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Easy RV-4 Makeover Make your model your own

Easy RV-4 Makeover Make your model your own

Longtime MAN contributor Carl Layden wanted a plane that would stand out on the flightline, but he didn’t have the time to custom-build a model from scratch. His solution was to dress up an ARF and make it a unique flyer. Here’s his story. If you have been around the hobby for a long time, […]
Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Merry Christmas, Everyone!

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the workshop Not a creature was stirring or sanding, the work had all stopped. The airplanes were hung from the ceiling with care, In hopes that new ARFS soon would hang there. The R/C Modelers nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of IMAC gold danced […]
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RC Airplane Aerobatics: Master the Rolling Loop

RC Airplane Aerobatics: Master the Rolling Loop

Kick up your aerobatic performance with this deceivingly-easy-looking maneuver, the Rolling Loop. A challenging maneuver, the pilot, needs to utilize all the control inputs while performing it smoothly. A basic loop can ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
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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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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