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
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
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
The aim of these articles is to help those of you who don’t have access to a handy R/C pilot. Having someone who’s ‘been there, done that’ can be very helpful and a great support when starting out. Continue reading Learning To Fly: Part Three
Every now and again we see something truly amazing from the RC community. Something that truly excites us and we genuinely envy his or her creation. Hans Bühr built an amazing Antonov AN-255 with a shuttle that detaches in flight. Continue reading Amazing RC ANTONOV AN-225 and Buran Spaceplane
Before I start any scratch build model, I usually draw up a rough plan in CAD or computer-aided design as it helps with making the build a little bit easier. Although, at times I do love just winging it with some builds and just making things up as I go along. However, if I am going to be building scale ( stand-off scale anyway) models, they need to be reasonably accurate and well designed. Continue reading How To: Build Scale Models Using Foam