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Turbine Jet Wins AMA Scale Nationals!

Turbine Jet Wins AMA Scale Nationals!

Congratulations to Bob Bush for his first-place finish in Expert at the AMA Scale Nationals! Bob flew a Bob Violett Models F-100D in Thunderbird colors to take home the top prize.
Electric Jet Wins AMA Scale Nats!

Electric Jet Wins AMA Scale Nats!

Terry Nitsch, here with his pit crew and wife Sheila, has won the Sport Scale category in the AMA Scale Nationals with his electric ducted-fan F-86 Sabre. The 63-inch-span plane is a Bob Violett Models kit that’s powered by Thunder Power 12S LiPos.
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ElectriFly Super Sportster: Online Review!

ElectriFly Super Sportster: Online Review!

This online article comes to us from first-time reviewer Tom Kitt. Tom is in high school, yet he’s already an accomplished aerobatic pilot and an active member of his club in Sarasota, Florida. Now on to Tom’s premiere review! There comes a point in every RC pilot’s flying career when they have to answer the all important question, “What […]
Top Notch Products Models Cessna 195: Scale buildalong, part 1

Top Notch Products Models Cessna 195: Scale buildalong, part 1

The Scale Squadron of Southern California, a club devoted to scale modeling and RC airplane fun have embarked on a new product review, the Cessna 195 from Top Notch Kits. The review is a group effort of several club members and is built, finished, and flown as a group. So the ideas expressed here are […]
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Monster OV-10 Bronco

When we ran a number of photos of my 109″  “monster” Bronco in the Ultimate Electrics M.A.N. special issue, I was amazed at the interest level from readers. Although powering it with electrics (Hacker A60’s, Opto 99 ESC’s, and 2 12S 5000mAh Li-po packs) was fairly pricey at the time, it was something I just […]
ParkZone Spitfire Mk IX

ParkZone Spitfire Mk IX

From spinner to tail, this electric warbird is designed to impress, with a detailed cockpit, 20mm gun barrels and radiator scoop. It comes with a 15-size outrunner, speed control and servos installed, and it’s available in Bind-N-Fly and plug and play versions ($249.99 and $184.99, respectively). Add your 4-channel radio and go fly! Amp up the […]
2 Days until Warbirds over Delaware!

2 Days until Warbirds over Delaware!

If you are a “Warbird Lover” and who isn’t? Be sure to check out our upcoming online coverage of the popular giant scale event. In its 2oth year, WOD is hosted by the Delaware RC Club at the Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. For the 2011 event, our own Gerry Yarrish will be heading […]
Making 3-panel Windshields — Part 3

Making 3-panel Windshields — Part 3

The final installment of this scale building techique finishes up the Windshield with the addition of the clear plastic panes and installing the units on the fuselage. After the frames are painted, you need to make a template for each of the individual panes. (Aboved.) Flip the framework over and place a scrap piece of […]
Get your RC Club on a TV News Show

Get your RC Club on a TV News Show

Local and positive PR (public Relations) is very important to our hobby. A great way to do this is to get your club featured on a local or regional TV news show. my club, the Central CT RC Club of Farmington, CT did just that and here’s the video spot that was shown on Channel […]
HOW TO: TRIM YOUR ENGINE COWL

HOW TO: TRIM YOUR ENGINE COWL

9 EASY STEPS TO A PERFECT FIT The engine cowl on this .60-size Lanier Stinger fits perfectly around the engine. Follow the nine easy steps outllned below, and your engine cowl will fit this nicely. Making cutouts in a fiberglass engine cowl has always been difficult for me. I used to zip through a plane’s […]
Making Scale 3-panel Windshields — Part 2

Making Scale 3-panel Windshields — Part 2

Continuing our scale upgrade project, this takes up where the first part ended. I used G-10 fiberglass sheet material to replace the old and worn out folded clear plastic setup on a Ziroli Stearman PT-17. So here were are starting with the formed and folded blank shown below set in place on my Stearman restoration project. (Above.) First […]
Brian Taylor’s DHC-1 Chipmunk — Close-up flightline walk-around

Brian Taylor’s DHC-1 Chipmunk — Close-up flightline walk-around

by Simon Delaney  This 1:4 scale trainer is one of well known RC scale modeller and designer Brian Taylor’s favourite competition models. Well known for his range of exact scale warbirds and civilian plans and accessories, I always look forward to seeing Brian’s latest masterpiece at the UK Scale Nationals competition, where this selection of […]
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