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  • Aircraft Repair November 13, 2019
    */ Written by Mark Wilkins Giving a Pup a second chance Feature As seen in the March 2017 issue of Model Aviation. */ Using a sharp paring chisel, carefully carve away the old balsa longerons. Take care to scrape away old glue because it will compromise the new joint. All that was salvageable from the […]
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  • Build Your Own Workspace November 13, 2019
    */ Written by Joe Vermillion Start your next construction project on a level surface Feature As seen in the October 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ At A Glance Supplies (1) Hollow-core door (1) Sheet of drywall (2) 1 × 6-foot boards Wood glue Metal straightedge Clamps Weight of some kind Duct tape (optional) Contact […]
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  • Fly It Your Way October 24, 2019
    */ Written by Jay Smith Horizon Hobby E-flite Timber X 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select Review As seen in the December 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ At A Glance Specifications Type: Foam electric aerobat Wingspan: 47.5 inches Wing area: 527.3 square inches Length: 41.5 inches Components needed to complete: Spektrum DSMX/DSM2 […]
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  • Infield Engineering TBD-1 Devastator October 21, 2019
    */ Infield Engineering 60-inch TBD-1 Devastator Build and fly the Navy's torpedo bomber by Paul Kohlmann (ptkohlmann@aol.com) | Photos by the author As seen in the November 2019 issue of Model Aviation Download free plans! Full-size plansClick here for full plans - Sheet 1 Click here for full plans - Sheet 2 Click here for […]
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  • Horizon Hobby Blade Fusion 360 BNF Basic October 16, 2019
    */ Written by Andrew Griffith A worthy upgrade to the Fusion line Review As seen in the November 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */
    At A Glance Specifications Type: Electric 3D helicopter Skill level: Intermediate Main rotor diameter: 31.3 inches Length: 27 inches Height: 7.5 inches Main rotor blades: 350 mm Tail rotor […]
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  • AMA Nats 2019 October 16, 2019
    */ Written by various authors as noted NatsNews extended As seen in the November 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ Nats Demystified Playlist
    Peter Schlitzkus carries his sailplane. The 2019 AMA Nats was one of firsts. For the first time in many years, some events saw increased participation. For some pilots, it was […]
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  • Why FPV? October 15, 2019
    */ Written by Dillon Carpenter Ready Made RC’s FPV Fest moves to a new venue for 2019 As seen in the November 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ First-Person View (FPV) flying is a relatively new development in model aviation that has been gaining popularity during the last few years. With the advent of smaller […]
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  • Scale Wheels for Large Aircraft September 26, 2019
    Written by Lawrence Klingberg A simple solution for Giant Scale models As seen in the October 2011 issue of Model Aviation */ MANY YEARS AGO, as a scratch builder of large airplanes, I was limited by the size of model I could build by wheel sizes available from the hobby store. Unhappy with that limitation, […]
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  • Expo West 2018 September 25, 2019
    */ Written by Matt Ruddick Taking flight at Fairplex As seen in the March 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    Pictured here are the competitors and spotters for the NASA versus Scaled Composites combat and air race. Nearly 20 years ago, when the AMA took over what was then known as […]
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  • NOAH MYERS: AMA Youth member, Soaring competitor September 18, 2019
    */ Written by Ashley Rauen I AM the AMA As seen in the October 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */
    Ashley Rauen: How did you get involved in model aviation? Noah Myers: My dad did it before I was born and when I was old enough, he bought me a ParkZone Champ and […]
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