That’s right: you can own a unique piece of aviation history! This rare, fully standard, certified Aerocar One has folding wings that it can tow while it’s driving on the road, and it even has a horn and rear-view mirror! One of only five Aerocars that exist, it has a cruise speed of 100mph, takeoff […]
Red Tails of WW II and more! Just in time for the January release of the movie Red Tails, we’re taking a look at the real-life Tuskegee Airmen, also known as the Red Tails of WW II, also featured in the February 2012 issue of Model Airplane News. The article also includes a full-size razorback […]
The De Havilland Comet is one of my personal favorites. The original Comet was designed and built back in 1934 for the race from England to Australia. Only three original aircraft were ever constructed . The plane to the left was known as Black Magic. The second plane, a red version was named Grosvenor House. The third […]
Unleash your inner airshow pilot with our newest DVD! From the editors of Model Airplane News, this high-definition DVD shows you how to perform the very latest 3D maneuvers. National RC aerobatic champion John Glezellis takes you step-by-step through complex 3D moves such as a rolling Harrier figure-8, knife-edge zig-zag with half rolls, and much […]
1986: Burt Rutan’s Voyager takes off for what will be the first flight around the world without refueling. The challenging 26,366-mile flight took just over 9 days in very cramped quarters for the two pilots on-board. Burt was approached by his brother Dick about designing an airplane that could fly nonstop, unrefueled around the world, […]
Sure, it may be close to the ugliest RC airplane you’ve ever seen, but it wasn’t built for looks … or to last! Designed by Raytheon, the Small Tactical Munition Phase II seen here is on one of its first flights carrying a payload. The 22-inch-long aircraft is designed to be dropped from manned and unmanned […]
This new servo completes the trilogy in the Hitec’s class of waterproof servos. Joining the dependable HS-646WP and HS-5646WP waterproof servos. These new servos have a higher voltage capability (7.4v), heavy-duty metal gears and a ball bearing supported output shaft. The HS-5086WP is among the most durable and reliable micro servo for wet conditions and […]
Wouldn’t these classic die-cast cars look great under your tree this Christmas? Enter the sweepstakes at the Die Cast X Facebook page and you could win big! (And don’t forget to check out Die Cast X’s brand-new website at dcxmag.com!
This video will give you the inside information you need to perform the Humpty bump with a Hammer Head/Stall Turn maneuver combination. Pilot Jason Benson shares his techniques on performing this very useful maneuvers. Jason gives you everything you need to perfect your own flying skills. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_umteipt6″ width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
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 […]
I have had the good fortune to assemble many Hangar 9 models and have found that they have enough scale details to satisfy any pilot without compromising the performance of the airframe. They are also some of the easiest planes to do e-conversions on because the airframe is light for its size and allows for a great […]
This video will give you the inside information you need to perform the Humpty bump with a Cross Box maneuver combination. Pilot Jason Benson shares his techniques on performing this very useful maneuvers so you can perfect your own flying skills. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727912″ entryid=”0_719k2atl” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
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