John Reid’s Blog

Fly the Elevator

Jun 25, 2012 5 Comments

The elevator is one of the first 3D maneuvers many pilots learn.  In his September Model Airplane News article, Dave Scott has this to say about this maneuver; “During an elevator, the airplane remains fully stalled and drops almost vertically in a flat attitude.”  See what Jason Benson has to say about this maneuver in [...]

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Aerobeez Sbach 300, First Look!

Jun 19, 2012 4 Comments

That’s right we got our hands on this great looking aerobat from Aerobeez, the Sbach 300.  Our frequent contributor Mike Gantt put it through the ringer to see just how well this bird flies.  Mike had nothing but good things to say about this great looking plane, check out his complete review in Model Airplane [...]

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Some more great work from Young Park

Jun 18, 2012 No Comments

A true Master, here is his P-51

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A True Craftsman!

Jun 14, 2012 7 Comments

Hawaii resident Young Park  creates true scale masterpieces out of aluminum. Each aircraft is meticulously crafted, with functional cables and controls and painstaking scale details. Mr. Park generously donated his first (cutaway) Corsair model to the Joe Martin Foundation. It can be seen in its display at the Foundation’s museum in the Sherline building in [...]

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Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk, First Look!

Jun 13, 2012 1 Comment

We got our first look at the Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk, and we were impressed.  The P-40B is an easy to assemble ARF that went together quickly, with very clear directions.  Once done you have a great looking fighter that is very solid in the air right out of the box with no modifications. We [...]

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Finally, A Flying Car!

Jun 12, 2012 2 Comments

I want one of these, finally a flying car! check out the video

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Hyper Taxi: out of this world aerobat

Jun 05, 2012 4 Comments

If you are the type of pilot who likes to fly unusual or different airplanes, then the E-flite Hyper Taxi is your bird!  This plane comes complete and only needs to be binded to your favorite Spektrum or JR transmitter. Once you have that connection you will enjoy flying one of the most unusual flying [...]

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AeroWorks Yak 55M: first look!

May 30, 2012 No Comments

We just completed the review on this great flying aerobatic performer, the AeroWorks Yak 55M.  In this video check out and see what Mike Gantt, the reviewer, has to say about the assembly of this new aircraft from AeroWorks.  Our top-notch pilot Jason Benson steps up to give you his view on the flying performance [...]

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