Ken Park’s Blog

The thrill of the maiden flights

Jul 11, 2011 No Comments

I thought I was all set for the maiden flight of my scratch built 80″ Gas Contender back on the Canada Day weekend but I was having engine issues that evently turned out to be a spark-plug cap not snugged down tight.  – Yesterday was very gustly hot & humid.  Ok I’ll just take her out [...]

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Canadain Pylon Racing Team at US Nationals

Jul 05, 2011 No Comments

The Canadian Pylon Racing Team are all set to race at the AMA US Nationals Muncie Indiana Practice is over and racing begins You can follow the Team at Randy Smith blog In the photo Standing left Hank Kauffmann and right Terence Palaschuk on knee left Randy Smith and right Roy Andrassy After each [...]

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Billy Bishop Flies Again!

Jul 03, 2011 No Comments

  Russell Holmes flew this New tiny E-flite Nieuport 17 on a very windy Saturday afternoon. The Eflite model is stock with a Park 250 motor and speed controller – But Russell added Ailerons for amazing aerobatics that only Billy Bishop would be proud of. A Canadian Legend and VC winner Billy’s Bishop was easy to find in the [...]

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Canada Day! 01 July 2011

Jun 28, 2011 No Comments

Happy Canada Day! Please share with us and your fellow Canadians how your going too celebrate on this  special holiday! I’ve got a model project I’ve been working on all winter and want to get maidened by July 1st. The model is my scratch build project I drew up and had laser cut for myself.  Its sort of a [...]

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Biggest and Best RC Helicopter Event in Canada

Jun 22, 2011 No Comments

Do you love RC Helicopters! Then you got to come out and see some of the best RC Heli Pilots in the world this week June 23-26 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. Here is a photo of Collin Bell who just finished 6th at the XFC in Muncie Indiana, he will be at the Quebec [...]

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Good Luck! Terry Nitsch with BVM F-86

Jun 21, 2011 1 Comment

Terry the Boys from Ottawa Canada are all cheering “Good-Luck!” Terry Nitsch from Ohio who will be flying his BVM – F86 in the AMA Scale NationalsChampionship 01-03 July 2011 at Muncie Indiana – Terry came up to Ottawa andflew at our 2nd annual EDF Jet Rally hosted by the Rideau Flyers of Ottawa on June [...]

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68% Volksplane VP1 Flys at Kingston Ont

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

  Dave Emptage 68% Volksplane Dave Emptage flying 68% Volksplane in Kingston June 18 2011 Wow ! This is big. Dave Emptage from Kitchener Ont Canada drove up too Kingston Ont for the Fathers Day Fun/Fly and flew his 68% Volksplane during the open flying part of the event!  The model weight is 74lbs and [...]

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Welcome to my page–RC Northern Exposure

Jun 20, 2011 No Comments

it’s been close to a year now for me as a contributor to MAN’s Canadian Section. This has become extremely popular with the RC guys north of the border and I hope to continue bring readers some northern expossure RC news. With your help this page and the Canadian section will become a fun and [...]

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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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