Joe Nall: Friday Crowds Roll In

May 18, 2013 No Comments

Friday went down as one of the biggest days ever in aeromodeling history.  Thousands of pilots and spectators united their passion for aviation to make Joe Nall 2013 one to remember.  Doing the math, over 2,000 flights were logged today alone.  Even better, youth pilots could be found on almost every flight line.  The future of the hobby appears [...]

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The Radio Control Show [Episode 211]

May 17, 2013 No Comments

In this week’s show, John Reid shares a tip on servo installation in foamies that you don’t want to miss. Plus, we get an up-close look at Hangar 9′s giant-scale Super Decathlon, which is on the cover of the July issue of Model Airplane News.

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Joe Nall: Thursday in RC Paradise

May 17, 2013 No Comments

Thursday at Joe Nall Week was an RC explosion.  Every flight line was packed to the gills, and at any one time, 20 – 30 aircraft could be seen in the air.  Things settled down after dark with only about 15 – 20 planes covering the night sky.  What other event can say that?  As in previous years, [...]

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Splish-Splash! F-18 bath-time

May 16, 2013 1 Comment

Dear U.S. Navy, I would very much like to offer my services as a first-class plane scrubber and will wash your Blue Angels aircraft for FREE! I promise to clean every spot, from the tip of its nose to the edge of its ailerons and even the landing gear. Did I mention I’ll do it [...]

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Joe Nall: Wednesday in Full Swing

May 15, 2013 1 Comment

Although pilots have been flying and camping since last Friday evening, many consider Wednesday as the official start of Joe Nall Week.  Wednesday brings the first of the week’s noon time demos, and spectators really start lining up for the coveted lawn chair spots along show central.  Today’s demo covered a cross-section of the hobby including control line, [...]

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Dragons take wing!

May 15, 2013 No Comments

This stunning glider was photographed by MAN contributor Dave Garwood at the Perry Township Park on the banks of the Lake Erie. Wow. A Michael Gantner design, the glider in the main shot was built by Jeff Carlton of Cleveland, OH and is detailed with whiskers on its nose and whiskers at the rear of [...]

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Sky Writing photo you have to see

May 15, 2013 No Comments

    Just so you know, no one was hurt in the making of this image.

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X-47B Historic At-Sea Launch

May 15, 2013 2 Comments

Earlier this week, the U.S. Navy today launched an X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator from an aircraft carrier at sea, the system’s first at sea, catapult launch.  The aircraft flew from USS George H. W. Bush off the coast of Virginia and landed safely at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. about an hour [...]

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