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Urban Flyer Urban Flyer
By Chris Vanderbilt
With is well fitting laser cut parts, excellent building manual, and full sized plans, the Urban Flyer is quick and enjoyable building airplane. It can do more than fly in circles and shoot touch and goes. In the air, it is agile and allows a lot of fun in a relatively small airspace.

(Added: May 31, 2002, Hits: 8584, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Modeltech Slope P-51 Electric Conversion Modeltech Slope P-51 Electric Conversion
By Jim Babcock
Is it a P-51, or a big slow glider that looks like a P-51? It thermals, lands at a sedate pace, and it is easy to see and fun to watch. It also flies for nearly eight minutes on full power and it is fun, and that is all that matters.

(Added: May 30, 2002, Hits: 10223, Comments: 1, Rating: n/a)
Lunch with Keith - May 2002 Lunch with Keith - May 2002
By Keith Shaw
Today’s lunch includes a nice introduction appetizer, a serving of outside rotating motors with a side counter-rotating props, and finally topped off with a VTOL dessert. Enjoy.

(Added: May 29, 2002, Hits: 7894, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Mega Motor - ACn22/30/3 Mega Motor - ACn22/30/3
By Andrew Willetts
With similar performance to the Jeti 30/3 at typical sports power levels, but the ability to be pushed harder for more competitive applications, or EDF use, the Mega motor is certainly another welcome choice for the R/C E-flight modeler.

(Added: May 22, 2002, Hits: 10165, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Tornado Tornado
By David Hogue
This little wing is easy to assemble and does so quickly, flies great, and is very tough.

(Added: May 22, 2002, Hits: 7656, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Extra 300s Foamie Extra 300s Foamie
By tumad
Do you have a little spare time? Do you like aerobatic planes? Do you like to build with foam? Check out all the details inside. Michael has done a beautiful job with this plane and the accompanying article.

(Added: May 20, 2002, Hits: 27815, Comments: 5, Rating: n/a)
Filip 600 Filip 600
By Andrew Willetts
This sailplane lives up to the hype! It is a slow-flying floater that works well in poor lift, climbs 1100fpm on the suggested Speed 500 geared setup, and it performs extremely well for a 2M glider. Overall it is a great glider both beginners and advanced modelers alike.

(Added: May 17, 2002, Hits: 14501, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Pitch, Roll, and Yaw - May 2002 Pitch, Roll, and Yaw - May 2002
By Steven Horney
This time around, Steve gives us some Sport plane flying tips, a little more of his build-along with the Ron Daniel's Tempest, some new product information, a hotrodding Miss2, and more.

(Added: May 15, 2002, Hits: 9804, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Pro 150 - Electric Flyers’ Field Box Pro 150 - Electric Flyers’ Field Box
By dave_lilley
Have you ever envied the glow flyers for their specially designed flight boxes that are designed just to hold their glow gear? Well envy no more. This new flight box from Proakt Products is called the Pro 150, and it is specifically designed for the electric flyer.

(Added: May 09, 2002, Hits: 11484, Comments: 1, Rating: n/a)
Control Tower - May 2002 Control Tower - May 2002
By dave_lilley
In this edition of the Control Tower, I introduce the E-Zone’s new advertising representative, a discussion about E-Zone content, and a look ahead at the May articles.

(Added: May 06, 2002, Hits: 7613, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Logo 10 Logo 10
By gpeden
The latest Mikado offering, the LOGO 10 is an excellent follow on to their very popular Logo 16 and Logo 20 electric helicopters.

(Added: May 05, 2002, Hits: 40409, Comments: 2, Rating: n/a)
ThreeDee 400 ThreeDee 400
By Pat Mattes
Are you ready to yank and bank? Go ahead and bang the sticks to the corners of the transmitter; the ThreeDee 400 will take it in stride, and remain rock-steady and flyable through it all.

(Added: May 03, 2002, Hits: 26819, Comments: 46, Rating: 3.7)
Kavan Screwdriver Parkflyer Kavan Screwdriver Parkflyer
By Jeramiah Zimmermann
With its high wing, flat bottom airfoil, generous dihedral, and ailerons, the Screwdriver is a great flying and stable parker flyer.

(Added: May 01, 2002, Hits: 10259, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)