World’s Largest RC Aircraft? C-17 Globemaster III

Aug 06, 2011 3 Comments

C-17 Globemaster III, by Davie Mathews This 1/9-scale RC C-17 Globemaster model was built in the UK. It is a special “one off” model and is possibly the largest RC model aircraft flying today. It was custom designed and built for a Discovery Channel documentary that aired in the UK and is the work a [...]

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Brian Perkins’ RAF SE5a Scout–An RC Spotlight!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Photos and Words by Ken Park   I first met Brian Perkins at the Kingston Radio Control Club last fall at the August Giant Scale IMAA event and I enjoyed seeing him beat up the flying field flying his large Spitfire.  With just one look you can tell Brian has a passion for scale and [...]

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Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Aug 05, 2011 1 Comment

Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years!  This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown [...]

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We have a winner. Well, two winners.

Aug 04, 2011 2 Comments

We recently chose the winners of the first Air Age Media RC Scholarship contest! Each applicant was asked to submit an essay on how RC has had a positive impact on his or her life. Although we received entries from numerous explemplary students, two applicants truly stood out from all the rest. We’d like to congratulate Billy Janus and Gustavo Salazar as the first-ever recipients [...]

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Jet World Masters

Aug 03, 2011 3 Comments

What better place to hold a scale RC plane event than at the U.S. Air Force National Museum? The 9th annual Jet World Masters, held for the first time in the U.S., is the place to be to see world-class scale jets. Teams from 17 countries are here, with scale RC jet-powered planes of all [...]

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World Champion Drifter Vaughn Gittin Jr. and the Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Mustang Slide into RCX!

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

That’s right! Vaughn Gitten Jr., the 2010 Formula Drift champ, will be appearing at RCX Chicago! You’ll also be able to check out his tricked-out Monster Energy/Falken Tire Ford Racing Mustang and see what makes it perform. He will even do a drift demo/ride along with fans at the Odeum. Buy your tickets online now [...]

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Enya 180X-GS Gas Burning 2-stroke–just in for review

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

The revolutionary ENYA 180X-GS is a new and innovative gasoline burning 2-stroke engine that runs with a glow plug! No spark plug or ignition system required. Here’s some test results for peak RPM for this new 30cc, 1.8ci gas burner from Enya!    All props were the standard Zinger wood.           18×6-10               7,400                    18×10                  6,900                   20×8                    [...]

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ParkZone ICON A5

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

ParkZone has a new sleek looking aircraft that is sure to please any scale enthusiast. The ICON Aircraft is one of the hottest new aircraft in general aviation and is now an outstanding ParkZone replica. The ICON A5 was designed in cooperation with ICON Aircraft for looks and flight characteristics to match the full-scale flyer. [...]

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