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Sneak Preview: Top Gun Coverage

Sneak Preview: Top Gun Coverage

Premium members get our in-depth, 27-page feature on the 30th annual Top Gun Scale Invitational before the September issue hits mailboxes and newsstands. With the top 10 winners from each class as well as up-close scale details and a look at Top Gun through the years, this is event coverage you won’t want to miss! […]
New for Premium Members — Demystifying Soldering

New for Premium Members — Demystifying Soldering

We’ve just posted an exclusive article on our Premium Member’s site by John Kauk, Demystifying Soldering Connectors. Setting up a new electric-powered model, and sometimes maintaining an older one, often requires installing new motor or battery connectors. Previously I discussed some of the different types of connectors available, so this time we’ll cover installing them. […]
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Painting Proper Scale Markings — Get the Stars-and-Bars right

Painting Proper Scale Markings — Get the Stars-and-Bars right

If you are one of many modelers who acquired an ARF-type model of an American airplane, the chance that its star-and-bar markings is correct is about one in 10. It’s sad but true. Among models built by usually careful modelers and displayed at meets, like the Toledo Show and Joe Nall, the situation is somewhat […]
Slow Rolls — Wow the Crowd

Slow Rolls — Wow the Crowd

Want to spice up this weekend’s flying? The slow roll is a challenging classic maneuver that’s actually much harder to perform than it looks. With a little practice, though, you’ll be ready to put on a show!  Enter straight and level, full-power roll left Slowly add right rudder Maximum right rudder Smoothly release right rudder […]
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13 Foot Span RC Spruce Goose

13 Foot Span RC Spruce Goose

Built and flown by Jürgen Schönle, this eight-motor model has over a 13-foot wingspan yet weighs just under 11 pounds, thanks to its foam and carbon-fiber construction. The 1/22-scale aircraft is powered by a single 3S, 4000mAh LiPo! Jurgen spent only a month building this model. Howard Hughes would be proud! Thanks to RC Media […]
Incredibly Realistic Fw 190

Incredibly Realistic Fw 190

We’ll admit it: from the minute this video started we were hooked. The animated pilot figure and sliding canopy are the perfect touch to this 1/5- scale FW 190 D-9 model. The 82.67-inch-span aircraft is powered by a Zenoah G-62 and weighs in at close to 31 pounds. Austrian pilot Klaus Herold does a great job of […]
D-Day — June 6, 1944 — The Beginning of the End of the War in Europe

D-Day — June 6, 1944 — The Beginning of the End of the War in Europe

During World War II (1939-1945), the Battle of Normandy, which lasted from June 1944 to August 1944, resulted in the Allied liberation of Western Europe from Nazi Germany’s control. Codenamed “Operation Overlord”, the battle began on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day, when some 156,000 American, British and Canadian forces landed on five beaches […]
Don’t cook your speed control!

Don’t cook your speed control!

Avoid these common power system mistakes Electric fliers all have one thing in common regardless of the size or type of models they fly—the electronic speed control (ESC). It doesn’t matter if you fly helicopters, airplanes, giant-scale, indoor, or micro models; at the heart of your power system is the speed control, and if it’s […]
Painting Fabric Covered Models

Painting Fabric Covered Models

When it comes to producing a smooth paint job over fabric covered RC models, the best and quickest paint to use is Poly Tone and it’s various finishing and coating products. Available from F&M Enterprises, all the products are formulated to work with each other and they are extremely easy to use. I use a […]
New for Premium Members — Parkzone Conscendo Flight Test Video

New for Premium Members — Parkzone Conscendo Flight Test Video

We just uploaded our latest exclusive flight test video to the Premium Members Website. The test flight is of the Parkzone Conscendo Advanced 1.5m BNF, capturing all the action as MAN contributor Rick Bell puts the new powered glider though it paces for the first time. When the original Conscendo S was introduced a few […]
Monster-Scale Hanriot HD.1 — Flight and Detail Video

Monster-Scale Hanriot HD.1 — Flight and Detail Video

One thing is for sure, WW1 biplanes make amazing giant scale projects, and when we talk about really big giant scale RC airplanes, half-scale (and larger), things really start to get exciting. First featured in Model Airplane News a few years ago, Ian Turney-White’s impressive WW I biplane is truly an amazing piece of work […]
Flightline Safety Sullivan Products Tail Anchor

Flightline Safety Sullivan Products Tail Anchor

Holding your aircraft secure at the flying field for engine starts is an important safety item. The new Tail Anchor from Sullivan Products is well thought out and is made with strong all-steel construction. Powder-coated for long-lasting protection, the Tail Anchor has a channel base with two 14-inch-tall upright tubes bolted to it. A 8-inch-long, […]
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