I received an email with the following message this week and wanted to share it here. True Story…(2005) Luke AFB is west of Phoenix and is rapidly being surrounded by civilization that complains about the noise from the base and its planes, forgetting that it was there long before they were. A certain lieutenant colonel [...]
I just got the new Habu 32 EDF jet from EFlite and will be presenting my findings on the pages of Model Airplane News. First impression? Impressively high quality components, very slippery looking and attractively priced. Way more than a step up from the smaller foamies!
Some scale R/C models, depending the level of competition, or specific event, just seem to stand out and an invite you to look closer. In many cases, the closer you look, the more you see and the more you are amazed. Time was when the drawing card was the level of detail lavished on the cockpit, [...]
As many of you know, I help out the annual Top Gun Scale Invitational in my duties as the Craftsmanship Judge. I have a unique point of view and get to see “all” the Expert, Team and Masters planes up close and personal! I can tell you that this year’s crop of aircraft was the highest quality yet. [...]
I originally designed, built and flew my EDF Viking in 2005 having all intentions that, if it performed well, to publish the design in Model Airplane News, as I had with a number of my earlier designs. It flew quite well so I decided to tweak it a bit, clean up and finalize the plan [...]
With the big availability of excellent flying micro RC airplanes, one thing is lacking–individuality! With just a little effort you can make your foam flyer, especailly the warbird variety, look completely different and more scale. Check out my recent How To article in the July 2011 issue of Electric Flight “Micro Makeover” for all you [...]