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B-17 MEMPHIS BELLE UNDERGOES RESTORATION MILESTONES

B-17 MEMPHIS BELLE UNDERGOES RESTORATION MILESTONES

Here is some good news about a very historical aircraft that is undergoing restoration at the museum of the U.S. Air Force. DAYTON, Ohio — As the United States approaches the 70th anniversary of its involvement in World War II, one of the most famous aircraft from that war recently reached two milestones in its […]
WW II B-17 crash-lands in Oswego, Illinois

WW II B-17 crash-lands in Oswego, Illinois

It’s a sad day in aviation, as a historic B-17 crash-landed in a field in Oswego, Illinois Monday, June 13th, and burst into flames. Thankfully, the FAA has reported that all seven people onboard survived without injury. Here’s the full AP report:  A World War II bomber made what appeared to be an emergency landing in a […]
Chief Aircraft has a brand-new website!

Chief Aircraft has a brand-new website!

Check out Chief Aircraft’s redesigned website at www.chiefaircraft.us! The new site is easy to navigate, and all of Chief’s radio-control products are listed under that heading (they also sell items for pilots of full-size aircraft!). Head over to their site and see what’s new, shop by brand or just check out the latest planes, helicopters […]
Precision Aerobatics Bandit

Precision Aerobatics Bandit

Attention all adrenaline junkies! This new 3D racer from Precision has it all: lightweight FiberFusion construction, excellent power-to-weight ratio, aerodynamic design and more. This versatile ARF also has showstopper looks! Check out the complete release from Precision Aerobatics: The RC industry saw a quantum leap in flying when 3D was introduced some years ago. Now […]
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2010 U.S. Scale Masters Championships

2010 U.S. Scale Masters Championships

  The 31st Annual U.S. Scale Masters Championships September 15th through September 19, 2010 Rosewood, Indiana By Earl Aune  The Masters! (Above) A tradition of the Masters is the noon walk around. The crowd is allowed to view the models up close and ask the contestants all about their aircraft. Here we see Bob Patton’s […]
Mexican drone crashes in Texas

Mexican drone crashes in Texas

                                          A small unmanned Mexican drone that crashed into a backyard in El Paso, Texas, was part of a surveillance test by Mexican authorities that ended abruptly when operators lost control of the aircraft, a […]

UAVs in Action

Our April 2010 issue of MAN featured an article written by Sr. Tech. Editor Gerry Yarrish entitled, “UAVs in Action” RC in Uniform—our Military’s Warbirds without Pilots. We only had so much room in the magazine for the printed article so some of the specs and photos had to be cut. This impressive online revisit of […]

JETPOWER FAIR 2009

By Andreas Kanonenberg Interview with Winfried Ohlgart (see photos below) Winfried Ohlgart has become the godfather of jet modeling worldwide. Wherever jets are flown, people know his name. He’s the editor in chief of JetPower magazine, one of the two publications dedicated exclusively to the needs and interests of jet modelers. Ohlgart is also one […]

Tantalizing Tinker Toy

Yes sir, sports fans, there I was, blasting along over the beach, indicating 500 knots. I tweaked back on the stick, the VSI zipped past 6000 fpm and the needle buried itself in the peg. In seconds, seconds mind you, we were rocketing through 10,000 ft, my hand quivering and my mind suitably boggled. I’ll […]

The Temora Invitational Scale Classic

By Greg Tracey   See photos below    Temora is a small town that is about 300 miles southwest of Sydney in the state of New South Wales. Temora was once a WW II elementary flight training school and it is now home to a world-class collection of flying piston and jet warbirds. The collection […]
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