1988: the U.S. Air Force publicly unveils the Lockheed Martin F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft. 1972: The world’s first geostationary communications satellite, Canada’s Anik-1 was launched from Florida. The project was a joint venture by Telesat Canada and the Hughes Aircraft Company. 1967: The Apollo 4 mission is launched. The mission was an unmanned […]
The new George Lucas film “Red Tails” a film about the WW2 Tuskegee Airman, is still several months away from release and already there’s a wave of “Pros and Cons” about whether people will want to go and see it or not because of all the hype! Let’s face it Hollywood has produced some really amazing and entertaining films […]
We were lucky enough to meet up with Marty Nelson and check out this great looking Hangar 9 Mustang. Now what makes this Mustang a truly unique thing is what is on top of the wing. Marty has collected the signatures of 14 Tuskegee Airmen and woman. He started this collection of signatures with the former base […]
In this video, we interview Michael York about the Seagull PC-9 Pilatus. Michael is quite impressed with the build and flight performance of this very affordable ARF. One that we are sure you will want to add to your hangar. Check out this sweet flying bird and be sure to read the full review in […]
Good engine performance and reliable starts depend on a properly installed and maintained fuel system. When you think about it, RC model airplanes rely on two basic systems to fly, the radio system and the power system. Whether you have a nitro burning glow engine or a high octane gasoline sipping power plane, if your engine […]
Cool! Disney has launched the first teaser trailer for Planes, their upcoming Cars spin-off focusing on the planes from that world. This isn’t another full Pixar film or even a short film, instead it’s a straight-to-DVD spin-off for Disney to sell to younger audiences, as young kids totally love the Cars universe. The trailer […]
Getting into gassers is “Extra” easy with this quick-building aerobat! Aeroworks has quite a few sweet-looking models on its website (the airplanes, guys) and after reviewing the 30cc Edge, I couldn’t wait until its 30cc cousin, the Extra 300 was released. Rather than do a complete comparison of these two aerobatic platforms, I would like […]
In this Friday’s show, you don’t want to miss some awesome flight footage from a full-contact combat event, the latest in real-time telemetry, our Blade Scout CX micro helicopter giveaway and much more!
We just uploaded another great online exclusive article to our MAN site’s Members Only Section. Flying Scale Maneuvers the right way to Improve your flight scores. (from MAN Classic Article Collection). Text by Dave Patrick; Photos by Gerry Yarrish & Hope McCall; Illustrations by FX Models Here’s a Clip! “In competition aerobatics, we’re concerned only […]
Are you looking for your first plane, one that is easy to fly, land and most of all durable and easy to repair? You may be in luck, we just tested the new ready to fly Sensei foam trainer from Flyzone. Listen to what our reviewer Mike Stroup has to say about this nice all […]
Where does RC electric Tech and General Aviation Tech come together? Late in October 2011, a group of German tinkerers successfully completed the world’s first manned flight with an electric-powered “multi-copter.” With 16 redundent motors and rotors, the pilot sits atop the machine and controls it with an RC transmitter. The one-minute-and-30-second flight was proof of […]
As of October 18, 2011 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Program Office (UAPO) has put on hold their decision as to the need to adjust any of the previous Advisory Circular 91-57 issued in June of 1981. At this point it could be February 2012 before we have a proposed rule. The advisory […]
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