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. […]
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 […]
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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!
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 […]
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 […]
From Tower Hobbies: With speed on tap and power to spare, the Sbach EP ARF is a sure-fire delight for any pilot with a pulse. Pick yours up and ply the sky. Visit TowerHobbies.com See more posts about Tower Hobbies
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 […]
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 […]
From E-flite: About the only thing that can top an airplane you can fly just about anywhere is an airplane small enough to fly everywhere else. With the E-flite® UMX™ Timber™ airplane, small spaces, indoors and out, is flying country you can conquer. Like its larger brother, Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) is a […]
Guard against making the common mistake of releasing too much elevator, aka “hunting,” during the float and thus creating a flat spot on top of the loop. This occurs for the same reason people over-control at every skill level: they want to see their inputs doing something. Instead, you should concentrate on smoothly reducing the […]
Radio control model airplanes rely on two basic systems to fly, the radio system and the power system (excluding gliders). Whether you are relying on a nitro-burning glow engine or ... Continue reading ... Join our premium membership!