Road to Top Gun Update — Jack Buckley, Reed Clipped-Wing Cub

Apr 27, 2012 3 Comments

  We just got another update from a regular Top Gun contestant, Jack Buckley. Jack is planning on flying a brand new 1/3 scale Reed Clipped-Wing Cub. Right now it is still in bones but almost ready to cover. It has all full-size ribs,  (no half ribs), and Jack is presently setting up the wing attachment to the [...]

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10th Anniversary Of RCX Begins Tomorrow In Long Beach, CA

Apr 27, 2012 No Comments

Calling all R.C enthusiasts! The 10th Anniversary of RCX [Radio Control Expo] will be held this Saturday, April 28th from 10 A.M To 6 P.M & Sunday, April 29th 10 A.M to 4 P.M at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California.  You can buy tickets until Midnight [EST] on April 27th for [...]

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Exclusive Sneak Peek — E-flite UMX Micro Gee Bee R1 — with Video

Apr 27, 2012 2 Comments

From the first test flight flown by MAN contributor Greg Gimlick, here’s the new micro Gee Bee doing its thing. Watch for a full review in the August issue of MAN! The new UMX Gee Bee also has the AS3X Stabilization system so it is a real joy to fly! Check out the video!   [...]

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The Radio Control Show 156

Apr 27, 2012 No Comments

World’s smallest helicopter! Would you take a seat in a 165-pound rotorcraft that looks like a vehicle out of a science fiction movie? Check out the  smallest man-carrying helicopter in this week’s show

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Top Flite F4U Corsair review

Apr 26, 2012 1 Comment

One of the coolest looking Warbirds of WWII had to be the F4U Corsair.  With that big prop and gull wings it was a totally different looking plane from all others.  Top Flite has released its new smaller sized F4U Corsair ARF and Arron Strietzel let you know what he thought about this great looking [...]

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Alien Aircraft F4U-1 Corsair

Apr 25, 2012 1 Comment

Whether you call it the Bent Wing Bird, Whistling Death, or the Sweetheart of Okinawa you’ll command the sky with the new F4U-1 Corsair from Alien Aircraft Corp. It’s quick building will have you tearing up the sky in minimum time. Its rugged all wood construction provides a strong, light weight structure that delivers outstanding [...]

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How to: Add ailerons for a “full-house” jet

Apr 24, 2012 7 Comments

Several years ago a flying buddy brought a Phase 3 F-16 out to the flying field. It was the first EDF jet I ever saw fly, not counting Bob Violett’s Electra which had made quite an impression on everyone at Florida Jets earlier that year. This F-16 is a really nice flying, hand-launched foam model. [...]

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Fly the Vertical S

Apr 24, 2012 1 Comment

      The vertical S maneuver is easy to learn, but you’ll need to practice to make it perfect. In this video, contributor Jason Benson guides you through each step of the maneuver and lets you know what pitfalls to avoid.

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