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  • Clubs April 22, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Ilona Maine AMA News As seen in the March 2021 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ It doesn’t seem as though it has been three months since I wrote for the December issue of Model Aviation. But the stern looks and reminder emails that my column was due, told me otherwise. […]
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  • ISDT FD-200 Smart Discharger April 22, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Terry Dunn Product Spotlight New Products that are Worth a Closer Look As seen in the April 2021 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ The FD-200 is a stand-alone discharger than can accommodate a wide range of LiPo batteries. The optional phone app provides real-time data during the discharging process.  TERRY […]
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  • The AMA BETA April 15, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Terry Dunn Rubber-Powered FF Model For Hands-On Learning As seen in the May 2021 issue of Model Aviation. Review Bonus Video
    At a Glance Specifications Model type: Rubber-powered FF Skill level: Beginner Minimum flying area: Indoors, gymnasium, schoolyard, or backyard Wingspan: 20 inches Length: 22-3/4 inches Weight: 26.5 grams […]
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  • Flex Innovations Piraña April 15, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Terry Dunn Tremendous Power That Sacrifices Nothing In Flight Time As seen in the May 2021 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/   Bonus Video
    At a Glance Specifications Model type: Electric flying wing Skill level: Intermediate to advanced Minimal flying area: Club field Wingspan: 35.7 inches (910mm) Length: […]
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  • What Is A Cinewhoop? April 15, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Ryan Hart Learn more about these small multirotors As seen in the May 2021 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ 01. Great options for FPV goggles are the FatShark HDO or HDO 2 goggles and a standard radio transmitter, such as the classic FrSky Taranis X9D.02. Andy Shen, from ShenDrones, sought […]
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  • Glow Engine Break-In and Tuning April 15, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Andrew Coholic Tips for breaking in your engine As seen in the May 2021 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/   Bonus Video
        01. An O.S. LA .15 engine with an airbleed carburetor and rear-mounted, high-speed needle. Notice the air-bleed hole and adjustment screw on the carburetor’s […]
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  • At-10 Wichita April 14, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Pat Tritle This balsa and plywood model is available in a laser-cut version As seen in the May 2021 issue of Model Aviation */ /*-->*/ At a Glance Specifications Wingspan: 50 inches Length: 36.5 inches Wing area: 377 square inches Flying weight: 33 ounces Wing loading: 13.3 ounces per square foot […]
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  • Center of Gravity April 7, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Stan Burak How to determine your CG As seen in the February 2014 issue of Model Aviation. */ /*-->*/ Dealing with our aircraft’s center of gravity on our RC models is taken for granted. I want to make it simple and useable to get the flying qualities we want. I have […]
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  • Knowledge Is Power: Why You Need A Wattmeter March 25, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by Terry Dunn Electrics As seen in the February 2021 issue of Model Aviation. Electrics A wattmeter is an invaluable tool for all electric fliers. It provides the data you need to tune and troubleshoot a model’s power system.  ALTHOUGH I’VE WRITTEN numerous articles and reviews for Model Aviation throughout the years, […]
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  • The Control Line of the Paved Racetrack March 24, 2021
    */ /*-->*/ Written by By Walt Wilson Bonus Feature As seen in the February 2015 issue of Model Aviation. SIXTY YEARS LATER The author’s car with a repaired and repainted body after the race on June 7. Tether cars were built almost as soon as model airplane engines were invented. They evolved from running with […]
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