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Dick Sarpolus' Akro


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

AMA Expo 2014

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Online exclusive videos and photos. Interviews highlighting new products and features.

The Wings Maker Ultimate EP


Check out this all-foam, Pre-assembled Combo from AirBorne Models. Article and photos Andy Wargo. Featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

The World Models Zero Fighter 40 (EP)


This World War II aggressor features silkscreened detail and factory-installed retracts. Article and photos Jeff Troy. Featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Horizon Indoor 2013

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Clubs & Indies Park Pilot. Photos by Chad Budreau. Article by Jay Smith. As featured in the Winter 2014 issue of Park Pilot.

Helicopters Park Pilot: Chris Mulcahy


Here’s the Heli-Max Axe 100CP trimming the grass. Article and photos by the author. Featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

AirHogs Helix X4


Low cost, two flight modes, a three-maneuver stunt button, and big fun indoors or out. Article and photos by Tom Sullivan. Featured in the Fall 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

Bob Holman's Airborn 600


Construction article by Bill Porada. Flight photos by Ric Narvaez. Plans Construction Article from Fall 2013 Park Pilot.

Dick Sarpolus' Grumman F9F Panther


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Summer 2013 Park Pilot.

Heli-Max Axe 100 SSL Brushless Heli


Fly this heli day or night with built-in LED lights. Written by Chris Mulcahy. Digital exclusive review of this brushless helicopter.

Rachelle Haughn interviews Bill Pritchett


The Other Side of the Tree Line Article by Rachelle Haughn. Photos supplied by Bill Pritchett. Featured in the Summer 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

Flight Simulator Roundup


A Virtual Flight Experience With Three Top RC Simulators. Article, photos, and video by Jay Smith. Featured in the May 2013 issue of Model Aviation magazine.

Twisted Hobbys Crack Yak-55 “Lite”


High-level, unlimited indoor aerobatics are the specialty of the house. Article and photos by Dave Lockhart. Featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

Sport & Aerobatics Park Pilot: Dave Lockhart


Article and photos by the author. Featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Park Pilot.

Andy Reynolds' Vought XF5U


Designed by Andy Reynolds. Free plans from Winter 2013 Park Pilot.

The XF5U was an experimental design by Vought during World War II. The flat, round-shaped body led to the nickname “Flying Flapjack.” The entire body is the lifting surface, and its design resulted in low takeoff and landing speeds, but a high top speed.

Dick Sarpolus' F-86 Sabre Jet EDF


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Fall 2012 Park Pilot.

Andy Reynolds' EZ-Cruiser and Mini-Cruiser


Designed by Andy Reynolds. Free plans from Summer 2012 Park Pilot.

Dick Sarpolus' Consolidated PBY4-2 Privateer


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Spring 2012 Park Pilot.

If “No way!” was your immediate reaction to seeing this airplane, you might want to reconsider. A foamy-profile is easy to build and fly, the basic airframe is low cost, and a four-engine bomber is not much harder to build than a fighter.

Dick Sarpolus' British Supermarine Spitfire


Designed by Dick Sarpolus. Free plans from Winter 2012 Park Pilot.

Those of us who enjoy making model airplanes from plans know about the building and flying fun we get from sheet-foam, profile airframes — low cost, easy builds, good performance, and not just another airplane like everyone else’s.

A Simple Approach to an Iron-on Graphic


Park Solutions Article and photos by Tom Kozel. Featured in the Winter 2012 issue of Park Pilot.

When I built the 32-inch e´Moth from Retro RC, I wanted to add a marking that would give the airplane character and provide a visual cue for orientation.

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