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Honoring Our Flag on Flag Day

Honoring Our Flag on Flag Day

The flag of the United States represents freedom and has been an enduring symbol of our country’s ideals since its early days. The American flag, also nicknamed “Old Glory,” consists of 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed […]
Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk, First Look!

Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk, First Look!

We got our first look at the Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk, and we were impressed.  The P-40B is an easy to assemble ARF that went together quickly, with very clear directions.  Once done you have a great looking fighter that is very solid in the air right out of the box with no modifications. We […]
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Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 4

Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 4

With the wing all taken care of, the next step is assemblying the tail surfaces. The first step is to attach the plastic attachment tabs on the elevator control rods. Be sure to thread each of them the same number of turns so the control linkage leverage is the same length. The horizontal stabilizer and […]
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Win a Gorilla Glue Prize Package!

Win a Gorilla Glue Prize Package!

What are the last two things you glued together? Enter our Facebook contest and your innovative answer could win you this $50 Gorilla Glue prize package. Contest ends June 19, and winners will be chosen by the Model Airplane News editors. Good luck! www.Facebook.com/modelairplanenews [Please free to reply here, but remember that only responses on our […]
Alien Aircraft Stearman PT-17 Kit — Build-along Part 1

Alien Aircraft Stearman PT-17 Kit — Build-along Part 1

This is a new Model Airplane News Exclusive Build-Along highlighting the upcoming model airplane review to be published in MAN. Contributor Rick Bell has a long history in the RC hobby and has build countless RC kits and has published many articles, how tos and product reviews. This laser-cut airplane was designed by Tom Herr […]
Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 3

Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 3

The next step after getting the Top Flite Giant Scale Corsair up on its gear is to get the outer wing panels attached. There are some teflon alignment pegs that have to be glued into the outer ribs of the center section and then you have to install the forward carbon fiber attachment rod with […]
Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 2

Workshop Build-Along — Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair — Part 2

Well, the Corsair build is going nicely, and yesterday I basically finished the wings. That includes installing the flap and aileron servos and linkages and bolting in the new electric retracts from Robart. The first thing to do is to unwrap the servos and center them with the radio and receiver. After that, setup the […]
RitewingRC Zephyr II Review — With Video!

RitewingRC Zephyr II Review — With Video!

 The concept of a flying wing or tailless fixed-wing aircraft is not new, the idea has been around since as early as World War I.  This design has been adopted into the RC world with great success, most notably with the Zagi craze.  The next generation of flying wings are bigger, stronger and faster.  The […]
Sneak Peek: Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, part 1

Sneak Peek: Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair, part 1

Well, I finally cleaned up my workshop so I could start getting serious about my new project build, the Top Flite Corsair ARF. This giant scale airplane has a 86.5 inch span and it comes with most of the major assemblies built and covered with matt finish Monokote. Out of the box everything looks really […]
The Radio Control Show 162

The Radio Control Show 162

It’s that time of the week again! Join us for episode 162 of The Radio Control Show. This time, we take an in depth look at Kondor Model Products P-51 Mustang, some sick slope soaring, and much more. Check it out!
New Robart Electric Giant Scale Retracts — 90-Degree Rotating Corsair Gear

New Robart Electric Giant Scale Retracts — 90-Degree Rotating Corsair Gear

The long anticipated electrically driven Robart retracts are here! Wow! I just got the gear last night and right out of the box, they work flawlessly! The landing gear are controlled and setup with a control box that plugs into your radio’s retract (Channel 5) receiver port, and you have the option of using an […]
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