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From HobbyKing: The Extra Flugzeugbau EA330SC is a high-powered single seat unlimited aerobatic competition sports plane designed by German Walter Extra. Derived from the original two-seat Extra EA300 the 330SC has a more powerful Lycoming 315hp engine, smaller...
This year’s Super Bowl half-time show will feature an aerial show put on by hundreds of drones! Word on the street is that Lady Gaga, who’s headlining the event this year, will use lit-up drones in her performance. The use of the drones had to be cleared by the Federal Aviation Administration, as it has...
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There are few 1/4-scale models of the Beechcraft Staggerwing, and the most popular RC design is the one from Nick Ziroli. It’s outline is very close to scale and it produces a great looking scale airplane. When it comes to making them look real, you need to use some scale parts and techniques. Here are a few close...
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Some cheap DYI tips for the workshop and field Words And Photos By Steve Mills This stand can easily hold your smaller parkflyer airplanes. As our shops and hangars fill up with projects and completed...
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As the weather turns colder, it’s a good time to revisit some cold-engine starting techniques. Have some tips for flying in colder conditions? Leave them in the comments section!...
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Wow! It’s had to believe but it that time again to start sharing our information on the newest contestants planning to compete at the 2017 Top Gun Scale Invitational help at Paradise Field in Lakeland, FL. Hosted by Frank Tiano, this year’s competition kicks off on the week of May 1 through 7. As always, our...
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Words Josh Bernstein Photos By Jon R. Barnes I remember with great clarity the first time I saw a competent 3D pilot in action, performing wild tumbles and inverted harriers and hovering within...
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Over the years and with the evolution of aircraft design, aerobatic airplanes have become more maneuverable—and now they push the limits of flight! Factors like light wing loadings, large control surfaces with powerful authority, and excessive amounts of power make the “once impossible” maneuvers a reality. One...