Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly) day 4

Feb 01, 2012 2 Comments

Here is the video of the fourth day of assemble on the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I finished installing the engine and the stabilizers.   I also installed the tank and routed the fuel lines to the fill valve and vent valve on the bottom of the fuselage . There are some images below the video.  More [...]

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Model Airplane News April 2012 magazine on sale now. Check out some pics from the Issue!

Jan 31, 2012 No Comments

Hangar 9 Taylorcraft 26CC BNF, Hobby Lobby P-47 Thunderbolt ARF. Align T-REX 550E, BH Models Aero Commander Shrike

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Half-Scale Pfalz D.III Update with Flight Video

Jan 31, 2012 17 Comments

   Today, giant scale has developed into a whole new sector of the RC modeling community and truly gigantic planes are being developed to fill this growing special interest group. Recently, a ½-scale Pfalz D.III WW 1 German fighter successfully flew its first test flight and impressed everyone who was there. The plane is a [...]

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What’s the most you’ve spent on RC?

Jan 30, 2012 2 Comments

It’s time for this week’s question of the week. We want to know: What’s the most you’ve spent on radio control? Join in the discussion on facebook by clicking the link below. JOIN THE DISCUSSION!

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Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly) day 3

Jan 30, 2012 2 Comments

Here is the video of the third day of assemble on the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I finished installing all of the control surfaces and moving on to the engine.  So far the construction is moving along well and the part fit had been outstanding.  The manual is very complete and explains everything well.   Anyone, with [...]

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The Radio Control Show 143

Jan 27, 2012 1 Comment

We recently received this video from Ali Shanmao of a new kind of RC heli he’s helping evaluate. Here’s one of the test flights of this new concept in RC helicopter design. This week’s episode also features robotic quadcopters, watch the show below.

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Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly) day 2

Jan 27, 2012 1 Comment

Here is the video of the second day of assemble of the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I finished the flap assembly and move on to the retracts. This is very little modification needed to install the Robart retracts and this moves along much quicker than many other retract installations.  This plane will have an [...]

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Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly)

Jan 26, 2012 4 Comments

Hay gang, here is the video of the first days assemble of the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I started with talking out the wrinkles in the covering (not shown in the video) and move on to installing the ailerons. I was able to start on the flaps before stopping for the day.  I wish [...]

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