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Sneak Peek: Ferocious FW-190

Sneak Peek: Ferocious FW-190

While attending the recent all electric NEAT Fair in Downsville, NY, I met up with good RC buddy Dan Landis who was showing off his piloting skills with a new warbird! The new Top Flite FW-190 “Butcher Bird” is a Gold Edition giant scale ARF and it is designed for 50cc size gas engines. Dan […]
Clover Creek Champions

Clover Creek Champions

Top three finishers Gernot Bruckmann, David Moser, and Kurt Koelling standing tall and proud! In the foreground is the plane that Tony Russo from Dalton Aviation had built and finished for the event raffle. Pilots started pulling into Toone, Tennessee about a week before the contest and the weather couldn’t have been better! Clear skies, light […]
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The Radio Control Show Episode 176

The Radio Control Show Episode 176

This week on The Radio Control Show we take a look at the Horizon Hobby Air Meet and get an in depth interview with professional air show pilot Matt Chapman. Watch the full video in the player below.
Farewell to Ric Vaughn

Farewell to Ric Vaughn

The aeromodeling world lost one of its best September 1 when Ric Vaughn, longtime E Nats CD and driving force behind the SEFF electric fly, succumbed to cancer.  Internet modeling forums were quickly swamped with tributes and farewells to one of the best-liked guys at any flying event.   I got to know Ric in […]
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Horizon Air Meet: Up close with Matt Chapman

Horizon Air Meet: Up close with Matt Chapman

The first ever Horizon Air Meet was held last weekend at the Sanford, Maine regional airport and in addition to nonstop RC jet and heli flying and an off-road RC car race, spectators were treated to a spectacular noontime air show featuring professional airshow pilot Matt Chapman! Matt took some time out before the show […]
Chatting with Mike McConville at the US Air Meet

Chatting with Mike McConville at the US Air Meet

[kaltura-widget uiconfid=”1727911″ entryid=”0_a99r6jqo” width=”640″ height=”390″ addpermission=”” editpermission=”” /] While covering all the great action at this event, we ran into Mike McConville on the flightline. Mike was prepping his new turbine powered jet for another flight so we asked him to give a quick report about this Horizon Hobby centric event, the special demos and his impressive […]
Pearl Harbor’s Historic Runway to be Covered with Solar Panels

Pearl Harbor’s Historic Runway to be Covered with Solar Panels

We recently learned of the U.S. Navy’s plan to cover Ford Runway with solar panels and surround it with a 7-foot-high-fence. Please read the position paper from the indepently operated Pacific Aviation Museum at Pearl Harbor and, if you agree with us, I hope you’ll add your voice to the outcry by signing the petition here. Ford Island […]
Ali Machinchy at the Horizon US Air Meet

Ali Machinchy at the Horizon US Air Meet

Ali Machinchy is always one of those pilots you can count on for flying something intersting, exciting and entertaining! Ali is most often seen and better known in the hobby industry as an accomplished demo Pilot. A true showman through and through, Ali performed at flightline central at the US Air Meet with an impressive T-tailed all composite […]
$65 million Raven contract

$65 million Raven contract

If you have stock in AeroVironment, you’ll be happy to hear this news: the company  just announced that it received $16.4 million in funding from the U.S. Army for a projected $65.8 million contract to include RQ-11B Raven systems, new miniature gimballed payloads and spare parts packages. The  Raven is a 4.2-pound, backpackable, hand-launched sensor […]
Flightline Highlights at the Horizon US Air Meet

Flightline Highlights at the Horizon US Air Meet

Well, it’s true. A picture is worth a thousand words and at the Horizon US Air Meet in Sanford, ME, many of the planes would leave you speechless. Here’s just a small sampling of the eye-candy that was on display! Enjoy! No lack of smiles on the flightline! Say Cheeze!!!
Three times the Action at US Air Meet

Three times the Action at US Air Meet

When you have a great pilot, you have a great flight, but when you have three awesome showmen then you have an airborne party!!! Part of the demo flights was a triple formation presentation by Horizon pilots, Quique Somenzini, John Glezellis and Seth Arnold. Quique, the lead pilot flew his impressive giant scale Beast biplane […]
US Air Meet Pilot Highlight — James Haley

US Air Meet Pilot Highlight — James Haley

If you wanted 3D Helicopter action, then the US Air Meet was the place to see it. 23 year old  James Haley was part of the flightline demo team and he really delivered. James is a well-respected and a member of the Blade helicopter team with Horizon Hobby where he has been the lead product developer on the […]
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