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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 [...]

RC Star Wars X-Wing

November 9th, 2008 at 8:16 am » Comments (1)

As an avid Star Wars fan I have always wanted to build a Radio Control  flying X-Wing. Well, hasn’t everyone? I haven’t yet, but here ares some vids of some folks who have:

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 [...]

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 [...]

MMAC Club Opener Video

May 27th, 2008 at 7:39 pm » Comments (0)

Here is my latest video featuring The Monmouth Model Airplane Club Field Opener 2008. I set this to the music “I want To Fly” by Sugar Ray. It was a great day to fly! We had a Fun Fly Contest Called “Baseball” where pilots had to land on a drawn out baseball field, and could [...]