Category Archives: Customers

New Product for 2017 – Blatter 40 Short Kit 2-Pack

For years, the Cloudbusters Club has had an annual trophy for the best performance over the indoor season for a Blatter 40 model.  Since I never got to go to the indoor events, I didn’t pay much attention.  In 2016, … Continue reading

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Leaving 2016 and Heading Into 2017

Wow, another year gone by.  I tell you what – there were so many times in 2016 that I was on the flying field and just felt tremendous joy and appreciation for the time that was that moment.  2016 was … Continue reading

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a COMPETITIVE Indoor NoCal Short Kit – Turbo Cessna 195

Here is a new Short Kit that I’ve been working on.  Doing a google search, I found this one-off example of a Cessna 195 that had the radial replaced by a Garrett turboprop engine and the rounded wing tip clipped.  … Continue reading

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2016 Lessons Learned #3 – Props, Pre-Flight, and Apps

Learning is a good thing.  And learning things that help your planes fly better is a great thing.  So I am continuing with things I learned (or rediscovered) in 2016.   Maybe by reciting them here, over and over, I won’t … Continue reading

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Munson DT Timers are BACK IN STOCK!!!!!

The sourcing of specialty parts – the bane of running a small business with a small customer base.  I have been having problems with several of my sources, including the source of the popular Munson Badge and Button viscous DT … Continue reading

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ESTATE and RETAIL KIT BLOWOUT – SAVE BIG BUCKS!

I’ve GOT to make room in my limited space in the basement.  I have many Estate kits that I’ve obtained and haven’t been dragging to events.  Also, the last bit of my commercial Aerographics and West Wings kits have to … Continue reading

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October Update on Products & Projects – It’s Long!

It’s been awhile since I gave a real update, so this will be a LONG post with lots of information, so stay with me and read it all! The tile installation is DONE, although we still need to put all … Continue reading

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September – Distractions and Progress

A discovery was made at the Kit Factory:  retirement doesn’t always mean 100% model airplanes – I got corralled into replacing 400 square feet of carpet with tile in the lower level of our house.  Ok, I volunteered since it … Continue reading

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July Kit Progress

While July is extremely busy (two multi-day contests and filling resulting delayed orders), it is also my first month of full time dedication to Volare Products.  We will be releasing two more kits soon, both proven, of course. The T-37 … Continue reading

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Moving Onward and Upward – Volare Products

July 2nd will begin a new chapter in Volare Products and in my life, in general.  Whereas Volare Products has been a part-time, after-hours “job” for me, I will be retiring from my regular, full-time job on July 1st and … Continue reading

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