ONLINE HOW;TO: GIANT BIG STIK MAKEOVER
Rick Michelena decided to turn his ordinary Great Planes Giant Big Stik
into something special. He writes, “I needed a good sport airplane, but I
still wanted the looks of something di;erent than the run of the mill ARF
o;erings. My ‘Mad Dog’ flyer looks cool and is absolutely di;erent from
anything else at our club field.” To see how Rick created his one-of-a-kind
plane, go to ModelAirplaneNews.com and type “Giant Big Stik Makeover” in
the search box at the upper right.
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: THE ROAD TO TOP GUN
If you enjoyed our “Road to Top Gun” sneak peek feature this month, you’ll love
our ongoing online exclusive. Go to ModelAirplaneNews.com and type “Road
to Top Gun” into the search box at the top right for updates and more in-depth
information on the planes and pilots who are preparing for the premier scale
invitational in the U.S. Check back often as we continue to add updates, and be
sure to check out our live online coverage from Top Gun May 3-6!
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VIDEOS: AEROBATICS MADE EASY
Let national aerobatic champion John Glezellis teach
you how to become a hotshot pilot! Divided into
20 video clips, this entire DVD is now available for
members, Maneuvers range from basic loops and rolls
to knife-edge flat spins, snap rolls and avalanches!
Take advantage of John’s step-by-step instructions,
pro setup tips and piloting secrets and you’ll be the
pilot to watch!
ULTIMATE ELECTRICS 2012
;e digital version of this Model Airplane News
special issue is now available on the membership site!
Whether you’re an electrics expert or are just getting
started, you’ll find setup tips and tricks, galleries
of amazing high-voltage aircraft, step-by-step
how-tos and much more! Plus, the digital version has
embedded video to enhance your reading experience.
KI T BUILD;ALONG VIDEO SERIES
Follow along as senior technical editor Gerry Yarrish
builds a Florio Flyer 60, a classic fun-fly model that
uses traditional wood construction and modern
power and radio equipment. If you’re interesting in
building kits, you don’t want to miss the great tips and
techniques demonstrated in this series.