Race Day in 1-minute and 22-seconds

Mar 13, 2012 10 Comments

Sunday I got to fly around a few pylons with other guys at the Whittier Pylon Race.  I completed in the Electric EF1 class and there was also a quickie 500 class running that day.   The camera was set to take a photo every 5 second and this created a movie that is only 1:22 [...]

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Workshop Tips — Covering & Final Assembly — Florio Flyer 60 Build-along

Mar 12, 2012 8 Comments

Well, we finally did it! We’ve completed the building and workshop phase of the Florio Flyer 60 Build-along. From opening the box till the final covering piece was ironed into place too from February 1, to March 10. Not too bad for a kit built airlplane! I know some flying buddies that take a month [...]

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The Radio Control Show 149

Mar 09, 2012 3 Comments

Join us for our weekly webisode series, The Radio Control Show. In episode 149 we take an in depth look at the Florida Jets, a micro F-28, the Losi 5IVE-T, some crazy drifting, an awesome mini construction setup, and much more. Join us right here every week for a new episode.

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Seagull Zlin

Mar 09, 2012 2 Comments

Aerobatic planes are always a favorite with modelers and one of them that is sure to stand out from the crowd, the Zlin.  Now Seagull has this great looking 67-inch wingspan Zlin ARF kit that not only looks great but can also perform.   The instructions include both glow and electric setup.  For the glow setup, [...]

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Hangar 9 Christen Eagle

Mar 08, 2012 8 Comments

Aerobatic biplanes are always a favorite of any pilot, and the bright color scheme of the Christen Eagle puts it right up at the top of favorite planes.  The new Christen Eagle from Hangar 9 is sure to be winner.  This great looking color scheme is already done up and add to that, a quick [...]

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Model Airplane News FaceBook Cover Plane Give-away Winner!

Mar 08, 2012 No Comments

A big Model Airplane News Shout-Out goes to Kyle Robson for winning our FaceBook Cover Plane Give-away contest. Kyle says: “ThePrecision Aerobatics Bandit is an absolute joy to fly!  It’s a wonderful honor to have the support of a high quality community such as yours!” Watch this week’s Radio Control Show for Kyle’s video he sent us [...]

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May 2012 issue of Model Airplane News on Sale Now. Check out some photos from the issue!

Mar 06, 2012 No Comments

Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt, The World Models Super Taiji 40, Thunder Tiger Raptor 90 G4, Electrifly Cosmic Wind, VQ Models Stick Sport 90

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Graupner MX-16 HOTT 2.4GHz radio — Sneak peek!

Mar 06, 2012 3 Comments

Sometimes I just smile when the morning mail shows up. Today, the new Graupner MX-16 radio system arrived for review in MAN! This is a pretty snazzy rig and it comes with a lot of bells and whistles including, computer interface and built-in realtime telemetry for in-flight monitoring of basic aircraft conditions like receiver battery [...]

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