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Carrier Decks and Beyond

Carrier Decks and Beyond

Carrier Decks and Beyond

Captain Robert “Hoot” Gibson and Captain Tom “Huffer” Huff reflect on how aviation changed their lives

By Rachelle Haughn and Jay Smith

As seen in the January 2012 issue of Model Aviation.

Replicating the Wright Flyer

Replicating the Wright Flyer

Replicating the Wright Flyer

By Howard Kelem

Photos courtesy of the author

As seen in the November 2003 issue of Model Aviation.

Ultimate Maintenance-Free Stand

Ultimate Maintenance-Free Stand

Ultimate Maintenance-Free Stand

Is it time for an upgrade at your club?

Tye Tomchak [email protected] | Photos by the author

Runway Roller for Grass Airstrips

Runway Roller for Grass Airstrips

How to Do It: Runway Roller for Grass Airstrips

By Lonnie D. Goad | Photos courtesy the author

As seen in the July 2003 issue of Model Aviation.

 

Hitec Celebrates 50 Years

Hitec Celebrates 50 Years

Hitec Celebrates 50 Years

Learn more about the past—and future—of the company

By Jay Smith [email protected] Photos provided by Hitec RCD and Model Aviation

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Hummingbird F4 V2 BNF ELRS

Hummingbird F4 V2 BNF ELRS

Hummingbird F4 V2 BNF ELRS

A ready-to-fly drone that’s perfect for beginners!

By Gwen Mathis | [email protected]  Photos by the author

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Vintage CL Combat

Vintage CL Combat

Vintage CL Combat

Control Line Combat

By Mark Rudner | [email protected]

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Indoor FF 2023 Event Season

Indoor FF 2023 Event Season

Indoor FF 2023 Event Season

Indoor Free Flight

By Don Slusarczyk | [email protected]

As seen in the September issue of Model Aviation.

Tower Hobbies ASW 28 2.0m PNP

Tower Hobbies ASW 28 2.0m PNP

Tower Hobbies ASW 28 2.0m PNP

A trusted brand offers a new take on a beloved sailplane—this time in 2 meters!

By Kyle Jaracz | [email protected]

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show

Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show

Holloman Legacy of Liberty Air Show

Lessons learned from a club that participated in the event

By Steve Shipley | [email protected] and Tom Jacoby | [email protected]

Photos by Steve Shipley

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Stunt History The Story of Model Aircraft Control Line Precision Aerobatics

Stunt History: The Story of Model Aircraft Control Line Precision Aerobatics

Stunt History: The Story of Model Aircraft Control Line Precision Aerobatics

Product Spotlight: New Products That Are Worth a Closer Look

As seen in the September 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Two Sunsets & Still Flying

Two Sunsets & Still Flying

Two Sunsets & Still Flying

By Maynard Hill

Photos by the author except as noted Map photo from https://www.freeworldmaps.net/

As seen in the January 2004 issue of Model Aviation.

Racing Against Sunset

Racing Against Sunset

Racing Against Sunset

Team Effort to Break Closed Course Distance Record

By Maynard Hill

Photos courtesy of Roy Day, Scott Hill, and the author

As seen in the October 1999 issue of Model Aviation.

 

Making a Mark on History

Making a Mark on History

Making a Mark on History

Current and former AMA members among recipients of distinguished honor

By Rachelle Haughn | [email protected]

Photos by the author and as noted

Using Dethermalizers

Using Dethermalizers

Using Dethermalizers

Free Flight Sport

By Don DeLoach | [email protected]

As seen in the August 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Trimming CL Scale Models

Trimming CL Scale Models

Trimming CL Scale Models

By Fred Cronenwett | [email protected]

As seen in the August 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Seagull Models Maxi Lift Utility Aircraft

Seagull Models Maxi Lift Utility Aircraft

Seagull Models Maxi Lift Utility Aircraft

Fly, tow sailplanes, and drop parachutes

By Fitz Walker | [email protected]

Photos by the author and Lee Ray

As seen in the August 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Hangar 9 Fun Scale PT-19 PNP

Hangar 9 Fun Scale PT-19 PNP

Hangar 9 Fun Scale PT-19 PNP

A model deserving of the word "fun"

By Tony Stillman | [email protected]

Photos by the author and Matt Ruddick

As seen in the August 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

E-Flite Slow Ultra Stick 1.2M BNF Basic With AS3X and SAFE Select

E-Flite Slow Ultra Stick 1.2M BNF Basic With AS3X and SAFE Select

E-Flite Slow Ultra Stick 1.2M BNF Basic With AS3X and SAFE Select

An airplane that deserves to be called more than "ugly!"

By Jay Smith | [email protected] - Photos by the author and Jennifer Alderman

As seen in the August 2023 issue of Model Aviation.

Introduction to F1E

Introduction to F1E

Introduction to F1E

Imagine launching a model off of a hill, over a sloping alpine meadow into lift that pushes the aircraft higher and higher …

By Bob Sifleet

Photos by the author except as noted

As seen in the May 2006 issue of Model Aviation

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