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Mid- America Electric Flies The Foam scratch- builts are having a big welcome at the Mid- Am this year. Speaking of the Mid- Am Ken shares a couple of old photos from the Mid- Am, held in Saline, MI. The March EFO Meeting Highlights include; Roger Wilfong. Motor OMA- 5. 0xx- xxx Motors, Ken shares info on the reverse thread socket head cap screw used to secure the shaft in these motors. Upcoming E- vents. Send Ken email. October 2. HTML version for best online viewing with active links.
Sept. The EFO members, at the February meeting, also helped with the collection of the data. Announcing the 2.
Annual Mid- America Electric Flies, links to the Flyer and map and hotel info for the 2. Mid- Am. Upcoming E- vents. April 2. 01. 3 HTML version for best online viewing with active links. March '1. 3 (6. 88 KB) .
Another Tiger. Kitten, Ron Fikes shares photos and information on his recently acquired Bob Benjamin Tiger. Kitten. Invasion Stripe Rant Comment - Dave Segal comments on John Bell's comment about Invasion Stripes. January 2. 01. 3 EFO Meeting, Richard Utkan shares his Tom Hunt EDF, Charlie Dochenetz shares his under construction Sig LT- 2. Jim Young shares progress on his HABU 3.
Ken Myers shares progress on his Bob Benjamin Tiger. Kitten. O. S. Motor OMA- 5. Review, Ken Myers tests this motor with specifications given and prop recommendations. Regarding Replacements for AF 1. G Motors in a Bell YFM- 1.
A in the January 2. Ampeer, Robert Comerford recommends a brushless replacement for this brushed motor. Feather Merchant, Art Lane describes his electric conversion w/photo.
China Clipper Q5. Extra 3. 00. XS, Willie Mc. Math shares info and photos of his electrified versions. Looking for RC Micro World?, Ken Myers gives the current Web address for this publication. One Cure for Motor .
Motor OMA- 5. 01. Preview, Ken Myers explains why the battery/prop data presented by both O. S. Motor and Tower Hobbies is incorrect. Painting and Detailing a Parkzone Albatros DV5a, David Hipperson explains how he painted and detailed his parkzone Albatros DV5a with photos. Some Recommended Winter Reading, Ken recommends some articles to digest this winter.
Repeat of January recommendations and only available in the online HTML version. Upcoming E- vents. February 2. 01. 3 HTML version for best online viewing with active links. January '1. 3 (9. KB) . pdf version. Custom Privateer, Ken makes suggestions on powering this plane. Some Nice Motor Mounts, Mike Russell shares a source for some nice motor mounts.
More on . 2. 01. 2 Ampeer, Cliff Tacie shares how he powered a similar size PT- 1. House of Balsa. A 5. Big Spitfire Flies!, Scott Lillis sent along an update on his big Spitfire and link to video. Upcoming Midwest RC Swap Shop Northville, MI, Sunday, Nov. Ken Myers shares his thoughts. Upcoming E- vents.
HTML version for best online viewing with active links. September '1. 2 (1 MB) . HTML version for best online viewing with active links. August '1. 2 (1. 4. MB) . pdf version. HTML version for best online viewing with active links.
July '1. 2 (4. 83. KB) . pdf version. HTML version for best online viewing with active links. June '1. 2 (1. 2. MB) . pdf version. More on the Skymasters' April Pre- Toledo Meeting And Bill Brown and Bill Shaftmaster Celebration, photos include the presents received by both 9. RC fliers. RC Surface Throw Gauge, Denny Sumner describes how create one easily and cheaply.
Keith Shaw Birthday Party Electric Fly- in 2. The April EFO Meeting, features photos of the . Note: It is best to read this article online as Ken has included extra photos not in the . Skymasters Ultra Micro Racing, report on this race by Joe Hass. Online version has bonus photos. Upcoming E- vents.
HTML version. January '1. KB)Dave Thacker On Motor Selection, Dave explains the method he uses to convert glow powered planes to electric power. Power For an AT- 6, Ken Myers explains why larger C- rated packs of the same capacity may deliver more power to the same motor and prop combination using a . Social Media, explains why I don't use it.
Sig Ryan STA E- Power, Ken recommends a power system for this glow to electric conversion. EFO September & October Flying Meetings, photos and text of our September and October flying. Glow 2 Electric Excel Spreadsheet Questions, Ken answers questions about his glow to electric power spreadsheet. Indoor Flying Season Reminder, announcement. More on the E- Powered Magic, Willie Mc. Math discusses how he reglued the magnets in his big Turnigy motor. Venus 4. 0 Power System Recommendations, Ken explains his power system recommendation for this plane.
Ken Myers Presented Coveted Goldberg Vital People Award, article on why Ken won the award and photos. Upcoming E- vents. HTML version. November '1.
KB)Correction to: Sending in Chargers, a phone conversation with Joe Hass clears up some errors in the original article. Odd Occurrence: FMAdirect Cell. Pro 1. 0S, Ken describes a problem with his charger that appears to be due to humidity. Midwest RC Swap Meet info, announcement. New Online RC 'Magazine', info on RC Pilot Magazine.
Skymasters' Indoor Flying Season, announcement. An E- powered Magic, Willie Mc.
