Archive | June, 2001

Flying at the Big M 06/10/01

Platteville, WI – 06/10/01 Greg & Mirko The forcasted 15-30 mph winds at the Big M in Platteville did not disapoint today. When we arrived at 10 AM the wind was out of the Southwest about 15 MPH. I got out the Prodij and started flying while Mirko got one of his 2 Saggitas ready. […]

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Slope Fun With No Wind!

Greg letting the Mini Acacia rip. A bungee and a pedal launcher are great fun especially when the slope lift leaves a bit to be desired. My bungee, from Hollyday Designs, (sadly, like so many r/c cottage industries, Hollyday is no longer in business, however there are a couple of other sources and the fun can […]

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Vern Hunt High Anxiety – specs

Posted by Russ Whitford on Jul 1, 2001 Russ and the High Anxiety   Airfoil: RG15 modSpan: 88.0Area: 660 sq/inSurface loading: 15oz/ft2Weight: 60ozControl: Flaperon, and ElevatorRadio: 1400 pack. This plane came from Vern hunt and started life as a high performance electric. Russ is converting it to a slope plane. 07/10/01Maiden voyage was at Big […]

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Prodij at the 2001 Midwest Slope Challenge

I used this plane for the Unlimited Class at the Midwest Slope Challenge and was very impressed with how fast it was in the light conditions. Several people commented on how quickly it accelerated when the nose was pushed down. In fact the acceleration helped me win one of the heats as we both dove […]

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Indiana Sloping at Brookville Dam

Brookville Dam, IN Brookville Dam in Indiana has been described by some as “the best inland slope in our part of the country”. It is located 2.5 hours from Louisville in Brookville, IN and about 1 hour from Cincinnati, OH. Brookville Lake is located in Franklin and Union Counties on the East Fork of the […]

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