Model Airplane News March 2012 magazine on sale now. Check out some images from the issue!

Jan 05, 2012 No Comments

RC Guys PA-28 Piper Cherokee 140, Electrifly Mr. Mulligan EP ARF, House of Balsa Electric Commander, Hangar 9 Pawnee 80CC ARF, E-flite Hawker Sea Fury,

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New for Members Only — Top 10 Dos and Don’ts for the RC Flying Field

Jan 04, 2012 3 Comments

We just added another exclusive online article to the Model Airplane News “Members Only” Website. “Whether you are an old salt or a fresh cadet, start off the 2012 RC flying season on a positive note by getting back to basics. Double check all those little details and head off bad things that can really [...]

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On this day in Aviation History – January 4

Jan 04, 2012 No Comments

2004: The NASA Mars Rover Spirit, lands successfully on Mars.   1989: Two US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Air Force MiG-23s over the Mediterranean.      1964: Pope Paul VI lands in Amman, Jordan, in a special Alitalia DC-8; it is the first time that a pope has used an airplane for [...]

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First Flights of the Year — What did you fly?

Jan 03, 2012 4 Comments

  So with the coming of a new year, we all have an excuse to go out and do some flying. North, south, east or west, many RC Clubs have a traditional get together to put in those fun and exciting first flights to ring in the new RC flying calendar year. Up here in [...]

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A Main Hobbies EcoPower Batteries

Jan 02, 2012 No Comments

Designed to designed to fill the gap between A Main’s ProTek R/C batteries and generic alternatives, this battery line is high quality at a low cost. The first available are a 2C 5000mAh 7.4V, 30C pack that costs $34.99 and a 2C 2200mAh 30C pack that costs $24.99.  

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Cool video of the week: Jet-Powered Ultralight

Jan 01, 2012 11 Comments

 Have you ever heard of a jet-powered ultralight? Dean Arnold recently uploaded this amazing footage of the maiden flight of the his Sirocket, the first twin engine jet-powered “microlight” in the UK. Filmed at the Damyn’s Hall Airfield, the Sirocket is a composite monoplane design normally powered by a 40hp gasoline engine and pusher propeller. [...]

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ParkZone Hawker Sea Fury — Flightline Video Flight Report

Jan 01, 2012 No Comments

We already gave a sneak peek of the Parkzone Hawker Sea Fury ARF and now here’s our From the Flightline Video flight Report. If you are looking for a warbird but are tired of all the Mustangs and P-40s then this post WW2 war machine from the Royal Navy is for you. Watch for a complete [...]

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Another Awesome “Red Tails” Mustang

Dec 31, 2011 4 Comments

Since we published our February 2012 issue of MAN with our Red Tails Mustang on the cover, we’ve been receiving a ton of email from readers telling us about their love the Red Tail Mustang. Our issue featured a How To article by Sr. West Coast editor John Reid showing how he converted his giant [...]

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