At approximately 7:55 AM (local time), on December 7, 1941, the US Navy was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy, and the US forces were caught completely off guard. 96 ships were stationed at Pearl Harbor, but the Japanese aircraft’s primary targets were the big battleships moored on Battleship Row at Ford Island. The Japanese […]
Although Veterans Day has the stated purpose of remembering the vets and those in uniform, in reality it means different things to different people. For some it is the half-off sales that surround us. For me, it reminds me of one of those could-of-should-ofs that will always haunt me: I never served in the armed […]
The 2017 Radio Control Car Action Buyer’s Guide has been an annual favorite for more than 25 years, and every issue is packed with hot cars, trucks, parts, and accessories—with more than 300 listings there is plenty to see! ALSO IN THIS ISSUE… Of course, this issue is full of awesome RC products, but we also took the time to […]
IFMAR (International Federation of Model Auto Racing) is the international governing body for RC racing and holds a World Championship every two years for the most recognized RC racing classes. This last week and a half, the organization that was founded in 1979 held the 1/8-scale Nitro 4WD Championship in Las Vegas, Nevada to decide […]
Chief Executive Officer Yvonne DeFrancesco traveled to New York City yesterday for the exclusive DJI event for the release of the new Mavic Pro. The new Mavic Pro is a drone for wherever you go. The Mavic is the only drone of its size to carry an integrated high-precision three-axis mechanical camera-stabilization system, possibly the smallest […]
Publisher Yvonne DeFrancesco and Senior Editor John Reid of the RotorDrone team were on the scene at InterDrone 2016 this past week. The international drone conference and exposition is the largest dedicated commercial drone show in the world with 155 exhibitors and nearly 4,000 visitors! RotorDrone magazine was there exhibiting and passing out hundreds of magazines, lanyards, […]
For anyone involved in RC for any length of time, there are those events that instantly come to mind when you think about our hobby. Perhaps the most famous of them all is the annual WW1 RC Jamboree hosted by the Mid-Hudson R/C Society club. The venue is of course the world famous Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome […]
National Aviation Day is observed in the United States on August 19 each year to celebrate the history and development of the aviation. It coincides with the birthday of Orville Wright who, together with his brother Wilbur, made significant contributions to powered flight. What will you be doing to celebrate aviation today and this weekend?