Warbird fans will appreciate this. It’s our Technical Editor Andy Griffith’s Hangar-9 60cc Corsair equipped with a Saito 91FG 3-cylinder radial engine turning a Xoar 3-blade WW-II series propeller. A PowerBox Core radio with PB Pioneer and dual PBR26D receivers provides the guidance. Filmed by Warren Bio at Gateway RC Club in Jacksonville FL
You don’t see this every day! The Kamov KA is a military helicopter developed for the Soviet Navy and currently in service in various countries including Ukraine, South Korea, and India. It has coaxial rotors, thus removing the need for a tail rotor. Check out this highly detailed scale build weighing in at 84 pounds […]
Powered by a Moki 180cc radial engine, this kit-built beauty took to the sky at Buckminster Warbirds. Builder David Butt says he spent about 4 hours a day for 11 months on this project, and we say it was well worth it! Make sure your sound is on before you hit “play!”
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.
If you want to become the best aerobatic pilot possible, you need to master key maneuvers by taking small steps. First, make sure you’re proficient in performing maneuvers like inverted flight, vertical and horizontal rolls, inside and outside loops and stall turns. You can then perform these moves in sequences to create show-stopping routines. In […]
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!
Check out Dave Wigley’s master built and Top Gun winning RC Westland Wyvern.The full-scale British bomber used a turbo-prop engine and counter rotating propellers. To simulate this, Dave has a free spinning rear prop and the front prop provides the thrust. The two props interacting with each other makes for a unique sound.
Check out this RC Hawker Hunter MK58 dressed-up in Swiss Air Force camo. The full-size fighter was originally designed by Hawker Aircraft for the Royal Air Force in the early 1950s and broke the world air speed record in 1953, going 727 mph! This master-built RC scale model has a wingspan of 6 feet, 9 […]
Who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks? Here at Model Airplane News, we learn something every day — usually from our readers, the best RC’ers on the planet. Here are four of our favorites. Have a tip you’d like to share? Send the tip and a quick photo to MAN@airage.com! Simple Crush Plate Purchase […]