1956: The first CL28, a maritime reconnaissance version of the Bristol Britannia, is completed by Canadair in Montreal. 1955: Air France orders 24 nationally built Caravelles and 10 Boeing 707s. 1948: An Airborne Transport DC-3 NC16002, disappears while flying to Miami from San Juan, Puerto Rico. The aircraft had reported themselves as […]
Seven days a week, 365 days a year, ModelAirplaneNews.com has you covered with the most interesting, RC-related news stories around. Here’s a list of our top 10 stories of the entire year, based on number of views. If you missed any of these, click on the link to go right to that story. Drumroll, please! 10. In […]
From all the editors to all our Model Airplane News and Electric Flight readers and RC friends, Happy Holidays! We hope you all get that extra special RC present you’ve been good all year for. If you do get something extra special, please tell us what you got. We might add it to our list […]
First Flight Test flown at the Central CT RC Club. Some video shot at MAN’s Southbury club field, courtesy of Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers club. video platform video management video solutions video player Contributor Robert Labriola from the Central CT RC Club, is building a new Gee Bee kit from Alien Aircraft. This laser-cut […]
Wow! We just got this cool little micro indoor fly in the office for review. I actually flew one of the pre-production samples back in April at the Toledo show and it looks like the wait has been worth it! This little Red Baron ride comes complete with its own 2.4GHz mini Tactic radio system […]
From the March 2012 issue of Electric Flight Magazine. By Dan Savage The F-4 Phantom II needs no introduction here. Like the Piper Cub, P-51 Mustang and F-86 Sabre Jet, it is one of those airplanes with a long and storied career. My desire to build an F-4 came from watching my brother Daren fly […]
The 12 O’ Clock High RC Warbird is another great event brought to us by Frank Tiano for aircraft that were flown in the timeframe between 1914 and 1954. The event is not a competition but one of the best fly ins at one of the best flying facilities there is. A great event that every warbird […]
Don’t miss this week’s The Radio Control Show holiday special where we take a look at the SE5a Scout ARF from ParkZone , ROT (rocket-assisted take off), some funny holiday antics, and much more. Check in every week right here on modelairplanenews.com for a new episode. Click the video player below to watch episode 138!
Many flyer like using Li-po or LiFe battery in their aircraft because they are light weight and have a much higher capacity then NiCad and NiMh batteries. Spektrum has responded to this need with a new line of High voltage servos. Two of the newest are the A6110 High-Voltage Standard Servo and the 7030 HV […]
If you fly giant scale gas powered RC airplanes, and who doesn’t?, you know the importance of keeping your fuel clean. Designed to work with the BLITZ brand gasoline cans (available at Wal-Mart and other hardware stores,) the new Fox “Fuel Can Topper” kit is a great way to keep your supply of fuel clean […]
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Are you ready to get organized? If you are serious about modeling you know you need hardware and small fasteners (Screws, Nuts, Washer, Bolts, etc.,) to properly build your RC models. But going to the local hardware store or hobby shop can get a little expensive when buying specialty hardware. RTL is a great source […]