Ken Park’s Blog

Workbench Secrets — Custom Servo Installation

Mar 12, 2014 4 Comments by

This neat workbench trick is the work of Ken Park who worked out his servo installation issues while working on an EDF jet with relatively thin wing panels. Here’s what Ken has to say. Well, it’s been a lot of fun getting into RC Jetsbut what I have noticed is that the really impressive ones come mainly as [...]

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Electric Retracts Installation–Easier than you think!

Apr 29, 2013 4 Comments by

When you start to assemble an EDF jet, one of the required tasks is to work out and install your retractable landing gear. Modifying and installing E-flite gear in a jet is relatively simple and MAN contributor Ken Park recently accomplished the task for his new Viper Jet. Check it out, it’s easier than you [...]

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EDF Jet Rally Ottawa June 16-17th 2012

Jun 07, 2012 No Comments by

Hey almost time for a ton of fun flying EDF Jets in Ottawa The Rideau Flyers are hosting the 3rd annual EDF Jet Rally on the Father’s Day weekend so check it out and hope to see you there! Join us for some real need for speed fun http://www.rideauflyers.com    

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Helmet cams – Great idea at RC events!

Apr 24, 2012 3 Comments by

Wow saw this last weekend 21 Apr 2012 at the Keswick model Aircraft Club Inc flying field. Ken Clark a member of the Stony Creek Hawks came out with his new Helmet Cam Rig.  Its a bike helmet with a home made stand for the Sony HD Handycam.  With this Ken is using a I-Top single right [...]

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Clocks went forward one hour – Ski’s off wheels on!

Mar 13, 2012 No Comments by

Yes it happened that fast!!!! Spring has sprung here in Ottawa, Ontario Canada!!! We got Canadian gease flying back and robins singing everywhere! I went out flying last Sunday 11 march with my “Turnbuckle” a .40 sized fun/fly plane and found the runway bare with just a few puddles.  The snow litterly vanished overnight here [...]

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February Time for Winter Flying!

Feb 06, 2012 No Comments by

Winter Flying – Just get out and do it! Just one of two Big Stik 60′sGerry Pronovost flying 1950′s Brigadier 32 Satio 4 stroke Oh yes! Winter RC Flying Nothing better than getting out of the house into the fresh crisp air with deep blue sky’s and plenty of sunshine.  My local club the “Rideau RC [...]

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New Mug shot

Jan 19, 2012 1 Comment

Hey it was great to get a email from a fellow RC magazine reporter like myself  We were both covering the Electric Ducted Fan jets @ Ejets International in Ohio.  My stuff went into Electric Flight magazine and he got his photos  into RC Jets International.  Make a long story short my Mug Shot got into his [...]

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Auction Time – Kingston RC Club Sat Feb 18th

Jan 10, 2012 No Comments

Just a quick note! The Kingston Radio Control Club will be hosting its annual Auction on Saturday Feb 18th starting at 10am – at the RCAFA club building located out at the Kingston Airport. You can’t miss it! It has a yellow Harvard on a pedestal out front. Bring you gently used stuff and go [...]

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About the author

Ken provides the event, project and people coverage for our “north of the border” section. He has been flying RC planes since he was 16 and has competed in the MAAC Nationals. He’s now getting into EDF jets and giant-scale gassers. He gets a big kick from designing from scratch on his laptop and laser-cutting “kits” for himself.
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