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by highonthai : Aug 27, 2019 at 6:46 PM
LEAKDOWN TEST Wondering why you can’t get your engine to idle correctly? Engine running lean? You’re sure you have checked everything and still can’t figure it out? Well you probably have an air leak somewhere. How do I find out if I have an air leak that’s effecting my engines performance? Well, the best way...
by dominicm : Aug 27, 2019 at 11:16 AM
A very nice flight of this MD-11 nearly ended in disaster with the less than graceful landing. Failure to flare resulted in the nose wheel touching down just before the mains and pitching the aircraft up into an unrecoverable stall. This McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Martinair Cargo has 1 turbine engine....
by dominicm : Aug 25, 2019 at 11:28 AM
Steve Holland flies his exceptional scratch built scale replica of the DH.88 Comet G-ACSS 'Grosvenor House' that won the famous 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race from the United Kingdom to Australia. This model is powered by 2 Zenoah 74s and in total it cost Steve £5000 in materials to build it. The de...
by pawnshopmike : Aug 24, 2019 at 12:27 PM
The Rolla Big Bird Fall Fly-in is scheduled for September 20-22, 2019.
  • Centrally located in Rolla MO.
  • Rolla National Airport
  • Rolla, MO USA
For directions, weather and more click here. Great fall...
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by ServoCity : Aug 20, 2019 at 1:15 PM
Hitec has delivered nearly everything we could want in one servo with the new HSR-M9382TH! Here's just a few of the key, stellar features: https://www.servocity.com/hsr-m9382th-servo
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by Roger Chamberlain : Aug 20, 2019 at 9:26 AM
When I left the hobby 30 years ago I was scratch building my planes from plans. Plans I would order from the magazines out at that time. So, I just finished an ARF Plane and now wanting to scratch build a little plane. In the past I would center line the ribs, drill holes holes at each end put steel rods through...
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by myfivezees : Aug 14, 2019 at 7:23 PM
For sale, a hard to find Byron Originals Pitts Special. Only flown twice. Needing room in my workshop so I am selling for $900 which includes a brand new RCGF 40cc Twin, Fuel Tank, Spinner and Prop. You can view the build thread here on GSN. Thanks for looking.
by dominicm : Aug 13, 2019 at 7:16 AM
Fantastic DH.91 built and flown by Peter Harbusch. At 1:8 scale and 4 metres wingspan and 2.7 metres length this is a large scale model which looks impressive in the air. Take off weight is ~20 kg. The wing profile is NACA 2415. The four motors are brushless 1000W with 15x8 vario-prop. 5 x 5S-5000 lipos are used...
by dominicm : Aug 10, 2019 at 3:12 AM
The CARF Models B-2 flies at Weston Park International Model Show for the first time. On take off the B-2 inadvertently heads to the right and just gets into the air by virtue of a fortuitous bump in the grass strip. Quick reactions from the pilot on the ailerons steered the jet away and into its ascent to start...
by Snoopy1 : Aug 7, 2019 at 2:44 PM
OK have question on LiPo. Yes we all know max voltage is 4.20 volts, storage is 3.85 volts and minimum is 3.2 volts for me. Ok 3.85 volts is for storage. But what voltage is acceptable to leave a LiPo at for say 5 days and NOT do any damage. Or do you need to always bring it down to 3.85 volts . Some times I will...