The Mentor-G by Maxford USA has to be one of the best all-round Basic Trainers available. It might just also be the best airplane to introduce RC flying to the public. Its slow flight is excellent, its initial and operating costs are low while it can be exciting to fly if pushed. Join us as Sport Aviator tests a very unique Basic Trainer.
Movies Added! Here is another entertaining “crash” video from Propwash Video that is exciting and fun to watch all the while being very educational. Learn what not, and what, to do from the experiences of other pilots. Grab the popcorn and your notebook. 7 short video clips with author comments are in this one.
Take one RC Blooper video meant for fun, mix in a different perspective, and you get a fun, educational video for the new RC pilot. Watching control inputs and situational problems get resolved in the worst way possible will show what not to do. And you might have a good time while learning. Open the Baggage Compartment door, grab the video and learn.
Twisting, diving and roaring across the sky, Warbirds are every modeler’s “dream” aircraft. Watch some of the largest and best perform on this 90-minute Video of 2006 Warbirds over Delaware event. Look for it packed away in the Video Section of the Baggage Compartment.
If you are interested in other facets of modeling not seen at your local flying field, try water flying. This SKS video provides 79 minutes of this unique modeling aspect. Water flying is fun too and this video examines all parts of it. Check our Baggage Compartment for more details.
N.E.A.T. Fair 2006. The most spectacular and largest indoor-outdoor electric-powered fly-in in the country. SKS Productions does their usual great job covering this fly-in/Trade Show in this new 96 minute, high-quality DVD.
A new how-to video from SKS/Propwash Productions features expert pilot, builder and instructor, Dave Patrick, showing how to build, check over and fly the Alpha 60 Basic Trainer. There is a lot of information here, including field etiquette, supplies, radio information and setup. Learn about it in Sport Aviator’s Baggage Compartment.
The world’s largest and heaviest model aircraft take to the skies in this 110-minute video. The excellent photography in this video makes you feel that you are there as aircraft weighing 55 to 451 pounds, with wingspans up to 39 feet, participate in this IMAA event. Sample the action in Sport Aviator’s Baggage Compartment.
For less than $20, this video is a great introduction to “Big Time” model aviation, a 110 minute “you are there” experience and a great sample of all the model aviation videos that are available.