The General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark is a (now retired) multi-role supersonic strike aircraft. Like the F-14, the F-111 is rarely modeled due to the twin engine and swing wing design. Chris Patterson from Australia designed and built this F-111 that is powered by a pair of 120N turbine engines and uses linear actuators to replicate […]
Unusual Attitude Training (UAT), a division of Stallion 51 Flight Operations at the Kissimmee Gateway Airport (KISM), has added a second Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatross jet to its fleet of upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) aircraft. “Throughout my many years of experience in the personal and corporate aviation worlds, many pilots are closer to […]
The best recruiting tool the Navy ever deployed was the movie Top Gun. It worked on me! I went to the recruiter and told him I wanted to fly F-14s. I ended up flying P-3s, but the Tomcat left such an indelible impression that I have always wanted an RC F-14. So when I ran […]
Check out this fun video where Garage RC buys and tests the cheapest RC plane on Amazon. For less than $30, this flier even includes the radio! Will it fly? And if so, is it really worth $30? You be the judge!
The scale of this RC jet is truly “mega” — 33 feet long, a 13-foot wingspan, and a weight of 328 pounds! And to get this big boy off the ground, it’s powered by four(!) Jetcat P300 Pro turbines. Watch the video to see the very realistic flight characteristics in action!
Super Jets South @ GA Jets RC Club Model Airplane News Technical Editor Andrew Griffith and photographer Jennifer Lively attended Super Jets South held at the Georgia Jets RC Club in Gay, GA, about an hour southwest of Atlanta. The event takes place at one of the most amazing flying sites in the country that […]
Enjoy these photos from the 2022 WW I R/C Jamboree hosted by the Mid-Hudson RC Society Club at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, and congratulations to all the winners below! Photos by Tim Haggerty. Category Pilot Plane Spirit Of Rhinebeck Rich Feroldi Caproni Stipa Best of Show Brian Perkins Fokker Dr.1 Best Civilian […]
Check out this video from our good friends at Tail Heavy Productions, where they take us through the do’s and don’ts of flying in wind. It’s a must-watch–especially with fall’s windy conditions upon us.
Check out this video of two identical scale Hawks flying a precision formation. Impressive piloting and impressive builds! These RC jets are 1/3.75 scale, have a wingspan of 106 inches, weigh 60 pounds and are powered by Jetcat P200 RXI turbines.
The full-size P-47 is an American WW II era fighter produced by the American aerospace company Republic Aviation from 1941 to 1945. Its primary armament were eight .50-caliber machine guns and it could also carry a bomb load of 2,500 pounds. Check out this faithful 1/5-scale recreation with a 103-inch wingspan, powered by a 90cc […]