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RC Airplane 4 Simple Shop Tips

RC Airplane 4 Simple Shop Tips

Simple tricks are the best, don’t you think? These tips may not change your life, but they will make your time in the shop easier and more enjoyable. Have your own tip you’d like to share? Send it to MAN@airage.com and you could be featured in the magazine! SMOOTH THAT OLD IRON Have you ever […]
A new way of using a hobby knife & other tips!

A new way of using a hobby knife & other tips!

Is there a building step that always gives you trouble? Have you wondered whether there’s a better way to accomplish a particular modeling task? If so, perhaps one of these 10 helpful workshop hints will help you solve the problem or simply lead you in the right direction. You might have heard about a better […]
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Young Guns — New Category for Top Gun

Young Guns — New Category for Top Gun

The 30th edition of the Top Gun Scale Invitational will feature a new category of competition called “Young Guns” which will offer, depending on number of entrants, up to three classes based on age. Ages 7-10, 11-14, and 15-17 are the classes defined at press time. One of the invited participants is Fischer Strickland from […]
10 Field & Bench Tips

10 Field & Bench Tips

With time, experience and lots of trial and error, we RC modelers all learn good way to do accomplish workshop tasks and/or flying field repairs. The simplest things can often make the biggest difference. Be sure to leave comments about your favorite field or bench trick or tip.   1 Charged Battery ID If you have a bunch of […]
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Workshop Tips — Build Straight to Fly Straight

Workshop Tips — Build Straight to Fly Straight

It’s always interesting to see the diverse interests of those involved in building and flying giant-scale aircraft. Some RCers are involved completely in aerobatics, while others focus on building exact scale versions of full-size subjects. No matter what  interest have, care and caution must be taken while building your model airplanes. Aside from proper building materials and making structurally […]
Model Airplane Workshop Tips

Model Airplane Workshop Tips

These easy workshop tips are guaranteed to make your modeling time easier. Have a tip of your own? Send it to MAN@airage.com and you might even see it published in the magazine! (And we’ll send you a free Digital Download of your choice!)   Easy Epoxy Remover Sometimes there is a real need to separate […]
Model Airplane Reader Tips

Model Airplane Reader Tips

Who says old dogs can’t learn new tricks? Here at Model Airplane News, we learn something every day — usually from our readers, the best RC’ers on the planet. Here are four of our favorites. Simple Crush Plate Purchase Lucite at the hardware store and pick up a 1 1/4-inch hole cutter.  Use the hold […]
Planes Worth Modeling — Pietenpol Air Camper

Planes Worth Modeling — Pietenpol Air Camper

Quoted from the Pietenpol Hangar display, EAA Museum/Pioneer Airport. Oshkosh, WI: “Bernard H. Pietenpol pursued his dreams of flight from the ’20s through his passing in 1984. His dreams were of planes powered by auto engines that nearly everyone could afford to build and operate. He first flew Gnome, then Ford Model-T powered planes without […]
Blade Trio 180 CFX BNF Basic [VIDEO]

Blade Trio 180 CFX BNF Basic [VIDEO]

From Blade: Building on the popularity of the 180 CFX, the Trio 180 CFX is a powerful, micro, 3D machine that now comes with a 3-bladed rotor head improving response and collective authority. Combined with optimized servo geometry, enhanced digital metal gear servos, carbon fiber frame and a lighter overall profile, the Trio 180 CFX […]
Spektrum A6300 HV Ultra Torque Brushless Aircraft Servo

Spektrum A6300 HV Ultra Torque Brushless Aircraft Servo

From Spektrum: The A6300 is the first in an evolving line of Spektrum brushless servos that provide leading edge performance with uncompromised reliability. Boasting an extremely powerful 530 oz-in torque and a lightning fast .10 sec/60° transit time @8.4v, the A6300 will make RC enthusiasts take a second look at Spektrum Servos. The A6300 features […]
Spektrum Focal DVR FPV Headset

Spektrum Focal DVR FPV Headset

From Spektrum: The Spektrum™ Focal™ DVR FPV headset combines the video quality of a premium Fat Shark headset with Digital Video Recording capability so that users can capture the experience without the extra weight of an additional device on the aircraft or vehicle. Whether you’re running an HD or conventional FPV camera, selectable aspect ratios […]
300cc Gee Bee R3

300cc Gee Bee R3

Sporting a Coca-Cola scheme, this 118-inch-span racer can really put on a show with its 300cc Moki 5-cylinder radial engine! Built from the Airworld kit, the model depicts the R3 version of the famous Gee Bees, which actually never left the drawing board. It’s a beauty! Thanks to Dean and Pete Coxon for filming this terrific […]
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