Features

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

Aerial Photography


Take great photos and videos with your park-size quadcopter Written by Terry Dunn. See footage from a DJI Phantom and Heli-Max 1SQ V-Cam. Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

FAA Agreement


Video of FAA and AMA sign working agreement. Written by Bob Brown . Featured in the Spring 2014 issue of Park Pilot.
The AMA is working closely with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to harmonize model aviation within the national airspace. Several years of effort are finally beginning to pay off.

Toledo 2014


Digital event coverage of the 60th anniversary of the Weak Signals Toledo R/C Show. Article by Rachelle Haughn. Jay Smith showcases new products and vendor offerings.
   
The Weak Signals Toledo R/C Show is the one place where park pilots can see the newest, shiniest, and coolest aircraft and gadgets—all in one building.

Register for Camp AMA 2014!


Online exclusive event coverage, photos, and video. Written by Rachelle Haughn. Photos by AMA Eduction Staff. Video by AMAture RCSpinsider.

E-Fest 2014


Online exclusive event coverage, photos, and video. Written by Rachelle Haughn. Photos by Jennifer Orebaugh. Video by Mark Lanterman. As featured in the May 2014 issue of Model Aviation Digital.

Building A Piece of History


Park Pilot inspires two pilots to build and fly a piece of history. Article and photos Ray Landon and Park Pilot Staff. Digital supplement to the Winter 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

It doesn’t come with bacon and eggs, but the Vought XF5U Flying Flapjack looks great in the air!

E-flite Apprentice S 15e RTF


Stunningly attractive, this sporty trainer is as close as you’ll get to foolproof. Article and photos Devin Troy. Featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Andy Reynolds' Taube (Dove)


Designed by Andy Reynolds. Free plans from Winter 2014 Park Pilot.

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