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UNDERSTANDING GIANT-SCALE GASOLINE ENGINES

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

It’s easier than we think. Many RC modelers currently start out with small, electric-powered ARFs, and work adult from there. As they get some-more concerned in a hobby, a subsequent judicious step adult a energy scale is handling nitro-burning heat engines (2-stroke or 4-stroke), and training how to keep inner explosion engines happy. When we […]

How to: Install Retractable Landing Gear

Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

Setting adult a rigging doors on a P-51 for a initial time isn’t that formidable presumption we are given some belligerent rules. I’ve been building for many years, though never set one adult with a scale facilities as on a CARF P-51. The P-51 has outdoor doors trustworthy to a redress struts and center rigging […]

Wet Wings are Wonderful — Flying off Water!

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

If 70% of a creation is lonesome with water, shouldn’t we have that same commission of RC indication floatplanes? No? Well, many RC clubs currently are struggling to find suitable open drifting sites and with flourishing civic sprawl, sound restrictions, and a cost of genuine estate all personification a factor, it’s small consternation that good […]

Vintage RC goes giant-scale

Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Originally a 35-inch-span, free-flight model, a Worcraft Products’ Scarab was designed in a late ’40s and had elliptical planform drifting surfaces, a centerline-mounted mono circle for belligerent takeoffs, and dual underling rudders along with a required top-mounted straight stabilizer. This enlarged, 82-inch-span chronicle pays reverence to a strange pattern and is powered by an O.S. […]

Flush Fitting Aileron Servo Hatches — Strong and Neat for Better Performance

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

When we built my 1/5-scale Sopwith Triplane, it had rather skinny wings. Yes, a low-profile servo, such as Airtronics 94921 or Hitec 77BB, would fit with a missile vertical, though we had usually customary ones on hand, so we went with them. we done an 1/8-inch-thick and 2 7/8-inch-wide plywood image to fit between a […]