Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Which Pitts Special do you like the best?

Jul 24, 2014 No Comments by

We just returned from the flying field where were test flew the new Micro UMX Pitts Special S1-S. With its AS3X stabilization system, we were very impress with its performance, even with a bit of wind thrown in for good measure! What’s your opinion of this mini classic and what’s your all time favorite version [...]

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Monster 40% RC scale DHC-2 Beaver

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

When it comes to big bush planes, the classic grand daddy of them all is the de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver. This amazing outback workhorse is one of the very important “Air Trucks” used to bring supplies into the furthest reaches of the rugged wildness that is Alaska. Check out this video showing the biggest RC [...]

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Shop Tip: Extending Landing Gear Axle Length

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

The stock hardware that comes with many of today’s ARF models is designed to do the job assigned and for the most part, they all get a passing grade for quality. If however you try adding accessories, the hardware may have to replaced or modified. An example of this is the new E/Z brake system [...]

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Homebuilt Project — Construction Article Extras — de Havilland DH90 Dragonfly

Jul 22, 2014 No Comments by

As a bonus for the upcoming construction article in the November issue of Electric Flight, here is the full-length construction notes from designer Ivan Pettigrew. With limited pages in the print magazine, we are pleased to offer this fully detailed version of Ivan’s article for our online readers to enjoy. All the construction photos are [...]

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Workshop Build-Along — Sopwith Camel Part 10 — Sheeting the Camel’s Hump

Jul 22, 2014 1 Comment by

Actually, the Sopwith Camel gets its name because of its hump like fairing used to blend in the twin Vickers machine Guns set just in front of the cockpit. So that is a very obvious feature for any model Camel. Here’s some pix of how I developed and sheeted this important portion of the model’s [...]

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Workshop Build-Along — Sopwith Camel Part 9 — Cheek Fairings

Jul 21, 2014 No Comments by

After a bit of break to cover the Warbirds over Delaware event, I got back in the shop for a little more quality Camel time. We left off with the aft turtle deck stringers being installed. From here forward at the top of the fuselage, the cockpit area and the machine gun “Hump” section is [...]

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Warbirds over Delaware:100+ Flightline Action Photos

Jul 15, 2014 No Comments

One of our favorite destinations during the flying season is warbird events, and the granddaddy of them all is the annual Warbirds over Delaware meet held at Lums Pond State Park in Bear, DE. This three day event is an IMAA event for giant scale warbirds from all eras. From WW1, the 20s and 30s, [...]

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Flybys from the flightline at Warbirds over Delaware!

Jul 12, 2014 No Comments

 

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Senior Technical Editor About Me: I have a lifelong passion for all things scale, and I love to design, build and fly scale RC airplanes. With 20 plus years as part of the Air Age family of magazines, I love producing Model Airplane News and Electric Flight.
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