Debra Cleghorn’s Blog

Countdown to RCX!

Feb 18, 2011 No Comments

Two Days of non-stop flying action! March 19 20, 2011 Fairplex, Pomona, CA   Model Airplane News Expo – one of the best and biggest RC shows in the country, is the must-see event of the year! Now in its ninth year, it encompasses a large portion of the popular Fairplex in Pomona, CA. Attendees are [...]

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Ian Turney-White’s 2/3-scale Hanriot

Feb 14, 2011 No Comments

                     How would you caption this photo?P>

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FAA seeks to restrict model aircraft flight

Feb 08, 2011 No Comments

We just picked up this news story from the Aero-News Network. — MAN editors   Academy Of Model Aeronautics Warns About Heavy Restrictions Coming From Washington The Academy of Model Aeronautics tells ANN that the FAA is set to place “heavy restrictions” on the hobbyists who fly model aircraft. In a circular sent to ANN [...]

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Tower Hobbies 40th Anniverary Sweepstakes

Feb 01, 2011 No Comments

                  HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, TOWER HOBBIES!     An enthusiastic R/C modeler, Bruce Holecek, founded Tower Hobbies in 1971 with only $800 and a dream. In just a few short years, his dream evolved into the world’s most respected, most popular mail-order hobby company!    Tower Hobbies’ reputation as [...]

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The Aviators

Dec 21, 2010 No Comments
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Mexican drone crashes in Texas

Dec 17, 2010 No Comments

                                          A small unmanned Mexican drone that crashed into a backyard in El Paso, Texas, was part of a surveillance test by Mexican authorities that ended abruptly when operators lost control of the aircraft, a [...]

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1/3-scale B-17

Dec 13, 2010 1 Comment

Jack Bally’s 1/3 Scale Replica B-17   Patrick Panzera, EAA 555743 ppanzera@eaa.org So what do you do when you’ve already built a Kitfox and a Georgia Special and your buddies (with the help of a few adult beverages) prod you to build “one last” experimental? If you are Jack Bally of Dixon, Illinois, you build [...]

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RC plane flies around Statue of Liberty

Dec 06, 2010 No Comments

“The video was shot with a remote-controlled aircraft that has one video camera feeding images back to the operator, along with a second, passive camera taking the video that was edited together for the official release. The video was shot between 7 and 8am, those being the only hours they could safely avoid air traffic. [...]

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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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