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MAN Covers the Horizon Hobby Air Meet

MAN Covers the Horizon Hobby Air Meet

Join the Model Airplane News crew this weekend as we get the inside scoop on this brand-new RC event! Held at the Sanford Sea Coast Regional Airport in Sanford, Maine, the Air Meet will be one of the most exciting RC experiences of the year, with noon demo shows by pro pilots as well as open jet and helicopter flying, […]
New Horizon Hobby Products at IRCHA

New Horizon Hobby Products at IRCHA

This is Kim Payne of Horizon Hobbies showing off the new Spectrum DX18 radio for those who need to operate more servos. Horizon also carries a complete line of Spectrum radios, receivers and servos. The newest additions to their ever-increasing line of products is the Spectrum AR7200BX receiver which has a built-in Beast X flybarless […]
The future of flight?

The future of flight?

On August 8, 2012, this aircraft flew for the first time at NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center at Edwards Air Force Base in California.  Called the “X-48C,” this is a scale model of of a heavy-lift, subsonic aircraft that has a blended-wing body. During its first flight, the remotely piloted plane flew for nine minutes […]
Carl’s Colossal Convair Cosmo

Carl’s Colossal Convair Cosmo

When it comes to thinking really big, Model Airplane News contributor and giant scale guru, Carl Bachhuber can usually be counted on to come up with something truly amazing. Producing one of these modeling monsters takes a surprisingly short period of time for Carl and his newest project, the Convair 580 airliner took him only […]
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Hitec Ultra Premium 83xx Series Servos

Hitec Ultra Premium 83xx Series Servos

Prepare to be blown away! Hitec’s new, high resolution, high voltage, coreless, ultra premium 83XX series servos are here!   The new HS-8360TH, HS-8370TH and HS-8380TH servos bring the wow factor to your plane, heli or RC car. Featuring efficient coreless motors, the a titanium gear train and 7.4 volt capability, Hitec’s ultra performance servos provide impressive […]

Hitec’s New HS-8360TH, HS8370TH and HS-8380TH

Just got this press release from Hitec and wanted to pass it along. HS-8360TH, HS-8370TH and HS-8380TH The high resolution and response of our new HS-83XX series of servos brings the “wow” factor to your plane, heli and car. Designed with an efficient coreless motor, the industry’s leading titanium gear train and 7.4 volt capability, […]
Model Avionics RevGlow and TJ RevMax

Model Avionics RevGlow and TJ RevMax

The RevGlow is finally a lightweight switchless way of igniting your glow plug. The RevGlow powers the plug for 12 seconds as soon as rotation is detected by the ThrottleMax sensor, but will not power the plug if the throttle is above 25%.  Now you can have an added measure of safety to keep your […]
Road to Top Gun Update: Steve Thomas — Lavochkin LA7

Road to Top Gun Update: Steve Thomas — Lavochkin LA7

As the Top Gun competition draws near, we continue to get updates from pilots on their incredible scale aircraft. Here’s the latest Steve Thomas, who will be campaigning his unusual Lavochkin LA7. His 58-pound warbird is painted in Czechloslovakian colors and is powered by a 260cc (!) 7-cylinder Evolution engine.  Steve will be competing in […]
The new Futaba 8JH Radio

The new Futaba 8JH Radio

Futaba has recently released their new 8J radio, in both an airplane and helicopter version. Although at first glance it looks like most other radios in the Futaba line, it has some great new features, and at an extremely low price. This is the helicopter version which will default to helicopter settings when powered up […]
New 160cc Radial Engine from Evolution

New 160cc Radial Engine from Evolution

Filling a gap in the Evolution round engine line, the new 7-cylinder 160 was shown off at the Toledo show in the Horizon Hobby booth. Ideal for many 1/3 scale WW1 and vintage airplane designs
WRAM Update — Horizon Hobby

WRAM Update — Horizon Hobby

As always.. the Horizon Hobby Dist.’s booth was full of great new products and people to tell everyone about them. With JR and Spektrum radios, Evolution and Saito engines and lots of ARFs and micro indoor RC plans on display, there was something for everyone. Two great planes I saw were the E-flite Albatros and […]

Red Tails! The Men, the Movie, the Models

THE TUSKEGEE AIRMEN: The Red Tails of WW II Hollywood has a way of rediscovering important historical events, wrapping them up and presenting them in a way that educates the general movie-going public that no amount of history classes ever could. Though few non-modeling folk know the real story, if you simply ask any RC […]
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