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  • SANCTIONED EVENT CHANGES MADE March 25, 2020
    */ In The Air Membership News & Updates from AMA As seen in the FEBRUARY 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ In The Air Membership News & Updates from AMA IF YOU regularly check the "Sanctioned Event Calendar" in the back of this magazine each month, you might notice that the event listings are now […]
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  • District VI April 2020 March 18, 2020
    */ Written by Gary Himes District News: Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri As seen in the April 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ This month’s first submission is from Rafeek Besheer of the Midwest Sundowners in Crown Point, Indiana. This year’s Chilly Fly and Swap event is the fourth one organized at the Sparta Dome by […]
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  • RC Podcasting March 18, 2020
    */ Written by Matt Ruddick Aviation for your ears As seen in the April 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ What’s a podcast? Sixteen years after podcasting went mainstream, I still hear that question asked from time to time. I usually answer by describing it as a radio talk show that you can listen to […]
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  • A sport jet designed for durability and performance March 17, 2020
    */ Written by Andrew Griffith Elite Aerosports Havoc GTS Review As seen in the April 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ At A Glance Specifications Model type: Sport turbine jet Skill level: Advanced Wingspan: 67 inches Wing area: 953 square inches Wing loading: 60 ounces Airfoil: Symmetrical Length: 79 inches Weight: 24 to 27 pounds […]
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  • A quality radio at a reasonable price March 17, 2020
    */ Written by Greg Gimlick Graupner mz-16 2.4 GHz HoTT Transmitter As seen in the April 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    01. The top left of the transmitter has two digital trim buttons, a dial, two 3-position switches, and two 2-position switches with a momentary third position setting. 02. The […]
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  • Know more about your batteries Spektrum Smart Technology March 13, 2020
    */ Written by Jay Smith Spektrum Smart Technology As seen in the April 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance S1500 DC Smart Charger Specifications Battery balance connector: JST-XH Battery temperature monitoring: Yes (temperature sensor included) Battery type: 1S to 6S LiPo, LiFe, LiHv; 1C to 16C NiMH, NiCd, […]
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  • Scale documentation February 26, 2020
    */ Written by Fred Cronenwett Control Line Scale As seen in the August 2017 issue of Model Aviation. */ The original three-view for the author’s P-51D was scanned and repackaged into a three-view that was easier for static judges to work with. The original had views that conflicted with the documentation.One aspect of Control Line […]
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  • Fitz Walker: Model Aviation contributor February 14, 2020
    */ Written by Jay Smith I AM the AMA As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    Jay Smith: How did you get involved with model aviation? Fitz Walker: I started when I was approximately age 9 or 10 years old, first with Control Line models through the […]
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  • Do You Turn with Proficiency or Constantly Fiddle? February 14, 2020
    */ Written by Dave Scott Correcting the number-one bad habit in the sport As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Dave Scott is a champion full-scale aerobatics competitor, air show pilot, aviation author, and operates the 1st U.S. R/C Flight School. His manuals and articles feature the specialized training techniques that […]
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  • Fun And Durable Profile Bipe February 14, 2020
    */ Written by Fitz Walker Multiplex Challenger Bi-Plane Indoor Edition As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Model type: Indoor 3D Skill level: Intermediate/advanced Wingspan: 33.46 inches Length: 35 inches Flying weight (listed): 7.93 ounces Flying weight (as flown): 8.5 ounces Motor: […]
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