Editors Blogs

The wind is shifting as winter approaches

Oct 16, 2011 No Comments

So all summer you learned to take-off and land on runway 18 into a south wind.  Likely your club has a runway alignment to accommodate prevailing winds when much of your flying takes place.  But now as the winds shift one has to begin learning and experiencing a new runway.  While it seems easy, many [...]

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The wind is shifting as winter approaches

Oct 16, 2011 No Comments

So all summer you learned to take-off and land on runway 18 into a south wind.  Likely your club has a runway alignment to accommodate prevailing winds when much of your flying takes place.  But now as the winds shift one has to begin learning and experiencing a new runway.  While it seems easy, many [...]

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Get your shop ready for winter

Oct 15, 2011 No Comments

I do all my building in my garage.  I have heat and air conditioning, but I typically do not heat it all winter long, especially at night.  If you are like me, it might be time to get some things in order.  First I package up my batteries into military ammo cans so I can [...]

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Duck Hunting and Radio Control

Oct 13, 2011 No Comments

I am a duck hunter and have been most of my life.  With my father being a waterfowl biologist I guess I was one lucky kid.  Anyway, all my radio control efforts have lead to three new developments for my fall 2011 hunting including a remote control duck with a boat rudder, speed 400 motor [...]

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Twisted Hobbys Xtra Slick Night Huckin’

Oct 12, 2011 No Comments

While we wait for the TRAC and SEFI articles, how about some night flying? I saw Twisted Hobbys’ video of the new light kit they came out with for their Xtra Slick, and I just had to have one. Now that I’ve tried it I can honestly say it is awesome. Two white LED’s get [...]

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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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My new project

Oct 12, 2011 No Comments

Here is a photo of something I am working on in the shop.  You will soon see a complete how to article on converting your Mustang over to one like mine.  I will soon have the AeroWorks Mustang converted over to look like the famous Red-Tail Warbird of the Tuskegee aviators.

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Pilot Projects Needed!

Oct 11, 2011 2 Comments

Send us a photo and description of your latest project and you could win a free Model Airplane News baseball cap, a Flash Glue kit and (most important of all!) bragging rights at the field. Just email your high-res photo (300 dpi), info and mailing address to man@airage.com. Hope to hear from you soon!

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