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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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FOR SALE – Model Builder & AAM – $2 each

In the mid-80s, I discovered Model Builder magazine – it gave me my introduction to Free Flight.  I bought copies at the local news stand and then subscribed.  I also bought up older copies at swap shops when I found … Continue reading

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2016 Lessons Learned #1 – Power and Glide Trimming

I started flying Free Flight in the mid ’80s – so I’ve been doing this a long time.  Still, it amazes me what I don’t know; I still am learning things.  Another surprise is why it takes so long for … Continue reading

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Report #3 – JACK MOSES – Smilin’ Jack – Gone West

Just as we were getting underway at the FAC Outdoor Champs on Thursday morning, fellow Cloudbuster Ted Allebone, came around to a couple of us and informed us of the news that we were all dreading to hear – our … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Peanut – the Found Centennial

People tell me “Peanuts are too hard to build and fly”.  To me, Peanuts are almost like a sport class.  Because of their small size, I can build them pretty quickly, they don’t require the highest level of detail, and … Continue reading

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2016 FAC Nats – Stout 2-AT Mass Launch

One of the most satisfying things at the Nats for me – as Volare Products – was the Stout 2-AT One-Design Mass Launch.  We, the Cloudbusters, selected the 2-AT as the One-Design to honor our aging member, Stu Weckerly.  Stu, … Continue reading

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As 2014 Winds Down…

Here we are on 20 December – only 11 days left in the year.  Where did it go?  I clearly remember eagerly waiting for outdoor flying season to start – it doesn’t seem so long ago. I haven’t posted for … Continue reading

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Golden Age of Air Racing Photo Index

Years ago (nearly 20 years now!) , I published a hard copy photo index to the marvelous EEA book “the Golden Age of Air Racing – pre 1940” by Schmid & Weaver.  I created the index for my own use … Continue reading

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October Work

It never lets up here.  I’ve been packing orders, restocking supplies, and working on new products. On the Superior Props side, we are fine tuning the pitch templates and soon will have the best propeller blanks to date. In the … Continue reading

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SUCCESSFUL RESTORATION OF SALES SITE

I believe that, after 14 hours, I have recreated the site pretty close to what it was.  No customers or orders were lost.  Thanks for your patience. –george 1,668 total views, 1 views today

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