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Giant Junkers Ju-188

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The Road to Top Gun

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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, […]
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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 […]
Giant Junkers Ju-188

Giant Junkers Ju-188

Check out this twin warbird powered by TWO Moki 250cc engines! Franz Obenauf spent six years designing and building this unusual 1/4-scale model. The 18-foot-span aircraft sports a scale paint scheme by Franz’s fellow club member Klaus Herold. Nicely done, gentlemen! Thank you to RCScaleAirplanes for this terrific video of this impressive model’s rollout.
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Giant Scale Super Bee

Giant Scale Super Bee

Just about everyone has heard of the Lazy Bee. Designed by Andy Clancy, this sport flying, very short coupled airplane has been around for decades. Recently we published Andy’s latest design in the Bee line (the multi-motored Bee Liner) in the November 2017 issue of MAN. In the article we featured a sidebar story about […]
Find the Correct Balance Point

Find the Correct Balance Point

It happens all the time… A new model airplane all set up to fly takes off and crashes because the pilot tried to fly it when it was too tail-heavy. Check out this video to see a very easy way to avoid this problem. It’s very easy and does not require measuring or math!  
RC Landing Gear Repair

RC Landing Gear Repair

Damaged landing gear caused by landing off-field is probably the single most common repair needed during an RC model’s lifespan. While flying a 30cc Ultimate biplane from Aeroworks, an engine out on the downwind gave us a bad case of landing gear down.    Test Pilot and MAN contributor Aaron Ham was doing an inverted pass […]
Hangar 9 XCub 60cc ARF [VIDEO]

Hangar 9 XCub 60cc ARF [VIDEO]

Sign us up for this bad boy! New from Hangar 9, the XCub is the fastest, strongest, best equipped and most capable STOL airplane CubCrafters has ever built. To the full-scale pilot, its availability is like having your all-time favorite airplane completely replicated with the best in modern design, technology and comfort for unrivalled performance. […]
Top Gun — First Place Team — Beechcraft King Air C-90

Top Gun — First Place Team — Beechcraft King Air C-90

For the second year in a row, pilot Mike Barbee and pilot Frank Noll, competing with Mike’s Beechcraft King Air C-90 twin and win First Place in the Team Scale category. Who says you need a big gasoline engine to win? Powered by a pair of powerful Kontronik 22-16 Varipitch electric motors, the 1/4-scale King […]
Setting Up Multi-Motor Electrics

Setting Up Multi-Motor Electrics

It is no secret that the advantages of electric motors used with multi engine airplanes far outweigh the disadvantages when compared to glow power. First there is the clean factor; you never have to wipe oil off of your plane when using electric power, unless of course you flew too close to the overly rich […]
RC Wing Walkers It’s Showtime!

RC Wing Walkers It’s Showtime!

This video of Richard Rawle’s twin 1/3-scale showplanes outfitted with RC wing walkers will make your day! The formation flight of the Breitling Boeing Stearmans features Richard and Steve Holland on the sticks, with Sharon Stiles operating the animated 30% wing walkers. Each wing walker is fully operational, with five servos that allow them to move […]
Custom Gas Engine Throttle Arm

Custom Gas Engine Throttle Arm

Many times the control arms as delivered on gas engines are not up to the job. That is, they are too small or wrong shape for the job at hand in getting a pushrod attached to open or close the butterfly valve. This is pretty easy to remedy without getting on the computer and searching […]
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