Patrick Sherman of Roswell Flight Test Crew shares beginner tips of how to fly first-person view (FPV).

Herb W. Ziegler III, a secondary-level physics teacher at Pocono Mountain West High School, describes the process of a project that he administered with his Spring Semester 2013 2nd period Honors Physics class. This project involved the 23 students in the class designing and constructing a plane so that it would have the ability to successfully drop 400 plastic eggs at once.

Getting a flying site remains a matter of local people locating a suitable piece of ground and then making the correct approach to the owners/administrators.

AMA member Clarence Ragland explains his training technique to help instructors quickly teach their students how to fly model aircraft.

Are you interested in learning how to build the Glastonbury Meadowlark? Plans, instructions and photos are included in this article to help you successfully build this model.

Originally featured in the March 2015 issue of Model Aviation magazine, Laddie Mikulasko details how to build the Curtiss CW-24B. This is a scale of one of the U.S. Army's one-of-a-kind fighter aircraft.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics’ Greg Hahn shares how to apply fiberglass to a model. He discusses the appropriate tools, preparation work and the proper technique to apply fiberglass.

Learning to cover a model is a skill that anyone can learn. The results can be very rewarding, giving your model that custom look that will set it apart at the flying field. This article includes information on the general covering process, using a heat gun, techniques for covering various parts of the model, finishing touches and additional resources.

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The first national competition for model airplanes occurred in 1915.