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Merry Christmas!

Santa’s Sleigh does fly! If, like me, you’re in need of a quick pick me up at the end of this frenzied week, I promise this video will do the trick. This fantastic 12-foot-long sleigh (complete with Rudolph!) weighs in at 8 pounds, and creator Otto Dieffenbach says that it is a joy to fly. He […]
U.T.SEC 2018: Expo and Conference on Unmanned Technologies

U.T.SEC 2018: Expo and Conference on Unmanned Technologies

Following its highly promising launch in early March 2017, preparations are already in full swing for the second U.T.SEC – Unmanned Technologies & Security – Expo & Conference. On Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 March 2018, experts in drones and unmanned systems will once again meet at the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg to learn and talk […]
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Model Airplane Workshop Tips

Model Airplane Workshop 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 free Digital Download of your choice!)   Easy Epoxy Remover Sometimes there is a real need to separate […]
Model Airplane Custom Servo Installation

Model Airplane Custom Servo Installation

This neat workbench trick is the work of Ken Park, who worked out his servo installation issues while working on an electric jet with relatively thin wing panels. Here’s what Ken has to say. Well, it’s been a lot of fun getting into RC Jetsbut what I have noticed is that the really impressive ones come mainly as […]
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Model Airplane Repairs

Model Airplane Repairs

Over the years, I’ve seen many giant-scale airplanes suffer a structural failure that ended with damage that ended the flying for that day. I have experienced a few situations myself. Recently, while flying my 30cc DHC-2 Beaver, a wheel collar came loose and I experienced a rough, aborted takeoff. The landing-gear strut dug into  the ground, […]
Model Airplane Center of Gravity Basics

Model Airplane Center of Gravity Basics

After checking your engine performance and the radio operation, always make sure that your model is properly balanced before your first flight. It happens too often, unfortunately: Someone with a ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
RC Star Wars Snowspeeder vs. AT-AT

RC Star Wars Snowspeeder vs. AT-AT

Our buddy Adam Woodworth is always coming up with cool RC Stars Wars projects (like this Storm Trooper), and his latest one is awesome: an twin-motor Alliance Snowspeeder that takes out an AT-AT. Adam explains how he came up with the project: “I was walking around Home Depot, when I came across a giant inflatable […]
Model Airplane Tips

Model Airplane Tips

There’s usually more than one way to do a job right, and that’s especially true in the RC airplane workshop. Check out these tips and you may find yourself wondering, “Now why didn’t I think of that?” PAINT DRIPS An easy way to avoid messy paint drips around the workshop is to take a rubber […]
RC Airplane Fiberglass Parts  – Plugs, Molds, and Layups

RC Airplane Fiberglass Parts – Plugs, Molds, and Layups

Fiberglass cloth, resin, and molds are commonly used to make multiple copies of model-airplane parts. Ideal for duplicating parts with a complex shape, molded fiberglass parts are also much lighter and stronger, and can be produced more quickly than parts made out of solid-wood blocks. For this article, we are going to make a simple […]
Model Airplane Flight: Master Forward Slips

Model Airplane Flight: Master Forward Slips

Up the wow factor with slipping show passes and landing setups. The ability to slip an airplane has long been a skill that many RC pilots have wished to learn, and yet despite all that has been written about slips over the years, very few pilots can perform a slip or would even dare to […]
Fly a Negative Snap from an Inverted Climb

Fly a Negative Snap from an Inverted Climb

There is no doubt that many aerobatic enthusiasts are interested in performing extreme moves. It is important, however, to build your aerobatic sequences on a solid foundation. Years ago, when I first became interested in aerobatics, 3D flying did not exist. Instead, we concentrated on precision aerobatics and honed our skills while competing at various […]
FAA Drone Registration Update

FAA Drone Registration Update

FAA’s Registration Requirement for UAS. Here’s the latest update for the FAA’s registration requirement. Congress has just finalized legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case that restores the FAA’s UAS registration requirement. And on December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the legislation into law. This legislation – the National […]
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