Gerry Yarrish

Birdman! Hoax or Real?

Mar 23, 2012 1 Comment

Have you seen this guy on the web and YouTube??? It looks so cool and the video looks real, but now there are a bunch of people saying its all a scam! What do you think? I want to hear what you have to say! leave a comment! What ever it turns out to be, [...]

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Great Plane Shoestring Racer — MAN FaceBook Give-away!

Mar 22, 2012 8 Comments

There’s still time left! You could win this Great Planes Shoestring racer complete with everything needed including radio and flight gear. We are giving away the actual cover plane from the May 2012 issue of our sister publication Electric Flight No subscription or purchase necessary. Sweepstakes ends at 11:59:59 PM EDT on March 26, 2012. Enter the [...]

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Setting Model Incidence — Digitally

Mar 18, 2012 5 Comments

With our Build-along of the Florio Flyer 60 completed, all that’s left is to break in the engine and to double check all the flight surfaces for proper incidence. This being the angle of the horizontal stabilizer and the wing relative to the fuselage centerline or datum line. (This is not the centerline of the of [...]

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Florio Flyer 60 Engine Break-in and Tuning

Mar 17, 2012 No Comments

So, my girls (Anita and Rebecca) took off tospend the day looking for some new school and work cloths, so I had the day all to myself to break in the new O.S. 75AX  and fine tune my propeller selection. I used a tachometer to get some engine numbers…   Talking about numbers: Displacement: 0.75 cu [...]

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Are ARFs Good for the Hobby?

Mar 13, 2012 80 Comments

For years now, the passions have soared and tempers have flared over one hot topic—Are ARFs (Almost Ready to Fly) planes good for the RC Hobby? For many, they have been a godsend and with today’s limited amount of free time, they make becoming an experienced pilot quick and easy. For dyed-in-the-wool model building veterans, [...]

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Workshop Tips — Covering & Final Assembly — Florio Flyer 60 Build-along

Mar 12, 2012 8 Comments

Well, we finally did it! We’ve completed the building and workshop phase of the Florio Flyer 60 Build-along. From opening the box till the final covering piece was ironed into place too from February 1, to March 10. Not too bad for a kit built airlplane! I know some flying buddies that take a month [...]

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10 Great Fun Fly Events and Ideas

Mar 09, 2012 3 Comments

 Try these RC aerial challenges to add fun and excitement to your club’s next aero picnic! Well it came up recently at a club meeting, while I was talking about my online build for the  Florio Flyer 60 Fun Fly plane… what exactly is a Fun Fly Plane and what you do with one…! Really?! I [...]

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Graupner MX-16 HOTT 2.4GHz radio — Sneak peek!

Mar 06, 2012 3 Comments

Sometimes I just smile when the morning mail shows up. Today, the new Graupner MX-16 radio system arrived for review in MAN! This is a pretty snazzy rig and it comes with a lot of bells and whistles including, computer interface and built-in realtime telemetry for in-flight monitoring of basic aircraft conditions like receiver battery [...]

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