Model Aviation Online Features

Below are articles featured in both the print and online edition of Model Aviation. Select an article to read more.


Hangar 9 Valiant 30cc ARF



Written by Tom Sullivan
Abridged review and flight footage.
Featured in the April 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.



International Hand Launch Glider



Written by Dr. Gary Fogel
The Origins of Competitive Hand-Launch Soaring
Featured in the April 2015 issue of Model Aviation Digital.




March 2015 Wallpaper



Download a free desktop wallpaper for your Mac, PC, or other device.
This month's wallpaper showcases Twelve O'Clock High 2014
Featured on the March 2015 cover of
Model Aviation.



Curtiss CW-24B



Written and designed by Laddie Mikulasko
Build the U.S. Army’s full-scale flying test bed
Featured in the March 2015 issue of Model Aviation.




Remembering Dan Kane



Written by Dennis Norman.
Oh, Danny Boy, it was a great honor and pleasure to have known ye.
Featured in the Free Flight Scale column in the March 2015 issue of Model Aviation.




Warbirds and Classics over the Midwest 2014



Written by Noel Hunt.
Photos by Noel Hunt and Palmer Johnson.
Giant Scale warbirds and pre-1960, classic full-scale aircraft in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
Featured in the March 2015 issue of Model Aviation Digital.




Balsa Density, Grain, and Grade



Written by Al and Rod Clark
Learn about balsa, grades, densities, grains, and proper applications.
Information and tips for any balsa kit, plans, or scratch build project


2014 West Texas Warbirds



Event coverage by Terry Dunn.
Hosted by the Wings Miniature Aircraft Society (WingsMAS) in Lubbock, Texas.
Online bonus event coverage with photos and video.



Dawn Patrol Rendezvous 2014



Article by Lee McDuffee.
Expanded coverage interjected with a historical narrative.
Includes videos from the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Dawn Patrol Rendezvous was featured in the February 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.



February 2015 Wallpaper



Download a free desktop wallpaper for your Mac, PC, or other device.
This month's wallpaper showcases Paul Westrich's 1/2 scale Fokker D.VI
Featured on the Feburary 2015 cover of
Model Aviation.



Maxford USA Nieuport 17 ARF



Article by Mark Wilkins
A delightful 1/5-scale interpretation of the iconic fighter.
Digital exclusive.


Building Competition Using an Empty Potato Chip Can



Article by Joe Schodt
Raleigh AeroMasters RC Club finds a use for empty potato chip containers.


History and Hobby Unite at the Southern Heritage Airshow 2014



Article by Karl Womack
An Air Force veteran shares how history and the hobby unite.
Includes event coverage at the Southern Heritage Airshow in Mound LA


Maxford USA Bristol Fighter F2.B ARF



Article by Geoff Barber
Fly your own reconnaissance missions with the Brisfit
Watch flight footage of this fighter.
Full review in the February 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.


Sig Manufacturing Co. Somethin’ Xtra EG ARF



Article by Geoff Barber
A classic sport model revisited from Sig Manufacturing Co.
Watch flight footage of this classic sport ARF.
Full review in the February 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.



Dawn Patrol Rendezvous



Article by Dennis Norman.
Video by Michael Smith and Chad Budreau.
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Hosts WWI Centennial Event
Also featured in the February 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.


Creative Ad of the Year 2014




Model Aviation selected the 2014 Ads of the Year
The awards were announced and presented at the AMA Expo 2015

AMA Expo 2015



Online exclusive videos from AMA Expo 2015
Interviews highlighting new products and features.
Learn more about AMA Expo at www.amaexpo.com


Model Aviation Digital Webcast Q&A



Hosted by Chad Budreau and Jeff Swift.
January 8, 2015 live Q&A session about Model Aviation Digital.
Jeff and Chad will answer many of your technical questions live.





A Happy RC Christmas



Article by Aaron Baldwick.
Photos and captions by
Model Aviation staff and contributors.
Holidays tips for the first-time airplane lover.
Online exclusive feature.



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