Math describes his conversion of this . Ken answers. Chris Hass Flies at Operation Homefront Benefit, Chris demonstrates indoor flying at this charity event.
Upcoming April EFO Meeting, announcement. Upcoming E- vents. HTML version. March '1. KB)Do You Ever Think About What You Read?, Ken asks readers to think when they read with some specific examples.
Modern Power for a 4. Model Builder Magazine on DVD Update, an update on the information in the Jan. An A1. 23 Story - Update, suggestions for correcting Bob Kopski's A1. Jan. 2. 01. 1 issue. Thanks and a Giant Flying Boat, info on a very large B& V- 2. The January EFO Meeting Denny Sumner's Tipsy, Richard Utkan's Simple Corsair, the AEO- RC Motor KV/RPM Digital Meter, Bill Brown's new Li- Poly bag, the Multi- Charge Cable from Progressive RC, and Ken shared the Model Builder DVDs.
Ken Myers' Antonov An- 2 Project, Ken Myers previews his design and build with photos of the model and its engineering. Upcoming Keith Shaw Birthday Party Electric Fly- In, announcement. Learning to Cover, Ken tells where to find a DVD on the topic. Fibertech N More Is Now A Dealer for Balsa USA, now a Balsa USA dealer, from Plenny Bates.
Upcoming E- vents. HTML version. January '1. KB)Christmas Week Indoor Flying!, announcement.
EFO Meeting WEDNESDAY Jan. Model Builder Magazine on DVD, where to get it. An A1. 23 Story, Bob Kopski explains a problem he had with one of his 4. S packs. Li- Poly Charging Question, Ken explains nominal voltage and when a pack/cell is fully charged. Discharging Li- Poly Batteries for Storage Charge, Ken provides a simple solution.
Voltage Drop in Charge Leads, comment regarding and confirming an article by Dave Thacker in a previous Ampeer. Possible Indoor Site in the Detroit- Metro Area, suggestion. What's On Your Building Board?, Ken wants to hear about it. December 2. 01. 0 EFO Meeting Hank Wildman's HET F/A- 1. Hornet Blue Angels ARF for a 7. Richard Utkan's combat Zero and coax heli, Jim Young's 2nd prototype of his 1/8- scale WACO YMF- 5, Tom Bacsanyi's big Cutlass EDF, Ken Myers shared a Power Point on the Basics of E- Flight that he'd prepared for his presentation to the Cloudbusters. More Photos from the EFO Spring and Summer Flying Meetings, lots of photos.
The Power Meter, why it is an essential purchase. Upcoming E- vents.
HTML version. 20. Return to Select a Year. December '1. 0 (6. KB)HTML version. November '1. KB)Ke variation, Tom Cimato explains why identical production motors may have Ke variations.
Beautiful! parkzone T- 2. Trojan Article Updated, announcement.
New 'How to' Videos posted, links to great videos by Lucien Miller of Innov. Designs. The March EFO Meeting, Hank Wildman's EDF F- 1. James M's Mountain Models Swtichback, Roger's Wilfong's resurrected Beaver from the trash, Keith Shaw's Ellis Grumer Buecker Jungmeister, Richard Utkan's e.
Moth, Arthur Deane's CF- 1. Arrow, Ken Myers Super Stearman, and how to use a Venessa rig to locate the CG. A Winter's Work, Walt Thyng shares photos and info of his E- Hog, Contender, Wilga the witch, and Sure. Flite Spitfire. More on Binding Spektrum Radios, John Rossetti gives some good advice. Planes for Sale old ad.
Rick Sawicki and his Electric Powered Legacy Control Line Stunt Plane, Rick shares details and photos about this reborn stunt classic. Ken's Progress on the Super Stearman, Ken shows an almost completed photo. Upcoming E- vents. HTML version. March '1. KB)From Rich Flinchbaugh, photo of a Sikorsky S- 3.
Electrics at the US Scale Masters Championship, Randy Smithhisler shares photos and info on some of the electric powered planes at this event. Sparrowhawk and More, Dereck Woodward shares info about full scale and models of this design. The February EFO Meeting, Tim Young's Hovercraft and Blu Baby, Richard Utkan's foam Fred- e, Dave Stacer's Aggressor flying wing, Denny Sumner's prototype build of the Mark Rittinger Super Sportwin, Arthur Dean's scratch- build foam eagle, Hank Wildman's A- 6 Intruder, Jim Young's Gloster Meteor, and Ken Myers Super Stearman. Help With Using Spektrum Radios, Ken gives a link to a Horizon Hobby help page for problems with these radios.
Crimping Warning, Robert Fishwick gives some good advice about crimping. Problems with Long Battery Lead Wires, Gary Gullikson discusses this topic. Put This One On Your Event Schedule!, announcement. How Drive Calculator Can Help In Prop Selection even if the Motor is Not. Database, Ken shows how to make this program even more useful. Wing Cube Loading, Once Again, Ken goes over this topic once again with hard data based on his extensive data collection over the years. A Couple in Interesting Links, hydrogen fuel cell and Electric Flyer Magazine online.
Upcoming Events. HTML version. February '1. 0 (4.