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Florida Jets: And the winners are…

Florida Jets: And the winners are…

Florida Jets 2021 is now history and Model Airplane News has a detailed event coverage article written by Andrew Griffith coming in our next issue. In the mean time, here are the official winners of the Special Awards. Stay tuned for more great photos and details! Greg Alderman’s BVM F-18 Critics Choice Award Winner, Henry […]
Ground-Pounding Warthog

Ground-Pounding Warthog

There no doubt about it, the ground pounding, tank killing A-10 Warthog is an amazing warbird. When it comes to giant scale RC jets, the A-10 delivers the same kind of excitement. This video from RCScaleAirplanes, highlights that amazing MiBo Warthog flown by Kurt Tötsch as he performed a fantastic flight demo at the Barone […]
Giant-Scale Howard Ike Miss Chevrolet

Giant-Scale Howard Ike Miss Chevrolet

Henry Haffke has been a contributor and consultant to Model Airplane News for close to 40 years and one of his most popular projects was his 40-size, 56-inch-span, Howard “Ike” DGA-5 racer Miss Chevrolet published in the April 1979 issue of Model Airplane News. Henry teamed up with expert pilot Sid Clement and competed at […]
Prop Testing for Maximum Speed and Performance

Prop Testing for Maximum Speed and Performance

I really enjoy flying RC aircraft of all kinds, but some of my favorites are Formula One pylon racers. I wanted a race plane that I could prop for speed, but I also wanted to be able to try propellers that would produce good torque. I also wanted a plane that would allow me to […]
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Monster 58% Scale Zlin Z-526

Monster 58% Scale Zlin Z-526

In the mid-1960s, the Z-526 AFS was the last in a whole series of special aerobatic aircraft the Moravan works derived from their trainer at the time. So the Z-526 Trener was turned into the Z-526 AFS Akrobat Special. This amazing 58% scale Z-526 piloted by Zdenek Hulka at the Megaflug show at Göttingen, Germany […]
Evan Volksplane You can build

Evan Volksplane You can build

From the September issue of MAN, this new version of the ever popular Evans Volksplane is the work of RC model designer and contributor Pat Tritle. This easy to build park flyer has built up lightweight construction and features scale all-flying tail surfaces just like the real thing. Lasercut parts are available from author. You […]
Radio Programming Made Easy

Radio Programming Made Easy

There are some basic radio programming features that all pilots should know to improve their airplane’s performance, and they can be used on any airplane to make flying more enjoyable. When these features are used and programmed correctly, you will experience a faster rate of learning and better results. These programming features are used by […]
Safe & Easy Engine Testing

Safe & Easy Engine Testing

Whenever I test run and adjust a new gas engine, I prefer to set it up on a sturdy test stand/table instead of on my model airplane. Here is my Zenoah GT-80, 80cc twin-cylinder gasoline engine before I installed it in my Fokker Triplane. The fuel tank (and smoke oil tank) are installed and the […]
Easy programming for 3D maneuvers

Easy programming for 3D maneuvers

We always learn how to perform new maneuvers by watching the stick movements of a top notch pilot, but what the pilot knows is that there computer mixes is what makes their life easier when controlling the aircraft.  Now we are going to present a few tips that will make it easier for you to perform those […]
Backyard Fly Baby Bipe

Backyard Fly Baby Bipe

Everyone has heard of the Peter M. Bowers designed Fly Baby Bipe. In all sizes, this biplane is easy to build and fun to fly. In the next issue of MAN we have a construction article by Pat Tritle showing how easy his backyard biplane is to build and fly. Pat’s Fly Baby Bipe is […]
KMP L-4 Grasshopper

KMP L-4 Grasshopper

Constructed of lite-ply and balsa, this IMAA-legal L-4 Grasshopper from Kondor Model Products is a simple semi-scale version of an aircraft operated by Thomas S. Damm, an airline captain in Denmark. It is expertly covered and painted at the factory in an authentic flat olive drab and has a great overall finish. Included in the […]
A Tale of Two Modeling Friends.

A Tale of Two Modeling Friends.

One day my buddy sent me a message and told me to find him a Lazy Ace Bipe. He wanted one, but his and his dads was in Australia where he was from. Being a old plane I figured one would be hard to find. But in 2 hrs I located one in the Dakotas. […]
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