FMS Beaver 2000mm V2

Fly Like a Dogfighter!

World Class Butcher Bird

RC F-14 Tomcat Sweep-wing Jet

Pro Tips for Spray Can Painting

RotorDronePro Magazine - Subscribe Now!

Ultimate Responsive Image Slider Plugin Powered By Weblizar

From The Editors


LATEST


One of a Kind Soviet Bomber

One of a Kind Soviet Bomber

Built and flown by Rainer Mattle, this monster 99-pound model is powered by six 15cc ASP gas engines and an electric pusher motor. Built up from wood, the 16-foot-span plane is also equipped with 16 servos, brakes, and steerable nose wheels and can be disassembled into six modules for easier transport. Kalinin K-7 might be […]
Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Fly Together

Blue Angels and Thunderbirds Fly Together

The US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds performed a very rare joint flyover above New York City, Trenton, Newark, and Philadelphia on April 28, 2020 to honor health care and essential workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. The teams departed from NAS Pensacola in Florida and were refueling mid-flight by four KC-10 Extenders […]
Making Strong Wood Splices

Making Strong Wood Splices

I was sitting under a shade tent at a giant-scale fun fly recently when someone asked me where I got the longer-than-standard-size materials I use to build my big airplanes. I didn’t know what the fellow meant. He told me that his local hobby shop carried only 36-inch lengths of balsa and spruce, and that […]
A Tribute to All

A Tribute to All

An awesome flyover happened today in the Tri-State area! The US Navy Blue Angels and the USAF Thunderbirds flew over parts of NYC, NJ, Long Island, and Westchester county. The featured photo shown was in Bay Ridge. A Big Thank You to the pilots and to all who made this happen. Thank you for your […]
Digital Downloads 600x120
John Brodak: U.S. Veteran and Entrepreneur

John Brodak: U.S. Veteran and Entrepreneur

John G. Brodak, 81, of Carmichaels, PA., passed away on Saturday, April 25, 2020 after a lengthy illness. He was born April 1, 1939 in Fairmont, W. Va., a son of the late Joseph G. and Valeria B. (Batis) Brodak. At the age of 13, he began working in his parent’s grocery store and in […]
Fly better with dual rates, expo & mixing

Fly better with dual rates, expo & mixing

Utilizing your radio’s built-in programming will let you fly better with more control of your model. This article is intended for new and intermediate fliers and higghlights three important features you need to understand, dual rates, exponential, and mixing. LET’S GET STARTED First of all, when holding your radio during your flight, it’s a good […]
Planes Worth Modeling — Nieuport 17

Planes Worth Modeling — Nieuport 17

If you like vintage biplane models, there are several WW I warbirds that make excellent scale projects. One of the more popular aircraft is the Nieuport XVII (Type 17). Not a true biplane, this French fighter was a “sesquiplane” designed by Gustave Delage and manufactured by the Nieuport company. An improvement over the Nieuport 11, […]
Trimming for adverse yaw

Trimming for adverse yaw

Adverse yaw is an inherent opposite yaw or skid that occurs when aileron are deflected. A positive angle of attack is generally required to produce the wing lift needed to keep an airplane in the air. When the ailerons are deflected at a positive angle of attack, the down aileron presents a wider frontal cross […]
Rebuild a Walbro Carburetor

Rebuild a Walbro Carburetor

The bulletproof user-friendly nature of the Walbro carburetors is one of the benefits of using gas engines. Once a gas engine is properly adjusted, its carburetor usually won’t need to be tweaked again for most, if not the entire flying season. As an example, my Hangar 9 quarter-scale Piper J-3 Cub PNP is powered by a […]
World’s Largest Turbine Jet!

World’s Largest Turbine Jet!

Today, turbine powered jets are extremely popular and you can now see them at most any scale competition. As jets developed from nitro powered ducted-fan-power systems to true turbine power, their sizes started to increase. Really big turbine jets fall in the 1/3 scale size, but now there are even bigger jets in the Monster […]
RC Smoke Systems Explained

RC Smoke Systems Explained

If you have ever been to an RC airshow, then you’ve seen aerobatic airplanes using smoke during their flight routines. When used properly, smoke systems can add a great deal to your flight presentation. The uniqueness it gives to specific segments of your flight routine will increase their appeal and pizzazz to both the spectators […]
2020 Sun ‘n Fun Canceled

2020 Sun ‘n Fun Canceled

The 46th annual Sun ‘n Fun Aerospace Expo will not take place this year due to efforts to contain the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. According to show organizers, the 46th annual event will be moved “to join with the 47th Expo in April of 2021.”
Air Age Media © 2020
WordPress Lightbox