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by GSNadmin : Yesterday at 10:32 AM
For the extreme aerobatic enthusiast, there is nothing like performing hotshot maneuvers inches off the ground. One unexpected way to take the crowd by surprise is to add aerobatic moves to your landing. During a normal landing approach, the airplane is in upright level flight and flies downwind parallel to the...
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by GSNadmin : Yesterday at 10:32 AM
From pull-pull control systems to getting the most out of that bottle of CA, our team of editors and contributors has the answers you’re looking for. Here are 8 workshop tips that we hope will make your time in the shop more enjoyable and efficient. Enjoy!...
by GSNadmin : Wednesday at 9:00 PM
The new drone rules set to go into effect Monday — known as Part 107 for the section of the federal aviation regulations — are expected to be a boon to commercial operators,...
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by GSNadmin : Tuesday at 4:53 PM
Once you’ve learned how to fly and you can easily handle your airplane and fly it straight and level, you’ll soon start looking for more challenges to regain the excitement that you felt in the beginning. Learning the basic of aerobatics is the best way to up the excitement and, while you’re at it, increase your...
by GSNadmin : Monday at 2:22 PM
World’s Biggest RC Turbine Jet There’s big and there’s BIG!!! This new RC turbine powered jet aircraft is the work of Frank Schroeder who has posted several images online covering its construction. It is a 1/2-scale Saab JAS 39 Gripen and it is 279.53 inches long and weighs in at an amazing 260.15 pounds!...
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by GSNadmin : Monday at 9:42 AM
This 1/3-scale project really is an easy build, when you break everything down to it basic assembly tasks. I started roughly in October and I...
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by GSNadmin : Aug 19, 2016 at 10:32 AM
When you’re flying a stable elevator, you can perform an inside “waterfall” (micro loop) by maintaining full up-elevator, and applying full power and a little right rudder to correct for increased propwash and P-factor. On the back side of the loop, quickly cut the power and neutralize the rudder. Then, at...​
by GSNadmin : Aug 19, 2016 at 6:43 AM
National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered flight. What will you be doing to celebrate...
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by GSNadmin : Aug 18, 2016 at 11:52 AM
When it comes to add that last part of the finishing process, Paint”, to your latest scale project, it can be a little scary. I have been covering and painting Scale RC airplanes with Scale Stits and Poly-Tone paint for more than 25 years and I have been getting great results....
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by GSNadmin : Aug 18, 2016 at 11:22 AM
Here are a few of our favorite tips for building, staying organized and making the most out of everyday items. What are some of your go-to tips and tricks? Share them in the comments section and you could win a $50 gift certificate for BSI glue! Head over Heels...