Living history has a shelf life, and the expiration date cannot be extended. I’ve been interviewing WW II veterans since the early 1970s when I got serious about writing history, and it’s been a bittersweet experience. Anyone who’s made a career documenting aviation (or anything else) will tell you the same thing: you make older […]
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 […]
Model Airplane News editor Gerry Yarrish has had a very active flying season this year and he has put a lot of flights on his 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane. On top of regular flights at his club’s flying field in Farmington, CT., Gerry has traveled to the Warbirds over Delaware giant scale fly in at Lums […]
We’re at the Rio Hotel in Las Vegas this week for the drone event we’ve waited all year for: InterDrone! Shown here is our publisher Yvonne DeFrancesco. If you’re at the show, please stop by our booth (827) and pick up the latest issue!
Even while he’s on vacation, editor Gerry Yarrish wouldn’t miss his favorite event. Recently he stopped by the 27th annual Warbirds over Delaware (WOD) giant scale event in Newark, DE. Talking with the pilots and taking photos of all the action, Gerry was taking notes for our upcoming event coverage that will be published in the December […]
If you think that giant scale turbine jets are exciting, how about a flight demo with three giant F-86 Sabre Jets eating up the skies? That’s right! Three beautiful scale turbine powered F-86 Super Sabre, built from Airclassics kits and flown as part of theTeam Horizon Formation flight all set to music. Pilot: Matthias Hocke, […]
A time-lapse movie or video is one that speeds up real-time footage so that the viewer can quickly see what has happened. This can be accomplished in two ways. The first is to take a long video and compress it in postproduction so that you show what happened over an hour in a just a […]
It is hard to believe, but it is again that time of year where we put together the highlighted pilots and aircraft for our annual Road to Top Gun presentation. This year is the 30th annual Scale Invitational hosted by Frank Tiano at the Paradise Field in Lakeland FL.
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