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Rise of The Multicopter

November 30th, 2012 at 3:58 pm » Comments (0)

Woo Hoo! My latest article hit the newsstand and the digital newsstand.  Check out Model Aviation Magazine – Rise of the Multicopter. The print article is focused on Multicopter Definition and Flight Theory and the iPad/Android edition goes deeper in to the history of the Multicopter.





P-51 Newsreel

June 9th, 2008 at 11:46 am » Comments (2)

I always loved watching the old newsreels. I am too young of course, to have seen them first run, but seeing them on the History Channel or on some show is always very interesting to me. Newsreels presented things with such drama. I mean that in a good way, they make up for the lack [...]





History Of Model Aviation (1930-1960)

October 21st, 2007 at 7:29 pm » Comments (2)

I came across this video via Lee-Jones’s Blog Its a great compilation of news reels that depict the history of model aviation. Some of my favorite moments from the clip – Notice all the people standing around while planes take off. How nice of them to duck out of the way. – At 6:41, look [...]





Ask A Question, Invent An Airfoil – Meet Dick Kline

March 25th, 2007 at 10:25 pm » Comments (0)

Last October I embarked on a journey, that I could never have predicted would be as fun or as interesting as it has become. I had decided to build a Flying Wing and I decided to use the Kline-Fogelman Airfoil design that I was reading about on RCGroups. The wing, now dubbed the K-F CoroWing, [...]





The People You’ll Meet

March 1st, 2007 at 9:48 am » Comments (0)

I am in Phoenix Arizona, on the way to a meeting and running a bit early, so my co-worker and I decide to find a coffee shop to check e-mail before the meeting. As we turned off route 101, at 56th street, there is someone flying R/C. Cool! We pulled off the road, and turns [...]