The view from flightline central was amazing. There were many awesome looking and great performing airplane at this year’s NEAT Fair. Here are some of the stars of the show! Check it out. Stay tuned. More to come.
Had a great time chatting with the folks from Hobbico, Hitec, Castle Creations and all the rest of the vendors. The weekend was a big success for the NEAT Fair. Great weather and thankfully, NO RAIN! From one side of the flightline to the other, there was awesmone Electric flight action from […]
Seagull has just introduce the new Yak-52 .91 ARF. This is a scale replica of the Soviet era trainer, the Yak-52 is constructed from light ply and balsa by expert craftsmen. It also comes covered in Hangar 9 UltraCote allowing for easy repairs. All the hardware needed to finish assembly is included, along with mechanical […]
By Gerry Yarrish Quoted from the Pietenpol Hangar display, EAA Museum/Pioneer Airport. Oshkosh, WI: “Bernard H. Pietenpol pursued his dreams of flight from the ’20s through his passing in 1984. His dreams were of planes powered by auto engines that nearly everyone could afford to build and operate. He first flew Gnome, then Ford […]
Featuring scale details and excellent flight characteristics, the E-flite Platinum Series F-4 Phantom 32 DF offers pilots an advanced level of performance along with new technology. When equipped with the high-performance E-flite Delta-V® 32 power system, which includes the Delta-V 32 80mm fan unit, 2150Kv DF32 brushless motor, 80A Pro Switch-Mode BEC Brushless ESC, […]
Aviation has a long history and many exciting events mark the way. Here are some intersting facts from this day September 14th in aviation history. (1938) The Graf Zeppellin II makes its maiden flight. A number of events, including the Hindenburg disaster and a United States refusal to provide helium, prevent the most technologically advanced […]
The one thing you can truly count on while attending the Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in New York, is that you are going to see some beautiful WW1 Biplanes. Such is the case with an impressive RAF SE5a Scout built and flown by Ralph Perrone of Pittsfield, MA. Ralph’s electric powered Scout was a piece […]
Development in brushless motor design and Li-Po battery technology have benefited the RC hobby especially for seasoned and wanabee jet jocks. Electric ducted fan (EDF) jets are quickly becoming one of the most popular branches of modeling tree and the development of these E-powered speed demons is nothing short of amazing. When most people talk […]
With today’s amazing supply of top quality and reasonably priced radio equipment, equipping your airplane can be a relatively easy assignment. But you do need to know a few basics rules of the road. Here’s some tips to get you off to a good start. Initial Setup Before setting up your radio’s control functions, you have to […]
Every once in a while a product comes out that may not be exactly made for RC, but it’s something we can use to enhance our enjoyment of it. The Pocket Radar is just such an item. This little unit looks nothing like what you would think a radar gun should look like, […]
This past weekend, Gerry Yarrish attended the 45th annual Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in NY and had a great time bring all the fun and excitement to the MAN website. Be sure to check out all our on-site action footage. This years WW1 and Classic RC aviation Jamboree saw a new format for the event […]
With the sun shining and more planes and pilots joining the party, the 2011 RC Jamboree is picking up steam and the fun factor is kicking into overdrive. Here are some of the great airplanes sitting waiting their turn at the pilot station.