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2017 Gear Guide: August Issue

Top Gun Flightline Highlights — Photos from David Hart

10 Tips For a Better-Flying Airplane: September Issue

Stepcraft Accessories -- Drag Knife Attachment -- Making Custom Vinyl Letters

Easy Engine Testing — Keeping it Cheap and Safe!

Break-in and Tuning 2-Stroke Glow Engines — Picking the right propeller for Fun Fly!

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200,000+ Facebook “Likes” and still growing!

200,000+ Facebook “Likes” and still growing!

Wow! One thing’s for sure! Model Airplane News readers and our Facebook fans are a loyal group of RC airplane enthusiasts! The MAN crew would like to thank all of you for helping us reach this impressive social media milestone. Be sure to like us on Facebook to get the inside scoop from events, the […]
Make a Holiday Wish! What do you want for the RC Holiday Season

Make a Holiday Wish! What do you want for the RC Holiday Season

It’s not too late! You can still make a wish for that special RC gift for the holidays! If you could receiver one special present this Holiday Season, what would it be? A new radio, and Engine or a new Warbird? Let us know, and please be specific as to what you really want to […]
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Museum-Scale PBY Catalina

Museum-Scale PBY Catalina

We love flying boats, and this impressive, 13-foot-span PBY Catalina is an exquisite replica! Designed and built by Icelandic modeler Sturla Snorrason , this 1/8-scale PBY Catalina is powered by two Quadra 35cc gas engines spinning 16 x 8 3-blade Graupner props and weighs in at 48.5 pounds. Even the retracts are scratch-built! Unfortunately this model has since crashed […]
New Arrival — FlySky FS-i10 10-channel Transmitter

New Arrival — FlySky FS-i10 10-channel Transmitter

Just arrived in the MAN office this cool looking 10-channel transmitter from Diamond Hobby. This impressive transmitter is completely different from your everyday radios and it is loaded with great and unique features. It has 20 model memory, USB charging for the LiPo TX battery pack, and multiple touch screens for adjusting the transmitter setup […]
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How to: Add Square Checkerboards

How to: Add Square Checkerboards

This simple design can have a big impact on your aircraft’s color scheme! We start the same way by spraying the glass with window cleaner, then removing the backing from the Ultracote and then pressing it down on the glass. This will keep the covering in place while cutting out the checkerboard. Lay down a […]
Tremendous Texan

Tremendous Texan

With a wingspan of over 100 inches, this 1/4-scale T-6 Texan is powered by a Moki 215cc radial gas engine. It looks and sounds great in the air, and  the onboard camera on the horizontal stabilizer provides an in-air view! We love the detail on its meticulous sliding greenhouse canopy.  Thanks to Dean and Peter Coxon who […]
HobbyKing C-47

HobbyKing C-47

With its LED wingtip and landing lights, retracts and functional flaps, this Gooney Bird is definitely on our holiday list! Hobby King thoughtfully provides three sets of decals (U.S., UK and Russian) so you can make yours unique. Foam construction and installed motor systems and servos mean you’ll be flight-ready in less time than it takes […]
The LA Drone Show is a Big Success

The LA Drone Show is a Big Success

The first ever Drone Expo in Los Angeles was a huge success this past weekend. Attendees flock to the LA sports Arena to check out the latest Intel on unmanned aerial vehicles.  With over 3000 people attending the arena was full of people looking for their next new multirotor aircraft. In addition there were a […]
RC Drones come to LA!

RC Drones come to LA!

If you are even a little interested in multi-rotors and RotorDrones, the UAVSA (Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Systems Association) show is the place to be today, Saturday December 13, 2014. This is the first ever commercial Drone Expo in the country and it will be at the LA Sports Arena. Come on down and say hi to the RotorDrone […]
Video: Electric 11-foot C-130

Video: Electric 11-foot C-130

Evangelos Paschaloudis of Thessaloniki Greece spent nine years (over 1000 hours!) building this RC model of a U.S. Coast Guard C-130 from Palmer plans. The 11-foot-span electric model uses four 5S 5000mAh batteries for 18-minute flights!  Thanks to YouTube’s Sallas4U for taking this great video of the model flying from the Polykastro airfield and sharing it with us.
The Dark Knight’s Ride

The Dark Knight’s Ride

With a foam “fuselage,” this RC version of Batman’s latest multirotor aircraft is incredible, and it flies just like Batman’s vehicle in the movie. Check it out!
Sneak Peek – Venture FPV Quadcopter Test Flight

Sneak Peek – Venture FPV Quadcopter Test Flight

We are test flying this new H-configured multirotor from Hobby King. This impressive rotordrone comes equipped with its own factory installed 5.8GHz FPV camera and onboard video transmitter which is tuned for the Fat Shark and similar FPV goggles and ground station receivers. Guided by the popular NAZA-M Lite flight control system, the Venture is […]
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