Unmanned Flight Rules on Hold with FAA

Nov 04, 2011 2 Comments

As of October 18, 2011 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Program Office (UAPO) has put on hold their decision as to the need to adjust any of the previous Advisory Circular 91-57 issued in June of 1981.  At this point it could be February 2012 before we have a proposed rule.  The advisory [...]

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Sneak peek: KMP L-4 Grasshopper

Nov 03, 2011 No Comments

Constructed of lite-ply and balsa, this IMAA-legal L-4 Grasshopper from Kondor Model Products is a simple semi-scale version of an aircraft operated by Thomas S. Damm, an airline captain in Denmark. It is expertly covered and painted at the factory in an authentic flat olive drab and has a great overall finish. Included in the [...]

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Harry Higley books & gear now available from Sullivan Products

Nov 03, 2011 No Comments

The popular line of Harry Higley books, tools and accessories was just acquired by another RC mainstay, Sullivan Products. In a recent press release, Sullivan notes: “It is our plan to replace [Harry Higley] inventory and expand the product line as soon as we can.  We will take over the website and give a major [...]

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Seagull Models PC9, our latest review

Nov 03, 2011 3 Comments

The Seagull Models PC9 is a scale beauty that you will want to own, this is one of our newest review planes and it will soon be appearing in Model Airplane News.  Watch the video and see what our reviewer Michael York has to say about this great looking plane. We are sure that you [...]

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AeroWorks P-51 converted over to a Red Tail Tuskegee Fighter; Part 2

Nov 02, 2011 6 Comments

Are you looking to do a little ARF kit bashing?  Check out what I did to the AeroWorks P-51 in this how-to video on my conversion from the Excalibur Mustang to the Tuskegee Red Tailed Mustang.  I show you how to use easily available material to do cosmetic surgery and create the plane design you [...]

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Hangar 9 30CC P47

Nov 02, 2011 14 Comments

Check out this video of the Hangar 9 giant scale 30CC P47. Model Airplane News editor Debra Cleghorn gets the low down in this video interview. Click the video below to view.

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Great Planes Mr. Mulligan MAN Review Coming Soon!

Nov 02, 2011 No Comments

What do you do when nobody is going to the field on a beautiful sunny clear fall day because of the wind? Well, if you’re not faint of heart and you have a buddy willing to go….you go test fly your newest airplane! That’s exactly what we did with my new Great Planes Mr Mulligan [...]

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House of Balsa Electric Commander: MAN Review & Video

Nov 02, 2011 6 Comments

Built, and reviewed by Nick Ziroli Sr. in the February 2012 issue of MAN   When I think of or see an Aero Commander I can’t help thinking of Bob Hoover. He did an incredible air show routine with this rather large twin piston engine corporate airplane. Dead stick loop, 8 point roll and landing, [...]

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