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by GSNadmin : Dec 6, 2016 at 10:43 AM
There’s an old saying that says “scale models are really never finished, you just stop adding details to them”! Each modeler has to decide for himself when enough is enough. For me, I enjoy adding medium easy to see details to the top surfaces of the wings and control surfaces and in particular I add dummy control...
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by GSNadmin : Dec 5, 2016 at 4:52 PM
A New Hybrid is Born! SIG MFG. is known for quality kits and ARF’s with classic designs like the Four Star and the Rascal. This fall they announced a new ARF that brings SIG back into the aerobatic world and leaps...
by acerc : Dec 5, 2016 at 12:02 PM
I have a DLE 85cc needing an airframe and have been looking for an Extra that it would fit in nicely. Extreme Flight has a 91"ws and a 104"ws, would the 85 be to much for the 91"ws and/or to little for the 104"ws. I am not a 3D pilot, more of a pattern style if that helps.
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by Fred Pan : Dec 3, 2016 at 4:33 AM
Well, It's seems everyone like to have a unique stuff for ourselves, but for the propeller, how many of you can make a perfect propeller for your air plane? Especially when you like to fly in the event, do you ever think to make a new propeller for your self? It's time to have it here....
by SleepyC : Dec 2, 2016 at 11:32 PM
Hey guys, It's me Sleepy. Hope all is well. I've been working 70 - 80 hrs a week trying to make ends meet. I'm not mad. Life has been hard but, I'm not a dead, so it's all good. So what has happened in my eyes in the past few years. 1) Jim Graham and **********: They are assholes. they suck the life out of...
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by GSNadmin : Dec 2, 2016 at 2:23 PM
From O.S. Engine: Limited Edition – Only 200 in the world! O.S. Engines truly are the gold-standard for RC models and we’re proving it with this special, 80th anniversary, gold edition engine! This special, super-limited edition 105HZ-R brings you the same...
by GSNadmin : Dec 1, 2016 at 12:23 PM
This Blast from the Past comes from the Top Gun event at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Featuring longtime MAN contributor Rich Uravitch interviewing builder Graeme Mears and aircraft pilot and owner Ali Machinchy with their impressive T-33 Shooting Star. Their turbine powered jet is built from a Scale-Jets.com...
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by GSNadmin : Dec 1, 2016 at 11:52 AM
Often we get emails and letters asking for advice on subjects such as flying, building and adjusting engines. We asked some of our regular contributors for their professional RC tips and hints for success. Enjoy! WHAT’S THE BEST WAY TO RANGE-CHECK A 2.4GHZ RADIO?Mike Greenshields, Global...
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by GSNadmin : Dec 1, 2016 at 11:52 AM
As you become more proficient in your aerobatic ability, you will naturally begin to combine elements of different maneuvers into a single aerobatic maneuver or sequence. One such maneuver, found in the 2015 Academy of Model Aeronautics Precision Aerobatic Advanced program, is the Cobra Roll with a Half-Roll...
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by GSNadmin : Dec 1, 2016 at 11:12 AM
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...