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Unusual Radials

The 5-cylinder Morton-Burgess M-5 pictured right, was massproduced from 1946 to 1948. It sold for about $75.00 and ran well but could not hold a candle to the more powerful 2-strokes of that era. In the August, 1955 …

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Power-Thrust-Speed

Last issue I described some of the tools required to be a successful electric aircraft modeler. This issue, I would like to discuss some physical properties of flying vehicles that many modelers often confuse. POWER An electric motor …

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Handy Woodworking Tools

Building model airplanes is accomplished with greater accuracy and reduced building time, and to a certain extent with less skill, when proper tools are used. Many such tools are low in cost and can last the lifetime of …

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Snapshot – December 2003

Jeffery Szueber Jr., 17 years old, has been flying RC for almost 10 years. His father, Jeffery Sr., president of the Riverside Radio Control Club in southern CA, suggested to Jeffery that he submit a photo to our …

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Electrics at the Extremes

A new era of electric flight has arrived. New brushless motors and batteries are coming out of the woodwork—and their promise is immense. Will these eventually replace glow or gas engines? Not a chance. Our love affair with …

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Snapshot – October 2003

Tony Yap of Danbury, CT rocks and rolls his gorgeous Excel Fury. His backwards 3D routine has to be seen to be believed! Photo by Walter Sidas Email your high-res SNAPSHOT to editors@flyrcmag.com, and send a note describing …

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Ascending Flat Spins?

IF YOU THINK ABOUT IT, a submarine is a true flying machine, not a boat. Like an airplane or blimp, a submarine can explore its environment in 3 dimensions, flying the same way “flightless” penguins soar through the …

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Must-have Hardware

Nothing has captivated my interest in model aeronautics the way electric powered modeling has. After flying glow models for nearly 20 years, and dabbling in electric flight for a small portion of that time, I sold off all …

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Welcome to Fly RC Magazine!

We at FLY RC Magazine welcome you to our debut issue! RC airplanes are improving in quality, technology and performance at spellbinding speed—it’s a new era and many more people are having fun in RC than ever before. …

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Thank you for your entry!

Thank you for participating in Fly RC’s giveaway of the Flyzone DHC-2 Beaver RTF. We will send you a confirmation of your entry shortly. Please click on the link contained in the email confirmation to join our email …

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