We recently chose the winners of the first Air Age Media RC Scholarship contest! Each applicant was asked to submit an essay on how RC has had a positive impact on his or her life. Although we received entries from numerous explemplary students, two applicants truly stood out from all the rest. We’d like to congratulate Billy Janus and Gustavo Salazar as the first-ever recipients [...]
World Champion Drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Mustang Slide into RCX!
That’s right! Vaughn Gitten Jr., the 2010 Formula Drift champ, will be appearing at RCX Chicago! You’ll also be able to check out his tricked-out Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Racing Mustang and see what makes it perform. He will even do a drift demo/ride along with fans at the Odeum. Buy your tickets online now [...]
The revolutionary ENYA 180X-GS is a new and innovative gasoline burning 2-stroke engine that runs with a glow plug! No spark plug or ignition system required. Here’s some test results for peak RPM for this new 30cc, 1.8ci gas burner from Enya! All props were the standard Zinger wood. 18×6-10 7,400 18×10 6,900 20×8 [...]
ParkZone has a new sleek looking aircraft that is sure to please any scale enthusiast. The ICON Aircraft is one of the hottest new aircraft in general aviation and is now an outstanding ParkZone replica. The ICON A5 was designed in cooperation with ICON Aircraft for looks and flight characteristics to match the full-scale flyer. [...]
Held at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio the 9th Jet World Masters (July 24th – August 6th) is in full swing and Model Airplane News is there! Our own Debra Cleghorn, Executive Editor of Model Airplane News and our Ace videographer Joe Arthur [...]
This 112-inch-span ARF is an excellent sport flyer that’s fully aerobatic and has enough power and wing loading to tow sailplanes! It’s ideally suited to a 100 to 120cc twin engine, and a 104-inch-span turbo-prop version is in the works. A full retracting undercarriage is also available. Check out all the paint schemes you can choose [...]