The first flight of Boeing’s iconic 737 took place over 50 years ago and they are still being built, delivered and flown today. The Boeing 737 continues to make a massive contribution to today’s commercial aviation. The company had already successfully delivered two multi-engine jets in the 707 and 727, however, the latest plane looked like a miniature version of its 707 predecessors and was nicknamed “The Baby Boeing.” Continue reading The Baby Boeing: Boeing 737
So far in this series, we’ve looked at what’s involved in learning to fly and then we spent some time looking at the things you need and best ways to go about it. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Five
No matter how good the decals are they can lift from the model and take away from the scale look and feel. The good news is that it’s easy to fix and you might even have everything you need in the workshop.
There is no particular reason that decals come off. Continue reading Fixing Decals that Lift
In this article of our ‘Learning to Fly’ series, we will explore all things multirotors!
Multirotors are cool. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Four – Multirotors
I was pleasantly surprised when a huge box appeared on my doorstep containing my Durafly SlowPoke model. Continue reading Building the Durafly SlowPoke
There are many things I wish I had known earlier in the hobby. The things that the old hands know and if you’re lucky they share with you; workbench tips is one those things I wish I knew.
Continue reading Hobby101: Workbench Tips
The hobby industry is today mourning the loss of Joseph M. Ambrose. At age 61, Horizon Hobby CEO Ambrose passed away unexpectedly on Friday (January 4th, 2019)
A longtime hobbyist, Joe Ambrose joined Horizon in 2005 as the Vice President of Distribution before becoming President and CEO in 2008. Continue reading A Life Well Lived: Passing of Horizon Hobby CEO
Before we dive into my review of HobbyKing’s new Moonbeam McSwine – I thought I’d share a bit of the history behind the model and where it originated.
Moonbeam’s history dates back to October of 1944, when it was manufactured in Inglewood, CA. Continue reading Review: H-King P-51D Moonbeam McSwine
It’s been a mammoth year for the entire hobby industry including at HobbyKing. HobbyKing recently announced the appointment of their new CEO Toby Osmond. Osmond, who has been with the company for close to 8 years, is a lifelong hobbyist with an extensive background in the RC industry. In a recent facebook live event, he answered questions about what’s new at HobbyKing and what changes you can expect in the new year. Continue reading 2018: A Year In Review
If you’ve come into the radio controlled hobby in the last year you are in for a treat flying in winter. Continue reading Winter Flying Tips