Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Hottest E-Action from NEAT Fair 2011

Sep 18, 2011 2 Comments

          Had a great time chatting with the folks from Hobbico, Hitec, Castle Creations and all the rest of the vendors. The weekend was a big success for the NEAT Fair. Great weather and thankfully, NO RAIN! From one side of the flightline to the other, there was awesmone Electric flight action from [...]

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Mass Electric Flight at Rhinebeck Aerodrome

Sep 15, 2011 No Comments

The 45th RC Jamboree was a lot of fun on several levels! One really fun event was the Saturday Mass launch and flight for 36 inch and smaller electric powered airplanes. I got so caught up in the excitement, I donated my own MAN hat to the last man down, for having the longest flight! [...]

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Kondor Model Products L-4 Grasshopper–Exclusive Online Flight Test and Review

Sep 15, 2011 2 Comments

This Exclusive Sneak Peek will be published in the February 2012 issue of Model Airplane News. Reviewer and Test Pilot Aaron Ham, reports that: “makes a great trainer thatr just happens to be legal for warbird events–A J-3 Cub in military dress.”   Built between 1937 and 1947 by Piper Aircraft. The Piper Cub was [...]

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Video Footage from the Rhinebeck RC Jamboree

Sep 12, 2011 3 Comments

This past weekend, Gerry Yarrish attended the 45th annual Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree in NY and had a great time bring all the fun and excitement to the MAN website. Be sure to check out all our on-site action footage. This years WW1 and Classic RC aviation Jamboree saw a new format for the event [...]

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Saturday at the Aerodrome — Rhinebeck RC Jamboree

Sep 10, 2011 1 Comment

With the sun shining and more planes and pilots joining the party, the 2011 RC Jamboree is picking up steam and the fun factor is kicking into overdrive.   Here are some of the great airplanes sitting waiting their turn at the pilot station.    

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Friday At the Aerodrome — Rhinebeck 2011

Sep 09, 2011 No Comments

If there is a place where the passion of RC melds together with the magic of vintage Aviation history, it has to be the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, in NY. Each year the second weekend in September, the time barriors fold together and bring the best of antique aeroplanes and RC scale models in a way [...]

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Old Rhinebeck RC Jamboree — Online Coverage

Sep 09, 2011 1 Comment

Signs of the time! Well, it’s that time of year again and I can’t think of a better way to signal the approaching end of summer than spending the weekend at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in NY. This year is the 45th annual event for RC WW1 and vintage classic scale airplanes. Folks from all [...]

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One day till the Ole’ Rhinebeck WW1 Jamboree

Sep 08, 2011 No Comments

The rain has stopped and the trailer is packed! Watch for some “from the Aerodrome” updates this weekend!

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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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