Recently I got to take a tour through the Castle Creations factory in Olathe, KS. I really enjoyed my visit there and I found that making speed controls was a much bigger production than I had imagined. In this video Lee Estingoy takes us through the assembly line at the Castle factory to see how [...]
Well, just as winter is drawing to a close and the flying season is starting to sprout some spring shoots, our Online Build-along of the Alien Aircraft Extra 300 (Started on December 17 2011,) draws to a conclusion as well. Built and covered by Model Airplane News contributor Robert Labriola, this laser-cut kit builds into [...]
This year’s E-Fest indoor event had dozens of unique planes and helicopters, but this flying, sheet-foam RC aircraft carrier takes the cake! Powered by four downward-thrust electric motors, the carrier allowed micro helicopters and planes to take off mid-air. This great video was shot by Peter McKay.
J-TEC well known for their popular large volume mufflers and giant scale accessories is now the exclusive supplier of the popular “Bob Trueworthy” Pitts M-12 Short Kits. The J-Tec guys were right across from the MAN booth at the 2012 WRAM Show and they were always busy. Proudly showing off the finished Trueworthy Designs 26% Pitts Model 12 it [...]
One of the busiest booths at the 2012 WRAM show was the Horizon Hobby Display area. There were a bunch of great products to see and several new airplanes both in the WW1 and WW2 catagories! Check out what’s new as Gerry Yarrish chats with Product Developer Matt Andren! video platform video management video solutions [...]
From Gladwyne PA, Mark Frankel will be entering Top Gun with John Glezellis (Cambridge MA) in Team Scale with his “tried and true” Beechcraft T-34B Mentor. The plane took 1st at the NATS in 2009 and 2nd in 2011). John is a world class IMAAC pilot, but this is his first major scale competition. I [...]