Awesome Top Gun Wildcat

Apr 29, 2011 4 Comments

Built by Frank Harris and flown by Kyle Goodwine, this 93 inch span Navy fighter is powered by a Moki 150cc radial engine turning a Solo 3-blade propeller. Kyle placed 3rd in the Unlimited Class at Top Gun. It also has a scale pilot figure of Pappy Boyington in the cockpit. The pilot is from [...]

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Hawker Sea Hurricane at Top Gun

Apr 29, 2011 No Comments

A great looking warbird on the Flightline was this amazing looking well detailed and weathered Hawker Hurricane    Details are amazing! Scale functional exhaust stacks, functional foot step panel and stirrup, rib stitching and panel lines with rivets and screwheads. Who built and flew it? Come back and see when we add more to this [...]

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P-51D Mustang Detailed inside and out!

Apr 29, 2011 1 Comment

Starting out as a Composite-ARF Mustang kit, Jean-Francois Bobo went the extra mile and made a detailed V-12 Rolls Royce Merlin engine to help boost his craftsmanship score at Top Gun. Not only does it cover up the DLE 55 engine, it also adds weight to the nose (needed for balance,) it increases outline scale fidelity [...]

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Thursday at Top Gun

Apr 28, 2011 2 Comments

So after a long day flying to Miami and then to Orlando then a short drive to Lakeland we made it to Paradise Field the new home of Top Gun. Here are a few pix of the day.      

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Stepping Up the Speed with Props and Electrons

Apr 26, 2011 1 Comment

 By John Reid    The Kyosho Phantom EP on a fast flyby. Even the Slimline pilot figure in the cockpit is having a good time! I REALLY ENJOY just about every type of aircraft, but some of my favorites are Formula One pylon racers. I wanted a race plane that I could prop for speed, [...]

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Helicopter Buyer’s Guide – available soon!

Apr 25, 2011 No Comments

We just sent this issue off to the printer, and it will soon be available at hobby stores, newsstands and bookstores everywhere! This magazine is the result of a lot of teamwork with our helicopter contributors and reviewers, and especially our “Rotor Speed” columnist Paul Tradelius, and I think it’s something our rotary readers will [...]

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Maxx Products High-Current, Coupled Connectors

Apr 25, 2011 2 Comments

Maxx Products Incorporated (MPI) continues to provide onboard support for every possible receiver, servo, ESC and battery configuration.  New to their diverse inventory are four Dean’s high current, coupled connectors capable of increasing ESC connectivity, power and voltage for both 2S and 3S applications.  The modules use lug connectors with each plug firmly coupled and [...]

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Align’s AH-1 Cobra Fuselage

Apr 25, 2011 2 Comments

Align has just released a new scale body for their TRex 500 size helicopter.  This new scale fuselage of the AH-1 Cobra is easy to install and add some outstanding scale detail. Just look at the exhaust scoops and the armament that adorns those pods. The price still needs to be announced, but you got [...]

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