Gerry Yarrish’s Blog

On the Wrong Side of the Camera

May 26, 2011 No Comments

I am by definition an editor and photographer! I am most comfortable on the back side of a camera looking through the lens. Well, my good buddies and ace RC event photographers Jim T. Graham  and MAN contributor, Jerry Smith took some of these unauthorized photos of me working the 2011 Joe Nall flightline! Here’s proof anyway [...]

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Stryker F-27Q from ParkZone

May 20, 2011 No Comments

With a span of 37 inces and powered by a 480-size brushless outrunner power system, this newest version of the popular Stryker swept delta wing design is a hot ticket! We just got our test sample of the “Q” version and will be test flying it next week! Watch for a review in the next issue of Electric [...]

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Classic Cutters-Great Additions for your Toolbox

May 18, 2011 1 Comment

One thing is for sure, if you are into even the simplist of RC modeling projects, you have to deal with cutting and bending (and soldering) Music wire and control cables. I am a firm believer in using “the right tool for the job” and this is for speed as well as safety for any [...]

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Epilog Zing 24 40Watt Laser Cutter Review

May 18, 2011 15 Comments

Online Exclusive Product Review: Epilog 40Watt Zing 24 Laser Cutter By: Gerry Yarrish Our RC hobby is a tool and workbench kind of activity. Once beyond the basics modelers begin to invest more time and effort with their models. Steadily a lifelong collection of tools develops. From specialty mini clamps, razor planes and X-Acto knives, to [...]

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MAN Team at Work!

May 17, 2011 No Comments

Here’s a pair of hard working editors! Oh yea, that’s me and Debra Cleghorn at Top Gun looking for that “Perfect” flight shot!

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Youth Group attends the 2011 Joe Nall

May 16, 2011 No Comments

A youth group from the Grace United Methodist Church in Williamston, SC for the second year in a row made the trip to the annual Joe Nall Fly In at Triple Tree Aerodrome. Approximately 30 people attended the event including parents. From last year’s trip the group now has five new RC flyers and say they [...]

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Best Biplane at Joe Nall-Jeff Holsinger’s Turbine Model-12 Pitts

May 15, 2011 No Comments

I think if you are going to invest in a turbo-prop aircraft, it should be a biplane! Well, that what Jeff Holsinger must think also. Here’s his beautiful Turbine model-12 Pitts and did it have some awesome performmance. Wow!

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On the Way to the Joe Nall!

May 11, 2011 No Comments

Wow! after a decent flight from hartford to Charlott I was able to snag a ride in a Dash-8 for the short 30 minute ride to Greenville! Off to the Triple Tree now! See ya!

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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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