Scott Davis introduces his Beach Staggerwing and all of its features. It weighs 30 pounds and took about 4 winters to build. Marvel at all the detailed work and scratch building they put into the cockpit, duplicating everything they saw in a photograph of the full size. Finally, watch this warbird soar. According to Scott,
Steven Thomas talks about the basic rc covering of an open structure and provides helpful tips for repairing a particular wing section. He introduces different products which are available and also goes over the tools you will need.
In this video, learn how to set up a Flybar Head on an RC Heli. Anthony Ferretti from Hidden Hangar Hobbies in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania gives step by step instruction. He also talks about the size, shape and weight of flybar paddles. Use the tips he shares to get an RC Heli flying the way you
You’ll learn about some of the available charging options for your RC model’s battery pack. No matter what type of battery you choose to use on your model, there is a charging system that is ideal for the type of flying you plan to do. We warn against making changes to your aircraft’s electronics with
Steve Thomas presents the features of an LE55 engine and teaches you how to safely start an RC gas engine. You’ll learn tips on safety and how to start an engine and make sure you get maximum power from it.
Check out Bill Stevens Quick Oats 100 and find out how he made it from a Laser Cut Kit. It has 100 square inches of wingspan and the flying weight is just under 2 ounces. The Quick Oats 100 is a smooth flyer and is able to do mild aerobatics.
Thayer Syme introduces his RC Grumman Albotross. It has a 96.6 inch wingspan and has a flying weight of 8.5 pounds. The Grumman Albotross is able to fly for 15-25 minutes on a battery. Thayer recommends fiber glassing the bottom of the hull to help protect it from rocks and sand when you come up
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!
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