AMA Model Aviation Magazine

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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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  • An innovative connection to our RC aircraft February 13, 2020
    */ Written by Jay Smith Spektrum iX20 20-channel DSMX transmitter Review As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Band: 2.4 GHz Channels: 20 Flight modes: Four Frame rate: 11 ms or 22 ms Model memory: 250 internal Modes: User-selectable modes 1 to 4 […]
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  • Lost And Found February 13, 2020
    */ Written by Jack Cutrone One drone locates two lost model aircraft As seen in the March 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    01. The DroneDeploy dashboard of the first mapping flight plan. Glen Learnahan’s heart stopped. He was flying the maiden flight on a 1/4-scale TR 260 that he had […]
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  • Experience Early Aviation With Fully Functioning Wing Warping January 23, 2020
    */ Written by Jon Barnes Maxford USA 1/9 Rumpler Taube EP 64-Inch ARF As seen in the JANUARY 2019 issue of Model Aviation. */ Review Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Model type: Semiscale balsa ARF Skill level: Intermediate to advanced Wingspan: 64 inches Wing area: 653 square inches Length: 47 inches Weight: 80 […]
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  • Servo Extensions, Wiring Harnesses, And Servo Connectors January 23, 2020
    */ Written by Jim Hiller RC Jets As seen in the RC Jets 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ The ElectroDynamics One-Clik Multi-Connex connector is shown installed between the front and rear half of the Mephisto’s fuselage at the break point. The fuselage easily breaks down into two halves for handling. Install four bolts, attach […]
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  • An Enjoyable Model To Build And Fly January 15, 2020
    */ Written by Fitz Walker Moustache Model Works 20cc DHC-2 Beaver As seen in the FEBRUARY 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Model type: Semiscale electric/gas Skill level: Intermediate Wingspan: 91.4 inches Wing area: 904 square inches Length: 57.6 inches Wing loading: 30 to 33 ounces per […]
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  • Fly From Floats Or Wheels Right Out Of The Box January 15, 2020
    */ Written by Greg Gimlick Horizon Hobby E-flite Turbo Timber 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select As seen in the February 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Model type: Foam electric aircraft Skill level: Beginner to expert Wingspan: 47.5 inches Wing area: 559.5 square inches […]
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  • Explore The Fringes Of RC Flight January 14, 2020
    */ Written by Terry Dunn Flex Innovations FV-31 Cypher VTOL EDF Super PNP As seen in the February 2020 issue of Model Aviation. */ Bonus Video
    At A Glance Specifications Type: Electric VTOL sport flyer Wingspan: 38.2 inches Length: 35 inches Radio: Spektrum iX12 transmitter; Spektrum SMP4649T receiver; three Potenza DS-15 digital servos […]
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