John Reid’s Blog

Programming for 3D

Nov 12, 2013 2 Comments

We always learn how to perform new maneuvers by watching the stick movements of a top notch pilot, but what the pilot knows is that there computer mixes is what makes their life easier when controlling the aircraft.  Now we are going to present a few tips that will make it easier for you to perform those [...]

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A new SR-72 Concept Plane from Skunk Works

Nov 04, 2013 No Comments

Here is something I thought I would pass along. This would make a cool scale project.  PICTURES: Skunk Works reveals Mach 6.0 SR-72 concept By:   Stephen Trimble Washington DC 05:27 1 Nov 2013 Source:   Lockheed Martin’s Skunk Works is proposing to develop a new aircraft for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions that is [...]

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Exclusive sneak peek! Hangar 9 Giant Corsair

Oct 23, 2013 20 Comments

That’s right, we got the exclusive on the great looking and flying Hangar 9 F4u-1D Corsair 60cc. I have to say that this is a fun build and the kit almost falls together with almost perfect part fit.  We added almost all of the extra scale details that are optional and available from Hangar 9, [...]

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Flying The Inverted Circle

Oct 17, 2013 No Comments

Flying a plane inverted can be intimidating, now add a circle to that mix and it can almost be frightful if you’re not used to inverted flight. Our ace pilot instructor, Jason Benson, shows you how to tackle this maneuver without worrying about having the plane upside down. As with many maneuvers once you learn [...]

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Some very cool stuff here

Oct 15, 2013 No Comments

Ever thought you couldn’t fly a drone, well check this out, maybe you can, all you have to do is think about making a fist.

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Drone developers working with farmers to harvest grapes

Oct 10, 2013 No Comments

This is a story that comes right out of my own backyard, well sort of, it is in California.  Developers at 3D Robotics are working with the Kunde Family Vineyards in Kenwood, CA to test a project using photos from drones in the sky that give on-demand aerial images of their farm.  These images allow [...]

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The good old days of flying

Sep 26, 2013 2 Comments

Way too many rules, what do they think we are, pilots?

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The Blue Angels: between heaven & earth

Sep 24, 2013 6 Comments

Seeing a demonstration by the amazing Blue Angels Navy Air Team is definitely on my bucket list … these guys are the cream of the crop when it comes to flying. Here is a great bit of history featuring  Al Taddeo, one of the original Blue Angels, who died this year at the age of [...]

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