Planes, Trains, Bots & Games (and a few gadgets too)

The Hobby Guy

» Currently browsing: Life Lessons

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 [...]

Group Writing Project Submissions

May 13th, 2007 at 6:07 am » Comments (1)

The Problogger Top 5 Group Writing project is done and the winner was Nancy R. Callahan for her entry Baby names from Video Games. Congratulations to Nancy and to everyone who participated. Everyone, including myself had a lot of fun. Here is the list of submissions. Explore and Enjoy! Become Blog Worthy by Sarakastic The [...]

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 [...]

End of the Line for Hobby Shop

March 8th, 2007 at 6:28 pm » Comments (0)

Hobby Shops have been closing for years, its a sad trend. Competition with on-line retailers, direct sales from manufacturers, mail order, and rising business costs have put the squeeze on the local Hobby Shop. Soon, we will not have any left. Here is an article from about a Hobby Shop closing in Pennsylvania. Taylor’s [...]

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 [...]