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  • Sky Bunny Postal Contest July 1, 2020
    */ Written by Dave Gee Remembering Bill Warner As seen in the June 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ BILL WARNER MEMORIAL SKY BUNNY POSTAL CONTEST RULES This contest is for rubber-powered FF Sky Bunny models. The model must be "built to the plans" with no major modifications. Official flights must be made between Saturday, […]
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  • Making A Thermal Plan June 25, 2020
    */ Written by Gordon Buckland RC Soaring As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Joe Wurts created this third-vector diagram to help pilots understand the concept of pinpointing the direction of a nearby thermal. WHY DO SO MANY PILOTS fail to max in Thermal Duration (TD) events when others find a […]
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  • Digital FPV is here: Should you switch? June 17, 2020
    */ Written by Joshua Bardwell THE DEAL WITH DRONES As seen in the June 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ I’M NOT HERE TO TELL YOU whether or not line of sight (LOS) or FPV is the better way to enjoy RC flight. I started out flying LOS as did most people. I enjoyed it, […]
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  • Power Recommendations June 15, 2020
    */ Written by Greg Gimlick Guidance on selecting your aircraft’s propulsion As seen in the July 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ 01. The author’s Seagull Models Bristol M1C from VQ Warbirds had many power options. 02. He chose a Cobra 5330/22 205 Kv motor and Castle Creations Edge HV-120 ESC for power. Whether you […]
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  • Third time is A charm for this upgraded jet June 15, 2020
    */ Written by Jon Barnes FMS Avanti V3 70mm EDF As seen in the July 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review */ Bonus Video
    At a Glance Specifications Model type: EDF jet Skill level: Intermediate Wingspan: 35.4 inches Wing area: 266.6 square inches Length: 41.3 inches Weight: 65 ounces Power system: 70 mm […]
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  • DO-IT-YOURSELF LASER CUTTING June 15, 2020
    */ Written by Fitz Walker Use technology to your advantage As seen in the July 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Feature */ This is the 21st century, and we live in an era of highly refined, mostly prebuilt, ready-to-fly models. There is a seemingly endless variety of prefabricated foam, composite, and wood aircraft from which […]
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  • Wind-correction techniques by John Glezellis jglezellis@gmail.com May 27, 2020
    */ Written by John Glezellis RC Scale Aerobatics As seen in the June 2018 issue of Model Aviation. */ As an International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) competition pilot, you must overcome various challenges. Some examples include learning new sequences and how to perform each maneuver. Modelers must also become familiar with the aerobatics figures and […]
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  • Utilize the gear you might already have May 14, 2020
    */ Written by Terry Dunn Old School Model Works Mambo As seen in the June 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At a Glance Specifications Model type: Glow- or electricpowered laser-cut kit Skill level: Beginner to intermediate Minimal flying area: Club field Wingspan: 44 inches Wing area: 365 square inches (2.5 […]
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  • Fly an eye-catching Marine jet May 14, 2020
    */ Written by Fitz Walker Horizon Hobby E-flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select As seen in the June 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review */ Bonus Video
    At a Glance Specifications Model type: EDF jet Skill level: Intermediate/advanced Wingspan: 38.6 inches Length: 53.1 inches Flying weight: 7 […]
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  • Horizon Hobby’s Mightiest Foam Mustang Yet May 14, 2020
    */ Written by By Jay Smith and Ryan Ramsey E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.5m BNF Basic With Smart Technology As seen in the June 2020 issue of Model Aviation. Review */ Bonus Video
    E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.5m with Smart Technology Shakedown Flights
    E-flite P-51D Mustang 1.5m with Smart Assembly, Radio Setup, and […]
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