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Prevent Ground Loops with a Gyro

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Fabric Covering for Scale RC Airplanes -- Video How To

Planes Worth Modeling -- Pietenpol Air Camper

Top Gun Flightline Highlights — Photos from David Hart

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Henry Haffke, August 30, 1927 – October 12, 2017

It was with sadness that we learned that our good friend, and longtime MAN contributor Henry Haffke, passed away on October 12, 2017 at the Wesley Community in Saratoga Springs, NY. Age 90, Henry, was born in Springfield, MA, and was known to all as “Mr. Gee Bee”. An expert scale modeler, Henry designed, built […]
Red Bull Aerobatic Team Airshow

Red Bull Aerobatic Team Airshow

The Red Bull Aerobatic Team performs a great show at the Lodrino Air Meet in Switzerland, flying 106-inch-span Pitts “Beast” models that are each powered by a 3W 220cc four-cylinder engine. Thanks to Horst Zeller from RC Scale Airplanes for taking and posting this great video.
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4 DIY Reader Tips

4 DIY Reader Tips

These DIY techniques use ordinary house/shop gear to make useful tools for building and assembling RC aircraft. They’re cheap and easy, just the way we like! EASY THIRD HAND You can make a very useful third hand by just soldering together a wire coat hanger and an alligator clip. Try making two holders bent at […]
Wing Repair Made Easy

Wing Repair Made Easy

We all make dumb moves when flying. Practice is the best cure for this problem, as the ones who make the least dumb moves are usually the ones who fly the most.  Since I have moved about an hour’s drive from the flying field, I no longer go flying several times a week. And this […]
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Flightline Highlights Video — Freewing Model F-16  EDF Jet

Flightline Highlights Video — Freewing Model F-16 EDF Jet

Reviewed in the recent December 2017 issue of MAN, this Flightline Video shows the F-16 in detailed as test flown by Rick Bell. The F-16 was flown and photographed at the Wintonbury Flying Club, in Connecticut, and  we would like to thank all the club members for allowing MAN to use their impressive flying site. […]
Precision and Positioning — Cross-Box Aerobatic Maneuvers

Precision and Positioning — Cross-Box Aerobatic Maneuvers

Those who “don’t know what they don’t know” usually claim (by default) to be content with their flying. The reality is that flying is a lot more fun when you do it well and continue to improve, and nothing instills the satisfaction of a job well done like being able to string together several aerobatic […]
Installing a Dummy Rotary Engine — Dressing up my Camel — Part 1

Installing a Dummy Rotary Engine — Dressing up my Camel — Part 1

If you’ve been following my online Build-Along Series on the MAN website for my Sopwith Camel, then you know I have been featuring little mini projects as they pop up in the construction. Well, as Dave Platt, master scale modeler has said numerous times, “A scale model is never truly finished–you simply stop working in […]
The Ultimate Accessory for your Scale Airplane — Best Pilots’ Full-body pilots

The Ultimate Accessory for your Scale Airplane — Best Pilots’ Full-body pilots

The name says it all. In our opinion, Lyle Vasser of Best Pilots is known for simply making the best-looking, most historically accurate pilot figures you can get anywhere. Most are approximately 1/5-scale and his scale reproductions are of actual WW II pilots including USMC Pappy Boyington, U.S. Army Air Corps. Bob Sweeney, R.A.F. Sailor […]
FLYING SCALE—Improving your flight scores

FLYING SCALE—Improving your flight scores

Model Airplane News has devoted many articles and columns to the improving of static scores in scale competition. This score however, only represents 50 percent of your total, and taking the time to improve your model’s documentation material between events can definitely help you maximize overall score. But for this article, let’s talk about improving […]
Bill Holland and his Amazing Half-Scale Fokker Triplane

Bill Holland and his Amazing Half-Scale Fokker Triplane

Many scale competitors who’ve flown at Top Gun, know Bill Holland as the Chief Judge for the scale invitation, but he is also a very accomplished and experienced scale model builder and flyer. His newest project is this amazing 50% scale Fokker Dr.1 Triplane and it is a work of RC art! Bill enlarged Glenn […]
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