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Gerry Yarrish

Newest Test Flight — ParkZone Corsair Ultra-Micro

Newest Test Flight — ParkZone Corsair Ultra-Micro

Just went out to the flying field to commit aviation with my newest review plane, the F4U Corsair from ParkZone. this is part of the Ultra Micro series, this all foam pacific fighter takes only minutes to get ready to fly. Being a BNF I bound it to my JR X9303 2.4 transmitter and it […]
RC Scale Cheaters?

RC Scale Cheaters?

Each year at about this time, we start hearing more gossip than you’d believe possible. Maybe it has to do with the nearing end of the flying season, though there are still many good weeks left for serious scale flyers. The latest topic involves modelers apparently cheating at scale RC events, such as the AMA […]
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Proper Wing Incidence — setting up your plane to fly right!

Proper Wing Incidence — setting up your plane to fly right!

When ever you test fly an airplane, especially biplanes, it is really important to get the incidence (angle relative to the fuselage centerline,) for both wings and the horizontal stabilizer correct. Most scratch built designs will have this all important information on the plans and with kits, it will be called out in the instructions. […]
Perfect Project — Pitcairn PA-5 Mailwing

Perfect Project — Pitcairn PA-5 Mailwing

I have always loved this black and yellow mail plane hanging in the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, DC. I bought a 3-view drawing from the NASM and have it imported into my CAD program. Would make a great project and at 1/5.5 scale, it would have a 72 inch span and would […]
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1/3-scale scratch-built Pietenpol Aircamper — free to good home

1/3-scale scratch-built Pietenpol Aircamper — free to good home

Free to good home!!! One 80% competed 33% scale RC Pietenpol Aircamper. Built from full-size plans from Don Pietenpol’s website. ideal for 40 to 50cc gas engine. Scale Airfoil and all parts to complete. no engine or radio. 9.5″ spoked wheels and Aluminum lift struts included. Only thing I ask is that someone who flies […]
RC Drones used to Study Hurricanes

RC Drones used to Study Hurricanes

Specially equipped UAVs fly where man-carrying observation planes dread to go. The Aerosonde is an inexpensive, long-endurance UAV designed and built for conducting weather observations and scientific research in hurricanes. With endurance of over 30 hours, a single Aerosonde can obtain observations in regions that are inaccessible without expensive ships or manned aircraft. Funded by NASA and […]
ParkZone Stryker: Flying Wing Radio Setup Tips

ParkZone Stryker: Flying Wing Radio Setup Tips

Setting up the ParkZone Stryker F-27Q By Gerry Yarrish We had a great reposnse to the ParkZone Stryker review in the September issue of Electric Flight. Many wrote in asking about setting up a radio to fly a flying wing. You asked for it, here it is. With most flying wings like the Stryker F-27Q […]
Xoar & Falcon Propellers For Electrics

Xoar & Falcon Propellers For Electrics

  The latest News from our buddy over at Falcon Propellers, Steve Thomas are these amazing looking, pre-balanced hardwood propellers intended specifically for Electric Power. Each Falcon and Xoar wood series propeller has a smooth sealed finish with the size engraved in the hub. The profiles of these props deliver high thrust and maximize efficiency. Available […]
Composite-ARF F4U Corsair Review – Model Airplane News

Composite-ARF F4U Corsair Review – Model Airplane News

From the December 2011 issue of Model Airplane News, this Flight Report is by Dave Malcione and his brother Pete and his son, Dave Jr. What makes this amazing warbird unique is its hydrolic folding wing mechanism and the fine attention to detail. Check out this video that shows the review Corsair at Warbirds over […]
The WRAM Show Is Moving

The WRAM Show Is Moving

New Digs for the oldest East Coast RC Industry Show The 2012 WRAM Show will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow, Secaucus, New Jersey February 24, – 26, 2012. The new venue includes: ►61,000 sq. ft. on one level with 20’ ceiling ►All booths will be 10’ X 10’ (Increased from […]
Half-Scale Piper L-4 Grasshopper

Half-Scale Piper L-4 Grasshopper

If you like Pipers then you’ll love this Half Scale L-4 Grasshopper I video taped at the 20th annual Warbirds over Delaware event in Newark, DE. Check it out! It is built from 200% enlarged 1/4-scale Balsa USA plans.  
Model Airplane News Sponsors 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash

Model Airplane News Sponsors 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash

Well, the pieces are all coming together and we just received the beautiful awards for our upcoming Big Biplane Bash event. Set for September 24, this event promises to be our best yet. Hosted by the Central Connecticut RC Club, this is an all biplane and triplane event for RC models of all shapes, types […]
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