Features

Adagio 280 BNF Basic


By Andy Griffith Go soaring with this park-size hybrid. Product review and flight video. Featured in the Winter 2015 Park Pilot.



Specifications

Type: BNF glider Skill level: Beginner

Dromida Ominus Quadcopter


By Chad Budreau This durable quadcopter is combat ready Flight video by Hobbico Full review in the Winter 2015 Park Pilot.


Specifications

Model type: RTF quadcopter Skill level: Intermediate

Stevens AeroModel Sweet Dreams


By Geoff Barber A fun-scale rendition of the Dream Classic Ultralight. Product review and flight video. Featured in the Winter 2015 Park Pilot.


Specifications

Type: Laser-cut kit

Dick Sarpolus' Grumman TBF Avenger


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Winter 2015 Park Pilot.

Read the entire build article and step-by-step instructions in the Winter 2015 issue of Park Pilot. Below is an article excerpt, build photos, and a free plans.

About the Grumman Avenger

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HobbyZone Super Cub S


By Nick Murhling The model that taught an AMA intern how to fly. Abridged review and flight video. Featured in the Fall 2014 Park Pilot.

Cox Extra 300 RTF


By Geoff Barber Micro-aerobat, enormous fun! Abridged review and flight video. Featured in the Fall 2014 Park Pilot.

Cox Sky Cruiser RTF


By Geoff Barber Get your glide on for less than $100 Abridged review and flight video. Featured in the Fall 2014 Park Pilot.

Heli-Max Axe 100 CX


By Chad Budreau An excellent low-cost, entry-level helicopter Abridged review and flight video. Featured in the Summer 2014 Park Pilot.

Specifications

Type: Electric coaxial helicopter Skill level: Beginner Rotor diameter: 7.5 inches Length: 9.1 inches Height: 4.96 inches Width: 1.8 inches Ready-to-fly weight: 1.25 ounces

Great Planes Factor 3D ARF


By Geoff Barber Simple design, spectacular performance. Abridged review and flight video. Featured in the Summer 2014 Park Pilot.

Specifications

Type: Sport/3-D ARF Skill level: Intermediate pilots Minimum flying area: Large park or club field Wingspan: 38 inches Weight: 28-32 ounces. Length: 41.5 inches Price: $119.99

Flyzone AirCore


By Jay Smith Featured in the Summer 2014 Park Pilot.

Specifications

Type: Transmitter-ready micro warbird Skill level: Intermediate Wingspan: 22 inches Length: 18.1 inches Weight: 4.1 ounces Price: Powercore $59.99; Airframe $44.99; LiPo $5.99 Info: www.rcaircore.com

Features

Dick Sarpolus' Lockheed T-33


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Summer 2014 Park Pilot.

NEFI 2014

nefi 2014
A weekend of electric fun-flying at one of the world's premier model flying sites! Photos by Jennifer Orebaugh. Video by Nick Murling. To be featured in an upcoming issue of Model Aviation.

From the flightline to the finish line


Park Pilot columnist Don Belfort competes in 2014 Boston Marathon. Article written by Rachelle Haughn. Photos provided by Don Belfort. Read Don Belfort's quarterly “Electrics and Electronics” column in Park Pilot.

Maiden Flight Checklist


Make sure your aircraft is air ready Written by Terry Dunn and Rachelle Haughn Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Hitec Weekender Zipper


Buy, build, and fly in the same weekend Written by Geoff Barber Watch this small-field sport aircraft in flight through a video. Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Specifications

Type: Sport ARF Skill level: Intermediate Wingspan: 23.6 inches Weight: 5.3 ounces Length: 21.3 inches Price: $109.99

Using Drones for Social Good


Your mission, should you choose to accept it...make a difference in your community! Submitted by Roswell Flight Test Crew and Patrick Sherman





Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam


Add pictures and video to your flying fun Written by Terry Dunn. See footage from the Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam. Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Specifications

Type: RTF multirotor Skill Level: Beginner to intermediate Frame Width: 4.6 inches Frame Diameter: 6.4 inches Weight: 1.4 ounces

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