Category Archives: Events

posts regarding contests or events that I have or will be attending.

MARCH MADNESS SALE! RARE FREE FLIGHT TOOLS!

I have a collection of rare and hard-to-find Rubber Free Flight tools for all types of Rubber Free Flight – from F1B to FAC Scale to Indoor.  I have collected them this winter from estate sales and online sales.  (Oh, … Continue reading

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JUDY UPDATE and Some Notes

I’ve been dragging my feet when it comes to covering this model. Mostly because of the fuselage. I still have to place and create the gun troughs and the color separation line is challenging me. I finally decided to push … Continue reading

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Preparations, Plans, and Tangential Paths

I spent much of the day testing rubber motors and preparing for the Cloudbusters monthly indoor contest this Thursday.  I was replacing a missing bobbin in the back of my Peanut Pegna P.C.1.  I took the motor out, replaced the … Continue reading

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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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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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Happy Friday – New Plane Report

Yesterday was the 2nd Cloudbusters Indoor contest of the year.  We are able to fly at an indoor soccer arena once a month.  We only get 4 hours, but it’s 4 hours of fun.  For me, it’s a full day, … 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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Something Different – Kit Build

This blog post will cover something I almost never do – the build of a kit (other than my own). For a couple years, I’ve wanted to “prove” that a couple of specific kits that people automatically discount are worth … 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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