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Hot New Planes & Gear at Toledo!

At this year’s Weak Signals Toledo Exposition, there are new products in very aisle! Here are a few of our favorite finds (so far!). Stay tuned for more planes and gear! New from Phoenix Model and Tower Hobby, this giant-scale Westland Lysander has a 10.5-foot wingspan and is designed for .46 to .55 two-stroke, .52 […]
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MAN at the Toledo show — Stop by the MAN booth and say hi!

MAN at the Toledo show — Stop by the MAN booth and say hi!

If you are at the Toledo Hobby Expo this weekend at the Seagate Convention Center in downtown Toledo, OH, be sure to check out all the great products, radios, engines and models on display and then stop by the Model Airplane News booth and say hi to the team! We’d love to meet you and […]
Make sure to use zip ties on all fuel lines for maximum safety

Let’s Talk Fuel Lines!

On all of my nitro and gasoline-powered airplanes, I use zip ties to secure my fuel lines going from the fuel tank to both the carburetor and the muffler. When routing lines within your airplane, make sure that they can move freely and are not bent in any odd fashion. After all, you need to […]
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Bat-Safe — Double-wall LiPo Charging Container

Bat-Safe — Double-wall LiPo Charging Container

I know from personal experience how much smoke, fumes and fire can be produced when your charger malfunctions and over charges your LiPo battery pack. It is just too easy to become complacent and take LiPo packs for granted. I was lucky and nothing was damaged and no one was hurt by my little surprise, […]
The Tomahawk : long-range, all-weather, subsonic Cruise Missile

The Tomahawk : long-range, all-weather, subsonic Cruise Missile

Named after the Tomahawk, a one-handed axe used as a tool and a weapon by pre-contact Native Americans, the Tomahawk is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile. Introduced by McDonnell Douglas in the 1970s, it was initially designed as a medium to long-range, low-altitude missile that could be launched from a surface platform. It has […]
Road to Top Gun — Mike Grady’s Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

Road to Top Gun — Mike Grady’s Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

Top Gun regular Mike Grady is again competing this year with his well tried, B-17G in the Unlimited class. David Payne will again be the bomber pilot. Mike’s B-17G model is 1/9th and is finished in the B-17G “Nine –O-Nine” colors flown by the 323 Squadron, 91st Bomb Group and completed 140 missions without a […]
15 Building Tips To Maximize Your Workshop Time

15 Building Tips To Maximize Your Workshop Time

Regardless of the type of model you want to create, there are many similar building tasks and assembly techniques. Here are some of basics that I’ve used over the years, which will help you speed up your builds and improve your skills. And remember, a workshop is what you make it: A basic folding table […]
Godspeed John Glenn!

Godspeed John Glenn!

COLUMBUS, Ohio –  Final funeral rites for astronaut John Glenn (July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016), will take place Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery. His family and invited guests, including astronauts and dignitaries, will say goodbye to the first American to orbit Earth at a private service at the Old Post Chapel beginning at 9 […]
AeroBroach Hinge Slotting Tool

AeroBroach Hinge Slotting Tool

The editors have used and reviewed a lot of tools and accessories over the years and some work so well, they end up on the editor’s workbench to be used over and over again. The AeroBroach hinge slot cutting set is one of them. Available in three sizes, each slotting broach is a pre-determined thickness […]
RotoFlow Fuel Systems — No Maintenance Required

RotoFlow Fuel Systems — No Maintenance Required

RC Fuel Tanks haven’t changed in decades and we all deal with the same old problems of leaks and misplaced clunks after a hard landing! On the market now for a couple of years, the RotoFlow Fuel system from JL power Products is truly revolutionary with its internal “clunkless” design. I have have one installed […]
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