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February 2015 Issue

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The March issue will be a bit late - Had to take my wife to the emergency room last week and she is still a bit under the weather - Sort of threw a monkey wrench into the schedule -

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This issue has the first installment of Pat Tritles bi-monthly columns, TALKING SMALL - Pat was a regular columnist with the now defunct Flying Models magazine
 
Dick Sarpolus is back with his suggestions on using a common foam wing design to make a whole variety of profile scale and just plain sport RC models - Quick and cheap to build, easy to fly and easy to repair.
 
Giuseppe Fascione, historian for the Vintage Radio Control Society spent a week with "Mister Scale", Dave Platt and tells about it in this issue
 
Our regular contributing Editor, Bob Aberle provides a review on the E-Flite UMX SPACEWALKER
 
Four full size plans, the DRIFT A LONG Nordic A2 from Gene Wallock, PYLONER 1946 Free Flight by Earl Cayton, SLEEKSTER UC Stunt also by Earl Cayton, and a Comet kit plan of the PORTERFIELD
 
Don't forget the report on ENSECTONAUTICS, powering your model with natures engines, insects
 
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A Quick Look at This Issue

February 2015 Cover

February 2015 Cover

 
If you visit the US Air Force museum in Dayton, Ohio you can see this Curtiss P40 Warhawk as well as hundreds of other aircraft and exhibits
 
 
 
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DRIFT A LONG by Gene Wallock

DRIFT A LONG by Gene Wallock

 
Gene Wallock designed the DRIFT A LONG as a better looking Nordic glider and certainly hit the nail on the head - Gene says it's a good flyer too
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SPACEWALKER review - Bob Aberle

SPACEWALKER review - Bob Aberle

 
Bob Aberle reviews the ready-to-fly SPACEWALKER - Bob saw this one at last year's NEAT Fair and felt it was worth a closer look
 
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PYLONER by Earl Cayton

PYLONER by Earl Cayton

 
Earl Cayton's PYLONER is a Class "A" contest gas model from the 1946 edition of Bill Winter's Planbook
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SLEEKSTER by Earl Cayton

SLEEKSTER by Earl Cayton

 
Another Earl Cayton design, the SLEEKSTER is a U-Control stunt ship originally published in the August 1955 issue of Model Airplane News
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PORTERFIELD - Comet kit plan

PORTERFIELD - Comet kit plan

 
Another of the Comet kit plans, the PORTERFIELD rubber powered scale ship - The plan came from Ralph Kuenz - 25 inch span
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INSECTONAUTICS - Organic Engines

INSECTONAUTICS - Organic Engines

 
From the August 1955 issue of Flying Models we have a treatise on ENSECTONAUTICS - Power your model with natures engines - Free, plentiful, and no fuel proof dope required -
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