Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Happy New Year — First RC Flight of the Year

Jan 01, 2012 No Comments

What a perfect day! After doing some yard work clearing up some more of the broken wood from our October Snow Storm, Rebecca, Piper and I headed to the local school field for a quick RC flight to ring in the New Year! Becca took all the pix and Piper made a great Spotter. She [...]

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E-flite Hawker Sea Fury 480 — update with video

Dec 29, 2011 4 Comments

I just cracked open the box for the new Sea Fury from E-flite. Man this one looks like a keeper and I will be putting this warbird together for review and flight test by week’s end. For the power system I will be installing the Park 480 brushless outrunner motor with a 40-amp E-flite Pro [...]

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Happy Holidays to all my RC Friends

Dec 25, 2011 1 Comment

Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year. I hope you all get that special RC present you’ve been good all year for. If you get something special, tell me what it is. I might add it to my list for next year! Cheers, GY

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Flyzone Fokker Dr.1 Triplane — Just in for Review

Dec 23, 2011 2 Comments

Wow! We just got this cool little micro indoor fly in the office for review. I actually flew one of the pre-production samples back in April at the Toledo show and it looks like the wait has been worth it! This little Red Baron ride comes complete with its own 2.4GHz mini Tactic radio system [...]

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Fox Mfg. Billet Fuel Container Topper

Dec 22, 2011 2 Comments

If you fly giant scale gas powered RC airplanes, and who doesn’t?, you know the importance of keeping your fuel clean. Designed to work with the BLITZ brand gasoline cans (available at Wal-Mart and other hardware stores,) the new Fox “Fuel Can Topper” kit is a great way to keep your supply of fuel clean [...]

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ParkZone S.E.5a Scout — Video Report Card

Dec 22, 2011 No Comments

Featured in the March 2012 issue of Electric Flight, this Pilot Report by Sr. Tech. Editor Gerry Yarrish offers the latest up close info for this great flying icon of WW1 British airpower. Check it out! video platform video management video solutions video player

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End of U.S. Manned Space Flight Program!

Dec 20, 2011 2 Comments

The Headlines Read: Dec. 16 — NASA powered down the space shuttle Discovery for a final time Friday, more than 28 years after the agency’s retired fleet leader first came alive, the Discovery space transport vehicle was “unplugged” inside Orbiter Processing Facility-1 (OPF-1) at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. With the official ending of [...]

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3D Aerobatics Made Easy DVD — now available!

Dec 14, 2011 No Comments

I had a lot of fun working with expert pilot John Glezellis and our video guy Joe Arthur this past summer filming our newest educational DVD “3D “Aerobatics Made Easy.” Well the wait is over and it is now available at the AirAgeStore.com website. So, go ahead and unleash your inner airshow pilot, this high-definition [...]

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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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