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!

   
RAF-Museum-3.jpg
Discovering Aviation in London By Dan Goldstein • Photos By Dan Goldstein, Sarah Hayes &Amp; Raf Museum Archives This Spitfire was ordered on June 9th, 1940 and went into action on October 8, 1940 with No. 609...
Just saw on their web-site that Hazel is now 95 yrs. old !! Most of us around here years ago had their planes or a few of their products !! I used to like to read about their full scale flying too !! Thanks, John ! http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmart.exe/IndexAircraftF.html?E+Sig Oops, put 75...
Don’t have a tow-plane, or an airport? Try this foot-launch ultralight glider, the Archaeopteryx. Whether you are into RC slope soaring, or want a no frills glider this is too cool for words Model Airplane News - The #1 resource for RC plane and helicopter enthusiasts...
BUSA.jpg
If you’ve been following my online Build-Along Series on the MAN website for my Sopwith Camel, then you know I have been featuring little mini projects as they pop up in the construction. Well, as Dave Platt, master scale modeler has said numerous times, “A scale model is never truly finished–you simply stop...
MAN_143_11_1115_010_img001.jpg
Many modelers assemble their model airplanes without ever giving a thought to their control system. They just use whatever they have, but really, this isn’t the best plan of action. To achieve the optimal performance for your aircraft, you need to use the servos best suited for your aircraft. Servos come in a wide...
MAN_144_10_1016_014_img001.jpg
Let’s face it! Accidents are bound happen, and when it comes to flying RC airplanes, the chances are that you’re going to suffer some damage to your airplane. There’s no reason, however, to trash your crash. With today’s beautiful molded foam fliers, you can get back into the air with very little effort. You also...
If you’re new to model airplanes, there are some basic terms and definitions you need to know. Before you get too involved with the various airplanes available, let’s talk a little about the basic parts that make up any model airplane. The three main assemblies are: the fuselage, the wing, and the tail components....
MAN_136_4_0408_009_img001.jpg
Two-stroke glow engines are by far the most popular engines used to power RC model airplanes. They are relatively inexpensive for the power they produce, they are easy to start, run and maintain, and once you learn how to properly take care of them they will last for many years. Let’s take a closer look. WHAT...
MAN_144_11_1116_012_img005.jpg
Every now and then I get a question from someone at an RC field, and it’s nearly always the same question: “How many milliamps is that battery?” The first time I heard that, I didn’t know how to respond because the question didn’t make sense to me. So my “What do you mean?” response resulted in another question...
EF_15_6_1116_008_img001.jpg
There are a lot of tasks involved in getting our aircraft from the workbench to the flying field, and here you’ll find 35 of our favorite gadgets to make the hobby that much more fun and enjoyable. We’ve arranged them in categories, including field equipment, tools, accessories, and supplies, so you’ll be sure to...