Editors Blogs

Low tank position and fuel draw

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Q: Clarence, thanks for this forum. When the magazine shows up, it is the first thing I look for to read. My question is this: If you have a fuel feed problem caused by a low tank position will remounting the remote needle valve to a lower position solve it, or is the tank position [...]

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Calvin Goble – RC Spotlight – Upper Canada Fun/Fly

Jul 21, 2011 No Comments

Calvin Goble of Carleton Place, Ontario came on out to fly at the Upper Canada Fun/Fly July 16/17th.  Now this event is a a big top drawer event located at the Smiths Falls Russ Beach airport.  Ya the fun/fly closed an airport for a full weekend just for RC! With a 100 plus pilots and planes [...]

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Video WW1 Gaggle Mass Flight at the WOD event! Bonus footage–Mid-Air!

Jul 20, 2011 2 Comments

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Warbirds over Delaware — WW1 Gaggle Mass RC Flight… includes in-flight pix of Mid-Air!

Jul 20, 2011 4 Comments

One of the my favorite parts of the Warbird event down in Delaware, is the mass flight of WW1 airplanes in the Gaggle event! This year there were about 17 biplanes and vintage airplanes in the mass flight. To get a better “eye” on this fun and exciting event, I mounted my GoPro Hero video [...]

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Eagle Tree’s new Standalone G-Force Sensors

Jul 19, 2011 No Comments

Have you ever wondered how many G’s you pulled in that last barrel roll or that hard pull on a pylon turn? Well now, you can see exactly how much force is on your plane during these maneuvers with the Eagle Tree G-Force meter.  This is the world’s first standalone G-Force meters for RC models. [...]

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Final Comments from WOD 2011!

Jul 18, 2011 No Comments

My Family Anita and Rebecca Also known as my Support Team! Without whom, the MAN WOD coverage would not be possible! Thanks Guys!

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Bent-wing Pacific Warbirds at the 2011 Warbirds over Delaware

Jul 17, 2011 2 Comments

If you were to put a warbird type up for Icon for the 2011 Warbird over Delware event, I would have to say it had to be the F4U Corsair. There were several of these bent wing south Pacific warbirds at the event including two CompositeARF giants flown by the Contest Directors Pete, Dave and [...]

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Paul LeTorneau’s B-26 Marauder

Jul 17, 2011 3 Comments

One of the most impressive warbirds at the 2011 WOD was Paul LeTornean’s B-26 Marauder. Paul enlarged Jerry Bates plans to a 170-inch span, and he powered the Marauder with a pair of Desert Aircraft DA-100 gas engines. Originally it was finished in O.D. but now Paul’s bomber sports an amazing aluminum finish!    Here’s [...]

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