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ENYA’s 180X-GS Gas/Glow Engine– A closer look

Oct 12, 2011 2 Comments

“Engine Clinic” columnist Clarence Lee shares news about this intriguing new powerplant in his upcoming column; here’s a sneak peek! During and following WW II, I spent seven and a half years as an Army Air Corps/Force pilot. During this period I had the occasion to fly a variety of multi-engine aircraft. Many of the [...]

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Big Biplane Bash–More photos from #10

Oct 11, 2011 No Comments

I was very busy making sure everyone was having a good time so I was not able to get as many photos as I usually would. Thanks go out to John Philbrick for helping out with the camera duties this year. John got these and other Big Biplane Bash pix! And special thanks to my [...]

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Another Successful Flight Test Day!

Oct 06, 2011 No Comments

I love it when a plan comes together. Yesterday I spent the day at the Southbury Flying field and we shot pix and video for three airplanes! We flew the ParkZone Spitfire Mk. IX, the Flyzone FW-190 and the awesome Bandit from Precision Aerobatics! And i didn’t hurt any of them in the process. Here [...]

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On this Day in Aviation History: October 4

Oct 04, 2011 No Comments

       2010:     Luftwaffe legend and history’s third-ranking fighter ace Günther Rall dies. He achieved 275 victories during World War II. (272 on the Eastern Front, of which 241 were against Soviet fighters.) He flew a total of 621 combat missions, was shot down 8 times and was wounded 3 times. He fought in the [...]

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10th Annual CCRCC Big Biplane Bash — A Splashing Success!

Oct 02, 2011 3 Comments

Well, the 2011 version of the Central Connecticut RC Club’s Big Biplane Bash all-biplane event is now history! Even though there was rain in the early AM setup time. The wet weather held off and we enjoyed a high, solid overcast that could not dampen the spirits of the 23 pilots that did showed up. Usually, the event draws [...]

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FTE’s Monster Scale October 13 – 15 Lakeland, FL

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments

It’s coming! October 13 – 15, 2011the greatest collection of truely impressive and gigantic scale RC airplanes is coming once again to Lakeland Florida. Hosted by Frank Tiano at the amazing Paradise Field, near Lakeland Linder, Airport video platform video management video solutions video player

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Great Planes Christen Eagle .46 ARF — Flight Test

Sep 29, 2011 No Comments

From the upcoming January 2012 Model Airplane News Flight Report. By Aaron Ham IN THE AIR (the Model) Flying the Eagle can be accomplished from pretty much any type of field.  A paved field is great but a grass club field is also just as good provided the grass is cut somewhat short.  The small [...]

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Flyzone Focke-Wulf FW-190 Just in!

Sep 28, 2011 3 Comments

The new FW-190 from FlyZone is here and I just cracked the box to take a look! Wow in the time it took to unpack the new Butcher Bird, I had it assembled and the 1800mAh Lipo pack on charge! it literally took minutes to assemble (two screws!) and plug in the servo leads into [...]

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