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Hyperion Antenna/Camera+VTX Overview

Hyperion Antenna/Camera+VTX Overview

Brought to you by our friends at Hyperion! This post is geared for the review of different antenna types and how they might benefit each First-Person View (FPV) application differently, in the terms of long-range, compactness, and versatility in surrounding radio frequency (RF) backgrounds. Furthermore, in this overview we’ll touch-base on All-In-One (AIO) integrated Camera+VTX systems […]
Scale WW I Finishing Techniques — Applying Plywood Panels

Scale WW I Finishing Techniques — Applying Plywood Panels

When it comes to any model of a Sopwith Camel, (and some WW I German aircraft), there are some plywood panels that give the aeroplane its characteristic look. It was always part of my over all finish scheme to include these side and top panels. Since they are added after the model has been covered […]
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The drone market at your fingertips!

The drone market at your fingertips!

Buy the RotorDrone Gear Guide today and get the latest on every product imaginable for the diehard drone pilot. Whether you’re a diehard cinematographer or a speed demon who enjoys drone racing, the Gear Guide has you covered. Click here to get your copy today!
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Give a Subscription Today!

Give the RC gift that lasts all year long: a subscription to Model Airplane News! Model Airplane News is the magazine that started it all! Launched in 1929, it remains the bible of the RC business. Written by renowned experts in the field, Model Airplane News ignites readers’ passion for RC flight and helps with […]
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On this Day in Aviation – Happy Birthday Jimmy Doolittle

On this Day in Aviation – Happy Birthday Jimmy Doolittle

Anyone who is interested in aviation knows the name Jimmy Doolittle. A Congressional Metal of Honor recipient, Doolittle was a true American aviation pioneer. James Harold “Jimmy” Doolittle was born on this day, December 14, 1896, and became a Reserve officer in the USAAC. Doolittle was recalled to active duty during World War II and […]
Oops! Best Crashes, Midairs, and Saves

Oops! Best Crashes, Midairs, and Saves

Unfortunately it happens to even the best pilots and planes: an encounter with terra firma (or another aircraft) that doesn’t quite go as planned. RCScaleAirplanes compiled footage of 2016’s terrible crashes as well as some pretty heroic landing saves in this video. The Corsair saves at 3:40 and 4:20 are our favorites! What’s yours?
4 Reader Tips

4 Reader Tips

These field and bench tips are all courtesy of MAN readers (the best aircraft modelers around!). Here are a few of our favorites; bet you’ll use at least one! (Have a tip you’d like to share? Send it to MAN@airage.com!)   GARAGE STORAGE SPACE When you need more storage space for wings, the garage door can […]
Fly the Elevator

Fly the Elevator

The first 3D maneuver many pilots learn is the “elevator.” During an elevator, the airplane remains fully stalled and drops almost vertically in a flat attitude. Start by pointing the airplane directly into the wind. Cut the throttle and increase upelevator to enter a stall. At the moment the plane stalls, hold in full up-elevator […]
Best Ways to install Hinging — Avoid Control Surface Binding

Best Ways to install Hinging — Avoid Control Surface Binding

One of the most important tasks to do with any giant scale airplane you build is to install the hinges correctly. This article shows how I did it with my Balsa USA Fokker Triplane, and with this giant scale 33% WW 1 fighter, I wanted everything just right. Let’s check out these hinges and how to […]
Multi-Servo Control Surface Setup Made Easy

Multi-Servo Control Surface Setup Made Easy

With many of today’s giant scale aerobatic aircraft multiple servos are often used to move each flight control surface. Modern computer radios actually have specialized menus to help setup and adjust multi-servo installations, but you can do it the old fashion way as well by using programmable mixes. Basically you setup a two servo setup (for ailerons […]
Awesome Bomber Landings

Awesome Bomber Landings

Landing a scale warbird can be tricky, especially if it’s a heavy-metal, multi-engine bomber or transport aircraft. In this compilation, the father and son video team of Pete and Dean Coxon highlight some terrific bomber landings they’ve captured at RC events throughout the United Kingdom. Enjoy! 
Reader Tips & Tricks

Reader Tips & Tricks

We have the best readers, and we love your unique ways of making building and assembling RC planes easier. Here are a few of our favorites; bet you’ll use at least one! (Have a tip you’d like to share? Send it to MAN@airage.com!) Cutting corners on patch jobs When using MonoKote or UltraCote to repair rips […]
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