Road to Top Gun: F-100 Super Sabre

Apr 03, 2013 3 Comments

The newest “Road” entry to the upcoming 25th Annual Top Gun Scale Invitational is Marco Benincasa from Via Reggio, Italy, who will be competing in the Pro Am Pro with this impressive F-100 Super Sabre Jet.  The Aircraft is 1/4,5-scale and has a wingspan of 85 inches. Weight is 60 Lbs and the jet is powered by [...]

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2nd Annual Space Coast Aerotow

Apr 02, 2013 2 Comments

March 15-17, 2013 has come and gone and the Indian River Kontrol Society’s Second Annual Aero tow is now history. The venue was the Space Coast Aeromodeling Park at the Central Disposal Facility. The IRKS Club is indebted to the outstanding support provided by the folks who provide security and work the landfill.     [...]

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Jim Newman: WW II through the eyes of a youth

Apr 02, 2013 1 Comment

We were thrilled to see a feature story in the current issue of Flight Journal from longtime MAN contributor Jim Newman! He notes, “Throughout my 43 years in the U.S., on finding that I grew up in England during the war years, people will ask ‘What was it like? Did you see German aeroplanes?’ Even FJ [...]

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Radio Control Gaui Nitro 3D Helicopter Action [Video Of The Week]

Apr 01, 2013 No Comments

Check out the Video Of The Week. Crazy skills from this RC Pilot.

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GF40 Gasoline Engine from O.S. Engines

Apr 01, 2013 No Comments

Ideal for aerobatic or scale aircraft, the 4-stroke GF40 offers excellent torque and a realistic sound, plus fuel economy and the fit and finish O.S. is famous for. Other features include a Walbro carburetor and an integrated choke rod guide that simplifies installation. The GF40 includes a muffler, spark plug, ignition module and a 2-year [...]

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Afternoon project: Build a Flight Box

Mar 31, 2013 3 Comments

If you’re looking for a fun project that you can easily complete in an afternoon, why not a flight box? In this how-to/review, Terry Bolin shares his experience building a Sig Mini-Boss Flight Box. About every six or seven years for the last 44 years, I want a new flight box. Not necessarily a bigger [...]

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Incredible RC Dragonfly!

Mar 30, 2013 9 Comments

The engineers at Festo, the same folks who designed the amazing SmartBird, have now created a four-winged dragonfly they call “BionicOpter.” Here’s the scoop from their website and don’t miss the video of the dragonfly in flight below! With the BionicOpter, Festo has technically mastered the highly complex flight characteristics of the dragonfly. Just like [...]

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Florida Jets with SKS Video Highlights

Mar 29, 2013 No Comments

Our buddy  ScottStauffer shares some of the action from the 2013 Florida Jets event held in Lakeland, Florida. Model Airplane News contributor Rich Uravitch was also on hand taking photos and shooting video interviews at this amazing all-jet aircraft extravaganza! We also have amazing action and close up photography from Ace Camera Guy David Hart. [...]

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