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Flying with Flaps — What you need to know

Flying with Flaps — What you need to know

Sooner or later you may want to try your hand at flying a scale subject.  Since most full-size aircraft use flaps, many scale model also require them for true scale operations and function. A scale model with  flaps fully deployed is a cool sight. If you have never flow a model with then there are a […]
RC Warbird Tail Repairs

RC Warbird Tail Repairs

I’d like to present this article as one more example of how doing repairs to your favorite warbird can be done if you take it one step at a time, and “eat the elephant in bites” rather than fretting over the entire sad picture. I will also say it was a privilege to work on […]
Horizon RC Fest

Horizon RC Fest

Mark your calendars June 7th-9th for a weekend of RC at Eli Field in Monticello, Illinois and sponsored by Horizon Hobby! The Horizon RC Fest is a fun-focused event that shares high-tech RC products everyone can enjoy. From the folks at Horizon: It’s almost time for the 3rd Annual Horizon Hobby RC Fest. There’s no other […]
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. […]
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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 […]
MaxAmps 1050Mah & 1450Mah Graphene LiPos

MaxAmps 1050Mah & 1450Mah Graphene LiPos

From MaxAmps.com: MaxAmps is proud to release the 1050Mah and 1450Mah Graphene line of Lipo batteries. Better energy density means less weight and more flight time. Get more from FPV today! Get an edge on the competition with our powerful 175C rated Graphene LiPo batteries. This new graphene technology provides incredible benefits including: High power […]
Model Airplane Flight Tips: Land Like a Pro

Model Airplane Flight Tips: Land Like a Pro

We’ve all heard the old adage, takeoffs are optional, but landings are mandatory. Bringing a plane back to the ground safely is a pilot’s top goal. Unfortunately, one of the ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!
RC WW1 Jamboree Mission Event Eindecker Part 1.

RC WW1 Jamboree Mission Event Eindecker Part 1.

With the Old Rhinebeck WW1 RC Jamboree just two weeks away, we thought we’d show you a way to build your own Mission event capable airplane in the style and type familiar to the original event. This plan is from the 1960s and is a 3-channel sport flyer. We grabbed the original 55 inch Fokker […]
RC Model Airplanes Microaces Aero Bristol F2B

RC Model Airplanes Microaces Aero Bristol F2B

From Microaces: The Microaces Aero Bristol F2b ‘Brisfit’ is designed from the ground up and is possibly the most detailed and realistic microscale aircraft of its type. The airframe is designed to take most ultra micro RC equipment found in similar sized RTF aircraft. Double sided printing directly onto foam ensures a light, low wing […]
Hinging for your RC Airplane — Pro Tips for doing it Right

Hinging for your RC Airplane — Pro Tips for doing it Right

Hinges are a very important part of any RC model. Without them, control surfaces can’t move and we would have no control over our model. In a nutshell, hinges connect the movable control surfaces to their matching fixed aircraft surfaces. They connect the ailerons and flaps to the wing panels, connect the rudder to the […]
Blade 330X RTF & BNF Basic [VIDEO]

Blade 330X RTF & BNF Basic [VIDEO]

From Blade: The Blade® 330X RTF is the all-in-one solution for intermediate helicopter pilots looking to take on thrilling aerobatic maneuvers with a convenient and capable machine. Carbon fiber blades rip through the air and give a clean and rigid flight experience. High performance metal gear digital servos offer crisp, precise response on all flight […]
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