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Pitch Roll and Yaw - August 2002 Pitch Roll and Yaw - August 2002
By Steven Horney
This month, Steve continues with a few more tips and guidelines that should prove helpful to many newer flyers. Additionally, among other topics, Steve discusses a very nice motor, the AstroFlight 035, and some new products.

(Added: Aug 31, 2002, Hits: 9553, Comments: 0, Rating: 5.0)
WattAge Sukhoi WattAge Sukhoi
By Floyd Getz
If you're looking for a well-flying, aerobatic parkflyer foamy that won't cause your wife to hunt you down when she gets the credit card statement, the Sukhoi should be tops on your list. WattAge has put together a kit that builds well, is attractive when finished, and flies very nicely stock, straight out of the box.

(Added: Aug 28, 2002, Hits: 10734, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Wedgie Wedgie
By George Voss
I became interested in the Wedgie after seeing its designer, Dave Wenzlick literally tear up the sky with this diminutive flying wing. I was so impressed with the flying characteristics that I simply had to have one. For pilots that want fast, aerobatic, and neutral planes on the cheap, this is the one!

(Added: Aug 25, 2002, Hits: 9724, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
PVC Pedal Launcher PVC Pedal Launcher
By Schluter60
A pedal launcher removes the "knee knocking" associated with hand launching planes, since it provides enough launch power to complete a small circuit and return to the field if a motor fails during launch. This article should provide the basic details and perhaps the inspiration for you to build your own pedal launcher.

(Added: Aug 23, 2002, Hits: 82842, Comments: 74, Rating: 5.0)
GWS Beaver GWS Beaver
By Michael Heer
As with its very popular sibling, the GWS Tiger Moth, the GWS Beaver brings another aviation classic to a small park or field near you. As with the Tiger Moth, the Beaver can take off and fly in a relatively small area, and reward a modeler with a nice long relaxing flight.

(Added: Aug 22, 2002, Hits: 24193, Comments: 9, Rating: 5.0)
Hobbico Sky Zap Hobbico Sky Zap
By Mitchell Gerdisch
The Sky Zap is a 27MHz R/C ready-to-fly (RTF) airplane kit from Hobbico, and since it includes essentially everything needed to put the plane in the air including an instructional video, it is perfect for that first time flyer.

(Added: Aug 19, 2002, Hits: 20000, Comments: 1, Rating: n/a)
Alpha Jet Alpha Jet
By David Hogue
This is a quick building airplane and a nice introduction to EDF style model airplanes. Since it is relatively light, it hand launches easily and flies very well on a WeMoTec Minifan 480 and an inexpensive brushed Speed 480 motor.

(Added: Aug 18, 2002, Hits: 13979, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
NEAT Fair 2001 NEAT Fair 2001
By JTinCT
NEAT 2002 is coming up very soon, but first, check out all the great action from NEAT 2001 while you wait.

(Added: Aug 18, 2002, Hits: 15896, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
The Scale Guild - Helicopter Scale - August 2002 The Scale Guild - Helicopter Scale - August 2002
By Eddie P
The Scale Guild - Helicopter Scale - August 2002

(Added: Aug 15, 2002, Hits: 4288, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
The Scale Guild - Micro and Park Flyer Scale - August 2002 The Scale Guild - Micro and Park Flyer Scale - August 2002
By Eddie P
The Scale Guild - Micro and Park Flyer Scale - August 2002

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The Scale Guild - Everyday Scale - August 2002 The Scale Guild - Everyday Scale - August 2002
By Eddie P
The Scale Guild - Everyday Scale - August 2002

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The Scale Guild - Classic Scale - August 2002 The Scale Guild - Classic Scale - August 2002
By Eddie P
The Scale Guild - Classic Scale - Aug 2002

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The Scale Flying Guild - August 2002 The Scale Flying Guild - August 2002
By Eddie P
In this new column, Ed provides a common ground for scale enthusiasts that goes beyond any particular discussion group, since scale modeling can be found in many of the different categories of electric flight modeling, including indoor, helicopters, jets, park flyers, etc.

(Added: Aug 15, 2002, Hits: 7484, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
The Scale Guild - Jet Scale - August 2002 The Scale Guild - Jet Scale - August 2002
By Eddie P
The Scale Guild - Jet Scale - August 2002

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Graupner Mini Piper Graupner Mini Piper
By Greg Covey
With its solid flat bottom wing and large stabilizers, the model a very stabile flyer in mild wind conditions, and is a good model for beginners and experienced flyers alike, since it is easy and quick to build, easy to fly, and durable.

(Added: Aug 13, 2002, Hits: 47819, Comments: 1, Rating: n/a)
Graupner Monsun Graupner Monsun
By dave_lilley
With its very complete kit and ample interior room for gear, the Monsun makes for a very easy conversion to electric power. While this plane is no longer produced, this article highlights how easy it can be to convert a .25 glow planes to a 10-cell sport flyer using an inexpensive brushless or geared, brush motor.

(Added: Aug 11, 2002, Hits: 11981, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
MS Composit Schweizer (Hornet) MS Composit Schweizer (Hornet)
By Tim Groth
Many seasoned rotor jockeys should enjoy a Hornet, as it is very zippy. It could also be a valuable addition to a beginner's collection, as it is solid and can be flown just about anywhere.

(Added: Aug 04, 2002, Hits: 18908, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)