With this Steel Building, Nothing is left up in the Air
It was 2007, and Beau Andrepont wanted to spread his wings and fly. He didn't want to necessarily leave his home roost of 25 acres in Arnaudville, LA for good, but instead wanted to traverse the airspace above it in his Quicksilver Ultralight experimental aircraft, which he had built himself.
Foam vs. Balsa Radio Control Model Airplanes
Until several years ago, radio control aircraft models were almost exclusively constructed from balsa wood. There were some rudimentary building attempts with styrene plastic and other methods, but balsa was the preferred material. Balsa wood's low cost, light weight and ease of use made it a natural choice to build any type of model plane.
Warplanes Photo Contest to Relive the Glory of Aviation
Calling all aircraft collectors, veterans, historians and aviation aficionados! Warplanes is having a photo contest this month of March where you get to win one of our most popular models: The F-22 Raptor American Fighter Model Airplane. The contest is pretty easy: just post a photo of you and your airplane on our Facebook fan page.