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The December 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Scale models from the UK by Robin Andrews (BV222, Princess, and Spruce Goose flying boats,1/3 scale Rutan Quickie, Heston Racer, P26A, and Mohawk Pinto), a Speedy Bee and Superfly ARF conversion by Kirby Kish, and Dereck Woodward's Sig Four Star Forty.

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Wayne's Indoor World - December 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Tiltrotors, autogyros, and other airworthy things.

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Control Tower - December 1998
By Jim Bourke
Part 4 of "Understanding Electric Power Systems".

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The Ace Staudacher
By Andrew Ling
A conversion report by Andrew Ling.

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From the Lab - December 1998
By skranish
Steve shows off how...well...dumb he is.

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Ask Dr. Spark - December 1998
By Dr Spark
Solar powered planes and a clarification of last month's T-33 pylon rules.

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Aspach 1998
By James Frolik
James Frolik reports on Germany's biggest E-meet.

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Electric Ducted Fans - December 1998
By Chris True
Chris compares various flavors of Astro 035 motors, shares a "Jet of the Month" and keeps us up to date on his latest project.

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The Multiplex Twinstar
By skranish
A review of the ARF twin by Steve Kranish.

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The Sig LT-25
By Bernard Cawley
A conversion article on the laser-cut trainer by Bernard Cawley, Jr.

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The November 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Helmut Felderer's PT-17, a camo-colored Twinstar by Alex Mishkovsky, and Albert Wahrhaftig's Bellanca Tri-motor.

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The Ryan Aircraft Hellcat
By Dennis Weatherly
A Review of Jim Ryan's Speed 400 Hellcat design by Dennis Weatherly.

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Wayne's Indoor World - November 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Read about two different approaches to indoor R/C micro-helis, new products, and slow-flyer email from around the world.

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Control Tower - November 1998
By Jim Bourke
Part 3 of "Understanding Electric Power Systems".

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Wired For Flight - November 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Unlock the "secret codes" of electric flight.

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Ask Dr. Spark - November 1998
By Dr Spark
The good doctor answers questions about electric flight and establishes rules for Kyosho T-33 EDF pylon racing.

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From the Lab - November 1998
By skranish
A "fluke" isn't just a strange coincidence. Learn about current measuring using equipment based on hall effect sensors.

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Electric Ducted Fans - November 1998
By Chris True
MEC Power Tube test results, how to make a foam cutting bow out of common eflight equipment, and EDF activity at this year's KRC Electric Fly.

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The Triffik
By Wendell Hubbard
A review of R/C Direct's hollow-molded Speed 400 sport plane. By Wendell Hubbard.

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Control Tower - October 1998
By Jim Bourke
Part 2 of "Understanding Electric Power Systems".

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Ask Dr. Spark - October 1998
By Dr Spark
Dr. Spark promotes Kyosho T-33 pylon racing and answers a question or two.

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Wired For Flight - October 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Dennis explains how to photograph model aircraft.

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From the Lab - October 1998
By skranish
Steve provides some thoughts on the 1998 KRC Electric Fly, shares further information on the Jerry sailplane, and presents his Tool of the Month.

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Electric Ducted Fans with Chris True - October 1998
By Chris True
Chris True's debut column on Electric Jets.

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Electric Ducted Fans with Robert Wagoner
By Robert Wagoner
Robert Wagoner's last column for the E Zone. Robert has decided to leave us so he can spend more time working on his EDF business.

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The 1998 KRC Electric Fly
By Jim Bourke
Photos and coverage of this year's bash in Allentown, PA.

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The Toucan
By Robert Buonfiglio
Hobby Supply South's Speed 400 sport plane review by Robert Buonfiglio.

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The September 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
David Nininger's Kyosho T-33 EDF, Gene Norman's Schockwave, Tony Turley's Mini Midiwatt, and more pics of Helmut Felderer's Mikado Logo.

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The RealFlight Simulator
By Jim Bourke
Jim Bourke reviews the latest thing in R/C Simulation: Great Planes' RealFlight.

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Wayne's Indoor World - September 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Wayne continues his discussions on the Kolibri, Nicad Alternatives, and the Dutch Slowflying scene.

