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40cc Twin Boxer from RCGF USA – In for Review

40cc Twin Boxer from RCGF USA – In for Review

Looking for a smooth running gas engine for your new sport or scale RC flyer? Something in the 40cc range? Well, we just received a new engine for review and so far it is looking like a keeper! The Zhejiang RCGF Model & Engine Co., Ltd. was established a decade ago delivering high quality, reliable, […]
Road to Top Gun — Boli Muentes — F-16 Falcon

Road to Top Gun — Boli Muentes — F-16 Falcon

For Top Gun 2015 Boli Muentes will be flying his new 1/6-scale F-16, built from a BVM plug and play kit. Competing in the ProAm Sportsman category Painted in the USAF Thunderbirds Airshow demonstration team scheme, Boli’s Falcon uses a Jetcat 140 RXi turbine engine. Weighing in at 40 pounds, the jet has a fully scale  light system and has a […]
And the Winners are… 2015 WRAM Show — Airplane Competition

And the Winners are… 2015 WRAM Show — Airplane Competition

Each Year the best Scale and Sport RC Airplanes are brought by their builders to compete in the WRAM show Static Competition. With all the classes shown off center stage on the main floor of the trade show, the contest draws competitors from all over the Northeast and East Coast. With cash prizes and awards at stake, these airplanes represent […]
MaxAmps.com: A Decade of Power & Performance

MaxAmps.com: A Decade of Power & Performance

Congrats to our friends at MaxAmps.com on ten years in the RC battery biz! It’s hard to believe a full decade has passed since they first appeared on the scene–as they say, time flies when you’re having fun!   Spokane, Washington – This year MaxAmps is celebrating their 10th anniversary of making lithium polymer batteries […]
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Road to Top Gun — Eduardo Esteves — P-47 Thunderbolt Razorback

Road to Top Gun — Eduardo Esteves — P-47 Thunderbolt Razorback

Well scale lovers, it’s that time again!! Each year MAN highlights some the most amazing and powerful scale aircraft ever built and flown in our annual “Road to Top Gun” series. And as the cold winter settle in, so do a lot of RC Scale builders and flyers as they build, setup, tweak and test […]
Fabric Covering Tips – Sopwith Camel Workshop Build-along — Part 20

Fabric Covering Tips – Sopwith Camel Workshop Build-along — Part 20

Now that the Sopwith Camel’s fuselage and the rest of the project has been all buttoned up, and the engine cowling’s magnetic attachment arrangement taken care off, we can how move on to the covering process of the project. For this model, I am using Scale Stits and Polytone paint and adhesive. The fabric is specially produced […]
RC Details, Landing Gear – Sopwith Camel Build-Along Part 16

RC Details, Landing Gear – Sopwith Camel Build-Along Part 16

Over the holidays I got back to my scratch build scale RC Sopwith Camel and finished off some of the details. Here’s some new pix of the landing gear fairings as well as work on the tail surfaces. This build-along is now just about at the point where we will start covering the model and […]
Video: Hobbico E-Fest 2015

Video: Hobbico E-Fest 2015

2015’s eFest is almost here! eFest draws thousands of visitors and several hundred pilots every year. Those pilots range from local modelers to nationally known competitors. In this clip, you’ll get a glimpse at what you can expect to see at this year’s event, including the eFest Air Race; Scale Competition; Free-Style Flying; the Heli […]
Turn your Slow Stick into an ultralight!

Turn your Slow Stick into an ultralight!

Slow Sticks are a fixture at nearly every park and flying field, but the MIA Designs Ultralight kit offers a fun way to give a different twist to this popular design. The overall look is reminiscent of the classic Quicksilver, particularly in flight, and it is a load of fun. NOTABLE FEATURES The Ultralight kit […]
Triple Creek RC Club’s Wattfest 2014

Triple Creek RC Club’s Wattfest 2014

Events can sometimes be difficult for model aviation clubs. You need volunteers, funding for food and supplies can be a hardship.  But when Triple Creek RC Club (TCRC) of Riverview (Tampa) Fl. holds an event, it’s a big deal.  Not only did they hold a two day electric event, they have a second two day […]
Sopwith Camel Build-Along Part 14 — Cabane Struts and Top Wing

Sopwith Camel Build-Along Part 14 — Cabane Struts and Top Wing

After finishing up the top wing by making and installing the laminated center cutaway bow, it’s time to mate top wing to the fuselage. The struts that support the center of the wing (and set the wing incidence), are called the cabane struts. These work together with the outer interplane struts near the wing tips […]
Steve Mosher and his Amazing Canadian Coast Guard Bell 212

Steve Mosher and his Amazing Canadian Coast Guard Bell 212

By Carl Layden Atlantic Canada has several prolific modellers and one such person I have had the privilege of meeting is Steve Mosher of Halifax NS,  Canada.  Steve has been a airplane modeler for most of his life and right from the beginning as he learned about what works and what doesn’t he has been […]
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