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Kline-Folgleman Resources Around the Web

December 21st, 2008 at 6:05 pm » Comments (0)

Besides having Super RC powers, Dave Powers of has a great interview of Dick Kline. Dave has spent a lot of time trying the KF airfoil on different platforms, most of them originally unstable without the KF. Dave has come up with some interesting results and as always, Dave’s videos are entertaining and informative. [...]

Dick Kline: Super Hero to RC Pilots Everywhere!

December 21st, 2008 at 5:28 pm » Comments (0)

One of the first friends I made after starting this site was Dick Kline, inventor of the Kline-Folgelman airfoil. Over the past few years as our friendship has grown I have noticed something else grow, use of the Kline-Folgelman design. The design has taken root in the RC Airplane community and has become the most [...]

New Workshop and Workbench – Finally!

November 5th, 2008 at 3:34 pm » Comments (0)

Last year when we fixed up the basement, I created space in the boiler room for my workshop. Initially I just used an old Ikea table and some storage shelves to outfit my work area. Quickly my workshop became more of a storage area than a work area. My workbench, being only a 3×3 square, [...]

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 [...]

X14 Delta Storm – Delta Wing RC Park Jet

June 14th, 2008 at 5:09 am » Comments (0)

Pete, who is President of the Monmouth Model Airplane Club, and one of my flying buddies is a great builder and I am always amazed at the craftsmanship of his builds. Whether it is a foam park jet, like this X-14 Delta Storm, or a large scale scratch build , his airplanes are beautiful. Pete [...]