RCX is the very first show for a brand new company, Diamond Hobby, that will be distributing FMS planes in the U.S. These plug-and-fly scale foamies come with motor, battery and radio gear installed and have amazing detail, including retracts, scale exhaust ports on the cowl, flaps, lights, pilot figures and more. One of my [...]
When it comes to scale subjects, nothing is so appealing as a classic subject from the Golden Age of Aviation. Ron Peterka has an amazing Subject that will soon be featured as a Construction article in Model Airplane News, his amazing Stinson SR-5E. This 1:5 scale model of Stinson “Reliant N-14187 is, in a way, [...]
Welcome to the future of agriculture! As this video demonstrates, an RC heli can spray fields more effectively and quickly than a traditional tractor-based sprayer. Farmers hope the new technologies will make farming more cost-effective and better for society and the environment. Check out the video and join the discussion on Facebook. CLICK HERE.
This weekend at the Long Beach Convention Center, you can get up close and personal with a Shadow UAV at the U.S. National Guard booth! The RQ-7 Shadow UAV is used by the United States Army, Marine Corps, Australian Army and Swedish Army for reconnaissance, surveillance, target acquisition and battle damage assessment. Launched from a [...]
Imagine you flew a Supermarine Spitfire out of an Allied base during WW II. Now imagine you did a belly landing in one of those famous fighters and a flight surgeon from base captured the event on film. After the war, you and Doc visit, but lose touch decades later. You still remember the film, [...]