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Toledo Show Model Airplane Winners

Toledo Show Model Airplane Winners

This past weekend we had an amazing time at the Toledo show, and saw some top notch models in the static competition. Some of the models on display we had been keeping track of while others were a pleasant surprise to see. All the entries were of the highest caliber and in some classes, the competition […]
Florida Jet Week — Special Award Winners

Florida Jet Week — Special Award Winners

Something new happened at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL this year that captured the attention of a lot of the RC jet modelers. It was a nearly week long gathering, at an excellent facility, of guys who just loved to build, fly and talk about, model jets of all shapes and sizes. It also clearly […]
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Road to Top Gun — Heavy-Metal Razorback!

Road to Top Gun — Heavy-Metal Razorback!

We just heard from Greg “Growler” Thomas of Las Vegas, NV who has teamed up as pilot with builder, Phil Smith of Montgomery, TX to compete this at Top Gun in the Team Scale category. The team earned their Top Gun spot by placing second the class at the U.S. Scale Masters in 2015. Phil Smith who is the builder and […]
Top Gun Invitation!

Top Gun Invitation!

Well, they said it would never happen, but for the very first time ever, a Model Airplane News editor, our own Gerry Yarrish, will be competing at the famous Top Gun Scale Invitational in Lakeland, FL. Hosted each year by Frank Tiano at his impressive Paradise Field event facility, Top Gun is the premier scale competition […]
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E-Power takes off at the 2015 NEAT Fair

E-Power takes off at the 2015 NEAT Fair

It’s been said that the only constant in life is change.  As sure as the summer changes into fall, for the past 16 years the NEAT Fair has been the electric RC enthusiast’s first sign of the harvest season.  The NEAT (Northeast Electric Aircraft Technology) Fair is the largest showcase of the ever-changing electric-powered sector […]
National Model Aviation Day — Local RC modelers get involved

National Model Aviation Day — Local RC modelers get involved

August 15, 2015, National Model Aviation Day was created by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), to encourage modelers and clubs across the country to celebrate the hobby and share their interests with the public. And this year all AMA Chartered clubs have also been asked to help conduct a fundraiser to provide assistance to […]
Tampa RC Aircraft Club Flea Market Fun

Tampa RC Aircraft Club Flea Market Fun

It’s that time of the season .. well, in Florida anyway, for the RC flea markets.  Unlike the North we in the South can usually fly during the winter, but sometimes the cold weather will keep us away from flying.  Once the weather becomes more comfortable you start looking at the supplies you need for […]
Less than 2 weeks to go! RCX EXPO!

Less than 2 weeks to go! RCX EXPO!

RCX—the most exciting RC show swings into action June 1 & 2! The RCX Expo at the Long Beach Convention Center is not your every day RC trade show. What sets it apart for the rest is all the in-your-face action whether you are like RC planes and helicopters or RC cars, trucks, tanks and […]
Photos & Winners 12 O’Clock High RC Warbirds

Photos & Winners 12 O’Clock High RC Warbirds

The 12 O’ Clock High RC Warbird is another great event brought to us by Frank Tiano for aircraft that were flown in the timeframe between 1914 and 1954. The event is not a competition but one of the best fly ins at one of the best flying facilities there is. A great event that every warbird […]
40% Scale WACO YMF-5 Biplane — A Video Interview

40% Scale WACO YMF-5 Biplane — A Video Interview

  Among the prettiest of classic biplanes, this AMR 40% Scale Waco YMF-5 was built by Dave Collis who came all the way down from Canada to take both the “Best Civilian Aircraft” and runner up “Critic’s Choice” awards at the Monster Planes 2011 event in Lakeland, FL. A big Moki radial engine swings an […]
Monster Planes 2011 Photos and Winners

Monster Planes 2011 Photos and Winners

MAN Contributor Rich Uravitch covered this amazing event held in Lakeland, FL and run by Scale Event Guru Frank Tiano, this event is also featured in the March 2011 issue of Model Airplane News. Here’s a sneak Peek of some of the amazing aircraft flying at this amazing RC event! Monster Planes redefines Giant Scale! […]
Half-Scale Bucker Jungmeister — Video Interview

Half-Scale Bucker Jungmeister — Video Interview

Rich Uravitch interviews Rick Cawley and gets the inside scoop on this amazing 50% scale aerobatic biplane.   video platform video management video solutions video player Rick’s amazing monster is the very spirit of the Monster Planes event. It’s a serious scale model and Rick missed a lot of TV to get it ready for […]
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