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Russian Front-Line Fighter

Russian Front-Line Fighter

It’s hard to beat the throaty growl of a Moki 250cc engine in a classic warbird! This great-looking Lavochkin LA-7 is piloted by Mick Burrell and was videotaped by our friends Dean and Pete Coxon at the Rougham Model Aircraft Show in the United Kingdom. We think the model looks to be 1/3.5 scale, and […]
Hangar 9 ASH 31 6.4m ARF [VIDEO]

Hangar 9 ASH 31 6.4m ARF [VIDEO]

This nearly 21-foot-span glider is a showstopper on the ground and in the air! From Hangar 9: Few model aviation activities compare to the thrill of RC soaring. Even when standing on the ground, the seemingly simple experience of finding lift with a sailplane model can be nothing short of breathtaking. The Hangar 9® Elite […]
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Hacker Ditex Telemetry Servos

Hacker Ditex Telemetry Servos

WHAT IF? Hacker’s engineers like to ask that question. What if there was a way to get extreme accuracy AND eliminate a point of failure that has plagued traditional servos for many years? What if there was a way to manage a servo motor so it produces more torque AND draws less power? What if […]
Cash in on your RC experience!

Cash in on your RC experience!

Aviation Supplies & Academics, Inc. (ASA) is one of the largest suppliers of pilot training products and supplies in the world. You can find ASA products on the internet, at your local airport, or on your favorite bookstore shelf. ASA has been delivering quality training products to manned aircraft pilots for years, and now has […]
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A Day to Remember and to Honor

A Day to Remember and to Honor

This Memorial Day essay comes to us from Flight Journal editor-in-chief Budd Davisson. This is going to sound trite, because it IS trite. It is me, representing the old fashioned, hardcore America, once again reminding the Nation that Memorial Day is not about hot dogs, baseball games, or making cannonball splashes in the pool. Memorial […]
New for Premium Members — Pitts S2A Downloadable 3-Views

New for Premium Members — Pitts S2A Downloadable 3-Views

We’ve just uploaded to our Premium Website, a free downloadable 3-view for the Planes Worth Modeling Pitts Special S2A that appeared in the August 2018 issue of MAN. Designed by Curtis H. Pitts in 1944, the Pitts Special was—and is—a competitive design, and it has captured countless aerobatic wins since its first flight. In the […]
5 Great Servo Installation Tips

5 Great Servo Installation Tips

After you install your servos according the manufacturer’s directions, you might find that when the servo arms are placed on the splines, they aren’t at a perfect 90-degree angle to the servo case and control linkage. Or, after you’ve hooked up the various linkages, you discover there is too much or not enough travel throw […]
Easy RC Airplane Engine Testing — Keeping it Cheap and Safe!

Easy RC Airplane Engine Testing — Keeping it Cheap and Safe!

When ever I test run and adjust a new engine, I prefer to set it up on a sturdy test stand/table instead of on the model airplane. Here is my Zenoah GT-80, 80cc twin-cylinder gasoline engine for my Fokker Triplane that I am test running. Fuel tank (and smoke oil tank) are installed and the throttle […]
Sullivan Products ProRod Control Linkage System & ProCutter

Sullivan Products ProRod Control Linkage System & ProCutter

Setting a new standard for quality heavy duty hardware, Sullivan Products new ProRod control linkage system is the answer for reliable and solid control response. Made with super-strong, gold-anodized aluminum and stainless steel components, ProRod linkage has virtually no play at all even under the most extreme 3D flight conditions. Included are: a 12 inch […]
Make sure to use zip ties on all fuel lines for maximum safety

Let’s Talk Fuel Lines! — Care and Feeling for Reliable Performance

On all of my nitro and gasoline-powered airplanes, I use zip ties to secure my fuel lines going from the fuel tank to both the carburetor and the muffler. When routing lines within your airplane, make sure that they can move freely and are not bent in any odd fashion. After all, you need to […]
FMS Kingfisher 1400mm PNP

FMS Kingfisher 1400mm PNP

Get ready for some lakeside action with this user-friendly aircraft. Here’s the intel from FMS: Following the popularity of the FMS Super EZ V2, FMS is thrilled to offer a multi-role trainer—the 1400mm Kingfisher. With simple assembly, ease of control and stability, plus great performance, the Kingfisher is ideal for beginners. With the beginner pilot in mind, […]
Cal-Grafx Vintage Airplane Decals

Cal-Grafx Vintage Airplane Decals

Has this ever happened to you? You score a great vintage RC airplane kit at a swap shop, and it is one you have always wanted to build. You open the box and check out all the parts and every thing is there. Even the decals… Well, what’s left of the decals that is. It […]
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