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Well, we finally got one of these cool little FPV mini powered gliders in the office for review. Distributed by Hobby People /Global Hobby Dist., The Spy Hawk is a great first step into the exciting world of FPV (First Person View) RC airplanes. It gives you that from the cockpit view right on the […]
We were excited to review the Banana Hobby Fw 190A, and we have to say that it was impressive, both on the ground and in the air. This all foam plane has some great scale detailing and really zips around the sky. Our frequent contributor Michael York gives you an overview of the FW 190 […]
Model Airplane News contributor and full-scale pilot Kyle Matthew has an interesting job as a department head for the Navy’s Unmanned Aerial Systems Test Directorate. We caught up with him to ask him what it’s like to fly UAVs, from the small Shadow he’s standing in front of to the big Predator. What types of […]
The harrier is one of the simpler moves to perform, but it is often used as a connector move to many other 3D maneuvers. In his October Model Airplane News article, Dave Scott has this to say about this maneuver; “The harrier pass is a major corner stone of 3D flying. A harrier pass consists […]
The elevator is one of the first 3D maneuvers many pilots learn. In his September Model Airplane News article, Dave Scott has this to say about this maneuver; “During an elevator, the airplane remains fully stalled and drops almost vertically in a flat attitude.” See what Jason Benson has to say about this maneuver in […]
Continuing our Model Airplane News Exclusive Build-Along for the Alien Aircraft Stearman PT-17, Contributor Rick Bell has sent in more detailed photos for this impressive, easy to build laser-cut airplane was designed by Tom Herr. Part of Alien Aircraft’s WW2 aircraft series of kits, the Stearman have many unique features making it a great sport flyer […]
Just had an interesting, if not enlightening, discussion with an aftermarket component supplier to the R/C marketplace. We were talking about how so many of the products today are flat out foreign copies of previously American developed and produced commodities. I expressed my belief that I thought the practice was wrong but domestic manufacturers were virtually powerless […]
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B unmanned space plane returned to Earth last week after 15 months in orbit on a mystery mission! The Air Force released a video (below) that was partially shot in infrared. The X-37B landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base.
That’s right we got our hands on this great looking aerobat from Aerobeez, the Sbach 300. Our frequent contributor Mike Gantt put it through the ringer to see just how well this bird flies. Mike had nothing but good things to say about this great looking plane, check out his complete review in Model Airplane […]