Micro Stick Fleet Tryout

Gil Weiss from southeast PA sends a beautiful photo of his Micro Stick. Just test flown. Looks Great Gil!

Gil Weiss Micro Stick from South East PA.

Hi Dave,

Several years ago I built a Micro Stick. The kit went together very nicely. The little plane sat on a shelf until today. I enjoyed the last nice day of calm warm weather here in SE PA and test flew the plane. It was a real Hoot! Flew great and had an unbelievable roll rate. Landed fine. Other than add some more “expo”, no changes were required. I will keep this plane in my active fleet from here on out.

Regards, Gil Weiss

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V22 Osprey Arrives at USAFM Today

Enjoyed watching a CV-22 Osprey arrive in front of our shop. The United States Air Force Museum is across the street from “US”. Osprey pilot dusts the snow off our roof. 😉 He put on a short airshow, bank angles easily up to 70 degree’s and a nice dirty pass with the rear ramp open. What a view we have here.

CV-22 Osprey over Radical RC
Thursday, December 12, 2013. A CV-22 Osprey over Radical RC’s Shop

CV-22 Osprey arrives at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force DUST OFF PHOTO Here

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Last minute of the last flight for this VC-22 Osprey
CV-22 Osprey
CV-22 Osprey High Bank Angle
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First Feedback On Dremel Table Saw Setup Jig

Radical RC Dremel Setup Jig

“Hello Dave…just a quick note about my recent order with you folk. All to often we let opportunities slip by to offer commendation and I didn’t want to let this one pass. I just had to say many thanks for you prompt shipping and the incredible products you have made available for the little Dremel 580 Table Saw. Your “table saw set up jig kit” is ABSOLUTELY AWESOME! I was getting so frustrated trying to get my newly acquired 580 saw properly set up that I was ready to sell it and simply go back to using my full sized Dewalt 745 when I stumbled across you site and accessories. In my humble opinion I think everyone should own your setup jig! What a wonderful and totally affordable accessory that takes all the guess work and frustration out of saw setup. Keep up the good work and I hope all the other accessories pictured on your site such as the miter slot slides will at some point be made available as well.

Many Thanks…Roland”

Dremel Table Saw Setup Jig

Table Saw Dremel Accessories All

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Slow Stick Bipe Photo’s – Kern Hanson

Check out Kern Hanson’s Slow Stick Bipe creation. I can see parts from various models and he altered the wing mount system to hold the motor a bit higher than the stock setup would have been. The whole point with Slow Stick mods is to do it your way. Great Job Kern!

Kern Hansen's Slow Stick Bipe in Blue
Kern Hanson’s Slow Stick Bipe in Blue

Dave here’s a few pictures of a Slow Stick Bi-Plane I built using a couple of your SS hop up parts. It’s very stable and fly’s nice and slow 🙂

Thanks !!
Kern Hanson

Notice those top wing Ailerons?
Notice those top wing Ailerons?
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Radical RC Service

I am relatively new to RC Flying and want to commend Radical RC on a truly great site, company, etc. that offers great products at good prices with GREAT service. In addition, a few times I called Radical to discuss and ask about specific items and your people were totally helpful and knowledgeable.

Keep up the good work. I recommend Radical RC to all my flying buddies.

Roy Reiner, Florida

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Steven Cushing Photo’s of 1905 Wright Flyer In Action

Steve Cushing Low and Slow Wright 1905 Fly-by.

Steve’s built a beautiful 1905. He has added some scale detail including flying wires and pilot.

Low Pass – Easy Climb Out

We can clearly see a pilot capable of flying this model right in it’s sweetest spot, low and slow.

Pilot Acknowledges Photographer

“Hi Dave,

I was at our local field last week, and one of the guys took 60 some jpg’s of the Flyer. Some turned out excellent…! I did a low and slow fly by (didn’t think it was quite that low!) and he caught the whole sequence. I also really like the turn down wind… Use any that you might like.

Best,
Steve”

Outbound to setup for another pass.

Thanks for providing the great photography Steve.

Entering the plyon turn at Reims, France, August 1909.
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Hey Dave. I just wanted to let you know that I am very happy with my shipment. It was the charging cable for JR/Spektrum batteries. It was not only packed incredibly well, but it got here in just a few days for only $3 in shipping. Thank you very much and I can honestly say I do plan on doing business with you again as well as recommending you to all of the guys in the RC club! I hope you have many great days ahead of you 🙂

Sincerely, Daron 3-17-13

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Aerial Photo of Radical RC Location

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Radical RC, Proudly located in the Shadow of the greatest super power the world has ever seen.

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.

Show this to Richard. He stopped by my tables at the Hara Arena Train Show a couple of weeks ago and I told him about this picture.

Regards,

Steve Neff
Neff Video Productions
Fairborn

Vist Neff Video Productions to see model and full scale rail video and images.

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Keith Shaw’s Radical RC 1905 Wright Flyer Project Part 1

This series of posts created from email correspondence between Keith and I. He’s really done a lot of neat things to this kit. Expect a new report every Thursday for at least 5 weeks. Keith is in the AMA Hall of Fame. He is one of the fathers of modern day electric flight, a superb scale builder and solid modeler in many ways. Read more on the AMA website: Autobiography of KEITH SHAW

You can meet Keith every year at the Mid-America Flies electric fly in where he and Ken Myers of the EFO club host the longest running electric power meet in the country if not the world. Both are AMA Hall Of Fame members. Lots of scale modelers attend this event. Your sure to see many very nice hand built models here. The event is usually held in June and is always announced in the Ampeer Newsletter.

On to the first installment of Keith’s 1905 Wright Flyer Project:

Scale 1905 Wright Engine/Coil

First up is the dummy engine and magneto. Engine is made from foamboard, card stock, bits of lite-ply, dowel, and the chain is a section from a cheap necklace. Magneto is carved from pink foam.

Scale 1905 Wright Engine/Coil
Scale 1905 Wright Engine/Coil
Pilot
Toy Fireman taylor’d into 1905 gentleman.

Pilot is from Toys R Us, a “True Heros Fire Rescue, Robert Portman”. Very close to 1/7th scale. Had to use heat gun and some carving to pose him onto the necessary prone pilot position. Figure comes with boots and a bright yellow suit with day-go emergency strips. Fortunately the strips were sewed on, so easily removed. The uniform required some tailoring to make it look more like a 1900’s suit. The collar, tie and cuffs are all thin painted card stock. Toughest thing was trying to dye the bright yellow cloth to look right. The fabric is polyester and not easy to color. Tried RIT, then some aniline dyes without luck. Finally took a black magic marker apart, diluted the liquid, ad soaked the fabric overnight. It came out a black-green, and looks acceptable. I still have to make a cap for Orville, looking for better photos of that type of “Duster” cap he always wore.

Keith

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