12 O’Clock High preview –Photos from the Flightline

Nov 10, 2014 No Comments

Some really neat stuff showed up at this year’s event. Full coverage in an upcoming issue of MAN.                

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Editor Picks: Best Biplanes

Nov 06, 2014 13 Comments

Back in the dawn of aviation, two wings were necessary to form a strong, wire-reinforced structure that was still light enough for the meager power systems used to propel them. Today, the latest biplane designs are simply amazing and are used for everything from crop dusting to unlimited aerobatics. For the RC bipe guys, it [...]

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GForce Aerobatics: Full-size & RC Extra Team!

Nov 06, 2014 4 Comments

What’s better than two Extras putting on a formation airshow? A full-size Extra and a 41% RC model putting on an airshow together! The Extra Duo G-Force Aerobatics team of Mike Williams (RC pilot) and Chris Burkett (full-size pilot) perform at airshows around the world, flying Chris’ 300S and Mike’s Krill Aircraft 330SC, which is [...]

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Easy Shop Tips

Nov 05, 2014 3 Comments

BOX REMIX One organizational aid I use in my shop is a system for keeping unused servo arms matched to the servos they fit. I use or re-label the servo box by using the label that came with the box or make a new one with my label maker. You can tape one side of [...]

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SkyEye – Sport Flyer Designed for FPV

Nov 04, 2014 4 Comments

Our latest construction article for Electric Flight is a real combo of old and new. The SkyEye is a lightweight, easy to build 3-channel sport flyer pusher design that’s designed for not one but two cameras in its nose! A GoPro Hero video camera or similar, and a FPV camera and transmitter to send images back [...]

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Ultimate Ugly Duckling??

Nov 04, 2014 6 Comments

The Shorts SC-7 Skyvan has become a favorite ride for skydiving enthusiasts throughout the world. It’s box-like structure is utilitarian,  forming a efficient container for all forms of cargo from boxes to beings with everything in between. When I first ran across a picture of the full scale Skyvan I concluded that it would make [...]

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Wet Wings are Wonderful — Flying with Floats!

Oct 31, 2014 2 Comments

If 70% of the globe is covered with water, shouldn’t we have that same percentage of RC model floatplanes? No? Well, many RC clubs today are struggling to find suitable open flying sites and with growing urban sprawl, noise restrictions, and the cost of real estate all playing a factor, it’s little wonder that good [...]

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Tactic TTX610 6-Channel SLT Radio

Oct 30, 2014 No Comments

The TTX610 is a reliable 6-channel radio that gives you the control you need for large planes with retracts, flaps and other additional functions. It also features SLT, so with just one button you can create an unbreakable link between your transmitter and receiver. Plus, SLT makes it ideal for use with Tx-R aircraft! Additional [...]

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