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Custom Servo Installation

Mar 02, 2022 4 Comments

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

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Wintertime Flying with Skis!

Nov 16, 2018 Comments Off on Wintertime Flying with Skis!

Oh yes! Winter RC flying will soon be upon us! For some rugged souls there’s nothing better than getting out of the house in the Winter and getting into the fresh crisp air with deep blue sky’s and plenty of sunshine. When the white stuff is on the ground all the skis come out.   Here are […]

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EDF Jet Rally Ottawa June 16-17th 2012

Jun 07, 2012 Comments Off on EDF Jet Rally Ottawa June 16-17th 2012

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    

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Helmet cams – Great idea at RC events!

Apr 24, 2012 3 Comments

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

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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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 Comments Off on Auction Time – Kingston RC Club Sat Feb 18th

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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New Canadain made Giant Scale Motor “Klassen F110 Widowmaker”

Dec 07, 2011 1 Comment

This is got to be the jewel in the crown for anyone building Giant Scale WWII fighter these days! Wow you got too see this motor in person to appreciate it! The Klassen F-110 Widowmaker can be seen at the 2012 WRAM and Toledo Weaksignals RC Expo’s Specs are as follows:              Displacement:           110cc             […]

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For some in Canada Winter is here!

Nov 21, 2011 Comments Off on For some in Canada Winter is here!

Ya some in Western Alberta and BC have already have had snow. – 8 today comming into work Ya its feeling alot like winter.  So have you changed into “Building-Mode”  I was very much inspired this fall with a E-Jets event I attended in Ohio in Sept and vowed to get one – So this weekend […]

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Canadian Content Turnbuckle Kit Review – Soon

Oct 20, 2011 Comments Off on Canadian Content Turnbuckle Kit Review – Soon

Colin Geisel finished in the top 3 at this years Kingston Fathers Day Fun/Fly Sportsman Comp.  So its only fitting he was asked to do a kit review on the Turnbuckle model he built from the laser cut kit produced by Rolly Siemonson.  The Turnbuckle is like a TIMEX Watch it takes a licking and […]

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Ayhab Khalil is Hucking his Heli at Huckfest

Oct 06, 2011 Comments Off on Ayhab Khalil is Hucking his Heli at Huckfest

Ayhab Khalil of Missassaga came out for Huckfest hosted by the Flying Tigers of Hamilton on Saturday Oct 01 2011.  Ayhab was flying a TREX 700 Nitro with V-bar fiberless system running 30% Nitro 20% oil sure made this machine run great.  Hucking at Huckfest is not just for Giant Scale 3D monsters but everyone who […]

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Oct 03, 2011 Comments Off on HUCKFEST !!!

Saturday Oct 1st 2011 was a new milestone set by Trevor Brum who organized HUCKFEST a 3D freestyle event.  Hosted by the Hamilton Flying Tigers in Hamilton Ontario.  This event was a great way to end a great season of flying.  The weather was ugly with a bitter cold cross wind and the threat of […]

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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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