Monthly Archives: September 2016

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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FAC Outdoor Champs & Ted Dock Contests – Report #2 – OT Stick & Miscellaneous

Video at the bottom… Mini vs. Mega When we arrived Wednesday afternoon, several people were already on the field test flying.  The weather was beautiful.  As we test flew planes, you could not help but stand and watch Tom Hallman … Continue reading

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FAC Outdoor Champs & Ted Dock Contests – Report #1 – Do You Still Beat Your Kids?

This is the first of at least three articles I plan to write about the contests this weekend. I will be writing them in order of most recent to that which occurred first (reverse order).  This is the most recent; … 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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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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