This pair of jets sports a paint scheme done especially for the Jet World Masters, with the event logo on the tail and red ribbons with the names of all of the competing pilots. The pair flew an amazing formation routing during the noontime show.
We spoke with Lewis Patton, who was flying his gorgeous F-15 Strike Eagle during the noontime demo show. Louis’s competition jet for the Masters wasn’t delivered to him on time, but he still came to the show to help support team USA as well as to wow the crowd with his excellent flying. Lewis travels […]
Don’t let your battery get below the minimum voltage This is more of a flying issue than a charging problem, but it needed to be addressed, so here it is. When flying, try not to let the battery drain until the speed control starts shutting off, because in most cases unless you changed it, […]
Our main focus this time is on radio programming and setup. A key element that enables pilots to fly outrageous 3D maneuvers is the computer radio system. Learn to take advantage of your computer radio, and you’ll be able to improve your flying in a variety of ways. Having a properly set up plane with […]
This great review will be in our October 2011 Model Airplane News magazine. Here’s the first look at this nice aircraft. Everyone instantly recognizes the F-16, as it is one of the U.S. Air Force’s most popular jet fighters. It’s a single engine multitask day weapon, and in its red, white and blue “YF-16 prototype” […]
The digital edition of WW II Aces is now available on the Members Only site! If you love WW II airplanes, you won’t be able to put down this special edition from the editors of Flight Journal! This collector’s issue is packed with the spellbinding stories and extraordinary photography that have made Flight Journal famous. […]
Model Rectifier Corporation, U.S. distributor of Hirobo products, announced with regret the passing of Mr. Keitaro Matsusaka, chairman of the board of directors of Hirobo Ltd.: Mr. Matsusaka’s vision and determination drove Hirobo to the pinnacle of success in both the automotive plastics and the manufacture of the worlds finest model helicopters. His insight and […]
I’ve been selling, servicing and repairing model engines for close to 50 years. During that time, I have come across quite a few strange engine-related problems, but I recently came across one that I think I should share with you all because it was definitely a first for me. I had one of my […]