Build a Ford Trimotor!

May 27, 2012 4 Comments

Another amazing construction article from the master of lightweight scale flyers, Pat Tritle, this time it his impressive Ford Trimotor. Designed for three electric motors and a single 2S LiPo battery pack, this impressive build-it-your-self plan set is now available at , ahead of the article in the September issue of Electric Flight. Easy [...]

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Rocket Powered RC Airplanes — Good Fun or Big Problem?

May 26, 2012 27 Comments

Since the early 1990s there have been many RC hobbists enjoying themselves trying to combine the thrill of model rocketry with the control and larger size of RC airplanes. The most popular was the old Aerotech Phoenix RC rocket glider, and the internet is full of projects being worked on even today. When it comes [...]

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The Radio Control Show 160

May 25, 2012 No Comments

This week on The Radio Control Show we take a look at an RC plane that goes a little too far and ends up crashing into the water, a scratch built T-34 Mentor, bloopers, and much more. See the full video in the player below:

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What’s your latest RC Purchase?

May 25, 2012 15 Comments

It’s time for the question of the day. What was your latest RC purchase? Join the discussion in the comments section below or on YouTube!

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BH Models Landscape

May 22, 2012 2 Comments

Are you looking for something refreshingly out of the ordinary or something new that has a big “wow” factor? Well, here it is, the BH Models Landscape! BH Models has produced an impressive, unique and beautiful semiscale model of a Lancair Super ES Experimental Kit Plane. You can see the full review in the in the Sept. Issue [...]

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Top Gun 2012 Video Interview Page

May 19, 2012 3 Comments

Teaming up a great scale builder with a great pilot is a sure recipe for success at an event like Top Gun. Get the inside scoop on how aerobatic champ John Glezellis turned “scale” to fly Mark Frankel’s T-34 Beechcraft to place in Team this year.  We also have an interview with Mike Gross, who had the [...]

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BH Models Westland Wyvern

May 18, 2012 7 Comments

BH Models is no stranger to releasing new and unusual aircraft, and now you can add the Westland Wyvern to your list of must have!  This recent release of this unique 1950s British naval strike aircraft is one that you will enjoy having in your hangar.  This is the same type of plane that has [...]

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KMP P-51D Mustang: Super-scale foam fighter

May 18, 2012 13 Comments

We had a great time recently test flying several new airplanes for MAN and Electric Flight. One of the standouts was the new 62 inch span P-51D Mustang from Kondor Model Products. We had a blast flying the “Big Beautiful Doll” and we were very pleased with its performance. Construction: EPO FOAM Prop:16×6 4-blade Wingspan:62″ [...]

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