Here is Gabriel Alruz from Puerto Rico, and his teammates at the AMA national flying site in Muncie, Indiana, during the 2011 XFC event. Team members were all very supportive of each other and cheered each other on during the fun! At the beginning of each day Team Puerto Rico gather around the plane for a [...]
This event had two classes (50-62 and 100-120cc) and planes had to be a replica of a full-scale aerobatic aircraft. With smoke on and against the clock, the planes had to fly through the course and around the pylons while executing aerobatic maneuvers. Miss a gate or maneuver and you lose points! What an adrenaline rush!
Carl’s amazing 4-engine Electra II is powered by 4 Evolution 26cc gas engines with tuned pipes and it has a 160 inch span. It weighs in at 100 pounds. It has Robart retracts and is made using traditional balsa and plywood built-up construction.
An amazing example of the giant scale RC building art. this amazing air force of multi-engine giants all belong to Carl Bachhuber of Maryville, WI. Front Right is the new Lockheed Electra II, front left is the Lockheed Constellation and in the back his Douglas DC-6.
Model Airplane News will be at the Joe Nall on Wednesday May 11 through Saturday the 14th. We’ll be on the flightline covering all the action with plenty of photos and video footage. Be sure to come back often to check out the “from the flightline” updates. Check another one off the RC Bucket List! [...]