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Wired For Flight - September 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Read about the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Design Competition.

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Control Tower - September 1998
By Jim Bourke
First in a series: Understanding Electric Power Systems. Also, Jim shares email from our readers.

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Ask Dr. Spark - September 1998
By Dr Spark
Dr. Spark says sarcastic things.

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From the Lab - September 1998
By skranish
A sampling of ARF models, and information on Hitec's new 2 and 3 channel entry-level radio systems.

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The Low-Tech A10
By Lex Davidson
Lex Davidson's design for an easy to build and inexpensive A-10 model. Designed around the Blue Flame Blaster EDF unit. Balsa and foam construction. Full size plans available through the E Zone's on-line plans catalog .

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The Pasquito Motor Mount
By John Williams
John Williams details the use of this versatile motor mount for Astro motors.

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The Kalt 30 Baron Electric Heli
By Brad Hills
Few people know that Kalt produces an electric version of their popular Baron heli. Brad Hills takes us on a tour in this review.

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The August 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Brian Chan's T-33, a Lazy Bee by Alex Mishkovsky, Bill Bowne's Snapdragon and Hot Dawg, an Astro 15-powered pattern model by Scott Black, Gene Norman's 1/4 scale Andreason Bipe, and Helmut Felderer's Mikado LOGO SP electric heli.

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Control Tower August 1998
By Jim Bourke
Its time for an update on the Sopwith Pup project.

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The Aveox/Robbe Tigra
By Jim Bourke
The 12-cell Formula 1 class pylon racer is given the once-over by Jim Bourke.

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Wayne's Indoor World August 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Catch up on what's current in the Dutch Slow-Fly scene.

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Wired For Flight August 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Dennis flings feet first into float flying.

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From the Lab August 1998
By skranish
Steve shows us that electric slow fly may be neat, but it isn't new.

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The Flea
By Paul Bradley
Don't want to play around with the big stuff? Check out this review of Diversity's new Speed 300 pylon racer. By Paul Bradley.

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Ask Dr. Spark - August 1998
By Dr Spark
Dr. Spark does his best to help.

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Building the Kolibri Slow-Flyer
By Anonymous
Create this inexpensive, simple indoor model for electric power. No plans needed. Just follow the instructions given here. List of materials included in the article.

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Wayne's Indoor World July 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Photos and information on the Pixel IV Indoor helicopter, further information on alternative energy sources, news on the indoor R/C duration challenge, and helpful information on the Kolibri slow flyer straight from the man down under.

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The July 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
View John Williams' Tiger-kitten, Howard Battan's Lazy and Speedy Bee, and the Egobat by Mike Noel.

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Control Tower July 1998
By Jim Bourke
Jim talks about his clipped-wing Skat and shares email from our readers.

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The Gannet
By Ron Farkas
Ron Farkas reviews Raptor Aerosport's hotliner sailplane kit.

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Wired For Flight July 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Photos and coverage of the Boeing Hawks/PSEMF Fly-in.

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From the Lab July 1998
By skranish
Wing loadings big and little.

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Ask Dr. Spark - July 1998
By Dr Spark
More useless advice from the helpful advice columnist, Dr. Spark.

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Electric Ducted Fans July 1998
By Robert Wagoner
Robert takes an in-depth look at the WeMoTec Minifan 480 and shows off Winfried de Vries Fantrainer as the E-jet of the month.

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The Kyosho T-33 ARF
By Chris True
Christopher True reviews the new EDF sport scale design from Kyosho.

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Control Tower June 1998
By Jim Bourke
Photos from the Chilliwack, BC fly-in.

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The June 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Gordon Tarling's Fantrainer, Richard Plavnicky's e-models, and Ron Fikes' Guppy.

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The Skat
By Jim Bourke
A review of Diversity's popular Speed 400 pylon racer by Jim Bourke.

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The Ryan Aircraft P-38
By Ward Shelley
A review of Jim Ryan's design for a light-weight standoff-scale P-38 for Speed 400 power. By Ward Shelley.

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Wayne's Indoor World June 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Read Marlin Mixon's instructions on building lightweight models entirely out of blue foam, learn more about the Twin Turbo radio system, catch up on Wayne's electro-spondence with other indoor R/C-ers, and read some promising info about alternatives to NiCad.

