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The Radio Control Show 146

The Radio Control Show 146

Check out this week’s episode of The Radio Control Show where we give you a look at the Hangar 9 Giant Scale P-47D Thunderbolt, some amazing synchronized flying, contest winners, and much more. Tune in every Friday right here on modelairplanenews.com and don’t forget to like our page on FACEBOOK. View episode 146 in the […]
Road to Top Gun Update –Mike Gross Sr. Sopwith Camel

Road to Top Gun Update –Mike Gross Sr. Sopwith Camel

One of the nicest Warbird guys you’ll ever meet Mike Gross Sr., is going to be competing with his beautiful Sopwith Camel which he built from Mick Reeves plans. A member of the Long Island Skyhawks club he’ll be entered in the Expert class. Mike started building his project in October, 2010 and the WW1 […]
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Super Taiji by World Models, flight and interview video

Super Taiji by World Models, flight and interview video

Pattern plane are something that is usually on pilot’s wish list.  If one is on your list, you will want to check out this Super Taiji by World Models. This pattern plane is small enough to fit in just about any car but still performs in the air like a much larger aircraft.  The Taiji […]
VQ-GLB Giant Stick 120/23cc flight and interview video

VQ-GLB Giant Stick 120/23cc flight and interview video

We all know that bigger flies better and one of the best smaller flying planes has to be the stick, so….VQ Models introduced their new GLB Giant Stick which is a 1.20 glow or a 20-23cc gas size plane.  This stick has a 78-inch wingspan and is just about 46-inches long.  The two-piece wing makes […]
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2012 Road to Top Gun Update — Graeme Mears, T-33 with workshop photo gallery!

2012 Road to Top Gun Update — Graeme Mears, T-33 with workshop photo gallery!

 No stranger to the winners’ circle at the Top Gun Scale Invitational, Canadian Graeme Mears can always be counted on for something amazing and of the highest quality. And 2012 is no different.     Starting with a kit from Marijn Pennix of Scale-jet Graeme’s new T-33 is 1:4.5 scale, has a wing span 110 […]
Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 30cc flight video

Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 30cc flight video

Here it is the Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 30cc ARF flight and interview video.  This plane offers a lot of scale detail and assembles very fast. This build included the optional air retracts (including tailwheel) from Robart, the optional cockpit kit from Hangar 9 and the Evolution 40GX gas engine.  The key parts of the […]
On the Day in Aviation History — February 15

On the Day in Aviation History — February 15

2008 The USAF Air Combat Command (ACC) clears all its grounded F-15A/B/C/D fighters for flight pending inspections, engineering reviews and any needed repairs. ACC also recommended release of other U.S. F-15A/B/C/D aircraft. After a Missouri Air National Guard F-15C had come apart in flight and crashed on 2 November 2007, The USAF grounded all F-15 […]
Kit Plane Build-along — Florio Flyer 60 Continued

Kit Plane Build-along — Florio Flyer 60 Continued

Well we now have a total of about 3 to 4 hours into the build and the wing and tail surfaces are all finished and ready for cover. As a roundup, I changed the wing to use 2 aileron servos, and replaced the solid wingtip blocks with built up ones. The wing came out really nice […]
Road to Top Gun Update: P.J. Ash’s Martin Baker MB.5

Road to Top Gun Update: P.J. Ash’s Martin Baker MB.5

From Lexington, KY, P.J. Ash is entering a rather different plane this year.  It is called a Martin Baker MB.5 and it was the last aircraft the Martin Baker Company produced before building and introducing the ejection seat. P.J. built his impressive aircraft using from scale 3-views.  It spans 97 inches and the fuselage length is 102 […]
E-flite UMX MiG EDF

E-flite UMX MiG EDF

Quique Somenzini shows us the E-flite UMX MiG micro EDF at the 2012 Nuremberg Toy Fair. It’s amazing flying capabilities and scale realism make this little EDF a winner! Watch the video in the player below. [kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_x5d69zie” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
Budget Quadcopter: Blade mQX

Budget Quadcopter: Blade mQX

The combination of highly efficient LiPo batteries and electric motors, together with improved micro electronics, have made the new “quad” line of helicopters a practical option for the average pilot, and the new Blade mQX from Horizon Hobby is the latest entry in this exciting field. The Blade mQX is fully assembled, with a 4-in-1 DSM2 […]
GIANT Electric Airbus A400M, with parachutists!

GIANT Electric Airbus A400M, with parachutists!

They don’t get much bigger than this! Check out this huge, 13.5-foot-span Airbus at a European airshow. The 92.5-pound RC model uses four Hacker motors producting 6000 watts and has two radio systems with 18 total servos. Build time was 6 years. Watch the entire video and you’ll see an in-flight view of the parachute release, and the landing […]
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