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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Jet World Masters–Online coverage!

Aug 03, 2011 No Comments

Held at the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio the 9th Jet World Masters (July 24th – August 6th) is in full swing and Model Airplane News is there!    Our own Debra Cleghorn, Executive Editor of Model Airplane News and our Ace videographer Joe Arthur [...]

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CARF-Models SIAI Marchetti

Aug 02, 2011 No Comments

This 112-inch-span ARF is an excellent sport flyer that’s fully aerobatic and has enough power and wing loading to tow sailplanes! It’s ideally suited to a 100 to 120cc twin engine, and a 104-inch-span turbo-prop version is in the works. A full retracting undercarriage is also available.  Check out all the paint schemes you can choose [...]

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Behind-The-Scenes at Model Airplane News

Aug 02, 2011 1 Comment

Here is a sample shot of what I got to do all day today.  This is a photo of us working Behind-The-Scenes here at Model Airplane news. This is the work we are doing for our video series that coincides with some great flying articles by Dave Scott.  Today we are working on the P-Loop [...]

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