We just finished shooting this great looking plane. The Stinger II is a smaller version of the Stinger that many of us remember from a few years back. This plane was a great flyer back then, and with the new powerful motors and lighter weight equipment the flying envelope has been improved.
Here is a sample shot of what I got to do all day today. This is a photo of us working Behind-The-Scenes here at Model Airplane news. This is the work we are doing for our video series that coincides with some great flying articles by Dave Scott. Today we are working on the P-Loop [...]
We have a great article coming out on 14 tools you need in your shop and I have to say that i agree completely with this write up on the RC Accents Servo Setup. Using a Servo Setup device really saves you some time and speeds up assembly. I also use the Hitec Servo Programmer [...]
If you live in Chicago you need to check this out!! RCX Chicago is right around the corner! Don’t miss the fun and excitement at the Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, Illinois on Saturday, August 6! The action is already heating up, with a Fly Me indoor arena where you can try your hand [...]
As you can see from the video, this is just one of the issues we have during the photo shoot. Luckily, this plane made it back so we can fix the problem (reattach a new prop) and continue shooting the flight maneuvers. Afterward my camera operator told me he was surprised that it landed without [...]
Here is a great tip for installing a bubble canopy from Gerard Goepfert from Scottsdale, AZ. He is a member of the Scottsdale Model Flyers. Thanks Gerard! 1. To begin installing your bubble canopy cut it to shape as you would install it on the airplane, trace the outside shape of the canopy onto a [...]
Have you ever wondered how many G’s you pulled in that last barrel roll or that hard pull on a pylon turn? Well now, you can see exactly how much force is on your plane during these maneuvers with the Eagle Tree G-Force meter. This is the world’s first standalone G-Force meters for RC models. [...]