Author Archives: Bredehoft

New Short Kit and Other Product Updates

First off – a new kit announcement – the long-awaited (is anyone waiting for this?) PBY NoCal Short Kit.  I spent this morning cutting and packing ten of these short kits.  This is not a simple model, as it is … Continue reading

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FAC CONTEST REPORT – McCook Field Squadron @ Muncie

Event Results below. For several years now, the Dayton Squadron has hosted an annual 2-day FAC contest in Muncie.  As it falls in June, it is generally a good opportunity to do a final trim for Geneseo on the big … Continue reading

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FAC and AMA PARTICIPANTS – PRE-ORDER NOW !!!!

Customers!  Help ME to help YOU!  If you are planning on going to the FAC non-Nats in Geneseo (mid-July) or the AMA Nats in Muncie (end of July), PLEASE consider pre-ordering.  This will help me in that I go to … Continue reading

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Roscoe Turner Squadron Contest Report – 27 May 2017

*** – Pictures and Event Results below – *** Pat Murray is trying to get his Roscoe Turner Squadron spun up and they held their first contest today at the AMA Flying Site in Muncie. Two Cloudbusters traveled down to … Continue reading

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Mid May Meanderings

I guess it is time for an update.  I’ve been slow in posting one, so we will give it a go today. This past week, I have been trying something new on Facebook: I’ve been posting a Modeling Pic of … Continue reading

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This Week in 2017 – Stuff

People might not believe me, but things seem to be slow this week.  I’ve been working on a couple of “tribute” plans and models; one is for a local legend and I will reveal it after Sunday (when I reveal … Continue reading

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Stu Weckerly, Current FAC Kanone Leader, Gone West at 91 Years

Today, the Cloudbusters got word that Stu Weckerly passed away on the 18th of April.  To my knowledge, there was no obituary.  Stu was a quiet man and he lived alone, without family, so details are scarce.  Here are some … Continue reading

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Building and Repairing; a Slow Week

It feels like it has been a slow week, with little “news” to share.  I’ve been busy; the weather is getting warmer and I am doing more things outside.  I worked on both my Studebaker and my truck.  Of course, … Continue reading

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New Plane – Nearly Gone!

Today, I finished my Durham Mystery for my small field Embryo.  I am not sure why I want this for a small field, since my last one flew away straight up off that same small field. Anyway, I took it … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned – Mass Launch Fun

Maybe the title for this should be “So You THINK You Can Fly”… This will be a cautionary tale of mistakes I made yesterday that caused me to be less than competitive.  I will also include two examples that can … Continue reading

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