Thursday is winding down and the rain held off so everyone did get some quality flights in today. Some of the nicest Pro-Am entries were of the Turbine type and here are just a couple we say on the flightline! Amazing quality and performance in one package.
Hint! It is not a North American P-51 Mustang. The full-size aircraft was powered by a Turbo-prop turbine engine and it was proposed as a ground attack aircraft for the USAF. Leave a comment if you know what it is.
Thursday May 2, the Top Gun flightline is a buzz with activities and there’s airplanes and pilots everywhere getting in flights. This is no easy task during any Top Gun event with the pressure and the excitement of such an impressive event. But add the threatening weather yesterday and today and you see everyone is [...]
If you have been around and involved in RC aerobatics for any length of time, then you know that the Laser 200 was one of the hottest tickets in the lats 70s and early 1980s. Well, Aeroworks is going to reignite that excitement with their new 30cc Laser 200 QB ARF. video platform video management [...]
When it comes to giant scale aerobatic excitment, the new Hangar 9 Composite Yak 54 QQ is ready to rock the winner’s circle! We got the inside scoop first hand at the Toledo show during our interview with Hangar 9′s Colton Clark. This 100cc aerobat is ready to put on a show — check it [...]
Jimmy Doolittle led 16 B-25 Mitchell Bombers off the deck of the aircraft carrier Hornet (CV-8). Admiral Halsey commanded Task Force 16. Excerpt from The Air Force Story (a series of films ordered made by General of the Air Force Hap Arnold). This is placed here in memory of Colonel Travis Hoover, my C.O. at [...]
We just saw this impressive ARF at the Toledo show and it is all decked out in an Authentic 8th Air Force, 357th Fighter Squadron trim scheme. With a moderated wing span of 56 inches, this beauty comes with lots of details and is covered with UltraCote covering. Features include Balsa and lightweight plywood [...]
Brought to us by the same guy who built a fire-breathing turbine powered flying dragon last year, Rick Hamel the Dark Knight’s Batwing plane was front and center on the competition table at the Toledo Show. This amazing model is all-composite, created with Rick’s self-designed molds. It took a year and half to build and uses a [...]