Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Horizon Hobby Video Booth Tour — WRAM Show

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments

One of the busiest booths at the 2012 WRAM show was the Horizon Hobby Display area. There were a bunch of great products to see and several new airplanes both in the WW1 and WW2 catagories! Check out what’s new as Gerry Yarrish chats with Product Developer Matt Andren! video platform video management video solutions [...]

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Great Planes Micro F-86 Sabre Jet EDF — Video interview with Chris Sydor

Mar 01, 2012 1 Comment

video platform video management video solutions video player There was lots to see at the 2012 WRAM show at the Meadowlands Expo Center in NJ. The new Great Planes F-86 Micro EDF was on of the coolest new indoor flyers at the event. Check out the video!  

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Indoor RC Fly In March 3 Burlington, CT

Mar 01, 2012 3 Comments

Hey we are getting ready for our first INDOOR RC get-together at the new Soccer SportPlex at the old Johnny Cake Airport on Route 4. The inside area is 3 soccer fields side to side so plenty of room to commit aviation.   I have several micro flyers and will have some available at the [...]

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Best in Show! 1/3-scale Sopwith Camel

Feb 27, 2012 No Comments

  Perhaps one of the most highly sought after titles for serious RC Scale modelers is the “Best in Show” award from the annual WRAM Show. And this year’s winner of the title from the 2012 WRAM show was the talented Mike Gross Sr., with his amazing 1/3-scale Sopwith Camel. Held this year at the [...]

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WRAM Update — HiMax Motors Glider Gear

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Know for their awesome brushless motors and accessories, the HiMax Motors and Maxx Products booth had lots of great gear on display including Glider retracts available in small, medium and large sizes. These electric driven units are compact and very high quality. Also, they had a cool looking towhook release mechanism that fits easily in the [...]

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WRAM Update — BP Hobbies Powered Paper Planes?

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Ok want something completely different? how about a paper airplane powered by a brushless motor? Sure, BP Hobbies could not keep up with the demand for these great little “Power Up” free flight flyers. And, there’s no battery onboard! It has a capacitor that you charge up with a hand-held battery holder. Sweet!  

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WRAM Update — Giant Fokker Triplane ARF

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Wow! OK this has my name all over it! Everyone who know me even a little knows I love WW1 airplanes. Now what about a 1/3-scale Fokker Triplane? Oh yea! I want it badly! This great looking Dr.1 from Easy Tiger Models is ideal for 50 -75cc gas engines and it comes already painted over [...]

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MAN Online Build-along Project at WRAM Show

Feb 26, 2012 No Comments

Hey, if you missed Sr. Tech Editor Gerry Yarrish on Friday at the WRAM show, be sure to come back on Sunday and chat with him at the MAN booth! Gerry will be showing off the Florio Flyer 60 he has been building for the MAN online Build-along. Stop by, say hi and enter for [...]

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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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