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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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Keith Shaws Radical RC 1905 Wright Flyer Part 7 Video !!

Keith writes: “”Hi Dave, Flew the Wright at a e-fly this last weekend. Saturday was beautiful, cool and calm. One of my friends took these shots of the Wright, thought you might like to see them. Also Dave Grife took … Continue reading

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1905 Wright Flyer Enters Scale Competition

If anybody had a photo from that event they could let me add to this article, please forward. Thanks Keith for a fun story! Hi Dave, I just got back from the big judged scale meet (Central Ohio Scale) in … Continue reading

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Keith Shaw’s 1905 Wright Flyer

More info from Keith Shaw who you’ll remember has done some extensive scale detailing to one of our kits. Keith is an AMA Hall of Fame member. He’s tuning and trimming his bird and offers the following. Hi Dave, Now … Continue reading

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What It’s All About

We had a terrific time at SEFF 2013. This photo represents the finest moment. On Friday evening, walking down the flight line, I noticed a young man. I had taken 3 or 4 steps past him, then turned around and … Continue reading

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Steven Cushing Photo’s of 1905 Wright Flyer In Action

Steve’s built a beautiful 1905. He has added some scale detail including flying wires and pilot. We can clearly see a pilot capable of flying this model right in it’s sweetest spot, low and slow. “Hi Dave, I was at … Continue reading

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Aerial Photo of Radical RC Location

Hi Dave, Attached is a photo of a B-17 making a flyby over Wright Field. I think the shadow is about where your building’s located. Notice Huffman Dam and the train heading towards Fairborn on the old Big 4 RR. … Continue reading

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Excellent Wright History Site, Wright Prop & Engine Information & Photo’s

Site is titled “S. A. C.” (Strategic Air Command). Actual page with many photo’s and information about various Wright props and Engine is called The Wright Brothers Engine & Propellers. Great photo’s including engine internals and factory images.

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Curtiss-Wright VZ-7

Any time you think what you seen in your world experience is new, you should probably sit back and think again. Few things are new. Most things are just repeated visits to old idea’s. Sometimes the technology has changed making … Continue reading

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Newly Discovered Wright Film

Yes, Yes, I have seen one of our Wright Sticks on two different occasions being flown on electric ducted fans. We see out intrepid modeler tying the past to the future each year at the NEAT Fair.

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