Road to Top Gun: Titanic Thunderbolt

Feb 14, 2013 4 Comments

A well known regular to all the RC action and excitement that is the Top Gun Scale Invitational, Eduardo Esteves is shown here with his wife and caller Ana, with his beautiful and very impressive  P-47 Thunderbolt razorback built from a CARF-Models composite kit. The Thunderbolt’s wingspan is 110 inches and weighs in at 62 [...]

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Wing Repair Made Easy

Feb 07, 2013 3 Comments

This is a collection of my made at home videos I shot for showing basic wood wing structure repairs. The video may be low tech but the repair techniques are right on the spot and can be used to fix any damaged wing. This specific repair deals with removing and replacing a broken leading edge [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Splendid Spitfire

Feb 04, 2013 10 Comments

As we draw closer to the big 25th anniversary of the Top Gun Scale Invitational, we are collecting more advance “intel” on the planes and the pilots who are planning to attend this world-class scale competition in Lakeland, FL. The man who practically invented giant scale RC warbirds and long time Model Airplane News contributor, Nick Ziroli [...]

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VQ Models Voodoo

Feb 01, 2013 2 Comments

VQ Models has released a great looking Voodoo modified P-51  based on the full-size Reno racer and constructed of balsa and ply.  Our reviewer Jason Benson was among the first to try out this great model. You can see what he has to say  about the plane in his full review in the May issue of [...]

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The Radio Control Show 196

Feb 01, 2013 No Comments

This week’s show shows us how to make universal plugs, the new Horizon Hobby Vaterra brand, an interview with Wayne Carini of Chasing Classic Cars, the all new Freestyle Aerobatics Made Easy DVD, an interview with Ryan Cavalieri from the Reedy Race of Champions, and much more. See the full video below.

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Degrees in RC: colleges offer drone pilot classes

Jan 30, 2013 4 Comments

Randal Franzen was 53, unemployed and nearly broke when his brother, a tool designer at Boeing, mentioned that pilots for remotely piloted aircraft – more commonly known as drones – were in high demand.  Franzen, a former professional skier and trucking company owner who had flown planes as a hobby, started calling manufacturers and found [...]

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$49 “personal” UAV with voice control

Jan 30, 2013 7 Comments

The UAV is built around an ARM Cortex-A9 processor, features 1 GB of built-in RAM, an SD card slot, and is Wi-Fi and Bluetooth-enabled. …The idea is that when users wanted to shoot videos of themselves, they could just launch the UAV by hand. It would then hover in front of them, streaming video to [...]

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The Radio Control Show 195

Jan 25, 2013 No Comments

Don’t miss out on this week’s episode of The Radio Control Show! This time, we take a look at how to properly cut your lexan body, check out this amazing giant scale Sabre, plus look at the readers’ choice ballet, mention the new Traxxas DR-1 contest, and much more. See the full video in the [...]

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