VQ Models DHC-2 Beaver Review

Jun 07, 2012 4 Comments

When you think of the De Havilland Beaver you are immediately drawn to a true aviation workhorse.  First offered in 1948 with production ceasing in 1967 there are still 100’s of these radial engine beauties out there in a variety of landing configurations and in multiple aviation roles.  Very much like the full-scale version, the [...]

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My first kit: Spirit of “Ob”

Jun 05, 2012 7 Comments

During the summer of 1977 my Dad bought me my first ‘real’ R/C airplane kit.  It was a Midwest Das Little Stik.   It still needed a motor and radio system, however it was a beginning.  The parts & plans must have come out of the box and put back in a hundred times or more before [...]

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Hyper Taxi: out of this world aerobat

Jun 05, 2012 4 Comments

If you are the type of pilot who likes to fly unusual or different airplanes, then the E-flite Hyper Taxi is your bird!  This plane comes complete and only needs to be binded to your favorite Spektrum or JR transmitter. Once you have that connection you will enjoy flying one of the most unusual flying [...]

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The 30th annual Joe Nall — Three Decades of Giant Scale Magic

Jun 05, 2012 3 Comments

This year is the 30th for the Joe Nall.  Woopee!……we are celebrating!  Looking back over the years it all started when Pat Hartness and his good friend Kirby Mckinney, who were passionate about giant scale airplanes, decided to host a fly-in.  The IMAA (International Miniature Aircraft Association) was just 2 years old then.  The very [...]

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Build your own RC Scale UAV Drone

Jun 04, 2012 9 Comments

Are you wondering how you can get your own drone based project or business in the air affordably?  Mesa, Arizona based Thorpe Seeop Corporation, with nearly 30 years experience manufacturing and operating drones, is making truly affordable programs and drones to help Universities, Colleges, small Research and Development organizations and even small startup companies have [...]

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Pilot Projects: 1914 Ingram Foster [July 2012]

Jun 01, 2012 2 Comments

1914 Ingram Foster: Doug enlarged Pat Tritle’s plans to build this 1914 Ingram Foster pusher biplane.  The model has fabric-covered surfaces, pull-pull cables on all controls, is powered by a Saito .65 four stroke.  The 7.5-pound bipe looks like a great flyer! Doug Bromley – Tulsa, OK For more Pilot Projects and on how to [...]

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Tips & Tricks: Keeping The Arm Safe Close [July 2012]

Jun 01, 2012 1 Comment

Keeping The Arm Safe Close: I am a big fan of the Arm Safe from Sharp RC.  I used waxed nylon thread to overcome my problem of leaving the arming plug at home.  I make the attachment using a square knot and securing it to the arming plug, reinforcing it with a couple of drops [...]

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50% Off Deal Of The Week: Advance Aerobatics Made Easy

Jun 01, 2012 No Comments

This high-definition DVD is our hottest yet and includes every maneuver you need to know to become an advanced airshow pilot! Plus, national Aerobatic champion John Glezellis demonstrates competition-level 3D moves that will floor you. Advanced Aerobatics Made Easy picks up where our first Aerobatics Made Easy DVD left off. Advanced maneuvers such as 8-point [...]

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