Monthly Archives: January 2023

Pondering Peanut Power and Propellers

I’ve been building Rubber-Powered Free Flight Peanuts for just about 40 years.  I imagine that I have built 50 or more Peanuts.  And yet, I still am looking for better performance.  Where can we find those last little bits of … Continue reading

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POW! Peanut Performance! The Bede BD-4.

I flew my Peanut Bede BD-4 yesterday and was surprised/impressed/shocked by the results.  Photos and video below. I did something that I do not usually do:  I released this short kit at the very end of December without my “obligatory” … Continue reading

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Starting 2023 off the right way!

2022 is over and now we are on to 2023.  I almost forgot my traditional New Years Day flight in my back yard, but I got the flight logged in the late afternoon. But this is about a new model!  … Continue reading

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