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A New S.E.5A Scout is Born

A New S.E.5A Scout is Born

One of the more popular aircraft to come out of the Great War was the SE5 and SE5a Scout built by the Royal Aircraft Factory (RAF). No surprise that the SE5 Scout is also a very popular choice for scale RC modelers. We caught up with our good buddy and Top Gun Static Scale Judge […]
Gigantic Globemaster

Gigantic Globemaster

Would you believe that this giant 19-foot-span model weighs in at just under 11 pounds? Designed and built by Thomas Maier, this C-124-2 Globemaster features balsa construction and is covered with Oracover Air Indoor film. Power comes from four modified Scorpion M-3011-760kv motors—originally intended for multirotor aircraft—that each weigh 3.17 ounces and turn a 18.5 […]
New Uses for Clothespins

New Uses for Clothespins

The ordinary clothespin can do a lot more than hold sheets on a dryer line! Here are five of our favorite RC uses for them. Share how you use clothespins for modeling in the comments below! CLIP TIP For electric RC pilots, keeping track of battery status at the field can be a challenge. It […]
RC Model Tip – Tame your Tail-Dragger

RC Model Tip – Tame your Tail-Dragger

From sport planes and classic civilian aircraft to warbirds and fighters, the tail-dragger configuration, where the little “steering” wheel is in back behind the main landing gear, remains very popular. Though the tailwheel has very little effect on the model’s flight performance, the landing gear configuration does make takeoffs and landings much different from planes […]
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Giant Scratch-Built Concorde

Giant Scratch-Built Concorde

“Only” 1/6-scale, this 33-foot-long jet was built and flown by Otto Widlroither. The 13-foot-span model is powered by four JetCat P300 Pro turbines fed by a four, 1.6-gallon fuel tanks and weighs in at 328.5 pounds. The model’s fuselage and wings feature carbon-fiber sandwich construction. The Concorde has pneumatic gear with a 30-liter air tank […]
How To Clean & Rebuild a Gas Carburetor

How To Clean & Rebuild a Gas Carburetor

One of the great features that make giant-scale airplanes so popular is the bulletproof, user-friendly nature of the Walbro carburetors that most gas engines are equipped with. Once a gas engine is properly adjusted, its carburetor won’t usually need to be tweaked again for most of, if not all of the flying season. As an […]
Rhinebeck North WW I Jamboree

Rhinebeck North WW I Jamboree

Every September, on the weekend after Labor Day, the Mid-Hudson Radio Control Society plays host to their annual WW I Jamboree at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome near Red Hook and Kingston, New York. For decades this event had drawn contestants from around the country and from north of the border from Canada. One of the […]
Your First Workshop

Your First Workshop

From our friends at RTL Fasteners: Like anything else, learning what’s involved in a new hobby is the first step to taking it on. From figuring out what tools you’ll need, finding a place to store essentials and creating an organized place to work and play, it’s always important to do some preparation. That is […]
Cessna 310 R: Real or RC?

Cessna 310 R: Real or RC?

Powered by a Kavan FJ50 boxer four-stroke, this Cessna is hard to distinguish from its bigger brother on the flightline or in the air. Built from the Kuhlmann kit, the 1/2.5-scale model has a 173.2-inch wingspan and weighs 54.8 pounds. It has pneumatic retractable undercarriage from HAWE and a Jeti Duplex radio. The RC plane […]
New Habu!

New Habu!

Who else learned to fly e-jets with a Habu? Now the classic airframe is back, with even more power and performance — perfect for first-time EDF pilots as well as experienced pilots who want a high-performance, fun aircraft. It costs $279.99 and is available for pre-order now.   From Horizon: Based on the popular E-flite […]
13-foot-span Vickers Wellington

13-foot-span Vickers Wellington

Affectionately nicknamed “Wimpy,” the Vickers Wellington was a RAF medium-range bomber in service before WW II began and still in service after the war ended. This 13-foot-span model is a Tony Nijhuis design and weighs in at just 18 kg. It’s powered by two Zenoah 26cc gas engines and is equipped with Savox servos, Unitracts […]
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