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Kitbashing a VF-84 F-5E Jolly Rogers

Roel Cruijff
Shanghai

Interceptor gets a facelift

Club Floats to First Place

Susan Calvin
President of the KC/RC

Missouri club makes its presence known

Flight Brings Back Memories

Howard Moore
Round Rock, Texas

Goldberg Jr. Falcon takes to the skies again

Willing to Share Knowledge

Blake Walston
Perry, Georgia

Hi modelers and potential modelers

Here's a Good Story!

Lane Cobb
Newbury, Vermont

It has a sad beginning, but a happy ending!

Jacksonville Propkickers Hold Fly-In

Roger Russell
Jacksonville, Illinois

More than 40 pilots help celebrate club's anniversary.

I soloed a Navy Stearman in 1947

Neil Johnson
Grosse Ile, Michigan

On January 10, 1947 I soloed in a Navy Stearman.

Toys For Tots in Florida

Brooklyn Joe Mannino
Palm Beach, FL

A Florida club spreads cheer.

17 Year Old Returns a Gee Bee To The Skies

Dennis McCarty
Shelbyville IN

A story that started 17 years ago in 1995 has now come to fruition.

Saving Freedom

Lewis Moore
Euless TX

I built and learned to fly RC in 1992 with my Goldberg Freedom 20. After gaining flight experience and moving on to bigger planes the Freedom 20 spent many years in the attic hangar.

Goldberg's Mirage 500

Jim Matko
Forest Lake MN

Here are a couple of photos of an aircraft I built called the Goldberg Mirage 550.

A Lost Treasure…In My Own Basement

Rick Mitchell
Baltimore MD

The last time that I was active in radio control modeling was from 2005 through 2008, after having first flown R/C as far back as 1958. Most of my flying during that last three year period was with a Tower Kaos, but my last ten rides at the very end were with a Goldberg Skylark 56 ARF that I built in addition to my Kaos.

Rescue Pup

John Yager
Roscoe IL

A friend of mine received a phone call last summer. A fellow flier from another town had passed away with no one to continue his hobby. Family members were going to throw it all away in a dumpster, so my friend, Dick Prevencher, made a mad, 40-mile dash in his van and collected everything.

Pilot Air

Jay Strickland
White City, Oregon

It all started when I was about 12 years old, my RC career that is.

Grandson and Grandfather Flying Team

Chuck Winchester
Machesney Park IL

I am an AMA and IMAA member. Below is a photo of me when I was 10 years old holding my fubar 36 free flight with a spitfire .045 - really my first successful plane after I found out what the little CG symbol meant.

Why To Quickly Retrieve A Crashed Plane

Jeff Jones
Burlington KY


One should never assume a downed plane is not to be recovered quickly.

I witnessed this crash and watched how there was no concern to recover the wreckage until the peanut gallery yelled fire. This crash was caused by flying with a low battery and the fire started due to an electrical short in the owners wiring job incurred by the crash.

Panama Flying Site Help

George Thomsen
Panama Central America

I am moving to the country of Panama to a town near Panama City Panama. Looking for any information on RC clubs or groups that maybe in the area. Altos del Maria or Coranado or west Panama City.





Soloing At Age Four

Patrick Willis
North Western United States

These are pictures of my son, 5-year-old Oliver, who lives in the north west. Oliver was voted "King of the Huckfest" this past August. Oliver was flying his Mini-Funtana X. He first soloed an R/C plane at the age of 4. He is now doing aerobatics and working on his 3D flying. He begs to go to the flying field every weekend and shows no signs of slowing down.

Pictures Tell The Story

Joseph Carlo
Ocala FL

Hello. I am sending my story drawn as picture book. I have had fun with planes originally starting with 10 cents and 25 cents rubber band planes. One day around age 6 or 8 my dad came home with a big box. On the box was a picture of a 6 foot Condor plane! he set up a big table in the second garage and we started to cut out all the parts.

Snakes on a Model Plane

Bob Richardson
Central Arkansas

This happened a few years ago when I went to the Central Arkansas Model Aviators Association (CAMAA) flying field to socialize, get some flying in, and watch the other guys fly. Nobody was there, so I said to myself, it would be a good time to mow the grass and not interfere with anyone's flying. So I mount the riding mower, cranked her up, and headed out to the green pasture.

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