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Make a Scale Static Propeller

Make a Scale Static Propeller

When it comes to scale RC planes, the biggest thing that ruins the scale look of the plane is a “smaller than scale” flying propeller. Many warbird pilots will paint their props the correct color and add the yellow safety propeller tips, but if you really want to get maximum attention at the flying field, […]
Turn your Slow Stick into an ultralight!

Turn your Slow Stick into an ultralight!

Slow Sticks are a fixture at nearly every park and flying field, but the MIA Designs Ultralight kit offers a fun way to give a different twist to this popular design. The overall look is reminiscent of the classic Quicksilver, particularly in flight, and it is a load of fun. NOTABLE FEATURES The Ultralight kit […]
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Video Workshop Tip: How To Bend Landing Gear Wire

Video Workshop Tip: How To Bend Landing Gear Wire

Enjoying any hobby requires you to learn and develop new tasks. Most conventional RC airplanes have wheels and if you are building your own or are repairing one, sooner or later you will be dealing with the landing gear. After all, these are the parts that take most of the beating with taxiing, landings and […]
Magnificent Micro Mustang!

Magnificent Micro Mustang!

Giant RC planes turn heads, but we’ll bet this mini Mustang will stop you in your tracks. With a 4.6-inch wingspan, this impressive RC model is just 1/96-scale and weighs in at 3 grams — that’s less than a nickel! The brainchild of Martin Newell, the P-51D is outfitted with the usual throttle, rudder and elevator controls but also […]
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LA Drone Expo – Mark your calendars!

LA Drone Expo – Mark your calendars!

As the media partner for the UAVSA-Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association, our sister publication RotorDrone is happy to announce the first ever U.S. commercial Drone Expo, held in Los Angeles, CA at the LA Sports Arena on December 13, 2014. This all day event will feature the best cinematographers and drone operators Hollywood has to offer as […]
HobbyKing J-10 Vigorous Dragon

HobbyKing J-10 Vigorous Dragon

It doesn’t get much better than bringing a totally unique plane to your next club fly-in, unless you can bring a totally unique plug-and-play model that has working nav lights, Oleo struts retracts and more! This new Chinese jet has officially knocked our socks off!   Here’s the full press release from Hobby King: The J-10 […]
Flyzone Select Scale Zero Tx-R Prime And RTF

Flyzone Select Scale Zero Tx-R Prime And RTF

Bonzai! We love us a Zeke, and when it goes from box to ballfield in minutes, we couldn’t be happier. Unless it has electric retracts, flaps, a pilot figure, bomb drop and LED lights, and then we’re dancing for joy! This foamie fighter has everything a scale pilot could wish for; check out the full release […]
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us at Model Airplane News, we wish our readers and fans a very Happy Thanksgiving and best wishes for a wonderful holiday season.
Building an F-104 Starfighter in 20 minutes — Video

Building an F-104 Starfighter in 20 minutes — Video

Our good friend and MAN Contributor Sean McHale, is a very talented scale modeler and is an expert RC turbine jet pilot. He has built several impressive jets and also has produced some amazing videos. Here is Sean’s most recent video showing in time-laps images what exactly goes into building a first class, scale RC […]
JR Ninja 3D Quad

JR Ninja 3D Quad

From its high-performance radios to its all-out helicopters, JR sets a high standard in quality and design, which is why we are really excited for this new quadcopter! A custom-tuned machine, it has a carbon-fiber main frame, aluminum arms and a polycarbonate top and bottom. We hear it even has 3D aerobatic abilities!! Check out the press […]
Flitework Red Bull Planes

Flitework Red Bull Planes

RC Red Bull air racers? Count us in! We are so excited to get our hands on these bad boys we can’t wait! Some of these are larger built-up planes, and there are smaller foam planes for electric enthusiasts. And all of your favorites are here: Extras, Edges, Stearmans, Zlins … you name it, they’ve […]
Half-Scale Christen Eagle

Half-Scale Christen Eagle

With its distinctive multi-color feather motif, the Christen Eagle has been impressing airshow attendees for over 40 years. But when’s the last time you saw a 55% RC model perform? Lucky for us, the father and son team of Pete and Dean Coxon took this video of Robbie Skipton’s giant aircraft at the Large Model Association […]
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