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Author: Paul G

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by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 12:12 PM
So, with the girls (Anita and Rebecca), on a road trip to the shore, I had the day all to myself to break in the new O.S. 75AX and fine tune my propeller selection. I used a tachometer to get some engine numbers… And talking about numbers:
  • Displacement: 0.75 cu in (12.3 cc)
  • Bore:...
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by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 10:33 AM
I know from personal experience how much smoke, fumes and fire can be produced when your charger malfunctions and over charges your LiPo battery pack. It is just too easy to become complacent and take LiPo packs for granted. I was lucky and nothing was damaged and no one was hurt by my little surprise, but I do now...
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by GSNadmin : Apr 7, 2017 at 9:22 AM
Named after the Tomahawk, a one-handed axe used as a tool and a weapon by pre-contact Native Americans, the Tomahawk is a long-range, all-weather, subsonic cruise missile. Introduced by McDonnell Douglas in the 1970s, it was initially designed as a medium to long-range, low-altitude missile that could be launched...
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by GSNadmin : Apr 6, 2017 at 4:04 PM
Top Gun regular Mike Grady is again competing this year with his well tried, B-17G in the Unlimited class. David Payne will again be the bomber pilot. Mike’s B-17G model is 1/9th and is finished in the B-17G “Nine –O-Nine” colors flown by the 323 Squadron, 91st Bomb Group and completed 140 missions without a single...
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by GSNadmin : Apr 6, 2017 at 3:33 PM
Regardless of the type of model you want to create, there are many similar building tasks and assembly techniques. Here are some of basics that I’ve used over the years, which will help you speed up your builds and improve your skills. And remember, a workshop is what you make it: A basic folding table and a few...
by GSNadmin : Apr 6, 2017 at 9:32 AM
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Final funeral rites for astronaut John Glenn will take place Thursday at Arlington National Cemetery. His family and invited guests, including astronauts and dignitaries, will say goodbye to the first American to orbit Earth at a private service at the Old Post Chapel beginning at 9 a.m. The U.S....
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by GSNadmin : Apr 5, 2017 at 5:12 PM
RC Fuel Tanks haven’t changed in decades and we all deal with the same old problems of leaks and misplaced clunks after a hard landing! On the market now for a couple of years, the RotoFlow Fuel system from JL power Products is truly revolutionary with its internal “clunkless” design. I have have one installed in...
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by GSNadmin : Apr 5, 2017 at 4:02 PM
The editors have used and reviewed a lot of tools and accessories over the years and some work so well, they end up on the editor’s workbench to be used over and over again. The AeroBroach hinge slot cutting set is one of them. Available in three sizes, each slotting broach is a pre-determined thickness to make...
by GSNadmin : Apr 5, 2017 at 8:42 AM
If you are planning to attend the Toledo Exposition at the SeaGate Convention center this weekend, be sure to stop by the MAN booth and say hi! There will be a lot of great new products and airplanes on display and all the major manufacturers and companies showing their wares....
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by GSNadmin : Apr 4, 2017 at 4:52 PM
It wasn’t that long ago that, when I got a new plane, I’d get it airborne as fast as I could without making much of attempt to really dial it in. If my plane had unique traits or felt unbalanced, I’d just get used to how it flew and compensated with my thumbs. This really isn’t a good way to build your piloting...