Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Workshop Tips — Covering & Final Assembly — Florio Flyer 60 Build-along

Mar 12, 2012 8 Comments

Well, we finally did it! We’ve completed the building and workshop phase of the Florio Flyer 60 Build-along. From opening the box till the final covering piece was ironed into place too from February 1, to March 10. Not too bad for a kit built airlplane! I know some flying buddies that take a month [...]

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10 Great Fun Fly Events and Ideas

Mar 09, 2012 3 Comments

 Try these RC aerial challenges to add fun and excitement to your club’s next aero picnic! Well it came up recently at a club meeting, while I was talking about my online build for the  Florio Flyer 60 Fun Fly plane… what exactly is a Fun Fly Plane and what you do with one…! Really?! I [...]

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Graupner MX-16 HOTT 2.4GHz radio — Sneak peek!

Mar 06, 2012 3 Comments

Sometimes I just smile when the morning mail shows up. Today, the new Graupner MX-16 radio system arrived for review in MAN! This is a pretty snazzy rig and it comes with a lot of bells and whistles including, computer interface and built-in realtime telemetry for in-flight monitoring of basic aircraft conditions like receiver battery [...]

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Florida Jets This Weekend — Don’t Miss all the Hot Jet Action

Mar 04, 2012 3 Comments

Don’t miss all the amazing Jet action at this the largest all-Jet event in the country! Demo flights, vendors and great one of a kind RC Turbine powered jets. Paradise Field on West Pipkin Road at intersection Airshow Road (Gate 36), Lakeland, FL Hotel info at www.franktiano.com or 863 607-6611; local info & travel at [...]

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Indoor Micro RC Fun — Central CT RC Club Fly “IN”

Mar 04, 2012 1 Comment

After a rather mild winter, the members of the CCRCC club in Farmington, CT had a micro RC get-together at the Johnny Cake Airport’s new SportPlex building. Several clubs from the Connecticut area also took part in this fun filled evening.       What was being flown? We’ll you name it! Several scratch built [...]

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Model Airplane News Video Tour — WRAM 2012

Mar 02, 2012 No Comments

video platform video management video solutions video player Take our video trip down the vendor isles and the Static competition tables at the 2012 WRAM show.  

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JTEC / Radiowave Pitts Model-12 Short Kits — WRAM Update

Mar 01, 2012 No Comments

J-TEC well known for their popular large volume mufflers and giant scale accessories is now the exclusive supplier of the popular “Bob Trueworthy” Pitts M-12 Short Kits.  The J-Tec guys were right across from the MAN booth at the 2012 WRAM Show and they were always busy. Proudly showing off the finished Trueworthy Designs 26% Pitts Model 12 it [...]

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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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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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