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FLORIDA JETS 2019

21ST IN A ROW AND STILL GOING STRONG!

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2019

Black Hornet

THE MILITARY’S NEW EYE IN THE SKY

3 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2019

Florida Jet Week

Scale, Aerobatics, Freestyle, and Formation—something for Everyone!

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2018

15 First-Flight Myths Revealed

Getting Started Has Never Been Easier

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2018

10 Tips For Building From A Kit

Workshop Secrets That Speed the Process

9 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2018

Let's Talk Giant Scale

Adding side-force generators for improved knife-edge flight

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
August 2018

E-Flite/Horizon Hobby Delta Ray One

This attention grabber is even more fun to fly!

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2019

The Blue Max - Scale R/C Challenge And Fly-in

The 10th annual WW I gathering is a big success

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2019

Half Cuban-8 With A Negative Snap Roll

A fun variation on a classic maneuver

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2019

The Best Products We've Tried And Tested This Year

Each year, the Model Airplane News editors collaborate to select the products and models of the past year that deserve special recognition. We have the enviable job of trying out an amazing array of airplanes and drones and a plethora of related accessories and products from the RC hobby, and each year, dozens of products are reviewed on the pages of our magazine. We evaluate design, construction, and—most of all—performance. So after much thought, consideration, and debate, here are this year’s winners.

3 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2019

VQ Warbirds Tiger Moth This Little Bird Is A Ball To Fly!

The Tiger Moth, or “Moth” as it is affectionately called, is a gentle-flying biplane that has been popular with military and private pilots since the early 1930s. I have flown various-size Moths, and I cannot think of an easier-flying, more forgiving, or more stable machine.

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
September 2019

Top Gun Scale Invitational

31 Years Of Scale Excellence.

10+ mins read
Model Airplane News
September 2019

FMS Ranger PNP

A Midsize All-purpose Trainer With Sport Performance.

3 mins read
Model Airplane News
September 2019

Top 10 P-51 Mustangs

Favorite all-American fighters.

10+ mins read
Model Airplane News
November 2016

Warbirds Over Delaware

25th anniversary of this East Coast scale event.

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
November 2016

Flyzone B-25 Mitchell

Micro RC scale at its best.

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
November 2016

Keep It Legal

Best practices for airport notifications.

8 mins read
Model Airplane News
November 2016

FMS Model Votec 322 3D

A scale quick-build, aerobatic monster

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2018

E-FLITE/HORIZON HOBBY P-47 Razorback 1.2m BNF Basic

Scale details make this warbird come to life.

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
May 2017

Great Planes Zero

Not just a sport flier, this plane’s a sport fighter

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
May 2017

E-FLITE/HORIZON HOBBY Convergence

An amazing crossover aircraft that is both a multirotor and a plane.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
May 2017

FMS Beaver 2000mm PNP

Giant model of the famous Canadian workhorse.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
March 2017

Warbirds 'RC Forever'

Here’s a fun group: (from left to right) Elton Batista, Rogerio Araujo, Dino DiGiorgio, Fabiano Mazzer, and Rodrigo Pantoja. Fabiano owns the plane, and Rodrigo owns Juniaer, the company that produces the Tucano. The plane is the fi rst in a series of 50cc Tucano ARFs from Juniaer.  The Tucano is powered with a DLE 55 and controlled with a Futaba 14SG. Johnny Simoes retracts and struts are used.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
July 2018

Freewing Model Avanti S

Join the jet set with this sleek, plug-and-play flier.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2017

Lance Campbell's Amazing Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird

The story behind this RC project that took nine years to complete.

7 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2017

Protecting The FAA Regulations' Section 336

Section 336 is the reason why today’s model-aircraft and drone fliers have been able to fly without a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot’s license, equipage mandates, and regulatory paperwork. Section 336 is a safe tradition that has been around for many decades. If you like flying your model aircraft for recreation without mandates that include pilot licenses and remote IDs, action is needed now.

3 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2018

Let's Talk Giant Scale

Understanding flaps and their setup.

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2018

Six Spectacular Spitfires

Editors’ picks roundup.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2018

Conquer Dead-Stick Landings

Understanding energy management is key.

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
October 2018

50th-Anniversary Snoopy's Doghouse

The famous Peanuts’ beagle flies again!

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
June 2019