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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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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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Keith Shaw’s Modifications to our 1905 Wright Flyer Kit

A customer wanted to know Keith Shaws Modifications of our 1905 Wright Flyer. Keith is an experienced modeler. A member of the AMA Hall of Fame. His advice on any model is well worth reviewing. Here are Keith’s views as … Continue reading

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Tiger Moth Oppportunity

This is what a modeler looks like who is getting to sit in a Tiger Moth for the very first time. Franz Frank, a customer from Sweden shares his euphoria with us. What a smile!

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