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7-Cylinder Father’s Day Gift!

7-Cylinder Father’s Day Gift!

7-Cyl 77cc 4-Stroke Glow Radial Engine from Evolution Did any of you see these at Toledo? I think these new Indian-Made Seidel clones are stunning engines. What I hear is they still offer solid performance and reliability and the 7 -Cylinder 77cc is designed for larger models. I have been looking for an excuse to build another Ziroli PT-17 […]
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. […]

Advanced Scale Models A-26 Invader

Advanced Scale Models A-26 Invader

This high-performance twin-engine ARF captures the same thrill and excitement of the full-size bomber The horizontal stabilizer is attached with a scale dihedral angle and the control linkage is easy to install. The rudder uses pull-pull cable control. SEEING OFFICIAL COMBAT and civilian service for over 40 years, the Douglas A-26 Invader included two monstrous […]
Father of Giant Scale at Top Gun

Father of Giant Scale at Top Gun

The father of Giant scale Nick Ziroli Sr. was on hand with his beautiful Beechcraft Staggerwing done up in Navy colors. Nick is in the Masters class at Top Gun

Pantera P6 Build and Review

Pantera P6 Build and Review

Audacity Models  (genesishobby.com) has just released their new Pantera P6 50 size nitro helicopter, which I will be building and reviewing here as well as in Model Airplane News magazine. Here are a couple of pics of the new helicopter still in the box just so you can get a quick idea of what it […]
Outstanding Staggerwing

Outstanding Staggerwing

A look at a plane that took years to complete and three different builders, but in the end it was well worth the wait.  This outstanding scale Staggerwing started as a cut balsa kit from the Aeroplane Factory which was made from Ziroli plans.  The plane is large with a wingspan of 86-inches and an […]

Nitroplanes Planes Galore

Nitroplanes Planes Galore

The crew from Nitroplanes unpacks their display models. They have TONS of planes and helicopters and are in the main RCX hall (with the cars). Other companies in the main hall include Horizon, Hitec, VP Racing, Castle Creations and more!!
Warbird Rebuild—Skyshark ARF P-40N

Warbird Rebuild—Skyshark ARF P-40N

    Warbird Rebuild—Skyshark ARF P-40N Repairs on the Cheap! By:  Michael C. Gross Photos by: Marshal Gross & Michael C. Gross   It is quite exhilarating to make a low high-speed pass with a warbird at Warbirds Over Delaware, until you pull out in a hard bank and realize your propeller is no longer […]

1/3-scale Scale Engines from Nick Ziroli Plans

1/3-scale Scale Engines from Nick Ziroli Plans

Scale Dummy Rotary Engines for 1/3-scale Planes One of the greatest new giant scale accessories we saw at the 2011 WRAM show was the new line of very high quality, resin cast scale rotary engines on display at the Ziroli booth. These highly detailed engines are the perfect addition to any serious scale WW1 aircraft […]
WRAM 2011

WRAM 2011

Model Airplane News will be at the 2011 43rd Annual WRAM Show in White Plains, NY this weekend to report on all the great new products, airplanes and latest news. Sr. Tech Editor Gerry Yarrish will be at the booth and on the floor with camera in hand to update this page from the show! […]
Model Airplane News - RC Airplane News | Flight report: NitroPlanes P-51

Flight report: NitroPlanes P-51

Text by David R. Vaught Photos by Ellen M. Vaught The creation of foam molds for making model airplanes is a true craft. What you put into the detail within the mold you get out, and if done right, you get something like the Airfield Models P-51 Shangri La fighter offered by NitroPlanes.com. This is […]
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