Model Repair, 10-Steps to a Fast Fix

Jul 06, 2011 2 Comments

We’ve all done it. That one dumb thumb move, the very brief moment when our brain wanted to go right and our thumb decided to go left. There’s nothing you can do but pick up the pieces and take them back to the shop. Some professional aircraft impact testers even have a trash bag in [...]

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Model Airplane News September Magazine On Sale Now. Check out some images from the issue!

Jul 06, 2011 No Comments

Sebart Wind S, BH Models Pitts, Seagull Models T-6A Texan II, Great Planes Escapade

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Frank Tiano’s Monster Thunderbolt

Jul 05, 2011 1 Comment

Everyone who is active in scale and Giant scale RC aircraft, certainly knows the name Frank Tiano. The promoter of Top Gun and Florida Jets as well as the Monster Planes fly in. I just got an email from Frank showing off his latest project.  If you’re curious about how big the P-47s he and the [...]

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Sport 180, first look at Hobby People’s new plane.

Jul 05, 2011 No Comments

Last Thursday I spent some time with Mike Greenshields at Hobby People’s main office in Fountain Valley California.  While I was there, Mike showed me their brand new prototype aircraft, the new Sport 180.  This great looking park flyer resembles a Cessna and is one sweet flyer.  It will come with its own transmitter and [...]

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4th of July Flying Fun!

Jul 04, 2011 2 Comments

What are you doing this 4th of July? Going to the RC flying field? Chillin’ with friends for a BBQ? What about going to an aviation museum or airshow? The old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, Rhinebeck, NY is an awesome place to spend a few hours watching some amazing vintage and antique airplanes do what they do [...]

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Thunder Tiger Raptor G4 E720 Electric Heli

Jul 04, 2011 No Comments

Designed for precision aerobatic and 3D performance, this electric machine is available in both flybar and flybarless versions. It features Quick Calibration Setup, a helical main gear, a higher motor mount and battery between the frames for improved balance and CG and weighs up to a pound less than comparable models. It has a main [...]

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Thunder Tiger Raptor G4

Jul 03, 2011 1 Comment

This .90-size bad boy is designed to dominate the competition! Available in flybar and flybar-less versions, it’s extremely lightweight, which makes it even more agile and maneuverable. It has an all-metal head with a hardened-steel rotor shaft, features a helical main gear for more surface area and more efficient torque, a collective pitch range of [...]

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In for Review: E-flite Super Cub 25e–Platinum Series

Jul 03, 2011 1 Comment

Well, those who know me, understand I have a “thing” for Piper Aircraft, particularly Cubs! Piper’s Super Cub has been a favorite of mine for a long time and I have built quite a few in my hobby career. It’s a great first scale project for any modelers who’s earned his RC wings. Cubs are [...]

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