When you are shooting planes all the time, there are some images that are rather cool to see on the disk when you get home. Some things happen that at the time you think nothing of it, but then you see the picture and you think, wow, I got that. Here are some images that [...]
At my club’s recent Father’s Day Fun Fly on June 18, 2011, we had a very successful and fun RC Combat event. Out club president Damon Rosenthal built several flying wing things from blue fan-fold insulation foam and inexpensive motors and electronics. (Motor’s cost $8) The event was a lot of fun and it added [...]
Do you love RC Helicopters! Then you got to come out and see some of the best RC Heli Pilots in the world this week June 23-26 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Here is a photo of Collin Bell who just finished 6th at the XFC in Muncie Indiana, he will be at the Quebec [...]
Well now that my Man Clarence Lee said I should buy it, it looks like I am changing my gas for the bigger aircraft. I was able to check this fuel out a little over a year ago and found it to be very good. But when the expert gives his opinion you can bet [...]
Terry the Boys from Ottawa Canada are all cheering “Good-Luck!” Terry Nitsch from Ohio who will be flying his BVM – F86 in the AMA Scale NationalsChampionship 01-03 July 2011 at Muncie Indiana – Terry came up to Ottawa andflew at our 2nd annual EDF Jet Rally hosted by the Rideau Flyers of Ottawa on June [...]
The Pantera P6 is coming along nicely, and is almost ready for it’s initial test flights. All Hitec servos are installed along with the Futaba GY520 gyro, which is so small it almost gets lost on the helicopter. Here are a few pictures showing the completed layout.
Someone recently asked me what my all-time favorite airplane (real and RC) was. It was a tough decision and I had to pick between my two all time favs. The Piper J3 Cub and the Stearman PT-17 Kadet biplane. Well, after some soul searching I have decided it has to be the Stearman! I have [...]
Everyone in RC knows the name Ziroli and the father and son team of Nick Sr., and Jr. Nick the elder is known for being the father of giant scale Warbirds and Nick Jr., continues to be a driving force in the RC industry. Nick took over “Nick Ziroli Plans” when his father retired and turned it into [...]