Jetman — The inside story of Yves Rossy

Dec 03, 2011 1 Comment

By now, most everyone has heard of Yves Rossy, or at least his more famous label “Jetman”. Yyes has made many impressive flights including through the Alps, into and across the Grand Canyon and across the English Channel, all without the use of an airplane.   video platform video management video solutions video player He’s [...]

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Get the Model Airplane News App!

Dec 02, 2011 36 Comments

  Now you can access your favorite RC magazine on your iPad or iPhone! We are happy to announce that the Model Airplane News app is live in the Apple iTunes App Store! Download the free app to view thumbnails of the most recent covers and view the tables of contents; get full access to issues with [...]

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Top Flite Corsair 61

Dec 02, 2011 No Comments

The latest warbird in Top Flite’s lineup, this .60-size Corsair is dressed to impress, with operational, multi-section flaps, recessed gauges on the instrument panel, hidden rudder and elevator linkages (and pre-hinged ailerons and flaps!), flat-finish MonoKote covering and a decal set. A fiberglass cowl, tail access panel and belly pan are painted to exactly match [...]

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The Radio Control Show 135

Dec 02, 2011 1 Comment

This week’s show features a propeller safety tip, The ninth annual Nashville Pro Bro , full-size Lazair ultralight , a 100mph rc car, turbine powered boats, and much more. Click the video below to see the full episode.

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On this Day in Aviation History: November 30

Nov 30, 2011 No Comments

   1974: Pioneer II sends photos back to NASA as it nears Jupiter.   1943: The department of Aviation Medicine and Physiological Research is authorized at the Naval Air Material Center, to study physiological factors particularly as related to design of high speed and high altitude aircraft. In one test volunteers played cards between periods [...]

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Panther F9F Electric Jet: Super-Size, Super Fast!

Nov 29, 2011 15 Comments

Last week I got to meet up with Mike Greenshields from Global Hobby Distributors to check out their newest ARF.  It is a rather large EDF from N-Tech Jets and I have to say that this is one great looking and flying plane.  It looks great just sitting on the runway, and in the air–wow!  [...]

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Hitec Eclipse 7 Pro

Nov 29, 2011 No Comments

Your favorite Hitec radio just got even better! This feature-packed 2.4GHz transmitter has a high-intensity, white backlit LDC screen, back-mounted slider knob and ultra-smooth, quad ball-bearing gimbals. And with 16-model memory, intuitive control switches and telemetry options galore (including sensor monitoring and on-board receiver low-battery warning!), the Eclipse 7 Pro has everything you need. Fixed-wing, [...]

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9th Annual JR Indoor Festival- the best yet!

Nov 28, 2011 No Comments

With the rapid improvements in micro electric power systems and the widespread popularity of foam 3D planes, indoor flying events have become more and more popular.  These fun events offer a chance to fly and socialize during the cold winter months, and the JR Indoor in Columbus, OHis one of the biggest and best.  Renowned [...]

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