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Free Grumman Wildcat 3-Views

Free Grumman Wildcat 3-Views

Willis Nye was a past master of the detailed three-view drawing. For nearly 40 years, he produced amazing pieces of artwork, many of them for Model Airplane News. Some of them go back to the 1930s. The detail, accuracy, and clarity are awe-inspiring. This time around, we’re posting his drawing of the Grumman F4F Wildcat, and […]
Slimline Products Airbase: Quality RC Workstation

Slimline Products Airbase: Quality RC Workstation

A hot new product we just got for 2018 is the new Airbase  R/C workstation and airplane stand from Slimline Products. According to company owner Bill Leonard, the Airbase was developed from ground up by hard core model builders, flyers, guys that build, assemble and work on their models, who want to make sure they […]
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Workshop Video How To — Make a Removable Engine Mount Box

Workshop Video How To — Make a Removable Engine Mount Box

MAN editor Gerry Yarrish shows a video peek of his upcoming How To article for the May 2018 issue of Model Airplane News. This removable engine attachment technique allows unlimited access to your engine for maintenance and inspection for all your internal engine support sub-systems.  
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Titanic Tiger Moth Takes Flight

This incredible half-scale DeHavilland Tiger Moth was designed, built, and flown here by John Greenfield. With a wingspan of over 14 feet, the plane weighs 121 pounds and is powered by a 384cc twin inline gas engine. John is a member of the UK’s Ghost Squadron club, and we found this information on the RC […]
Model Airplane Workshop Tips

Model Airplane Workshop Tips

MAN readers are the best, and they send in the best tips, too! These four useful tricks are easy on the wallet and will help make your RC life a little easier. Enjoy!   WHEEL SPACERS Custom wheel spacers will prevent tires from rubbing against the wire struts of the landing gear. To make a […]
The Cobra Roll — Five Easy Steps to Master this Impressive Move

The Cobra Roll — Five Easy Steps to Master this Impressive Move

As you become more proficient in your aerobatic ability, you will naturally begin to combine elements of different maneuvers into a single aerobatic maneuver or sequence. One such maneuver is the Cobra Roll with a Half-Roll Up and a Positive Snap Down. For new and experienced aerobatic pilots alike, this figure is demanding. It not only […]
Video workshop Tip — Making Strong Splices in Balsa Sheeting

Video workshop Tip — Making Strong Splices in Balsa Sheeting

Working with large models, it is often necessary to splice the balsa sheets together for items like wings and long fuselages. To produce strong slices in the balsa sheeting you have to make them at an angle to increase the glue surface so the sheet’s overall strength is not compromised. This workshop video tip by […]
Slimline Products’ Flightline Fueler — For Gas, Kerosene and Smoke Fluid

Slimline Products’ Flightline Fueler — For Gas, Kerosene and Smoke Fluid

Specifically designed to safely fuel and de-fuel RC airplanes, the new Flightline Fueler containers have a generous 3 gallon capacity and are molded from rugged 3/16-inch thick plastic. Compatible with Gas, Glow, and Smoke Oil, these containers have a wide, 9×12-inch ribbed footprint that makes them practically impossible to tip over. The large molded handle […]
Favorite RC Modeler Workshop Tips

Favorite RC Modeler Workshop Tips

In 2018, we wish you fair skies, calm winds, and plenty of time in the workshop. And speaking of the shop, these tips are sure to come in handy. Enjoy!   Propeller Safety Tips To prevent accidents, full-size aircraft are equipped with propellers that have brightly colored tips. Do the same with your model airplane […]
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RC Airplane Storage

Airplanes on the workshop floor always seem to catch “Hangar Rash.” Organizations is a great way to keep the our of harm’s way. Aviation modelers are an eclectic group coming from all walks of life.  Once we conquer the basics of flight we tend to acquire a variety of aircraft varying in type or style as […]
Top 10 Airplane Posts of 2017

Top 10 Airplane Posts of 2017

Happy New Year, everyone! As we say farewell to 2017, it’s only fitting that we take a moment to look at the ModelAirplaneNews.com posts that you loved most this year. Enjoy the countdown, and we’ll see you in 2018! 10. Indoor Airliner   9. Giant-Scale B-17 8. Super Constellation 7. Mike Barbee’s King Air (click […]
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