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Aircraft Modeling News & Headlines Archive #4
Model Airplane News / Model Helicopter News / Model Rocket News

In order to provide for a reasonable homepage loading time, it is impractical to just keep adding items to the top of the stack and keep all the old stuff there too. Therefore, I have created these Airplanes and Rockets Homepage Archives to maintain a historical snapshot of everything once on the homepage. Unfortunately, I did not think to keep a record until around Fall of 2009; I had just been deleting items from the bottom of the stack. No more, though. Hence forth, if you recall seeing something on the homepage but it is no longer there, please check out these archive pages. I also keep an archive of all the modeling news additions:

Homepage Additions Archive:

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VoltAir: The Electric Passenger Jet of the FutureVoltAir: The Electric Passenger Jet of the Future

No Jets, No Problem: Completely New Kind of Aircraft DebutsNo Jets, No Problem: Completely New Kind of Aircraft Debuts

Personal flying vehicles project aims to end road congestionPersonal flying vehicles project aims to end road congestion

RF Cafe - USS Macon 1935 Airship RC ModelR/C Model of the USS Macon 1935 Airship

Great Moments in Aviation HistoryGreat Moments in Aviation History Slideshow

Gadget Freak Case #188: Rocket Controller Goes WirelessGadget Freak Case #188: Rocket Controller Goes Wireless

Airplanesa and Rockets - Son Restores WWI Biplane His Father Built for 1960s Film About Fictional RAF HeroSon Restores WWI Biplane His Father Built for 1960s Film About Fictional RAF Hero

Wing Morphing Lets UAVs Loiter Like BirdsWing Morphing Lets UAVs Loiter Like Birds

Virgin Atlantic's SpaceShip 2 First Feathered Flight in Re-Entry ConfigurationVirgin Atlantic's SpaceShip 2 First Feathered Flight in Re-Entry Configuration

2011 Futaba XFC Extreme Flight Championships2011 Futaba XFC Extreme Flight Championships, June 3-5

R/C Car Runs on Soda Can TabsR/C Car Runs on Soda Can Rings

Nazi  Warplane Discovered Lying off UK CoastNazi Warplane Discovered Lying off UK Coast

Batteries that Recharge in Seconds

Micro Aircraft Improves Avionic Systems And SensorsMicro Aircraft Improves Avionic Systems And Sensors

Airplanes and Rockets-  Elektra One All-Electric Airplane VideoElektra One All-Electric Airplane Video

USAF Museum Radio-Control Model Air Show Starts with a Roar USAF Museum Radio-Control Model Air Show Starts with a Roar

Model Aircraft Dot Skies, Dent Turf

Sri Lanka Air Force Forays into Model Aircraft Business

sUAS videoHere is one reason sUAS activity is causing concern to the FAA

Collaboration set to design motors for giant solar aircraft

Airplane Art?This is art? I'm hoping my tax dollars didn't fund it! I hereby dub it "Bad Landing."

Airplanesa nd Rockets - Contact You Legislators Today About Protecting Your Right to Airspace Use w/o RegulationUrgent Need to Defend Your Right to Airspace Use - FAA wants to regulate your model as an sUAS!

AeroVironment's R/C Hummingbird Spy VehicleWatch Video of AeroVironment's R/C Hummingbird Spy Craft

MPN-13 radar unit spotted at the 1966 AMA NatsThe Type Radar I Worked on in the USAF Spotted in 1966 AMA Nats Photo

7-year-old Boy Buys Harrier Jet on eBay7-year-old Boy Buys Harrier Jet on eBay

In the Future, Flying Donuts May Guide UsIn the Future, Flying Donuts May Guide Us

Unmanned Navy Stealth Bomber's Maiden Flight

Startup Boasts Better Lithium Batteries

Samara Copter R/C Model VideoSpinning Seeds Inspire Single-Bladed Helicopters - Watch Video

Paper Airplanes Launched from Space, Soar Back to Germany, Australia, Canada

Batteries That Breathe

World's Strangest AirportsThe World's 18 Strangest Airports

Steve S.' completed Quarter Pint Free Flight Model, Built from AAM PlansSee Steve S.' completed Quarter Pint Free Flight Model, Built from AAM Plans

'Nanoscoop' Technology for High-Power Li-Ion Batteries

Robotic Drone Flies Itself by Looking at Landscape BelowIEEE: Robotic Drone Flies Itself by Looking at Landscape Below

