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35th Annual Kingston Fun Fly Event

Jun 28, 2010 No Comments

                                2010 Annual Kingston Father’s Day Fun Fly Event 35 Years of Family Fun and Excitement! By Gerry Yarrish For almost 20 years now, I have been making my annual eight-hour trek north of the border to attend one of the [...]

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Flight Test Kyosho aiRium Spitfire Mk.V VE29

Jun 16, 2010 No Comments

Kyosho’s Answer For An Aerobatic Micro Warbird! Micro warbirds are undeniably popular aircraft, and the airRium Spitfire Mk.V VE29 from Kyosho is sure to be a big hit. Its 25-inch wingspan makes its overall size is slightly larger than that of current micro offerings. And, to ensure the plane has plenty of power, Kyosho includes [...]

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BH Models J-3 Cub

Jun 04, 2010 No Comments

David R. Vaught  Photographs by Ellen M. Vaught I would bet when William T. Piper put his name on his first J-3 Cub, he never imagined how much a part of Americana he had created. Who is not enamored by the Piper Cub J-3? One buried in your neighbor’s barn may be every bit as [...]

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Geeking out your FPV, Part 2

Jun 03, 2010 No Comments

FPV upgrades Part 2On Screen Display (OSD), Long Range UHF Radio System and 900MHz 8dBi Flat Patch Antenna By: Kyle MatthewPhotos: Kyle Matthew (See photos below) /SPAN> This month’s upgrades will focus on long-range operations. By now you may be getting comfortable with flying your FPV airplane and want to start pushing the limits of [...]

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eRC Micro Mustang from Hobby Lobby

May 14, 2010 No Comments

                                  Hobby Lobby’s eRC Micro P-51D Mustang RTF Perhaps the most famous and certainly the easiest to recognize WW2 fighter is the P-51D Mustang. It’s a true Icon of the heavy-metal military warbird legacy. Back in the 50s, 60s [...]

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CHECKING OUT IN THE P-51 MUSTANG

May 13, 2010 No Comments

CHECKING OUT IN THE P-51 MUSTANG By Budd Davisson Here I am again at the Flying Tiger Air Museum in Paris, Texas, hiding in the back of a North American SNJ-5, for my second session of Junior Burchinal’s how-to-be-a-fighter-pilot course. If things went according to schedule, I would get another couple of hops in the [...]

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Top Gun 2010 Winners

May 12, 2010 No Comments

Top Gun 2010 Winners Mister Top Gun David Wigley w/Westland Wyvern S4 Masters1 David Wigley                   Westland Wyvern S42 Richard Feroldi                 Ansaldo SVA-5 3 Roy Vaillancourt              FW-190A 4 David Johnson Albatros D.V 5 Bob Violett                        F-80 Matt Chapman Bucker Jungmann Expert1 Matt Chapman                Bucker Jungmann 2 Jack Diaz                           F-100D Super [...]

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de Havilland DHC-1 Chipmunk

Apr 13, 2010 No Comments

  It all Started With Bubble Gum by Budd Davisson It’s funny what you remember about your roots in aviation: I remember, for instance, how hard I used to search for airplane bubble gum cards. The gum was usually mouse colored and shattered on impact, but the cards were works of art guaranteed to fire a 12-year-old [...]

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