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LA Times story about electric RC planes

LA Times story about electric RC planes

First came the story about Top Gun in the Wall Street Journal (click here to read that post), and now the LA Times has a story about RC electric planes! It’s great to see the sport getting so much positive attention in mainstream media. Here’s the full story by Cyndia Zwahlen, posted June 6, 2011. […]
Rolly Siemenson

Rolly Siemenson

  RC Interview with Rolly Siemonsen     Champion for sport flying—still going strong!     by Ken Park                     Rolly, tell us how you got into RC and your involvement with the Kingston RC Club. Rolly: I became interested in building model planes when I […]

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | U.S. Senate Passes “Special Rule for Model Aircraft”

U.S. Senate Passes “Special Rule for Model Aircraft”

AMA Works to Amend Reauthorization Bill Providing Relief for Model Aviation from sUAS Rules M U N C I E, I N – Sen. James Inhofe, OK, successfully sponsored S.223 in the Senate yesterday with an amendment specifying a “Special Rule For Model Aircraft” that provides an exemption from regulation for model aircraft operating within […]
Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | FAA seeks to restrict model aircraft flight

FAA seeks to restrict model aircraft flight

We just picked up this news story from the Aero-News Network. — MAN editors Academy Of Model Aeronautics Warns About Heavy Restrictions Coming From Washington The Academy of Model Aeronautics tells ANN that the FAA is set to place “heavy restrictions” on the hobbyists who fly model aircraft. In a circular sent to ANN over […]

Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | A Plane with a View

A Plane with a View

By Kyle Matthew Photos by Laurel Matthew (see below) Have you ever been flying your airplane and thought to yourself, what a spectacular view it must be from up there. Now you can see for yourself! First Person View, FPV for short, is defined as remotely controlling a model aircraft by the pilot in command […]
2009 IRCHA Jamboree

2009 IRCHA Jamboree

IRCHA Jamboree 2009 August 12 to16 2009, the 2009 IRCHA Heli Jamboree was held at the Academy of Model Aeronautics National Flying Site in Muncie, IN. This year several of the world’s best competitors from the 2009 World FAI Championships (held the week before the Jamboree), stayed over an extra week to participate at the […]

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