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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]