Alien Aircraft Gee Bee Sport Kit Build-Along — Video update

Dec 24, 2011 1 Comment

First Flight Test flown at the Central CT RC Club. Some video shot at MAN’s Southbury club field, courtesy of Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers club.   video platform video management video solutions video player Contributor Robert Labriola from the Central CT RC Club, is building a new Gee Bee kit from Alien Aircraft. This laser-cut [...]

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CARBURETOR BASICS

Dec 24, 2011 6 Comments

 The old saying, takeoffs are optional, but landings are mandatory, certainly applies to RC pilots. But if your engine is not properly adjusted, the landing pattern and touchdown can be a very iffy proposition. Two-stroke glow engines must have a solid and reliable idle; it’s even more important than all-out top-end rpm. Let’s examine the [...]

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Flyzone Fokker Dr.1 Triplane — Just in for Review

Dec 23, 2011 2 Comments

Wow! We just got this cool little micro indoor fly in the office for review. I actually flew one of the pre-production samples back in April at the Toledo show and it looks like the wait has been worth it! This little Red Baron ride comes complete with its own 2.4GHz mini Tactic radio system [...]

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Available Now! F-4 Phantom II — EDF Jet — with video walk-around

Dec 23, 2011 1 Comment

From the March 2012 issue of Electric Flight Magazine. By Dan Savage The F-4 Phantom II needs no introduction here. Like the Piper Cub, P-51 Mustang and F-86 Sabre Jet, it is one of those airplanes with a long and storied career. My desire to build an F-4 came from watching my brother Daren fly [...]

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Photos & Winners 12 O’Clock High RC Warbirds

Dec 23, 2011 No Comments

The 12 O’ Clock High RC Warbird is another great event brought to us by Frank Tiano for aircraft that were flown in the timeframe between 1914 and 1954. The event is not a competition but one of the best fly ins at one of the best flying facilities there is. A great event that every warbird [...]

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The Radio Control Show 138

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

Don’t miss this week’s The Radio Control Show holiday special where we take a look at the SE5a Scout ARF from ParkZone , ROT (rocket-assisted take off), some funny holiday antics, and much more. Check in every week right here on modelairplanenews.com for a new episode. Click the video player below to watch episode 138!

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New High-Voltage Servo from Spektrum

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

Many flyer like using Li-po or LiFe battery in their aircraft because they are light weight and have a much higher capacity then NiCad and NiMh batteries. Spektrum has responded to this need with a new line of High voltage servos. Two of the newest are the A6110 High-Voltage Standard Servo and the 7030 HV [...]

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Fox Mfg. Billet Fuel Container Topper

Dec 22, 2011 2 Comments

If you fly giant scale gas powered RC airplanes, and who doesn’t?, you know the importance of keeping your fuel clean. Designed to work with the BLITZ brand gasoline cans (available at Wal-Mart and other hardware stores,) the new Fox “Fuel Can Topper” kit is a great way to keep your supply of fuel clean [...]

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