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Keys To FF Success – Part 1 of 3 – CG & Trim

I have decided to analyze – and share – the things that I consider to have brought me more success in my recent flying than I have had in all of my previous years of flying.  This goes beyond the … Continue reading

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COMET PEPPER – Available Now!

I have finished up all of the details necessary to make this Short Kit available to you.  I’ve mentioned this model several times before.  Let me add this: this model is an incredible soaring machine – you’d better add a … Continue reading

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Glorious September Free Flight

Just got back from the FAC Outdoor Champs and the Ted Dock Memorial contests – two, two-day contests held back-to-back at the wonderful AMA Flying site in Muncie, Indiana. Where do I start?  My son, Jackson, and I arrived Wednesday … Continue reading

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NEW PRODUCT! – Ohka Jet Cat FULL Kit

I’ve had this kit ready – and packaged since July.  Some of you may recall my Build write-up (here).  I have had a handful of kits ready to sell – and had them at Geneseo and Muncie.  I wondered why … Continue reading

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Volaré Kits and Bottlenecks

After my vacation, it has been time to regroup and figure out where I am in my business and where I want to go.  I really like kit production and will continue down that track.  In fact, I have recently … Continue reading

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Ohka JetCat Build – Lots of Pics!

On Monday, I designed built, flew, and lost a little test bed Ohka Glider.  Ok, “designed” might be a stretch – I participated in an online Ohka JetCat build back in 1999 or so, and I started with my rough … 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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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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More Model Progress – Photos

Just a few photos of what has been going on this week.  Two mental hurdles next on the horizon:  Insignia for the Judy and Wing struts for the Comper Swift. 783 total views, no views today

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