This 55% Yak really puts on a show at the Headcorn Southern Model Airshow in Kent, UK. Built and piloted by Steve Carr, the model uses a 500cc flat four-cylinder engine that puts out 50 horses, so the big 180-inch-span aerobat has no problem handing on the prop with plenty of power to do vertical […]
This video was filmed at the Scalaria Air Challenge, which was begun as a gathering of seaplane pilots on Lake Wolfgang in Austria. It has become a major airshow event with all sorts of aircraft on display, and its seaplane roots are clearly evident. Anyone who flies in on floats, (or in a flying boat), […]
If you are looking for something extra special for that scale RC modeler in you life, or you simply want to fill out the front office of your newest RC scale project, than you have to check out the great looking highly detail pilot figures from Warbirdpilots.com And here’s the latest inside scoop! Owner and […]
One thing is for sure, the UK has a rich and exciting aviation history especially when it comes to WW2. One of the most famous missions flown by the RAF involved the 4-engine Avro Lancasters that flew Dam Busting missions in Germany. It is no wonder that RC builders and pilots reproduce giant scale RC […]
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Flying inverted can be tricky, but veteran pilot (and full-scale aerobatic instructor) Aaron Ham shows how it’s done in this video, which he made while reviewing the Aeroworks 30cc Ultimate Biplane. MAN Contributor Aaron Ham tweaks his engine before another inverted flight demo flight. One of the most important tricks is to figure out how much forward stick […]
Would you believe this 1/6-scale jet is available as an ARF? This super-scale Ripmax model is shown here flown by Darrin Bonfield at the Classic Jet Meet in Oxfordshire, England. Powered by a Merlin 140 turbine, it has additional Taylor Made Decals and uses a JR radio. Cheers to Pete and Dean Coxon for taking this […]
Even if you don’t aspire to be a competition pilot, you can learn from the fundamentals in this exciting competition move. For example, I’m sure a lot of you have performed a basic loop. In fact, the loop is the first aerobatic maneuver that many people perform. The avalanche is a basic loop, but has […]
Decked out in Singapore Airlines livery, this 1/15-scale A-380 800 Airbus would look right at home on the tarmac of an international airport. Powered by four Jetcat P120 turbine engines that use a gallon of jet fuel every three minutes, the 156-pound jet was built by Peter Michel and piloted here by Michael Bräuer. Thanks to […]
Here’s another how-to from veteran builder Rick Michelena. Enjoy! Do you have the desire to build a warbird or other scale project but desire something more than an iron-on finish? Are you unsure of the steps required in the process of finishing a radio-controlled airplane in fiberglass and paint? This article will give you the knowledge required […]
Built and flown by Jörg Albrech, this beautifully painted and detailed bipe is 1/3 scale and has all-wood construction. The 10.69-foot-span model weighs 72 pounds and is powered by a Moki 250cc 5-cylinder radial engine. Thanks to RCScaleAirplanes for taking this great video at the 50th MFC Bad Wörishofen fly-in.
Well, they said it would never happen, but for the very first time ever, a Model Airplane News editor, our own Gerry Yarrish, will be competing at the famous Top Gun Scale Invitational in Lakeland, FL. Hosted each year by Frank Tiano at his impressive Paradise Field event facility, Top Gun is the premier scale competition […]