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ROCKY RIDES AGAIN! Bet you can’t watch this video without laughing out loud! Hilarity ensues when an unsuspecting squirrel gets into the cockpit of an RC plane! Thanks to YouTube’s Hobbywars for producing and posting this nicely done piece, complete with terrific “in-air” footage of Rocky in flight. INDOOR AIRLINER The biggest indoor flier we’ve […]
Reliable Fuel Systems – Keeping your Engine Happy

Reliable Fuel Systems – Keeping your Engine Happy

Radio control model airplanes rely on two basic systems to fly, the radio system and the power system (excluding gliders). Whether you are relying on a nitro-burning glow engine or a high-octane, gasoline-sipping power plant, if your engine loses its fuel supply, you’ll find yourself in a dead-stick situation with a plane that wasn’t designed […]
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Fly the Waterfall

Fly the Waterfall

When you’re flying a stable elevator, you can perform an inside “waterfall” (micro loop) by maintaining full up-elevator, and applying full power and a little right rudder to correct for increased propwash and P-factor. On the back side of the loop, quickly cut the power and neutralize the rudder. Then, at the instant the fuselage […]
Snappier aerobatics with upline & downline maneuvers

Snappier aerobatics with upline & downline maneuvers

There are many good reasons to learn to fly advanced aerobatics, but the most compelling is the personal satisfaction that always comes from overcoming each maneuver’s particular challenges. If you’re like most aerobatic pilots, your initial learning curve was steep through basic looping and rolling maneuvers, but it went flat relatively quickly with stick time […]
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Workshop Video Tip: Rolling on Super Slim Lite Wheels

Workshop Video Tip: Rolling on Super Slim Lite Wheels

ARFs today come with foam wheels that are ideal for hard surface runways, but for operating off of grass flying fields, modelers need larger diameter wheels. The trouble is that bigger wheels are also wider, and often the model’s stock axle wires will be too short to properly secure the wheel collars. There are two […]
RC Antics: Paint Balloon Blast [VIDEO]

RC Antics: Paint Balloon Blast [VIDEO]

From Hobbico: Clear the runway! We’re revving up summer fun early with a little art a’ la airplane with our Flyzone Sensei (Please note that no cement was harmed in the making of this video). Visit Hobbico.com See more posts about Hobbico
Coyote flies into the eye of the hurricane

Coyote flies into the eye of the hurricane

Outfitted with instruments that can take atmospheric measurements, this unmanned aircraft is designed to fly within the most treacherous areas of a hurricane. The Raytheon Coyote is being used by researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), who have just completed a successful test flight  designed to retrieve important data from the eye […]
AMA Expo

AMA Expo

We are here the AMA Expo and there are a number of new products.  One thing that is obvious is that multi-rotor aircraft are dominating the show.  There are a number of booths showing some type of new multi-rotor aircraft. Another hot item this year is First-Person View (FPV) and many are being used with […]
Hobbico 12 Days of Drones Giveaway

Hobbico 12 Days of Drones Giveaway

Forget about a partridge in a pear tree, we know you really just want a drone for the holidays!  Along with their green mascot “Proto,” the folks at Hobbico, your drone headquarters, are giving away a different drone each day for 12 days, starting on December 12. The prizes range from the super-tiny Proto-N to the super-tough Dromida UAV Vista, […]

Model Airplane News Trivia Contest Rules

OFFICIAL RULES. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS CONTEST. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. ENTRANTS MUST BE 18 AND OLDER. BY ENTERING THE CONTEST, ENTRANTS AGREE TO ACCEPT AND BE BOUND BY ALL TERMS OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES (“OFFICIAL RULES”). WINNERS THAT HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED MUST RESPOND […]
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