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I put a huge amount of detail in the helmets of my Best Pilots pilot figures because its the topmost thing that’s viewed when your pilot is sitting in the cockpit. Most flight helmets are leather a…
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During my recent workshop Build-along for the 1/4-scale Sopwith Camel project, went into detail on the fabric covering process. The response from all of you was impressive and many of you wanted mo…
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On your first attempts, it’s wise to enter your knife-edge maneuvers from a slight climb to buy yourself some extra time to think through the steps so you don’t finding yourself rushing…
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Built and painted by Phil Noel of Pinnacle Aviation, this 1/3.5-scale Tomahawk Bae Hawk 100 is decked out in Royal Canadian Air Force camouflage. Pilot and owner Steve Mills is flying for the Wings…
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In the world of RC flight, technological breakthroughs are rapidly changing the face of the hobby. Embracing the latest technology, one New Hampshire-based company has taken a bold step forward and…
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Because it’s used in so many other maneuvers, it’s important to perfect this one and add it to your foundation repertoire. High-speed rolls are generally easier to start with because in…
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Here are a few more tips from the Model Airplane News vault — enjoy! If you have some tips of your own you’d like to share, please send them to MAN@airage.com. If we publish your tip, y…
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If you follow full-scale aerobatics, there is another maneuver that goes by a similar name, but it is called the Pugachev Cobra. The Pugachev Cobra shows post-stall maneuvering as it displays an ab…
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One of the more unique features found on giant scale RC airplanes, and on warbirds in particular, are the inset hinges that use long, thin pivot wires to secure the control surfaces in plane. For m…
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Mike Barbee is no stranger to scale competition. He has flown at Top Gun for the past 24 years, and along the way, he has built and competed with eight different airplanes. He is currently the pres…
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We never met a workshop tip we didn’t like! Here are a few helpful tricks from the archives. If you have a tip you’d like to share, add it in the comments! BOX REMIX One organiza…
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Here's how to add a checkerboard design to an already existing color scheme. I used the E-flite Shoestring and UltraCote covering. Because we are using heat shrink covering, this technique can be a...
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Model Airplane News is the magazine that started it all back in 1929, and remains the trusted resource for RC airplane enthusiasts everywhere. Each issue is loaded with expertly written tech features, the latest product reviews, in-depth pilot reports, interviews with industry personalities, an annual Buyer's Guide, events and so much more! If you're into the thrill of RC aviation, Model Airplane News will take your flying skills to a whole new level.