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Archive for October, 2013

Remember reed radios?

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

Raise your palm if we remember a days of single-channel, escapement RC! According to a poster, “This indication uses a 45-year-old radio control complement (Futaba F-66) that usually controls a rudder regulating a rubber rope powered clockwork mechanism.  The radio has one symbol that we press in a scold method to get right, left , […]

How to Hang an Airplane

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

This story about Lucky Lindy’s Monocoupe comes to us from a sister publication, Flight Journal. The video is great! Charles Lindbergh’s plane, that had formerly hung in Terminal 1 during Lambert-St. Louis International Airport given 1979, has returned to a place of welcoming passengers to a St. Louis airport. The famous aviator’s 1934 Model D–127 Monocoupe, an […]

Monster Planes Sneak Peek — Snapshot from a Flightline

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

At a Paradise Field drifting margin in Lakeland, FL lweekend, a 12 O’clock High/Monster Planes RC eventuality was an extraordinary success. MAN writer Rich Uravitch was on had to cover a movement and we’ll be featuring this good eventuality in a subsequent emanate of Model Airplane News. Here are only a few pix from Rich’s […]

Cold Weather Engine Starts — in 10 Easy Steps

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

While it might not nonetheless be as wintry as it seems in a print above, a ice is definitely on a pumpkin! As a continue turns colder, it’s a good time to revisit some cold-engine starting techniques. Have some tips for drifting in colder conditions? Leave them in a comments section! 1. Turn on your conductor and receiver. […]

Quick and Easy ARF Landing Gear Repair

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

  It happens all a time and we think, shop-worn alighting rigging from alighting “Off Field” is substantially a singular many common correct indispensable someday during a RC model’s lifespan. We recently were exam drifting a new 30cc Ultimate Biplane from Aeroworks and an Engine Out on a downwind gave us a good box of […]