Watch these guys make an RC plane from an old pizza box

The folks at FliteTest like to see of they can make all sorts of things airworthy, and they succeed in turning a Little Caesar's box into a working airplane. Read the rest

Ever seen a model jet fly at 451 miles an hour?

Holy moly, this kerosene-fueled full GFK* body RC speeder has a turbine engine that generates 40.50lbs of thrust at 125,000 rpm, letting it reach speeds over 450 miles per hour.

Perhaps even more impressive is that the pilot is able to maintain control at those speeds. Mindboggling!

* Fun fact: GFK stands for Glasfaserverstärkter Kunststoff, the German name for this type of glass-fiber reinforced component. I had to look it up!

Here's a POV shot of this type of RC jet

FASTEST RC TURBINE MODEL JET IN ACTION 727KMH 451MPH FLIGHT TRAINING WORLD RECORD TRAINING PART 2 (YouTube / RC MEDIA WORLD) Read the rest

Dizzying footage of a drone chasing an RC plane

At Joe Nall Week last month, Mr Steele flew his FPV drone inches from Giant Scale remote control planes as their operators did some fantastic stunts, with remarkable results. Read the rest