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Model Airplane History-Maker Maynard Hill dies at 85

Model Airplane History-Maker Maynard Hill dies at 85

From the Washington Post: Published: June 9 By Emma Brown, Maynard Hill, a designer of model airplanes who secured a spot in aviation history in 2003 when one of his creations flew 1,882 miles across the Atlantic Ocean on less than a gallon of fuel, died June 7 of prostate cancer at his home in Silver […]
Behind the scenes for the Radio Control Show–Lots of Fun!

Behind the scenes for the Radio Control Show–Lots of Fun!

We took a break from the desk work here in the office and went out on a photo shoot to helped Hope McCall and our video guru Joe Authur produce a segment for the Radio Control Show. In it, Hope shows how to hand launch an electric plane. Here’s a little behind the scenes video. Enjoy!
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Gizmag shows us the future of UAVs

Gizmag shows us the future of UAVs

UAVs require a complex system of satellite link up to help them fly over enemy terrain.  But many of them start out as remote control prototypes.  A good example of this is this story that appeared on Gizmag showing the future of UAVs with this RC prototype produced by the engineer students of UC San […]
Gyro Festival 2011

Gyro Festival 2011

No, this isn’t an all-you-can-eat sandwich party … it’s an annual event for gyroplanes, autogyros and other gyro-equipped vehicles! The upcoming Popular Rotorcraft Association (PRA) convention will be held at the Mentone Airport in Mentone, Indiana, August 2-6, and it sounds like a blast! With full-size gyroplanes, helicopters, autogyros and powered parachutes (as well as RC models of the […]
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LA Times story about electric RC planes

LA Times story about electric RC planes

First came the story about Top Gun in the Wall Street Journal (click here to read that post), and now the LA Times has a story about RC electric planes! It’s great to see the sport getting so much positive attention in mainstream media. Here’s the full story by Cyndia Zwahlen, posted June 6, 2011. […]
Starting Gasoline Engines—Safely!

Starting Gasoline Engines—Safely!

To properly operate and maintain models, you need support equipment that is up to the task. Two of the most important concerns we have with giant-scale models are safely starting the engine and handling the fuel (gasoline). When we switch from glow engines to gasoline burners, we need to change some of our equipment; we […]
ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY! Air Age Media RC Scholarship

ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY! Air Age Media RC Scholarship

Air Age Media is proud to announce the establishment of the Air Age Media RC Scholarship Fund. This scholarship has been created to help further the education of young people who are interested in the hobby of radio control. The amount and number of scholarships to be presented will depend upon the number of applicants […]
MAN Construction Article–F/A-22 Raptor

MAN Construction Article–F/A-22 Raptor

Coming soon to MAN, this awesome pusher-jet design by Steve Shumate! The king of pusher-jets Steve has designed and published many models for MAN construction articles and this one looks like a winner for sure! Using sheet foam construction, the Raptor also can be equipped with motor thrust vectoring for pitch giving it amazing agility! […]
U.S. Border UAVs reach 10,000 hours!

U.S. Border UAVs reach 10,000 hours!

Yesterday, the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol announced that its office of Air and Marine Unmanned Aircraft Systems had reached a historic 10,000-hour milestone! Since 2005, their primary mission has been to secure the border and prevent acts of terrorism by identifying and intercepting potential terrorist and illegal cross-border activity as well as helping with federal […]
2011 Farmington NEPRO Q-500 RC Pylon Race

2011 Farmington NEPRO Q-500 RC Pylon Race

2011 Farmington NEPRO RC Pylon Race (424) By Gerry Yarrish; Photos by Damon Rosenthal (above) View down the flightline. The main lap count, timer tent, (left) me at Pylon 3 calling station and Plyon 1 calling/light station (far left). June 5, 2011 was the Central CT RC Club’s annual NEPRO 424 Q-500 pylon race. This […]
XFC WINNERS 2011

XFC WINNERS 2011

Congratulations to this year’s XFC winners! PLANE 1st place: Seth Arnold 2nd place: Donatas Pauzuolis 3rd place: Gabriel Altuz 4th place: Manuel Santos HELICOPTER 1st place: Jamie Robertson 2nd place: Nick Maxwell 3rd place: Kyle Dahl 4th place: Bobby Watts
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