Update on AMA's Dealing with FAA sUAS Regulations

Sikorski's Full-Size Electric HelicopterSikorsky's Full-Size Electric Helicopter

Noise Analysis of UAV PropellerNoise Analysis of UAV Propellers

Paper Planes in Near SpacePaper Airplane Snaps Amazing Space Photos

Out of This World! Paper Airplane Snaps Amazing Space PhotosAir Force to Brief Industry on Program to Develop UAVs Smaller Than 20 Pounds Able to Fly 4-Hour Missions

Personal flying vehicles project aims to end road congestionPersonal flying vehicles project aims to end road congestion

RF Cafe - USS Macon 1935 Airship RC ModelR/C Model of the USS Macon 1935 Airship

Great Moments in Aviation HistoryGreat Moments in Aviation History Slideshow

Gadget Freak Case #188: Rocket Controller Goes WirelessGadget Freak Case #188: Rocket Controller Goes Wireless

Airplanesa and Rockets - Son Restores WWI Biplane His Father Built for 1960s Film About Fictional RAF HeroSon Restores WWI Biplane His Father Built for 1960s Film About Fictional RAF Hero

Wing Morphing Lets UAVs Loiter Like BirdsWing Morphing Lets UAVs Loiter Like Birds

Virgin Atlantic's SpaceShip 2 First Feathered Flight in Re-Entry ConfigurationVirgin Atlantic's SpaceShip 2 First Feathered Flight in Re-Entry Configuration

2011 Futaba XFC Extreme Flight Championships2011 Futaba XFC Extreme Flight Championships, June 3-5

R/C Car Runs on Soda Can TabsR/C Car Runs on Soda Can Rings

Nazi  Warplane Discovered Lying off UK CoastNazi Warplane Discovered Lying off UK Coast

Batteries that Recharge in Seconds

Micro Aircraft Improves Avionic Systems And SensorsMicro Aircraft Improves Avionic Systems And Sensors

Airplanes and Rockets-  Elektra One All-Electric Airplane VideoElektra One All-Electric Airplane Video

USAF Museum Radio-Control Model Air Show Starts with a Roar USAF Museum Radio-Control Model Air Show Starts with a Roar

Model Aircraft Dot Skies, Dent Turf

Sri Lanka Air Force Forays into Model Aircraft Business

sUAS videoHere is one reason sUAS activity is causing concern to the FAA

Collaboration set to design motors for giant solar aircraft

Airplane Art?This is art? I'm hoping my tax dollars didn't fund it! I hereby dub it "Bad Landing."

Airplanesa nd Rockets - Contact You Legislators Today About Protecting Your Right to Airspace Use w/o RegulationUrgent Need to Defend Your Right to Airspace Use - FAA wants to regulate your model as an sUAS!

AeroVironment's R/C Hummingbird Spy VehicleWatch Video of AeroVironment's R/C Hummingbird Spy Craft

MPN-13 radar unit spotted at the 1966 AMA NatsThe Type Radar I Worked on in the USAF Spotted in 1966 AMA Nats Photo

7-year-old Boy Buys Harrier Jet on eBay7-year-old Boy Buys Harrier Jet on eBay

In the Future, Flying Donuts May Guide UsIn the Future, Flying Donuts May Guide Us

Unmanned Navy Stealth Bomber's Maiden Flight

Startup Boasts Better Lithium Batteries

Samara Copter R/C Model VideoSpinning Seeds Inspire Single-Bladed Helicopters - Watch Video

Paper Airplanes Launched from Space, Soar Back to Germany, Australia, Canada

Batteries That Breathe

World's Strangest AirportsThe World's 18 Strangest Airports

Steve S.' completed Quarter Pint Free Flight Model, Built from AAM PlansSee Steve S.' completed Quarter Pint Free Flight Model, Built from AAM Plans

'Nanoscoop' Technology for High-Power Li-Ion Batteries

Robotic Drone Flies Itself by Looking at Landscape BelowIEEE: Robotic Drone Flies Itself by Looking at Landscape Below

Update on AMA's Dealing with FAA sUAS Regulations

Sikorski's Full-Size Electric HelicopterSikorsky's Full-Size Electric Helicopter

Noise Analysis of UAV PropellerNoise Analysis of UAV Propellers

Paper Planes in Near SpacePaper Airplane Snaps Amazing Space Photos

Out of This World! Paper Airplane Snaps Amazing Space PhotosAir Force to Brief Industry on Program to Develop UAVs Smaller Than 20 Pounds Able to Fly 4-Hour Missions

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