Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

Half-Scale Piper L-4 Grasshopper

Aug 09, 2011 No Comments

If you like Pipers then you’ll love this Half Scale L-4 Grasshopper I video taped at the 20th annual Warbirds over Delaware event in Newark, DE. Check it out! It is built from 200% enlarged 1/4-scale Balsa USA plans.  

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Model Airplane News Sponsors 10th Annual Big Biplane Bash

Aug 09, 2011 1 Comment

Well, the pieces are all coming together and we just received the beautiful awards for our upcoming Big Biplane Bash event. Set for September 24, this event promises to be our best yet. Hosted by the Central Connecticut RC Club, this is an all biplane and triplane event for RC models of all shapes, types [...]

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World’s Largest RC Aircraft? C-17 Globemaster III

Aug 06, 2011 3 Comments

C-17 Globemaster III, by Davie Mathews This 1/9-scale RC C-17 Globemaster model was built in the UK. It is a special “one off” model and is possibly the largest RC model aircraft flying today. It was custom designed and built for a Discovery Channel documentary that aired in the UK and is the work a [...]

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New England Scale Masters Qualifier–2003

Aug 06, 2011 No Comments

A Blast from the Past! (above) Local News Guy take a photo of my Piper L-4. Hey, I was cleaning out my drawer at work and found an old lost CD. It contained several pix from my competition at the U.S. Scale Masters Qualifier Scale event. I teamed up with my good friend George Leu [...]

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Fleet Biplane Model-2 You can Build

Jul 31, 2011 2 Comments

 Pat Tritle is a great and talented RC airplane designer and you can buy plans for his newest plane, the Fleet Biplane Model-2. This 1/8-scale electric flyer weighs only 18 oz. and is powered by a Park 400 Outrunner. The Wingspan is 42 in. and the Length is 32 in. You can order this Golden Age [...]

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Aerobatics Made Easy DVD #3–Behind the Scenes Action

Jul 30, 2011 No Comments

video platform video management video solutions video player   We just finishied shooting the flight sequences for our upcoming Aerobatics Made Easy #3 DVD dealing with 3D and Freestyle maneuvers. John Glezellis is again our pilot and Joe Authur shot the High Def footage. I used a Flip Cam to capture some moments at the [...]

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E-flite Super Cub 25e–Awesome Test Flight

Jul 29, 2011 2 Comments

I had a great day at the flying field testing out the new Super Cub from E-flite. this electric powered 25e ARF version of the Piper has great looks and even better performance. Watch for my full review in the November 2011 issue of Electric Flight magazine   If you have never flown a tail-dragger, [...]

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The Yarrish’s day at the shore!

Jul 25, 2011 No Comments

The behind the scenes story on Anita’s world famous Clam Chowder!  

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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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