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EASY RIVETS & DETAILS — Improving the looks of any ARF Warbird

EASY RIVETS & DETAILS — Improving the looks of any ARF Warbird

While I was building my giant-scale Top Flite F4U Corsair ARF, I wanted to add just a touch of detail to help break up its overall-blue paint scheme. Regardless of your model’s color, adding some visual surface detail helps your plane gain depth and realism. It’s easy to do with some basic techniques and supplies—here’s how […]
Master the Waterfall

Master the Waterfall

When you’re flying a stable elevator, you can perform an inside “waterfall” (micro loop) by maintaining full up-elevator, and applying full power and a little right rudder to correct ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
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Pro Tips for Flying Twins

Pro Tips for Flying Twins

There’s just something special about twin-engine airplanes. Whenever a twin shows up at the flying field, most modelers stop what they’re doing and go over to check it out. Maybe it’s the sound of the engines as they sync into and out of phase while the model is in the air; or perhaps it’s the […]
Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF 69.5″ [VIDEO]

Hangar 9 P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF 69.5″ [VIDEO]

From Hangar Technology: The Hangar 9® P-51D Mustang 20cc ARF is an expertly crafted model that combines modern engineering, outstanding flight capability, plus no compromise power-it-the-way-you-want-it expertise to deliver a replica warbird with stunning looks. Modeled after Mustangs used by the 375th Fighter Squadron during WWII, it’s constructed in 1/6-scale with lightweight balsa and plywood […]
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Fourth of July: Birth of a Nation, Celebration of a Culture

Fourth of July: Birth of a Nation, Celebration of a Culture

Eleven score and 20 years ago, our great, great, great, great, great, great. great grandfathers put their butts on the line to create a new nation and, to follow Abe’s words more precisely, the new nation was “…conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” Although he was dedicating the […]
Horizon Hobby RC Fest Rocked!

Horizon Hobby RC Fest Rocked!

We had a blast at the Horizon RC Fest this weekend! With jets, aerobats, night-flying, fireworks and even rock crawlers and racers on the dirt track, it was a fun-filled celebration of radio control. Thanks to the team at Horizon for all of their hard work to ensure that everyone had a terrific time! Check […]
Get Ready… The AMA’s RC Nats are about to kick off!

Get Ready… The AMA’s RC Nats are about to kick off!

Mark your calendar! The Academy of Aeronautics’ National Aeromodeling Championships (Nats) for RC and Control-line are just a couple weeks away! Make your arrangements and attend the great RC and Control-line events which will take place at the AMA’s International Aeromodeling Center (IAC) in Muncie, IN. While attending, members are encouraged to also tour the […]
Top Gun Flightline Action

Top Gun Flightline Action

Here are even more awesome flight shots David Hart shared with us. If you like giant scale RC airplanes, this is the place to go. Enjoy David’s handy work.
Top Gun Flightline — First flight of the XB-70 Valkyrie

Top Gun Flightline — First flight of the XB-70 Valkyrie

Brett Becker was again on the flightline competing with his much improved E-powered EDF XB-70 Valkyrie. Bret spent most of time between now and last Top Gun improving his super-sonic bomber’s detail including lots of extras to improve his static score. Sal Calvagna photos.

Winner at the 2018 AMA East Expo Static Scale competition

One of the big draws to the annual RC model airplane show at the Meadowlands Expo in Secaucus, NJ is the annual AMA East Expo’s static scale compition. Drawing contestants and models from as far away as Kingston, Ontario Canada, Indiana and Florida, this event remains a very popular venue for those looking for a […]
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