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by GSNadmin : Apr 18, 2017 at 3:25 AM
From Tower Hobbies: Flying a P-51 Mustang model is always special. Flying a scale replica of the P-51B “Berlin Express” takes it to another level, and now you can experience the thrill of piloting the same warbird made famous by Lt. Bill Overstreet during WWII! Tower...
by GSNadmin : Apr 14, 2017 at 2:33 AM
Traveling from Picayune, Mississippi, Phillip Koury will be competing in the Expert class with his impressive Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat. Built with laser cut parts for the Jerry Bates plans, Phil’s 1/5-scale Wildcat was not build it initially for scale competition....
by GSNadmin : Apr 13, 2017 at 2:24 PM
When Lockheed’s Super Constellations ruled the commercial skies in the late ’50s and early ’60s, traveling by air was still a treat! This 12.5-fot-span L-1049G Super Constellation in Lufthansa livery takes to the skies under the expert guidance of pilot Reiner Strobel at the Airliner Meeting in Oppingen, Germany....
by GSNadmin : Apr 13, 2017 at 2:24 PM
Executing the side slip to landing requires a pilot to be comfortable with using rudder as well as cross-controlling rudder and aileron input. It is important to understand the balance of these two...
by GSNadmin : Apr 13, 2017 at 2:24 PM
Model Airplane News is pleased to again be a major sponsor of this amazing Warbird gathering. Including WW1, WW2 and post war aircraft and jets, this extravaganza is poised to again be the greatest warbird event on the East Coast....
by GSNadmin : Apr 13, 2017 at 2:24 PM
From homemade fuel line barbs to an inventive storage space for wings, our team of editors and contributors has the answers you’re looking for. Here are 4 workshop tips that we hope will make your time in the shop more enjoyable and efficient. Enjoy! HEAT SHRINK SECURITY Use heat-shrink tubing to...
by GSNadmin : Apr 13, 2017 at 2:24 PM
When you fly giant scale aircraft you have a choice of engines and power systems. When it comes to aircraft with round engine cowlings however, nothing beats the sound and performance of a radial engine....
by GSNadmin : Apr 12, 2017 at 2:13 PM
Without a doubt, the most popular tent this year at Top Gun belonged to P.J. Ash. P.J. is the motivator behind the Warbird Alley gang, and Warbird Alley is the watering hole at the Top Gun flightline! It’s also where the MAN crew set up our home base! This year, P.J. had three huge tents to house all the...
by GSNadmin : Apr 12, 2017 at 2:13 PM
All the paperwork is in and the event is well on its way for planning and organization. Here’s the most recent copy of the Pilot Roster and the list of Award sponsors. Click here for TOP GUN 17 ROSTER Frank Tiano and all...
by GSNadmin : Apr 12, 2017 at 2:13 PM
When operating RC airplanes (or quadcopters), properly balanced propellers are very important. Having a balanced prop helps prevent excessive vibration which can cause electrical connections to loosen, fuel in your gas tank to foam up, and can even cause structural damage. Balancing your propeller helps avoid all...