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Painting Fabric Covered Airplanes Made Easy — Tips for Scale Markings

Painting Fabric Covered Airplanes Made Easy — Tips for Scale Markings

When it comes to add that last part of the finishing process, Paint”, to your latest scale project, it can be a little scary. I have been covering and painting Scale RC airplanes with Scale Stits and Poly-Tone paint for more than 25 years and I have been getting great results. I have written several article takes […]
Fly the Waterfall

Fly the Waterfall

When you’re flying a stable elevator, you can perform an inside “waterfall” (micro loop) by maintaining full up-elevator, and applying full power and a little right rudder to correct for increased propwash and P-factor. On the back side of the loop, quickly cut the power and neutralize the rudder. Then, at the instant the fuselage […]
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Budd Davisson Solos a Mustang — Taming the P-51

Budd Davisson Solos a Mustang — Taming the P-51

It was 1971 and I was again at the Flying Tiger Air Museum in Paris, Texas, hiding in the back of a North American SNJ-5, for my second session of Junior Burchinal’s how-to-be-a-fighter-pilot course. If things went according to schedule, I would get another couple of hops in the SNJ and then get ready to have […]
10 Top Shop Tips

10 Top Shop Tips

Here are a few of our favorite tips for building, staying organized and making the most out of everyday items. What are some of your go-to tips and tricks? Share them in the comments section and you could win a $50 gift certificate for BSI glue!   Head over Heels When it comes to mixing […]
Build a Scale Radial Engine

Build a Scale Radial Engine

Adding a dummy radial engine to your plane is an excellent way to add that scale finishing touch. If you have been a scale modeler for just about any amount of time, you have probably know about Williams Brothers (WB) cylinders and may have even used then from time to time. WB scale accessories are […]
29% Scale Miles M39B

29% Scale Miles M39B

Sometimes a model RC aircraft comes along and just stands out from the crowd. Steve’s Rickett’s Miles M39B is one such model! Powered by two Saito 36FG 4-stroke gas engine turning Zinger 20×8 props, the M39B weighs in at 50 lbs., and took nine months to build up to the test flight stage. Many more […]
Super-Scale Spitfire

Super-Scale Spitfire

This magnificent 1/3-scale Supermarine Spitfire is the handiwork of Eric Reboul of France. Powered by a DLE 170cc engine, the Spitfire is equipped with a scale exhaust system that can emit smoke on demand, with smoke oil pumped into the hot exhaust manifold. This 12.3-foot-span model weighs in at 105 pounds and uses Sierra landing […]
Easy Workshop Tips

Easy Workshop Tips

These tips may not change your life, but they may make building and flying RC planes a little easier! Have a tip of your own to share? Send it to us at MAN@airage.com and, if we publish it, you’ll win a $50 glue assortment from Bob Smith Industries.   Hatch Leash A great way to […]
Basic of Resin Casting — Mass Production for Scale Modelers

Basic of Resin Casting — Mass Production for Scale Modelers

Once you get to a certain level of scale modeling, you’ll start making parts that need to be produced in multiples and may not be commercially available. This is most easily dealt with by making a single “master” part and then reproducing it with a mold and resin-casting liquid. Resin-casting is considered an advanced modeling […]
Easy Entry to Turbine Jets — F-16 Plug and Play!

Easy Entry to Turbine Jets — F-16 Plug and Play!

We’ve all heard the expression, “I’d Rather Be Flying”  And after a long cold winter, I could not agree more! Without a doubt you and everyone else in the hobby has certainly noticed the trend toward almost-ready-to-fly (ARF) aircraft and more recently the availability of plug-and-play models at your local hobby shop.   This has widely been […]
How to: Get the Stars-and-Bars right

How to: Get the Stars-and-Bars right

If you are one of many modelers who acquired an ARF-type model of an American airplane, the chance that its star-and-bar markings is correct is about one in 10. It’s sad but true. Among models built by usually careful modelers and displayed at meets, like the Toledo Show and Joe Nall, the situation is somewhat […]
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