Editors Blogs

RC Combat On the Cheap–Video

Jun 22, 2011 3 Comments

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 [...]

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Biggest and Best RC Helicopter Event in Canada

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments

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 [...]

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That settles it, VP gas for me.

Jun 21, 2011 No Comments

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 [...]

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Good Luck! Terry Nitsch with BVM F-86

Jun 21, 2011 1 Comment

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 [...]

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Pantera P6 Build Cont.

Jun 21, 2011 No Comments

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.

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My Favorite Airplane-Stearman PT-17 Kadet

Jun 21, 2011 5 Comments

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 [...]

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Nick Ziroli–Warbird Pilot!

Jun 20, 2011 5 Comments

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 [...]

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68% Volksplane VP1 Flys at Kingston Ont

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

  Dave Emptage 68% Volksplane Dave Emptage flying 68% Volksplane in Kingston June 18 2011 Wow ! This is big. Dave Emptage from Kitchener Ont Canada drove up too Kingston Ont for the Fathers Day Fun/Fly and flew his 68% Volksplane during the open flying part of the event!  The model weight is 74lbs and [...]

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