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Landings with a Twist — Master the Inverted Approach with a 1/2 Roll

Landings with a Twist — Master the Inverted Approach with a 1/2 Roll

For the extreme aerobatic enthusiast, there is nothing like performing hotshot maneuvers inches off the ground. One unexpected way to take the crowd by surprise is to add aerobatic moves to your landing. During a normal landing approach, the airplane is in upright level flight and flies downwind parallel to the runway, turns 90 degrees to […]
Cold Weather Engine Starts — in 10 Easy Steps

Cold Weather Engine Starts — in 10 Easy Steps

As the weather turns colder, it’s a good time to revisit some cold-engine starting techniques. Have some tips for flying in colder conditions? Leave them in the comments section! 1. Turn on your transmitter and receiver. 2. Fully open the throttle. 3. Watch for fuel in the line and cover the throttle opening with your finger. […]
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Road to Top Gun — Mike Gatwood’s Convair CV-440 / VT-29B

Road to Top Gun — Mike Gatwood’s Convair CV-440 / VT-29B

Wow! It’s had to believe but it that time again to start sharing our information on the newest contestants planning to compete at the 2017 Top Gun Scale Invitational help at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Hosted by Frank Tiano, this year’s competition kicks off on the week of May 1 through 7. As always, […]
Knife-edge Tail Slide — Master this 3D Maneuver in four easy steps

Knife-edge Tail Slide — Master this 3D Maneuver in four easy steps

Over the years and with the evolution of aircraft design, aerobatic airplanes have become more maneuverable—and now they push the limits of flight! Factors like light wing loadings, large control surfaces with powerful authority, and excessive amounts of power make the “once impossible” maneuvers a reality. One such maneuver that has come about in recent […]
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MiG-17 Fresco — DIY E-Jet

MiG-17 Fresco — DIY E-Jet

Designed by Jim Young, this all built-up wood MiG-17is designed to use the Great Planes 56mm Hyperflow EDF unit and an Ammo 24-45-3790 brushless motor. This economical setup gives nice e-jet performance with a 4S 2200mAh LiPo battery pack. The outline is true to scale with the exception of larger ailerons and the position of the […]
Installing a Dummy Rotary Engine — Dressing up my Camel — Part 1

Installing a Dummy Rotary Engine — Dressing up my Camel — Part 1

If you’ve been following my online Build-Along Series on the MAN website for my Sopwith Camel, then you know I have been featuring little mini projects as they pop up in the construction. Well, as Dave Platt, master scale modeler has said numerous times, “A scale model is never truly finished–you simply stop working in […]
4 Great Tips

4 Great Tips

These easy workshop tips are guaranteed to make your modeling time easier. Have a tip of your own? Send it to MAN@airage.com and you might even see it published in the magazine! (And we’ll send you a sweet Model Airplane News baseball cap!)   Easy Epoxy Remover Sometimes there is a real need to separate […]
Your Guide to FPV Antennas

Your Guide to FPV Antennas

Welcome to the wonderful world of antennas, its language and culture; to the aperture family (effective and scattering), the lobe family (main, side, back, and grating); to beam widths, directivity, and gain. Antennas are three-dimensional and live in a world of beam area, steradians, square degrees, and solid angle. Antennas have impedances (self and mutual). […]
Rocky flies again!

Rocky flies again!

Bet you can’t watch this video without laughing out loud! Hilarity ensues when an unsuspecting squirrel gets into the cockpit of an RC plane! Thanks to YouTube’s Hobbywars for producing and posting this nicely done piece, complete with terrific “in-air” footage of Rocky in flight.
The Great RC Cover-up — Hiding  RC Gear in Scale Airplanes

The Great RC Cover-up — Hiding RC Gear in Scale Airplanes

After spending hundreds of hours, or more, building a giant-scale RC airplane, modelers can easily invest in many more hours adding all the great scale details. The amount of work involved can include just about anything like adding a instrument panel and a pilot figure and seat, or it can entail a completely detailed replica of the full-size […]
Secure Servo Linkages — Spring-loaded ball-connectors

Secure Servo Linkages — Spring-loaded ball-connectors

When you build a model airplane and install all the linkages required for the various control functions, the strength and quality of these connections greatly affect the life of your airplane. Simple plastic clevises might be OK for your run-of-the-mill foamie park flier, but for a more involved, high-performance aircraft, you need secure and strong […]
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