HOW TO: Simple Weathering Techniques

How To: Simple Weathering Techniques

One of the goals of having a scale model is that you want the model to look real; to reproduce the full-scale aircraft. There is nothing more dramatic looking than seeing a warbird that looks like it has been in a dogfight. The plane is no longer pristine and shiny as it was from the factory. Instead, it’s dirty, beat ... Read More »

Lisa Airplanes Akoya

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The AKOYA is a two-seat amphibious ski-plane with a unique design and a wealth of features that will delight those who love to travel and explore. Featuring patented Multi-Accesstechnology, this personal aircraft can take off and land as easily on water or snow as on the ground. In addition, folding wings enable it to be stored or transported with ease. Besides its ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 11th and 12th, 2014

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The State of Nevada was recently selected by the FAA as an official UAS Test Site! This designation will lead to the creation of thousands of jobs in the coming years as Nevada leads the nation in development and testing of UAS! Make plans now to attend the Nevada Unmanned Systems Business Expo, to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, on September ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: E-flite Clipped Wing J-3 Cub 250 ARF

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No General Aviation airplane is as popular as J-3 Cub! And the new E-flite Clipped Wing J-3 Cub 250 ARF brings all of the the nostalgia of the full scale airplane airplane with the added benefit of a few more horses inside the cowling; a pilot can have all of the freedom that the J-3 promises and the added thrill ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Hitec RCD USA Reduces the Prices on Many Popular Hitec Servos

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The good news on the streets is that Hitec has recently reduced the prices of some their most popular, celebrated servos! Pilots can get the same exceptional quality, performance and customer service they expect and save some dough at the same time! Servo models include the HS-7955TG, HS-5645MG, HS-5625MG, HS-645MG, HS-625MG, HS-5665MH, and HS-5685MH.   Read More »

NEW RELEASE: SKS Video Productions – Joe Nall 2014 and 2014 Extreme Flight Championships

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SKS Video Productions has been hitting many major events during the first half of 2014 and has released several new videos that provide professional video coverage of some of these exciting events: Joe Nall 2014 Joe Nall 2014 is without a doubt the largest Fun-Fly in the world. This week long event, held at the Triple Tree Aerodrome in Woodruff, ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: Team Futaba WOW’S at Nats!

Team FUT Dominates NATS

To say that Team Futaba did well at the 88th annual Scale National Aeromodeling Championships may be the understatement of the year! No fewer than three team members left the Nats as the National Champion in their classes. Mike Barbee repeated in Expert class with his incredible T-34B, Will Berninger won Open with his T-34C and the duo of George ... Read More »

NEW RELEASE: Esprit Model Jeti Duplex DS-14 Basic 2.4GHz w/Telemetry Transmitter

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This revolutionary, digital,  frequency hopping radio system is fully designed and manufactured by Jeti Model in the Czech republic. It is one of the most advanced radio systems on today’s market. With a solid CNC aluminum case,fully integrated antennas, a mini USB port, built-in speaker, headset jack, plastic transmitter gimbals with Hall sensors (4096 step resolution) and  four ball bearings ... Read More »

INDUSTRY NEWS: HobbyTown National Convention Held July 9th,10th, 2014 in Lincoln, Nebraska

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This years HobbyTown National Convention was held in Lincoln, Nebraska on July 9,10, 2014.  HobbyTown is a nationally registered franchise, and the company is widely regarded as a leader in the retail hobby industry; this event is thus one of the most exciting times of the year in the hobby industry. HobbyTown franchisees travel from over 150 nationwide store locations to ... Read More »