With today’s amazing supply of top quality and reasonably priced radio equipment, equipping your airplane can be a relatively easy assignment. But you do need to know a few basics rules of the road. Here’s some tips to get you off to a good start. Initial Setup Before setting up your radio’s control functions, you have to […]
Every once in a while a product comes out that may not be exactly made for RC, but it’s something we can use to enhance our enjoyment of it. The Pocket Radar is just such an item. This little unit looks nothing like what you would think a radar gun should look like, […]
This past weekend, Gerry Yarrish attended the 45th annual Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in NY and had a great time bring all the fun and excitement to the MAN website. Be sure to check out all our on-site action footage. This years WW1 and Classic RC aviation Jamboree saw a new format for the event […]
With the sun shining and more planes and pilots joining the party, the 2011 RC Jamboree is picking up steam and the fun factor is kicking into overdrive. Here are some of the great airplanes sitting waiting their turn at the pilot station.
If there is a place where the passion of RC melds together with the magic of vintage Aviation history, it has to be the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in NY. Each year the second weekend in September, the time barriors fold together and bring the best of antique aeroplanes and RC scale models in a way […]
In today’s fast-paced world we are surround by many things that give you instant satisfaction, and the RC community is not immune to this reality. At any given flying field on any given day, you will find a majority of aircraft are assembled from an ARF (Almost ready to Fly) kit. Occasionally you will find […]
Signs of the time! Well, it’s that time of year again and I can’t think of a better way to signal the approaching end of summer than spending the weekend at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in NY. This year is the 45th annual event for RC WW1 and vintage classic scale airplanes. Folks from all […]
Our sister magazine, Flight Journal, is honored to present stories of those who were directly involved in the events of 9/11 as pilots or flight crew. This excerpt from the October issue, on newsstands now, is yet another view of the event that has shaped our present and our future. This link also shares three first-person pilot […]
[kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_fg32lvbz” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] This maneuver combines a rather elegant move with a harsh element. The basic Cuban- is spiced up a little by performing one and one-half negative snap rolls on the down line to return the plane to upright flight.
As part of MAN’s continuing tour of aviation history, this post shows just some of the many notable happenings on this day September 8. You’ll be surprized. 2005 – Two Russian EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock, Arkansas. This marks the first time Russia has flown such a […]
Converting a 1/3-scale aerobat from glow to electric comes with a host of considerations: which motor and mount to use? What voltage and amperage battery packs? What size prop works best? And last but not least, does it need a safety arming switch? In this article, Joe Ziomek of Islamorada, Florida shares how he converted […]
Setting up a plane for your first flight is a critical step. Most of us fiddle with stuffing all the electronics into the fuselage and then placing it on the center of gravity (CG) stand. If we are wrong, we move some things around and try it again hopefully getting it right through trial and […]