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Gigantic 12-Engine Dornier Do X

Gigantic 12-Engine Dornier Do X

This amazing RC flying boat is the largest and most powerful model of the 1929 Lufthansa amphibian airliner ever built! Shown here at the Friedrichshafen Model Fair in Maßstab, Germany as part of the FMT Flying Stars of the Year show, the 1/10-scale “Wasserflugzeug” is piloted by Michael Bräuer. The Do X has a wingspan […]
And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are…

When it comes to fun and scale competition, few places measure up to the sights, sounds, and ambience that is the WW I RC Jamboree hosted by the Mid-Hudson Radio Control Society at the world famous Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome. This year the aerodrome celebrated its 60th birthday, while the Jamboree itself enjoyed its 52nd birthday.Here’s […]
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Tips for Starting Gas Engines

Tips for Starting Gas Engines

There’s no doubt, gasoline engines are extremely popular for powering giant scale RC airplanes. Whether you like big warbirds, or unlimited aerobatic planes, knowing how to start your engine safely is very important. Check out our flightline video tip Showing all the basics, shot with MAN contributor Jason Benson.    
Grumman Ag-Cat Crop Duster Plans

Grumman Ag-Cat Crop Duster Plans

Designed in 1955, the Grumman Ag Cat was the first purpose built Agriculture plane offered by a major aircraft manufacturer. The first G-164 Ag Cat flew on May 27, 1957. Over the years, the rights to production have been changed hands several times with the production of Ag Cat’s totaling 2,455 airplanes from 1959 to […]
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Installing Tail-Mounted Servos

Installing Tail-Mounted Servos

When it comes to fitting out a high performance aerobatic airplane, saving weight and making sturdy linkages adds a lot to your airplane’s response. You can do this easily enough by installing your servos close the control surfaces they are moving. For my Florio Flyer 60 fun fly plane I used Savox servos as they […]
Easy RV-4 Makeover

Easy RV-4 Makeover

Longtime MAN contributor Carl Layden wanted a plane that would stand out on the flightline, but he didn’t have the time to custom-build a model from scratch. His solution was to dress up an ARF and make it a unique flyer. Here’s his story. If you have been around the hobby for a long time, […]
Happy 71st Birthday U.S. Air Force

Happy 71st Birthday U.S. Air Force

Here’s a Birthday Card sent by the Pentagon to all USAF Airmen. “On September 18, 2018, we celebrate the 71st birthday of the United States Air Force. As a Total Force military, civilian and contractor team, we are all Airmen…Wingmen, Leaders, Warriors. In 1947, our Air Force faced a rapidly changing world. Leaders like Hap […]
New for Premium Members — Home grown decals

New for Premium Members — Home grown decals

While finishing scale RC models, it can be difficult to find the proper decals you need for a specific project. Sure, there are plenty of vinyl stick-on graphics packages available in many different sizes for popular aircraft like the P-51 Mustang or the F4U Corsair, but searching for insignia-like nose art for your scale model […]
Secrets to Inverted Flight

Secrets to Inverted Flight

Regardless of the type of airplane you fly, whether it’s a warbird, an EDF jet of a Piper Cub, nearly all aerobatic maneuvers involve some inverted flight. So to keep improving your flight skills, you need to develop proficiency with inverted flight. To start, let’s do away with the often repeated reference to the elevator […]
Amazing L-39 Albatros Jet

Amazing L-39 Albatros Jet

— World’s Largest Turbine Powered Jet Today, turbine jets are very popular and you can see them at most scale competitions. As jets developed from glow powered ducted-fan-power systems to true turbine power, their sizes started to increase. Really big turbine jets fall in the 1/3 scale size, but now there are even bigger jets […]
Pro Tips for Laminating Balsa

Pro Tips for Laminating Balsa

As my online Build-Along for the Sopwith Camel continues, I recently did some lamination work on the top wing, and thought it would make a good How To. This technique has been used for decades but to a new generation of RC model builders might be worth explaining in detail. Here’s how I did. There’s […]
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