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Why Barrack Obama is making the right move on Cuba

I agree with President Obama on opening up with Cuba. Probably for very different reasons than why he is doing it. You might disagree and point out Che hated and killed black people and you’d be right. You might also … Continue reading

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Spirit of Sam Power System Decoded

I’ve had a number of inquiries for an alternate Spirit of Sam power system. I worked out a system for Phil Pearce. He’s had a chance to do some run time and amp draw tests. Here are his comments thus … Continue reading

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Micro Stick Fleet Tryout

Gil Weiss from southeast PA sends a beautiful photo of his Micro Stick. Just test flown. Looks Great Gil! Hi Dave, Several years ago I built a Micro Stick. The kit went together very nicely. The little plane sat on … Continue reading

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John Harper’s Creamsicle Stick 600 Part 4

Hi Dave… The Stick 600 got its maiden flight today. Test pilot Doug says it’s a real sweetheart, and had it alternating between floating and zooming. My watt meter says I’m getting around 248-250 watts with the 11×5.5 prop, and … Continue reading

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Stick 600 – Creamsicle Part 3

John gives us a comparison photo between his Stick 600 and a Great Planes ElectroStick. His comments: “Here’s a comparison with Test Pilot Doug’s Great Planes Electrostick. It’s about 5 lb. with a .32 Rimfire. It flies nice but not … Continue reading

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Stick 600 – Creamsicle Part 2

To: John Harper: (July 31, 2014) I made a mistake in that last email. I calculated the Power 15 from Eflight. If you used a Power 10 then it’s 36 amps, 11×5.5 prop, 2357 feet per minute at 83 degrees. … Continue reading

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An Interesting Stick 600 is Birthed! Creamsicle Part 1

Edgar Harper has just finish “Creamsicle”. Orange has been my favorite color of late. Hi Dave- (July 31, 2014) Thought you might be interested in how my stick went together. It hasn’t flown yet, but is in the final stages … Continue reading

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Independence Day Observed

It occurs to me on this July 5th that my evening was spent with my neighbors performing a patriotic duty. We enjoyed a wonderful fireworks filled evening of fun and celebration. I even corrupted a couple of young boys by … Continue reading

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FAA Bans First Person View, Ruins sailplane flying, subjects fields within 5 miles to permission from control towers.

Have you responded to the FAA yet? Will you sit back and take it while the very technology we have developed in this hobby is barred from our use? Here is my response just filed with the FAA. Read the … Continue reading

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Springfield Barnstorming Carnival July 19-20

New event near Dayton Ohio. This full scale fly in takes place with area pilots and those stopping over on their way to Oshkosh. Check it out at: Barstorming Carnival Antique biplane rides Vintage 1920 and 1930 aircraft on display … Continue reading

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