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  • District II: Health and Safety at Clubs November 24, 2020
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Eric Williams District II District News As seen in the November 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ District News New Jersey, New York, Europe This month’s column is focused on health and safety and comes from District II Health and Safety Officer Leonard "Max" Smart, from Morrisonville, New York. Hello, […]
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  • Good enough to purchase three! November 24, 2020
    */ /*-->*/ Written by James Wang Align T-Rex 470L Dominator Helicopter As seen in the November 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review */ /*-->*/ At a Glance Specifications Model type: Helicopter kit Skill level: Beginner to advanced pilots Minimum flying area: Small field Main rotor diameter: 33.5 inches Length: 29.7 inches Flying weight: 38 ounces […]
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  • A lot of soaring excitement in a small model November 12, 2020
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Jon Barnes Alien Technologies Micro Aquila As seen in the December 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review Bonus Video
      At a Glance Specifications Model type: Micro-size sailplane kit Skill level: Beginner Wingspan: 31.5 inches Wing area: 88 square inches Length: 15.1 inches Weight: 1.95 ounces Power system: None […]
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  • Making Your Model Your Own November 12, 2020
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Stan Alexande Creating your own graphics and markings As seen in the December 2020 issue of Model Aviation.   01. The author’s Old School Model Works Sky Ranger was finished using the same techniques as on the pirate-themed airplane. 02. The author added stripes and used a pattern to make the […]
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  • Fly it on your schedule November 12, 2020
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Jay Smith Horizon Hobby E-flite Night Timber X 1.2M BNF Basic With AS3X and SAFE Select As seen in the December 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ At a Glance Specifications Type: Electric-powered foam aerobat Wingspan: 47.5 inches Wing area: 527.3 square inches Length: 41.5 inches Components needed to complete: […]
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  • The Legacy Of Mike Nassise October 23, 2020
    Written by Dennis Norman Free Flight Scale As seen in the November 2020 issue of Model AviationDownload FAC Simple Scale Airplane Plans Listing Access a partial listing of FAC Simple Scale Airplane Plans drawn by Mike Nassise!  THE AEROMODELING COMMUNITY lost a great talent when Michael A. Nassise died on November 23, 2019, at the age of 78. […]
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  • A Building Primer October 22, 2020
    Written by Greg Gimlick Get started with the basics Feature As seen in the October 2020 issue of Model Aviation 01. The is the author and his Old School Model Works Comet. 02. The Comet looks great in the air. I’ve received many questions lately about building kits and scratch-building. One of the clubs that I belong to […]
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  • Group building projects October 22, 2020
    Written by Dave Garwood RC Slope Soaring As seen in the December 2018 issue of Model Aviation   Composite fuselages for production start with a plug from which the molds for the left and right fuselage halves are produced. This P-47 has a belly pan.The joy and challenge of participating in a group build is […]
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  • The Stratolaunch Takes Flight October 20, 2020
    Written by Rachelle Haughn Feature As seen in the November 2020 issue of Model Aviation   Bonus Video
    01. Mason Hutchison (L) and Dan Kreigh pose for a selfie while working for Stratolaunch. The AMA members met while working at Scaled Composites. 02. The Stratolaunch left its massive hangar for the first time […]
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  • Infield Engineering 50-inch Volmer VJ-22 Sportsman October 13, 2020
    Written by Paul Kohlmann Part 2: Wing, motor pod, and maiden flight As seen in the November 2020 issue of Model Aviation.   Download free plans!   Full-size plansClick here for full plans - Sheet 1 Click here for full plans - Sheet 2 Tiled plansClick here for tiled plans - Sheet 1Click here for tiled […]
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