John Reid’s Blog

Red Tail Conversion, Flight video

Dec 29, 2011 No Comments

This is the final installment of our Red-Tail conversion of the AeroWorks P-51 Mustang.  In this video, we have John Reid telling you why he wanted to take the time to do the Red-Tail conversion and we have the Mustang in the air.  Enjoy.

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Amazing scale detail in a miniature world!

Dec 19, 2011 No Comments

You won’t believe the detail in this amazing miniature world! Consider this 5-minute video your moment of zen in this high-paced holiday season.  

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Humpty Bump with a Hammer Head/Stall Turn maneuver combination

Dec 08, 2011 1 Comment

This video will give you the inside information you need to perform the Humpty bump with a Hammer Head/Stall Turn maneuver combination.  Pilot Jason Benson shares his techniques on performing this very useful maneuvers.  Jason gives you everything you need to perfect your own flying skills.

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Humpty Bump with a Cross Box Maneuver

Dec 07, 2011 1 Comment

This video will give you the inside information you need to perform the Humpty bump with a Cross Box maneuver combination.  Pilot Jason Benson shares his techniques on performing this very useful maneuvers so you can perfect your own flying skills.

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Become a Soldering Expert

Dec 06, 2011 6 Comments

Would you like to learn how to solder like the pros?  Then you will want to watch this 4-part series on Soldering. West Coast Senior Editor, John Reid shows you all of the stuff you will need to get professional results with your soldering.  Enjoy Part two, of this four part series on Soldering Battery [...]

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Hangar 9 Pawnee Interview

Dec 05, 2011 No Comments

This video is our interview with Michael York about this great looking and rather large Hangar 9 Pawnee.  This outstanding plane is one you will want to own. Once you are done with the video, we have some extra photos for your viewing pleasure.  For more details on the Pawnee look for the complete review [...]

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Vacuum Bagging

Dec 01, 2011 No Comments

My first try at vacuum bagging, and while it was not a complete success I did learn what not to do and what things work.  I was very unsure about trying this because it seems to be very complicated when I read the instructions, but I found out it was quite simple.  My next attempt [...]

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Panther F9F Electric Jet: Super-Size, Super Fast!

Nov 29, 2011 15 Comments

Last week I got to meet up with Mike Greenshields from Global Hobby Distributors to check out their newest ARF.  It is a rather large EDF from N-Tech Jets and I have to say that this is one great looking and flying plane.  It looks great just sitting on the runway, and in the air–wow!  [...]

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