The ideal conversion motor for your .40- to .50-size sport, scale and 3D planes, this new outrunner provides up to 1650 watts of power! With a 4 to 6S LiPo pack, it can deliver up to 65 amps of continuous current and is perfect for the new Hangar 9 Katana 50 ARF. The Power 52 […]
This explosive aerobatic performer is just what a hotdog pilot needs to rule the sky! This Katana 50 features lightweight balsa and ply construction, a two-piece plug-in wing and horizontal stabilizer (both with carbon-fiber tubes!) and airfoil-shaped tail surfaces. And because it was designed by champion aerobatic pilot and proven designer Mike McConville, you know […]
What do you get when you mount a GoPro camera on an RC helicopter, with a talented pilot and some the best BXM Dirt Jumpers in the World all working to get a piece of the $10,000? You get a video like this: [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_5xjqdfy1″ width=”640″ height=”510″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] Chad Sackman (right) […]
This A-26 from Global Hobbies is the perfect candidate for electric conversion. Plenty of room to run the wires through the wings and the batteries are located under the center hatch on top of the wing. Easy tips for making a solid connection on multiple motor setups THIS MONTH […]
Hey all you multi-wing airplane lovers. The Model Airplane News Sponsored 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash event will be postponed one week due to RAIN! The new date is Saturday October 1. Same lineup of great events as before, just on a dryer day! Under the direction of our own Gerry Yarrish, this event is […]
2006 – Boeing delivers the first EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft to the U.S. Navy test site at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. The F-14 Tomcat retires from the United States Navy. 2003 – David Hempleman-Adams becomes the first person to cross the Atlantic Ocean in an open-air, wicker-basket hot air balloon […]
You just don’t know what you will run into at the annual NEAT Fair in Downsville, NY. This year I ran into Paul Weigand who was flying his bright orange Culver Dart. This 1/3- scale model was originally designed and flown powered with a Quadra 50cc gas engine. Paul built the giant Dart from 1983 […]
We caught up with Model Airplane News contributor and Scale Electric Helicopter devotee, Jim Ryan at the recent NEAT Fair. Jim had with him several RC Helis including his award winning AH-56 Cheyenne Attack helicopter. Jim scratch built this amazing advanced attack design after the proposed Lockheed heli and duplicated the unique pusher prop/compound […]
Many Reno Race planes go through many transformations before becoming an unlimited competitor. The Galloping Ghost is no exception to that rule, here are a set of images that show the transformation of this aircraft all the way from 1946 to 2011.
One of the really fun aspects of R/C is seaplane flying. Whether its adapting a set of conventional floats to your land-based model or building a “dedicated” seaplane, float flying opens up a whole new world to the R/C enthusiast. Coming in the January 2012 issue of MAN is my new “PS-36” which is easy […]
After the tragic incident at the Reno Air Races, many have voiced concerns about flying vintage warbirds. What’s it like to be in the cockpit of a WW II aircaft that’s designed for speed and maneuverability in combat? In this podcast, Flight Journal editor-in-chief Budd Davisson shares his experiences during his check out in a […]
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