Gerry Yarrish

Carl’s Colossal Convair Cosmo

Aug 01, 2012 23 Comments

When it comes to thinking really big, Model Airplane News contributor and giant scale guru, Carl Bachhuber can usually be counted on to come up with something truly amazing. Producing one of these modeling monsters takes a surprisingly short period of time for Carl and his newest project, the Convair 580 airliner took him only [...]

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New DLE 60 Smooth Running Twin

Jul 31, 2012 No Comments

If you’re looking for smooth, consistent performance in a 60cc gas engine, this is it.  The DLE 60-Twin cylinder engine delivers has horizontally opposed cylinders to provide very smooth operation, while keeping weight low and producing the power your big bird needs.  Electronic ignition, spark plug and Pitts style mufflers are included.  Specifications: Displacement: 61 cc [...]

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Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair Build-along Part 12

Jul 27, 2012 4 Comments

The most important part of any model build is making sure the CG balance point is correct. With a giant plane like the Top Flite Corsair, you need to take your time, or better yet, get the help of a friend to move the plane around. Start with the plane in the maintenance cradle upside [...]

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IQ AFM Multi-Station for Fuel and Air

Jul 26, 2012 No Comments

If you are looking for the ultimate solution to your aircraft servicing tasks, this Fuel and Air Multi-Station is for you. Manufactured in Germany, thie IQ AFM Multi-Station is available in two versions. The standard IQ AFM ($350) and tthe IQ AFM+ (With water seperator) $395. This 5-gallon fuel container includes: Fuel pump and attachment [...]

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Detailing the Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair ARF

Jul 25, 2012 6 Comments

As I mentioned previously, besides applying custom markings and decals, another great way to improve the looks of your ARF warbird is to add simple details and weathering. You can do this very easily with marking pens and various decals available commercially. Here’s how I applied my make-over to this impressive giant scale bent-wing warbird. [...]

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Top Flite Giant Scale F4U Corsair Build-along Part 11

Jul 20, 2012 3 Comments

One thing you can do to any ARF model to make it your own is to add custom Markings and details. For the Corsair, I used Red5Designs.com Vinyl markings cut from my own CAD drawings. They fit the model perfectly. These markings have a clear carrier sheet and a paper backing. Tape the marking as [...]

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Recognized at the Warbirds over Delaware Event

Jul 19, 2012 No Comments

No doubt about it, running a regional giant scale event like the WOD takes a lot of work. Contest directors do a lot to make their events stand out and Dave and Pete Malcione have been doing just that for many years. At this years’ event, (the 21st!) credit was given to these two tireless [...]

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Hobby People / Hubsan Spy Hawk FPV Flight Video

Jul 19, 2012 2 Comments

I took the little Spy Hawk out to the flying field and here’s some of the video i shot. The video quality is great considering it is all included with the plane.  Flies great as it was a little windy during the flight! Enjoy!  

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