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Legend Hobby / Seagull Models - Cessna Grand Caravan 208

The Cessna Grand Caravan 208 is a legend in aviation circles. A single engine utility aircraft that punches up with capabilities that rival many twin engine aircraft in its class. Its seemingly simple configuration belies its near extreme utility.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

PROPER CG LOCATION FOR AEROBATICS

If you are getting into aerobatics and are starting to perform more advanced maneuvers, it is time to discuss ways you can not only become a better pilot, but how you can also improve the flight characteristics of your airplanes.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

Legend Hobby 13-Foot L-19 Bird Dog/ Cessna O-1

This famous multi-mission single engine observation aircraft served from 1950-1974. From calling out target locations to providing intel/recon information, the Bird Dog was a valued asset in both the Korean War and Vietnam.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

EARN YOUR WINGS

10 Tips for First-Flight Success

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

Old School Model Works Fifty Six

The Fifty Six takes its design cues from the original .09- to .15-size Carl Goldberg Falcon 56 of the 1960s. Reworked to incorporate modern, lasercut techniques to make kit building better than ever.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

FLYING TWINS Multi-engine warbirds made easy

Let’s face it, there’s just something extra special about twin-engine RC aircraft. Most modelers stop what they’re doing when a twin fires up on the flightline.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

HOW TO BALANCE PROPELLERS

Four easy steps to increase performance and reduce vibration

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

PRODUCT REVIEW: RC PLANE STANDS BENCHTOP MODEL

I’m a sucker for shop stuff. I buy tools I will probably never use just because they are cool, or I might need to use them someday. When Glen from RC Plane Stands reached out about a review, however, I knew as soon as I browsed their website that I would be receiving something I would use a lot, maybe even daily.

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

SPIRIT OF RHINEBECK AWARD WINNER

A close up of Norman Malinowski’s 1/3-scale Albatros

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Model Airplane News
January 2022

CENTER OF GRAVITY BASICS

The secret to a plane that flies well

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Model Airplane News
July 2021

DON'T TRASH THAT CRASH!

Pro tips for light, strong aircraft repairs

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Model Airplane News
July 2021

DYNAM/BITGO HOBBY HAWKER UNTER 70MM

This easy-build jet is a great intro to EDFs

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Model Airplane News
July 2021

TAKEOFF WITH A 1 1/2 POSITIVE SNAP ROLL

If you’re aspiring to become a better aerobatic pilot, you are, no doubt, constantly searching to add exciting maneuvers to your flight routine.

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Model Airplane News
July 2021

THE 'RAIDER REPAINT

Painting and weathering the Legend Hobby A-1 Skyraider

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Model Airplane News
July 2021

IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS

2020 TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL

THE 32ND YEAR OF EXCELLENCE!

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

THE COMPETITION CONTINUES

Every spring, Frank Tiano’s Top Gun Scale Invitational has heralded the beginning of the flying season, offering builders an opportunity to show off their projects in Lakeland, Florida after a winter spent finishing them in their workshops.

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

BUILDING BENCH & WORKSHOP TIPS

I have built countless RC models, from kits, plans and even my own scratch designs.

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

TOP GUN FAVORITE MARK CHAPMAN'S 1/3-SCALE ALBATROS D.VA

When I told Model Airplane News executive editor Debra Cleghorn that I was attending the Top Gun Scale Invitational for the first time, she asked me if I would interview the pilot of one of my favorite planes at the event. As a WW I fan (and a Balsa USA builder), I chose Mark Chapman’s beautifully detailed 1/3-scale Balsa USA Albatros D.Va, flown by Marvin Alvarez in Team Scale.

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

HEAVY-DUTY SCALE FLAPS

FUNCTIONAL CONTROL SURFACES WITH ADDED DETAIL

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

SEAGULL MODELS/LEGEND HOBBY SAVAGE SHOCK CUB

A short takeoff and landing wonder!

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

GETTING STARTED IN FPV

BetaFPV makes getting a bird’s-eye-view easier than ever!

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Model Airplane News
February 2021

AILERON/RUDDER MIXING EXPLAINED

Build good habits now and fly better tomorrow

8 mins read
Model Airplane News
February 2021

BRITTEN-NORMAN - DEFENDER 2000

An electric-powered Islander on steroids

8 mins read
Model Airplane News
January 2021

THE NEXT GENERATION OF RC'ERS

Why our hobby isn’t dying out

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

MORGANS CUSTOM 3D PRINTING

Industrious builders and craftsmen have been carving, machining, or casting small parts for as long as the hobby has been around, but 3D printers have taken custom parts to a new level.

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

SPICE UP A LOOP WITH A SNAP ROLL!

Mastering the Avalanche

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

SEA OTTER

SHOWCASING WHAT YOU BUILD & FLY | EMAIL ENTRIES TO: MAN@AIRAGE.COM

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

FLIGHT PLAN

Designer Rich Uravitch says his electric-powered Britten-Norman Defender 2000 “couldn’t be easier to build or fly.”

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

BUILDING A COMPETITION WORTHY SCALE COCKPIT

Scale competition is a segment in this hobby that I really enjoy.

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Model Airplane News
January 2021

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