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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Every month, Model Airplane News brings you timeless how-to and techniques from the experts on a range of topics, from piloting tips to engine setup to scale detailing and more. Now it’s easier than ever to access that information in our Digital Downloads, short compilations of how-tos on a given subject. Starting at just $3.95, […]
Willis Nye was a past master of the detailed three-view drawing. For nearly 40 years, he produced amazing pieces of artwork, many of them for Model Airplane News. Some of them go back to the 1930s. The detail, accuracy, and clarity are awe-inspiring. This time around, we’re posting his drawing of the Grumman F4F Wildcat, and […]