you can land on top of the water cooler with out even trying! It […]
We just got the new Royal Aircraft Factory SE5a in the office for review! This is a handsome, WW1 Bristish Scout / fighter is a relatively large molded foam ARF and it goes together in almost no time! It has a slew of formed plastic parts and it really is well put together. It is sure […]
I was very busy making sure everyone was having a good time so I was not able to get as many photos as I usually would. Thanks go out to John Philbrick for helping out with the camera duties this year. John got these and other Big Biplane Bash pix! And special thanks to my […]
I love it when a plan comes together. Yesterday I spent the day at the Southbury Flying field and we shot pix and video for three airplanes! We flew the ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX, the Flyzone FW-190 and the awesome Bandit from Precision Aerobatics! And i didn’t hurt any of them in the process. Here […]
Well, the 2011 version of the Central Connecticut RC Club’s Big Biplane Bash all-biplane event is now history! Even though there was rain in the early AM setup time. The wet weather held off and we enjoyed a high, solid overcast that could not dampen the spirits of the 23 pilots that did showed up. Usually, the event draws […]
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