Nick Ziroli–Warbird Pilot!

Jun 20, 2011 5 Comments

Everyone in RC knows the name Ziroli and the father and son team of Nick Sr., and Jr. Nick the elder is known for being the father of giant scale Warbirds and Nick Jr., continues to be a driving force in the RC industry. Nick took over “Nick Ziroli Plans” when his father retired and turned it into [...]

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New Battery type for RC flyer?

Jun 20, 2011 7 Comments

New battery types on the horizon? As we all know any new battery breakthrough will most likely makes its way down to the RC community and give us improved flying time, at least that is what we hope. Because of the giant push in battery power cars, there are many companies and universities out there [...]

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Seagull Zlin Z-50

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

Forget about all those cookie-cutters Extras and Edges … you’ll stand out from the crowd when you bring this Zlin to the field! With a .75 to .91 engine in its nose, this aerobat is ready to put on a show. Ideal for intermediate to advanced pilot, this built-up ARF has UltraCote covering and comes [...]

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Looking for all great ideas!

Jun 20, 2011 2 Comments

Do you have a great idea that can save your fellow modelers some time and money?  Well send it on in and we may use it in “Tips and Tricks”. We’ll award you a Model Airplane News baseball cap and an Alien Aircraft kit for every idea used in “Tips & Tricks.” Send a rough [...]

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Seagull Dewoitine D.520

Jun 18, 2011 No Comments

Here’s an unusual WW II fighter to add to your hangar! This French Air Force aircraft was used in the Battle of France and has a striking UltraCote color scheme . The 1.20-size ARF comes with mechanical retracts and all necessary hardware. The Dewoitine has good flying characteristics and is ideal for intermediate to advanced pilots.

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Exclusive Preview–Vogelsang-Aeroscale Fieseler Storch

Jun 18, 2011 3 Comments

Workbench Preview—Full Review to be published in a future issue of Model Airplane News By Sal Iasilli The Fieseler Storch was designed in 1935 and was the most advanced short takeoff and landing aircraft of its time.  It served Germany in WW II from North Africa to the frozen Tundra of Russia.  It provided reconnaissance, [...]

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New Episode Online!

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

Episode 111 of The Radio Control Show features the Yak 55M from ElectriFly, Air Age Media RC Scholarship, Hobby Lobby Mig 15, the F-86 Sabre and the Grumman Panther, and more. CLICK HERE TO WATCH EPISODE 111

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The Slow Roll

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

Want to spice up this weekend’s flying? Check out this flight technique from Klaus Ronge. The slow roll is a challenging classic maneuver that’s actually much harder to perform than it looks. With a little practice, though, you’ll be ready to put on a show!   Enter straight and level, full-power roll left Slowly add [...]

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