How Low Can You Go Winner, Warbirds over Delaware

Jul 17, 2012 5 Comments

One of the  fun parts of the WOD is the Low passes the warbird pilots make! For this year’s “How Low Can You Go” award went to WOD regular Adam Lilly with his P-40 Warhawk. Adam is known for getting his warbirds and their shadows very close together and on one 120mph + pass on Saturday, [...]

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Exclusive first look: Hobby People’s Spy Hawk

Jul 16, 2012 12 Comments

With a name that sounds very much like a military UAV, the new FPV (First Person View) Spy Hawk RTF, distributed by Hobby People, is the first of its kind. The Spy Hawk is the first video-equipped RC airplane with a built-in airborne stabilization system. It is a complete package including battery pack, charger, and [...]

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Stall Recovery 101

Jul 16, 2012 11 Comments

One of the hardest things to learn when you see a stall starting on a straight-ahead landing is that you should push on the elevator stick. This is difficult because all your instincts tell you to pull up! But to save the plane, you need a lower angle of attack, and you can get that [...]

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Mr. Top Gun’s new Bristol Beaufighter

Jul 15, 2012 9 Comments

You just never know what you will discover at the Warbirds over Delaware event and this year was no different. One of the most ambitious projects we discovered is the handiwork of three-time Top Gun Champion, David Wigley, a still-in-primer 1/5-scale Bristol Beaufighter. This amazing twin engine will be powered by a pair of 100cc gas [...]

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Mustangs at Warbirds over Delaware

Jul 14, 2012 1 Comment

Holy cow! By far this year, the magical P-51 Mustang was the most popular WW2 heavy metal fighter at the event! Many Top Flite 86 inch span giant scale ARFs and several larger ones were on constant patrols around the Lums Pond Aerodrome! Here’s just a few!  

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Warbirds over Delaware WW1 Gaggle Flight

Jul 14, 2012 2 Comments

Another amazing part of the whole WOD thing, is their extremely popular WW1 Gaggle Flight where as many WW1 airplanes takeoff in mass to get as many vintage warbirds into the air at the same time. Today in the Friday Gaggle, the number of dogfighting aviators was 33. An impressive number that would have been [...]

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Warbirds over Delaware Friday Highlights

Jul 13, 2012 2 Comments

Well, today was a sure winner and all the warbird pilots had a great time. The event started in ernest two days ago (Wednesday,) and the flightline was in constant action. Here are some of the shots I got today! More to come! Stay tuned

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Model Airplane News’ E-Flite Habu 32 EDF FACEBOOK Giveaway!

Jul 13, 2012 7 Comments

Model Airplane News’ latest Facebook Giveaway Prize is a “E-Flite Habu 32 EDF Jet.” Check out more details and how to enter below. Comments below will NOT be entered in the sweeps; you must go to Facebook to enter!   Win this fantastic prize package! Habu 32 EDF Jet E-flite Electric Retracts Tricycle Set E-flite Pro [...]

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