Category Archives: Events

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

8thYEAR – Discount Code plus another New Product!

It’s that time of year again! April 1st starts our 8th Year. Take advantage of a 10% Discount on ALL products on the web site by using this code during checkout: 8thYEAR (copy and paste for best results). The discount … Continue reading

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Model Performance Report (i.e. “bragging”)

The Cloudbusters’ monthly indoor contest was yesterday and I had a few successes.  This post will talk about two of them. Last month, I debuted my B.A.T Monoplane neo-Dimer.  I had a high time in December of 102 seconds (1:42).  … Continue reading

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December Flight Report

If you remember, I had three new planes to test fly (and compete with) at the Cloudbusters’ December Indoor Contest (yesterday – 13 Dec 2018).  I build the B.A.T. Monoplane, Phantom Flash (#11), and the Cloud Dancer. Let’s start with … Continue reading

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FREE Hot Dogs at the FAC Outdoor Champs

This is our 4th YEAR of doing this – stop by the VOLARE Tent after flying on Thursday and grab a FREE HOTDOG as our Customer Appreciation!  See you there!  465 total views,  1 views today

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Website Updated

It’s been a long journey – I needed a site upgrade for some security reasons.  The site has been in flux for over a month, but now things are looking and acting a lot more like they are meant to … Continue reading

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Off to the Nats – Geneseo, then Muncie

Tuesday, I leave for the Flying Aces Club Nats in Geneseo, NY.  If you like Scale Rubber Powered Free Flight, then you need to get yourself there at some point.  It’s three days of flying and cameraderie with literally thousands … Continue reading

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Peanut HiMax – Complete and Flying

As I mentioned elsewhere, the T.E.A.M. HiMax homebuilt ultralight has been a favorite subject of mine. So much so, that I have heard these words from my son Jack’s mouth: “not another HiMax – ugh!” I initially did a Peanut … Continue reading

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Cessna C-34 – FAC Racing Eligibility

The Thompson Race in the Flying Aces Club is for pre-war racers with radial engines.  Think:  GeeBees, Wedell-Williams, Laird Super Solution, Laird-Turner, Cessna CR-2 and CR-3.  Back over 20 years ago, there were restrictions against “factory” racers – or any … Continue reading

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Contest Report – 2018 McCook @ Muncie

For me, this was a welcome outing to Muncie – it really felt like it was my first outdoor contest of the year.  It was actually only the second since I missed the May Cloudbusters meet due to attending the … Continue reading

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Surprised by Out-of-the-Box Thinking in Embryo – with plan download!

For many years, I have had an Embryo “design” floating around in my head.  Basically, I wanted to create a pod-and-boom-type of model.  I remember years ago drawing up (as in pencil and paper!) something I called “the Green Monster”, … Continue reading

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