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Hangar 9/Horizon Hobby Model 12 Viking 120cc ARF: June Issue

Break-in and Tuning 2-Stroke Glow Engines — Picking the right propeller for Fun Fly!

Tower Hobbies P-51D Mustang Mk II Rx-R: July Issue

Fuel Systems Made Easy — Make your Glow Engine Happy

Road to Top Gun - Highlights of the planes and pilots

Functional Scale — How to: Make a Sliding Canopy

Shop Tip: Balancing your Propeller

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The Ultimate Accessory for your Scale Airplane — Best Pilots’ Full-body pilots

The Ultimate Accessory for your Scale Airplane — Best Pilots’ Full-body pilots

The name says it all. In our opinion, Lyle Vasser of Best Pilots is known for simply making the best-looking, most historically accurate pilot figures you can get anywhere. Most are approximately 1/5-scale and his scale reproductions are of actual WW II pilots including USMC Pappy Boyington, U.S. Army Air Corps. Bob Sweeney, R.A.F. Sailor […]
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Road to Top Gun– James and Jesse Russell’s P-47 Thunderbolts

Road to Top Gun– James and Jesse Russell’s P-47 Thunderbolts

Competing for the first time at Top Gun are the father/son team of James and Jesse Russell who will be competing separately in the Pro-Am Sport class.  Shown in the opening photo, Jesse’s father’s airplane is a Yellow Aircraft design, and it is modeled after George Sutcliffe’s aircraft  nicknamed Junior. George was a close personal […]
Tactic FPV– G1 Goggles

Tactic FPV– G1 Goggles

From Tactic: Perfect for FPV drone racing and aerial photography, FPV-G1 Goggles are a high-tech, low-cost way to immerse yourself in the action. Just add the FPV-RM2 or your mobile device to get the best possible experience. Not only are they compatible with smartphones of virtually any size, but they’re great for Wi-Fi camera drones, […]
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Monster OV-10 Bronco

Monster OV-10 Bronco

Without a doubt, our friends across the pond take giant-scale modeling seriously … just take a look at this behemoth Bronco! With a 14-foot wingspan, this OV-10 was designed to use two Zenoah 62 gas engines and weighs in at around pounds. The giant was originally built by Tony Nijuis, and new owner Steve Holland is flying it at the recent UK […]
Road to Top Gun — Gérson Nissola’s Turboprop Tucano

Road to Top Gun — Gérson Nissola’s Turboprop Tucano

Coming in again from Brazil, Gérson L. Nissola will be flying his impressive Turboprop Tucano for his second time in the Pro AM Sport category. Built from a CARF-Model kit Gérson is using a JR 12X radio system and made more than 80 modifications to the model to improve its scale looks and detailing. The […]
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Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne Project — Scratch building a scale hybrid Heli

A few years back I designed a scale model of the Lockheed AH-56 Cheyenne, probably my favorite helicopter of all time.  The experimental Cheyenne featured a variable-pitch pusher prop and small wings, which allowed it to fly much like an airplane and gave it a top speed of nearly 250 MPH.  My Cheyenne was based […]
Highlights from Warbirds over Delaware — with  Video

Highlights from Warbirds over Delaware — with Video

We sent our longtime MAN contributor and RC scale warbird expert, Sal Calvagna down to Bear, DE to cover the 25th annual Warbirds over Delaware giant scale fly in. And to say that this year’s extravaganza of military aviation was exciting, would definitely be an understatement. (Video by Scott McClurg). Sal team up with Scott […]
Road to Top Gun — Will Berninger’s T-34C Mentor

Road to Top Gun — Will Berninger’s T-34C Mentor

Competing for his second time at Top Gun, Will Berninger will be flying in the Pro Am Pro Prop class with his 117 inch Raytheon (Beechcraft) T-34C Mentor. Will purchased the T-34C in 2014 from champion scale builder and flier Mike Barbee of Columbus Ohio. Will competed with it at the 2014 Scale Nationals and […]
B-17 with smoke on!

B-17 with smoke on!

There’s no doubt about it, adding smoke to any scale airplane jacks up the excitment factor. This team scale entry from Bret Bowling and Dan Givney put on quite a show with their Flying Fortress and four tails of smoke. Powered by four Saito .100 4-stroke glow engines, the bomber is built from a Wingspan […]
Road to Top Gun — Roger Niolet’s Nieuport 28 C.1

Road to Top Gun — Roger Niolet’s Nieuport 28 C.1

Involved with RC nearly all his life, Roger Niolet from Sarasota FL have been involved in competition flying RC airplanes for the last 10 years. This year Roger will again be flying his Nieuport 28 C.1 as a Team Scale entry. The builder of the Nieuport is David Barry worked very hard to build and […]
Radio Programming Made Easy

Radio Programming Made Easy

There are some basic radio programming features that all pilots should know to improve their airplane’s performance, and they can be used on any airplane to make flying more enjoyable. When these features are used and programmed correctly, you will experience a faster rate of learning and better results. These programming features are used by […]
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