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    2-Stroke Glow Engines for R/C Aircraft, Vol. 1

    2-Stroke Glow Engines for R/C Aircraft, Vol. 1

    $19.95

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    This book will help prevent you from experiencing what NASA calls a "catastrophic event." Besides, when you've finished, you'll know what to do with that little bottle of caloric the manufacturer supplies, free of charge, with each new engine. 175 pages.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Nomenclature
    Input
    Output
    The Events
    Induction Valve and Port Timing
    Bore and Stroke
    Rods, Ratios and Mr. Desaxe
    Induction Systems
    Cylinder Scavenging
    Pistons and Cylinders
    Combustion Chambers
    Design Wrap-Up : The Refinement Period
    Essential Accessories
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    Scale Aircraft Drawings: Vol.2 WW II

    Scale Aircraft Drawings: Vol.2 WW II

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    Both the scale modeler and the collector will find this book of historical and artistic interest. Volume 2 of the "Scale Aircraft Drawings" series features 37 representative WW II airplane Master Drawings. Many of these drawings were produced during the war when data was scarce or even restricted, but they have been recreated as accurately as possible under the circumstances. Over 145-pages.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    AIRCRAFT
    Avro Lancaster
    Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
    Consolidated PYBY-5A Catalina
    Consolidated B-24 Liberator
    Curtiss P-40 D-E-F Kittyhawk
    Curtiss SB2C Helldriver
    Douglas Boston/Havoc/A-20
    Douglas A-26 Invader
    Douglas C-54 Skymaster
    Fairchild PT-19, PT-2, PT-26
    Fiat CR 42 Falcon
    Focke-Wulf 190A
    Gloster Gladiator
    Grumman F4F Wildcat
    Grumman TF Avenger
    Grumman F6f Hellcat
    Hawker Hurricane
    Kawasaki Ki 61 Tony
    Lockheed Hudson
    Martin PBM Mariner
    Martin B-26 Marauder
    Messerschmitt Me 262 Swallow
    Mitsubishi A6M Zero
    Mitsubishi G4M Betty
    Nakajima Ki-84 Frank
    North American P-51B Mustang
    Northrop P-61 Black Widow
    Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
    Stearman Kaydet
    Supermarine Spitfire
    Vega Ventura
    Vought SB2U Chesapeake/Vindicator
    Vought 0S2U Kingfisher
    Westland Lysander
    Westland Whirlwinf
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    Radio Control Flight Ready

    Radio Control Flight Ready

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    Almost-ready-to-fly (ARF) models are the single most popular type of RC aircraft on the market today. With this book you’ll have all the knowledge you need to choose, assemble, set up and personalize your ARF! Over 110 color pages.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Getting Your ARF Flight Ready
    Damage Control Easy ARF Repairs
    Customizing: Making your ARF your own
    Which ARF is right for you
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    Ultimate RC Flight Guide

    Ultimate RC Flight Guide

    $29.95

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    An extensive guide to aerobatic maneuvers, flight-trimming techniques and aircraft setups from the pro’s to help you get the most from your RC experience. Over 180-color pages!


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Preflight: ensuring success
    Aerobatics: Beyond Straight and Level
    Secrets of Scale Flying
    Radio programming
    Control Systems and Balancing
    Getting the Most from your engine
    Onboard Accessories Source Guide
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    Basics of RC Model Aircraft Design

    Basics of RC Model Aircraft Design

    $24.95

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    No matter how much experience you have with modeling, this insightful book is sure to become a valuable and often-referenced part of of your RC library. Authored by respected model aircraft designer and flier, Andy Lennon, this book is a goldmine of practical guidance, hints and tips that will guarantee your scratch-building and model-customizing success and help you complete nearly any project that's still sitting on your workbench. From aerodynamics to structures and control surfaces, Basics of RC Model Aircraft Design provides concise, practical solutions and an understanding of why they work. With easy-to-understand graphs and charts, this comprehensive introduction to the intriguing world of model aerodynamics will be helpful to the new or seasoned designer.



    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Introduction
    Airfoil Selection
    Understanding Airfoils
    Understanding Aerodynamic formulas
    Wing Loading Design
    CG Loading and the Balancing Act
    Horizontal Tail Design
    Horizontal Tail Incidence and Downwash Estimating
    Vertical Tail Design and Spiral Stability
    Roll Control Design
    Weight Distribution in Design
    Improve Performance by Reducing Drag
    Stressed-Skin Design and Weight Estimating
    Design for Flaps
    NASA "Safe Wing"
    Landing-Gear Design
    Ducted-Cowl Design
    Propeller Selection and Estimating Level Flight Speeds
    Design for Aerobatics
    High-Lift Devices and Drag Reduction
    Centrifugal Force and Maneuverability
    Canards, Tandem-Wing and Three-Surface Design
    Tailless Airplane Design
    Hull and Float Design
    Basic Proportions for R/C Aircraft Design
    Construction Designs
    Appendix
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    The Park Flyer Pilot's Guide

    The Park Flyer Pilot's Guide

    $24.95

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    The secrets to becoming a backyard ace are now at your fingertip. This full-color book tells you everything you need to know to start flying small electric park flyers and backyard flyers quickly and safely, including preflight. Over 80 color pages.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Ground School
    Flight Basics
    Aerobatics Made Easy
    It’s Showtime!
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    400 Great R/C Modeling Tips Volume 1

    400 Great R/C Modeling Tips Volume 1

    $12.95

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    Over the years, "Hints & Kinks" has covered building, covering, finishing, engines, controls, tools, landing gear, flight boxes and many other items, but to find a needed hint in a stack of magazines, modelers had to resort to a hit-or-miss strategy until now! We proudly present the best tips that appeared in "Hints & Kinks" over the years in a single package so you can find that gem of an idea quickly. 70 pages.

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    R/C Aerobatics for Everyone

    R/C Aerobatics for Everyone

    $12.95

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    This book is for novices as well as the pros. It teaches you step by step the different types of aerobatics to competition and much more. Includes individual maneuvers recognized by the AMA. 72 pages.


    TABLE OF CONTENTS
    Types of Aerobatics
    Setup Help
    Flying Tips
    Aerobatics Reference Guide
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