And now for something completely different! Ralph Kayser built this flying man using bubble wrap and tape inside a paint-ball suit. A lightweight, fiberglass helmet and vinyl boots provide the finishing touches. Ralph notes that his 3.5-pound “man” can fly for 8 minutes on 10S 3000mAh LiPo batteries.
James May of Top Gear and The Grand Tour fame has a soft spot for RC model airplanes. In this video, he builds a glider based on a childhood model and then attempts to fly it across the English Channel! An hour long, this terrific short film is definitely worth your time!
Would you believe that this beautiful twin is 20 years old? Steve Holland spent three years building this model and first flew it in 1999. Powered by two 74cc Zenoah gas engines, it has flown around 800 times, most recently at the BMFA Nationals show at RAF Barkston Heath in Lincolnshire, UK and filmed by […]
Talk about first-flight jitters! Watch as Jörg Albrecht takes his slightly smaller than half-scale OV-10 Bronco out for its first flight and technical inspection.The 192-inch-span, built-up model weighs 210 pounds and is powered by two JetCat SPT 10 Turboprop turbines. Jörg designed the plane as well as its gears and brakes. Special thanks to Matthias […]
You won’t believe the scale details on this micro model of a Sikorsky Blackhawk: sliding cabin doors, LED lights, scale landing gear and more. In this video, I interview Heli-Max product manager Greg Duitsman to get the lowdown on this super-scale machine. [kaltura-widget entryid=”0_u8x94rb2″ width=”410″ height=”364″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /]
With the increasing popularity of gas engines, wouldn’t it be great to have an ARF gas trainer that clubs could use to get more people into the sport? Aeroworks has answered the call with their new GT 20 gas trainer, which comes plumbed and ready for a DLE 20cc engine. In this video interview, Gerry Yarrish gets […]