The future of air travel?

Oct 25, 2012 2 Comments

This bidirectional flying wing looks like science fiction, but it could be the airliner of the future … and it could get us to our destinations a lot more quickly! Check out this story from Technewsdaily: The supersonic, bidirectional flying wing idea comes from a team headed by Ge-Cheng Zha, an aerospace engineer at the [...]

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Amazing 4-minute Freestyle

Oct 24, 2012 8 Comments

When Gernot Bruckmann stepped up to fly at last weekend’s Tucson Aerobatic Shootout, the crowd knew they were going to watch something special. A native of Villach, Austria, this young man is only 20 years old and has been flying model airplanes since he was 14 years old. So far he has competed in about 160 contests in [...]

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RTL Fasteners—Complete Metric Assortment Pack #992

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments

For several years now, I have been using RTL Fasteners for all my hardware needs. I am an active RC airplane builder and flyer and I always like to have a large supply of screws, bolts, nuts and washers, in most common sizes available in my workshop. There’s nothing worse that needing a specific nut [...]

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Propwash Video Productions—The Planes of Top Gun

Oct 23, 2012 No Comments

Held at the Paradise Field by Frank Tiano in Lakeland, FL Top Gun is the greatest RC scale show in the country and it draws builders and pilots from all over the world. The true best of the best compete annually for the title of “Mr. Top Gun.” And in the process, the event plays [...]

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The Radio Control Show [Episode 181]

Oct 19, 2012 No Comments

This week’s episode of The Radio Control Show features the question of the week dealing with servos, and some product news.

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Tucson Aerobatic Shootout

Oct 19, 2012 No Comments

  This years Tucson Aerobatic Shootout is held at the Tucson International Modelplex Park on October 16 – 21. Our Senior Editor, John Reid is covering the event. Be sure to check here for the latest results!   Current standings Invitational Overall After Known 4 as of Saturday, Oct 20 1. Mark Leseberg………………..3987.669 2. Andrew Jesky…………………3964.522 3. [...]

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New 12 foot Telemaster kit — the return of a classic!

Oct 18, 2012 8 Comments

The 12′ Telemaster kit is a total re-engineering of the classic 12′  Tele, but the only things that are the same is the Telemaster name and wingspan. Everything has been re-worked for ease of construction and assembly both in the build process and more importantly at the flying field. We are using a 2-piece wing [...]

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Laser Powered UAVs?

Oct 17, 2012 No Comments

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are seeing amazing growth and increased demand for all sorts of applications. But their range and sortie duration are limited by their on-board batteries or fuel tank size. Bringing a UAV back down for refueling or recharging their batteries takes time and  requires skilled field technicians and adds risk to their mission profile.  [...]

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