Charles Fauvel & His Tailless Sailplanes

An innovative designer of flying wings, particularly soaring designs. I nice deep website with lots to read. I’ve often thought of kitting a scale glider at some point. Perhaps one of these designs will motivate me. Aerobatics One Tow Plane, Two Models With Onboard Camera: Charles Fauvel and his Flying Wings

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Understanding Wire Size

This page intended for reference purposes and will be updated from time to time. When trying to understand wire sizes, it’s important to understand the measurement system. Not all the world uses AWG (American Wire Gauge). Most wire available for our hobby today comes in metric, some sizes are close to familiar gauge sizes, some …

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Ford C-Max Energi Part 4

On Monday January 7 of this last week, we put our first fill-up in the car. The odometer was reading 574 miles, subtract the 59 miles we started with (presumably on a full tank at the dealer) and that’s 515 miles on 12.45 gallons of fuel. We averaged 41.36mpg. Remember, Ford states not to judge …

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Ford C-Max Energi Part 2

A full week on the ticker. Remember the very important point presented in part 1. That point was Ford says to wait at least 1000miles before making any mileage calculations. This implies there may be some break in mixture settings that prevent it from reaching it’s potential for a while. That being said, here are …

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