Subtle weathering really adds that “extra pop” to a scale model. Highlighting panel lines, grease streaks, all the little things that show up on a full scale aircraft can be reproduced on a model with various techniques. Just be careful not to over do it and know your subject, for example, the Blue Angels jets […]
A must-watch for all RC pilots! Check out another video from Tim McKay, YouTube’s resident RC airplane expert. Here Tim discusses traffic pattern basics: everything from techniques and go-arounds to how to manage windy conditions. Don’t miss this one!
One of our favorite YouTubers Tim McKay is at it again with fun, tongue-in-cheek video on how to to crash your plane. If you want to guarantee a ground collision, Tim recommends skipping the pre-flight checklist, don’t worry about the weather, and never check your batteries. Plus several other “tips.” But as usual, there’s some […]
Watch one of favorite DIY RC Youtubers, Tim McKay, tries to transform a Dollar Store foam glider into an RC flier. In this video Tim takes you through the build, lessons learned and the “Dollar Glider” test flight.
One of our favorite YouTubers explains controlled vs uncontrolled airspace, temporary flight restrictions, the B4UFly app, and everything else you need to know. Check out Tim McKay’s video before you take off in your backyard!
Watch as expert RC hobbyist Tim McKay takes you through the RC aerodynamics basics. While aerodynamics is one of the more complex aspects of the hobby, Tim has a knack for giving us practical advice and understandable explanations. Everything from airfoils, thrusts, wing dihedral, flutter, trim and more. Don’t skip this class!
One of our favorite YouTubers, Dag, is back at it and answers the question of “how many channels do you really need?” As always, Dag brings us good insights. Watch and let us know your thoughts in the comments!
One of our favorite YouTubers is back this week with more pro advice, this time on taking video with your RC plane. As per the norm, Dag’s video is packed with great tips. As a side note, we ran into Dag at the Southeast Electric Fun Fly (SEFF) event in Andersonville, Georgia. It’s a small […]
Dag, one of our favorite YouTubers, is back with another insightful video. Here he takes an in-depth look on materials to use when building your own RC scale plane. Everything from types of glues, woods, foams, fiberglass, and coverings. This guy is a walking RC encyclopedia and we’re glad he’s out there sharing his knowledge! […]