British F3F champ Kevin Newton has some good set-up tips for tuning your thoroughbred race plane.[go to the article on Kevin’s Site]
Archive | August, 2003
Jim Larkin sent us this story from Birmingham. Thanks, Jim! We have a slope here in Birmingham, AL, but only for NW winds or something very close. It is a cleared off mountain top that homes are being built on. Construction presently stopped due to some fill dirt settling and some cracks have resulted. So, we can […]
Mirko Bodul sent in this review on his Airtech Fitness, a French made 2-meter slope or thermal plane. I received my FITNESS early last March and have been flying it since the end of March. A very easy plane to build and fly with no bad habits; ailerons, elevator, and rudder are the control surfaces. […]
These are pix of Pillar Mountain on Kodiak Island, Alaska. The mountain overlooks the city of Kodiak and has faces to the North, East and South. On west wind days we are out of luck.