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Wired For Flight June 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Dennis shows off his new Varmint pylon racer and shares his list of support gear no e-flyer should be without

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From the Lab June 1998
By skranish
Go slope soaring with Steve and read why bigger is better when it comes to geared Speed 400 sailplanes.

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Dortmund 1998
By Andy Fok
Andy Fok takes us on a tour of the biggest modeling show in Europe.

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Ask Dr. Spark June 1998
By Dr Spark
More helpful advice from the good doctor.

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The UK Scene
By Gordon Whitehead
Another interesting installment on electric happenings in the UK by Gordon Whitehead

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Electric Ducted Fans June 1998
By Robert Wagoner
Robert discusses the modifications he has made to his Kyosho T-33. Read how you can soup up this outstanding EDF ARF!

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The May 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Haley Bourke's Push-E Cat, Guy Fawcett's Speed 400 Tucano, Wendell Hubbard's Long John 40, Rick Fair's Gee Bee, and Jesse Burgin's Stick.

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The Blue Foamie
By Tim McDonough
Tim McDonough reviews the under-$15 Speed 400 Combat/Fun Fly model designed and sold by Pat Mattes.

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Wayne's Indoor World May 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Learn the ins and outs of the Twin Turbo system for indoor R/C.

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Wired For Flight May 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Its Spring so its time to get your models ready for flight. Dennis takes you through the necessary steps.

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Control Tower May 1998
By Jim Bourke
Stupid Simulator Tricks.

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The 1998 Weak Signals Expo in Toledo, Ohio
By Jim Bourke
Jim Bourke takes you to the largest R/C trade show in the US.

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Electric Ducted Fans May 1998
By Robert Wagoner
Robert continues his discussion of ducts for electric ducted fan models.

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The Simprop Peppo
By Ralph Weaver
Ralph Weaver examines Simprop's entry in the Speed 400 hotliner market.

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Chris Golds' Tornado
By Gordon Whitehead
Gordon Whitehead shares the details on Chris Golds' latest model, an EDF Tornado with functional sweep!

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From the Lab May 1998
By skranish
Steve shows off his new Jerry high performance glider, shows how to make end-to-end soldered battery packs, and explains the dos and don'ts of serial charging.

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Control Tower April 1998
By Jim Bourke
Jim comments on the 1998 Toledo Show, and asks "How Long Will it Fly?"

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The April 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Dale Wilde's Citabria Pro, John Williams' Cloud Dancer, a scale Jet Ranger by Helmut Felderer, and models by Martin Bamert.

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TEC Systems Night Ops
By Bernard Cawley
Bernard Cawley reviews the lightweight night-flying system designed by Tim Cone.

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Wired For Flight April 1998
By Dennis Weatherly
Dennis Weatherly's debut column on sport electrics.

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Ask Dr. Spark April 1998
By Dr Spark
The debut column from Dr. Spark, the helpful advice columnist.

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Wayne's Indoor World April 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Wayne explains the rules for the 1998 E Zone Indoor Electric R/C Duration Challenge, and shares "Slow Fly" info from around the world.

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From the Lab April 1998
By skranish
Steve examines cell compression technology.

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Shattering the AMA Indoor Electric R/C Duration Record
By Jim Bourke
Jim Bourke reports on Bob Wilder's 1 hour 19 minute record-setting flight.

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Electric Ducted Fans April 1998
By Robert Wagoner
Learn some sure-fire principles for efficient duct design.

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An Automatic Cut-off Circuit for the Robbe Infinity Charger
By John Julian
John Julian shares his circuit that defeats the automatic 170 mah trickle charge of the Robbe/Aveox Infinity charger.

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Control Tower March 1998
By Jim Bourke
Jim shows off his new Citabria Pro.

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The Lil' Beep
By Jim Ryan
Jim Ryan reviews a new aftermarket kit that adds an "end of charge" beeper to your existing peak detection charger.

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The Air Racer by Charles Mendenhall
By Jim Bourke
A book review on the classic collection of drawings which document air racers from 1909 to the present day.

