Workshop Tips — Florio Flyer 60 Build-along — Engine Mount

Feb 23, 2012 No Comments

The Florio Flyer 60 build is quickly approaching the covering and finishing phase and one of the last things to do to wrap up the fuselage construction is to install the engine and add the engine compartment fairing blocks. Let’s get to it.   Start by placing your engine on the already installed hardwood mount [...]

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Workshop Tips — Florio Flyer 60 Build-along — Tail-Mounted Servos

Feb 22, 2012 4 Comments

So, our last workshop secession finished up all the basic fuselage, wing and tail construction completed and we have the landing gear and the engine and radio equipment installed. Here’s the latest details to finish up the Florio Flyer 60. We still have to finish out the nose of the plane by adding the engine [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update — Gary Price P-47 Thunderbolt

Feb 22, 2012 No Comments

  Gary and Brian Prince, from North Canton, Ohio, will be bringing a Meister P-47 called “Zombie” and a CARF Corsair for this year’s Top Gun event. Gary will be flying the P-47 at Top Gun this year, and Dino Di Giorgio will be flying our new Corsair in the Unrestricted Class. The P-47 was [...]

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Great Planes Shoestring, the classic pylon racer

Feb 21, 2012 No Comments

Race planes have to be some of the coolest looking aircraft around.  Very few have as much history as the Shoestring racer.  If you ever want to try out a pylon racer, Great planes offer a nice looking Shoestring that is sure to please.   Check out what John Reid and Michael York have to [...]

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How long have you been in the RC hobby?

Feb 21, 2012 171 Comments

It’s time for the question of the day. Today, we’d like to know how long you’ve been in the RC hobby!

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Kit Build-along Continued — Florio Flyer 60 Fuselage with Video

Feb 20, 2012 No Comments

So, after wrapping up the wing and ailerons, lets move on to the fuselage. Really this is little more than a long tapering box structure and again, like the wing, not all that complicated or hard to do. You first should have your radio gear and engine and fuel system as you’ll be building the fuselage [...]

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Road to Top Gun Update –Wayne Fussell, P-47 Thunderbolt

Feb 20, 2012 No Comments

Built by Wayne Fussell from a Meister Scale kit in a little over a year. This impressive P-47 made its debut at Top Gun in 2011 when it placed 5th in Pro-Am Pro, piloted by P.J. Ash. For 2012, upgrades have been made and Wayne’s Thunderbolt will be flown by Dino DiGiorgio owner/operator of Meister Scale. The Jug has a [...]

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The Radio Control Show 146

Feb 17, 2012 1 Comment

Check out this week’s episode of The Radio Control Show where we give you a look at the Hangar 9 Giant Scale P-47D Thunderbolt, some amazing synchronized flying, contest winners, and much more. Tune in every Friday right here on modelairplanenews.com and don’t forget to like our page on FACEBOOK. View episode 146 in the [...]

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