Debra Cleghorn’s Blog

On the Road to RCX!

May 23, 2013 No Comments

Our friends at HobbyKing have started a road trip across the U.S., starting  from Joe Nall in South Carolina and ending up in Long Beach, CA for RCX June 1 & 2. It looks like they’re planning for a lot of aviation fun along the way! Check out their video from the road here. < [...]

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First flight of the Triton [video]

May 22, 2013 No Comments

The Northrop Grumman-built Triton unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight from the company’s manufacturing facility in Palmdale, CA. The 1 and a 1/2 hour flight successfully demonstrated control systems that allow Triton to operate autonomously. Triton is specially designed to fly surveillance missions up to 24 hours at altitudes of more than 10 miles, [...]

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6 WW II planes assembled in 6 minutes–amazing video!

May 20, 2013 5 Comments

If you haven’t yet seen this video of six WW II planes being assembled and hung at The National WWII Museum’s US Freedom Pavilion in New Orleans, you won’t want to miss this! The mesmerizing 6-minute clip features a North American B-25 Mitchell, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a General Motors TBM Avenger, a Chance Vought F4U [...]

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Splish-Splash! F-18 bath-time

May 16, 2013 1 Comment

Dear U.S. Navy, I would very much like to offer my services as a first-class plane scrubber and will wash your Blue Angels aircraft for FREE! I promise to clean every spot, from the tip of its nose to the edge of its ailerons and even the landing gear. Did I mention I’ll do it [...]

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Dragons take wing!

May 15, 2013 No Comments

This stunning glider was photographed by MAN contributor Dave Garwood at the Perry Township Park on the banks of the Lake Erie. Wow. A Michael Gantner design, the glider in the main shot was built by Jeff Carlton of Cleveland, OH and is detailed with whiskers on its nose and whiskers at the rear of [...]

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RCX Long Beach Tickets On Sale Now!

May 15, 2013 No Comments

June 1-2, Long Beach Convention Center Don’t miss the most exciting RC event of the year – RCX, the ultimate radio control show! Two intense days of nonstop, insane, hands-on action for everyone from kids to adults—now in its 11th year! You’ll be the first to see, try, and buy the latest innovations in every [...]

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RCX: Horizon Fly Cage & Phoenix Flight Sim

May 15, 2013 No Comments

The best part about RCX is that you don’t just get to see the latest planes and helicopters; you can pick them up, get an up-close look and then go fly them! The Horizon Fly Cage is free to attendees and is always one of the most popular attractions at RCX, because you can check [...]

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X-47B Historic At-Sea Launch

May 15, 2013 2 Comments

Earlier this week, the U.S. Navy today launched an X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator from an aircraft carrier at sea, the system’s first at sea, catapult launch.  The aircraft flew from USS George H. W. Bush off the coast of Virginia and landed safely at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. about an hour [...]

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Executive editor About me: I’m a publishing professional who has a passion for aviation and RC, and I love creating issues, books and a website that help RC pilots to enjoy this sport even more. I admire scale aircraft and enjoy the convenience of flying smaller electrics.
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