From the Workshop — Building the Ultimate Thunderbolt

Sep 26, 2012 5 Comments

This exclusive “From the workshop” story is from Frank Tiano’s article published in the 2012 December “Scale Special Issue” of Model Airplane News. Not exactly a Flight Report or Product Review, it is Frank’s take on building one of the very best warbird kits he thinks is available today, the CARF-Models P-47 Thunderbolt. Let’s get [...]

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Workshop Tip — How to Drill a Cowl

Sep 26, 2012 No Comments

How To Drill a Cowl from Hidden Index Holes The Problem: You’re working on a model and you need to drill the cowl to match pre-drilled holes in the fuselage, but you can’t access that area once the cowl is in place. The Solution: Grab your masking tape, pin, marker, drill, cowl, and fuselage then follow [...]

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The Radio Control Show Episode 177

Sep 21, 2012 No Comments

Join us for another episode of The Radio Control Show! This week, we head over to New York state to check out the NEAT fair. Check out the full show in the player below.

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Scale WW II Perfection

Sep 20, 2012 7 Comments

In the December 2012 issue of MAN, our Scale Special issue, Sal Iasilli reported on his amazing giant scale Fieseler Storch build from the Vogelsang Aeroscale kit. Sal too many more photos than could be used in the print article so we’ve included there here in this exclusive online article. Here’s Sal’s complete text, photos and video. [...]

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NEAT Fair Highlight — Dave Baron’s Giant B-17 Bomber turns 17!

Sep 19, 2012 No Comments

When ever you attend the all-electric NEAT Fair in Downsville, NY, there are many unique and exciting planes and pilots to be seen. One regular is at the event is my good RC buddy Dave Baron who flies a variety of electric planes there including his amazing B-17 Flying Fortress. This can be consider a generational [...]

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Sneak Peek: Ferocious FW-190

Sep 17, 2012 20 Comments

While attending the recent all electric NEAT Fair in Downsville, NY, I met up with good RC buddy Dan Landis who was showing off his piloting skills with a new warbird! The new Top Flite FW-190 “Butcher Bird” is a Gold Edition giant scale ARF and it is designed for 50cc size gas engines. Dan [...]

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Clover Creek Champions

Sep 17, 2012 No Comments

Top three finishers Gernot Bruckmann, David Moser, and Kurt Koelling standing tall and proud! In the foreground is the plane that Tony Russo from Dalton Aviation had built and finished for the event raffle. Pilots started pulling into Toone, Tennessee about a week before the contest and the weather couldn’t have been better! Clear skies, light [...]

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The Radio Control Show Episode 176

Sep 14, 2012 No Comments

This week on The Radio Control Show we take a look at the Horizon Hobby Air Meet and get an in depth interview with professional air show pilot Matt Chapman. Watch the full video in the player below.

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