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Center of Gravity Basics

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

After checking your engine opening and a radio operation, always make certain that your indication is scrupulously offset before your initial flight. It happens too often, unfortunately: Someone with a code new aeroplane shows adult during a margin and has all operative perfectly. The radio checks out, and all a controls pierce in a scold […]

FLightline Video Interview — Warbird Pilots’ Adam Martin — Warbirds over Delaware

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

One of MAN’s plain supporters and consultant in all things “scale commander figures”, Adam Martin had a graphic pleasure of being in front of Sal Calvagna’s video camera. Covering a WOD eventuality for MAN, (Look for a Nov issue), Sal was patroling a flightline for gullible targets of opportunity! And theory what? Adam is also […]

Master a Tail-Dragger — Pro Tips for Smoother Landings and Takeoffs

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

The standard scale tail-dragger looks good both in a atmosphere and resting on a flightline between flights. But it does need a opposite technique to take off and land compared to a tricycle-gear airplane. From competition planes and classical municipal aircraft to warbirds and fighters, where a small “steering” circle is in behind behind a […]

Favorite Reader Tips

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Check out these reader tips! Betcha you’ll use during slightest one on your subsequent building project. (Have a tip you’d like to share? Send it to … no print required!)   GET A GRIP Converting scale aircraft to electric is apropos commonplace. Here’s a neat pretence that solves a elementary though confusing problem mostly encountered […]

Unusual WW II “All-Wing” Design Takes Flight

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Erik outpost basement Hoogen’s scratch-built, all-wood Gotha P.60A flies utterly well, especially deliberation that a full-size interceptor it is modeled after was never completed! With a wingspan of 10 feet, 10 inches, this 1/4-scale, 77-pound model Is powered by dual AMT Mercury turbine engines, any with 9.5kg of thrust. Our interjection to RCScaleAirplanes for holding this good video during […]