1. If you are new to GiantScaleNews.com, please register, introduce yourself, and make yourself at home.

    We're 1st in Giant Scale RC because we've got the best membership on the internet! Take a look around and don't forget to register to get all of the benefits of GSN membership!

    Welcome!
    Dismiss Notice

GiantScaleNews.com

Giant Scale R/C news, forums, classifieds, event coverage, and more!

   
Like the title sais, The Welcomes are back at it again showing us why they are not only one of the top places to go for all your R/C hardware needs, but also some HUGE hearted people! This story is one that truly touched my heart and I feel needs to be...
battery2.jpg
When it comes to electric aircraft, one of the key components is your battery pack. It is the only power source to keep your aircraft in the air, requires constant maintenance, and if not watched it will most likely be the first thing that needs to be replaced. But with the right care and careful monitoring, a...
Walt2-1024x597.jpg
From Decatur, TN, Walter Alexander will be flying his 1/3 scale Fokker D.VII in the Pro-AM Sport class at Top Gun. Walt’s aircraft is modeled after Carl Degelow’s aircraft from WWII. Built from a Balsa USA 1/3-scale kit, it has a 118 inch span and weighs in at 38 pounds. Walt chose a Zenoah GT80 (80cc) twin...
EF3.jpg
OK, it’s really called a payload release mechanism, and it plugs directly into your receiver, but this slick Payload Release from E-flite is the perfect solution for scale modelers who want mechanical options like drop tank and bomb drop function on your scale plane....
Lysander2.jpg
Competing this year in the PRO-AM Sportsman class, Vinve Veltri will be flying for his 14th time at the Top Gun scale invitational with his 1/5-scale Westland Lysander. Vince says he can’t wait to compete again. Not 100% sure, but Vince thinks he’ll be oldest pilot there at the age of 81!...
TW2.jpg
If you are building a Corsair from one of the Top Flite ARF kits, this upgrade will add lots of static scale points. This impressive scale retractable tailwheel with tailhook unit comes from my good friend and scale modeler, Earl Aune....
17192509_10154672757933935_3184527846678472722_o-300x254.jpg
From Horizon Hobby: Intoducing the Horizon Hobby 8xEIGHT Tournament! Some of our best products will be battling it out!! Use the “Like” and “Love” buttons to vote. Pay close attention to the photo description to be sure your vote is cast correctly! Stay tuned and who...
Stits.jpg
We’ve received several emails asking about covering scale models. While I was building my the 1/4-scale Sopwith Camel project, I wrote this post that goes into detail about what required. Your response was impressive and many of you asked about Scale Stits Fabric and Poly Tak adhesive. So, I broke out the video...
Hellcat-1-1-900x644.jpg
In the last print issue of Fly RC (April 2017), we got to talk about the Paul K. Guillow Company, examining what they have done as part of the history of American aeromodelling and what they have to offer you today if you are interested in building model airplanes using balsa and various other...
7D2_29204.jpg
Flying RC since he was 10, Brian Blois from Winter Park, CO will be competing for the first time at Top Gun and will fly his BVM PNP F-16C 1/6-scale F-16C painted in the Alaska Air National Guard “Aggressor” scheme....