With the sun shining and more planes and pilots joining the party, the 2011 RC Jamboree is picking up steam and the fun factor is kicking into overdrive. Here are some of the great airplanes sitting waiting their turn at the pilot station.
Day 2 Friday was much better weather wise with light winds and sunshine yahoo. Lots of action on the flight line and everyone was having a great time – Scale Contest and Speed Contest started on Friday and we got to see everyones game face. Here are just some of my best photos for Friday
If there is a place where the passion of RC melds together with the magic of vintage Aviation history, it has to be the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in NY. Each year the second weekend in September, the time barriors fold together and bring the best of antique aeroplanes and RC scale models in a way [...]
Day one at Ejets International held a Grove City Ohio by the Torks radio Control club. The weather was not the best with misty rain and dark clouds all day long. But people came to fly and fly they did. Here are just a few of my best shots for day one.
If your club has a few folks that breath speed or you are pylon racing, take the argument out of who is the fastest with Bushnell’s Speed/Velocity Gun. This is an accurate way to make sure you know the exact speed of passing planes. This would be a great use of club funds or as [...]
MPI/Maxx Products continue to make our lives easier with better ways to make sure we know the condition of our on-board battery packs (MX8260). This new system will monitor batteries from 3.5v to 10v and up to 8000 mAh. The onboard unit weighs in at 0.4oz. (11g) and uses a handheld unit that plugs into [...]
One of the fun things about photo shoots is the camera person keeps the shutter open no matter what I am doing as the pilot. This is a 2DogRC Jimmie Wade EPP 3D that was an absolute dream to fly. I still wonder what I did to auger this little beauty into the ground, but [...]
Signs of the time! Well, it’s that time of year again and I can’t think of a better way to signal the approaching end of summer than spending the weekend at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in NY. This year is the 45th annual event for RC WW1 and vintage classic scale airplanes. Folks from all [...]