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Rocket Powered RC?

Jul 01, 2011 No Comments

Well with it being the first day of July, I started thinking about fireworks and RC! Great combination!!! Anyway, one of my favorite RC warbitds is the rocket powered flying wing the Me-163 Komet! (Above) plans available from airagestore.com website from MAN library. What do you guys think of these planes? Having a glow engine [...]

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USAF Thunderbirds Precision Airshow Team

Jul 01, 2011 1 Comment

USAF Thunderbirds 2011 Schedule Throughout the year, the famous red, white and blue Thunderbirds fly with precision and pride representing the very best pilots of the U.S. Air Force. If you want to experience their amazing and patriotic airshow, checkout one of their stopovers at a major airshow near you. The Thunderbirds are the air [...]

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Double Header at the Flying Field

Jun 30, 2011 No Comments

We had a great day at the Farmington Flying field, home base of the CCRCC club. The Central CT RC Club played host to our double header flight photo secession with John Glezellis. On the flightline were the new 35% scale Extra 300 and the new Sukhoi SU-26MM SE. Both ARFs and both super impressive! [...]

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62% Scale RC Stearman PT-17

Jun 30, 2011 2 Comments

Is this the largest RC Biplane in the world? We are always impressed and pleasantly surprised by the talented modelers from around the world who push the boundaries of our hobby. The most recent addition to the monster scale league is from designer and builder Frans Tanghe from the Netherlands with his stupendous 62% scale [...]

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My Favorite Mustangs

Jun 29, 2011 4 Comments

Besides the omni-present Piper J-3 cub I think one of the most popular RC planes has to be the North American P-51D Mustang. It is certainly one of the most recognized warbirds and is the undefeated champion WW2 Icon fighter. I have built my fair share of Mustangs in all sizes. Here are some photos [...]

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A Good Day at the “Office.”

Jun 28, 2011 3 Comments

Well, today was a great day. The old saying, “A bad day at the flying field, is better than a good day in the office.” often rings true, but I am lucky enough to often split my day at both the office and the flying field, so I never have a bad day at work! [...]

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Top Notch Products–1/6 Scale Continental Engine

Jun 28, 2011 1 Comment

Details for the Scale Modeler. John Valentine, owner and operator of TNP (Top Notch Products) has come out with lots of great laser cut kits and products and now available, he has introduced a new 1/6_scale Continental A-65-8 dummy engine kit. By popular request, this version has the same great realistic detail as the 1/3-, 1/4-, [...]

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Burt Rutan’s Race for Space

Jun 27, 2011 No Comments

With the unfortunate cancellation of NASA’s Space Shuttle program, our country no longer has a “Made in America” way to reach the space station or do any other manned space flights. sad commentary but there is hope in the form of one man’s dream. Burt Rutan is a modern day aviation legend in his own right and [...]

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