Monthly Archives: June 2013

Big Cat has KIT-tens!

Well, what I have been planning for a year now has finally been achieved:  I have produced the Big Cat Embryo laser-cut kit.  This is a full kit, complete down to plastic for the wind screen and 4 feet of … Continue reading

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New Product! Laser Cut Embryo Wheel Pants Kit

I always disliked making wheel pants – all that hand cutting – especially the inner spacer – they never turned out the same and often rubbed. Here is a set from 1/16″ sheet balsa that you can glue together and … Continue reading

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Report on the McCook Contest at Muncie

Well, I was right – it was a busy weekend for me.  I flew in 11 events, placed in 9 of them; winning 5!  That was probably my best single contest ever. The weather was not perfect, but it was … Continue reading

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June Attack!

Preparing for my assault on the McCook Squadron FAC Contest in Muncie this weekend.  These four planes are NEW in the past two weeks.  Three completed this week, two in the last 24 hours! From the left, circling clockwise are:  … Continue reading

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Customers – Ewart Yong

A few months ago, I posted about customer Ewart Yong in Singapore.  He built a RockyTop Flying Aces Moth that he purchased from us and he sent in some photos. Well, that Moth flew away.  Undaunted, he built another!  He … Continue reading

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New Products! Laser-Cut Gussets: 1/4″ and 3/8″

So you like using gussets to build, but are tired of cutting them all by hand? Here we have the solution!  Laser-cut right-angle gussets with the grain running parallel the long side. These are 1/4″ or 3/8″ nominal on the … Continue reading

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New Product! Our Own Laser Cut Phantom Flash Kits!

We finally have the ability to cut our own laser cut kits.  The first product available is the Phantom Flash kit.   It is a complete kit, including 4 feet of FAI Super Sport rubber.  The price is right at $12.   … Continue reading

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Cloudbusters’ June Meet and Photos

Team Volare (me and son Jack) again ventured north to Flint, MI to participate in the June FAC contest.  The events were a little limited as many people had to rush off around 3pm, so that cut flying a bit … Continue reading

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June Update #1

I know I have been “offline” and not posting for about a month, but it has been a very busy month.  At least two weeks was taken up with #2 son, Tristan, graduating from high school – and preparing for … Continue reading

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