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Easy Scratch-built Skis (fly off that snow!)

Easy Scratch-built Skis (fly off that snow!)

Now that many flying fields parts of the country are covered in snow, it’s the perfect time to add skis to your favorite flier! This classic how-to from our good friend Roy Vaillancourt provides a great project that will not only use up some of those leftover pieces of wood in your workshop and but also let […]
Workshop Build-Along — Part 11 — Sheeting the Skyraider’s Wings

Workshop Build-Along — Part 11 — Sheeting the Skyraider’s Wings

This post is part of the ongoing Build-Along I am doing highlighting the progress on our 85 inch span version of the Ziroli designed Douglas Skyraider. This post highlights the tasks for sheeting the wings. The last time out we finished the prep work for installing the Robart 148E electric retracts and now the plywood […]
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Home-made Scale Goggles — Vacuum-forming Made Easy.

Home-made Scale Goggles — Vacuum-forming Made Easy.

A classis and useful workshop tip for scale modelers is making home-made vacuum formed plastic parts. For many, Vac-forming is an advanced modeling technique, and it is excellent for duplicating all sorts of scale accessories. These can include small panels, dashboards, fairings, engine cowlings, scale bombs and drop tanks. You can even make smaller items like scale goggles for your […]
Road to Top Gun — Eduardo Esteves and his F-16 Falcon

Road to Top Gun — Eduardo Esteves and his F-16 Falcon

Eduardo Esteves has been a Top Gun competitor for many years, and as a smooth, and consistent flyer, he has won many awards for his amazing aircraft. This yeare Eduardo is going to be flying an aircraft in the form of a 1/6-scale BVM Plug & Play F-16. Competing in the X-Class, Eduardo is required […]
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Double Fun: Two Giant B-17s Put On a Show

Double Fun: Two Giant B-17s Put On a Show

Across the pond, Large Model Association president Dave Johnson puts on a show with his Ken McCormick and their giant B-17s. As videographer team Tbobborap1 notes, “The boys flew the models with great skill in the strong winds at the LMA model aircraft show at the Yorkshire Air Museum in York.
The Vusion House Racer is Here!

The Vusion House Racer is Here!

Turn your house upside down! Zip, flip and fly through every room of your home with the Vusion House Racer! Turn pillows and furniture into an instant obstacle course. Use the FPV video camera to shoot awesome footage. With the Vusion House Racer, the possibilities are endless. Open the box. Adventure awaits. Choose from the […]
A new way of using a hobby knife & other tips!

A new way of using a hobby knife & other tips!

Is there a building step that always gives you trouble? Have you wondered whether there’s a better way to accomplish a particular modeling task? If so, perhaps one of these 10 helpful workshop hints will help you solve the problem or simply lead you in the right direction. You might have heard about a better […]
Landing Made Easy – Establishing the Optimal Approach Speed

Landing Made Easy – Establishing the Optimal Approach Speed

There are a handful of mistakes that nearly all recreational RC pilots make that stem from not having a plan before flying. This article is aimed at addressing the two bad habits that probably lead to more damage during landings than any others. Indeed, most pilots will immediately experience improved landings if they can correct […]
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Road to Top Gun — Alessio Mauro Pisu and his Fw 190 Butcher Bird

With almost three years of work going into their amazing project, Alessio Mauro Pisu from Sardinia, an Italian island in the center of Mediterranean Sea, and his dad Alessio Pisu have produced this Focke Wulf 190 from a Meister Scale design enlarged about 22%. It has a 126-inch wing span and 102-inch-long fuselage. At present, the team is working […]
Intel Shooting Star drones light up the sky in the Pepsi logo following the Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show. (Credit: Intel Corporation)

Inside Look: Intel’s Shooting Star drones lit up the sky during Super Bowl 51.

In a choreographed aerial light show to kick-off the performance of Lady Gaga’s half-time show, Intel’s Shooting Star drones lit up the sky during the Super Bowl. (All images courtesy of Intel) The Drones used during the Super Bowl are the same Intel drones used earlier during the Walt Disney World Nightime Light Shows Here are […]
Drones to Perform During Super Bowl Half-Time Show!

Drones to Perform During Super Bowl Half-Time Show!

This year’s Super Bowl half-time show will feature an aerial show put on by hundreds of drones! Word on the street is that Lady Gaga, who’s headlining the event this year, will use lit-up drones in her performance. The use of the drones had to be cleared by the Federal Aviation Administration, as it has established […]
Detailing a Ziroli Beechcraft Staggerwing — Functional scale parts

Detailing a Ziroli Beechcraft Staggerwing — Functional scale parts

There  are few 1/4-scale models of the Beechcraft Staggerwing, and the most popular RC design is the one from Nick Ziroli. It’s outline is very close to scale and it produces a great looking scale airplane. When it comes to making them look real, you need to use some scale parts and techniques. Here are […]
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