Model Aviation Online Features

Below are articles featured in both the print and online edition of Model Aviation. Select an article to read more.


Desirable characteristics for a Slope Soaring flying site


Written by Dave Garwood RC Slope Soaring Column As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


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Construct this Giant Scale Foamie B-52


Written by Keith Sparks Construct This Giant Scale Foamie B-52 Build Article As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


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Warbirds and Classics Over Michigan


Written by Joe Vermillion The first of seven events in the Midwest Event Coverage As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


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Old School Model Works Sky Ranger 40


Written by Terry Dunn Laser-cut kit has ’70s appeal Product Review As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


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Pober Pixie


Written by Pat Tritle Build the Paul Poberezny-designed parasol Construction As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


Specifications

Wingspan: 60 inches Wing area: 533 square inches Length: 35.5 inches Flying weight: 23 ounces Wing loading: 6.2 ounces per square foot

Matt Botos discusses nitro engines


Written by Chris Mulcahy RC Helicopters Column As seen in the September 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

This month, I chatted with Matt Botos from Synergy R/C Helicopters about nitro helicopters and some of the new and exciting products he’s been working on!

Youth: The future of model aviation and the future of aviation


Written by Rich Hanson President's Perspective Column As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

Does your city want a flying site?


Written by Tony Stillman Flying Site Assistance Column As seen in the February 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

Nats posters


History Preserved Column As seen in the October 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

Free-LAANC drone pilot


Written by Patrick Sherman Advanced Flight Technologies Column As seen in the July 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


I Am the AMA: Dillon Carpenter


Written by Jay Smith As seen in the May 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


Borealis


Written by Ben Lanterman Build your own RC bat in time for Halloween Construction As seen in the October 2012 issue of Model Aviation.


Specifications

Type: RC foamie Skill level: Intermediate builder; intermediate pilot Wingspan: 36 inches Length: 25 inches Weight: 32 ounces

Russian helicopter


History Preserved Column As seen in the August 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

This is the third time that the museum’s unknown helicopter has appeared in Model Aviation. Although we are still asking for your help, this time, thanks to everyone’s input, there’s more information to share.

Receiver voltage


Written by Cal Orr Even the most robust radio systems are worthless without a good, clean power supply Technical As seen in the August 2014 issue of Model Aviation.

Be an ambassador: Invigorate the hobby


Written by Jim T. Graham Born to Fly Column As seen in the September 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

Horizon Hobby Spektrum iX12 Transmitter


Written by Jay Smith The functionality of Android right in your radio Product review As seen in the August 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


Specifications

Band: 2.4 GHz Channels: 12 Frame rate: 11/22 per millisecond Model memory: 250 Modes: User Selectable Mode 1-4 Modulation: DSMX

Going Fast in Circles


Written by Fred Cronenwett Spirit of St. Louis USA World Cup and 2017 Speed Cup of Canada Event coverage As seen in the September 2018 issue of Model Aviation.

Horizon Hobby E-Flite F-27 Evolution BNF Basic


Written by Matt Ruddick Speed and stability refined Product Review As seen in the September 2018 issue of Park Pilot


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Digital servos


Written by David Buxton As seen through the eye of a current probe Technical As seen in the May 2017 issue of Model Aviation.

22nd annual Brodak Fly-In


Written by Rachelle Haughn Six days of competition and fun Event coverage As seen in the September 2018 issue of Model Aviation.


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