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Author: Paul G

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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...
by GSNadmin : Apr 12, 2017 at 2:13 AM
Like many scale modelers, I simply can’t leave well enough alone and I often find myself thinking of ways to improve a scale project. With the ESM / VQ Warbirds ARF Corsair as a base model, I thought I would give it a complete makeover and add lots of details and special features. The sliding canopy is one of the...
by GSNadmin : Apr 11, 2017 at 2:04 AM
Coming from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Ralph Esposito will be competing in the Expert class this year with his impressive P-47D Thunderbolt. Ralph says: “Very few people know that the Brazilian Air Force fought against the Axis in Italy using P-47 Thunderbolts given to them by the United States. I always wanted to model...
by GSNadmin : Apr 10, 2017 at 1:52 PM
Debra Cleghorn was video posting live from the recent Toledo Model Expo at the Seagate Convention Center in downtown Toledo OH. Check out her video and comments about these amazing airplanes in the static scale competition. Model Airplane News - The #1 resource for RC plane...
by GSNadmin : Apr 10, 2017 at 1:52 PM
Debra Cleghorn was busy all weekend at the show and posted this video Live Post showing some of the amazing Turbine Jets on display. Check it out! Model Airplane News - The #1 resource for RC plane and helicopter enthusiasts featuring news, videos, product releases and...
by GSNadmin : Apr 9, 2017 at 1:22 AM
It might look like an old school design, but this Uproar is all about extreme 3D performance, excelling at post-stall flight. This V2 incarnation of the Uproar features design enhancements by Gary Wright, comes complete with Oracover...
by GSNadmin : Apr 8, 2017 at 1:22 PM
At this year’s Weak Signals Toledo Exposition, there are new products in very aisle! Here are a few of our favorite finds (so far!). Stay tuned for more planes and gear!...
by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 3:16 PM
On all of my nitro and gasoline-powered airplanes, I use zip ties to secure my fuel lines going from the fuel tank to both the carburetor and the muffler. When routing lines within your airplane, make sure that they can move freely and are not bent in any odd fashion. After all, you need to make sure that fuel can...
by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 2:35 PM
If you are at the Toledo Hobby Expo this weekend at the Seagate Convention Center in downtown Toledo, OH, be sure to check out all the great products, radios, engines and models on display and then stop by the Model Airplane News booth and say hi to the team! We’d love to meet you and hear what you have to day! The...
by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 12:12 PM
So, with the girls (Anita and Rebecca), on a road trip to the shore, I had the day all to myself to break in the new O.S. 75AX and fine tune my propeller selection. I used a tachometer to get some engine numbers… And talking about numbers:
  • Displacement: 0.75 cu in (12.3 cc)
  • Bore:...