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Sheeting Giant Warbird Wings

Sheeting Giant Warbird Wings

When it comes to sheeting the wings, you want to do it right with any airplane, but for giant scale warbirds, you really  need to do it correctly. I like to start once the retracts are setup and the plywood support ribs and the mount rails have been epoxied into place. We used the landing […]
VQ Warbirds’ B-24 Liberator

VQ Warbirds’ B-24 Liberator

One of the more exciting RC model releases this year has been the B-24 Liberator Bomber from VQ Warbirds. This amazing ARF is loaded with scale features and comes in two factory applied film covering schemes. We just got some workshop photos from one of VQ Warbird’s Team Pilots, Mike Bost, who is gusy assembling […]
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Coming Soon: E-flite Pitts S-1S

Coming Soon: E-flite Pitts S-1S

Here’s a sneak peek of a Flight Report coming soon in MAN magazine. Put through its paces by long-time contributor Rich Uravitch, the E-flite Pitts S-1S aerobatic biplane is an officially licensed replica of the full-scale aerobatic icon. The new biplane distinctly captures the revolutionary Pitts outlines while the molded EPO construction helps present scale […]
DIY Scale RC Aeronca Champ

DIY Scale RC Aeronca Champ

Hey how many of you have flown in the classic Aeronca Champ? If you are over 40 we bet a lot of you have fond memories of that first solo or for the more daring, that first intro to a spin! Wow!!! Coming soon is a construction article for this classic light plane and it […]
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Half Cuban-8 with a Snap

Half Cuban-8 with a Snap

In the past, we’ve discussed different aerobatic moves that consist of endless variations of a basic maneuver. Let’s take a look at another variation of the basic Cuban-8, this time making it a half Cuban-8 with 1 1/2 negative snap rolls. As performed by Aerobatics Made Easy columnist John Glezellis, the half Cuban-8 is usually performed […]
Rage R/C Super Cub MX — No Pressure Flying

Rage R/C Super Cub MX — No Pressure Flying

Sometimes, all you want to do is grab your model and go out and put in some relaxing flights around the pea-patch! Or perhaps you want to enjoy some indoor RC flying fun. The answer to both of these scenarios is the new Super Cub MX from Rage R/C. With a span just under 20 […]
Half-Scale RC Tiger Moth

Half-Scale RC Tiger Moth

So you think you have trouble transporting your aircraft to the field? Take a look at this 1/2-scale RC Tiger Moth! The 127.8-pound model is done up in French WW I Armée de L’air colors, it has impressive performance in the air. Thanks to RC Media World who filmed this at the Ragow Air Meet in Germany last month. […]
Easy Bench Cleanup

Easy Bench Cleanup

Keep a piece of screen door magnetic strip material handy in your workshop. After you are done building for the day, run it over the surface of the bench and it will gather up all your unused pins and other metal items like set screws and clevises. This keeps your bench clean and helps prevent […]
Replacement Glue Caps

Replacement Glue Caps

If you don’t keep your CA glue bottles capped while not in use, they will eventually dry up. And the caps are so easy to misplace. A great replacement are the small gauge wire “nuts” used to join electrical household wiring for light fixtures and switches. They are available at most home improvement stores and […]
Scale Cockpit Coaming — Recycling old Leather Hand Bags

Scale Cockpit Coaming — Recycling old Leather Hand Bags

I am always looking for things I can use in my scale modeling projects. So when I was finishing up my latest project I needed something to duplicate the leather coaming that protects the pilot from the cockpit opening edges. I found that an easy way to make good looking coaming right at a local […]
DIY Magnetic Screwdriver

DIY Magnetic Screwdriver

If you have difficulty getting screws installed deep in your model’s fuselage, here’s a simply way to retain the screws on the end of your screwdriver. Simply place a small rare-earth magnet on the screwdriver’s shaft and the screws will stay pit on the end. These magnets are available at most home improvement stores and […]
Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

Award Winning Grumman A-6E Intruder

From the archives we found what we think has to be one of the most impressive scale jets we’ve ever seen, the Grumman A-6E Intruder. Flown at the Top Gun Scale Invitational, the team of builder Mike Selby and pilot Raymond Johns, took second place in the class with Mike’s amazing, totally scratch-built A-6E Intruder. […]
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