FREE Wylam P-47D 3-view

Jun 12, 2013 2 Comments

The date on Wylam’s art for the P-47D Thunderbolt is December 1944. At the time, Air Age Publishing was 15 years old, Model Airplane News was a relative upstart and William Wylam was producing his fantastic art for us. That makes us and our parent company 83 years old—one of the oldest family-owned publishing companies in history! [...]

Read more

Tremendous Texan’s First Flight!

Jun 12, 2013 8 Comments

Across the pond, RC models just keep getting bigger, like this 11.15-foot-span AT-6 Texan piloted by Adolf “Poldi” Leopold. Built from a Petrasuch kit, the fiberglass model is controlled by a Weatronics radio and has Wabo pneumatic landing gear, a fully detailed cockpit, functional lights and smoke. You’ll get chills when you listen to the Moki [...]

Read more

Loop with two quarter rolls

Jun 12, 2013 No Comments

One of the first maneuvers most of us learn is the loop, which can take a bit of practice but when you’ve mastered it, you’re eager for the next step. In this video, pilot Jason Benson shows you how to add two quarter rolls to give your loop that little bit extra. Check it out!

Read more

U.S. pilot Jamie Robertson wins UK Zone World Knockout Championship

Jun 12, 2013 No Comments

When U.S. pilot Jamie Robertson competed at the UK’s Zone 2013 RC Helicopter World Knockout Championship last month, RCHeliHD captured some great action footage during a fun-fly session with an Align TRex 700DFC with a custom painted canopy. Jamie went on to win the competition, which he also won last year. We’re very excited to [...]

Read more

Video Of The Week: “B” QuadCopter/Car Hybrid

Jun 11, 2013 5 Comments

We were blown away by this video from Wito Mielnicze of his invention… the B quadcopter/car hybrid. The B features full-time 4WD via unique rim-drive wheels, each encircling a brushlless-motor-powered prop that allows full quad-copter flying capability. The carcopter is still in prototype stages (we found the B on Kickstarter), but it looks production-ready. Take [...]

Read more

On this Day in Aviation History — June 11, 1948

Jun 11, 2013 No Comments

Today in 1948: The USAF revised its aircraft designations from “P” for pursuit to “F” for fighter. So aircraft such as the P-51D Mustang became known as the F-51 Mustang.

Read more

RCX Rocks Long Beach – The Radio Control Show [Episode 214]

Jun 10, 2013 No Comments

In this week’s episode of the Radio Control Show, you’ll get a chance to go inside the ultimate RC expo – RCX. If you weren’t in Long Beach last weekend, here’s your chance to see the newest releases, hottest interviews, and all the action straight from the show!

Read more

Covering Models like the Real Thing — 10 Tips for Applying Stits Lite Fabric

Jun 10, 2013 3 Comments

There’s an old saying in the hobby that goes: “Once you’re finished “building” your scale RC airplane, you’re only half done!” That’s because all our efforts of gluing and bolting parts together lead up to one final goal—producing a smooth and even surface to apply the covering to. With any fabric covering job, the end results are [...]

Read more
Copyright © 2014 Air Age Media. All rights reserved.