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Checking In With Mark Radcliff

A LIFETIME OF PRECISION AEROBATICS

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Model Airplane News
June 2019

FMS PA-18 Super Cub 1700mm

Fifteen minutes from box to field!

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Model Airplane News
June 2019

Blade/Horizon Hobby Fusion 480

This brawny powerhouse redefines the 500 class

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Model Airplane News
June 2019

Curtiss JN-4 “Jenny”

Bruce Ream’s magnificent barnstorming biplane from yesteryear

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Model Airplane News
October 2019

Power Scale Soaring

Adapting Powered, Full-size Aircraft Subjects Into Slope Gliders

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Model Airplane News
October 2019

Big Engine Installations

Strengthening your ARF’s firewall

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Model Airplane News
October 2019

Planes Worth Modeling

Planes Worth Modeling

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Model Airplane News
August 2018

Final Approach

A Very Long Road to Top Gun

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Model Airplane News
August 2018

90 Years Of Flying Passion

As Model Airplane News closes in on the century mark, passion continues to run deep here at Air Age about the fascinating world of flight. We are proud of our storied history and have now joined the elite ranks of the few magazine brands that can boast this success and longevity.

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Model Airplane News
January 2019

Winners At The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Jamboree

A must-attend event that should be on everyone’s RC bucket list.

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Model Airplane News
January 2019

Graupner Hottrigger 1400S V2

From mild sport flying to wild 3D, this high-performance model delivers.

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Model Airplane News
January 2019

Product Watch - Spektrum DX8e

MINI REVIEWS OF EDITORS’ FAVORITESORS’ FAVORITES.

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Model Airplane News
January 2019

Hybrid Fokker Triplane: Two Designs Blended Into A Masterpiece

When it comes to scale RC modelers, especially World War I fans, one thing is for sure: They always find a way to use what they have and turn it into something amazing. So the story goes with our good friend and longtime contributor Sal Calvagna and his newly-test-flown hybrid 1/3-scale Fokker Dr.I triplane. Sal acquired a partially started 1/3-scale Fokker triplane project that was built from Ron Weiss Plans (available from Ziroli Giant Scale Plans).

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Model Airplane News
September 2019

E-Flite/Horizon Hobby F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF

Affordable airshow performance in a fantastic color scheme.

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Model Airplane News
September 2019

Under The Microscope

As Top Gun’s longtime craftsmanship judge, I’m frequently asked about what I’m looking for on a scale model. Surface detail and overall texture are very important.

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Model Airplane News
September 2019

Mastering The Three-turn Negative Spin

Inverted excitement at its best

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Model Airplane News
September 2019

E-Flite/Horizon Hobby Viper 70mm EDF Jet

A great starting point for electric performance jets.

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
September 2019

E-Flite/Horizon Hobby Pitts S-1S 850mm BNF

Fly the classic biplane that ushered in aerobatic competition

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Model Airplane News
July 2019

FMS 3000mm Fox

If you’re thinking of sailplane aerobatics, the MDM-1 Fox is probably the first plane that comes to mind. It is an unmistakable design, with lines resembling that of a fighter rather than a typical glider.

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Model Airplane News
July 2019

RealFlight RF8 Horizon Hobby Edition

A Favorite Flight Sim Adds Your Favorite Aircraft

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
July 2019

Ultimate Performers

AWE-inspiring Giant-scale Rc Aircraft

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Model Airplane News
July 2019

VQ Warbirds Twin Otter

Fun to build and even more fun to fly!

4 mins read
Model Airplane News
July 2019

Best WW II Fighter Of The European Theater

Best WW II Fighter Of The European Theater

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Model Airplane News
July 2018

Parallel Charging

Taking Care of Multiple Packs Efficiently and Safely

5 mins read
Model Airplane News
July 2018

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition

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Model Airplane News
July 2018

Engine Clinic

Vintage Power Questions Answered

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Model Airplane News
December 2016

HobbyZone/ Horizon Hobby Carbon Cub S+ 1.3m

Earn your wings with this readyto-fly “Jeep with wings”

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Model Airplane News
June 2018

Great Planes Quik-V6 Q500

Fly an AMA Nationals winner!

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Model Airplane News
November 2016

FMS P-47D Razorback 1500mm

The ultimate heavy-metal foam fighter!

6 mins read
Model Airplane News
April 2017

how to paint and apply pastels for pilot figures

adding life and realism 

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model airplane news
december 2016