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Ken Park

Brian Perkins’ RAF SE5a Scout–An RC Spotlight!

Brian Perkins’ RAF SE5a Scout–An RC Spotlight!

Photos and Words by Ken Park   I first met Brian Perkins at the Kingston Radio Control Club last fall at the August Giant Scale IMAA event and I enjoyed seeing him beat up the flying field flying his large Spitfire.  With just one look you can tell Brian has a passion for scale and […]
Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Canada’s Oldest Fun Fly Event–And still going strong!

Kingston RC Modelers’ 36th annual Father’s Day Fun Fly You can’t give you dad a better gift than a trip to this Canadian Field of Fun! By Ken Park Wow 36 years!  This event over the decades has seen it all ups and downs in attendance and everything from being totally washed out or blown […]
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Sepp Uiberlacher and his MXVI Spitfire

Kawartha Classic Scale Contest Aug 6/7 2011

I’ve got the urge to go report on some nice scale models and I’ve been told this is the place to do it! The KAWARTHA CLASSIC SCALE Event This is the Southeast Ontario Zone Scale Championship Eastern Canada US Scalemasters Qualifier Top Gun Qualifier August 6 & 7, 2011 Hosted by the Kawartha Lakes Radio Control […]
Have you tried FPV?

Have you tried FPV?

(FPV) First Person Viewing Mark Betuzzi who lives and flys near Kamloops, which is the central interior of British Columbia about 225 miles northeast of Vancouver.  Mark is having a great time flying RC and and said he would like to share with us a  report on our introduction to First Person View (Taking place August […]
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Calvin Goble – RC Spotlight – Upper Canada Fun/Fly

Calvin Goble – RC Spotlight – Upper Canada Fun/Fly

Calvin Goble of Carleton Place, Ontario came on out to fly at the Upper Canada Fun/Fly July 16/17th.  Now this event is a a big top drawer event located at the Smiths Falls Russ Beach airport.  Ya the fun/fly closed an airport for a full weekend just for RC! With a 100 plus pilots and planes […]
Shutting down after practice


I was at the UpperCanada Fun/Fly Saturday July 17th at Smiths Falls Ontario Mun Airport – This is a great event but made even better after the RC flying is done – The airport is home to a Father/Son who fly Pitts Specials so around 7pm they went out and had a practice – It […]
Do it yourself easy barbs on brass fuel line tubes

Gas Fuel Tank – Extra on Gerry Yarrish how to post

Just wanted too add to Gerry Yarrish – How too do a Gas fuel tank You can easily add barbs too the brass tubes using very fine telephone wire wrapped 4-5 times and soldered into place – Fuel lines won’t slip off – The other thing a lot of people do is loop the vent […]
The Upper Canada FUN/FLY July 16-17

The Upper Canada FUN/FLY July 16-17

The Upper Canada Fun/Fly is better known as the MAAC Zone G annual fun/fly The event is held at the Smiths Falls airport thats features a 4,000 ft of runway for your RC fun.  You will see all that RC can offer at this event. The airport is located 11kms from the town of Smiths […]

The thrill of the maiden flights

I thought I was all set for the maiden flight of my scratch built 80″ Gas Contender back on the Canada Day weekend but I was having engine issues that evently turned out to be a spark-plug cap not snugged down tight.  – Yesterday was very gustly hot & humid.  Ok I’ll just take her out […]

Canadain Pylon Racing Team at US Nationals

The Canadian Pylon Racing Team are all set to race at the AMA US Nationals Muncie Indiana Practice is over and racing begins You can follow the Team at Randy Smith blog www.muncienats11.blogspot.com In the photo Standing left Hank Kauffmann and right Terence Palaschuk on knee left Randy Smith and right Roy Andrassy After each […]
Billy Bishop Flies again

Billy Bishop Flies Again!

  Russell Holmes flew this New tiny E-flite Nieuport 17 on a very windy Saturday afternoon. The Eflite model is stock with a Park 250 motor and speed controller – But Russell added Ailerons for amazing aerobatics that only Billy Bishop would be proud of. A Canadian Legend and VC winner Billy’s Bishop was easy to find in the […]
Canada Day! 01 July 2011

Canada Day! 01 July 2011

Happy Canada Day! Please share with us and your fellow Canadians how your going too celebrate on this  special holiday! I’ve got a model project I’ve been working on all winter and want to get maidened by July 1st. The model is my scratch build project I drew up and had laser cut for myself.  Its sort of a […]
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