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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: LOS ANGELES — As part of his daily routine for the last 15 years, Alaska Airlines pilot Randy Kleiger hauled [...]

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Even more great U.K. Aviation Photos from 1930′s

Jun 13, 2011 No Comments

De Havilland DH88 Comet G-ACSS ‘Grosvenor House’ being pushed into one of the hangars at Mildenhall, 1934 MacRobertson Air Race. This aircraft, flown by C.W.A. Scott and T. Campbell Black, won the air race, reaching Melbourne in an elapsed time of 71 hours. Lockheed DL-1A Vega, G-ABGK named ‘Puck’. Flown in the 1934 MacRobertson Air [...]

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Still more great U.K. Aviation Photos from 1930′s

Jun 11, 2011 No Comments

The unusually configured, Pander S.4, PH-OST, was crewed by (left to right) Mr Pronk, G.J. Geysendorffer, ex K.L.M. chief test pilot, and Mr Asjes and was to finish it’s participation in the 1934 MacRobertson Air race at Allahabad, Iraq when it suffered a round collision and burnt out. Lockheed DL-1A Vega, G-ABGK named ‘Puck’ being [...]

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Some more great U.K. Aviation Photos from 1930′s

Jun 10, 2011 No Comments

Bellanca 28-70, EI-AAZ, ‘The Irish Swoop’ being weighed in one of Mildenhall’s hangars, days before the 1934 MacRobertson  Air Race. It was to be flown by Colonel Fitzmaurice, but had to withdraw before the race as the aircraft had not completed official  load testing for fuel capacity. This DC-2, PJ-AJU, came overall second and winner [...]

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Gizmag shows us the future of UAVs

Jun 09, 2011 No Comments

UAVs require a complex system of satellite link up to help them fly over enemy terrain.  But many of them start out as remote control prototypes.  A good example of this is this story that appeared on Gizmag showing the future of UAVs with this RC prototype produced by the engineer students of UC San [...]

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