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New .91 Glow Engine from Evolution

New .91 Glow Engine from Evolution

The new Evolution .91NX single-cylinder, 2-stroke glow engine is for modelers who demand the most from their engines. It provides the performance of a .91-size engine but in the case size of a .61 allowing you to enjoy a leap in power for smaller RC aircraft. The power of the .91NX engines makes it possible to add a […]
On a wing and a prayer …

On a wing and a prayer …

Yes, you’re seeing that right. This inventor has strapped on a wooden, built-up wing and turbine jet and is taking a little test-flight to check things out. He appears to be using  an RC surface radio for control. You can see his wing and power pack in the taxi test video, and then the first […]
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Navigation by “crash”

Navigation by “crash”

This UAV shows that there’s more than one way to get from point “A” to point “B”: it flies into objects and recovers until it finds a clear route! This actually makes sense when you hear that the AirBurr UAV is designed specifically to navigate close and dark spaces, like a collapsed mine or a […]
Free (online) cockpit tours!

Free (online) cockpit tours!

At the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force website, you can climb into the cockpit of a P-40, a Spad XIII, a B-25B, B-24D, B-29 or even a Kellet autogiro! More than 10 aircraft have virtual tours available, and more will be taken and uploaded as time and resources allow. You can even toggle up […]
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Perry Georgia Swap Meet

Perry Georgia Swap Meet

Every March for the past six years or so, my buddies and I make a pilgrimage to a small town in Georgia – a place not many people have ever heard of – a place that takes us about five hours to drive to – a place that is absolute heaven if you like buying […]
Multiplex Razzor Electric Racer

Multiplex Razzor Electric Racer

Multiplex is at it again! The Razzor is the latest in the Multiplex line of compact, electric racing planes with great modern looks and impressive agility. Built with Elapor foam and carbon-reinforced wings and tail, this lightweight aircraft has robust, structural strength and is desgined for flight precision and maneuverability. Its large fuselage hatch allows handy access for […]
Texas A&M’s First Drone Mission over Gulf

Texas A&M’s First Drone Mission over Gulf

Texas students are conducting their first mission over the Gulf of Mexico this week! Today their 12-foot UAV launched and will acquire data over the Gulf and South Texas ranchland. During the mission, the University’s RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will carry onboard a multi-spectral camera which will acquire images in the visible, infrared (IR), […]
RC Aerial Photography: Stephen Born Combines two of His Passions

RC Aerial Photography: Stephen Born Combines two of His Passions

In recent years with the continued development of high performance electric motors and batteries, using RC aircraft for professional aerial photography has become extremely popular. From the drones used by the US Government to local RC hobbyist, the applications seem to be unlimited. Stephen Born is the owner, operator and pilot of AerialSkyCam, (aerialskycam.com) a […]
Road to Top Gun: Zenith 801– Modeling in Metal

Road to Top Gun: Zenith 801– Modeling in Metal

Carlos Rangel is a regular at the annual Top Gun Scale Invitational and he is also known as “the guy who builds all-aluminum airplanes”. We got an email from Carlos recently along with some photos of his 2013 competition plane. Here’s what he said. “Well, I was supposed to compete this year in the Masters […]
The Celebration Continues with Episode 204 of the Radio Control Show

The Celebration Continues with Episode 204 of the Radio Control Show

Sponsored by HobbyKing.com, March madness continues this week with our Top 5 RC Trends! Watch the episode and look for the code for a chance to win a HobbyKing 450 size helicopter and upgrade package. To enter, go to Facebook.com/TheRadioControlShow, click the “Watch & Win” tab, and enter the secret code found in the show! […]
Project Zero: World’s First Electric Tilt-Rotor

Project Zero: World’s First Electric Tilt-Rotor

AgustaWestland just unveiled a top-secret project: a man-carrying, electric tilt-rotor aircraft! Dubbed “Project Zero,” the aircraft’s two tilt rotors can take off and land vertically, hover like a helicopter and fly forward as fast and efficiently as a fixed-wing plane. Each rotor has its own electric motor that uses rechargeable batteries. Even cooler is that […]
Road to Top Gun: Douglas SBD Dauntless

Road to Top Gun: Douglas SBD Dauntless

Paul “Limey” Rice is planning to compete in the Expert class at Top Gun with his beautifully detailed Douglas SBD Dauntless dive-bomber. Starting with Nick Ziroli 1/5-scale plans, Paul scratch built the model using basic balsa, lite-ply and A/C plywood construction. He plane has a 100 inch span, and weighs 39 pounds. It has a Zenaoh […]
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