Now you can access your favorite RC magazine on your iPad or iPhone! We are happy to announce that the Model Airplane News app is live in the Apple iTunes App Store! Download the free app to view thumbnails of the most recent covers and view the tables of contents; get full access to issues with […]
The latest warbird in Top Flite’s lineup, this .60-size Corsair is dressed to impress, with operational, multi-section flaps, recessed gauges on the instrument panel, hidden rudder and elevator linkages (and pre-hinged ailerons and flaps!), flat-finish MonoKote covering and a decal set. A fiberglass cowl, tail access panel and belly pan are painted to exactly match […]
This week’s show features a propeller safety tip, The ninth annual Nashville Pro Bro , full-size Lazair ultralight , a 100mph rc car, turbine powered boats, and much more. Click the video below to see the full episode.
1974: Pioneer II sends photos back to NASA as it nears Jupiter. 1943: The department of Aviation Medicine and Physiological Research is authorized at the Naval Air Material Center, to study physiological factors particularly as related to design of high speed and high altitude aircraft. In one test volunteers played cards between periods […]
Last week I got to meet up with Mike Greenshields from Global Hobby Distributors to check out their newest ARF. It is a rather large EDF from N-Tech Jets and I have to say that this is one great looking and flying plane. It looks great just sitting on the runway, and in the air–wow! […]
Your favorite Hitec radio just got even better! This feature-packed 2.4GHz transmitter has a high-intensity, white backlit LDC screen, back-mounted slider knob and ultra-smooth, quad ball-bearing gimbals. And with 16-model memory, intuitive control switches and telemetry options galore (including sensor monitoring and on-board receiver low-battery warning!), the Eclipse 7 Pro has everything you need. Fixed-wing, […]
With the rapid improvements in micro electric power systems and the widespread popularity of foam 3D planes, indoor flying events have become more and more popular. These fun events offer a chance to fly and socialize during the cold winter months, and the JR Indoor in Columbus, OHis one of the biggest and best. Renowned […]
For many reasons, heat-shrink plastic films are easily the most popular way to cover a model airplane. They’re easy to apply and come in just about every color imaginable; they’re odorless, non-toxic and almost completely fuel-proof. It’s easy to achieve a great-looking model without a lot of effort; you only need to know the basics […]
Tune in this week to The Radio Control Show’s Thanksgiving special. Episode 134 is packed with tech tips, fun action videos, social media debates, and more. Join us here every week for a new episode. Click the video below to watch the full video.
2009: First Pakistan made JF-17 Thunder handed over to thr Pakistan Air Force. The JF-17 Thunder is a state-of-the-art multi role aircraft produced at the Pakistan Aeronautical Complex in Kamra. 1996: Ethiopian Airlines Flight 961, a 767-300 registered ET-AIZ, crashed after running out of fuel in the Comoro Islands in Africa after a […]
Two-stroke glow engines are by far the most popular engines used to power RC model airplanes. They are relatively inexpensive for the power they produce, they are easy to start, run and maintain, and once you learn how to properly take care of them they will last for many years. […]
The Mighty Sea Fury Returns! The E-flite Hawker Sea Fury 480 ARF is an new electric-powered scale model of the famous British fighter. Like many of the E-flite plane, the airframe is produced using injection-molded Z-Foam material, which offers lightweight, durable and easily repairable construction. All these features make this a great plane for beginner and […]