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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CENTER OF GRAVITY BASICS
The secret to a plane that flies well
DON'T TRASH THAT CRASH!
Pro tips for light, strong aircraft repairs
DYNAM/BITGO HOBBY HAWKER UNTER 70MM
This easy-build jet is a great intro to EDFs
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.
THE 'RAIDER REPAINT
Painting and weathering the Legend Hobby A-1 Skyraider
IT'S ALL IN THE DETAILS
2020 TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL
TOP GUN SCALE INVITATIONAL
THE 32ND YEAR OF EXCELLENCE!
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.
BUILDING BENCH & WORKSHOP TIPS
I have built countless RC models, from kits, plans and even my own scratch designs.
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.
American Airlines Will Drop Flights to 15 Cities in October
American Airlines will drop flights to 15 smaller U.S. cities in October when a federal requirement to serve those communities ends.
Trip Planning for the Technologist
Bogdan Obradovic, who also happens to be the non-playing captain of the Serbian Davis Cup team, Put into perspective​ the stunning achievements of his most famous ward, in an exclusive chat with Derek Abraham​.
United Airlines' Quest to Be Less Awful
A bungled merger. A corruption scandal. Three CEO's in a year. But hey, at least the snacks are free again.
Boeing 727 One Crash Per 2 30 6300 Flying Hours
The Boeing 727 is a narrow-body airliner. The first 727-100 rolled out 27 November, 1962, first flew on 9 February, 1963, and entered service with Eastern on 1 February, 1964.
Our Guide To... Airlines Offering Discounted Covid-19 Tests
How To Be Eco-Friendly In The Aviation Industry!
Each year airlines begin new sustainability initiatives, experiment with biofuels, and offset their carbon emissions on selected flights; yet, sustainability should not only be a topic of discussion when an aircraft is in the air but also when it’s on the ground.
विमान मरम्मत फर्मों पर एएआई का डोरा
फर्मों को लुभाने के लिए रियायतों पर काम कर रहा भारतीय विमानपत्तन प्राधिकरण
Royal Flying Doctor Service adds FlightSafety's MissionFit® to its Pilatus PC-12NG training programme
FlightSafety has been selected by the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia Central Operations to provide a MissionFit® Flight Training Device for use in its Pilatus PC-12NG pilot training programme.
Drip In Ice Like Yung Raja
Tuesday, 17 November 2020 1:18pm
Aerial Fire Fighters On Pay As You Go
UK start-up Arcus Fire, has joined forces with New Zealand companies Flight Structures Ltd and Pacific Aerospace to develop the F-45, a clean-sheet single engined turboprop focused on the fire fighting, cargo and commuter airline markets.