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  • Cartoon Scale Meets World War I Aviation May 17, 2022
    Review Buzzard Models Fokkerish DR1 By Stan Alexander | onawing4602@att.net Photos by the author   Painting the model was not difficult and it turned out well. Building and flying it was a blast.AT TIMES, YOU MIGHT WANT something different than what you are used to flying. A local group of modelers flies indoors at the […]
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  • A tribute to Donald Grundstrom May 17, 2022
    Red Baron Stearman By John Biondo jpbiondo.flystearman@gmail.com Photos by the author except as noted   01. The model is shown with the fullscale Stearman that inspired it. Photo by Paul Brooks.How often in life do we meet someone of profound influence and connection? This article is about such an influence and is a tribute to […]
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  • Southeastern Model Show / Perry Swap Meet May 17, 2022
    Friends, fun, and deals! By Lee Ray, Fitz Walker, and Tony Stillman leeray@modelaircraft.org; flying_fitz@yahoo.com; tonys@modelaircraft.org Photos by Lee Ray       01. Let the bargains begin! This was the view on Friday in one of the three buildings.02. A shoutout to the AMA support team (L-R): Tony and Terri Stillman, Joyce Hager, Johnny Hunt, […]
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  • RC Combat With Your Local AMA Club May 11, 2022
    RC Combat With Your Local AMA Club By Heath Bartel | heath.bartel@gmail.com Originally seen in the May 2022 Model Aviation E1000 Combat pilots at a Valley Aero Modelers Combat event in Appleton WI. (L-R) Jim Redlin, Mickey Prock, Heath Bartel, Bob Fels, Josh Huelsbeck, Tim Stadler, Andy Gallman, Jeff Hallett, Peyton Verhagen, Todd Fisher, Kyle […]
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  • Introduction to 3D Printing May 11, 2022
    Learn the basics of making your own items By Eric Haddad   Photos by the author eric@3daeroventures.com   Originally seen in the August 2020 Model Aviation   "The coolest toys don’t have to be bought; they can be built. In fact, sometimes the only way they’ll ever exist is if you make them yourself." This […]
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  • AMA JR. Camp 2022 On Demand May 11, 2022
    By Kyle Jaracz, Education Director | kylej@modelaircraft.org Originally seen in the May 2022 Model Aviation Education Through Aviation We’ve just completed the third installment of AMA Jr. Camp, and I couldn’t be prouder of the team that came together to accomplish this task. The AMA staff partnered with Pitsco Education this year to package and […]
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  • Worth a Closer Look: Balsa USA Large Build Caddy April 27, 2022
    Worth a Closer Look: Balsa USA Large Build Caddy By STAN ALEXANDER Originally seen in the April 2022 Model Aviation When we build a model, keeping frequently used items in the same place saves time and the frustration of looking for tools and CA glue. This tool caddy will help you keep those tools that […]
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  • Viewfinder: Red Tails Flying Club April 27, 2022
    Viewfinder: Red Tails Flying Club Photos by Lowell Carrington, president rcman4u2@yahoo.com Originally seen in the April 2022 Model Aviation THE RED TAILS FLYING CLUB reflects the heart and spirit of our great hobby. The club was founded in 1972 by three brothers, Russell, Lowell, and Keith Carrington. They started with plastic Cox Control Line (CL) […]
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  • Vintage Viewpoint: RC In February 1972 April 14, 2022
    Vintage Viewpoint By Bob Noll | bobrc@aol.com As seen in the May 2022 issue of Model Aviation. Watch video footage of the 1972 Glenview RC Pattern Nationals AS I COMPOSE THIS, we are again in the middle of winter, and I am writing about RC in February 1972. Some of you are building a new model […]
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  • Dick Russ Models 1/2A Streaker April 14, 2022
    Review Transform a box of balsa into a spiffy little sport flyer By Jon Barnes | barnesjonr@yahoo.com Photos by the author As seen in the May 2022 issue of Model Aviation.   At a Glance Specifications Model type: 1/2A racer/sport flyer Skill level: Intermediate Wingspan: 35 inches (889mm) Wing area: 205 sq. in. Length: 29.3 inches […]
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