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Once Upon a Time in Ohio

In 1979, I graduated from high school.  My big plans included going to an electronics school and jumping into that blossoming career field.  That lasted all of one semester and I dropped out of that program.  The next fall, I … Continue reading

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Confessions of Rubber Power Flyer

I fly Rubber Free Flight.  I do not fly r/c.  I do not fly gas. However, I have wanted two engines for a long time, just to have, not to fly or even run.  Now I have them.  They will … Continue reading

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More NAR Racers – Airmasters and Others!

Awhile back, I documented a Cessna C-34 that raced (and won) which made it eligible for the FAC Thompson Races.  The FAC Rules have changed, but it is still eligible for the FAC National Air Races.  Read what I wrote … Continue reading

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VOLARE PRODUCTS STOREFRONT FAILURE – 04 FEB 2020

THE VOLARE PRODUCTS SHOP IS TEMPORARILY DISABLED. I was doing some maintenance and broke the site.  I will be working to restore it.  I cannot say when it will be back, but I am working on it.  455 total views

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Mid-Summer is Here – I’ve Been Busy

You haven’t heard much from me and this will probably be my last blog post until September. Between o4 August and 11 August, I will be attending THREE contests – yes, three contests in a week.  Tomorrow is our local … Continue reading

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A New How-To Article – Printing on Tissue

I just published a new How-To.  Printed Tissue, Part 1 Find it in the How-To area – or click HERE  313 total views,  1 views today

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BACK IN STOCK – Gizmo Geezer Prop Assemblies!

I just received these this week.  10 each 7″, 8″, 9.5″, and 10″ with Spinner drives.  Get ’em while they are hot!  (If you miss out on this batch, there will be more – they are BACK IN PRODUCTION!) Find … Continue reading

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(FF) Kids These Days!

Some people say Free Flight is dying.  Some people say kids don’t fly Free Flight.  Sometimes there is a bright spot on the horizon. In 2012, I came back to Free Flight Modeling and I purchased a vendor business.  I … Continue reading

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They Call It “Endurance” For A Reason

Well, two weeks of National Contests are over for the year (first the FAC nats in Geneseo, NY and then the AMA Nats in Muncie, IN).  I had goals – most of which remain unfulfilled, but it was a good … Continue reading

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Coloring Our Models – What Colors are Right?

Two and a half years ago, I built a Peanut Barracuda.  I’ve written about it before, including its demise, when it was crushed by a passing dust devil.  This past winter, I built another fuselage and tail and got it … Continue reading

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