From Horizon Hobby: Anyone can fly, flip and capture photos and videos with the Revolution® Rezo™ micro camera drone. Unlike other entry-level drones, the Rezo drone features innovative altitude hold, automatic takeoff and automatic landing technologies that make it easy for anyone to fly, plus the built-in camera can record videos and take still photos. […]
From Horizon Hobby: The full-scale F-18 has proven itself time and time again as the U.S. Navy front-line air superiority aircraft. There’s almost no task it can’t handle from air strikes, close air support, refueling, anti-shipping, forward air control missions or dramatic precision-aerobatics demonstrations. The Force RC® F-18 Blue Angel model has everything from high-speed […]
As aerobatic RC pilots develop their skills, it’s natural to try different control inputs while flying. And, quite often new aerobatic maneuvers are discovered by pushing the envelope. The classic Lomcevak is a tumbling maneuver where the aircraft’s tail rotates in front of the engine throughout the maneuver. The maneuver has Eastern European roots and […]
Whether your ultimate goal is to fly big 3D aerobatic planes or to pilot giant-scale warbirds, understanding how gasoline engines operate and how to properly set them up is extremely ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
If you are a WW1 fan and have been keeping track of the modeling events over the year, then you know that the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome was again alive with RC action this past weekend. Hosted by the Mid-Hudson R/C Society club, the 51st annual WW1 RC Jamboree enjoyed amazingly nice weather and mild winds […]
This 58%-scale model of the Czech aerobat is powered by ZDZ 420cc twin cylinder inline engine and has a wingspan of 14.75 feet. In this video, pilot Zdenek Hulka puts ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
The best readers have the best tips! Here are four workshop tips submitted by MAN readers that we think will make your life easier. LEAD KEEPERS Here’s an easy way to prevent those aileron and flap Y-harness leads from slipping inside the fuselage or wing. When the leads are disconnected from the wings, use the little […]
A rudder turn is performed using the rudder to yaw the nose of the airplane in the direction that you want to turn, and while space does not permit ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
Just in time for the upcoming Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome RC WW1 Jamboree, our .25-size Fokker E-III Eindecker is ready for action. We offered the CAD drawings for this sport mission-ready machine in Part 1 of this series in a downloadable PDF. The prototype highlighted here was build, covered and finished up in only four weekends […]
When I made my landing gear for my Sopwith Camel project, I did it the old-fashioned way–I cut and bent all the parts from music wire, wrapped the joints with thin copper wire and soldered everything together. So, the first step for producing any wire landing gear is to install the two main verticals onto […]
You asked for ’em, we’ve got ’em! Here are four terrific shop tips you can use this weekend to make your time in the workshop easier and more enjoyable. Don’t forget to send us your favorite tip! SMOOTH OPERATOR Razor saws are handy for cutting various materials, but their teeth sometimes “snag” the material, […]
The typical scale tail-dragger looks great both in the air and resting on the flightline between flights. But it does require a different technique to take off and land compared to a tricycle-gear airplane. From sport planes and classic civilian aircraft to warbirds and fighters, where the little “steering” wheel is in back behind the […]