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Some of the Images I like

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments

When you are shooting planes all the time, there are some images that are rather cool to see on the disk when you get home.  Some things happen that at the time you think nothing of it, but then you see the picture and you think, wow, I got that.  Here are some images that [...]

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That settles it, VP gas for me.

Jun 21, 2011 No Comments

Well now that my Man Clarence Lee said I should buy it, it looks like I am changing my gas for the bigger aircraft.  I was able to check this fuel out a little over a year ago and found it to be very good.  But when the expert gives his opinion you can bet [...]

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Working on the new Tips and Tricks

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

I am working on the October tips and tricks for Model Airplane News.  As you can see we are giving away some pretty good stuff so if you want a piece of the action, be sure to send in your idea.  This is one of the illustrations from our good friend Richard Thompson that is [...]

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Looking for all great ideas!

Jun 20, 2011 2 Comments

Do you have a great idea that can save your fellow modelers some time and money?  Well send it on in and we may use it in “Tips and Tricks”. We’ll award you a Model Airplane News baseball cap and an Alien Aircraft kit for every idea used in “Tips & Tricks.” Send a rough [...]

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Laydown Humpty Bump, I am going to learn this maneuver.

Jun 17, 2011 No Comments

The new issue of Model Airplane News has come out  and there is a great article on performing the Lay Down Humpty Bump by David Scott (1st US RC flight school).  Starting this weekend I am going to practice that maneuver using David’s instructions and see how good I can get with it. Let me know [...]

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Bigfoot is here :-)

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

You know, this is about a six- hour drive for me, but it sound very convincing and I think they may have the proof we need.  I never knew that Bigfoot was in California, what a state, we have everything!  I especially what to hear from the person described as “Someone employed at AT&T for 11 [...]

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BH Models Wild Hots, check out our newest video

Jun 16, 2011 No Comments

Here is the latest video on our website, and it is all about the BH Models Wild Hots.  Find out what Michael York has to say about this fun flying aircraft.  The Wild Hots takes little time to build and can perform some crazy 3D maneuvers.  Looking for an easy to assemble aircraft that you can [...]

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Ipad takes to the sky

Jun 15, 2011 No Comments

This story was covered by USA Today and i found it rather interesting, very soon tablets will be everywhere. If you would like to see the video on this story check it out here: http://usat.ly/iF14u9 LOS ANGELES — As part of his daily routine for the last 15 years, Alaska Airlines pilot Randy Kleiger hauled [...]

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