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Great Planes E-Fest

Mar 27, 2009 No Comments

PODCASTS click on the links below to listen to interviews from the the Great Planes E-Fest Interview with Frank Noll Interview with John Redman

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Design and Evolution of a Sport Airplane

Mar 24, 2009 No Comments

By Gary Droppo   (see photos below)   Over approximately 15 years, I have periodically re-visited a design I started back in the days when virtually all “sport” or “fun-fly” planes were kit-built .40 glow-engined planes, such as the famous Florio 40. My undertaking was unimaginatively called MOD-1, 2 …up to my current MOD-7.                                                                             [...]

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Feibao Velox

Mar 24, 2009 No Comments

 By Curtis Mattikow   (See photos below)    I keep a close eye on what comes out of the turbine jet factories nowadays, and I have to say, the bar keeps getting raised on the completeness, quality and prefabrication fronts each time I see a new one. FeiBao is not a new company, they have [...]

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The Temora Invitational Scale Classic

Feb 05, 2009 No Comments

By Greg Tracey   See photos below    Temora is a small town that is about 300 miles southwest of Sydney in the state of New South Wales. Temora was once a WW II elementary flight training school and it is now home to a world-class collection of flying piston and jet warbirds. The collection [...]

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RealFlight G4.5

Jan 19, 2009 No Comments

Click HERE to download the review of RealFlight G4. Below are some additional screen captures of RealFlight G4.5 that did not make it into the magazine.  

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How To Make Fiber Glass Landing Gear

Dec 16, 2008 1 Comment

By Chris Batcheller   Why fiberglass landing gear? They’re tough, easy to make and won’t permanently deform as a result of a hard landing. The same technique can also be used to make high-tech, carbon-fiber landing gear, but you will have to experiment with the number of plys (layers of cloth) to use. The fiberglass [...]

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Lake Havasu Float Fly 2008

Dec 16, 2008 1 Comment

22nd Annual London Bridge Seaplane Classic Photos and story by Rick Mattie What better way to enjoy the cooler temps in Lake Havasu City, AZ than an annual Float Fly event? The Desert Hawks R/C Club hosted their 22nd annual event called the London Bridge Seaplane Classic. This is a prime annual event that is [...]

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Customizing Electric Propellers

Dec 16, 2008 No Comments

  By Pat Tritle   (See step by step with pictures below)   When I began flying electric-powered models in 1996, the selection of “off the shelf” propellers for electric power systems was limited to a scant few. The 8×4 and 9×5 Slimprops, and the Aeronaut 6.5×4 and 10×8 were about the only dedicated electric [...]

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