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Wayne's Indoor World March 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Wayne presents his list of WWW links to indoor R/C information and presents photos and emails from his readers.

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The March 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Ron Fike's models, Ivan Munninghoff's Delta, Ken Fishman's Astro Viking, Dan Acker's Foote Westerner, Randy Severino's Flying Wing, and the XEDF-04 by Jeroen Haringman

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From the Lab March 1998
By skranish
Steve reports on the 1998 WRAM show in White Plains, NY, USA.

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The 1998 Mid-Winter Electrics
By Jim Bourke
A little bit of rain can't stop modelers from have a good time. Read our coverage of the first annual Mid-Winter Electrics sponsored by the Silent Electric Fliers of San Diego.

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The Push-E Cat
By Pat Mattes
A nearly indestructible electric trainer made of EPP foam. Uses simple, inexpensive Speed 400 power systems. by Pat Mattes, Darwin Garrison, and William Sears. Plans available via the E Zone's on-line plans service .

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Electric Ducted Fans March 1998
By Robert Wagoner
This month, Robert Wagoner discusses bungee launching for small ducted fan models

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Control Tower February 1998
By Jim Bourke
Jim discusses the results of the Aveox Motor Giveaway, shares news about the upcoming E Zone Fly-In, and talks about recent moves in the electric flight world.

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The February 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Jaap Dekker's E-Jets, Randy Severino's Zagi Wings, and ARFs by Kirby Kish

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The Millenium Falcon
By Dennis Weatherly
Dennis Weatherly takes a look at this high performance sailplane manufactured by New Creations R/C.

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Wayne's Indoor World February 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Pictures of a Stubbenflieg, a charging circuit for small battery packs, and letters from readers.

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From the Lab February 1998
By skranish
Steve delves further into computer radios, discusses how to remove warps from wings, and raves about his new Graupner Cumulus.

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Sport Electric Topics February 1998
By Pete O Shea
Pete shares the "wish lists" of his readers and talks about how to get flaps for free.

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Profile T-28 Construction Article
By Paul Bradley
Build this exciting profile scale sport model by Paul Bradley. 34" wingspan model for Speed 400 power systems. A great small field flier. Full size plans available. Plans available via the E Zone's on-line plans service .

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Electric Ducted Fans February 1998
By Robert Wagoner
Robert Wagoner's debut E Zone column on Electric Ducted Fans. Read how to get started in the electric jet hobby, learn some simple ducted fan physics, and take a look at Robert's suggested reading list for fledgling fanners.

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Model Warplanes 1996, Volume 1: WWI, 1914-1918
By Jim Bourke
Looking for a model of your favorite warbird? John Fredriksen has you covered with his reference guides to available kits and plans. Jim Bourke takes a look at the first volume in the series, which covers World War I aircraft.

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CAD Software- Tools for designing models
By John M Carron
John M. Carron provides a primer on Computer Aided Design for modelers.

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Control Tower January 1998
By Jim Bourke
Jim talks big.

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The January 1998 Photo Gallery
By Jim Bourke
Eric Shults electric airplane fleet, Bruce Cronkite's Tlush Mite, and Jason Merkle's Mirage.

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Wayne's Indoor World January 1998
By Wayne Hadkins
Part 2 of Wayne's list of "slow fly" suppliers, pictures and comments from Wayne's readers, and Wayne proposes his version of the watts/pound rule for slow fliers to answer the question: "Will it Fly?"

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From the Lab January 1998
By skranish
Steve tells us all about the First Annual New England New Years Electric Flight Fly-In, mixes it up with computer radios, and shows you why battery tabs can be a bad idea.

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The Aveox Lightning
By Bob Rumsey
A review of the hot, all-balsa sport ship now available from Aveox. By Bob Rumsey

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Sport Electric Topics January 1998
By Pete O Shea
Pete tells us about the deep dark secret of all modelers- the SHELF!

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The Switchblade S400RACE
By Jim Bourke
Jim Bourke reviews the US NATS-winning, competition-quality Speed 400 pylon kit from Cavazos Sailplane Design.

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The Lost Foam Technique for Making Fiberglass Parts
By Louis Dionne
Louis Dionne tells us why losing foam is a good idea.

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