Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Formation Flying without an Airplane?

Mar 18, 2013 2 Comments

Wow! Check out these intrepid Base Jumpers that stretch low-level and formation flight to the very limit! Amazing! Phoenix-Fly – The Need 4 Speed – Mountain Trails from Phoenix Fly on Vimeo.

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Members Only Workshop Build-Along Sneak Peek!

Mar 14, 2013 No Comments

Here’s a little sneak peek at the Workbench Build-Along I have been doing on the www.modelairplanenews.com/members site. If you would like to see the entire Build-Along project as well as many other Exclusive online articles, subscribe at: www.airagestore.com under “Memberships”. Topping off at just under 400 hours now, the kit built Balsa USA 1/3-scale Fokker [...]

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RC Aerial Photography: Stephen Born Combines two of His Passions

Mar 11, 2013 5 Comments

In recent years with the continued development of high performance electric motors and batteries, using RC aircraft for professional aerial photography has become extremely popular. From the drones used by the US Government to local RC hobbyist, the applications seem to be unlimited. Stephen Born is the owner, operator and pilot of AerialSkyCam, (aerialskycam.com) a [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Douglas SBD Dauntless

Mar 07, 2013 14 Comments

Paul “Limey” Rice is planning to compete in the Expert class at Top Gun with his beautifully detailed Douglas SBD Dauntless dive-bomber. Starting with Nick Ziroli 1/5-scale plans, Paul scratch built the model using basic balsa, lite-ply and A/C plywood construction. He plane has a 100 inch span, and weighs 39 pounds. It has a Zenaoh [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Rare Rallye Morane Aero Tow Plane

Mar 06, 2013 1 Comment

Steve Thomas – Takes a new direction for Top Gun 2013. Taking a new direction for Top Gun 2013, Steve Thomas is well known on the circuit for his warbirds, he has a long held affinity with WWI and WWII planes, in particular he has an interest in Russian Warbirds which are less commonly seen [...]

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MRC Super Brain Instinct 965

Mar 05, 2013 1 Comment

Do you need an AC/DC Charger with a very user-friendly Design. The new Super Brain Instinct 965 from MRC has an easy 3-Button Start and will charge 1 to 3 cell LiPo, Li-Ion, LiFe batteries, 1 to 8 cell Ni-Cd and NiMH packs and up to 12 volt Lead Acid and Gel Cell batteries. It has [...]

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Road to Top Gun: Behemoth Beaufighter

Mar 05, 2013 21 Comments

Three time Top Gun Champion, David Wigley recently completed his test flights of his amazing 1/5-scale Bristol Beaufighter and Also won Best in Show at the 2013 WRAM Show. MAN highlighted some “in primer” sneak peeks of David’s amazing in progress twin fighter project earlier last summer, and we have to say, it is one of the [...]

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Latest From the Members Only Site — Giant Scale Triplane Build-Along

Mar 04, 2013 No Comments

We are drawing close to the end of this extensive giant-scale build-along. This past weekend the cabane struts and the top wing were built and attached to the Balsa USA 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane. Check out the sequence below. To build the cabane struts and attach the top wing, you first have to install the kit’s [...]

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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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