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Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly) day 2

Here is the video of the second day of assemble of the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I finished the flap assembly and move on to the retracts. This is very little modification needed to install the Robart retracts and this moves along much quicker than many other retract installations.  This plane will have an […]
Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly)

Hangar 9 P-47 Build (assembly)

Hay gang, here is the video of the first days assemble of the Hangar 9 P-47 Thunder Bolt.  I started with talking out the wrinkles in the covering (not shown in the video) and move on to installing the ailerons. I was able to start on the flaps before stopping for the day.  I wish […]
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Hobby Lobby P-47 Thunderbolt — Wicked Rabbit Flightline Video

Hobby Lobby P-47 Thunderbolt — Wicked Rabbit Flightline Video

The newest P-47 Thunderbolt from Hobby Lobby, the Wicked Rabbit, is a cool looking, nice flying mid-size foamy warbird and our own Model Airplane News Sr. Tech Editor, Gerry Yarrish took our review plane to the flying field for a test hop. With great looks and excellent flight characteristics, Gerry says this one is a winner. […]
On this Day in Aviation History — January 25

On this Day in Aviation History — January 25

2004: NASA’s “Opportunity” rover lands on Mars.   1990: The Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird spy planes are retired from SAC service.   1983: The Swedish/U.S. Saab-Fairchild 340 transport, the first aircraft built by collaboration, makes its first flight.   1952: North American F-86 Sabre jet fighters shoot down 10 Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15s over North Korea.   1930: […]
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How NOT to make friends at the flying field

How NOT to make friends at the flying field

Ok with tongue firmly set in cheek, here are some not so set in stone rules to live by if you want to enjoy the hobby and make friends at the club flying field. Step one is to keep everything in perspective. Hey man! This is a freakin’ hobby and is suppose to be fun! […]
Ogar SZD-45 from The Wings Maker: Online review

Ogar SZD-45 from The Wings Maker: Online review

Looking for a high-performance powered glider that’s capable of full aerobatics and extreme flight attitudes? Check out David Vaught’s online review here. With a huge 98.5-inch wingspan, the Ogar has plenty of room in its fuselage for camera equipment, so it’s an ideal platform for aerial surveillance. The Wings Maker Company is always trying to […]
Adjustable Workbench How-To

Adjustable Workbench How-To

Avoid back pain while building model airplanes with this adjustable unit! When designer Joe Marrone saw an electrically adjustable workbench for sale, he set out to build his own. Here’s how you can build one, too! I love to build airplanes, mostly from kits, occasionally from scratch, and even an occasional ARF.  I have always […]
Alien Aircraft Extra 300 — Build-Along Part 2

Alien Aircraft Extra 300 — Build-Along Part 2

This online build-along of the new Alien Aircraft Extra 300 is brought to us from the workbench of MAN contributor Robert Labriola of the Central Connecticut RC Club. Robert is a great builder and is taking the time to show how this great flying, easy to build laser cut airplane kit goes together. Here’s what Bob has to […]
The Radio Control Show LIVE!

The Radio Control Show LIVE!

We’ll be testing out a new format in addition to our successful weekly web show. The Radio Control Show Live will begin tomorrow, Tuesday January 24th, at 12PM EST on The Radio Control Show facebook fan page, RC Car Action fanpage, and Model Airplane News fanpage. Tune in, ask your questions, and interact live with Hope and Kevin. The show will […]
VOTE for your favorite amateur video!

VOTE for your favorite amateur video!

We’ve selected the top 5 videos in The Radio Control Show Best Amateur Video Contest. Now it’s up to you to pick the winner. First prize receives TWO Team Associated SC10 RS short course trucks! Just go to The Radio Control Show facebook page and click the tab in the left to cast your vote. Only one […]
Red Tails Movie — Today’s the Day!!!

Red Tails Movie — Today’s the Day!!!

Well, it’s January 20, 2012! Do you plan to see this exciting new movie? The retelling the Tuskegee Airman’s story is sure to impress a lot of folk who might not even know the history of this fighter group!  The editors at MAN can’t wait! Be sure to also check out our February 2012 Red Tails issue […]
Min-E Taurus — Plans available now at the Air Age Store

Min-E Taurus — Plans available now at the Air Age Store

If you are looking for a great flying, easy to build vintage pattern ship, but are also looking for something easy to build without breaking the bank, than this miniature electric powered version of the 1960s era Taurus is for you. It’s now on sale at the Air Age Store. Here’s a close up of […]
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