In this 3rd installment of our high-flying blooper reel, we show you some of our most memorable RC model aircraft crashes from the year. As always, we hate to see pilots lose their aircraft to crashes, but who doesn’t love a little laughter-inducing destruction now and then at someone else’s expense?
Todd Wood presents his Electra Airplane. It is a first-generation Electra with wood wings and wood tails built up and sheeted. Learn more about its other features. Even though the landing weight is a little high, the large flaps and ample wing area make it an easy plane to fly!
Scroll saws provide the unique ability to create curved cuts with a tight radius, while leaving a surface quality that typically requires very little Sanding prior to applying a finish. But when working with stock that is thick or dense, scroll saw cutting can sometimes lead to burning the wood. This is a bad situation
Figure 8 fasteners provide a great way to attach solid wood tops to furniture bases. This is a method that’ll help ensure the solid wood tops you’re putting on your woodworking projects won’t crack as they try to expand and contract over time. Try them the next time you build a desk or table. They
Larger objects, like chairs and tables, require larger backdrops and some different use of lights. Correct positioning of the piece on the backdrop is very important, and the angle from which you shoot the piece can make or break the image. Add to that a high gloss finish, and you can have some photography challenges.
A straight edge is an invaluable tool in your woodworking shop. Unfortunately, buying a quality straight edge can be very expensive. Here’s how to avoid that expense by building your own shop-made straight edge. The key is taking three different boards and using each as a reference to make sure you end up with three
David Henderson performs with his TREX 700 RC helicopter. This RC heli flies smooth, yet very powerful. The two stock 700 fuel tanks provide the TREX 700 with a flight time of 8-10 minutes. Watch as David shows off the power off this RC helicopter in this RC video from RC Hobby Network.
Dennis Crooks comes in to the AMA workshop to discuss some of the wonderful features of flying scale RC model jets with turbine engines. He talks about what it takes to step up from a normal scale model to a turbine, and introduces you to a few unique concepts of the sport of RC aircraft
The background can make or break your picture. Our biggest tip: Keep It Simple. Nothing complex about this. The backdrop for a great pic can be as simple as a piece of fabric, or the blank side of an old poster.