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Make ‘Em Bounce!

March 30th, 2009 at 8:01 am » Comments (0)

If you’ve had 2 or more flights on an RC airplane, you know the joy of making your airplane soar and swoop, and the agony of watching it break into pieces with an unplanned landing. Wouldn’t it be great if they could just bounce? Well, now there is a whole category of foam airplanes designed [...]

Backyard RC Combat – By Mark Schoenrock

September 22nd, 2008 at 12:05 pm » Comments (2)

31 years ago when I took my first solo flight, I never thought I could ever duplicate the intense excitement that comes with that experience.  All you RC pilots know exactly what I’m talking about.  And then, in the late 1980s I was introduced to RC combat. Combat of the ‘80’s was basically a flying [...]

Budget RC – Great People, Great Products!

July 9th, 2007 at 7:57 pm » Comments (1)

A few months back at the Weak Signals Toledo Show I had the pleasure to meet a Mark Schoenrock from Budget RC. From the moment we started talking our conversation centered around this exciting hobby of Model Aviation and the great things it can bring to children, adults, teens, and people of all ages. I [...]

The origins of the Kline-Fogleman airfoil, by Dick Kline

March 29th, 2007 at 8:15 am » Comments (0)

The following was written by Dick Kline, inventor of the Kline-Fogleman airfoil. Dick has graciously written this great piece for all of us. Thank you Dick! I have been asked a number of times, “How did you come up with the Kline-Fogleman airfoil?” Back in the early 1960s, I was working as an art director [...]