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Mr. Top Gun’s new Bristol Beaufighter

Mr. Top Gun’s new Bristol Beaufighter

You just never know what you will discover at the Warbirds over Delaware event and this year was no different. One of the most ambitious projects we discovered is the handiwork of three-time Top Gun Champion, David Wigley, a still-in-primer 1/5-scale Bristol Beaufighter. This amazing twin engine will be powered by a pair of 100cc gas […]
Mustangs at Warbirds over Delaware

Mustangs at Warbirds over Delaware

Holy cow! By far this year, the magical P-51 Mustang was the most popular WW2 heavy metal fighter at the event! Many Top Flite 86 inch span giant scale ARFs and several larger ones were on constant patrols around the Lums Pond Aerodrome! Here’s just a few!  
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Warbirds over Delaware WW1 Gaggle Flight

Warbirds over Delaware WW1 Gaggle Flight

Another amazing part of the whole WOD thing, is their extremely popular WW1 Gaggle Flight where as many WW1 airplanes takeoff in mass to get as many vintage warbirds into the air at the same time. Today in the Friday Gaggle, the number of dogfighting aviators was 33. An impressive number that would have been […]
Warbirds over Delaware Friday Highlights

Warbirds over Delaware Friday Highlights

Well, today was a sure winner and all the warbird pilots had a great time. The event started in ernest two days ago (Wednesday,) and the flightline was in constant action. Here are some of the shots I got today! More to come! Stay tuned
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Model Airplane News’ E-Flite Habu 32 EDF FACEBOOK Giveaway!

Model Airplane News’ E-Flite Habu 32 EDF FACEBOOK Giveaway!

Model Airplane News’ latest Facebook Giveaway Prize is a “E-Flite Habu 32 EDF Jet.” Check out more details and how to enter below. Comments below will NOT be entered in the sweeps; you must go to Facebook to enter!   Win this fantastic prize package! Habu 32 EDF Jet E-flite Electric Retracts Tricycle Set E-flite Pro […]
Deal Of The Week: Radio Programming Book [50% Off At The Air Age Store]

Deal Of The Week: Radio Programming Book [50% Off At The Air Age Store]

Regular Price: $17.95 Special Price: $8.98 From the editors of Model Airplane News, this handy general use guide is perfect for anyone who wants to get the most from his or her computer radio system. With all of the basics for understanding how to use your transmitter’s program menus, we show you all you need to know […]
Warbirds over Delaware! 1 day and counting…

Warbirds over Delaware! 1 day and counting…

If you attending the 2012 WOD event, be sure to stop by and say hi… Gerry Yarrish will be onsite covering all the giant scale warbird action! Again this year, MAN is the event’s exclusive Media Sponsor so we’ll be covering the event and posting lots pix and videos here on the MAN site! Check […]
UAV operators earn their wings

UAV operators earn their wings

Remember learning how to fly RC? Maybe you used a buddy box or, like me, maybe you just had a very patient instructor (thanks, Gerry!). This article by Pamela Redford of the U.S. Army’s Public Affairs office in Fort Riley, Georgia, shows what it’s like for soldiers who are learning to operate and pilot Raven […]
Development of the Hangar 9 Ultimate Biplane, Designer Mike McConville Shares his thoughts.

Development of the Hangar 9 Ultimate Biplane, Designer Mike McConville Shares his thoughts.

While putting together the October 2012 “Let’s Talk Giant Scale” column discussing Flying Wires and Wing Struts, columnist John Glezellis discussed the need for functional rigging with RC aircraft designer, Mike McConville.  Mike developed the very popular Hangar 9 Ultimate biplane which, unlike most biplanes, doesn’t require flying wires. Let’s see what Mike did during […]
Workshop Build-along, Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, Part 9

Workshop Build-along, Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, Part 9

The Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair ARF build is coming along nicely and we are nearing the Bent-Wing Warbird’s completion. This past weekend I finalized the engine installation as well as the fuel tank and ignition installations. Here’s how the project looks now. The instructions suggest a three-line fuel tank setup but I decided […]
The Radio Control Show 166

The Radio Control Show 166

And we’re back with another episode of The Radio Control Show. This week we take a look at what tires are best for wet conditions, a flying car, an awesome FPV plane, and more. Check it out. LEAVE US A QUESTION ON FACEBOOK for an upcoming show. See this week’s show in its entirety in the video […]
Workshop Build-along, Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, Part 8

Workshop Build-along, Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, Part 8

Now that the engine is all set, it is time to install the engine cowling. This takes a little more effort to get it right and there is a lot of assemble and removal, and repeat involved. But following the directions is definately a good thing here. (Above) First thing, install the muffler. Instructions say […]
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