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Advanced Covering Techniques with Solite
By Martin Hunter

(Added: Jul 29, 2003, Hits: 39407, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
GWS Spitfire GWS Spitfire
By Albert Wahrhaftig
After a fine morning flying my new GWS ME109, I walked into our local hobby shop and - oh no!! - there sat a brand new shipment of GWS Spitfires. And with "For Advanced Pilots" written on the box - I wonder what that really means. Do I really need another GWS Warbird? No way. Do I drool over Spitfires? Does a wild boar eat truffles in the forest? Did I go ahead and buy it? Ha! You know I did. Am I glad? I sure am.

(Added: Jul 20, 2003, Hits: 49080, Comments: 99, Rating: n/a)
The 2003 Mid-America Fun Fly The 2003 Mid-America Fun Fly
By Jim Young
The Annual Mid-America fun fly is actually two, one-day events sponsored by the Electric Flyers Only (EFO's) and the Ann Arbor Falcons. Started over seventeen years ago by Ken Myers and Keith Shaw it has grown into one of the must be there e-vents of the summer. While it is billed as a "contest", Ken prefers to consider it a fun fly weekend for 100 of his closest friends.

(Added: Jul 15, 2003, Hits: 15182, Comments: 10, Rating: n/a)
Plettenberg Freestyle XL Plettenberg Freestyle XL
By Greg Covey
When I received the larger FreeStyle XL motor, I now knew that I needed to select just the right model to put it in. The front mounting 25mm pattern with M3 screws is a common Speed 600 footprint. I knew that I could spin a 12x8" prop very effciently so the lightweight motor and reasonable current draw looked very intriguing.

(Added: Jul 09, 2003, Hits: 14427, Comments: 8, Rating: n/a)
Electric Ducted Fans - July 2003 Electric Ducted Fans - July 2003
By Chris True
This month we'll discuss some general power system issues as well as the installation of retractable landing gear and flaps in the El Bandito.

(Added: Jul 08, 2003, Hits: 18233, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Southeast Electric Fun Fly SEFF 2003 Southeast Electric Fun Fly SEFF 2003
By Kirby Pople
SEFF has come and gone once again, and now I find myself already looking forward to next years event. From the moment I arrived, I was amazed by the quality of the facility, the hospitality of the people, and the organization of the event. Everything was planned out, and appeared to run very smoothly from Registration to "Happy Trails" being played at the end of the last days flying. This in part had to be due to the hard work of Jeff Myers, Mack Hodges, and the Fayette Flyers.

(Added: Jul 05, 2003, Hits: 42816, Comments: 35, Rating: n/a)
Chester Electric Fly-in 2003 Chester Electric Fly-in 2003
By tim hooper
Although I like to attend one or two of the large trade shows each year, I really feel that aeromodelling is far more of a participant-based hobby than a spectator event, so I anticipate the 'fly-ins' far more than the trade shows. One of the highlights of each summers calendar is the Chester Model Flying Club's annual electric bash at the Roodee Racecourse in the centre of Chester itself.

(Added: Jul 02, 2003, Hits: 7595, Comments: 0, Rating: n/a)
Aveox's New Line of Sensorless Motors and Controllers Aveox's New Line of Sensorless Motors and Controllers
By Editor
Aveox, the granddaddy of brushless motors, isn't relegated to the rocking chair of electric flight. The latest round of Aveox products shows there's enough muscle to take on all comers, and emerge victorious. New sensorless motors and controllers from Aveox are smooth, powerful, light, built to last a lifetime, incredibly versatile, and perhaps best of all (for U.S. citizens) - they're made in the USA, which means repairs are relatively convenient and inexpensive.

(Added: Jul 02, 2003, Hits: 13968, Comments: 3, Rating: n/a)